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  • Jean-Louis Vincent, Erasme University Hospital

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  • Glucose monitoring in the critically ill

    Subcutaneous continuous glucose monitoring to guide insulin treatment in critically ill patients is as safe and effective as intermittent point-of-care measurements and reduces nursing workload and daily costs

    Critical Care 2014, 18:453
  • Consultant cover and ICU mortality

    There is no relationship between days of continuous cover by a single intensivist and patient outcomes in adult, general ICUs in England but intensivist participation in handover is associated with increased mortality.

    Critical Care 2014, 18:491
  • Therapeutic hypothermia and immune response

    Induced hypothermia after cardiac arrest does not alter immune response when compared with patients with a body temperature regulated at 36°C, contradicting fears that induced hypothermia may increase the risk of infection.

    Critical Care 2014, 18:R162
  • Assessing pain in critically ill patients

    The Behavioural Pain Scale and Critical Care Pain Observation Tool show the best reliability and consistency for assessing pain in ICU patients.

    Critical Care 2014, 18:R160
  • 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

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Critical Care is a high quality, peer-reviewed, international clinical medical journal. Critical Care aims to improve the care of critically ill patients by acquiring, discussing, distributing, and promoting evidence-based information relevant to intensivists.

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