• 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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    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
  • Multi-drug resistance in sepsis

    Multi-drug resistance is associated with a three-fold increase in the risk of hospital mortality in sepsis due to Gram-negative bacteremia

    Critical Care 2014, 18:596
  • Mitochondrial transcriptome in pediatric septic shock

    Nuclear-encoded mitochondrial genes are differentially expressed early in pediatric septic shock compared with healthy controls, indicating the nuclear genome may be an important mechanism contributing to alterations in mitochondrial bioenergetic function and outcomes in pediatric sepsis.

    Critical Care 2014, 18:623
  • Diagnostic accuracy for delirium in PICU 

    High quality research to determine the accuracy of delirium screening tools in the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) are required before prevalence, risk factors, treatment, and outcomes can be determined.

    Critical Care 2014, 18:489
  • Inter-hospital transfer and mortality in AKI patients

    Inter-hospital transfer of critically ill patients with acute kidney injury (AKI) does not increase risk of death or dialysis dependence 30 days after the initiation of acute renal replacement therapy.

    Critical Care 2014, 18:513
  • Revised Injury Severity Classification, version II

    New prognostic factors have been included into the updated Revised Injury Severity Classification (RISC) score, which outperforms the previous RISC model in discrimination, precision and calibration.

    Critical Care 2014, 18:476



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