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2014 | May | Volume 18 | Issue 5

EDITORIAL

Ashu Mathai

Benchmarking critical care processes: Reaching standards of excellence!

[Year:2014] [Month:May] [Volume:18] [Number:5] [Pages:2] [Pages No:265 - 266]

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EDITORIAL

Translating intentions to prescriptions: Mind the gap!

[Year:2014] [Month:May] [Volume:18] [Number:5] [Pages:2] [Pages No:267 - 268]

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EDITORIAL

Raj Kumar Mani, John Victor Peter

Association between glycemic variability and mortality: How robust is the evidence?

[Year:2014] [Month:May] [Volume:18] [Number:5] [Pages:2] [Pages No:269 - 270]

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EDITORIAL

Sheila Myatra

Dexmedetomidine: Toward a paradigm shift in ICU sedation

[Year:2014] [Month:May] [Volume:18] [Number:5] [Pages:2] [Pages No:271 - 272]

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RESEARCH ARTICLE

Pandurang C. Tekawade, Shruti S. Nath, Sharad S. Pachpute, Sanjay S. Saverkar, Rupali A. Bhise, Aarti C. Chavan, Sholly J. Varghese, Vidya U. Kantak, Rohini V. Kshirsagar, Vaishali A. Neve, Samona O. D′souza

A prolonged observational study of tracheal tube displacements: Benchmarking an incidence <0.5-1% in a medical-surgical adult intensive care unit

[Year:2014] [Month:May] [Volume:18] [Number:5] [Pages:5] [Pages No:273 - 277]

Keywords: Airway accidents, endotracheal tube, tracheostomy tube, unplanned extubation

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RESEARCH ARTICLE

Rohan P. Christian, Devang A. Rana, Supriya D. Malhotra, Varsha J. Patel

Evaluation of rationality in prescribing, adherence to treatment guidelines, and direct cost of treatment in intensive cardiac care unit: A prospective observational study

[Year:2014] [Month:May] [Volume:18] [Number:5] [Pages:3] [Pages No:278 - 280]

Keywords: Acute coronary syndrome, direct treatment cost, drug utilization, intensive cardiac care unit

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RESEARCH ARTICLE

Mahuya Bhattacharya

Glycemic variability and outcome in critically ill

[Year:2014] [Month:May] [Volume:18] [Number:5] [Pages:6] [Pages No:285 - 290]

Keywords: Critically ill, glycemic lability index, glycemic variability, hypoglycemia, intensive care unit mortality

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RESEARCH ARTICLE

Prerana N. Shah, Vaibhao Dongre, Vijay Patil, Sarla Pandya, Ashish Mungantiwar, Amol Choulwar

Comparison of post-operative ICU sedation between dexmedetomidine and propofol in Indian population

[Year:2014] [Month:May] [Volume:18] [Number:5] [Pages:6] [Pages No:291 - 296]

Keywords: Dexmedetomidine, intensive care unit sedation, propofol

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RESEARCH ARTICLE

Arti Muley, Chaitri Shah, Jitendra Lakhani, Mani Bapna, Jigar Mehta

To identify morbidity and mortality predictors in acute organophosphate poisoning

[Year:2014] [Month:May] [Volume:18] [Number:5] [Pages:4] [Pages No:297 - 300]

Keywords: Acute organophosphorus poisoning, glasgow coma scale, morbidity, serum acetylcholinesterase, SpO 2, time elapsed after exposure

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REVIEW ARTICLE

Gagan Brar, Jose Chacko

Bedside ultrasonography: Applications in critical care: Part I

[Year:2014] [Month:May] [Volume:18] [Number:5] [Pages:9] [Pages No:301 - 309]

Keywords: Critical care, imaging, ultrasonography

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SHORT COMMUNICATION

Arvind Baronia, Armin Ahmed

Current concepts in combination antibiotic therapy for critically ill patients

[Year:2014] [Month:May] [Volume:18] [Number:5] [Pages:5] [Pages No:310 - 314]

Keywords: Carbapenem-resistant enterobacteriaceae, combination antibiotic therapy, Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase, sepsis

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1,439

SHORT COMMUNICATION

Annil Mahajan, Vivek Mahajan, Vishal R. Tandon, Vijay Khajuria, Zahid Gillani, Vijant Chandail

Fatal adverse drug reactions: Experience of adverse drug reactions in a tertiary care teaching hospital of North India - A case series

[Year:2014] [Month:May] [Volume:18] [Number:5] [Pages:5] [Pages No:315 - 319]

Keywords: Adverse drug reactions, drug safety, fatal ADR, mortality

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CASE REPORT

Alka Chandra, Amrendra Pathak, Anu Kapur, Neha Russia, Nikhil Bhasin

Urinothorax: A rare cause of severe respiratory distress

[Year:2014] [Month:May] [Volume:18] [Number:5] [Pages:3] [Pages No:320 - 322]

Keywords: Percutaneous nephrolithotomy, pleural effusion, urinothorax

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CASE REPORT

Ankur Gupta, S.K. Nagrani, Sanjay Raina, Shakti Jain

Invasive pulmonary aspergillosis in an immunocompetent patient with severe dengue fever

[Year:2014] [Month:May] [Volume:18] [Number:5] [Pages:3] [Pages No:323 - 325]

Keywords: Dengue fever, fungal pneumonia, invasive pulmonary aspergillosis

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CASE REPORT

Subodh Banzal

Shock: A possible presenting manifestation of autoimmune polyendocrine syndrome type II

[Year:2014] [Month:May] [Volume:18] [Number:5] [Pages:2] [Pages No:326 - 327]

Keywords: Addison′s disease, hypogonadism, Schmidt syndrome

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CASE REPORT

Dnyaneshwar P. Mutkule, Pradeep M. Venkategowda, Kranthi Mahendrakar

Glyphosate surfactant herbicide poisoning and management

[Year:2014] [Month:May] [Volume:18] [Number:5] [Pages:3] [Pages No:328 - 330]

Keywords: Gastric lavage, glyphosate, intravenous fat emulsion, poisoning, surfactant herbicide

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CASE REPORT

Gentle Sunder Shrestha, Roshana Amatya, Gopal Sedain, Pramesh Shrestha, Subhash Acharya, Sandip Bhandari, Diptesh Aryal, Bikram Gajurel, Moda Marhatta

Apnea testing with continuous positive airway pressure for the diagnosis of brain death in a patient with poor baseline oxygenation status

[Year:2014] [Month:May] [Volume:18] [Number:5] [Pages:3] [Pages No:331 - 333]

Keywords: Apnea test, brain death, poor baseline oxygenation

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

M. Kumar, V. Poovazhagi, S. Anbalagan, N. Devasena

Rhino-orbito-cerebral mucormycosis in a child with diabetic ketoacidosis

[Year:2014] [Month:May] [Volume:18] [Number:5] [Pages:2] [Pages No:334 - 335]

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LETTER TO EDITOR

Curious association between Plasmodium vivax malaria and nontraumatic acute subdural hematoma

[Year:2014] [Month:May] [Volume:18] [Number:5] [Pages:2] [Pages No:335 - 336]

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LETTER TO EDITOR

Himmatrao Bawaskar

Burnout in the intensive care unit: Beware of turning to ash!

[Year:2014] [Month:May] [Volume:18] [Number:5] [Pages:2] [Pages No:336 - 337]

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LETTER TO EDITOR

Viroj Wiwanitkit, Beuy Joob

2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) infection in Saurashtra region, India

[Year:2014] [Month:May] [Volume:18] [Number:5] [Pages:2] [Pages No:337 - 338]

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Authors' reply

Rajesh K. Chudasama, Pramod B. Verma, Chikitsa D. Amin, Bharat Gohel, Dinkar Savariya, Rakesh Ninama

Author′s Reply

[Year:2014] [Month:May] [Volume:18] [Number:5] [Pages:1] [Pages No:338 - 338]

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