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Translational Research

Edited by Dr John Kellum

This series of articles in Critical Care has not been sponsored. All articles have undergone the journal’s standard peer review process overseen by the Series Editor, with final decisions made by the Editor in Chief. The Series Editor and Editor in Chief declare no competing interests.

  1. Content type: Review

    Meta-analysis can be a powerful tool for demonstrating the applicability of a concept beyond the context of individual clinical trials and observational studies, including exploration of effects across differe...

    Authors: Michael C Reade, Anthony Delaney, Michael J Bailey and Derek C Angus

    Citation: Critical Care 2008 12:220

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  2. Content type: Review

    Apoptosis contributes to cell death in common intensive care unit disorders such as traumatic brain injury and sepsis. Recent evidence suggests that this form of cell death is both clinically relevant and a po...

    Authors: Hülya Bayir and Valerian E Kagan

    Citation: Critical Care 2008 12:206

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  3. Content type: Review

    Studies of hospital performance highlight the problem of 'failure to rescue' in acutely ill patients. This is a deficiency strongly associated with serious adverse events, cardiac arrest, or death. Rapid respo...

    Authors: Augustine Tee, Paolo Calzavacca, Elisa Licari, Donna Goldsmith and Rinaldo Bellomo

    Citation: Critical Care 2008 12:205

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  4. Content type: Review

    New onset thrombocytopenia and multiple organ failure (TAMOF) presages poor outcome in critical illness. Patients who resolve thrombocytopenia by day 14 are more likely to survive than those who do not. Patien...

    Authors: Trung C Nguyen and Joseph A Carcillo

    Citation: Critical Care 2006 10:235

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