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Acute hypoxemic respiratory failure in immunocompromised patients: the Efraim multinational prospective cohort study
BackgroundIn immunocompromised patients with acute hypoxemic respiratory failure (ARF), initial management aims primarily to avoid invasive mechanical ventilation (IMV).MethodsTo assess the impact ofExpand
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Levosimendan and mortality after coronary revascularisation: a meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials
IntroductionPatients undergoing coronary revascularization often require inotropic support that has been associated with an increased risk for death and morbidity. The purpose of this study was toExpand
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The Speaker Gender Gap at Critical Care Conferences
Objectives: To review women’s participation as faculty at five critical care conferences over 7 years. Design: Retrospective analysis of five scientific programs to identify the proportion of femalesExpand
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Outcome in patients perceived as receiving excessive care across different ethical climates: a prospective study in 68 intensive care units in Europe and the USA
PurposeWhether the quality of the ethical climate in the intensive care unit (ICU) improves the identification of patients receiving excessive care and affects patient outcomes is unknown.MethodsInExpand
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Ethical decision-making climate in the ICU: theoretical framework and validation of a self-assessment tool
Background Literature depicts differences in ethical decision-making (EDM) between countries and intensive care units (ICU). Objectives To better conceptualise EDM climate in the ICU and to validateExpand
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End-of-life decisions in Burn Intensive Care Units - An International Survey.
INTRODUCTION Burn victims and their families are faced with an unexpected, life changing injury, and they don't have the necessary time to adjust to the trauma. Even though there is extensiveExpand
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Secondary HLH is uncommon in severe COVID‐19
Abstract Severe cases of COVID‐19, caused by novel coronavirus SARS‐CoV‐2, have been associated with a hyperinflammatory state.(Huang, Wang et al. 2020) This has been described as a form of secondaryExpand
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Is this (still) a man's world?
  • V. Metaxa
  • Medicine
  • Critical Care
  • 29 January 2013
During the past 50 years, the participation of women in medicine has increased dramatically. However, this encouraging influx has not been accompanied by equality for male and female faculty in termsExpand
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Preliminary Results of UCART19, an Allogeneic Anti-CD19 CAR T-Cell Product, in a First-in-Human Trial (CALM) in Adult Patients with CD19+ Relapsed/Refractory B-Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
Background UCART19 is a genetically modified T-cell product manufactured from non-HLA matched healthy donor cells. Lentiviral-transduced CAR T-cells express (1) an anti-CD19 CAR (anti-CD19 scFv-Expand
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Time for change? A national audit on bereavement care in intensive care units
Introduction Bereaved ICU family members frequently experience anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder, which have been associated with significantly impaired quality of life.Expand
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