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NICIS-Neurosciences in Intensive Care International Symposium 2017

2016 02 Nov

The vision of  “Neurosciences in Intensive Care International Symposium” (NICIS)is to accelerate transformative advances in the care and science of patients with critical illness and neurological injury. NICIS brings together clinicians and scientistswho have a common aspiration to translate discoveries in the neurosciences into better patient-centered... Read more

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19th Asia Pacific Conference on Critical Care Medicine 2016-APCCCM 2016

2016 09 May

Welcome to 19th APCCCM 2016. The APCCCM will combine with the 2nd Joint Meeting of JSICM & TSCCM together with the 7th Critical Care Conference in Thailand and the TSCCM Annual Meeting 2016, together and stronger. With our experiences in organizing the Critical Care Conferences in Thailand in the past years, we chose Bangkok Convention Centre at CentralWorld... Read more

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Quality Care for Critically Ill Should be Goal for All

2016 21 Mar

A viewpoint article in JAMA suggests that while more beds and a focus on quality will improve critical care in developing countries disease-specific and setting-specific factors need to be factored in. Problems in the care for critically ill patients in developing countries go beyond the ICU. Because of a lack of appropriate ambulance and out-of-hospital... Read more

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Risk of PTSD after ICU

2016 15 Jan

According to a new, multicentre study, 1 in 10 patients is at risk of having new post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) related to their ICU experience up to a year post-discharge. The research, published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, is the first to investigate ICU-related PTSD in a mixed veteran and civilian cohort.PTSD... Read more

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Multimodality Neuromonitoring in Critically Ill Patients

2015 31 Dec

Without Primary Acute Brain Injury This review focuses on the current experience with clinically available neuromonitoring techniques in critically ill patients at risk for neurological compromise, but without overt acute brain injury (ABI).The field of neuromonitoring has grown rapidly over the past 30 years, which has helped improve pathophysiological... Read more

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Apgar Score May Relate to Mother's Risk of Critical Illness

2015 06 Nov

While the Apgar score assesses a baby's condition at birth, this metric may also be a useful tool for predicting whether a mother will become critically ill. Based on a new study published in JAMA Pediatrics, mothers whose babies had a low Apgar score had a nine-time higher risk of ICU admission than those whose baby had a normal Apgar. In addition,... Read more

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PTSD Common in ICU Survivors

2015 22 Apr

Post-traumatic stress disorder — often thought of as a symptom of warfare, major catastrophes and assault — can also affect patients who survive a critical illness and stay in the intensive care unit (ICU). A Johns Hopkins study has found that nearly one-quarter of ICU survivors suffer from PTSD. Researchers also identified possible causes of PTSD and... Read more

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Selenide Protects Heart Muscle Following Cardiac Arrest

2015 14 Apr

According to a new preclinical study by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, damage to heart muscle from insufficient blood supply during cardiac arrest and reperfusion injury after blood flow is restored can be reduced by 90 percent if selenide is administered intravenously in the wake of an attack. The findings have been published... Read more


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