Intensive Care Research

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Acute Fulminant Eclampsia with Cardiopulmonary arrest, Pulmonary Oedema and PRES: Maternal and Fetal Outcome

Papa Dasari, M. Nithin
In Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online: 2 September 2021
Complicated eclampsia resulting in cardiac arrest and subsequent fetal and maternal survival is rare. A 25-year-old primigravida was referred after initial resuscitation for cardiac arrest following a maternal collapse during pregnancy due to eclampsia at 36 weeks of pregnancy. The diagnosis at referral...

Why you should have a Perfusionist as Workforce in the Intensive Care Unit

Gabriele Melegari, Maria Chiara Franchini, Francesca Sola, Emanuela Testa, Alberto Barbieri
In Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online: 3 September 2021

Post-Intubation Empirical Fluid Resuscitation as an Early Step to Prevent Acute Kidney Injury in Mechanically Ventilated COVID-19 Patient

Amarjeet Kumar, Ajeet Kumar, Chandni Sinha, Prabhat Kumar Singh, Chethan Vamshi, Gayatri D. Sagdeo
In Press, Uncorrected Proof, Available Online: 21 October 2021
Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) is one of the major complication of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) infection, commonly manifested during the second week of infection. The pathophysiology and mechanisms of AKI in patients with COVID-19 have not been fully elucidated and seem to be multifactorial. There...

Intubated, Awake, and Paralysed: A Never Event

Huw Mayberry, Alyssa M. Burgart, Constantinos Kanaris
In Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online: 16 November 2021
In this paper, we argue that paralysis-only intubation is almost never acceptable practice. We look at the evidence suggesting that this practice remains commonplace worldwide, its frequency has been exacerbated further by anaesthetic drug shortages secondary to the COVID-19 pandemic. We make a strong...
Research Article

Transesophageal Pacing Cardiac Induces Cardiac Arrest and Subsequent Brain Injury in Rats

Yingtao Lian, Lan Yao, Song Xu, Liping Lu, Teng Wang, Guo Hou, Yinping Li, Zhui Yu
In Press, Uncorrected Proof, Available Online: 24 November 2021
Background: Cardiac Arrest (CA) is one of the leading causes of mortality worldwide. The present study aimed to establish a simple and stable rat model of CA induced by transesophageal cardiac pacing for the investigation of cerebral resuscitation. Materials and Methods: A total of 26 healthy adult...