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JINC article selection 2020

We are pleased to introduce selection of articles receiving high traffic and attention. 

  1. Critically ill traumatic brain injury (TBI) patients experience extensive muscle damage during their stay in the intensive care unit. Neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) has been considered a promising...

    Authors: Paulo Eugênio Silva, Rita de Cássia Marqueti, Karina Livino-de-Carvalho, Amaro Eduardo Tavares de Araujo, Joana Castro, Vinicius Maldaner da Silva, Luciana Vieira, Vinicius Carolino Souza, Lucas Ogura Dantas, Gerson Cipriano Jr, Otávio Tolêdo Nóbrega, Nicolas Babault and Joao Luiz Quagliotti Durigan

    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2019 7:59

    Content type: Research

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  2. This systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials aimed to investigate the efficacy of early mobilization among critically ill adult patients.

    Authors: Yohei Okada, Takeshi Unoki, Yujiro Matsuishi, Yuko Egawa, Kei Hayashida and Shigeaki Inoue

    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2019 7:57

    Content type: Research

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    The Letter to the Editor to this article has been published in Journal of Intensive Care 2020 8:21

  3. Ventilator weaning protocols have been shown to reduce the duration of mechanical ventilation (MV), intensive care unit length of stay, and resource use. However, weaning protocols have not significantly affec...

    Authors: Kenichi Nitta, Kazufumi Okamoto, Hiroshi Imamura, Katsunori Mochizuki, Hiroshi Takayama, Hiroshi Kamijo, Mayumi Okada, Kanako Takeshige, Yuichiro Kashima and Takahisa Satou

    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2019 7:50

    Content type: Research

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  4. With Sepsis-3, the increase in sequential organ failure assessment (SOFA) as a clinical score for the identification of patients with sepsis and quickSOFA (qSOFA) for the identification of patients at risk of ...

    Authors: Lucie Probst, Enrico Schalk, Tobias Liebregts, Vanja Zeremski, Asterios Tzalavras, Michael von Bergwelt-Baildon, Nina Hesse, Johanna Prinz, Jörg Janne Vehreschild, Alexander Shimabukuro-Vornhagen, Dennis A. Eichenauer, Jorge Garcia Borrega, Matthias Kochanek and Boris Böll

    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2019 7:41

    Content type: Research

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  5. Disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) is a common complication in sepsis. Since DIC not only promotes organ dysfunction but also is a strong prognostic factor, its diagnosis at the earliest possible tim...

    Authors: Toshiaki Iba, Eizo Watanabe, Yutaka Umemura, Takeshi Wada, Kei Hayashida, Shigeki Kushimoto and Hideo Wada

    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2019 7:32

    Content type: Review

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  6. Accurate and early identification of infection sites might help to drive crucial decisions regarding the treatment of sepsis. We aimed to determine the clinical and etiological features of infection according ...

    Authors: Toshikazu Abe, Hiroshi Ogura, Shigeki Kushimoto, Atsushi Shiraishi, Takehiro Sugiyama, Gautam A. Deshpande, Masatoshi Uchida, Isao Nagata, Daizoh Saitoh, Seitaro Fujishima, Toshihiko Mayumi, Toru Hifumi, Yasukazu Shiino, Taka-aki Nakada, Takehiko Tarui, Yasuhiro Otomo…

    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2019 7:28

    Content type: Research

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  7. While understanding of critical illness and delirium continue to evolve, the impact on clinical practice is often unknown and delayed. Our purpose was to provide insight into practice changes by characterizing...

    Authors: Gary D. Owen, Joanna L. Stollings, Shayan Rakhit, Li Wang, Chang Yu, Morgan A. Hosay, James W. Stewart, Fernando Frutos-Vivar, Oscar Peñuelas, Andres Esteban, Antonio R. Anzueto, Konstantinos Raymondos, Fernando Rios, Arnaud W. Thille, Marco González, Bin Du…

    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2019 7:25

    Content type: Research

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  8. Mechanically ventilated patients often develop muscle weakness post-intensive care admission. Current evidence suggests that early mobilisation of these patients can be an effective intervention in improving t...

    Authors: Catherine Clarissa, Lisa Salisbury, Sheila Rodgers and Susanne Kean

    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2019 7:3

    Content type: Research

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  9. Physical rehabilitation (PR) interventions in the intensive care unit (ICU) can improve patients’ functional outcomes, yet systematic reviews identified discordant effects and poor reporting. We conducted a sc...

    Authors: Julie C. Reid, Janelle Unger, Devin McCaskell, Laura Childerhose, David J. Zorko and Michelle E. Kho

    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2018 6:80

    Content type: Research

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  10. An updated meta-analysis incorporating nine randomized trials (n = 816) investigating low-to-moderate dose prolonged glucocorticoid treatment in acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) show moderate-to-high qu...

    Authors: Gianfranco Umberto Meduri, Reed A. C. Siemieniuk, Rachel A. Ness and Samuel J. Seyler

    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2018 6:53

    Content type: Letter to the Editor

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  11. Weaning failure is a crucial hindrance in critically ill patients. Rapid shallow breathing index (RSBI), a well-known weaning index, has some limitations in predicting weaning outcomes. A new weaning index usi...

    Authors: Pattarin Pirompanich and Sasithon Romsaiyut

    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2018 6:6

    Content type: Research

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Journal of Intensive Care 2018 6:25