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#LIVES2019: Are Printed Journals Obsolete?

2019 30 Sep

In an interesting session today @ESICM #LIVES2019 in Berlin, Dr. Adrian Wong, Consultant, Intensive Care Medicine and Anaesthesia, Royal Surrey County Hospital, UK, presented his views about printed journals and their purpose in the digital age.  Dr. Wong began with a short history of the first scientific journal devoted to science which was... Read more

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#LIVES2019: Highlights from the Opening Ceremony @ESICM

2019 29 Sep

The 32nd Annual Congress of ESICM officially opened today at the CityCube in Berlin. At the #LIVES2019 opening ceremony, Jozef Kesecioglu, ESICM President, welcomed all participants. Prof. Kesecioglu offered his thanks to the ESICM team, office members and the executive committee members for their efforts during the last twelve months.  He... Read more

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Pathophysiology of Trauma and Revised European Trauma Guidelines

2019 26 Sep

The fifth edition of the European Trauma Treatment Guidelines that have already been cited 1650 times and downloaded from the original home page nearly 600,000 times.   The European trauma treatment guidelines have significantly changed the treatment modalities of trauma patients around the world. The guidelines have also been endorsed... Read more

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Join ICU Management & Practice at #LIVES2019 in Berlin

2019 22 Sep

ESICM's Annual Congress LIVES begins from 28th September to 2nd October in Berlin. With over 6000 physicians, anaesthetists, and nursing health professionals from 97 different countries and a faculty of more than 300 international speakers, LIVES is one of the biggest events of the year in intensive care medicine.  This year in Berlin, there will... Read more

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32nd Annual Congress - ESICM LIVES 2019

2019 28 Sep

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European Society of Intensive Care Medicine Diversity Task Force

2018 01 Jun

In March the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM) ( ) announced its Diversity Task Force (pictured), which will draft a policy paper and code of conduct related to gender, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, race, culture, socioeconomic status and multi professionalism. ESICM is the first major international medical society... Read more

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“Simulate, or not to simulate?”

2018 16 Mar

Evolution in medicine and the anaesthesia context. A brief discussion about the importance and the state of the art of simulation in anaesthesia and intensive care medicine. Training in simulation plays a key role in complex systems such as aviation and the nuclear industry, to investigate predictable errors that lead to adverse outcomes.... Read more

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Volume 17 - Issue 4, 2017

2017 22 Nov

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2017 31 Jul

Although the evaluation of a single intensive care unit (ICU) over time can produce insightful results, self-reflection can lead to excessive optimism or criticism. Benchmarking against other ICUs can provide ICU staff and hospital managers with a broader view and clearer perspectives of targets for improvement. This approach is now used among hospital... Read more