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  1. This study investigated temporal trends in the treatment and mortality of patients with cardiogenic shock (CS) in Taiwan in relation to acute myocardial infarction (AMI) accreditation implemented in 2009 and t...

    Authors: Shih-Chieh Chien, Chien-Yi Hsu, Hung-Yi Liu, Chao-Feng Lin, Chung-Lieh Hung, Chun-Yao Huang and Li-Nien Chien
    Citation: Critical Care 2021 25:402
  2. The coronavirus disease-19 (COVID-19) pandemic had a relatively minimal direct impact on critical illness in children compared to adults. However, children and paediatric intensive care units (PICUs) were affe...

    Authors: Hari Krishnan Kanthimathinathan, Hannah Buckley, Peter J. Davis, Richard G. Feltbower, Caroline Lamming, Lee Norman, Lyn Palmer, Mark J. Peters, Adrian Plunkett, Padmanabhan Ramnarayan, Barnaby R. Scholefield and Elizabeth S. Draper
    Citation: Critical Care 2021 25:399
  3. We assessed the prognostic accuracy of the standardized electroencephalography (EEG) patterns (“highly malignant,” “malignant,” and “benign”) according to the EEG timing (early vs. late) and investigated the E...

    Authors: Youn-Jung Kim, Min-Jee Kim, Yong Hwan Kim, Chun Song Youn, In Soo Cho, Su Jin Kim, Jung Hee Wee, Yoo Seok Park, Joo Suk Oh, Dong Hoon Lee and Won Young Kim
    Citation: Critical Care 2021 25:398
  4. Authors: Jean-Louis Vincent, Mervyn Singer, Sharon Einav, Rui Moreno, Julia Wendon, Jean-Louis Teboul, Jan Bakker, Glenn Hernandez, Djillali Annane, Angélique M. E. de Man, Xavier Monnet, V. Marco Ranieri, Olfa Hamzaoui, Jukka Takala, Nicole Juffermans, Jean-Daniel Chiche…
    Citation: Critical Care 2021 25:397
  5. Authors: William Xu, Armen A. Gharibans, Ian P. Bissett, Gregory O’Grady, Cameron I. Wells, Carlos Areia, Christopher Biggs, Mauro Santos, Neal Thurley, Stephen Gerry, Lionel Tarassenko, Peter Watkinson and Sarah Vollam
    Citation: Critical Care 2021 25:394

    The original article was published in Critical Care 2021 25:351

  6. Prognostic assessments of the mortality of critically ill patients are frequently performed in daily clinical practice and provide prognostic guidance in treatment decisions. In contrast to several sophisticat...

    Authors: Eline G. M. Cox, Marisa Onrust, Madelon E. Vos, Wolter Paans, Willem Dieperink, Jacqueline Koeze, Iwan C. C. van der Horst and Renske Wiersema
    Citation: Critical Care 2021 25:393
  7. Enrollment problems are common among randomized controlled trials conducted in the ICU. However, little is known about actual trial enrollment rates and influential factors. We set out to determine the overall...

    Authors: Dustin C. Krutsinger, Kuldeep N. Yadav, Michael O. Harhay, Karsten Bartels and Katherine R. Courtright
    Citation: Critical Care 2021 25:392
  8. Extubation failure is an important issue in ventilated patients and its risk factors remain a matter of research. We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis to explore factors associated with extubatio...

    Authors: Flavia Torrini, Ségolène Gendreau, Johanna Morel, Guillaume Carteaux, Arnaud W. Thille, Massimo Antonelli and Armand Mekontso Dessap
    Citation: Critical Care 2021 25:391
  9. Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is a type of respiratory failure characterized by lung inflammation and pulmonary edema. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is associated with ARDS in the more sever...

    Authors: Jose Angel Lorente, Nicolas Nin, Palmira Villa, Dovami Vasco, Ana B. Miguel-Coello, Ignacio Rodriguez, Raquel Herrero, Oscar Peñuelas, Jesús Ruiz-Cabello and Jose L. Izquierdo-Garcia
    Citation: Critical Care 2021 25:390
  10. Timely recognition of hemodynamic instability in critically ill patients enables increased vigilance and early treatment opportunities. We develop the Hemodynamic Stability Index (HSI), which highlights situat...

    Authors: Asif Rahman, Yale Chang, Junzi Dong, Bryan Conroy, Annamalai Natarajan, Takahiro Kinoshita, Francesco Vicario, Joseph Frassica and Minnan Xu-Wilson
    Citation: Critical Care 2021 25:388
  11. Extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation (E-CPR) is used for the treatment of refractory cardiac arrest. However, the optimal target to reach for mean arterial pressure (MAP) remains to be determined. We h...

    Authors: Yael Levy, Alice Hutin, Fanny Lidouren, Nicolas Polge, Rocio Fernandez, Matthias Kohlhauer, Pierre-Louis Leger, Guillaume Debaty, Keith Lurie, Lionel Lamhaut, Bijan Ghaleh and Renaud Tissier
    Citation: Critical Care 2021 25:369
  12. There are few reports of new functional impairment following critical illness from COVID-19. We aimed to describe the incidence of death or new disability, functional impairment and changes in health-related q...

    Authors: Carol L. Hodgson, Alisa M. Higgins, Michael J. Bailey, Anne M. Mather, Lisa Beach, Rinaldo Bellomo, Bernie Bissett, Ianthe J. Boden, Scott Bradley, Aidan Burrell, D. James Cooper, Bentley J. Fulcher, Kimberley J. Haines, Jack Hopkins, Alice Y. M. Jones, Stuart Lane…
    Citation: Critical Care 2021 25:382
  13. COVID-19 is primarily a respiratory disease; however, there is also evidence that it causes endothelial damage in the microvasculature of several organs. The aim of the present study is to characterize in vivo...

    Authors: Jaume Mesquida, A. Caballer, L. Cortese, C. Vila, U. Karadeniz, M. Pagliazzi, M. Zanoletti, A. Pérez Pacheco, P. Castro, M. García-de-Acilu, R. C. Mesquita, D. R. Busch and T. Durduran
    Citation: Critical Care 2021 25:381
  14. Tranexamic acid (TXA) reduces surgical bleeding and reduces death from bleeding after trauma and childbirth. However, its effects on thrombotic events and seizures are less clear. We conducted a systematic rev...

    Authors: Shuhei Murao, Hidekazu Nakata, Ian Roberts and Kazuma Yamakawa
    Citation: Critical Care 2021 25:380
  15. A high body mass index (BMI) has been associated with decreased mortality in critically ill patients. This association may, in part, relate to the impact of BMI on glycemia. We aimed to study the relationship ...

    Authors: Drago Plečko, Nicolas Bennett, Johan Mårtensson and Rinaldo Bellomo
    Citation: Critical Care 2021 25:378
  16. Experimental studies of head-up positioning (HUP) during cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) have had some degree of conflicting published results. The current study aim was to analyze and reconcile those disc...

    Authors: Cheng-Chieh Huang, Kuan-Chih Chen, Zih-Yang Lin, Yu-Hsuan Chou, Wen-Liang Chen, Tsung-Han Lee, Kun-Te Lin, Pei-You Hsieh, Cheng Hsu Chen, Chu-Chung Chou and Yan-Ren Lin
    Citation: Critical Care 2021 25:376
  17. Recent evidence suggests a potentially protective effect of increasing ketone body availability via accepting low macronutrient intake early after onset of critical illness. The impact of blood glucose control...

    Authors: Jan Gunst, Astrid De Bruyn, Michael P. Casaer, Sarah Vander Perre, Lies Langouche and Greet Van den Berghe
    Citation: Critical Care 2021 25:373
  18. Drowning is a global threat and one of the leading causes of injury around the world. The impact of drowning conditions including water salinity on patients’ prognosis remains poorly explored in Intensive Care...

    Authors: Florian Reizine, Agathe Delbove, Alexandre Dos Santos, Laetitia Bodenes, Pierre Bouju, Pierre Fillâtre, Aurélien Frérou, Guillaume Halley, Olivier Lesieur, Maud Jonas, Florian Berteau, Jean Morin, David Luque-Paz, Rémy Marnai, Anthony Le Meur, Cécile Aubron…
    Citation: Critical Care 2021 25:372
  19. Gastrointestinal (GI) dysfunction is common in the critical care setting and is highly associated with clinical outcomes. Opioids increase the risk for GI dysfunction and are frequently prescribed to reduce pa...

    Authors: Yun Yan, Yu Chen and Xijing Zhang
    Citation: Critical Care 2021 25:370

    The Letter to this article has been published in Critical Care 2022 26:5

  20. Fever and hypothermia have been observed in septic patients. Their influence on prognosis is subject to ongoing debates.

    Authors: Daniel O. Thomas-Rüddel, Peter Hoffmann, Daniel Schwarzkopf, Christian Scheer, Friedhelm Bach, Marcus Komann, Herwig Gerlach, Manfred Weiss, Matthias Lindner, Hendrik Rüddel, Philipp Simon, Sven-Olaf Kuhn, Reinhard Wetzker, Michael Bauer, Konrad Reinhart and Frank Bloos
    Citation: Critical Care 2021 25:368
  21. The large, international, randomized controlled NeoPInS trial showed that procalcitonin (PCT)-guided decision making was superior to standard care in reducing the duration of antibiotic therapy and hospitaliza...

    Authors: A. J. L. M. Geraerds, Wendy van Herk, Martin Stocker, Salhab el Helou, Sourabh Dutta, Matteo S. Fontana, Frank A. B. A. Schuerman, Rita K. van den Tooren-de Groot, Jantien Wieringa, Jan Janota, Laura H. van der Meer-Kappelle, Rob Moonen, Sintha D. Sie, Esther de Vries, Albertine E. Donker, Urs Zimmerman…
    Citation: Critical Care 2021 25:367
  22. Authors: Natsuko Kaku, Yu Nakagama, Michinori Shirano, Sari Shinomiya, Kazuhiro Shimazu, Katsuaki Yamazaki, Yoshito Maehata, Ryo Morita, Yuko Nitahara, Hiromasa Yamamoto, Yasumitsu Mizobata and Yasutoshi Kido
    Citation: Critical Care 2021 25:366

    The original article was published in Critical Care 2021 25:248

  23. Timing of swallows in relation to respiratory phases is associated with aspiration events. Oxygen therapy possibly affects the timing of swallows, which may alter airway protective mechanisms.

    Authors: Pornpan Rattanajiajaroen and Napplika Kongpolprom
    Citation: Critical Care 2021 25:365
  24. Intensive care unit (ICU) survivors have reduced physical function likely due to skeletal muscle wasting and weakness acquired during critical illness. However, the contribution of pre-morbid muscle mass has n...

    Authors: Matthew Thackeray, Mohammadreza Mohebbi, Neil Orford, Mark A. Kotowicz and Julie A. Pasco
    Citation: Critical Care 2021 25:364
  25. Zinc is a trace element that plays a role in stimulating innate and acquired immunity. The role of zinc in critically ill patients with COVID-19 remains unclear. This study aims to evaluate the efficacy and sa...

    Authors: Khalid Al Sulaiman, Ohoud Aljuhani, Abdulrahman I. Al Shaya, Abdullah Kharbosh, Raed Kensara, Alhomaidi Al Guwairy, Aisha Alharbi, Rahmah Algarni, Shmeylan Al Harbi, Ramesh Vishwakarma and Ghazwa B. Korayem
    Citation: Critical Care 2021 25:363
  26. Severe or life threatening infections are common among patients in the intensive care unit (ICU). Most infections in the ICU are bacterial or fungal in origin and require antimicrobial therapy for clinical res...

    Authors: Marin H. Kollef, Andrew F. Shorr, Matteo Bassetti, Jean-Francois Timsit, Scott T. Micek, Andrew P. Michelson and Jose Garnacho-Montero
    Citation: Critical Care 2021 25:360
  27. Examinations based on lung tissue specimen can play a significant role in the diagnosis for critically ill and intubated patients with lung infiltration. However, severe complications including tension pneumot...

    Authors: Yuean Zhao, Faming Jiang, He Yu, Ye Wang, Zhen Wang, Peng Sun, Zhong Ni, Weiya Wang, Lili Jiang, Junping Fan, Lanlan Zhang, Charles A. Powell and Zongan Liang
    Citation: Critical Care 2021 25:359
  28. Polymorphonuclear neutrophils (PMNs) play an important role in sepsis-related acute lung injury (ALI). Accumulating evidence suggests PMN-derived exosomes as a new subcellular entity acting as a fundamental li...

    Authors: Yang Jiao, Ti Zhang, Chengmi Zhang, Haiying Ji, Xingyu Tong, Ran Xia, Wei Wang, Zhengliang Ma and Xueyin Shi
    Citation: Critical Care 2021 25:356
  29. Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) was frequently used to treat patients with severe coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19)-associated acute respiratory distress (ARDS) during the initial outbreak. Care o...

    Authors: Matthieu Schmidt, Elise Langouet, David Hajage, Sarah Aissi James, Juliette Chommeloux, Nicolas Bréchot, Petra Barhoum, Lucie Lefèvre, Antoine Troger, Marc Pineton de Chambrun, Guillaume Hékimian, Charles-Edouard Luyt, Martin Dres, Jean-Michel Constantin, Muriel Fartoukh, Pascal Leprince…
    Citation: Critical Care 2021 25:355
  30. The randomized, double-blind, phase 3 ASPECT-NP trial evaluated the efficacy of 3 g of ceftolozane/tazobactam (C/T) versus 1 g of meropenem infused every 8 h for 8 to 14 days for treatment of adults with hospi...

    Authors: Andrew F. Shorr, Christopher J. Bruno, Zufei Zhang, Erin Jensen, Wei Gao, Hwa-Ping Feng, Jennifer A. Huntington, Brian Yu, Elizabeth G. Rhee, Carisa De Anda, Sumit Basu and Marin H. Kollef
    Citation: Critical Care 2021 25:354
  31. The link between oral bacteria and respiratory infections is well documented. Dental plaque has the potential to be colonized by respiratory pathogens and this, together with microaspiration of oral bacteria, ...

    Authors: Lewis Winning, Fionnuala T. Lundy, Bronagh Blackwood, Daniel F. McAuley and Ikhlas El Karim
    Citation: Critical Care 2021 25:353