Editorial Board

1.
High dose intravenous immunoglobulin may be complicated by myocardial infarction

  • K. V. Vinod ,Department of General Medicine, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry, India, Dr. Kolar Vishwanath Vinod, Department of General Medicine, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Dhanvantri Nagar, Puducherry - 605 006, India. E-mail: drkvv@rediffmail.com, drkvv@rediffmail.com

  • Mritunjai Kumar ,Department of General Medicine, JIPMER, Dhanvantrinagar, Pondicherry, India,

  • Kare Nisar ,Department of General Medicine, JIPMER, Dhanvantrinagar, Pondicherry, India,
  • 2.
    Characterizing sepsis: Another small piece of the puzzle

  • Jean-Louis Vincent ,Department of Intensive Care, Erasme Hospital, Université libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium, Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent, Department of Intensive Care, Erasme Hospital, Université libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium. E-mail: jlvincent@ulb.ac.be, jlvincent@ulb.ac.be
  • 3.
    Snake bite and stroke: Our experience of two cases

  • Sandeep Puri ,Department of Medicine, Professor and Head, Dayanand Medical College and Hospital, Ludhiana, Punjab, India, Professor and Head, Department of Medicine, Principal and Professor, Department of Medicine,

  • Birinder S. Paul ,Department of Neurology, Dayanand Medical College, Ludhiana, Punjab, India,
  • 4.
    Guillain-Barre syndrome complicated by acute fatal rhabdomyolysis

  • Nitin Verma ,Demonstrator, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial surgery Government Dental College, Amritsar, Punjab.,

  • Amrish Saxena ,Department of Medicine, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Wardha, Maharashtra, India, Dr. Amrish Saxena, MLK.5, MGIMS Campus, Sevagram, Wardha, Maharashtra, India. E-mail: dramrishsaxena@rediffmail.com, dramrishsaxena@rediffmail.com

  • Vineeta Singh ,Department of Medicine, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Sevagram, Wardha District, Maharashtra, India,
  • 5.
    Propofol versus flunitrazepam for inducing and maintaining sleep in postoperative ICU patients

  • Cornelius Engelmann ,Department of Gastroenterology, Rheumatology and Hepatology, University Hospital Leipzig Liebigstrasse 20, 04103 Leipzig, Germany, Dr. Cornelius Engelmann, Department of Gastroenterology, Rheumatology and Hepatology, University Hospital Leipzig, Liebigstrasse 20, 04103 Leipzig, Germany. E-mail: cornelius.engelmann@medizin.uni-leipzig.de, cornelius.engelmann@medizin.uni-leipzig.de

  • Jan Wallenborn ,Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Helios Klinikum Aue, GartenstraBe 6, 08280 Aue, Germany,

  • Derk Olthoff ,Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, University Hospital Leipzig Liebigstrasse 20, 04103 Leipzig, Germany,

  • Udo X. Kaisers ,Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, University Hospital Leipzig Liebigstrasse 20, 04103 Leipzig, Germany,

  • Henrik Rüffert ,Department of Anaesthesiology, Intensive Care Medicine, Pain Therapy and Palliative Care, Helios Klinikum Borna, Rudolf-Virchow-StraBe 2, 04552 Borna, Germany,
  • 6.
    "DIRECT CPR"- Mnemonic to remember 2010 AHA BLS CPR guidelines

  • Indu M. Sen ,Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigar, India, Dr. Indu Mohini Sen, Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Post box No 1519, PGI Campus, Sector 12-A, Chandigarh, India. E-mail: indumohini@gmail.com, indumohini@gmail.com

  • Mitali Sen ,MBBS, Government Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh, India,
  • 7.
    Association between heat shock protein 70 gene polymorphisms and clinical outcomes in intensive care unit patients with sepsis

  • John Victor Peter ,Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville SA 5011 (Australia), Intensive Care Unit, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India, Director, Professor and Director, Department of Critical Care,

  • Kartik Ramakrishna ,Department of Intensive Care, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India; Department of Gastrointestinal Sciences, Wellcome Trust Research Laboratory, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India; Department of Internal Medicine, Unity Health System, Rochester, NY 14626, USA, Dr. Kartik Ramakrishna, Department of Internal Medicine, Unity Health System, Long Pond Road, Rochester, NY 14626, USA. E-mail: kartik_ramakrishna@hotmail.com, kartik_ramakrishna@hotmail.com

  • Srinivasan Pugazhendhi ,Department of Gastrointestinal Sciences, Wellcome Trust Research Laboratory, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India,

  • Jayakanthan Kabeerdoss ,Department of Gastrointestinal Sciences, Wellcome Trust Research Laboratory, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India,
  • 8.
    Glycemic control in critically ill: A moving target

  • 9.
    Spiked helmet sign: An under-recognized electrocardiogram finding in critically ill patients

  • Ajay Agarwal ,Department of Medicine, Dayton Veteran Affairs Medical Center, Dayton, OH 45428, USA; Wright State University, Dayton, OH 45409, USA, Dr. Ajay Agarwal, Department of Medicine, Dayton Veteran Affairs Medical Center, 4100 W 3rd Street, Dayton, OH 45428, USA. E-mail: Ajay.agarwal@va.gov, Ajay.agarwal@va.gov

  • Timothy G. Janz ,Department of Medicine, Dayton Veteran Affairs Medical Center, Dayton, OH 45428, USA; Wright State University, Dayton, OH 45409, USA,

  • Naga V. Garikipati ,Wright State University, Dayton, OH 45409, USA,
  • 10.
    Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome in a patient of organophosphate poisoning

  • Rajesh Phatake ,Lifeline24 FNx01 7Intensive Care Unit, Hubli, Karnataka, India,

  • Sameer Desai ,Department of Anesthesiology, SDM Medical College Hospital, Dharwar, India, Dr. Sameer Desai, 15, Chanakyapuri, Karwar Road, Hubli, Karnataka, India. E-mail: sameeranaes@gmail.com, sameeranaes@gmail.com

  • Manikanth Lodaya ,Lifeline24 FNx01 7Intensive Care Unit, Hubli, Karnataka, India,

  • Shrinivas Deshpande ,Lifeline24 FNx01 7Intensive Care Unit, Hubli, Karnataka, India,

  • Nagaraj Tankasali ,Lifeline24 FNx01 7Intensive Care Unit, Hubli, Karnataka, India,
  • 11.
    Ventilator-associated pneumonia in a tertiary care intensive care unit: Analysis of incidence, risk factors and mortality

  • Uma Chaudhary ,Department of Microbiology, Pt. Bhagwat Dayal Sharma Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak, Haryana, India,

  • Neelima Ranjan ,Department of Microbiology, G. R. Medical College, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, India, Dr. Neelima Ranjan, Department of Microbiology, G. R. Medical College, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, India. E-mail: drneelima84@gmail.com, drneelima84@gmail.com

  • K. P. Ranjan ,Department of Microbiology, G. R. Medical College, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, India,
  • 12.
    Transthoracic ultrasound assessment of B-lines for identifying the increment of extravascular lung water in shock patients requiring fluid resuscitation

  • Pongdhep Theerawit ,Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand, Dr. Pongdhep Theerawit, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand. E-mail: pongdhep@yahoo.com, pongdhep@yahoo.com

  • Nutchanart Touman ,Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand,

  • Yuda Sutherasan ,Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand,

  • Sumalee Kiatboonsri ,Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand,
  • 13.
    Sleep quality in intensive care unit: Are we doing our best for our patients?

  • Francisco J. Romero-Bermejo ,Critical Care and Emergency Unit, Quiron Campo de Gibraltar Hospital, Cadiz, Spain, Dr. Francisco J. Romero-Bermejo, Edifi cio Arttysur, Parque Empresarial Las Marismas de Palmones, Avda de los Empresarios, 11379 Palmones - Los Barrios, Cadiz, Spain. E-mail: romerobermejo@gmail.com, romerobermejo@gmail.com
  • 14.
    Ultrasound in the critically ill: Look for lung water!

  • Young-Jae Cho ,Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, South Korea, Dr. Young-Jae Cho, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, South Korea. E-mail: lungdrcho@gmail.com, lungdrcho@gmail.com
  • 15.
    Methylene blue unresponsive methemoglobinemia

  • Manivachagan Natarajan ,Department of Pediatrics, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India,

  • Ebor James ,Department of Pediatrics, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India,

  • Kala Ebenezer ,Department of Pediatrics, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India, Dr. Kala Ebenezer, Department of Pediatrics, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India. E-mail: picu@cmcvellore.ac.in, picu@cmcvellore.ac.in
  • 16.
    Scoring systems in the intensive care unit: A compendium

  • Amy Rapsang ,Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Jawaharlal Institute of Post graduate Medical Education and Research, Dhanvantari Nagar, Puducherry, India, Dr. Amy Grace Rapsang, Jawaharlal Institute of Post graduate Medical Education and Research, Dhanvantari Nagar, Puducherry, India. E-mail: amy_rap@yahoo.com, amy_rap@yahoo.com

  • Devajit C. Shyam ,Department of General Surgery, North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Sciences, Shillong, Meghalaya, India,
  • 17.
    Is gastric residual volume monitoring in critically ill patients receiving mechanical ventilation an evidence-based practice?

  • Abbas Heydari ,Department of Medical-Surgical Nursing, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran,

  • Amir Emami Zeydi ,Department of Medical-Surgical Nursing, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran, Mr. Amir Emami Zeydi, PhD Department, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Ebne-Sina Street, Mashhad, Iran. E-mail: emamizeydi@yahoo.com, emamizeydi@yahoo.com
  • 18.
    The anticonvulsant of choice in pyrethroid induced convulsions

  • Ritesh G. Menezes ,Department of Pathology, Forensic Medicine Division, College of Medicine, King Fahd Hospital of the University, University of Dammam, Dammam, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Dr. Ritesh G. Menezes, Department of Pathology, Forensic Medicine Division, College of Medicine, King Fahd Hospital of the University, University of Dammam, Dammam, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. E-mail: mangalore971@yahoo.co.in, mangalore971@yahoo.co.in
  • 19.
    Difficult extubation after large tongue swelling in intensive care unit

  • Arun Maheshwari ,Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, India, Senior Consultant and Chairperson, Department of Cardiac Anesthesia, Dharma Vira Heart Centre, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, India, Chairman (Cardiac Anesthesia),

  • Monish Raut ,Department of Cardiac Anesthesiology, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, India, Dr. Monish S. Raut, Department of Cardiac Anesthesiology, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, India. E-mail: drmonishraut@gmail.com, drmonishraut@gmail.com
  • 20.
    Atypical manifestations of organophosphorus poisoning following subcutaneous injection of Dichlorvos with suicidal intention

  • 21.
    Nosocomial candiduria in chronic liver disease patients at a hepatobilliary center

  • Vikas Khillan ,Department of Clinical Microbiology, Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences, New Delhi, India, Dr. Vikas Khillan, Department of Clinical Microbiology, Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences, New Delhi, India. E-mail: khillanv@yahoo.com, khillanv@yahoo.com

  • Neha Rathor ,Department of Microbiology, Institute of Liver and Microbiology, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi, India, Dr. Neha Rathor, Department of Microbiology, Institute of Liver and Microbiology, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi, India. E-mail: neharathor.s@gmail.com, neharathor.s@gmail.com

  • S. K. Sarin ,Department of Gastroenterology, Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences, New Delhi, India,

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