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Save the date June 26-29, Berlin, Germany
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.
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?
The results of the PESIT trial
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...
Crystalloids or Colloids in Hypovolemic Shock
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
How Intra-Abdominal Pressure affects respiratory mechanics and how to set PEEP in intra-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
Effect of noninvasive ventilation delivered by helmet vs. face mask on the rate of endotracheal intubation in patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome: A randomized clinical trial.
To determine whether noninvasive ventilation (NIV) delivered by helmet improves intubation rate among patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS).
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From Annual Update in Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine 2016
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.