Critical Care & Emergencies

Homepage: CPR Guidelines (free summaries and infographics)

– 2019 Highlights – Guidelines Update for CPR & ECC

– 2019 FAQ – Guidelines Update for CPR & ECC

– 2019 Infographic – ACLS Guidelines Update

– 2019 Infographic – PALS Guidelines Update

Original Guidelines: AHA Updates on Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) (free) AND AHA Updates in Pediatric Life Support (free)

 

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Guidelines for safe transfer of the brain‐injured patient: trauma and stroke, 2019 – Anaesthesia (free)

 

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Difficult Airway Society guidelines for awake tracheal intubation (ATI) in adults – Anaesthesia (free)

 

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A management algorithm for patients with intracranial pressure monitoring: the Seattle International Severe Traumatic Brain Injury Consensus Conference (SIBICC) – Intensive Care Medicine (free)

 

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Review: Ultrasonography of the Lung

10 Oct, 2019 | 09:07h | UTC

Chlorhexidine bathing of the critically ill for the prevention of hospital‐acquired infection – Cochrane Library (free)

Summary: Bathing critically ill patients with chlorhexidine to prevent hospital-acquired infections – Cochrane Library (free)

“Due to the very low-certainty evidence available, it is not clear whether bathing with chlorhexidine reduces hospital-acquired infections, mortality, or length of stay in the ICU”

 


The Task Force for the management of patients with supraventricular tachycardia of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC): Developed in collaboration with the Association for European Paediatric and Congenital Cardiology (AEPC) (free)

 

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How I manage intracranial hypertension – Critical Care (free)

 

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Current Concepts in Acute Liver Failure

22 May, 2019 | 06:00h | UTC

A decade of progress in critical care echocardiography: a narrative review – Intensive Care Medicine (free)

 

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Review: Acute Management of Hyperkalemia

28 Apr, 2019 | 13:33h | UTC

Review: Hepatorenal Syndrome

24 Apr, 2019 | 06:21h | UTC

Update in Neurocritical Care

17 Apr, 2019 | 06:25h | UTC

Review: Cardiogenic Shock

8 Apr, 2019 | 01:06h | UTC

Thyrotoxicosis: Diagnosis and Management

26 Mar, 2019 | 01:43h | UTC

Diagnostic Accuracy of Point-of-Care Lung Ultrasonography and Chest Radiography in Adults With Symptoms Suggestive of Acute Decompensated Heart Failure: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis – JAMA Network Open (free)

“The findings suggest that Lung Ultrasonography is more sensitive than Chest Radiography in detecting pulmonary edema in ADHF”.

 


Guidelines for Antibiotic Prescription in Intensive Care Unit – Indian Journal of Critical Care Medicine (free PDF)

Source: Critical Care Reviews Newsletter

Comprehensive guideline covering many common conditions in the Critical Care Unit.

 


Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome – Nature Reviews Disease Primer (free PDF)

 

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Review: Glucose Control in the ICU

6 Mar, 2019 | 01:27h | UTC