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Current overview in pediatric critical care

Edited by Dr. Nobuaki Shime

This thematic series was published in Journal of Intensive Care

  1. Review

    Current status of pediatric transplantation in Japan

    Brain-dead donor organ transplantation has been available to children in Japan since the 2010 revision of the Organ Transplant Law. Of the 50–60 brain-dead donor organ transplants performed annually in Japan, ...

    Nao Nishimura, Mureo Kasahara, Kenji Ishikura and Satoshi Nakagawa

    Journal of Intensive Care 2017 5:48

    Published on: 20 July 2017

  2. Review

    Update on pediatric sepsis: a review

    Sepsis is one of the leading causes of mortality among children worldwide. Unfortunately, however, reliable evidence was insufficient in pediatric sepsis and many aspects in clinical practice actually depend o...

    Tatsuya Kawasaki

    Journal of Intensive Care 2017 5:47

    Published on: 20 July 2017

  3. Research

    Physiological impact of high-flow nasal cannula therapy on postextubation acute respiratory failure after pediatric cardiac surgery: a prospective observational study

    Reintubation after pediatric cardiac surgery is associated with a high rate of mortality. Therefore, adequate respiratory support for postextubation acute respiratory failure (ARF) is important. However, littl...

    Naohiro Shioji, Tatsuo Iwasaki, Tomoyuki Kanazawa, Kazuyoshi Shimizu, Tomohiko Suemori, Kentaro Sugimoto, Yasutoshi Kuroe and Hiroshi Morimatsu

    Journal of Intensive Care 2017 5:35

    Published on: 6 June 2017