CCR-Newsletter-BannerNewsletter 387  |  May 13th 2019

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Welcome to the 387th 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 trans-nasal evaporative intra-arrest cooling in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest & thrombolysis guided by perfusion imaging up to 9 hours after onset of stroke; systematic reviews and meta analyses on vasopressin in septic shock & RCTs in the perioperative and critical care setting demonstrating increasing mortality; and an observational study on the effect of age of transfused red blood cells on neurologic outcome following traumatic brain injury. There are also guidelines on antibiotic therapy in acute pancreatitis & both ECMO & nutrition; narrative reviews on intensive care unit–acquired weakness & enteral tolerance; editorials on why are bleeding trauma patients still dying & clustering algorithms in critical care research to unravel patient heterogeneity; and commentaries on what’s new in electrical impedance tomography & more evidence for 24-7 intensivist cardiac surgical intensive care unit coverage

This week's Topic of the Week is the post-ICU follow-up clinic, starting with a paper on whether it is feasible and effective in today's Paper of the Day.

If you only have time to read one review article this week, try this one on whole body computed tomography in multi trauma patients.



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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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