• 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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  • Inflammation and acid-base components

    Acid-base abnormalities, such as increased strong ion gap or decreased albumin, are associated with immunological activation; this association cannot be explained by illness severity alone.

    Critical Care 2014, 18:R154
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    Antibiotic treatment algorithms

    Using a surveillance culture-based algorithm could reduce the use of broad-spectrum antibiotics and may be preferable when implementing new stewardship programs.

    Critical Care 2014, 18:R152
  • Adaptive immune suppression in children with sepsis

    The adaptive immune system is suppressed early in the course of pediatric septic shock and is associated with adverse infection-related outcomes.

    Critical Care 2014, 18:R145
  • NGAL levels can predict AKI

    Plasma and urinary neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (pNGAL, uNGAL) levels measured upon admission to the ICU can be used to predict an occurrence of acute kidney injury (AKI) for up to 72 hours.

    Critical Care 2014, 18:R137
  • Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae

    Yamamoto and Pop-Vicas review the major challenge of treating infections caused by Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae, including what therapies have been successful and the antimicrobials currently in development.

    Critical Care 2014, 18:229
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    The future of antibiotics

    Brad Spellberg reviews the rising problem of antibiotic resistance, discussing the reasons for the lack of new antibiotics and ways to encourage new development.

    Critical Care 2014, 18:228



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