Intensive Care Medicine

http://link.springer.com/journal/134

List of Papers (Total 1,291)

Do we need randomized clinical trials in extracorporeal respiratory support? Yes

Extracorporeal respiratory support, also known as extracorporeal gas exchange, may be used to rescue the most severe forms of acute hypoxemic respiratory failure with high blood flow venovenous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. Alternatively, lower flow extracorporeal carbon dioxide removal might be applied to reduce the intensity of mechanical ventilation in patients with less ...

The impact of frailty on intensive care unit outcomes: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Purpose Functional status and chronic health status are important baseline characteristics of critically ill patients. The assessment of frailty on admission to the intensive care unit (ICU) may provide objective, prognostic information on baseline health. To determine the impact of frailty on the outcome of critically ill patients, we performed a systematic review and ...

Prevention of acute kidney injury and protection of renal function in the intensive care unit: update 2017

Background Acute kidney injury (AKI) in the intensive care unit is associated with significant mortality and morbidity. Objectives To determine and update previous recommendations for the prevention of AKI, specifically the role of fluids, diuretics, inotropes, vasopressors/vasodilators, hormonal and nutritional interventions, sedatives, statins, remote ischaemic preconditioning ...