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Volume 31, Number 7 / July, 2005

Editorial

Does high tidal volume generate ALI/ARDS in healthy lungs?

Chiara Bonetto, Pierpaolo Terragni, V. Marco Ranieri
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Pushing the boundaries for the use of ECMO in acute hypoxic respiratory failure

Desmond Bohn
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Systematic Review

Impact of selective decontamination of the digestive tract on fungal carriage and infection: systematic review of randomized controlled trials

Luciano Silvestri, Hendrik K. F. van Saene, Marco Milanese, Dario Gregori
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Physiological Note

Venous oximetry

Frank Bloos, Konrad Reinhart
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Review

Studying outcomes of intensive care unit survivors: the role of the cohort study

David W. Dowdy, Dale M. Needham, Pedro A. Mendez-Tellez, Margaret S. Herridge, Peter J. Pronovost
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Original

Ventilator settings as a risk factor for acute respiratory distress syndrome in mechanically ventilated patients

Ognjen Gajic, Fernando Frutos-Vivar, André Esteban, Rolf D. Hubmayr, Antonio Anzueto
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Multicenter study of the multiple organ dysfunction syndrome in intensive care units: the usefulness of Sequential Organ Failure Assessment scores in decision making

L. Cabré, J. Mancebo, J. F. Solsona, P. Saura, I. Gich, L. Blanch, G. Carrasco, M. C. Martín
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Documented and clinically suspected bacterial infection precipitating intensive care unit admission in patients with hematological malignancies: impact on outcome

Dominique D. Benoit, Pieter O. Depuydt, Renaat A. Peleman, Fritz C. Offner, Koenraad H. Vandewoude, Dirk P. Vogelaers, Stijn I. Blot, Lucien A. Noens, Francis A. Colardyn, Johan M. Decruyenaere
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Eficiency of triiodothyronine treatment on organ donor hemodynamic management and adenine nucleotide concentration

Alicia Pérez-Blanco, Juan Caturla-Such, José Cánovas-Robles, José Sanchez-Payá
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Erythromycin dose of 70 mg accelerates gastric emptying as effectively as 200 mg in the critically ill

Marc A. Ritz, Marianne J. Chapman, Robert J. Fraser, Mark E. Finnis, Ross N. Butler, Patricia Cmielewski, Geoffrey P. Davidson, Deborah Rea
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Prognosis of cocaine body-packers

Nicolas de Prost, Aurélie Lefebvre, Frank Questel, Nicolas Roche, Jean-Louis Pourriat, Gérard Huchon, Antoine Rabbat
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Pediatric Original

A pilot study of inhaled nitric oxide in preterm infants treated with nasal continuous positive airway pressure for respiratory distress syndrome

Robert Lindwall, Mats Blennow, Mats Svensson, Baldvin Jonsson, Eva Berggren-Boström, Martino Flanby, Per-Arne Lönnqvist, Claes Frostell, Mikael Norman
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Facial side effects during noninvasive positive pressure ventilation in children

Brigitte Fauroux, Jean-François Lavis, Frédéric Nicot, Arnaud Picard, Pierre-Yves Boelle, Annick Clément, Marie-Paule Vazquez
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Thyroid function and outcome in children who survived meningococcal septic shock

Marieke den Brinker, Bertien Dumas, Theo J. Visser, Wim C. J. Hop, Jan A. Hazelzet, Dederieke A. M. Festen, Anita C. S. Hokken-Koelega, Koen F. M. Joosten
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Experimental

Inhibition of inflammatory responses by FC-77, a perfluorochemical, in lipopolysaccharide-treated RAW 264.7 macrophages

Hung Chang, Fu-Chang Kuo, Yuan-Shu Lai, Tz-Chong Chou
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Inducible nitric oxide synthase inhibition improves intestinal microcirculatory oxygenation and CO2 balance during endotoxemia in pigs

Martin Siegemund, Jasper van Bommel, Lothar A. Schwarte, Wolfgang Studer, Thierry Girard, Stephan Marsch, Peter Radermacher, Can Ince
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Pediatric Brief Report

Extending the limits of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation: lung rest for a child with non-specific interstitial pneumonia

Iain Macintosh, Warwick W. Butt, Colin F. Robertson, Derek Best, Lara S. Shekerdemian
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News

Euthanasia, therapeutic obstinacy or something else? An Italian case

Salvatore Maurizio Maggiore, Massimo Antonelli
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Correspondence

Comment on “Risk factors for late-onset ventilator-associated pneumonia in trauma patients receiving selective digestive decontamination” by Leone et al.

Mark A. Fox, Richard E. Sarginson, Durk F. Zandstra, Iwan Meynaar, Hendrik K. van Saene
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Reply to the comment by Fox et al. on “Risk factors for late-onset ventilator associated pneumonia in trauma patients receiving selective digestive decontamination”

Marc Leone, Claude Martin
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Dexamethasone therapy and memory performance

Márcio Rodrigo Martins, Tatiana Barichello, Cristiane Ritter, Adalisa Reinke, João Quevedo, Felipe Dal-Pizzol
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Early treatment with activated protein C for meningococcal septic shock: case report and literature review

Tal Hasin, David Leibowitz, David Rot, Yoram Weiss, Tova Chajek-Shaul, Ran Nir-Paz
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A patient with severe lactic acidosis and rapidly evolving multiple organ failure: a case of shoshin beri-beri

J. Kountchev, K. Bijuklic, R. Bellmann, M. Joannidis
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Subcompartmental intra abdominal hypertension

Fabio Gianini, Roberto de Cleva, Idal Beer, Danilo Noritomi, Joaquim Jose Gama-Rodrigues
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Erratum

Synthetic and natural surfactant differentially modulate inflammation after meconium aspiration

Anne Hilgendorff, Daniel Rawer, Martin Doerner, Erol Tutdibi, Michael Ebsen, Reinhold Schmidt, Andreas Guenther, Ludwig Gortner, Irwin Reiss
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Quality of life in adult survivors of critical illness: A systematic review of the literature

David W. Dowdy, Mark P. Eid, Artyom Sedrakyan, Pedro A. Mendez-Tellez, Peter J. Pronovost, Margaret S. Herridge, Dale M. Needham
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