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ESICM LIVES Physiology 2020

2020 06 Feb

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9th EuroELSO Congress 2020

2020 06 May

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Quality improvement in the PICU – a primer for intensivists

2019 30 May

Quality improvement provides tools that help the transformation of an intensive care unit into a highly reliable and safe environment, that nurtures continuous learning and delivery of high-quality care that improves patient experience and outcomes.   Despite advances in healthcare and dramatic improvements in survival across the spectrum of... Read more

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IFAD 2019

2019 29 May

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ESICM EuroAsia 2019

2019 14 Apr

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2019 15 Jan

Challenges and advantages of engaging a clinical  staffing and management service for your ICU Trusting a third-party partner to staff and manage your ICU isn’t a decision to be made lightly. Your hospital’s reputation is at stake. Even more important, so are your patients’ health and safety. Finding the right partner to help you deliver... Read more

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Fulfilling a promise to Mosul with point-of-care ultrasound

2018 11 Dec

Mosul, Iraq’s second city, is slowly rebuilding its healthcare infrastructure after years of war and destruction. Dr Henryk Pich, a consultant anaesthetist and intensive care physician at the University of Dresden, Germany, visited the region soon after the fighting had ended, supported by the independent aid organisation CADUS. Moved by the makeshift... Read more

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What should we stop doing in the ICU?

2018 16 Oct

In this article, I highlight that the most important thing intensive care physicians should stop doing is ignoring that they are prone to several cognitive biases. I will first support my statement by looking for conceptual caveats and cognitive bias in routine intensive care unit (ICU) care, and then move to specific patient and structural problems.... Read more

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Solid cancer patients: high day-120 mortality post-ICU discharge

2018 17 Apr

The challenge for intensivists is to identify which patients with solid cancers would benefit from ICU care. A new multicentre, retrospective study finds a high mortality in the ICU and in the hospital among these patients, although the medium-term survival is quite acceptable, especially for patients with cancers other than lung cancers. The findings... Read more

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LIVES2017: Migration and intensive care: what about ethics?

2017 06 Oct

With vast numbers of migrants and refugees reaching Europe over the last few years, what are the implications for intensivists? A session arranged by the Ethics section of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine, which held its 30th congress in Vienna at the end of September, explored the issues.   Individual enthusiasm takes you only... Read more