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Personalized medicine in the ICU

Thematic Series

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After so many negative randomized, controlled trials, that have evaluated a number of simplified therapeutic interventions that could be applied to large patient populations, people are turning their interest back to personalized medicine.
This new Thematic Series will share thoughts based on scientific data and help the clinician to individualize the different aspects of the patient management.


  1. There is ongoing demographic ageing and increasing longevity of the population, with previously devastating and often-fatal diseases now transformed into chronic conditions. This is turning multi-morbidity int...

    Authors: Michael Beil, Hans Flaatten, Bertrand Guidet, Sigal Sviri, Christian Jung, Dylan de Lange, Susannah Leaver, Jesper Fjølner, Wojciech Szczeklik and Peter Vernon van Heerden

    Citation: Critical Care 2021 25:330

    Content type: Viewpoint

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  2. A personalized mechanical ventilation approach for patients with adult respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) based on lung physiology and morphology, ARDS etiology, lung imaging, and biological phenotypes may i...

    Authors: Paolo Pelosi, Lorenzo Ball, Carmen S. V. Barbas, Rinaldo Bellomo, Karen E. A. Burns, Sharon Einav, Luciano Gattinoni, John G. Laffey, John J. Marini, Sheila N. Myatra, Marcus J. Schultz, Jean Louis Teboul and Patricia R. M. Rocco

    Citation: Critical Care 2021 25:250

    Content type: Review

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  3. Individualized positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEP) by electrical impedance tomography (EIT) has potential interest in the optimization of ventilation distribution in acute respiratory distress syndrome (AR...

    Authors: Huaiwu He, Yi Chi, Yingying Yang, Siyi Yuan, Yun Long, Pengyu Zhao, Inéz Frerichs, Feng Fu, Knut Möller and Zhanqi Zhao

    Citation: Critical Care 2021 25:230

    Content type: Research

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