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2020 | September | Volume 24 | Issue 9

EDITORIAL

Pawan K Singh

Tocilizumab and COVID-19

[Year:2020] [Month:September] [Volume:24] [Number:9] [Pages:3] [Pages No:741 - 743]

Keywords: COVID-19, Cytokine release syndrome, Tocilizumab

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EDITORIAL

Suhail S. Siddiqui

Serum Cystatin C in Early Identification of Acute Kidney Injury in Acute Pancreatitis: Is It an Old Wine in a New Bottle?

[Year:2020] [Month:September] [Volume:24] [Number:9] [Pages:2] [Pages No:744 - 745]

Keywords: Acute kidney injury, Acute pancreatitis, Biomarkers, Cystatin C

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EDITORIAL

VEXUS—The Third Eye for the Intensivist?

[Year:2020] [Month:September] [Volume:24] [Number:9] [Pages:2] [Pages No:746 - 747]

Keywords: Fluid responsiveness, Point-of-care ultrasound, Shock, Venous excess ultrasound score

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EDITORIAL

Palepu B. Gopal

Death, Brain Death, and Organ Donation: A Work in Progress

[Year:2020] [Month:September] [Volume:24] [Number:9] [Pages:2] [Pages No:748 - 749]

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EDITORIAL

Natesh R Prabu, Vijaya P Patil

Is Immature Granulocyte Count a Potential Prognostic Marker for Upper Gastrointestinal Tract Bleeding? A New Road to Explore

[Year:2020] [Month:September] [Volume:24] [Number:9] [Pages:3] [Pages No:750 - 752]

Keywords: Immature granulocyte count, Infections, Upper gastrointestinal bleeding

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EDITORIAL

Anand Bhutada

Incidence of Medication Error in Critical Care Unit of a Tertiary Care Hospital: Where Do We Stand?

[Year:2020] [Month:September] [Volume:24] [Number:9] [Pages:2] [Pages No:753 - 754]

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EDITORIAL

Ashok K Pannu

A Simple Tool Predicts Mortality in Aluminum Phosphide Self-poisoning

[Year:2020] [Month:September] [Volume:24] [Number:9] [Pages:2] [Pages No:755 - 756]

Keywords: Aluminum phosphide, Mortality, Prognostic tool, Scoring system, Toxicological emergencies

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GUIDELINES

Gaurav Kakkar, Harsh Sapra, Chandril Chugh, Sridhar Nagaiyan

Practice Implications for Acute Ischemic Stroke during the COVID-19 Pandemic for the Indian Scenario: Realistic and Achievable Recommendations by the Society of Neurocritical Care (SNCC), India

[Year:2020] [Month:September] [Volume:24] [Number:9] [Pages:6] [Pages No:757 - 762]

Keywords: COVID-19, Healthcare staff protection, Hyperacute stroke service, Mechanical thrombectomy, Neurocritical care, Thrombolysis,Acute ischemic stroke, Thrombotic stroke, COVID stroke pathway

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GUIDELINES

Manish Munjal, Syed Moied Ahmed, Rakesh Garg, Samaresh Das, Nilay Chatterjee, Kundan Mittal, Yash Javeri, Subhash Saxena, Sudhir Khunteta

The Transport Medicine Society Consensus Guidelines for the Transport of Suspected or Confirmed COVID-19 Patients

[Year:2020] [Month:September] [Volume:24] [Number:9] [Pages:8] [Pages No:763 - 770]

Keywords: COVID-19, Critically ill, SARS-CoV-2, Transfer, Transport,Coronavirus

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Original Article

Surjya Upadhyay, Sukhant Bagadia, Srinivasa Polumuru, Pavan K Shrivastava, Rakesh Sankar, Lexy Vijayan, Mohamed A Soliman, Saroj Patidar

Tocilizumab Use in COVID-19 Cytokine-release Syndrome: Retrospective Study of Two Centers

[Year:2020] [Month:September] [Volume:24] [Number:9] [Pages:6] [Pages No:771 - 776]

Keywords: COVID-19, Critically ill, Cytokine-release syndrome, Cytokine storm, SARS-CoV-2,Acute respiratory distress syndrome, Tocilizumab, Coronavirus, Transfer, COVID pneumonia, Transport

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Original Article

ML Patel, Radhey Shyam, Harish Bharti, Rekha Sachan, KK Gupta, Anit Parihar

Evaluation of Serum Cystatin C as an Early Biomarker of Acute Kidney Injury in Patients with Acute Pancreatitis

[Year:2020] [Month:September] [Volume:24] [Number:9] [Pages:6] [Pages No:777 - 782]

Keywords: Acute kidney injury, Acute pancreatitis, Cystatin C (Cys-C), Severity

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Original Article

Vimal Bhardwaj, Gunaseelan Vikneswaran, Philippe Rola, Siddharth Raju, Rammohan S Bhat, Arunkumar Jayakumar, Arjun Alva

Combination of Inferior Vena Cava Diameter, Hepatic Venous Flow, and Portal Vein Pulsatility Index: Venous Excess Ultrasound Score (VEXUS Score) in Predicting Acute Kidney Injury in Patients with Cardiorenal Syndrome: A Prospective Cohort Study

[Year:2020] [Month:September] [Volume:24] [Number:9] [Pages:7] [Pages No:783 - 789]

Keywords: Volume overload,Acute kidney injury, Fluid balance, Portal vein pulsatility, Venous congestion

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Original Article

Ashok K Pannu, Arvind Sharma, Navneet Sharma

“PGI Score”: A Simplified Three-point Prognostic Score for Acute Aluminum Phosphide Poisoning

[Year:2020] [Month:September] [Volume:24] [Number:9] [Pages:4] [Pages No:790 - 793]

Keywords: Severity,Aluminum phosphide, Case-fatality rate, Grain fumigants, Mortality, Pesticide poisoning, Prognostic tool, Scoring system

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Original Article

Cihan Bedel, Mustafa Korkut, Ali Avcı, Ahmet Uzun

Immature Granulocyte Count and Percentage as New Predictors of Mortality in Patients with Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding

[Year:2020] [Month:September] [Volume:24] [Number:9] [Pages:5] [Pages No:794 - 798]

Keywords: Hemorrhage, Immature granulocyte, Upper gastrointestinal bleeding

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282

Original Article

Kapil Zirpe, Bhavika Seta, Sharvari Gholap, Khadija Aurangabadi, Abhijeet M Deshmukh, Prajkta Wankhede, Prasad Suryawanshi, Swapna Vasanth, Mariamma Kurian, Elizabeth Philip, Nirmala Jagtap, Esther Pandit

Incidence of Medication Error in Critical Care Unit of a Tertiary Care Hospital: Where Do We Stand?

[Year:2020] [Month:September] [Volume:24] [Number:9] [Pages:5] [Pages No:799 - 803]

Keywords: Intensive care, Legal issues, Medication error, Risk factor

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Original Article

Kapil Zirpe, Prasad Suryawanshi, Sushma Gurav, Abhijeet Deshmukh, Prajakta Pote, Amit Tungenwar, Ria Malhotra

Increase in Cadaver Organ Donation Rate at a Tertiary Care Hospital: 23 Years of Experience

[Year:2020] [Month:September] [Volume:24] [Number:9] [Pages:5] [Pages No:804 - 808]

Keywords: Brainstem death, Endotracheal intubation, Hemorrhage, Mechanical ventilation, Steroids, Stroke

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Original Article

Jumana Yusuf Haji, Ashwin Subramaniam, Kollengode Ramanathan, Arvind Rajamani

State of Personal Protective Equipment Practice in Indian Intensive Care Units amidst COVID-19 Pandemic: A Nationwide Survey

[Year:2020] [Month:September] [Volume:24] [Number:9] [Pages:8] [Pages No:809 - 816]

Keywords: Healthcare workers, HCW infections, Personal protective equipment preparedness, Personal protective equipment training, SARS-CoV-2,COVID-19, Donning-doffing

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Original Article

Deepthi Samuel, Ajay Nagesh Bhat, Venkatraya M Prabhu

Platelet Indices as Predictive Markers of Prognosis in Critically Ill Patients: A Prospective Study

[Year:2020] [Month:September] [Volume:24] [Number:9] [Pages:6] [Pages No:817 - 822]

Keywords: Platelet distribution width, Platelet indices, Plateletcrit,Acute physiology and chronic health evaluation IV, Mean platelet volume, Platelet count

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Original Article

Atul Phillips, Rajesh C Mishra, Manender K Singla, Prakash C Kowdle, Poonam M Kapoor

Renal Replacement Therapy Practices in India: A Nationwide Survey

[Year:2020] [Month:September] [Volume:24] [Number:9] [Pages:9] [Pages No:823 - 831]

Keywords: Acute kidney injury, Continuous renal replacement therapy, Renal replacement therapy

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BRIEF COMMUNICATION

Saroj Patidar, Annamma Georgian

Percutaneous Tracheostomy in COVID-19 Patients: A Four-step Safe Protocol

[Year:2020] [Month:September] [Volume:24] [Number:9] [Pages:3] [Pages No:832 - 834]

Keywords: Tracheostomy,COVID-19, Percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy

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CLINICAL TECHNIQUE

Lokesh K Lalwani, Pawan K Singh

Modified Barrier Enclosure for Noninvasive Respiratory Support in COVID-19 Outbreak

[Year:2020] [Month:September] [Volume:24] [Number:9] [Pages:3] [Pages No:835 - 837]

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REVIEW ARTICLE

Subhal B Dixit, Sameer A Jog, Khalid I Khatib, Pradeep Rangappa, Susruta Bandopadhyay, Om Shrivastav, Ujwala Mhatre

Current Approaches to COVID-19: Therapy and Prevention

[Year:2020] [Month:September] [Volume:24] [Number:9] [Pages:9] [Pages No:838 - 846]

Keywords: Tocilizumab,Coronavirus, Coronavirus disease-2019, Heparin, Hydroxychloroquine, Remdesvir, SARS-CoV-2

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REVIEW ARTICLE

Rohit Vadala, Isabella Princess

Antimicrobial Stewardship Program in Critical Care—Need of the Hour

[Year:2020] [Month:September] [Volume:24] [Number:9] [Pages:8] [Pages No:847 - 854]

Keywords: Antibiotics, Antimicrobial resistance, Antimicrobial stewardship program, Antimicrobials, Critical care, Infections, Resistance

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REVIEW ARTICLE

Vasileios Karampelias, Ypatios Spanidis, Elpida Roussakou

Ethical Issues in Intensive Care Units during the COVID-19 Pandemic

[Year:2020] [Month:September] [Volume:24] [Number:9] [Pages:2] [Pages No:855 - 856]

Keywords: Ethical issues, Intensive care unit, Surgical intensive care unit

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REVIEW ARTICLE

Ritu Singh, Nidhi Singh

Should We or Should We Not Reuse Filtering Face Piece Masks? A Review

[Year:2020] [Month:September] [Volume:24] [Number:9] [Pages:6] [Pages No:857 - 862]

Keywords: Decontamination, Developing countries, SARS-CoV-2

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REVIEW ARTICLE

Chandrakanth Hungund Veeranna, Smitha Rani

Cause of Death Certification in COVID-19 Deaths

[Year:2020] [Month:September] [Volume:24] [Number:9] [Pages:5] [Pages No:863 - 867]

Keywords: Medical certification of cause of death, Mortality statistics,Cause of death, COVID-19

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REVIEW ARTICLE

Yudhyavir Singh, Heena Garg, Simant Jha

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation during COVID-19 Pandemic: Outcomes, Risks, and Protective Strategies for the Healthcare Workers and Ethical Considerations

[Year:2020] [Month:September] [Volume:24] [Number:9] [Pages:5] [Pages No:868 - 872]

Keywords: Aerosol-generating medical procedures, Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, COVID-19, Personal protective equipment, Transmission of infection

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CASE REPORT

Fariba Alikhani, Pouya Akbari, Marzieh Hashemi

Coronavirus Disease-2019 Pneumonia and Pulmonary Embolism: Presentation of Four Cases

[Year:2020] [Month:September] [Volume:24] [Number:9] [Pages:4] [Pages No:873 - 876]

Keywords: COVID-19, D-dimer levels,Acute pulmonary embolism

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CASE REPORT

Sushant S Admane, Tushar S Yelne, Pramod J Giri

A Case of Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome Mimicking Stroke

[Year:2020] [Month:September] [Volume:24] [Number:9] [Pages:2] [Pages No:877 - 878]

Keywords: Cisplatin, Magnetic resonance imaging, Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome

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CASE REPORT

Manoj K. Goel, Munish Chauhan, Pooja Wadwa, Gargi Maitra, Milind Talegaonkkar, Sandeep Dewan

A Case of Refractory Hypoxemic Respiratory Failure due to Antineutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibodies-associated Diffuse Alveolar Hemorrhage Rescued by Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation

[Year:2020] [Month:September] [Volume:24] [Number:9] [Pages:3] [Pages No:879 - 881]

Keywords: Antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies-associated vasculitis, Diffuse alveolar hemorrhage, Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation

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CASE REPORT

Robin G Manappallil, Raghuram Krishnan, Pradeep P Veetil, Harilal Nambiar, Ummer Karadan, Revathy Anil, Blessy Josephine

Hypocalcemic Seizure Due to Vitamin D Deficiency

[Year:2020] [Month:September] [Volume:24] [Number:9] [Pages:3] [Pages No:882 - 884]

Keywords: Calcium, Hyperparathyroidism, Hypocalcemia, Seizure, Vitamin D

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CASE REPORT

Parminder Kaur, Reena Jain, Pankaj Kumar, Shivani Randev, Vishal Guglani

Clinical Spectrum and Outcome of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome in Children with Scrub Typhus: A Series of Eight Cases from India

[Year:2020] [Month:September] [Volume:24] [Number:9] [Pages:3] [Pages No:885 - 887]

Keywords: Doxycycline, Meningoencephalitis, Orientia tsutsugamushi

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Arun Muthukumar

An Alternate Venous Access in COVID-19 Patients Needing Dialysis

[Year:2020] [Month:September] [Volume:24] [Number:9] [Pages:2] [Pages No:888 - 889]

Keywords: Acute kidney injury, Central venous catheter, COVID-19, Catheter-related bloodstream infection, Hemodialysis, translumbar approach

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Gitanjali Rebello, Subhash Chettri, Mounika Reddy

Demographic and Clinical Profile of Invasive Staphylococcal Infections in Children Admitted to Pediatric Intensive Care Unit: A Retrospective Study

[Year:2020] [Month:September] [Volume:24] [Number:9] [Pages:2] [Pages No:890 - 891]

Keywords: Pediatric intensive care unit, Staphylococcus,Clinical profile, Drug resistance

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