Prolonged time from intubation to cannulation in VV-ECMO for COVID-19: does it really matter?
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Source: Critical Care - November 10, 2021 Category: Intensive Care Authors: Pierre-Yves Olivier, Gregoire Ottavy, Jerome Hoff, Johann Auchabie, Cedric Darreau and Marc Pierrot Tags: Research Letter Source Type: research

Peripheral microcirculatory alterations are associated with the severity of acute respiratory distress syndrome in COVID-19 patients admitted to intermediate respiratory and intensive care units
COVID-19 is primarily a respiratory disease; however, there is also evidence that it causes endothelial damage in the microvasculature of several organs. The aim of the present study is to characterize in vivo... (Source: Critical Care)
Source: Critical Care - November 8, 2021 Category: Intensive Care Authors: Jaume Mesquida, A. Caballer, L. Cortese, C. Vila, U. Karadeniz, M. Pagliazzi, M. Zanoletti, A. P érez Pacheco, P. Castro, M. García-de-Acilu, R. C. Mesquita, D. R. Busch and T. Durduran Tags: Research Source Type: research

The impact of COVID-19 critical illness on new disability, functional outcomes and return to work at 6 months: a prospective cohort study
There are few reports of new functional impairment following critical illness from COVID-19. We aimed to describe the incidence of death or new disability, functional impairment and changes in health-related q... (Source: Critical Care)
Source: Critical Care - November 8, 2021 Category: Intensive Care Authors: Carol L. Hodgson, Alisa M. Higgins, Michael J. Bailey, Anne M. Mather, Lisa Beach, Rinaldo Bellomo, Bernie Bissett, Ianthe J. Boden, Scott Bradley, Aidan Burrell, D. James Cooper, Bentley J. Fulcher, Kimberley J. Haines, Jack Hopkins, Alice Y. M. Jones, S Tags: Research Source Type: research

Study conclude that TXA in severely injured was associated with lower mortality: beware of potential confounders
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Source: Critical Care - November 1, 2021 Category: Intensive Care Authors: Patrick M. Honore, Sebastien Redant, Thierry Preseau, Sofie Moorthamers, Keitiane Kaefer, Leonel Barreto Gutierrez, Rachid Attou, Andrea Gallerani, Willem Boer and David De Bels Tags: Letter Source Type: research

Effect of tranexamic acid on thrombotic events and seizures in bleeding patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Tranexamic acid (TXA) reduces surgical bleeding and reduces death from bleeding after trauma and childbirth. However, its effects on thrombotic events and seizures are less clear. We conducted a systematic rev... (Source: Critical Care)
Source: Critical Care - November 1, 2021 Category: Intensive Care Authors: Shuhei Murao, Hidekazu Nakata, Ian Roberts and Kazuma Yamakawa Tags: Research Source Type: research

The obesity paradox and hypoglycemia in critically ill patients
A high body mass index (BMI) has been associated with decreased mortality in critically ill patients. This association may, in part, relate to the impact of BMI on glycemia. We aimed to study the relationship ... (Source: Critical Care)
Source: Critical Care - November 1, 2021 Category: Intensive Care Authors: Drago Ple čko, Nicolas Bennett, Johan Mårtensson and Rinaldo Bellomo Tags: Research Source Type: research

The effect of the head-up position on cardiopulmonary resuscitation: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Experimental studies of head-up positioning (HUP) during cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) have had some degree of conflicting published results. The current study aim was to analyze and reconcile those disc... (Source: Critical Care)
Source: Critical Care - October 30, 2021 Category: Intensive Care Authors: Cheng-Chieh Huang, Kuan-Chih Chen, Zih-Yang Lin, Yu-Hsuan Chou, Wen-Liang Chen, Tsung-Han Lee, Kun-Te Lin, Pei-You Hsieh, Cheng Hsu Chen, Chu-Chung Chou and Yan-Ren Lin Tags: Research Source Type: research

Initial antimicrobial management of sepsis: increased prehospital blood lactate levels for identifying sicker patients who may benefit from prehospital antibiotic therapy initiation
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Source: Critical Care - October 30, 2021 Category: Intensive Care Authors: Romain Jouffroy and Beno ît Vivien Tags: Letter Source Type: research

Correction to: Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for COVID-19: a systematic review and meta-analysis
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Source: Critical Care - October 27, 2021 Category: Intensive Care Authors: Kollengode Ramanathan, Kiran Shekar, Ryan Ruiyang Ling, Ryan P. Barbaro, Suei Nee Wong, Chuen Seng Tan, Bram Rochwerg, Shannon M. Fernando, Shinhiro Takeda, Graeme MacLaren, Eddy Fan and Daniel Brodie Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Comment on the article: “Prediction of the development of acute kidney injury following cardiac surgery by machine learning”
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Source: Critical Care - October 26, 2021 Category: Intensive Care Authors: Hang Zhang, Yang Zhao and Tongtong Gu Tags: Letter Source Type: research

Impact of tight glucose control on circulating 3-hydroxybutyrate in critically ill patients
Recent evidence suggests a potentially protective effect of increasing ketone body availability via accepting low macronutrient intake early after onset of critical illness. The impact of blood glucose control... (Source: Critical Care)
Source: Critical Care - October 25, 2021 Category: Intensive Care Authors: Jan Gunst, Astrid De Bruyn, Michael P. Casaer, Sarah Vander Perre, Lies Langouche and Greet Van den Berghe Tags: Research Source Type: research

The effect of opioids on gastrointestinal function in the ICU
Gastrointestinal (GI) dysfunction is common in the critical care setting and is highly associated with clinical outcomes. Opioids increase the risk for GI dysfunction and are frequently prescribed to reduce pa... (Source: Critical Care)
Source: Critical Care - October 24, 2021 Category: Intensive Care Authors: Yun Yan, Yu Chen and Xijing Zhang Tags: Review Source Type: research

Identification of focal ARDS using ventilatory ratio
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Source: Critical Care - October 24, 2021 Category: Intensive Care Authors: Kay Choong See, Melanie Torres Estaras and Juvel Mabao Taculod Tags: Research Letter Source Type: research

Clinical spectrum and risk factors for mortality among seawater and freshwater critically ill drowning patients: a French multicenter study
Drowning is a global threat and one of the leading causes of injury around the world. The impact of drowning conditions including water salinity on patients ’ prognosis remains poorly explored in Intensive Care... (Source: Critical Care)
Source: Critical Care - October 24, 2021 Category: Intensive Care Authors: Florian Reizine, Agathe Delbove, Alexandre Dos Santos, Laetitia Bodenes, Pierre Bouju, Pierre Fill âtre, Aurélien Frérou, Guillaume Halley, Olivier Lesieur, Maud Jonas, Florian Berteau, Jean Morin, David Luque-Paz, Rémy Marnai, Anthony Le Meur, Cécil Tags: Research Source Type: research

Fever and hypothermia represent two populations of sepsis patients and are associated with outside temperature
Fever and hypothermia have been observed in septic patients. Their influence on prognosis is subject to ongoing debates. (Source: Critical Care)
Source: Critical Care - October 21, 2021 Category: Intensive Care Authors: Daniel O. Thomas-R üddel, Peter Hoffmann, Daniel Schwarzkopf, Christian Scheer, Friedhelm Bach, Marcus Komann, Herwig Gerlach, Manfred Weiss, Matthias Lindner, Hendrik Rüddel, Philipp Simon, Sven-Olaf Kuhn, Reinhard Wetzker, Michael Bauer, Konrad Reinha Tags: Research Source Type: research