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Here's a single slide showing nicely why we measure different values during fluid therapy and what information they provide. Excellent pearl of knowledge shared by Xavier Monnet at #ISICEM2018.
"The Critical Care Reviews Book summarises, critiques and puts in context the biggest trials of the year." There is not much more to add. Rob Mac Sweeney and four other intensivists of Northern Ireland try to make the impossible - possible. On 344 pages they have summarised a selection of the maybe most relevant trials concerning critical care of 2016. In regards of all the countless trials published every year this is a fantastic piece of work. Supporting the idea of Free Open Access Meducation this book is free for download and a must for any clinician involved in critial care.
Great job lads!
The free download is available HERE
This excellent post by Josh Farkas from Emcrit.org resumes nicely on how our daily work sometimes is influenced by fears and not knowledge. If you are worried to give a patient meropenem after he had an anaphylactic reaction to penicillin in the past... then this reading is for you!
His Bottom Line comes as follows:
Don't miss out this excellent post: PulmCrit mythbusting - Anaphylaxis to penicillins isn’t a contraindication to meropenem
This overview comes in very handy when you want to correlate the coronary arteries territories with wall motion abnormalities found on echocardiography.
Thanx to Sam Ghali aka @EM_RESUS for this post on Twitter.
This is a picture of an ICU monitor...
Question: What is going on here and what would you do first?
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