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ERC 2022 - European Resuscitation Council Congress

2022 16 Jun

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Therapeutic Hyperthermia and Survival in Critically Ill Afebrile Sepsis Patients

2022 15 Feb

A major feature of infection is fever. However, less than half of critically ill patients with sepsis have a fever at the time of diagnosis. Afebrile patients with sepsis have nearly twice the mortality and are more likely to develop secondary infections than patients with fever. Fever is thus an adaptive response to the infection and is critical for... Read more

Top ICU Stories of 2019

2019 28 Dec

As we move into 2020, here's a quick recap of our most clicked stories in ICU in 2019:  Using Biomarkers for Mortality Prediction in Patients With Sepsis A new study evaluated the prognostic value of six biomarkers at onset of sepsis in adult patients with sepsis or septic shock. Risk Factors for Frailty and Death in the ICU... Read more

European Resuscitation Council (ERC) Congress 2019

2019 19 Sep

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Esophageal Cooling Device Receives Expanded CE Mark Approval for Use to 120 Hours

2016 25 May

Advanced Cooling Therapy (ACT) has received CE Mark approval for an expanded indication for use of its Esophageal Cooling Device (ECD). The ECD, the only temperature management device to modulate patient temperature using the esophageal space, now has CE Mark approval for use up to 120 hours in patients who need either warming or cooling. ... Read more

Temperature Management During Heart Surgery

2015 03 Aug

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons, the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists, and the American Society of ExtraCorporeal Technology have released clinical practice guidelines to address management of a patient’s temperature during open heart surgery. The guidelines appear in the August issue of  The Annals of Thoracic Surgery. Current strategies... Read more