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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

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LIVES2017: Is there a critical care gender gap?

2017 06 Oct

In critical care medicine, women are not proportionally represented as authors, conference speakers or on guideline panels, said Geeta Mehta, MD, of Sinai Health System, University of Toronto, speaking at LIVES2017, the 30th annual congress of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine, held in Vienna last month.   Mehta is one of the... Read more

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LIVES2017: New outcome prediction score

2017 06 Oct

A newly validated outcome prediction score (PEAR score), based on information available at ICU admission, is simple, quick and easily understandable, and has high potential clinical utility for risk prediction, according to Kenneth Christopher, of Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston. The research was presented at LIVES 2017, the 30th annual congress... Read more