• 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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  • 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
  • AKI biomarkers in burn patients

    Massively burned patients with high plasma and urine neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin levels are at risk of developing early acute kidney injury (AKI) and early mortality with burn shock.

    Critical Care 2014, 18:R151
  • 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



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