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2020 | December | Volume 24 | Issue 12

EDITORIAL

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]

PDF  |  DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10071-23678  |  Open Access |  How to cite

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

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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: Adolescent and children, India, Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome

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

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

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Original Article

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

Aayush Chawla, Ranupriya Jhalani, Garima Arora, Satyanarayan Nagar, Abhay S Bhadauria, Kirtee Mishra, 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: Fluid balance, General intensive care unit, High-risk of extubation failure, Organ dysfunction, Prophylactic noninvasive ventilation

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399

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

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Original Article

Meghna Haldar

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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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: Acute lung injury, Alveolar hemorrhage, Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation

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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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338

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

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

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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

1,679

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

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812

REVIEW ARTICLE

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

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674

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

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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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668

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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CASE REPORT

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

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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

PDF  |  DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10071-23676  |  Open Access |  How to cite

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Sourav Burman, Pradeep B Sharma, Mayank Tyagi

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

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Saba Siddiqui

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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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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