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2022 16 Mar

Sepsis is a leading cause of admission to the ICU and is associated with a high mortality rate. Join our panellists as they discuss the impact of sepsis in critical care, characteristics of patients with sepsis, causative factors, and effective preventive and therapeutic interventions. Moderator Jean-Louis Vincent  Editor-in-Chief ICU Management...Read more

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2020 30 Oct

Jean-Louis Vincent is a Consultant in the Department of Intensive Care at Erasme University Hospital in Brussels and a Professor of Intensive Care at the Université libre de Bruxelles.He is the editor-in-chief of ICU Management & Practice, Critical Care, and Current Opinion in Critical Care and member of the editorial board of many other healthcare...Read more

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2019 30 May

It is never easy when children are in the hospital. And it is even more stressful when they're in the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU). When a child is admitted to the PICU, it means that they require the highest level of medical care. Children in the PICU present with different symptoms and conditions - from serious infections to heart conditions;...Read more

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2019 19 Mar

The 39th International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine opened today in Brussels, Belgium. Professor Jean-Louis Vincent kicked off the proceedings with an insightful discussion on intensive care and emergency medicine. Prof. Vincent thanked the organisers and the scientific advisors from all over the world who were attending...Read more

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2019 18 Mar

The 39th International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine begins Tuesday 19th March in Brussels, Belgium. The pre-symposium courses begin March 17th and will continue till March 18th.  Organised in collaboration with the Departments of Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine of Erasme University Hospital, Université Libre de...Read more

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Innovation

2019 14 Mar

The burden of critical illness is a major concern in healthcare. This burden is expected to continue to increase as our population ages. Our cover story Innovation highlights the growing problem of critical illness and the need to develop improved practices and implement new and advanced solutions to meet the expected challenges. Our contributors...Read more

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2019 14 Mar

Managing sedation analgesia for patient-centred care in the ICU   Pain management and sedation are closely linked in the intensive care unit. In the past, clinicians were using sedative agents too liberally, often with benzodiazepines. And several issues were observed in the ICU, including the problems of delirium, weakness and prolonged ICU...Read more

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Concluding-remarks

2019 14 Mar

Reducing sedation and managing and treating pain are important objectives for clinicians. The primary goal should always be to promote the comfort of the patient and to minimise pain through the proper use of multimodal analgesia. The use of opioid drugs should be avoided unless absolutely necessary; and focus should be placed on achieving pain control...Read more

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Pre-icu

2018 01 Jun

What happens before patients arrive in the ICU? We know that status pre-ICU is associated with outcomes after patients leave the ICU. We also know that we want patients to come to the ICU only if it is needed. This ties in to having an adequate emergency medicine system and innovative techniques in trauma as well as monitoring hospital patients...Read more

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Multiple-organ-support

2018 16 Mar

Interventions intended to support one organ can have unexpected implications on the patient, presenting physicians with critical decisions. These can be aided with innovative technologies and new techniques, but only if well understood. We often come across multiple organ dysfunction syndrome (MODS), with incremental degrees of physiologic derangements...Read more

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Recovery

2017 15 Sep

Recovery after critical illness has received increasing attention in recent years, and rightly so. We highlighted neglect of recovery as one of the ten big mistakes in intensive care medicine (Vincent et al. 2014). While survival has improved tremendously, for a long time insufficient attention was given to how patients (and their families and caregivers)...Read more

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2017 28 May

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Health Management

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2017 16 Feb

Editor-in-Chief, ICU Management & Practice Professor of Intensive Care Medicine, University of  Brussels Our health is our most precious good and helping people whose health is damaged or at stake is the highest privilege on earth Management Tip:   Make everybody happy… and make sure they...Read more

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2016 30 Nov

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Quality

2016 30 Nov

An emphasis on quality of care has always underpinned healthcare, but in recent years quality measurement has come to the fore, as countries around the world seek to provide the best outcomes for patients while facing ever-increasing healthcare costs. In intensive care, despite the heterogeneity of the patient population, great strides have been made...Read more

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2004 20 Jun

We are delighted to feature ICU Management's Editor-in-Chief, Professor Jean-Louis Vincent, in Zoom On. Dr. Vincent is Professor of Intensive Care at the University of Brussels, and intensive care physician in the Department of Intensive Care at the Erasme University Hospital in Brussels. We put our seven questions to him:  1.    What are your...Read more