CCR-Newsletter-BannerNewsletter 366  |  December 17th 2018

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Welcome to the 366th 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.

The highlights of this week's edition are French guidelines on tracheotomy in the intensive care unit & targeted temperature management in the ICU, & a Brazilian guideline on management of acute kidney injury in patients with cirrhosis; narrative reviews on complications of decompressive craniectomy, left ventricular assist devices & multidrug resistant bacteria in critically ill patients, as well as editorials on patient age in decision-making for extracorporeal life support in cardiopulmonary resuscitation, cardiac arrest, gender and resuscitation outcomes & physiological interventions in cardiac arrest: passing the pilot phase. There are also commentaries on clearing airway secretions, ARDS phenotypes & artificial intelligence

Based on the TARGET trial, one of our featured trials at #CCR19, this week's Topic of the Week is intensity of feeding, starting with the ESPEN guideline on clinical nutrition in the ICU in tomorrow's Paper of the Day.

If you only have time to read one review article this week, try this one on intensive care, right ventricular support and lung transplantation in patients with pulmonary hypertension.

Social Programme at #CCR19

For those coming to the Critical Care Reviews Meeting 2019, don't forget we have a packed social programme. On Thursday, January 17th, after the last talk, we have a wine reception followed by a walk through the incredible Titanic Exhibition. After a couple of hours break, we then have live music in the next door Titanic Hotel, which includes food and drink. The next morning, for the early birds, there is a choice of either a Pilates class on the Bridge (top floor) in Titanic or a run around Titanic Quarter. That night there is a rooftop party in the luxurious Merchant Hotel, again with live music, and hopefully to include food and drink too. More details are available on the meeting webpage.



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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