Aims and scope

Critical Care is a high-quality, peer-reviewed, international clinical medical journal. Critical Care aims to improve the care of critically ill patients by acquiring, discussing, distributing, and promoting evidence-based information relevant to intensivists. Critical Care aims to provide a comprehensive overview of the intensive care field.

Articles

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Featured podcast: why we should all know more about sepsis

What is sepsis and why is sepsis awareness in the general public and healthcare staff critically important? In this podcast, we talk to Professor Jean-Louis Vincent, Editor-in-Chief of Critical Care, about this and more. Listen here to find out more!

Featured review: Advances in antibiotic therapy in the critically ill

Infections are common in the ICU, and management can be challenging.

In this review, the authors discuss the importance of early infection diagnosis, before considering in more detail some of the key issues related to antibiotic management in these patients. Dosing decisions in different subgroups of patients are also covered, and the authors also consider ventilator-associated pneumonia and the role of inhaled antibiotics.

Read the full article here.

Society affiliation

Critical Care is affiliated with The International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine (ISICEM).

ISICEM is held every March and is organised by the Departments of Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine of Erasme University Hospital, Université Libre de Bruxelles, in association with the Belgian Society of Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine (SIZ).

Featured series

Neurocritical care
Thematic series
Edited by Fabio Silvio Taccone

Antibiotic resistance in the ICU
Thematic series
Edited by Steven Opal

Editor profile

Prof Jean-Louis Vincent, Editor-in-Chief

Prof Vincent is Professor of intensive care at the University of Brussels, and intensivist in the Department of Intensive Care at the Erasme University Hospital in Brussels. He is President of the World Federation of Societies of Intensive and Critical Care Medicine (WFSICCM) and a Past-President of the Belgian Society of Intensive Care Medicine (SIZ), the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM), the European Shock Society (ESS), and the International Sepsis Forum (ISF). He is member of the Royal Medical Academy of Belgium.

Featured collection

Featured supplements

36th International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine (ISICEM)
Abstracts
Brussels, Belgium  15-18 March 2016

Sepsis 2016
Abstracts
Agra, India 5-6 February 2016

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