FFICM Preparation Course

February 26th 2014, London

Main Research 2013

  1. Nielsen. Targeted Temperature Management at 33°C versus 36°C after Cardiac Arrest. N Engl J Med 2013;epublished November 17th
  2. Kim. Effect of Prehospital Induction of Mild Hypothermia on Survival and Neurological Status Among Adults With Cardiac Arrest:  A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA 2013;epublished November 17th
  3. He. Effects of Immediate Blood Pressure Reduction on Death and Major Disability in Patients With Acute Ischemic Stroke:  The CATIS Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA 2013;epublished November 17th
  4. Anderson. Rapid Blood-Pressure Lowering in Patients with Acute Intracerebral Hemorrhage (INTERACT 2). N Eng J Med 2013;368:2355-2365  
  5. Annane. Effects of Fluid Resuscitation With Colloids vs Crystalloids on Mortality in Critically Ill Patients Presenting With Hypovolemic Shock. The CRISTAL Randomized Trial. JAMA 2013;epublished October 9th
  6. Young. Effect of Early vs Late Tracheostomy Placement on Survival in Patients Receiving Mechanical Ventilation: The TracMan Randomized Trial. JAMA 2013;309(20):2121
  7. Morelli. Effect of Heart Rate Control With Esmolol on Hemodynamic and Clinical Outcomes in Patients With Septic Shock. A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA 2013;epublished October 9th
  8. Papazian. Effect of Statin Therapy on Mortality in Patients With Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia. A Randomized ClinicalJAMA 2013;epublished October 9th
  9. Mentzelopoulos. Vasopressin, Steroids, and Epinephrine and Neurologically Favorable Survival After In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA 2013;310(3):270
  10. Guérin. Prone Positioning in Severe Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (PROSEVA). New Engl J Med 2013;epublished May 20th
  11. Villanueva. Transfusion Strategies for Acute Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding. N Engl J Med 2013;368:11-21
  12. Heyland. A Randomized Trial of Glutamine and Antioxidants in Critically Ill Patients (REDOXS study). N Engl J Med 2013;368:1489-1497
  13. Ferguson. High-Frequency Oscillation in Early Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (OSCILLATE). New Engl J Med 2013;epublished January 22rd
  14. Young. High-Frequency Oscillation for Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (OSCAR). New Engl J Med 2013;epublished January 22nd
  15. Reignier. Effect of Not Monitoring Residual Gastric Volume on Risk of Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia in Adults Receiving Mechanical Ventilation and Early Enteral Feeding:  A Randomized Controlled Trial. JAMA 2013;309(3):249
  16. Kerlin. A Randomized Trial of Nighttime Physician Staffing in an Intensive Care Unit. New Engl J Med 2013;epublished May 20th
  17. Doig. Early Parenteral Nutrition in Critically Ill Patients With Short-term Relative Contraindications to Early Enteral Nutrition: A Randomized Controlled Trial. JAMA 2013;epublished May 20th
  18. Prasad. A Decade of Reversal: An Analysis of 146 Contradicted Medical Practices. Mayo Clinic Proceedings 2013;epublished July 22nd

Main Guidelines 2013

  1. Dellinger. Surviving Sepsis Campaign: International Guidelines for Management of Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock: 2012. Crit Care Med 2013;41:580–637
  2. Barr. Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Management of Pain, Agitation, and Delirium in Adult Patients in the Intensive Care Unit. Crit Care Med 2013; 41:263–306
  3. Apfelbaum. Practice Guidelines for Management of the Difficult Airway: An Updated Report by the American Society of Anesthesiologists Task Force on Management of the Difficult Airway. Anesthesiology 2013;118(2):251-270
  4. Law. The difficult airway with recommendations for management – Part 1 – Difficult tracheal intubation encountered in an unconscious/induced patient. Can J Anesth 2013;60:1089-1118 
  5. Law. The difficult airway with recommendations for management – Part 2 – The anticipated difficult airway. Can J Anesth 2013;60:1119-1138 
  6. Tenner. American College of Gastroenterology Guideline: Management of Acute Pancreatitis. Am J Gastroenterol 2013;108:1400-1415
  7. Retter. Guidelines on the management of anaemia and red cell transfusion in adult critically ill patients. British Committee for Standards in Haematology. Br J Haematol 2013;160(4):445-64
  8. Australian Patient Blood Management Guidelines. Module 1 Critical Bleeding/Massive Transfusion
  9. Australian Patient Blood Management Guidelines: Module 4 Critical Care
  10. Kozek-Langenecker. Management of severe perioperative bleeding: Guidelines from the European Society of Anaesthesiology. Eur J Anaesthesiol 2013;30:270–382
  11. Spahn. Management of bleeding and coagulopathy following major trauma: an updated European guideline. Critical Care 2013;17:R76
  12. Canadian Critical Care Nutrition Guidelines - 2013 Update

Main Research 2012

  1. Heidegger. Optimisation of energy provision with supplemental parenteral nutrition in critically ill patients: a randomised controlled clinical trial. Lancet 2012; epublished ahead of print
  2. Bart. Ultrafiltration in Decompensated Heart Failure with Cardiorenal Syndrome (CARRESS). N Engl J Med 2012; epublished November 6th 
  3. Chesnut. A Trial of Intracranial-Pressure Monitoring in Traumatic Brain Injury. New Engl J Med 2012;367:2471-2481
  4. Myburgh. Hydroxyethyl Starch or Saline for Fluid Resuscitation in Intensive Care (CHEST study). NEJM 2012; epublished ahead of print
  5. Mehta. Daily Sedation Interruption in Mechanically Ventilated Critically Ill Patients Cared for With a Sedation Protocol. A Randomized Controlled Trial (SLEAP study). JAMA 2012; epublished ahead of print
  6. Thiele. Intraaortic Balloon Support for Myocardial Infarction with Cardiogenic Shock (IABP-SHOCK II Trial). NEJM epublished ahead of print August 27th 2012
  7. Perner. Hydroxyethyl Starch 130/0.4 versus Ringer's Acetate in Severe Sepsis. (6S Trial). N Eng J Med 2012
  8. Ranieri. Drotrecogin Alfa (Activated) in Adults with Septic Shock ( PROWESS-SHOCK Study). N Engl J Med 2012;366:2055-206
  9. Dorhout Mees. Magnesium for aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage (MASH-2): a randomised placebo-controlled trial. Lancet 2012; epublished ahead of print
  10. The ARDS Definition Task Force. Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. The Berlin Definition. JAMA 2012; epublished ahead of print
  11. Jakob. Dexmedetomidine vs Midazolam or Propofol for Sedation During Prolonged Mechanical Ventilation: Two Randomized Controlled Trials. JAMA 2012;307(11):1151-1160
  12. Schortgen. Fever Control Using External Cooling in Septic Shock: a Randomized Controlled Trial. J Respir Crit Care Med; epublished 23 February 2012
  13. The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) Clinical Trials Network. Initial Trophic vs Full Enteral Feeding in Patients With Acute Lung Injury: The EDEN Randomized Trial. JAMA Published online February 5, 2012.
  14. Kakkar. Low-Molecular-Weight Heparin and Mortality in Acutely Ill Medical Patients. N Engl J Med 2011; 365:2463-2472

 Main Guidelines 2012

  1. KDIGO Clinical Practice Guidelines for Acute Kidney Injury. Kidney International Supplements 2012;2:1
  2. Reinhart. Consensus statement of the ESICM task force on colloid volume therapy in critically ill patients. Intensive Care Med 2012;38(3):368-83     
  3. McKelvie. The 2012 Canadian Cardiovascular Society Heart Failure Management Guidelines Update: Focus on Acute and Chronic Heart Failure. Canadian Journal of Cardiology 2013;29:168–181
  4. ESC Guidelines for the management of acute myocardial infarction in patients presenting with ST-segment elevation: The Task Force on the management of ST-segment elevation acute myocardial infarction of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). Eur Heart J 2012 epublished 24 August 2012
  5. 2013 ACCF/AHA Guideline for the Management of ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction: A Report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines. J Am Coll Cardiol 2012 epublished December 17th