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2020 | November | Volume 24 | Issue 11

EDITORIAL

Critically Ill Obstetric Patients and Fetomaternal Outcome

[Year:2020] [Month:November] [Volume:24] [Number:11] [Pages:3] [Pages No:1005 - 1007]

Keywords: Fetomaternal outcome, Maternal mortality ratio, Obstetric critical care

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EDITORIAL

Combined Cardiopulmonary Ultrasound: A Treatment Changing Modality in Acute Respiratory Failure

[Year:2020] [Month:November] [Volume:24] [Number:11] [Pages:2] [Pages No:1008 - 1009]

Keywords: BLUE protocol, Lung ultrasound, Respiratory insufficiency, Transthoracic echocardiography

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EDITORIAL

Parthasarathi Bhattacharyya

Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome of Children Related to SARS-CoV-2: A Novel Experience in Children with a Novel Virus

[Year:2020] [Month:November] [Volume:24] [Number:11] [Pages:2] [Pages No:1010 - 1011]

Keywords: Kawasaki disease, Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children, SARS-CoV-2

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EDITORIAL

Where Has All the “HES” Gone: A Case in Point vs “Crusade” to Obscurity

[Year:2020] [Month:November] [Volume:24] [Number:11] [Pages:2] [Pages No:1012 - 1013]

Keywords: Acute kidney injury, Colloids, Critical illness, Crystalloids, Fluid therapy, Hydroxyethyl starch, ICU mortality

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EDITORIAL

Shivakumar Iyer

Dietary Fiber: Is It Hype or Useful?

[Year:2020] [Month:November] [Volume:24] [Number:11] [Pages:1] [Pages No:1014 - 1014]

Keywords: Dietary fiber, Enteral Nutrition, Intensive care unit, Short-chain fatty acids

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EDITORIAL

Immunomodulation and COVID-19: Is There a Winning Combination?

[Year:2020] [Month:November] [Volume:24] [Number:11] [Pages:3] [Pages No:1015 - 1017]

Keywords: COVID-19, Immunomodulation, SARS-CoV-2, Tocilizumab

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EDITORIAL

Sarfaraz Rahiman

Does Pediatric Index of Mortality “Score” in Colombia?

[Year:2020] [Month:November] [Volume:24] [Number:11] [Pages:2] [Pages No:1018 - 1019]

Keywords: Pediatric index of mortality, Pediatric intensive care unit, Severity of illness scoring

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RESEARCH ARTICLE

Prasad Rajhans, Vikram L Narasimhan, Gauri Oak, Amruta Bedekar, Harshwardhan S Pawar, Prasad Akole, Shailaja Chavan, Parikshit Prayag, Bharat Purandare, Vishnu Telbhare, Dnyaneshwar Diwane, Manasi Shahane, Amrita Prayag, Shreyas Bhor, Sameer Jog

A Retrospective Observational Study of Hypoxic COVID-19 Patients Treated with Immunomodulatory Drugs in a Tertiary Care Hospital

[Year:2020] [Month:November] [Volume:24] [Number:11] [Pages:8] [Pages No:1020 - 1027]

Keywords: Acute respiratory distress syndrome, Coronavirus disease-2019, Immunomodulatory drugs, Resource-limited settings

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RESEARCH ARTICLE

Matthias Jacob, Sambit Sahu, Yogendra P Singh, Kuang-Yao Yang, Shuenn-Wen Kuo, Farooq Memom, Shirish Prayag, Nirmal Jaiswal, Tan C Cheng, Amit Mandal, Shanti R Deva, Mohan Mathew, Vineya Rai, Luah Wah, Gopinath Ramachandran, Rajesh Chawla, ZA Khan, JV Divatia, Rajesh Mishra, Pravin Amin, Jayant Shelgaokar, Bernhard Zwissler, Hugo Van Aken

A Prospective Observational Study of Rational Fluid Therapy in Asian Intensive Care Units: Another Puzzle Piece in Fluid Therapy

[Year:2020] [Month:November] [Volume:24] [Number:11] [Pages:9] [Pages No:1028 - 1036]

Keywords: Acute kidney injury, Colloids, Critical illness, Crystalloids, Fluid therapy, Hydroxyethyl starch

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RESEARCH ARTICLE

Surbhi Khurana, Nidhi Bhardwaj, Sushma Sagar, Rahul Pal, Kapil Dev Soni, Purva Mathur

Crosstalk between T Helper Cell Subsets and Their Roles in Immunopathogenesis and Outcome of Polytrauma Patients

[Year:2020] [Month:November] [Volume:24] [Number:11] [Pages:8] [Pages No:1037 - 1044]

Keywords: iTregs, nTregs, Th-17, Th-22, Th-3, Th-9, Tr1, Trauma

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RESEARCH ARTICLE

Seyyed-Mohammad-Taghi Shahcheragh, Ali Fakhr-Movahedi

Comparing the Ability and Accuracy of mSOFA, qSOFA, and qSOFA-65 in Predicting the Status of Nontraumatic Patients Referred to a Hospital Emergency Department: A Prospective Study

[Year:2020] [Month:November] [Volume:24] [Number:11] [Pages:6] [Pages No:1045 - 1050]

Keywords: Emergency department, mSOFA, Nontraumatic patients, qSOFA, qSOFA-65, SOFA

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RESEARCH ARTICLE

Kaweesak Chittawatanarat, Suthat Surawang, Piyawan Simapaisan, Kunchit Judprasong

Jerusalem Artichoke Powder Mixed in Enteral Feeding for Patients Who have Diarrhea in Surgical Intensive Care Unit: A Method of Preparation and a Pilot Study

[Year:2020] [Month:November] [Volume:24] [Number:11] [Pages:6] [Pages No:1051 - 1056]

Keywords: Diarrhea, Fructans, Jerusalem artichoke, Soluble fiber, Surgical critically ill

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RESEARCH ARTICLE

Sunil Kumar, Shreya C Gattani, Akshay H Baheti, Ayush Dubey

Comparison of the Performance of APACHE II, SOFA, and mNUTRIC Scoring Systems in Critically Ill Patients: A 2-year Cross-sectional Study

[Year:2020] [Month:November] [Volume:24] [Number:11] [Pages:5] [Pages No:1057 - 1061]

Keywords: Acute physiology and chronic health evaluation II, Intensive care unit, Modified nutrition risk in critically ill, Scoring systems, Sequential organ failure assessment

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RESEARCH ARTICLE

Bapi Barman, Anit Parihar, Neera Kohli, Avinash Agarwal, Durgesh K Dwivedi, Gangotri Kumari

Impact of Bedside Combined Cardiopulmonary Ultrasound on Etiological Diagnosis and Treatment of Acute Respiratory Failure in Critically Ill Patients

[Year:2020] [Month:November] [Volume:24] [Number:11] [Pages:9] [Pages No:1062 - 1070]

Keywords: Acute respiratory failure, Combined ultrasound approach, Critical care, Impact assessment, Lung ultrasound, Transthoracic echocardiography

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RESEARCH ARTICLE

Urvashi Miglani, Anjali P Pathak, Poonam Laul, Sushmita Sarangi, Shalini Gandhi, Sanjeev Miglani, Anish Laul

A Study of Clinical Profile and Fetomaternal Outcome of Obstetric Patients Admitted to Intensive Care Unit: A Prospective Hospital-based Study

[Year:2020] [Month:November] [Volume:24] [Number:11] [Pages:6] [Pages No:1071 - 1076]

Keywords: Delays, Fetomaternal outcome, Intensive care unit, Intensive care unit mortality, Intensive care, Obstetric, Pregnancy

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RESEARCH ARTICLE

Mitul P Chavda, Adrian Pakavakis, David Ernest

Does Obesity Influence the Outcome of the Patients Following a Cardiac Arrest?

[Year:2020] [Month:November] [Volume:24] [Number:11] [Pages:4] [Pages No:1077 - 1080]

Keywords: Body mass index, Cardiac arrest, Intensive care, Obesity

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RESEARCH ARTICLE

Burnout and Resilience among Frontline Nurses during COVID-19 Pandemic: A Cross-sectional Study in the Emergency Department of a Tertiary Care Center, North India

[Year:2020] [Month:November] [Volume:24] [Number:11] [Pages:8] [Pages No:1081 - 1088]

Keywords: Burnout, COVID-19 pandemic, Emergency nurses, Emotional exhaustion, Frontline nurses, Hardiness, Optimism, Resilience

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Pediatric Critical Care

Lakshmi Shobhavat, Rekha Solomon, Sudha Rao, Isha Bhagat, Sanjay Prabhu, Shakuntala Prabhu, Manoj Chandrakar

Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children: Clinical Features and Management—Intensive Care Experience from a Pediatric Public Hospital in Western India

[Year:2020] [Month:November] [Volume:24] [Number:11] [Pages:6] [Pages No:1089 - 1094]

Keywords: Antibody, COVID-19, Intensive care, MIS-C, PICU, PIMS-TS, Refractory shock, SARS-CoV2

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Pediatric Critical Care

Deyanira Quiñónez-López, Daniela Patino-Hernandez, César A Zuluaga, Ángel A García, Oscar M Muñoz-Velandia

Comparison of Performance of the Pediatric Index of Mortality (PIM)-2 and PIM-3 Scores in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit of a High Complexity Institution

[Year:2020] [Month:November] [Volume:24] [Number:11] [Pages:8] [Pages No:1095 - 1102]

Keywords: Mortality, Pediatric intensive care unit, Pediatrics, Risk assessment

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BRIEF COMMUNICATION

Radhapriya Yalamanchi, Bipin Chandra Dasari, Lavanya Narra, Abraham Oomman, Pramod Kumar, Rajeshwari Nayak, Refai Showkathali

Cardiac Intensive Care Unit Admissions during COVID-19 Pandemic—A Single Center Experience

[Year:2020] [Month:November] [Volume:24] [Number:11] [Pages:3] [Pages No:1103 - 1105]

Keywords: Acute coronary syndrome, Acute decompensated heart failure, Admissions, Cardiac emergency, Cardiac intensive care unit, COVID-19, Lockdown, Pandemic, Pulmonary embolism

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Original Article

Saurabh K Das, Rudrashish Haldar, Hillol Sarkar, Resma Tewari

Evaluating the Efficacy and Safety of the Existing Repurposed Pharmacological Agents for Treating COVID-19: A Meta-analysis and Systematic Review of Clinical Trials

[Year:2020] [Month:November] [Volume:24] [Number:11] [Pages:8] [Pages No:1106 - 1113]

Keywords: Chloroquine, Convalescent plasma, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Hydroxychloroquine, Lopinavir, Ritonavir, SARS-CoV-2

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REVIEW ARTICLE

Basic Principles of Disinfection and Sterilization in Intensive Care and Anesthesia and Their Applications during COVID-19 Pandemic

[Year:2020] [Month:November] [Volume:24] [Number:11] [Pages:11] [Pages No:1114 - 1124]

Keywords: Chemical methods of sterilization, COVID-19 pandemic, Disinfection, Physical methods of sterilization, Personal protective equipment, Resterilization, Reuse, Sterilization

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REVIEW ARTICLE

Nithya C Achaiah, Sindhu B Subbarajasetty

R0 and Re of COVID-19: Can We Predict When the Pandemic Outbreak will be Contained?

[Year:2020] [Month:November] [Volume:24] [Number:11] [Pages:3] [Pages No:1125 - 1127]

Keywords: COVID-19, COVID-19 pandemic, R naught, R0, Re for COVID-19

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CASE REPORT

Kai M Chan, Yu C Ng, Hing Y So

An Unusual Pattern of Dyssynchronous Breathing due to Expiratory Flow Obstruction in the Scavenging System Caused by the Weight of Water Condensate

[Year:2020] [Month:November] [Volume:24] [Number:11] [Pages:4] [Pages No:1128 - 1131]

Keywords: Equipment failure, Expiratory flow obstruction, Heated humidifier, Patient-ventilator dyssynchrony, Rebreathing, Scavenging system

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CASE REPORT

Jyoti Goel, Sanjeev Yadav, Shreya Sharma, Rohit K Sherawat

COVID-19 Pneumonia with Delayed Viral Clearance in a Patient with Active Drug-resistant Pulmonary Tuberculosis

[Year:2020] [Month:November] [Volume:24] [Number:11] [Pages:3] [Pages No:1132 - 1134]

Keywords: Delayed viral clearance, Pulmonary tuberculosis, Severe acute respiratory syndrome corona virus 2

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CASE REPORT

Munta Kartik, Yogesh R Harde

Challenges Faced in Managing an Adult Uncorrected Tetralogy of Fallot Patient with Pneumonia and Septic Shock in the Intensive Care Unit

[Year:2020] [Month:November] [Volume:24] [Number:11] [Pages:2] [Pages No:1135 - 1136]

Keywords: Cyanotic congenital heart disease, Fluid resuscitation, Sepsis, Uncorrected adult tetralogy of Fallot, Ventilation

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CASE REPORT

Vijetha Nagendra, Keta Deepak Thakkar, Ajay Hrishi, Unnikrishnan Prathapadas

A Rare Case of Rhinocerebral Mucormycosis Presenting as Garcin Syndrome and Acute Ischemic Stroke

[Year:2020] [Month:November] [Volume:24] [Number:11] [Pages:2] [Pages No:1137 - 1138]

Keywords: Acute ischemic stroke, Garcin syndrome, Multiorgan dysfunction, Rhinocerebral mucormycosis

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653

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Eyes Have It: From COVID-19 Perspective

[Year:2020] [Month:November] [Volume:24] [Number:11] [Pages:2] [Pages No:1139 - 1140]

Keywords: Adverse drug reactions, COVID-19, Emergency department, Eyecare, Pharmacovigilance, Trigger tool

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376

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

SARS-CoV-2 Infection Presenting with Hyperglycemia and Ketosis: A Case Series of Three Diabetic Patients

[Year:2020] [Month:November] [Volume:24] [Number:11] [Pages:2] [Pages No:1141 - 1142]

Keywords: Coronavirus disease 2019, Diabetic ketoacidosis, Diabetes mellitus

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Parvathy R Nair

Neutrophil-to-lymphocyte Ratio and Platelet-to-lymphocyte Ratio as Predictors of the Early Requirement of Mechanical Ventilation in COVID-19 Patients

[Year:2020] [Month:November] [Volume:24] [Number:11] [Pages:2] [Pages No:1143 - 1144]

Keywords: Coronavirus, Mechanical ventilation, Neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio, platelet-to-lymphocyte ratio

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Mohan P Patel, Vivek B Kute, Jitendra Goswami, Manish R Balwani

Hospitals may Become “Disease Hotspots” for COVID-19 amid Shortage of Personal Protective Equipment

[Year:2020] [Month:November] [Volume:24] [Number:11] [Pages:2] [Pages No:1145 - 1146]

Keywords: Coronavirus disease 2019, Occupational health, Prevention

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR

R Natesh Prabu

Using Transthoracic Echocardiography to Predict Fluid Responsiveness after Passive Leg Raising Test: Caution Needed

[Year:2020] [Month:November] [Volume:24] [Number:11] [Pages:2] [Pages No:1147 - 1148]

Keywords: Passive leg raising, Transthoracic echocardiography, Velocity-time integral

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Ahmed A El Nawawy, Passent M Farghaly, Hadir M Hassouna

Reply to “Using Transthoracic Echocardiography to Predict Fluid Responsiveness after Passive Leg Raising Test: Caution Needed”

[Year:2020] [Month:November] [Volume:24] [Number:11] [Pages:1] [Pages No:1149 - 1149]

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