Conference Reports

By Nancy Melville

BRUSSELS -- September 7, 2021 -- The sampling of peritoneal fluid during emergency laparotomy influences subsequent antimicrobial prescriptions in the intensive care unit (ICU), according to a study presented at the 40th International Symposium on Intensive Care and...

By Nancy Melville

BRUSSELS -- September 3, 2021 -- Patients with septic shock who have dynamic measurement of stroke volume following a fluid challenge in the first two days show significantly greater improvements in outcomes and a lower risk of death compared with those receiving...

By Nancy Melville

BRUSSELS -- September 3, 2021 -- Critically-ill patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and/or acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) who are over-sedated are at an increased risk of delirium, regardless of their age, according to a study presented at the...

By Walter Alexander

VIRTUAL -- September 1, 2021 -- For most patients who have out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, immediate cardiac catheterisation is not necessary, according to a study presented at the Virtual 2021 European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress.

“Take your time and...

By Nancy Melville

VIRTUAL -- August 27, 2021 -- The presence of diffuse axonal injury and contusion on MRI among patients with acute traumatic brain injury (TBI) who otherwise test negative on initial head CT can be an important indicator of poorer functional outcomes after 6 months,...

By Shazia Qureshi

VIRTUAL -- July 13, 2021 -- In outpatients with the P.1 (Gamma) variant of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS‑CoV‑2) who were at high risk of disease progression, treatment with bamlanivimab plus etesevimab led to a higher 30-day risk of...

By Eric Ramos

VIRTUAL -- June 23, 2021 -- Left ventricular (LV) dysfunction and coronary dilations are common in multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C), but these cardiac manifestations do not appear to persist over time, according to a study presented at the Virtual 32nd...

By Nancy Melville

VIRTUAL -- May 18, 2021 -- Patients who are comatose after experiencing out-of-hospital cardiac arrest and cooled with therapeutic hypothermia to a target of 31 degrees Celsius show no improvement in neurological outcomes compared with the use of hypothermia with the...

By Eric Ramos

VIRTUAL -- April 29, 2021 -- Early use of mechanical circulatory support and invasive haemodynamics are associated with improved outcomes for patients presenting with acute myocardial infarction (MI) and cardiogenic shock, according to final results from the National...

By Erika Powers

VIRTUAL -- April 27, 2021 -- Elevated pre-procedural blood pressure variability during interhospital transport for endovascular thrombectomy is associated with lower odds of good functional outcome at 90 days, according to a study presented at the Virtual 2021 Annual...

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