Search Tag: Jean-Louis Vincent

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Paediatrics

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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#ISICEM19: Prof. Vincent talks about greater collaboration and a broader view

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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Join ICU Management & Practice at #ISICEM19

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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How to manage sedation analgesia for patient-centred care in the ICU

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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Volume 17 - Issue 2, 2017

2017 28 May

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