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ICU Management

#LIVES2019: Should We Treat Fever in Critically Ill Patients Without Acute Brain Pathology?

2019 03 Oct

In one of the sessions at #LIVES2019 in Berlin, Prof. Frank Van Haren of Canberra Hospital, Australia, presented findings from the Randomised Evaluation of Active Control of Temperature versus Ordinary Temperature Management (REACTOR) trial. The question which this study aimed to answer was whether there is a reason why fever should be actively... Read more

ICU Management

#EUSEM18: Treating drug-induced hyperthermia in the ED

2018 11 Sep

Hyperthermia is a life-threatening complication in a small number of patients treated with neuropsychiatric drugs or who use recreational drugs. Philippe Hantson, MD, of the Louvain Centre for Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology, Belgium presented recommendations for treating patients with drug-induced hyperthermia at EUSEM18, the European Society of... Read more