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Methodologic Innovation in Creating Clinical Practice Guidelines: Insights From the 2018 Society of Critical Care Medicine Pain, Agitation/Sedation, Delirium, Immobility, and Sleep Disruption Guideline Effort

Devlin, John W.; Skrobik, Yoanna; Rochwerg, Bram; More

Critical Care Medicine. ., Post Author Corrections: July 06, 2018

Low Interleukin-7 Receptor Messenger RNA Expression Is Independently Associated With Day 28 Mortality in Septic Shock Patients

Delwarde, Benjamin; Peronnet, Estelle; Venet, Fabienne; More

Critical Care Medicine. ., Post Author Corrections: July 06, 2018

The Impact of Early Adequate Treatment on Extubation and Discharge Alive of Patients With Pseudomonas aeruginosa-Related Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia

Sommer, Harriet; Timsit, Jean-François; von Cube, Maja; More

Critical Care Medicine. ., Post Author Corrections: July 05, 2018

Deresuscitation of Patients With Iatrogenic Fluid Overload Is Associated With Reduced Mortality in Critical Illness

Silversides, Jonathan A.; Fitzgerald, Emma; Manickavasagam, Uma S.; More

Critical Care Medicine. ., Post Author Corrections: July 05, 2018

Compliance With the National SEP-1 Quality Measure and Association With Sepsis Outcomes: A Multicenter Retrospective Cohort Study

Rhee, Chanu; Filbin, Michael R.; Massaro, Anthony F.; More

Critical Care Medicine. ., Post Author Corrections: June 28, 2018

Prevention of Nosocomial Infections in Critically Ill Patients With Lactoferrin: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study

Muscedere, John; Maslove, David M.; Boyd, J. Gordon; More

Critical Care Medicine. ., Post Author Corrections: June 28, 2018

A Case for Change in Adult Critical Care Training for Physicians in the United States: A White Paper Developed by the Critical Care as a Specialty Task Force of the Society of Critical Care Medicine

Tisherman, Samuel A.; Spevetz, Antoinette; Blosser, Sandralee A.; More

Critical Care Medicine. ., Post Author Corrections: June 28, 2018

Impact of Very Early Physical Therapy During Septic Shock on Skeletal Muscle: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Hickmann, Cheryl E.; Castanares-Zapatero, Diego; Deldicque, Louise; More

Critical Care Medicine. ., Post Author Corrections: June 27, 2018

Cooccurrence of Post-Intensive Care Syndrome Problems Among 406 Survivors of Critical Illness

Marra, Annachiara; Pandharipande, Pratik P.; Girard, Timothy D.; More

Critical Care Medicine. ., Post Author Corrections: May 21, 2018

Predictive Validity of Sepsis-3 Definitions and Sepsis Outcomes in Critically Ill Patients: A Cohort Study in 49 ICUs in Argentina

Estenssoro, Elisa; Kanoore Edul, Vanina S.; Loudet, Cecilia I.; More

Critical Care Medicine. ., Post Author Corrections: May 08, 2018

Derivation and Validation of a Biomarker-Based Clinical Algorithm to Rule Out Sepsis From Noninfectious Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome at Emergency Department Admission: A Multicenter Prospective Study

Mearelli, Filippo; Fiotti, Nicola; Giansante, Carlo; More

Critical Care Medicine. ., Post Author Corrections: May 07, 2018

Duration of Respiratory Failure After Trauma Is Not Associated With Increased Long-Term Mortality

Cook, Mackenzie R.; O’Connell, Kathleen; Qiu, Qian; More

Critical Care Medicine. ., Post Author Corrections: May 07, 2018

Evaluating Muscle Mass in Survivors of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: A 1-Year Multicenter Longitudinal Study

Chan, Kitty S.; Mourtzakis, Marina; Aronson Friedman, Lisa; More

Critical Care Medicine. ., Post Author Corrections: May 04, 2018

Insidious Harm of Medication Diluents as a Contributor to Cumulative Volume and Hyperchloremia: A Prospective, Open-Label, Sequential Period Pilot Study

Magee, Carolyn A.; Bastin, Melissa L. Thompson; Laine, Melanie E.; More

Critical Care Medicine. ., Post Author Corrections: May 04, 2018

Effect of a Multifaceted Performance Feedback Strategy on Length of Stay Compared With Benchmark Reports Alone: A Cluster Randomized Trial in Intensive Care

van der Veer, Sabine N.; de Vos, Maartje L. G.; van der Voort, Peter H. J.; More

Critical Care Medicine. ., Post Author Corrections: June 12, 2013

Atypical Sleep in Ventilated Patients: Empirical Electroencephalography Findings and the Path Toward Revised ICU Sleep Scoring Criteria

Watson, Paula L.; Pandharipande, Pratik; Gehlbach, Brian K.; More

Critical Care Medicine. ., Post Author Corrections: June 12, 2013


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Variation in Sedation and Neuromuscular Blockade Regimens on Outcome After Cardiac Arrest

May, Teresa L.; Riker, Richard R.; Fraser, Gilles L.; More

Critical Care Medicine. ., Post Author Corrections: July 02, 2018

Acute Respiratory Failure in Pediatric Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation—A Multicenter Study

Rowan, Courtney M.; McArthur, Jennifer; Hsing, Deyin D.; More

Critical Care Medicine. ., Post Author Corrections: June 29, 2018

The Impact of Heart Rate Response During 48-Hour Rewarming Phase of Therapeutic Hypothermia on Neurologic Outcomes in Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Patients

Inoue, Akihiko; Hifumi, Toru; Yonemoto, Naohiro; More

Critical Care Medicine. ., Post Author Corrections: June 27, 2018

Adenosine Plasma Level and A2A Receptor Expression in Patients With Cardiogenic Shock

Gaubert, Mélanie; Marlinge, Marion; Kerbaul, François; More

Critical Care Medicine. ., Post Author Corrections: June 19, 2018

Reversible Microvascular Hyporeactivity to Acetylcholine During Diabetic Ketoacidosis

Joffre, Jérémie; Bourcier, Simon; Hariri, Geoffroy; More

Critical Care Medicine. ., Post Author Corrections: May 18, 2018

Cardiac Arrest in Patients Managed for Convulsive Status Epilepticus: Characteristics, Predictors, and Outcome

Legriel, Stephane; Bresson, Edouard; Deye, Nicolas; More

Critical Care Medicine. ., Post Author Corrections: May 08, 2018

Effect of Body Temperature on Cerebral Autoregulation in Acutely Comatose Neurocritically Ill Patients

Adatia, Krishma; Geocadin, Romergryko G.; Healy, Ryan; More

Critical Care Medicine. ., Post Author Corrections: May 04, 2018

Effect of a Perioperative Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump in High-Risk Cardiac Surgery Patients: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Rocha Ferreira, Graziela Santos; de Almeida, Juliano Pinheiro; Landoni, Giovanni; More

Critical Care Medicine. ., Post Author Corrections: April 30, 2018


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Double Cycling During Mechanical Ventilation: Frequency, Mechanisms, and Physiologic Implications

de Haro, Candelaria; López-Aguilar, Josefina; Magrans, Rudys; More

Critical Care Medicine. ., Post Author Corrections: July 05, 2018

Noninvasive Ventilation in Patients With Do-Not-Intubate and Comfort-Measures-Only Orders: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Wilson, Michael E.; Majzoub, Abdul M.; Dobler, Claudia C.; More

Critical Care Medicine. ., Post Author Corrections: March 01, 2018


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Corticosteroids in Sepsis: An Updated Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Rochwerg, Bram; Oczkowski, Simon J.; Siemieniuk, Reed A. C.; More

Critical Care Medicine. ., Post Author Corrections: July 02, 2018


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Distinctive Roles and Mechanisms of Human Neutrophil Peptides in Experimental Sepsis and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

Wu, Jianfeng; Han, Bing; Fanelli, Vito; More

Critical Care Medicine. ., Post Author Corrections: July 02, 2018

MicroRNA-155 Amplifies Nitric Oxide/cGMP Signaling and Impairs Vascular Angiotensin II Reactivity in Septic Shock

Vasques-Nóvoa, Francisco; Laundos, Tiago L.; Cerqueira, Rui J.; More

Critical Care Medicine. ., Post Author Corrections: July 02, 2018

Diagnostic Ultrasound and Microbubbles Treatment Improves Outcomes of Coronary No-Reflow in Canine Models by Sonothrombolysis

Li, Hairui; Lu, Yongkang; Sun, Yili; More

Critical Care Medicine. ., Post Author Corrections: June 29, 2018

Cerebral Concussion Primes the Lungs for Subsequent Neutrophil-Mediated Injury

Humphries, Duncan C.; O’Neill, Stephen; Scholefield, Emma; More

Critical Care Medicine. ., Post Author Corrections: June 27, 2018


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Increasing Evidence-Based Interventions in Patients with Acute Infections in a Resource-Limited Setting: A Before-and-After Feasibility Trial in Gitwe, Rwanda

Urayeneza, Olivier; Mujyarugamba, Pierre; Rukemba, Zacharie; More

Critical Care Medicine. ., Post Author Corrections: June 27, 2018

Surviving Sepsis Campaign: Research Priorities for Sepsis and Septic Shock

Coopersmith, Craig M.; De Backer, Daniel; Deutschman, Clifford S.; More

Critical Care Medicine. ., Post Author Corrections: June 27, 2018


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Clinical Factors Associated With ICU-Specific Care Following Supratentoral Brain Tumor Resection and Validation of a Risk Prediction Score

Franko, Lynze R.; Hollon, Todd; Linzey, Joseph; More

Critical Care Medicine. ., Post Author Corrections: May 07, 2018


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