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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

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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

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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

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Safer Intubation Practices in Critically Ill Patients

2021 30 Sep

What We Learned During the COVID-19 Pandemic That Should Not Be Forgotten An overview of the available evidence on safe intubation practices in critically ill patients in light of new discoveries due to the coronavirus pandemic. Introduction Orotracheal intubation is a life-saving procedure in critically ill patients with acute... Read more

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Male Sex - An Independent Risk Factor for Mortality in Very Old Intensive Care Patients

2021 24 Aug

Among 1,841 very old ICU patients with respiratory failure, although women had higher age and frailty, males had higher 30-day mortality assessed one month after ICU admission. Particularly in light of the ongoing pandemic, male patients appear to be at significantly higher risk for worse outcomes than females. Introduction Demographic... Read more

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Critical Care Canada Forum 2021

2021 06 Dec

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39th Vicenza Course on AKI & CRRT - Virtual Meeting

2021 26 Oct

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Choosing Wisely: The Next Five Recommendations

2021 07 Mar

In 2010, Howard Brody, a medical ethicist and family physician, authored "Medicine's Ethical Responsibility for Healthcare Reform - The Top Five List". His list challenged medical societies to identify five interventions in healthcare that were overused, and that did not provide patient benefit. Following the same logic, the American Board of Internal... Read more

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Microtools to Identify and Resuscitate Microcirculatory Dysfunction in Critically Ill Patients

2020 14 Sep

An overview of real-time digital assessment of microcirculation and quantification of tissue perfusion and the physiological and technical considerations that may, in the near future, change the way we look at circulatory shock in critically ill patients. The Challenges of Detecting Circulatory Shock Despite recent advances in the... Read more

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Comparison of T-piece and Pressure Support Ventilation

2020 03 Mar

Weaning from mechanical ventilation is one of the most importance challenges in the ICU. The longer the patients remain on the mechanical ventilator, the greater the risk of complications including longer ICU and hospital stay, higher rates of infection and greater mortality. In some patients, a spontaneous breathing trial (SBT) is conducted to... Read more