• Jean-Louis Vincent, Erasme University Hospital

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Affiliated to the International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine (ISICEM), Brussels, Belgium.
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  • Early mobilization in mechanically ventilated patients

    Early mobilization is not common across intensive care units (ICUs) in Australia and New Zealand despite physiotherapists being available; more than 50% of patients are discharged with ICU-acquired weakness as a result.

    Critical Care 2015, 19:81
  • Accuracy of continuous glucose monitoring

    An interstitial glucose sensor system in critically ill patients cannot replace blood glucose level measurements, but may provide important trend information for glucose management.

    Critical Care 2015, 19:34
  • Image attributed to: Monet & Teboul 2015

    Top tips for passive leg raising

    Monnet and Teboul discuss five rules for optimising passive leg raising; by following these rules this test reliably predicts preload responsiveness.

    Critical Care 2015, 19:18
  • Image attributed to: Klaus D Peter CC-BY 2.0

    Percutaneous versus surgical tracheotomy

    In critically ill adult patients, percutaneous tracheotomy techniques can be performed faster than a surgical tracheostomy and also reduce stoma inflammation and infection.

    Critical Care 2014, 18:544



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