TITLE

Year in review in Intensive Care Medicine 2009: II. Neurology, cardiovascular, experimental, pharmacology and sedation, communication and teaching

AUTHOR(S)
Antonelli, Massimo; Azoulay, Elie; Bonten, Marc; Chastre, Jean; Citerio, Giuseppe; Conti, Giorgio; De Backer, Daniel; Lemaire, François; Gerlach, Herwig; Hedenstierna, Goran; Joannidis, Michael; Macrae, Duncan; Mancebo, Jordi; Maggiore, Salvatore M.; Mebazaa, Alexandre; Preiser, Jean-Charles; Pugin, Jerôme; Wernerman, Jan; Haibo Zhang
PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
Intensive Care Medicine;Mar2010, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p412
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on several topics covered in the periodical including neurology, pharmacology and sedation. It discusses the role of delirium in the intensive care units(ICU) and distress in patients after getting discharged from ICUs. It also discusses about ICU acquired weakness and heat stroke sequelae. It reports that drug to drug interactions is difficult field in intensive care medicine due to the application of multiple classes of drugs and heterogeneity of patients.
ACCESSION #
48004583

 

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