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Volume 44, Number 12
December 2018

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Original Article

Association of social deprivation with 1-year outcome of ICU survivors: results from the FROG-ICU study

Kathleen Bastian, Alexa Hollinger, Alexandre Mebazaa, Elie Azoulay, Elodie Féliot, Karine Chevreul, Marie-Céline Fournier, Bertrand Guidet, Morgane Michel, Philippe Montravers, Sébastien Pili-Floury, Romain Sonneville, Martin Siegemund, Etienne Gayat
Pages 2025 - 2037

Development of an ICU discharge instrument predicting psychological morbidity: a multinational studyOpen access

A. Milton, A. Schandl, I. W. Soliman, K. Meijers, M. van den Boogaard, I. M. Larsson, C. Brorsson, U. Östberg, M. Oxenbøll-Collet, J. Savilampi, S. Paskins, M. Bottai, P. V. Sackey
Pages 2038 - 2047

ACTH and cortisol responses to CRH in acute, subacute, and prolonged critical illness: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, crossover cohort studyOpen access

Bram Peeters, Philippe Meersseman, Sarah Vander Perre, Pieter J. Wouters, Yves Debaveye, Lies Langouche, Greet Van den Berghe
Pages 2048 - 2058

Unrecognised myocardial infarction and its relationship to outcome in critically ill patients with cardiovascular disease

Annemarie B. Docherty, Shirjel Alam, Anoop S. Shah, Alastair Moss, David E. Newby, Nicholas L. Mills, Simon J. Stanworth, Nazir I. Lone, Timothy S. Walsh
Pages 2059 - 2069

Restricted fluid resuscitation in suspected sepsis associated hypotension (REFRESH): a pilot randomised controlled trial

Stephen P. J. Macdonald, Gerben Keijzers, David McD Taylor, Frances Kinnear, Glenn Arendts, Daniel M. Fatovich, Rinaldo Bellomo, David McCutcheon, John F. Fraser, Juan-Carlos Ascencio-Lane, Sally Burrows, Edward Litton, Amanda Harley, Matthew Anstey, Ashes Mukherjee
Pages 2070 - 2078

Professional burnout among physicians and nurses in Asian intensive care units: a multinational survey

Kay Choong See, Ming Yan Zhao, Emiko Nakataki, Kaweesak Chittawatanarat, Wen-Feng Fang, Mohammad Omar Faruq, Bambang Wahjuprajitno, Yaseen M. Arabi, Wai Tat Wong, Jigeeshu V. Divatia, Jose Emmanuel Palo, Babu Raja Shrestha, Khalid M. K. Nafees, Nguyen Gia Binh, Hussain Nasser Al Rahma, Khamsay Detleuxay, Venetia Ong, Jason Phua
Pages 2079 - 2090

Targeting low-normal or high-normal mean arterial pressure after cardiac arrest and resuscitation: a randomised pilot trialOpen access

Pekka Jakkula, Ville Pettilä, Markus B. Skrifvars, Johanna Hästbacka, Pekka Loisa, Marjaana Tiainen, Erika Wilkman, Jussi Toppila, Talvikki Koskue, Stepani Bendel, Thomas Birkelund, Raili Laru-Sompa, Miia Valkonen, Matti Reinikainen
Pages 2091 - 2101

Quantitative versus standard pupillary light reflex for early prognostication in comatose cardiac arrest patients: an international prospective multicenter double-blinded studyOpen access

Mauro Oddo, Claudio Sandroni, Giuseppe Citerio, John-Paul Miroz, Janneke Horn, Malin Rundgren, Alain Cariou, Jean-François Payen, Christian Storm, Pascal Stammet, Fabio Silvio Taccone
Pages 2102 - 2111

Targeting two different levels of both arterial carbon dioxide and arterial oxygen after cardiac arrest and resuscitation: a randomised pilot trialOpen access

Pekka Jakkula, Matti Reinikainen, Johanna Hästbacka, Pekka Loisa, Marjaana Tiainen, Ville Pettilä, Jussi Toppila, Marika Lähde, Minna Bäcklund, Marjatta Okkonen, Stepani Bendel, Thomas Birkelund, Anni Pulkkinen, Jonna Heinonen, Tuukka Tikka, Markus B. Skrifvars
Pages 2112 - 2121

Relationship between height and outcomes among critically ill adults: a cohort study

Emily A. Vail, David A. Harrison, Hannah Wunsch
Pages 2122 - 2133

Timing of onset of persistent critical illness: a multi-centre retrospective cohort study

Sean M. Bagshaw, Henry T. Stelfox, Theodore J. Iwashyna, Rinaldo Bellomo, Dan Zuege, Xioaming Wang
Pages 2134 - 2144

Assessment of vocal cord movement by ultrasound in the ICU

Zhengshang Ruan, Rongrong Ren, Wenwen Dong, Junjie Ma, Zhenyu Xu, Yanfei Mao, Lai Jiang
Pages 2145 - 2152

Percutaneous versus surgical femoro-femoral veno-arterial ECMO: a propensity score matched study

Pichoy Danial, David Hajage, Lee S. Nguyen, Ciro Mastroianni, Pierre Demondion, Matthieu Schmidt, Adrien Bouglé, Julien Amour, Pascal Leprince, Alain Combes, Guillaume Lebreton
Pages 2153 - 2161

Host–pathogen interactions and prognosis of critically ill immunocompetent patients with pneumococcal pneumonia: the nationwide prospective observational STREPTOGENE study

Jean-Pierre Bedos, Emmanuelle Varon, Raphael Porcher, Pierre Asfar, Yves Le Tulzo, Bruno Megarbane, Armelle Mathonnet, Anthony Dugard, Anne Veinstein, Kader Ouchenir, Shidasp Siami, Jean Reignier, Arnaud Galbois, Joël Cousson, Sébastien Preau, Olivier Baldesi, Jean-Philippe Rigaud, Bertrand Souweine, Benoit Misset, Frederic Jacobs, Florent Dewavrin, Jean-Paul Mira
Pages 2162 - 2173

Erythromycin versus metoclopramide for post-pyloric spiral nasoenteric tube placement: a randomized non-inferiority trialOpen access

Bei Hu, Xin Ouyang, Liming Lei, Cheng Sun, Ruibin Chi, Jian Guo, Wenlong Guo, Yanlin Zhang, Yong Li, Daoyong Huang, Huafeng Sun, Zhiqiang Nie, Jieyang Yu, Yuan Zhou, Hao Wang, Jinhe Zhang, Chunbo Chen
Pages 2174 - 2182

Polymyxin B hemoperfusion in endotoxemic septic shock patients without extreme endotoxemia: a post hoc analysis of the EUPHRATES trialOpen access

D. J. Klein, D. Foster, P. M. Walker, S. M. Bagshaw, H. Mekonnen, M. Antonelli
Pages 2205 - 2212

Systematic Review

Non-invasive ventilation as a strategy for weaning from invasive mechanical ventilation: a systematic review and Bayesian meta-analysisOpen access

Joyce Yeung, Keith Couper, Elizabeth G. Ryan, Simon Gates, Nick Hart, Gavin D. Perkins
Pages 2192 - 2204

What's New in Intensive Care

Non-invasive arterial pressure monitoring revisited

Frederic Michard, Daniel I. Sessler, Bernd Saugel
Pages 2213 - 2215

Have we averted deaths using venoarterial ECMO?

Matthieu Schmidt, Hannah Wunsch, Daniel Brodie
Pages 2219 - 2221

Ten false beliefs in neurocritical care

Geert Meyfroidt, David Menon, Alexis F. Turgeon
Pages 2222 - 2224

My paper 20 years later: NIV in immunocompromized patients

Gilles Hilbert, Frédéric Vargas
Pages 2225 - 2228

Chlorhexidine use in adult patients on ICU

Lila Bouadma, Tarja Karpanen, Tom Elliott
Pages 2232 - 2234

Understanding the Disease

Understanding spontaneous vs. ventilator breaths: impact and monitoring

Takeshi Yoshida, Marcelo B. P. Amato, Brian P. Kavanagh
Pages 2235 - 2238

Psychological burnout and critical care medicine: big threat, big opportunity

Laura Hawryluck, Peter G. Brindley
Pages 2239 - 2241


How I treat septic shock

Jean-Louis Vincent
Pages 2242 - 2244

Benefits and risks of the P/F approach

L. Gattinoni, F. Vassalli, F. Romitti
Pages 2245 - 2247

Is there still a place for noninvasive ventilation in acute hypoxemic respiratory failure?

Audrey De Jong, Gonzalo Hernandez, Davide Chiumello
Pages 2248 - 2250

Focus on extracorporeal life support

Peter Schellongowski, Alain Combes, Morten Hylander Møller
Pages 2251 - 2253

Focus on ventilation management

Audrey De Jong, Samir Jaber
Pages 2254 - 2256

Focus on randomised clinical trials

Anders Perner, Peter B. Hjortrup, Ville Pettilä
Pages 2257 - 2259

Iron deficiency and infection: another pathway to explore in critically ill patients?

Erik R. Swenson, Raphaël Porcher, Michaël Piagnerelli
Pages 2260 - 2262

Focus on paediatrics 2018

Hari Krishnan Kanthimathinathan, M. J. Peters
Pages 2267 - 2270

Focus on fluid therapy and nutritional support

Yaseen M. Arabi, Anders Perner
Pages 2271 - 2273

Innovation and safety in critical care: should we collaborate with the industry? Con

Anders Perner, Jon Henrik Laake, Iwan C. C. van der Horst
Pages 2279 - 2281

Imaging in Intensive Care Medicine

Intra-thoracic placement of central venous catheter despite ultrasound guidance

Alessandro De Cassai, Stefano Dal Cin, Diana Bertini
Pages 2286 - 2287

Uncommon barotrauma while on high-flow nasal cannula

M. Piastra, T. C. Morena, M. Antonelli, G. Conti
Pages 2288 - 2289

An unusual drain in the pleural cavity: iatrogenic pneumothorax due to pulmonary misplacement of a nasogastric tube

Alessandro Stefani, Ciro Ruggiero, Beatrice Aramini, Adriana Scamporlino
Pages 2290 - 2291

Cutaneous infection with Mycobacterium abscessus

Raquel Rodríguez-García, Maria Jose Espina Angulo, Dolores Escudero Augusto
Pages 2292 - 2293

Endomyocardial fibrosis complicating primary hypereosinophilic syndrome

Denis Doyen, Matthieu Buscot, Armand Eker, Jean Dellamonica
Pages 2294 - 2295

Loeffler endocarditis associated with a massive right intraventricular thrombus

Manuel Taboada Muñiz, Maria Eiras, Salome Selas, Javier Garcia
Pages 2296 - 2297

From the Inside

Gulliver’s travels in the intensive care unit

Andrea Cortegiani, Filippo Vitale
Pages 2284 - 2285


“Familial venoms”: a thallium intoxication cluster

Francesco Ratti, Alberto Facchini, Eduardo Beck, Sara Cazzaniga, Silvia Francesconi, Cecilia Tedesco, Alessandro Terrani, Gabriella Ciceri, Roberto Colombo, Maurizio Saini, Valeria Margherita Petrolini, Giuseppe Citerio
Pages 2298 - 2299

Fate of manuscripts rejected by Intensive Care Medicine from 2013 to 2016: a follow-up analysis

Giuseppe Citerio, Ellen Deutsch, Elisa Sala, Martin Lavillonnière, Anders Perner, Samir Jaber, Jean Francois Timsit, Elie Azoulay
Pages 2300 - 2301

New molecular semi-quantification tool provides reliable microbiological evidence for pulmonary infection

Javier Yugueros-Marcos, Olivier Barraud, Alexandra Iannello, Marie Cécile Ploy, Christine Ginocchio, Margarita Rogatcheva, Cristina Alberti-Segui, Alexandre Pachot, Virginie Moucadel, Bruno François
Pages 2302 - 2304

Monitoring of neuromuscular blockade: a comparison of train-of-four and the Campbell diagram

Elias Baedorf Kassis, Sarah Train, Bruce MacNeil, Stephen H. Loring, Daniel Talmor
Pages 2305 - 2306

H1N1-related ARDS requiring veno-venous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation and the heart

Chiara Lazzeri, Manuela Bonizzoli, Giovanni Cianchi, Stefano Batacchi, Adriano Peris
Pages 2307 - 2308

Diaphragm myoclonus-induced autotriggering during neurally adjusted ventilatory assist

Luca Salvatore Menga, Giovanna Cammareri, Tamara Jovanovic, Antonio Maria Dell’Anna, Domenico Luca Grieco, Massimo Antonelli
Pages 2309 - 2311

Albumin fluid resuscitation in patients on venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (VA-ECMO) therapy is associated with improved survival

Tobias Wengenmayer, Florentine Schroth, Paul M. Biever, Daniel Duerschmied, Christoph Benk, Georg Trummer, Klaus Kaier, Christoph Bode, Dawid L. Staudacher
Pages 2312 - 2314


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