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Need to improve management strategies for cirrhotic patients

2018 10 Apr

Cirrhosis, a major worldwide health problem, has a high level of morbidity and mortality. Patients with cirrhosis who require intensive care support have high mortality rates of near 50 percent. This patient population presents numerous challenges to the intensive care provider but, unfortunately, current management strategies remain largely guided... Read more

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ISICEM18: More good studies needed, says Vincent

2018 20 Mar

Intensivists need to learn from their oncologist colleagues by running trials with carefully selected patient groups, as medicine moves from personalised medicine to precision medicine, said Prof Jean-Louis Vincent, speaking at the opening of the 38th International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine in Brussels on Tuesday.   We need... Read more

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How to provide better intensive care?

2018 16 Mar

Systems approach and individualised careProfessor Jukka Takala, MD, PhD, is professor of Intensive Care Medicine in the University of Bern, Switzerland, Director and Chief Physician of the Department of Intensive Care Medicine, and Chair of the business unit of Intensive Care Medicine, Emergency Medicine and Anaesthesiology and Pain Medicine at Inselspital,... Read more

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DAT-ICU: Datathon for Intensive Care

2018 20 Jan

Greater Paris University Hospitals, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the French Intensive Care Society, University Pierre et Marie Curie and University Paris Descartes, endorsed by the French Society of Anesthesia & Intensive Care Medicine, have the pleasure to invite you to the event :
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Volume 17 - Issue 4, 2017

2017 22 Nov

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BeneVision: envision the future of patient monitoring

2017 07 Nov

30 years ago, monitoring in most intensive care environments was via an ECG display with a numeric value for heart rate combined with intermittent manual measurements of blood pressure. Advances in technology have greatly increased monitoring parameters. For exmaple, eight are included in the current minimum standards for monitoring under anesthesia... Read more

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Better living quality for intensive care

2017 07 Nov

Aiming to bring "Better Living in Intensive Care" for both patients and caregivers, the French Intensive Care Society issued guidelines to promote quality of life for ICU. As the largest premier reference and teaching hospital in France, CHU de Toulouse experimented with some of the most pioneering approaches to improve life in ICU. These include inviting... Read more