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Critical Care Canada Forum 2022

2022 23 Nov

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Sleep Assessment in Critically Ill Adults

2022 25 Jul

Sleep in adult patients in the ICU is severely disturbed and typically short, light and fragmented. In addition, interventions in the ICU such as sedation, ventilation and illness can alter sleep characteristics. Some of the most common causes of sleep disruption include environmental factors such as noise and light; physiologic factors, such as pain,... Read more

Ionized or Total Magnesium levels—What Should We Measure in Critically Ill Patients?

2022 09 Jun

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Analgesia, Sedation and Neuromuscular Blockade in Critically Ill Patients

2022 25 May

A Practical Approach for Intensivists A practical approach to analgesia, sedation and neuromuscular blockade of critically ill patients and a discussion on potential benefits, adverse effects and current professional international recommendations. Introduction Patients hospitalised in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) are naturally prone to... Read more

Estimated Plasma Volume (ePV) in Critical Care

2022 28 Apr

  Speakers     Thomas Metkus, MD Divisions of Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, Departments of Medicine and Surgery Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine   Dennis Begos, MD, FACS, FACRS Medical Director, Medical and Scientific Affairs... Read more

electronic Poor Outcome Screening (ePOS) Score

2022 21 Mar

The number of elderly and multimorbid patients admitted to the ICU continues to increase. These patients are at a high risk of dying and are likely to suffer from poor long-term outcomes such as functional and cognitive impairment, psychological distress and 6-month mortality. In addition, these patients have complex palliative care needs and could... Read more

Patient Safety in the ICU: Exploring Trends in Adverse Events in ICUs

2022 17 Feb

Adverse events (AEs) are common among critically ill patients. Evidence about the nature, preventability and predictability of AEs can be used to reinvest in efforts to reduce them and improve patient safety in ICUs. Case Mr. A, a previously well 70-year-old male was admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) with respiratory... Read more

Detection and Management of Acute Kidney Injury in the ICU

2022 17 Feb

Speakers Rolando Claure-Del Granado, MD, FASN Director, AKI/CRRT Program Hospital Obrero, Cochabamba, Bolivia Dennis Begos, MD, FACS, FACRS Medical Director, Medical and Scientific Affairs Nova Biomedical Read more

The Importance of Accurate Glucose Monitoring in Critically Ill Patients

2021 23 Nov

The complexity of glucose testing, the limitations of point-of-care blood glucose monitoring systems and the need for accuracy and reliability to ensure optimised patient outcomes. C ritically ill patients are not found just in intensive care units, but throughout the hospital: emergency departments, post-anaesthesia care units,... Read more

Hypomagnesemia in Critically Ill patients on Kidney Replacement Therapy

2021 28 Oct

Speakers Francesca Di Mario, MD Internal Medicine and Nephrology Department Parma University Medical School, Parma, Italy Germano Ferrari PhD, MBA EU Director, Medical & Scientific Affairs (MASA) Nova Biomedical Read more