Intensive Care Medicine

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

List of Papers (Total 1,286)

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 ...

Association between mRNA expression of CD74 and IL10 and risk of ICU-acquired infections: a multicenter cohort study

Purpose Intensive care unit (ICU)-acquired infections (IAI) result in increased hospital and ICU stay, costs and mortality. To date, no biomarker has shown sufficient evidence and ease of application in clinical routine for the identification of patients at risk of IAI. We evaluated the association of the systemic mRNA expression of two host response biomarkers, CD74 and IL10, with ...