CCR-Newsletter-BannerNewsletter 336  |  May 20th 2018

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Welcome to the 336th 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 edition are randomised controlled trials comparing bougie with stylet for first-pass emergency intubation, tranexamic acid for hyperacute primary intracerebral haemorrhage, and standardized handoff curriculum for ICU handover; systematic reviews on low-dose corticosteroids for septic shock, and therapeutic hypothermia for patients following traumatic brain injury; and observational studies on sedation intensity, withholding or withdrawing of life-sustaining therapy in older adults, and frailty and failure to rescue after low-risk and high-risk inpatient surgery. There are also narrative reviews on complications associated with intravascular devices, rib fixation and orthopaedic traumatology; editorials on ADRENAL trial versus APROCCHSS trial and the REDUCE trial, and commentaries on critical care without central lines, intracranial pressure management in traumatic brain injury and thromboelastography (TEG)-based resuscitation versus empirical 1:1 transfusion

This week's Topic of the Week is fraility, starting with a paper on the impact of frailty on intensive care unit outcomes 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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