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ICU Management

The importance of skeletal muscle ultrasound in critical care

2017 10 Oct

With growing interest in understanding muscle atrophy and function in critically ill patients and survivors, ultrasound is emerging as a potentially powerful tool for skeletal muscle quantification. However, there are key challenges that need to be addressed in future work to ensure useful interpretation and comparability of results across diverse observational... Read more

ICU Management

LIVES 2017: Do muscle activating measures prevent muscle atrophy?

2017 02 Oct

The effect of protocol-based physiotherapy and additional muscle activating measures on the balance between muscular protein synthesis and degradation and muscle function in intensive care unit (ICU)-acquired weakness was presented at LIVES 2017 by Julius Grunow, Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin.You might also like: Potential Nutritional Strategies... Read more