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    November 23-24, 2018 @ Congress Centre "Pakhuis De Zwijger", Amsterdam, The Netherlands

    We are very pleased to announce the 7th International Fluid Academy Day, which will take place on November 23rd 2018 at Pakhuis De Zwijger in Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Faculty: Pietro Caironi, Maurizio Cecconi, Luciano Gattinoni, Robert Hahn, Monty Mythen,...). The aim of this seventh edition is again to review recent advances in fluid management, and hemodynamic and organ function monitoring in the critical care setting in a comprehensive manner for intensivists, anaesthesiologists and emergency physicians as well as interested internists and surgeons. However the meeting will deal with any broad topic related to critical care. As always it is also a great way to promote professional interaction between faculty members, participants and delegates of the industry. On November 24th post-IFAD courses will be organised: 5th CACU (Critical and Acute Care Ultrasound) course (Faculty: Adrian Wong, Daniel Lichtenstein, Jan Poelaert, Xavier Monnet, Pieter Tuinman...); 1st Acid-Base Masterclass (Faculty: Luciano Gattinoni, Pietro Caironi, Tom Langer, Paul Elbers, Niels Van Regenmortel,...) and 2nd ECMO hands-on cannulation course (Faculty: Dinis dos Reis Miranda). This website is regularly updated. Last modification by Adminstrator (Manu Malbrain) on August 2nd 2018 at 10:00 AM.

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Petition to retire the surviving sepsis campaign guidelines

Petition to retire the surviving sepsis campaign guidelines

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.

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    Livestream Webinar on Fluid Management (#IFAD2018)

    Livestream Webinar on Fluid Management (#IFAD2018)

    Due to massive response we have extended the number of FREE delegates for this #IFAD2018 Livestream Webinar on Fluid Management in Critically Ill to 750, as we dont want to leave out any one. Hurry to secure your ticket for Nov 23

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    Satellite Masterclass Symposium on Blood Purification

    Satellite Masterclass Symposium on Blood Purification

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    Capillary leakage is one major cause of intravasal fluid deficiency. This may result in hypotension and cardiocirculatory shock necessitating fluid resuscitation. Follow this Masterclass and learn more on cytokine removal...

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    #iFADmini in Brazil (SP and Rio)

    #iFADmini in Brazil (SP and Rio)

    If you are going to the AMIB meeting in Sao Paulo join us for an iFADmini on Nov 28th or come to Rio for an iFADmicro on Dec 5th

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    Should we retire the Surviving Sepsis Guidelines and Bundles: PRO (#LIVES2018)

    Should we retire the Surviving Sepsis Guidelines and Bundles: PRO (#LIVES2018)

    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.

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    Workshop on How to talk like TED? (#IFAD2018)

    Workshop on How to talk like TED? (#IFAD2018)

    This workshop will explain why some powerpoint presentations are boring and what you can do to keep your audience awake...

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    Join #SMACC Sydney

    Join #SMACC Sydney

    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.

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    Free Open Access Medical education (FOAM): the new way to keep up-to-date

    Free Open Access Medical education (FOAM): the new way to keep up-to-date

    This blog is the second of three from the authors examining how social media (SoMe) transgresses the usual borders and may, in the future, play an important role in learning and teaching in critical care...

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    Social media in critical care: what’s all the fuss about?

    Social media in critical care: what’s all the fuss about?

    This blog is the first of three from the authors examining how social media (SoMe) transgresses the usual borders and may, in the future, play an important role in learning and teaching in critical care...

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    Using social media in medicine to your advantage, with care!

    Using social media in medicine to your advantage, with care!

    Social media is beginning to change the way that medicine is practiced. It has the power to engage people in public health and policy discussions, and to establish professional networks...

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    2nd ECMO course

    2nd ECMO course

    This workshop will outline the basic principles of extracorporeal life support made easy by key-experts in the field and is NOT to be missed...

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    1st Acid-Base course

    1st Acid-Base course

    The course will start by refreshing core topics in acid base medicine. Then we will quickly move towards full and complete understanding of acid base medicine made easy by key-experts in the field and is NOT to be missed...

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    5th CACU: Course on Acute Care Ultrasound

    5th CACU: Course on Acute Care Ultrasound

    Join us for a full day course comprising of lectures, interactive sessions and practical hands-on time on various modalities of point-of-care ultrasound with experienced international faculty

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    Petition to retire the surviving sepsis campaign guidelines

    Petition to retire the surviving sepsis campaign guidelines

    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.

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    #IFADmini at the #14ECCC Dubai 2018

    #IFADmini at the #14ECCC Dubai 2018

    Summary slide from the day

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    What is the ideal IV fluid? (#iFADmini #IFAD2018)

    What is the ideal IV fluid? (#iFADmini #IFAD2018)

    Read further and find out whether or not the ideal intravenous plasma substitution fluid exists or not?

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    The neglected role of abdominal compliance (#iFADmini #IFAD2018)

    The neglected role of abdominal compliance (#iFADmini #IFAD2018)

    Read on, if you want to know how abdominal compliance plays a role in organ-organ interactions

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    What is new in IAP measurement (#IFAD2018 #iFADmini)

    What is new in IAP measurement (#IFAD2018 #iFADmini)

    In this #ISICEM18 lecture @manu_malbrain discusses the recent advances in IAP measurement as well as the advantages for continuous monitoring

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    The use of ultrasound in de-resuscitation

    The use of ultrasound in de-resuscitation

    Point-of-care ultrasound as a multimodal approach for fluid management. Can POCUS save the drowning?

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    Privacy GDPR

    Privacy GDPR

    Please read our new privacy policy statement in order to comply with the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) of the EU.

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    #iFADmini in Dubai

    #iFADmini in Dubai

    If you are going to the 14th ECCC (Emirates Critical Care Congress) join us for an iFADmini on April 5th

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    How to monitor de-resuscitation (#ISICEM18 #IFAD2018)

    How to monitor de-resuscitation (#ISICEM18 #IFAD2018)

    Different monitoring tools are available to help the clinician to guide de-resuscitation

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    Global Increased Permeability Syndrome (#ISICEM18 #IFAD2018)

    Global Increased Permeability Syndrome (#ISICEM18 #IFAD2018)

    Global increased permeability syndrome is defined as fluid overload with new onset organ failure.

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    Fluids are Drugs (#ISICEM18 #IFAD2018)

    Fluids are Drugs (#ISICEM18 #IFAD2018)

     

    In analogy to antibiotic stewardship physicians should treat fluids also as drugs

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    Understanding CARS (#ISICEM18 #IFAD2018)

    Understanding CARS (#ISICEM18 #IFAD2018)

    Understand what worsening renal fdunction occurs in patients with congestive heart failure

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    #IFAD2018 campaign started

    #IFAD2018 campaign started

    If you are attending #ISICEM18 follow the #IFAD2018 campaign to secure your FREE seat in Amsterdam

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    IFAD goes International

    IFAD goes International

    At last IFAD meeting in Antwerp the Executive Committee became truly international

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    FOAMbot

    FOAMbot

    Check out this space as the FOAMbot is coming soon

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    #IFAD2017 Social Media Report

    #IFAD2017 Social Media Report

    The #IFAD2017 Social Media Report is out. Find out more and download the 82 page report

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    Monitoring in Sepsis and ARDS

    Monitoring in Sepsis and ARDS

    PiCCO

    Swan-Ganz

    Ultrasound

    Impedance

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    Fluids in special groups

    Fluids in special groups

    Elderly

    Right heart failure

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    Successful markers of resuscitation

    Successful markers of resuscitation

    Pros and Cons of Diuresis
    Pros and Cons of S(c)vO2
    Pros and Cons of endtidal CO2
    Pros and Cons of Lactate

    by @concernecus

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    Honorary Day 2 Opening Lectures

    Honorary Day 2 Opening Lectures

    Fluid overload and the lungs

    How a little girl saved the world

    The sodium conundrum

    The use of blood purification systems in sepsis

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    A collection of specially released Free and Open Access papers as part of #IFAD2017

    A collection of specially released Free and Open Access papers as part of #IFAD2017

    #FOAMed #FOAMCC

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    Fluid Overload Revisited

    Fluid Overload Revisited

    Three great talks on the topics of over transfusion, oedema and the furosemide challenge. Blog post written by Matt Rowland (@matthewjrowland).

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    The hypotensive oedematous septic patient

    The hypotensive oedematous septic patient

    What would these experts do?

     

    AND a commentary by @concernecus

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    IFA research

    IFA research

    Highlighting the trials sponsored by the International Fluid Academy...

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