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VITAMINS Trial: No Significant Benefit of Vitamin C Cocktail

2020 22 Jan

Sepsis is a life-threatening condition that causes nearly one-third to half of all hospital deaths. It is also responsible for more than 5 million deaths worldwide each year. Patients with septic shock are an important subgroup of sepsis. These patients have circulatory and metabolic abnormalities that further increase their mortality risk. New treatments... Read more

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Volume 19 - Issue 4, 2019

2020 15 Jan

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The Future ICU

2020 15 Jan

Critical Care Medicine has existed for many years, but was only recognised as a specialty in the last 40 years or so. However, during this time, there has been a tremendous amount of change. Over the years, our understanding of different critical illnesses has improved, and our treatment strategies have become more effective. Technology has also played... Read more

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Improving Recognition of Neonatal Sepsis

2020 15 Jan

Improving early recognition of sepsis in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit using machine learning models and electronic health record data. Neonatal Sepsis - Incidence and Outcomes Despite advances in knowledge and medical care, sepsis remains a major cause of morbidity and mortality in infants worldwide, claiming the lives of one... Read more

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Diagnosis, Treatment and Management of the Critically Ill Patient

2020 15 Jan

Professor Rui P. Moreno works at the Intensive Care Unit of the Hospital de São José (Centro Hospitalar Universitário de Lisboa Central E.P.E) as the coordinator of the Neurocritical and Trauma ICU. Prof. Moreno has been a member of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM) since 1995 and became President of the Society in 2008. He... Read more

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ICU Management & Practice 2019 Subject Index

2020 15 Jan

Subject Index for Volume 19, issues 1-4, 2019. Issue    Pages Link Issue 1  1-64 https://iii.hm/10cv Issue 2 65-128 https://iii.hm/10cw Issue 3 129-192 https://iii.hm/10cx Issue 4  193-256 https://iii.hm/10cy   Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Use of sedation... Read more

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Top ICU Stories of 2019

2019 28 Dec

As we move into 2020, here's a quick recap of our most clicked stories in ICU in 2019:  Using Biomarkers for Mortality Prediction in Patients With Sepsis A new study evaluated the prognostic value of six biomarkers at onset of sepsis in adult patients with sepsis or septic shock. Risk Factors for Frailty and Death in the ICU... Read more

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Hydrocortisone Versus Placebo in Patients with Septic Shock

2019 01 Dec

Septic shock is a serious illness that is associated with high morbidity and mortality. A significant number of patients who develop septic shock also have a number of comorbidities that further worsens the prognosis. Over the years, many studies have been published on the benefits of corticosteroids in patients with septic shock. Most of these... Read more

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Using Biomarkers for Mortality Prediction in Patients With Sepsis

2019 23 Nov

Sepsis has always carried high mortality. Even today, with all the latest technology and newer antibiotics, sepsis continues to be a major risk factor for death. It is important to understand that the earlier sepsis is diagnosed and treated, the better the prognosis. Each year, nearly 6 million people die of sepsis in the US.  Because of its aggressive... Read more

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Timing of Death Among Patients With Septic Shock

2019 14 Nov

Over the last few years, many advances have been made in the critical care of patients with septic shock. Both diagnosis and treatment strategies have improved. However, the mortality rates of patients with septic shock have a bimodal distribution; some patients die within a few days from it, while others die a few weeks later from other comorbidities. ... Read more