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2020 | December | Volume 24 | Issue 12

EDITORIAL

Ajith A. K.

Adrenomedullin in Sepsis: Finally, a Friend or an Enemy?

[Year:2020] [Month:December] [Volume:24] [Number:12] [Pages:3] [Pages No:1151 - 1153]

Keywords: Adrenomedullin, Lipopolysaccharides, Sepsis

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EDITORIAL

Thromboelastogram to Detect Hypercoagulability in Critically Ill COVID-19 Patients: Has Its Time Come?

[Year:2020] [Month:December] [Volume:24] [Number:12] [Pages:2] [Pages No:1154 - 1155]

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EDITORIAL

Simant Kumar Jha

Physiological Effects of N95 FFP and Personal Protective Equipment in Healthcare Workers in COVID ICU: A Prospective Cohort Study

[Year:2020] [Month:December] [Volume:24] [Number:12] [Pages:2] [Pages No:1156 - 1157]

Keywords: Physiological impact,COVID-19, RPE, Doffing, Donning, Healthcare workers, N95 mask with facepiece respirator, Perfusion index, Personal protective equipment

PDF  |  DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10071-23690  |  Open Access |  How to cite

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EDITORIAL

Lalit Singh

Role of Prophylactic Noninvasive Ventilation in Patients at High Risk of Extubation Failure

[Year:2020] [Month:December] [Volume:24] [Number:12] [Pages:3] [Pages No:1158 - 1160]

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EDITORIAL

Shilpushp J Bhosale

Crystal Gazing: Myth or Reality for Critical Care for COVID-19 Patients?

[Year:2020] [Month:December] [Volume:24] [Number:12] [Pages:2] [Pages No:1161 - 1162]

Keywords: COVID-19, Predictors of mortality, Risk factors

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EDITORIAL

Vrajesh Udani

Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome: An Expanding Phenotype

[Year:2020] [Month:December] [Volume:24] [Number:12] [Pages:2] [Pages No:1163 - 1164]

Keywords: Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome,Adolescent and children, India

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PERSPECTIVE

Farhad Kapadia

Sepsis: An Evolutionary Perspective (Sepsis through the Eyes of a Microbe vs Clinical Sepsis through the Eyes of an Intensivist)

[Year:2020] [Month:December] [Volume:24] [Number:12] [Pages:4] [Pages No:1165 - 1168]

Keywords: Intensive care, Microorganisms, Sepsis

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Original Article

Arin Choudhury, Meena Singh, Deepa Kerketta Khurana, Saurav Mitra Mustafi, Saumya Sharma

Physiological Effects of N95 FFP and PPE in Healthcare Workers in COVID Intensive Care Unit: A Prospective Cohort Study

[Year:2020] [Month:December] [Volume:24] [Number:12] [Pages:5] [Pages No:1169 - 1173]

Keywords: N95 respirators, Oxygen saturation, Perfusion index, Personal protective equipment,COVID-19, Physiological, Healthcare workers, Stress, Heart rate, Intensive care unit

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Original Article

Aakanksha Chawla Jain, Sudha Kansal, Raman Sardana, Roseleen K Bali, Sujoy Kar, Rajesh Chawla

A Retrospective Observational Study to Determine the Early Predictors of In-hospital Mortality at Admission with COVID-19

[Year:2020] [Month:December] [Volume:24] [Number:12] [Pages:6] [Pages No:1174 - 1179]

Keywords: COVID-19 mortality, Mortality predictors, SARS-CoV-2,COVID pneumonia, COVID-19

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Original Article

Mradul K Daga, Lalit Kumar, Govind Mawari, Naresh Kumar, Shashank Singh, Tarun Kumar Mishra

Adrenomedullin and Its Possible Role in Improved Survival in Female Patients with Sepsis: A Study in the South East Asian Region

[Year:2020] [Month:December] [Volume:24] [Number:12] [Pages:5] [Pages No:1180 - 1184]

Keywords: Adrenomedullin, Mortality, Sepsis, Septic shock

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Original Article

Supradip Ghosh, Aayush Chawla, Ranupriya Jhalani, Ripenmeet Salhotra, Garima Arora, Satyanarayan Nagar, Abhay S Bhadauria, Kirtee Mishra, Amandeep Singh, Aditya Lyall

Outcome of Prophylactic Noninvasive Ventilation Following Planned Extubation in High-risk Patients: A Two-year Prospective Observational Study from a General Intensive Care Unit

[Year:2020] [Month:December] [Volume:24] [Number:12] [Pages:8] [Pages No:1185 - 1192]

Keywords: General intensive care unit, High-risk of extubation failure, Organ dysfunction, Prophylactic noninvasive ventilation,Fluid balance

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Original Article

Bushu Harna, Shivali Arya, Ajay Bahl

Epidemiology of Trauma Patients Admitted to a Trauma Center in New Delhi, India

[Year:2020] [Month:December] [Volume:24] [Number:12] [Pages:5] [Pages No:1193 - 1197]

Keywords: Road-traffic accident, Trauma,Epidemiology, Injury, Polytrauma, Prevention strategies

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Original Article

Meghna Haldar, Ankur Verma, Sanjay Jaiswal, Wasil R Sheikh

Interrater Reliability of Four Neurological Scales for Patients Presenting to the Emergency Department

[Year:2020] [Month:December] [Volume:24] [Number:12] [Pages:3] [Pages No:1198 - 1200]

Keywords: Altered mental status, AVPU, Emergency medicine, Glasgow coma scale, Simplified motor score

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131

Original Article

Sarah Williams, Kiran Batra, Manish Mohanka, Srinivas Bollineni, Vaidehi Kaza, Fernando Torres, Amit Banga

Insult to Injury: Development of Alveolar Hemorrhage after Initiation of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation

[Year:2020] [Month:December] [Volume:24] [Number:12] [Pages:5] [Pages No:1201 - 1205]

Keywords: Alveolar hemorrhage, Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation,Acute lung injury

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131

Original Article

Angela P Dariano, Cecilia FL Couto, Bibiana A Rubin, Marina V Viana, Gilberto Friedman

Caloric Adequacy in the First Week of Mechanically Ventilated Patients has No Impact on Long-term Daily Life Activities

[Year:2020] [Month:December] [Volume:24] [Number:12] [Pages:7] [Pages No:1206 - 1212]

Keywords: Caloric target, Critical care medicine, Daily life activities, Long-term survival, Mechanical ventilation, Nutrition

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Original Article

Chinmoy Sahu, Sangram Singh Patel, Abhay Singh, Nidhi Yaduvanshi

A Comparative In Vitro Sensitivity Study of “Ceftriaxone–Sulbactam–EDTA” and Various Antibiotics against Gram-negative Bacterial Isolates from Intensive Care Unit

[Year:2020] [Month:December] [Volume:24] [Number:12] [Pages:5] [Pages No:1213 - 1217]

Keywords: Acinetobacter, Antibiogram, Bacteria, Ceftriaxone–sulbactam–EDTA, New antibiotic, Resistance

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BRIEF COMMUNICATION

Sanjith Saseedharan, Vijay B Talla, Annapurna Chiluka

Thromboelastography Profile of Patients with COVID-19 Admitted to Intensive Care Unit: A Single-center Retrospective Study from India

[Year:2020] [Month:December] [Volume:24] [Number:12] [Pages:5] [Pages No:1218 - 1222]

Keywords: Intensive care unit, Thromboelastography,Coagulation disorder, Coronavirus disease

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Pediatric Critical Care

Chinmay K Behera, Mukesh K Jain, Reshmi Mishra, Pratap K Jena, Santosh K Dash, Ranjan K Sahoo

Clinico-radiological Profile of Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome and Its Associated Risk Factors in PICU: A Single-center Experience from a Tertiary Care Hospital in Bhubaneswar, Odisha

[Year:2020] [Month:December] [Volume:24] [Number:12] [Pages:7] [Pages No:1223 - 1229]

Keywords: Children, Hypertension, Neuroimaging, Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome

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Pediatric Critical Care

Ritu , Urmila Jhamb

Dexamethasone in Prevention of Postextubation Stridor in Ventilated Children: A Randomized, Double-blinded, Placebo-controlled Trial

[Year:2020] [Month:December] [Volume:24] [Number:12] [Pages:6] [Pages No:1230 - 1235]

Keywords: Extubation failure, Postextubation stridor, Reintubation,Adrenaline nebulization, Dexamethasone

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198

REVIEW ARTICLE

Kanwalpreet Sodhi, Gunjan Chanchalani

Awake Proning: Current Evidence and Practical Considerations

[Year:2020] [Month:December] [Volume:24] [Number:12] [Pages:6] [Pages No:1236 - 1241]

Keywords: Acute respiratory distress syndrome, Awake proning, Awake self-proning, COVID pneumonia, COVID-19

PDF  |  Abstract  |  DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10071-23684  |  Open Access |  How to cite

554

REVIEW ARTICLE

Vikas Agarwal

Neutrophil CD64 a Diagnostic and Prognostic Marker of Sepsis in Adult Critically Ill Patients: A Brief Review

[Year:2020] [Month:December] [Volume:24] [Number:12] [Pages:9] [Pages No:1242 - 1250]

Keywords: Fc receptor 1, Immunoglobulin-G, Neutrophil CD64, Sepsis, Septic shock

PDF  |  Abstract  |  DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10071-23558  |  Open Access |  How to cite

239

REVIEW ARTICLE

Sanjeev Arya, Prashant Kumar, Bhuwan Tiwari, Shantanu Belwal, Sanjay Saxena, Haider Abbas

What Every Intensivist should Know about Impairment of Cardiac Function and Arrhythmias in Liver Disease Patients: A Review

[Year:2020] [Month:December] [Volume:24] [Number:12] [Pages:5] [Pages No:1251 - 1255]

Keywords: Cirrhosis, QT interval, Corrected QT interval, Serum, Dysrhythmias, ECG, Jaundice,Arrhythmia, Levels, Bilirubin, Liver, Bradycardia, QT dispersion

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181

REVIEW ARTICLE

Amin Al Haj Moussa, Ata Ur Rehman Maaz, Nesreen Faqih, Manu Sundaram

Critically Ill Pediatric Oncology Patients: What the Intensivist Needs to Know? Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

[Year:2020] [Month:December] [Volume:24] [Number:12] [Pages:8] [Pages No:1256 - 1263]

Keywords: Cancer, Critical care, Intensive care, Oncology, Pediatrics

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CASE REPORT

Nilanchal Chakraborty, Hrishikesh Kumar

Intravenous Immunoglobulin may Reverse Multisystem Inflammation in COVID-19 Pneumonitis and Guillain–Barré Syndrome

[Year:2020] [Month:December] [Volume:24] [Number:12] [Pages:5] [Pages No:1264 - 1268]

Keywords: Coronavirus disease 2019, Guillain–Barré syndrome, Intravenous immunoglobulin, Multisystem inflammation,Acute respiratory distress syndrome

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226

CASE REPORT

Yashaswini Kenchappa, Shalini Hegde, Prasanna Kumar, Maria Bukelo

Caught Off Guard with COVID-19 Bowel Gangrene: A Case Report

[Year:2020] [Month:December] [Volume:24] [Number:12] [Pages:3] [Pages No:1269 - 1271]

Keywords: Bowel gangrene, COVID-19, Mesenteric hernia, Microvascular thrombosis

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CASE REPORT

Sonam Agrawal, Yash Shrivastava, Rishi Bolia, Prateek K Panda, Indar K Sharawat, Nowneet K Bhat

Pulmonary Embolism in Children: A Case Series

[Year:2020] [Month:December] [Volume:24] [Number:12] [Pages:4] [Pages No:1272 - 1275]

Keywords: Children, Dyspnea, Pulmonary embolism, Tachycardia

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193

CASE REPORT

Bharat Mehra, Vyom Aggarwal, Praveen Kumar, Mohan Kundal, Arun Kumar, Sandeep K Dugaya

COVID-19-associated Severe Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children with Encephalopathy and Neuropathy in an Adolescent Girl with the Successful Outcome: An Unusual Presentation

[Year:2020] [Month:December] [Volume:24] [Number:12] [Pages:3] [Pages No:1276 - 1278]

Keywords: Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children, Plasmapheresis, Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2,Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis, Coronavirus disease 2019, Guillain–Barré syndrome, Intravenous immunoglobulin

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Ravikumar Subbarayan, Santhosh Anand, Sathishkumar Selvaraj

Emergency Pancreaticoduodenectomy for Exsanguinating Ampullary Malignancy

[Year:2020] [Month:December] [Volume:24] [Number:12] [Pages:2] [Pages No:1279 - 1280]

Keywords: Ampullary malignancy, Nontrauma pancreaticoduodenectomy, Pancreaticoduodenectomy

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Sourav Burman, Pradeep B Sharma, Mayank Tyagi, Gyaninder P Singh, Arvind Chaturvedi

Transport Circuit during COVID-19 Crisis: A Simple Modification of the Bain\'s Circuit for Safety of Healthcare Workers

[Year:2020] [Month:December] [Volume:24] [Number:12] [Pages:3] [Pages No:1281 - 1283]

Keywords: Coaxial Mapleson D, COVID-19 pandemic, Minimum aerosol, New circuit, Transport,Anesthesia, Coaxial Mapleson B

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Saba Siddiqui, Armin Ahmed

Selecting Journal for Publication in the Era of “Haste Predatory Journals and COVID-19”

[Year:2020] [Month:December] [Volume:24] [Number:12] [Pages:2] [Pages No:1284 - 1285]

Keywords: COVID-19, Open-access platform, Predatory journals

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189

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Georgios Papathanakos, Ioannis Andrianopoulos, Athanasios Papathanasiou, Dimitra Lepida, Vasilios Koulouras

Adapting in the COVID-19 Era

[Year:2020] [Month:December] [Volume:24] [Number:12] [Pages:2] [Pages No:1286 - 1287]

Keywords: COVID-19, Face shield, Mask, Personal protective equipment, SARS-CoV-2

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