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ICU Management

2017 27 Apr

Wikipedia defines intensive care medicine as a branch of medicine concerned with the diagnosis and management of life-threatening conditions requiring sophisticated organ support and invasive monitoring. 1 To this, I would add the line ‘for the patient’s benefit’ since this alters the above definition fundamentally.    Intensive care is an all-encompassing... Read more

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Are Newly Licensed Intensivists Prepared for Practice?

2017 21 Feb

A study in the Netherlands indicates that recently licensed intensivists are well prepared for most tasks in intensive care medicine (ICM). However, lower preparedness scores on tasks related to leadership and management, science, and professional development call for re-evaluation of the current curriculum. The findings will be published in Journal... Read more

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Webinar "Surviving Sepsis Guidelines 2016: What do you need to know?"

2017 30 Jan

To follow the recent publication of the Surviving Sepsis Campaign’s (SSC) updated guidelines 2016 in Intensive Care Medicine ESICM will also organise an interactive Webinar "Surviving Sepsis Guidelines 2016: What do you need to know?" hosted by ESICM President Massimo Antonelli (Moderator) and SSC Co-Chair Andrew Rhodes (Presenter). This webinar will... Read more

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Belgian Society For Intensive Care Medicine (SIZ) Annual Meeting

2016 26 Dec

The mission of the Belgian Society of Intensive Care Medicine is to organise and to promote the Quality of Care administered to patients admitted to intensive care units. The core business of intensive care medicine is the observation, the monitoring, the diagnostic process and treatment in patients with life threatening failure of one or more vital... Read more

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Volume 16 - Issue 3, 2016

2016 27 Sep

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Women in Leadership in Intensive Care Medicine

2016 27 Sep

There is a significant gender imbalance in positions of leadership in intensive care medicine. This complex problem requires action to ensure high quality and sustainable leadership for our specialty in the future.   Despite an increasing proportion of ‏women in the medical specialty ‏workforce, there are few female doctors ‏in positions of leadership... Read more