Focused Issue on Infections in ICU

Posted On 2019-12-05 01:41:58

This focused issue on "Infections in ICU" is edited by:

  • -Dr. George Dimopoulos, Department of Intensive Care, University Hospital “ATTIKON” Medical School University of Athens, Athens, Greece
  • -Dr. Yuetian Yu, Department of Critical Care Medicine, Ren Ji Hospital, School of Medicine, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China
  • -Dr. Zhongheng Zhang, Department of Emergency Medicine, Sir Run-Run Shaw Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Hangzhou, China

The fight against infections in the ICU, especially against MDR/XDRs, include the in-depth understanding of their pathogenicity, resistance mechanisms and interactions with the host, the evidence-based administration of antibiotics (early, adequately, appropriately) and non-antibiotic approaches


Editorial

Infections in the ICU. The big problem!

George Dimopoulos, Yuetian Yu, Zhongheng Zhang


Guideline

Clinical practice guidelines for the management of central venous catheter for critically ill patients

Zhongheng Zhang, Claudia Brusasco, Antonio Anile, Francesco Corradi, Maryanne Mariyaselvam, Peter Young, Yaniv Almog, Bin Du, Xuezhong Yu, Huadong Zhu, Mao Zhang, Yu Cao, Yucai Hong


Review Article

Management of pneumonia in intensive care

Andrew Conway Morris

Current trends in epidemiology and antimicrobial resistance in intensive care units

Maria J. Pons, Joaquim Ruiz

Interpreting biomarkers in infectious diseases in intensive care unit: the potential role of procalcitonin

Fatime Hawchar, Zsolt Molnar

Antifungal drug dosing adjustment in critical patients with invasive fungal infections

Athina Pyrpasopoulou, Elias Iosifidis, Charalampos Antachopoulos, Emmanuel Roilides

Diagnosis of invasive pulmonary aspergillosis in the Intensive Care Unit: What we should concerned and how to do better

Hui Shen, Zhongheng Zhang, Yuetian Yu

Infections in elderly intensive care unit patients

Garyphallia Poulakou, Styliani Lagou, Stamatis Papadatos, Ioannis Anagnostopoulos, Margarita Papatheodoridi, George Dimopoulos

Multidrug resistant bacteria in critically ill patients: a step further antibiotic therapy

Martina Tosi, Erika Roat, Sara De Biasi, Elena Munari, Sophie Venturelli, Irene Coloretti, Emanuela Biagioni, Andrea Cossarizza, Massimo Girardis

Biomarkers in intensive care unit infections, friend or foe?

Chunhui Xu, Shu Li, Yimin Wang, Min Zhang, Mi Zhou


Study Protocol

Critically Hematological Ill Patients Antimicrobial Stewardship (C.H.I.P.S) in intensive care unit

Cristina Sarda, Alexis Tabah, Djamel Mokart, Emine Alp, Kostoula Arvaniti, Murat Akova, Jordi Rello


Imaging in Emergency and Critical Care Medicine

Pulmonary infection caused by Aspergillus glaucus in patient with leucocythemia

Chunhui Xu, Shu Li, Mi Zhou, Yuetian Yu