CCR-Newsletter-BannerNewsletter 324  |  February 25th 2018

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IHTMS 2018 1200

 International Hypothermia and Temperature Management Symposium


Welcome to the 324th Critical Care Reviews Newsletter, bringing you the best critical care research and open access articles from across the medical literature over the past seven days. It's a great edition this week, with superb articles throughout all sections. The highlights are the REDUCE randomised controlled trial, investigating haloperidol prophylaxis for delirium; narrative clinical reviews on cardiac arrest in theatre (parts 1 & 2), disseminated intravascular coagulation, and perioperative antifibrinolytic therapy; plus wonderful non-clinical reviews, including one on P values and confidence intervals. Articles accompanying plenary lectures from the Society of Critical Care Medicine Annual Congress (being live streamed) are also included, as are excellent editorials on artificial oxygen carriers and critical care echocardiography. There are also commentaries on the psychology of clinical decision making and a set of infographics on cardiac arrest. If you only have time for one review paper this week, try this overview of ARDS by @efan75.

This week's Topic of the Week is airway guidelines, starting with the recent UK guideline on tracheal intubation in critically ill adults in tomorrow's Paper of the Day.



Review Articles










Belfast, 18-19th January 2019

SMACC 2019

SMACC Sydney

Sydney, 26-29th March 2019


Women in ICM

London, February 6th

CCH Journal

Critical Care Horizons is a fresh new voice in the critical care literature, offering thought-provoking, cutting-edge commentary and opinion papers, plus state-of-the-art review articles. The journal is free to publish with and free to read, opening authorship opportunity to all. The energetic editorial board consists of a deliberate mix of clinicians active in social media and world renowned academics, all driven by a desire to improve the care we offer our patients, and operate without financial gain or incentive.  If you have an idea for a paper, and can say it in an engaging manner, please get in touch. We also need peer reviewers.

COI - I am the editor-in-chief of this new journal, but work in a voluntary capacity, as do all the editors.

I hope you find these links useful.

Until next week


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