Latest issue of “Intensive and Critical Care Nursing” Volume 40 June 2017

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Titles of articles published in this issue include “Working together: a critical care nurses experiences of temporary staffing within Swedish health care: a qualitative study”, “burnout and job satisfaction of intensive care personnel and the relationship with personality and religious traits: an observational multi centre cross sectional study” and “Effect of nocturnal sound reduction on the incidence of delirium in intensive care unit patients: an interrupted time series analysis”

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Most recent issue of Critical Care Reviews Newsletter 288 18th June 2017

The 288th issue of the Critical Care Reviews Newsletter includes the latest research from across the medical literature during the last week.  Highlights of this latest issue include the REVIVE RCT investigating an exercise programme post discharge home after critical illness, a paediatric trail examining the FAST scan in trauma and an RCT on icatibant for ACE inhibitor induced upper airway angioedema.

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Intensive Care Society State of the Art Meeting: December 2017 Liverpool

This conference will be held at the Arena and Convention Centre Liverpool on 4th to 6th December 2017.  The format has been redesigned to be more interactive and provide plenty of chance to ask questions, exchange views and network.  Content highlights will include “peri-op medicine and ICU: the interface”, “all new all day trauma track” and “Is there a place for standalone HDUs?”.  A full programme and booking details will be available soon.  For more details see the meetings’ website via this link.

Latest issue of Critical Care Reviews Newsletter 287 11th June 2017

The 287th issue of the Critical Care Reviews Newsletter includes the latest research from across the medical literature from the previous week.  Highlights include “the pilot TOP-UP and SPIRIT randomised controlled trials, a worrying study on data fabrication in anaesthetic and general medical journals, a guideline on acute kidney injury reviews on fluid responsiveness, clinical examination in circulatory shock, continuous renal replacement therapy forty year anniversary and an interesting discussion on the management of septic shock”.
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Current issue of Critical Care Reviews Newsletter 284 21st May 2017

The 286th issue of the Critical Care Reviews Newsletter contains the latest research fromcritcal care reviews across the medical literature of the last seven days.

These include a randomised clinical trial on “Intraoperative ketamine for prevention of postoperative delirium or pain after major surgery in older adults”, a meta analysis on “Effort to breathe with various spontaneous breathing trial techniques”, a cohort study on “Short course adjunctive gentamicin as empirical therapy in patients with severe sepsis and septic shock” and a Cochrane Review on “High flow nasal cannulae for respiratory support in adult intensive care patients”

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Current issue of Critical Care Reviews Newsletter 282 7th May 2017

The Critical Care Newsletter 282nd issue provides the best critical care research from the literature in the last week.  Highlights include the latest HFNO trial and RCTs on stress ulcer prophylaxis, inhaled nitric oxide to treat acute pulmonary embolism and an education intervention for anti-infectious measures.  There are also observational studies on bystander efforts in out of hospital cardiac arrest and emergency transfusion of patients with unknown blood type with O positive red blood cells as well as guidelines on severe perioperative bleeding and the prevention of surgical site infection.

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Latest issue of Critical Care Reviews Newsletter 280 23rd April 2017

The 280th Critical Care Reviews Newsletter provides the best critical care research and open access articles from across the medical literature over the past seven days.  The highlights of this week’s edition are a randomised controlled trial examining immunoglobulin G for patients with necrotising soft tissue infection and a feasibility trial investigating corticosteroids in paediatric septic shock; review articles on arginine in the critically ill, nutrition and metabolism in burn patients and pre-hospital ultrasound; as well as three excellent study critiques on FLORALI, HELMET-NIV and targeted temperature management in deceased organ donors.

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