Blog: Fluid Academy

Welcome to the IFA blog! Our blog will give us a unique opportunity to share news, updates and conference content, while also offering a place for us to interact with our community. If you’re wondering what you can expect from the content you find on our blog, and how the information here differs from the information you may find on our website, read on.

EFSUMB Course Book

EFSUMB Course Book

View and download Ultrasound book of the European Federation of Societies for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology (EFSUMB).

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I dont like the Berlin ARDS definition

I dont like the Berlin ARDS definition

Do you like the Berlin ARDS definition? Read more why they are far from perfect and view results of  the Twitter survey

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Incidence of pulmonary embolism in emergency department

Incidence of pulmonary embolism in emergency department

In adult patients who are hospitalised for a first episode of syncope, what is the prevalence of pulmonary embolism (PE)? The authors were concerned that PE is an underappreciated cause of syncope...

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NIV via mask vs. helmet

NIV via mask vs. helmet

To determine whether noninvasive ventilation (NIV) delivered by helmet improves intubation rate among patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS).

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Join #dasSMACC

Join #dasSMACC

The Social Media and Critical Care Conference continues to harness the immense energy of FOAM and dasSMACC in Berlin June 26-29 2017 promises to be the best one yet.

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Cristal

Cristal

CRISTAL wanted to test whether the use of colloids or crystalloids for fluid resuscitation is more likely to reduce mortality in patients admitted to the ICU with acute hypovolemic shock

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All you need to know about FLUIDS, IFAD, FOAM and SMACC

All you need to know about FLUIDS, IFAD, FOAM and SMACC

The IFAD is proud to announce that the Fluid Academy website is now an official SMACC affiliated website!

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SMACCDUB Day 1

SMACCDUB Day 1

SO, YOU THINK YOU ARE A RESUSCITATIONIST...? (Victoria Brazil – @SocraticEM)

Every one needs to do reality check Brazil felt first like a resuscitationist about 20 years ago at a road accident = combination of CPR + fluids? 

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How to set PEEP in Abdominal Hypertension

How to set PEEP in Abdominal Hypertension

Increased intra-abdominal pressure (IAP) alters PV curves and usually shifts the chest wall PV loop to the right while lung PV curves remain unaffected.

The application of PEEP will increase IAP but only when > 10 cmH2O
On average a PEEP 15 cmH2O → IAP + 1.5mmHg

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36th ISICEM Free Full Text Reviews

36th ISICEM Free Full Text Reviews

Reviews

Below you can find the links to the full text open access of the 10 review papers published in relation to the 36th ISICEM (International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine), held in Brussels, Belgium, March 13-18, 2016.

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