Search Tag: hypoxaemia

ICU Management

#ISICEM19: Prof. Jean-Pierre Frat presents results of the FLORALI-2 trial

2019 21 Mar

Professor Jean-Pierre Frat presented the results of the FLORALI-2 trial at the 39th International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine . The study, ' Non-invasive ventilation versus high-flow nasal cannula oxygen therapy with apnoeic oxygenation for preoxygenation before intubation of patients with acute hypoxaemic respiratory failure:... Read more

ICU Management

LIVES 2017: Lack of severe hypoxaemia most common reason not to prone

2017 05 Oct

Despite proven benefits of proning patients with ARDS ( Guérin et al. 2013 ), patients with ARDS are seldom put in prone position. A one-day prevalence study of prone positioning in ARDS patients, organised by the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM) Acute Respiratory Failure Section, found low rates of proning, similar to those... Read more

ICU Management

Mechanical Ventilation: Which Patients Benefit from High PEEP?

2017 21 Mar

Among patients with hypoxaemia after cardiac surgery, the use of an intensive alveolar recruitment strategy compared with a moderate recruitment strategy resulted in less severe pulmonary complications during the hospital stay, according to a randomised clinical trial of postoperative ventilation published in JAMA. See Also : Towards Safer Ventilation... Read more