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ICU Management

Metabolic profiling for monitoring intestinal dysbiosis

2019 12 Jun

Bacteria that reside in the intestinal tract are believed to have several metabolic, endocrine, and immune functions. The composition and diversity of the intestinal microbiome in critical illness can be impacted by poor intestinal perfusion, hypoxia, lack of enteral feeds, and antimicrobial therapy. This could potentially result in adverse outcomes,... Read more

ICU Management

PICU Up! A multicomponent early mobility intervention for critically ill children

2019 30 May

An overview of the 'PICU Up!' mobility programme at Johns Hopkins Children's Center, which integrates sleep promotion, delirium prevention, and sedation optimisation to increase mobilisation in critically ill children.   What is the PICU Up! Programme?   Paediatric intensive units traditionally have had a culture where critically ill children... Read more

ICU Management

Infographic

2019 30 May

Caring for the critically ill child   Read more