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Volume 42, Number 10
October 2016

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Original Article

Heart rate reduction with esmolol is associated with improved arterial elastance in patients with septic shock: a prospective observational study

A. Morelli, M. Singer, V. M. Ranieri, A. D’Egidio, L. Mascia, A. Orecchioni, F. Piscioneri, F. Guarracino, E. Greco, M. Peruzzi, G. Biondi-Zoccai, G. Frati, S. M. Romano
Pages 1528 - 1534

Beta-Lactam Infusion in Severe Sepsis (BLISS): a prospective, two-centre, open-labelled randomised controlled trial of continuous versus intermittent beta-lactam infusion in critically ill patients with severe sepsis

Mohd H. Abdul-Aziz, Helmi Sulaiman, Mohd-Basri Mat-Nor, Vineya Rai, Kang K. Wong, Mohd S. Hasan, Azrin N. Abd Rahman, Janattul A. Jamal, Steven C. Wallis, Jeffrey Lipman, Christine E. Staatz, Jason A. Roberts
Pages 1535 - 1545

Lung ultrasonography for assessment of oxygenation response to prone position ventilation in ARDS

Malik Haddam, Laurent Zieleskiewicz, Sebastien Perbet, Alice Baldovini, Christophe Guervilly, Charlotte Arbelot, Alexandre Noel, Coralie Vigne, Emmanuelle Hammad, François Antonini, Samuel Lehingue, Eric Peytel, Qin Lu, Belaid Bouhemad, Jean-Louis Golmard, Olivier Langeron, Claude Martin, Laurent Muller, Jean-Jacques Rouby, Jean-Michel Constantin, Laurent Papazian, Marc Leone
Pages 1546 - 1556

Physical declines occurring after hospital discharge in ARDS survivors: a 5-year longitudinal study

Elizabeth R. Pfoh, Amy W. Wozniak, Elizabeth Colantuoni, Victor D. Dinglas, Pedro A. Mendez-Tellez, Carl Shanholtz, Nancy D. Ciesla, Peter J. Pronovost, Dale M. Needham
Pages 1557 - 1566

Ventilator-related causes of lung injury: the mechanical power

L. Gattinoni, T. Tonetti, M. Cressoni, P. Cadringher, P. Herrmann, O. Moerer, A. Protti, M. Gotti, C. Chiurazzi, E. Carlesso, D. Chiumello, M. Quintel
Pages 1567 - 1575

Bedside assessment of the effects of positive end-expiratory pressure on lung inflation and recruitment by the helium dilution technique and electrical impedance tomography

Tommaso Mauri, Nilde Eronia, Cecilia Turrini, Marta Battistini, Giacomo Grasselli, Roberto Rona, Carlo Alberto Volta, Giacomo Bellani, Antonio Pesenti
Pages 1576 - 1587

Imported falciparum malaria in adults: host- and parasite-related factors associated with severity. The French prospective multicenter PALUREA cohort study

Fabrice Bruneel, Florence Tubach, Jean-Paul Mira, Sandrine Houze, Sebastien Gibot, Marie-Genevieve Huisse, Bruno Megarbane, Christophe Choquet, Philippe Corne, Eric Peytel, Daniel Villers, Christophe Camus, Olivier Bouchaud, Eric Caumes, Pierre-Marie Girard, Fabrice Simon, Antoine Kalloumeh, Carine Roy, Remy Durand, Jacques Le Bras, Sophie Matheron, Michel Wolff
Pages 1588 - 1596

What's New in Intensive Care

Moral distress in ICU nurses

Meredith Mealer, Marc Moss
Pages 1615 - 1617

Severe traumatic brain injury in children: a vision for the future

Michael J. Bell, Stephen R. Wisniewski
Pages 1618 - 1620

Understanding the Disease

Understanding arterial load

Manuel Ignacio Monge García, Paula Saludes Orduña, Maurizio Cecconi
Pages 1625 - 1627


Dynamic predictors of VILI risk: beyond the driving pressure

John J. Marini, Samir Jaber
Pages 1597 - 1600

Continuous infusion of β-lactam antibiotics for all critically ill patients?

Fabio S. Taccone, Kevin B. Laupland, Philippe Montravers
Pages 1604 - 1606

Beta-blockers in septic shock to optimize hemodynamics? Yes

Daniel A. Reuter, James A. Russell, Armand Mekontso Dessap
Pages 1607 - 1609

Beta-blockers in septic shock to optimize hemodynamics? No

Anthony S. McLean, Fabio S. Taccone, Antoine Vieillard-Baron
Pages 1610 - 1612

Beta-blockers in septic shock to optimize hemodynamics? We are not sure

Daniel De Backer, Djillali Annane
Pages 1613 - 1614

Imaging in Intensive Care Medicine

Coagulopathy in fulminant liver failure with ultimately fatal clot formation

Patrick John Kennelly, Terence Farrell, Ignacio Martin-Loeches
Pages 1628 - 1629

Esophageal lymph node metastasis causing airway obstruction

Yasuyuki Chida, Ryota Inokuchi, Fumihito Ito, Kazuaki Shinohara
Pages 1630 - 1631

Severe ARDS in a critically ill influenza patient with invasive pulmonary aspergillosis

Urs Pietsch, Christina Müller-Höcker, Annette Enzler-Tschudy, Miodrag Filipovic
Pages 1632 - 1633

From the Inside

Buying time to save a life: a 3-month “call in the dark for awareness”

F. Gobert, P. Le Cam, C. Guérin
Pages 1634 - 1636


Procedure-specific consent is the norm in United States intensive care units

Elliott Mark Weiss, Rachel Kohn, Vanessa Madden, Scott Halpern, Steven Joffe, Meeta Prasad Kerlin
Pages 1637 - 1638

Elevated soluble IL-7 receptor concentration in non-survivor ICU patients

Estelle Peronnet, Julie Mouillaux, Guillaume Monneret, Emmanuelle Gallet-Gorius, Sophie Blein-Henry, Alain Lepape, Julien Textoris, Fabienne Venet
Pages 1639 - 1640

Chronic healthcare expenditure in survivors of sepsis in the intensive care unit

Maria E. Koster-Brouwer, Kirsten van de Groep, Wietze Pasma, Hugo M. Smeets, Arjen J. C. Slooter, Dylan W. de Lange, Diederik van Dijk, Tom van der Poll, Marc J. M. Bonten, Olaf L. Cremer
Pages 1641 - 1642

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