Invention of intensive care medicine by an anaesthesiologist: 70 years of progress from epidemics to resilience to exceptional healthcare crises
- MedicineAnaesthesia Critical Care & Pain Medicine
Early consensus management for non-ICU acute respiratory failure SARS-CoV-2 emergency in Italy: from ward to trenches
- MedicineEuropean Respiratory Journal
Italian respiratory scientific societies herein propose early consensus statement management for non-intensive care unit (ICU) ARF SARS-CoV-2 emergencies, and the consensus statement represents the expert opinion of pulmonologists directly involved in the first line of assistance.
The role of psychosomatic medicine in intensive care units
- MedicineWiener Medizinische Wochenschrift
Preventive measures such as the improvement of individual coping strategies and enhancing the individual’s resistance to stress are crucial aspects of improving wellbeing, as well as the overall outcome of disease.
Resurgence of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases in the United States: Anesthetic and Critical Care Implications
- MedicineAnesthesia and analgesia
This article will review the presentation and management of 9 VPDs most relevant to anesthesiologists, intensivists, and other hospital-based clinicians: measles, mumps, rubella, pertussis, diphtheria, influenza, meningococcal disease, varicella, and poliomyelitis.
Making a Meaningful Contribution to Clinical Research
It is my assertion that by first assessing ones unique skills, and then seeking an opportunity to apply those skills a more meaningful contribution to the research program can be made.
Le traitement de l’insuffisance respiratoire aiguë par l’oxygénation extracorporelle au moyen d’un oxygénateur à membrane (ECMO) : les origines
Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation applied to acute respiratory distress syndrome was clinically used as soon as the early seventies and stopped after the ECMO trial results were published in JAMA, in 1979, when a large randomized trial failed to show superiority over conventional treatment.
Critical care medicine in Nepal: where are we?
- MedicineInternational health
The history, the types and current status of ICUs, the challenges, and academic training and certification in critical care medicine in Nepal, compared with existing ICUs in other parts of the world are described.