Watch the Livestream of the 40th Anniversary ICU Symposium in Brussels (Oct 12)
Articles in Category: International Fluid Academy
The #IFAD2018 Social Media Report is out. Find out more and download the 297 page report!
How to limit fluid overload?
Over the last decades we have used aggressive fluid resuscitation as a cornerstone in the treatment of shock, however, with only little evidence to support this. Early venconstriction may avoid fluid overload.
Save the date March 26-29, 2019, Sydney, Australia
The Social Media and Critical Care Conference continues to harness the immense energy of FOAM and SMACC in Sydney March 26-29 2019 promises to be the best one yet. IFAD is a SMACC affiliated website.
The importance of abdominal compliance to understand organ-organ interactions
Read on, if you want to know how abdominal compliance plays a role in organ-organ interactions
Follow the livestream during the 3rd BEACH course in Brussels
Follow the livestream of the 3rd BEACH course in Brussels (Oct 11)
BElgian Annual eCmo Hands-on Course
#BEACH2018 SoMe Report
The #BEACH2018 Social Media Report is out. Find out more and download the 9 page report!
Follow the livestream during the 7th IFAD in Amsterdam
Follow the livestream of the 7th International Fluid Academy Day in Amsterdam (Nov 23)
We need a paradigm shift in the way we develop guidance and treat our sepsis patients
Fill in the petition. Guidelines that go beyond guidance and move to regimented, time-based prescriptions of care must be based on unassailable evidence. Even then, the clinician's assessment of the individual patient should allow a diversion from the guideline directed care.
Is there anything new in IAP measurement?
In this #ISICEM18 lecture @manu_malbrain discusses the recent advances in IAP measurement as well as the advantages for continuous monitoring
Save lives: Support research on IV Fluids
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Secondary brain injury is a frequent event
Talk given by Victoria McCredie, University of Toronto. Secondary brain injury is a frequent event in TBI patients. These events greatly influence prognosis and are potentially preventable. Our understanding of secondary brain injury mechanisms and physiologic responses to treatment is evolving.
Pro-Con debate (@Manu_Malbrain)
Talk by @Manu_Malbrain given during the #LIVES2018 Pro Con debate on Oct 24th in Paris whether the Surviving Sepsis Campaign Guidelines and Bundles should be retired yes or no. Manu Malbrain taking the PRO stand against Mitch Levy. Watch full presentation here.
Can we engineer a superfluid to replace human plasma?
Read further and find out whether or not the ideal intravenous plasma substitution fluid exists or not?
How to guide fluid therapy during de-resuscitation
Different monitoring tools are available to help the clinician to guide de-resuscitation