Clinical review: Scoring systems in the critically ill | Critical Care | Full Text
A new risk prediction model for critical care: the Intensive Care National Audit & Research Centre (ICNARC) model. Crit Care ... hospital mortality assessment for today's critically ill patients. Crit Care Med 2006, 34: 1297-1310.View ArticlePubMedGoogle ... Comparison of multiple organ dysfunction scores in the prediction of hospital mortality in the critically ill. Crit Care Med ... The changing prognostic determinants in the critically ill patient. In 2007 Yearbook of Intensive care and Emergency Medicine. ...https://ccforum.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/cc8204
Agitation, Confusion, and Neuromuscular Blockade in Critically Ill Patients - Critical Care Medicine - Merck Manuals...
... treatment of Approach to the Critically Ill Patient from the Professional Version of the Merck Manuals. ... Agitation, Confusion, and Neuromuscular Blockade in Critically Ill Patients By Soumitra R. Eachempati, MD, Professor of Surgery ... In a critically ill patient, agitation, confusion, or both can result from the original medical condition, from medical ... Some Causes of Agitation or Confusion in Critical Care Patients). It is important to remember that neuromuscular blockade ...http://www.merckmanuals.com/professional/critical-care-medicine/approach-to-the-critically-ill-patient/agitation,-confusion,-and-neuromuscular-blockade-in-critically-ill-patients
Equipment review: Intrahospital transport of critically ill patients | Critical Care | Full Text
A Medline search was performed using the terms 'criticalillness', 'transport of patients', 'patienttransfer', 'critical care ... In particular, the presence of a critical carephysician during transport, proper equipment to monitor vital functions and ... It appears useful to usespecifically constructed carts including standard intensive care unitventilators in a selected group of ... This review on the current literature of the intrahospitaltransport of critically ill patients addresses type and incidence of ...https://ccforum.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/cc362
Mild hypoglycemia is independently associated with increased mortality in the critically ill | Critical Care | Full Text
Reliability of point-of-care testing for glucose measurement in critically ill patients. Crit Care Med 2005, 33: 2778-2785. ... Krinsley JS, Grover A: Severe hypoglycemia in critically ill patients: risk factors and outcomes. Crit Care Med 2007, 35: 2262- ... Krinsley JS: Glycemic variability: a strong, independent risk factor for mortality in critically ill patients. Crit Care Med ... Mackenzie I, Whitehouse T, Nightingale P: The metrics of glycaemic control in critical care. Intensive Care Med 2011, 37: 435- ...https://ccforum.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/cc10322
Incidence and clinical relevance of heparin-induced antibodies in critically ill patients | Critical Care | Full Text
Incidence and clinical relevance of heparin-induced antibodies in critically ill patients. ... it remains unknown in patients of a general intensive care unit (ICU patients). ...https://ccforum.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/cc2572
The utility of open lung biopsy in critically ill adult patients | Critical Care | Full Text
This procedure is associated with significant risk of morbidity and mortality in the intensive care unit (ICU) setting. We ...https://ccforum.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/cc2499
Management of the Critically Ill Traveler | Principles of Critical Care, 4e | AccessMedicine | McGraw-Hill Medical
"Management of the Critically Ill Traveler." Principles of Critical Care, 4e Hall JB, Schmidt GA, Kress JP. Hall J.B., Schmidt G ... Sandrock C, Black H. Sandrock C, Black H Sandrock, Christian, and Hugh Black.Management of the Critically Ill Traveler. In: ... The critically ill traveler can provide a diagnostic dilemma for the clinician given the wide array of causative agents. ... The management of the critically ill traveler includes early isolation and HCW protection should be initiated until a diagnosis ...http://accessmedicine.mhmedical.com/content.aspx?bookid=1340§ionid=80035390
In critically ill patients the procalcitonin level can be misleading | Critical Care | Full Text
Three recently published articles in Critical Care concerning the usefulness of procalcitonin (PCT) in critically ill patients ... Department of Critical Care, University of Groningen,University Medical Center Groningen, Postbus 30.001, Groningen, RB, 9700, ... PCT has also been evaluated as a diagnostic tool in critically ill patients. This would be of help because there is no ... Wolff M, Bouadma L: What procalcitonin brings to management of sepsis in the ICU. Crit Care 2010, 14: 1007. 10.1186/cc9330 ...https://ccforum.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/cc10132
Risk factors for invasive fungal disease in critically ill adult patients: a systematic review | Critical Care | Full Text
... of these cases occur in critical care units. Invasive fungal disease (IFD) in critically ill patients is associated with ... This review shows a number of risk factors to be significantly associated with the development of IFD in critically ill adults ... risk prediction models and clinical decision rules for IFD in critically ill adult patients to inform the primary data ... risk prediction models or clinical decisions rules for IFD in critically ill adult patients. Eligible articles were identified ...https://ccforum.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/cc10574
sRAGE in diabetic and non-diabetic critically ill patients: effects of intensive insulin therapy | Critical Care | Full Text
... time-course and response to intensive insulin therapy differ between hyperglycemic diabetic and non-diabetic critically ill ... A predesigned analysis was conducted of prospectively collected samples from 76 hyperglycemic critically ill patients (33 type- ... Plasma IL-6 concentration was only increased in non-diabetic patients. Plasma levels of sRAGE were higher in diabetic compared ... sRAGE and its ligand HMGB-1 together with IL-6, and soluble thrombomodulin (as markers of inflammation and endothelial cell ...https://ccforum.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/cc10420
Guidelines and Algorithms for Feeding the Critically ill | Pediatric Critical Care Nutrition | AccessPediatrics | McGraw-Hill...
"Guidelines and Algorithms for Feeding the Critically ill." Pediatric Critical Care Nutrition Goday PS, Mehta NM. Goday P.S., ... However, a majority of critically ill children do not meet recommended daily allowance of energy and protein intake,3 and even ... Optimal nutrition therapy of critically ill children has emerged as an important goal. Studies indicate up to 64% of children ... There are emerging data supporting the role of enteral feeds in critically ill children. Enteral nutrition in this population ...http://accesspediatrics.mhmedical.com/content.aspx?bookid=1198§ionid=70672618
Long-term continuous renal replacement therapy and anticoagulation with citrate in critically ill patients with severe liver...
Critical Care201721:294. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13054-017-1870-3 ... Acute renal failure requiring dialysis is a common complication in critically ill patients in intensive care units (ICUs) [1, 2 ... hepatic perfusion may be impaired in critically ill patients with intra-abdominal hypertension. Ann Intensive Care. 2012;2 ... Citrate pharmacokinetics and metabolism in cirrhotic and noncirrhotic critically ill patients. Crit Care Med. 2003;31(10):2450- ...https://ccforum.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13054-017-1870-3
Energy and Macronutrient Requirements in the Critically ill Child | Pediatric Critical Care Nutrition | AccessPediatrics |...
"Energy and Macronutrient Requirements in the Critically ill Child." Pediatric Critical Care Nutrition Goday PS, Mehta NM. Goday ... ENERGETIC DERANGEMENTS DURING CRITICAL ILLNESS. ++. The metabolic response to tissue injury and the stress of critical illness ... Energy and Macronutrient Requirements in the Critically ill Child. In: Goday PS, Mehta NM. Goday P.S., Mehta N.M. Eds. Praveen ... 2 Critically ill patients are characterized by alterations in the metabolism of carbohydrates, proteins, and lipids. During ...http://accesspediatrics.mhmedical.com/content.aspx?bookid=1198§ionid=70672123
Nebulized heparin is associated with fewer days of mechanical ventilation in critically ill patients: a randomized controlled...
Critical Care ISSN: 1364-8535. Contact us. *Editorial email: firstname.lastname@example.org ... Caring for the critically ill patient. High-dose antithrombin III in severe sepsis: a randomized controlled trial. JAMA 2001, ... In this double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial of nebulized heparin in critically ill patients expected to require ... Nebulized heparin is associated with fewer days of mechanical ventilation in critically ill patients: a randomized controlled ...https://ccforum.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/cc9286
Acetaminophen for Fever in Critically Ill Patients with Suspected Infection - Critical Care News
23, p. 2215-2224 Acetaminophen is a common therapy for fever in patients in the intensive care unit (ICU) who have probable ... Acetaminophen for Fever in Critically Ill Patients with Suspected Infection. December 9, 2015. December 9, 2015. ~ TRFT Library ... Cochrane Systematic Review Communication conferences and meetings Contents Page critical care Delirium Drugs End of life care ... PreviousLatest Issue of Intensive and Critical Care Nursing Volume 32 P 1-76 ...https://criticalcarenews.wordpress.com/2015/12/09/acetaminophen-for-fever-in-critically-ill-patients-with-suspected-infection-2/
Acute and long-term survival in chronically critically ill surgical patients: a retrospective observational study | Critical...
Outcome and prognostic factors in critically ill cancer patients admitted to the intensive care unit. Crit Care Med 2000, 28: ... whether implementation of recent advances in critical care medicine has improved prognosis in chronically critically ill ... Improved survival of critically ill cancer patients with septic shock. Intensive Care Med 2003, 29: 1688-1695. 10.1007/s00134- ... LTCU, long-term care unit; NICU, neurological intensive care unit; SICU, surgical intensive care unit. ...https://ccforum.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/cc5915
Reciprocal Risk of Acute Kidney Injury and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome in Critically Ill Burn Patients - Critical Care...
... acute respiratory distress syndrome and acute kidney injury with respect to their contributions to mortality in critically ill ... Critical Care Medicine. 44(10). pp.e915-e922 Objective: To evaluate the association between ... Reciprocal Risk of Acute Kidney Injury and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome in Critically Ill Burn Patients. September 19, ... Clemens, M. (2016) Critical Care Medicine. 44(10). pp.e915-e922. Objective: To evaluate the association between acute ...https://criticalcarenews.wordpress.com/2016/09/19/reciprocal-risk-of-acute-kidney-injury-and-acute-respiratory-distress-syndrome-in-critically-ill-burn-patients/
Essential Critical Care: Bring on the bling - Beta Lactam infusions in critically ill sepsis patients
Bring on the bling - Beta Lactam infusions in critically ill sepsis patients ... Essential Critical Care A site dedicated to promotion of critical care excellence ...http://www.essentialcriticalcare.com/2017/03/bring-on-bling-beta-lactam-infusions-in.html
Essential Critical Care: Podcast : Reversal of Novel Anticoagulant agents in critically ill patients - an interview with Scott...
Podcast : Reversal of Novel Anticoagulant agents in critically ill patients - an interview with Scott Kaatz ... Essential Critical Care A site dedicated to promotion of critical care excellence ...http://www.essentialcriticalcare.com/2017/01/podcast-reversal-of-novel-anticoagulant.html
Electrolyte abnormalities in critically ill patients with end-stage renal disease receiving parenteral nutrition - Critical...
27 April 2017 Malnutrition is common in patients who are critically ill and is associated with increased morbidity and ... and critical care clinicians are frequently involved in writing PN orders for patients in the intensive care unit (ICU). ... Electrolyte abnormalities in critically ill patients with end-stage renal disease receiving parenteral nutrition. April 28, ... Malnutrition is common in patients who are critically ill and is associated with increased morbidity and mortality. For ...https://criticalcarenews.wordpress.com/2017/04/28/electrolyte-abnormalities-in-critically-ill-patients-with-end-stage-renal-disease-receiving-parenteral-nutrition/
LSUHSC-S Evidence Alert: Critical Care Med - Efficacy of red blood cell transfusion in the critically ill: A systematic review...
Labels: Critical Care Med, Critical Care Medicine, Critical Illness, ICU, Red Blood Cell, Systematic Review, Transfusion ... Critical Care Med - Efficacy of red blood cell transfusion in the critically ill: A systematic review of the literature ... Be sure to check for updated guidelines before making patient care decisions based on this information.. Please be aware that ...http://lsuhsc-sevidencealert.blogspot.com/2009/01/critical-care-med-efficacy-of-red-blood.html
Airway Management in Critically Ill Patients | SpringerLink
In critically ill patients, endotracheal intubation is associated with a high risk of complications, including severe hypoxemia ... Brimacombe J, Berry A, Verghese C (1995) The laryngeal mask airway in critical care medicine. Intensive Care Med 21:361-364 ... Mort TC (2005) Preoxygenation in critically ill patients requiring emergency tracheal intubation. Crit Care Med 33:2672-2675 ... Complications of endotracheal intubation in the critically ill. Intensive Care Med 34(10):1835-1842PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar ...https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00408-011-9278-3
Current Issue : Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Consensus Recommendations for RBC Transfusion Practice in Critically Ill Children From the Pediatric Critical Care Transfusion ... Copyright © 2018 by the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care ... in collaboration with the Pediatric Critical Care Blood Research N Less Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 19(9):884-898, ... Multiple Micronutrient Plasma Level Changes Are Related to Oxidative Stress Intensity in Critically Ill Children*. Valla, ...https://journals.lww.com/pccmjournal/Pages/currenttoc.aspx
Sabinet | Oral hygiene care in critically ill patients
... there is scope for further investigation into oral hygiene care practices in the critically ill. ... beneficial effects of oral hygiene care and the way in which oral hygiene practices should be implemented for a critically ill ... A discussion of the available research evidence to guide oral hygiene care activities includes aspects of timing as well as ... Various implications of poor oral hygiene care are highlighted, as well as the barriers that have been identified to preventing ...http://journals.co.za/content/m_sajcc/23/2/EJC64601
Elevated Omentin Serum Levels Predict Long-Term Survival in Critically Ill Patients
"Levels of circulating mir-133a are elevated in sepsis and predict mortality in critically ill patients," Critical Care Medicine ... "The effect of diabetes on mortality in critically ill patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis," Critical Care, vol. 15 ... "Insulin-treated diabetes is not associated with increased mortality in critically ill patients," Critical Care, vol. 14, no. 1 ... "Persistently elevated osteopontin serum levels predict mortality in critically ill patients," Critical Care, vol. 19, article ...https://www.hindawi.com/journals/dm/2016/3149243/