CCR-Newsletter-BannerNewsletter 354  |  September 23rd 2018

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Welcome to the 354th Critical Care Reviews Newsletter, bringing you the best critical care research and open access articles from across the medical literature over the past seven days.

The highlights of this week's edition are randomised controlled trials on oversedation prevention in ventilated critically ill patients & endotracheal tube-mounted camera-assisted intubation; systematic reviews and meta analyses on selective digestive and oropharyngeal decontamination & adjunctive corticosteroids in septic shock; and an observational study on upper airway virus detection in critically ill hematology patients. There is also another protocol from Critical Care Horizons, this time for the Role of Active Deresuscitation After Resuscitation-2 (RADAR-2) study, plus guidelines on targeted temperature management & control of confounding and reporting of results in causal inference studies; narrative reviews on VA ECMO for cardiogenic shock and cardiac arrest, should we prescribe more protein to critically ill patients, & searching for dysregulation in sepsis. We also have editorials on when to initiate ECMO with low likelihood of successDoug Altman’s legacy to Cochrane and evidence synthesis. If you only have time to read one review article this week, try this one on refractory septic shock.

Based on a series in the Indian Journal of Anaesthesia, this week's Topic of the Week is Obstetric Critical Care & Anaesthesia, starting with a general paper on critical care in obstetrics in tomorrow's Paper of the Day.



Review Articles







Indian Journal of Anaesthesia on Obstetric Critical care & Anaesthesia




Belfast, 18-19th January 2019

SMACC 2019

SMACC Sydney

Sydney, 26-29th March 2019


Women in ICM

London, February 6th

CCH Journal

Critical Care Horizons is a fresh new voice in the critical care literature, offering thought-provoking, cutting-edge commentary and opinion papers, plus state-of-the-art review articles. The journal is free to publish with and free to read, opening authorship opportunity to all. The energetic editorial board consists of a deliberate mix of clinicians active in social media and world renowned academics, all driven by a desire to improve the care we offer our patients, and operate without financial gain or incentive.  If you have an idea for a paper, and can say it in an engaging manner, please get in touch. We also need peer reviewers.

COI - I am the editor-in-chief of this new journal, but work in a voluntary capacity, as do all the editors.

I hope you find these links useful.

Until next week


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