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2013 | June | Volume 17 | Issue 3

EDITORIAL

Abdul Ghafur

Superbugs and we intensivists: A time for introspection…

[Year:2013] [Month:June] [Volume:17] [Number:3] [Pages:2] [Pages No:125 - 126]

PDF  |  DOI: 10.4103/0972-5229.117034  |  Open Access |  How to cite

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EDITORIAL

Sunit Singhi, Karthi Nallaswamy

Catheter related blood stream infection in Indian PICUs: Several unanswered issues!

[Year:2013] [Month:June] [Volume:17] [Number:3] [Pages:2] [Pages No:127 - 128]

PDF  |  DOI: 10.4103/0972-5229.117035  |  Open Access |  How to cite

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RESEARCH ARTICLE

Arvind Kumar Baronia, Ratender Kumar Singh, Mohan Gurjar, Bhaskar P. Rao

Carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter ventilator-associated pneumonia: Clinical characteristics and outcome

[Year:2013] [Month:June] [Volume:17] [Number:3] [Pages:6] [Pages No:129 - 134]

Keywords: Acinetobacter, carbapenem, intensive care unit, ventilator-associated pneumonia

PDF  |  Abstract  |  DOI: 10.4103/0972-5229.117036  |  Open Access |  How to cite

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RESEARCH ARTICLE

Diana Thomas, Narayanan Parameswaran, B. N. Harish

Catheter related blood stream infections in the paediatric intensive care unit: A descriptive study

[Year:2013] [Month:June] [Volume:17] [Number:3] [Pages:5] [Pages No:135 - 139]

Keywords: Catheter related blood stream infections, nosocomial infections, pediatric intensive care unit

PDF  |  Abstract  |  DOI: 10.4103/0972-5229.117038  |  Open Access |  How to cite

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RESEARCH ARTICLE

Upendra Kaul, Amit Varma, Anu Gupta, Ashish Gupta

Infective endocarditis in an Indian setup: Are we entering the ′modern′ era?

[Year:2013] [Month:June] [Volume:17] [Number:3] [Pages:8] [Pages No:140 - 147]

Keywords: Demographics, echocardiography, infective endocarditis, microbiologic characteristics, rheumatic heart disease

PDF  |  Abstract  |  DOI: 10.4103/0972-5229.117041  |  Open Access |  How to cite

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RESEARCH ARTICLE

Özgür Çiftçi, Murat Günday, Mustafa Çaliskan, Hakan Güllü, Rafi Dogan, Aytekin Güven, Haldun Müderrisoglu

Mild carbon monoxide poisoning impairs left ventricular diastolic function

[Year:2013] [Month:June] [Volume:17] [Number:3] [Pages:6] [Pages No:148 - 153]

Keywords: Carbon monoxide, elasticity imaging techniques, left ventricular function, right ventricular function, tissue Doppler

PDF  |  Abstract  |  DOI: 10.4103/0972-5229.117044  |  Open Access |  How to cite

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REVIEW ARTICLE

Amit Agrawal, Shweta Goyal

Ketamine in status asthmaticus: A review

[Year:2013] [Month:June] [Volume:17] [Number:3] [Pages:8] [Pages No:154 - 161]

Keywords: Bronchodilator, emergency department, intensive care unit, ketamine, status asthmaticus

PDF  |  Abstract  |  DOI: 10.4103/0972-5229.117048  |  Open Access |  How to cite

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REVIEW ARTICLE

Krishna M. Sundar, Mazen Sires

Sepsis induced immunosuppression: Implications for secondary infections and complications

[Year:2013] [Month:June] [Volume:17] [Number:3] [Pages:8] [Pages No:162 - 169]

Keywords: Chronic critical care illness, sepsis, immune dysfunction, pneumonia, ventilator-associated

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SHORT COMMUNICATION

Lawni Goswami, Chandrashish Chakravarty, Babita Hazarika

Prevalence of malnutrition in a tertiary care hospital in India

[Year:2013] [Month:June] [Volume:17] [Number:3] [Pages:4] [Pages No:170 - 173]

Keywords: Indian intensive care unit, malnutrition, subjective global nutritional assessment

PDF  |  Abstract  |  DOI: 10.4103/0972-5229.117058  |  Open Access |  How to cite

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SHORT COMMUNICATION

Binila Chacko, John Victor Peter, Gunasekaran Karthik, Kartik Ramakrishna, Mathew F. Griffith, John Antony Jude Prakash, Victoria Job, Petra L. Graham

Elevated procalcitonin is associated with increased mortality in patients with scrub typhus infection needing intensive care admission

[Year:2013] [Month:June] [Volume:17] [Number:3] [Pages:4] [Pages No:174 - 177]

Keywords: Biomarker, intensive care unit, outcome, procalcitonin, scrub typhus

PDF  |  Abstract  |  DOI: 10.4103/0972-5229.117063  |  Open Access |  How to cite

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Educational Forum

Death in the hospital: Breaking the bad news to the bereaved family

[Year:2013] [Month:June] [Volume:17] [Number:3] [Pages:4] [Pages No:178 - 181]

Keywords: In hospital death, bereaved, grief reaction, breaking bad news

PDF  |  Abstract  |  DOI: 10.4103/0972-5229.117067  |  Open Access |  How to cite

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CASE REPORT

Kavitha Saravu, Sonal Sekhar, Ananth Pai, Ananthakrishna Shastry Barkur, V. Rajesh, Jagadeswara Rao Earla

Paraquat - A deadly poison: Report of a case and review

[Year:2013] [Month:June] [Volume:17] [Number:3] [Pages:3] [Pages No:182 - 184]

Keywords: Acute respiratory distress syndrome, case study, clinical toxicology, herbicide, paraquat, pesticide poisoning

PDF  |  Abstract  |  DOI: 10.4103/0972-5229.117074  |  Open Access |  How to cite

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CASE REPORT

Vivek S. Guleria, Prabhat Chauhan, Subramanian Shankar

All that seems sepsis is not sepsis

[Year:2013] [Month:June] [Volume:17] [Number:3] [Pages:3] [Pages No:185 - 187]

Keywords: Catastrophic antiphospholipid syndrome, sepsis, systemic lupus erythematosus

PDF  |  Abstract  |  DOI: 10.4103/0972-5229.117077  |  Open Access |  How to cite

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CASE REPORT

Purnima Aggarwal, Chandrika Azad, Kana R. Jat

Bronchial asthma with ABPA presenting as PTE

[Year:2013] [Month:June] [Volume:17] [Number:3] [Pages:2] [Pages No:188 - 189]

Keywords: Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis, bronchial asthma, cor pulmonale, pulmonary thrombo-embolism

PDF  |  Abstract  |  DOI: 10.4103/0972-5229.117078  |  Open Access |  How to cite

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CASE REPORT

Veena R. Shah, Kalpana S. Vora, Geeta P. Parikh, Pranjal R. Modi

Successful resuscitation after suspected carbon dioxide embolism during laparoscopic ureteric reconstructive surgery

[Year:2013] [Month:June] [Volume:17] [Number:3] [Pages:2] [Pages No:190 - 191]

Keywords: Carbon dioxide embolism, end-tidal carbon dioxide monitoring, laparoscopy

PDF  |  Abstract  |  DOI: 10.4103/0972-5229.117081  |  Open Access |  How to cite

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Selcuk Yaylaci, Altug Osken, Ibrahim Kocayigit, Ercan Aydin, Mehmet Akif Cakar, Ali Tamer, Hüseyin Gündüz

Electrocardiographic ST segment changes due to the mad honey intoxication

[Year:2013] [Month:June] [Volume:17] [Number:3] [Pages:2] [Pages No:192 - 193]

PDF  |  DOI: 10.4103/0972-5229.117084  |  Open Access |  How to cite

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LETTER TO EDITOR

M Ravishankar, Sameer Mahamud Jahagirdar, Laxmimani Umeshkumar , Umeshkumar Athiraman

Migration of subclavian venous catheter tip: Patient positioning in ICU makes a difference

[Year:2013] [Month:June] [Volume:17] [Number:3] [Pages:2] [Pages No:193 - 194]

PDF  |  DOI: 10.4103/0972-5229.117085  |  Open Access |  How to cite

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LETTER TO EDITOR

Lithium toxicity and sepsis: Time for a rethink?

[Year:2013] [Month:June] [Volume:17] [Number:3] [Pages:2] [Pages No:194 - 195]

PDF  |  DOI: 10.4103/0972-5229.117088  |  Open Access |  How to cite

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LETTER TO EDITOR

Xavier Wittebole, Philippe Hantson

High-dose insulin therapy in a case of subarachnoid hemorrhage-related severe cardiodepression with ischemic-like electrocardiographic changes

[Year:2013] [Month:June] [Volume:17] [Number:3] [Pages:3] [Pages No:195 - 197]

PDF  |  DOI: 10.4103/0972-5229.117091  |  Open Access |  How to cite

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