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The future of critical care

Edited by Prof Jean-Louis Vincent.

This series of articles, published in Critical Care, has not been sponsored. All articles have undergone the journal’s standard peer review process overseen by Associate Editors, with final decisions made by the Editor in Chief.

  1. Review

    The future of mechanical ventilation: lessons from the present and the past

    The adverse effects of mechanical ventilation in acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) arise from two main causes: unphysiological increases of transpulmonary pressure and unphysiological increases/decrea...

    Luciano Gattinoni, John J. Marini, Francesca Collino, Giorgia Maiolo, Francesca Rapetti, Tommaso Tonetti, Francesco Vasques and Michael Quintel

    Critical Care 2017 21:183

    Published on: 12 July 2017

  2. Review

    The future of critical care: renal support in 2027

    Since its inception four decades ago, both the clinical and technologic aspects of continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT) have evolved substantially. Devices now specifically designed for critically ill p...

    William R. Clark, Mauro Neri, Francesco Garzotto, Zaccaria Ricci, Stuart L. Goldstein, Xiaoqiang Ding, Jiarui Xu and Claudio Ronco

    Critical Care 2017 21:92

    Published on: 11 April 2017

  3. Review

    The hospital of tomorrow in 10 points

    Technology has advanced rapidly in recent years and is continuing to do so, with associated changes in multiple areas, including hospital structure and function. Here we describe in 10 points our vision of som...

    Jean-Louis Vincent and Jacques Creteur

    Critical Care 2017 21:93

    Published on: 11 April 2017