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2021 | January | Volume 25 | Issue 1

EDITORIAL

Raymond D Savio

Procalcitonin (in COVID-19): The Incessant Quest

[Year:2021] [Month:January] [Volume:25] [Number:1] [Pages:2] [Pages No:1 - 2]

Keywords: Biomarker, COVID-19, Pandemic, Procalcitonin, Prognosis, Risk prediction

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EDITORIAL

COVID-19 Combat Fatigue among the Healthcare Workers: The Time for Retrospection and Action

[Year:2021] [Month:January] [Volume:25] [Number:1] [Pages:3] [Pages No:3 - 5]

Keywords: Burnout, COVID-19, Healthcare workers, Psychological stress

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EDITORIAL

Ankit Sharma

Opium-associated QT Interval Prolongation: A Cross-sectional Comparative Study

[Year:2021] [Month:January] [Volume:25] [Number:1] [Pages:2] [Pages No:6 - 7]

Keywords: Depolarization, Opium toxicity, QT prolongation

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EDITORIAL

Lung Ultrasound: COVID-19's Silver Lining

[Year:2021] [Month:January] [Volume:25] [Number:1] [Pages:2] [Pages No:8 - 9]

Keywords: B-lines, Chest X-ray, COVID-19, Lung ultrasound, Shred sign

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EDITORIAL

Manu Sundaram, Manjush Karthika

Respiratory Mechanics: To Balance the Mechanical Breaths!!

[Year:2021] [Month:January] [Volume:25] [Number:1] [Pages:2] [Pages No:10 - 11]

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COMMENTARY

Aditya Kapoor, Arvind Kumar Baronia, Afzal Azim, Gaurav Agarwal, Narayan Prasad, Richa Mishra, Vivek Anand Saraswat

Breathability and Safety Testing of Personal Protective Equipment: “Human-comfort” Factor Remains Undefined

[Year:2021] [Month:January] [Volume:25] [Number:1] [Pages:4] [Pages No:12 - 15]

Keywords: COVID-19, Comfort fit testing, Healthcare workers, Personal protective equipment

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RESEARCH ARTICLE

Ravindranath Sunil, Margiben T Bhatt, Tumkur Venkatesh Bhumika, Nitha Thomas, Rao Shwethapriya

Weathering the Storm: Psychological Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Clinical and Nonclinical Healthcare Workers in India

[Year:2021] [Month:January] [Volume:25] [Number:1] [Pages:5] [Pages No:16 - 20]

Keywords: Anxiety, Coronavirus disease 2019, Depression, Healthcare workers, Insomnia, Pandemic, Stress

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RESEARCH ARTICLE

Lovely Thomas, Binila Chacko, Samuel Jupudi, Alice Mathuram, Tina George, Sudha J Rajan, Ronald AB Carey, John V Peter

Clinical Profile and Outcome of Critically Ill Patients with Tuberculosis

[Year:2021] [Month:January] [Volume:25] [Number:1] [Pages:8] [Pages No:21 - 28]

Keywords: Critically ill patients, Gene Xpert, Mortality, Tuberculosis

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RESEARCH ARTICLE

Hassan Mitwally, Mohamed O Saad, Sara Mahmoud, Adham Mohamed

Hyperglycemia Risk Evaluation of Hydrocortisone Intermittent Boluses vs Continuous Infusion in Septic Shock: A Retrospective Study

[Year:2021] [Month:January] [Volume:25] [Number:1] [Pages:5] [Pages No:29 - 33]

Keywords: Continuous infusion, Hydrocortisone, Hyperglycemia, Intermittent boluses, Septic shock

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RESEARCH ARTICLE

Sneha Mohan, Sristi Patodia, Sudha Kumaravel, Bharath Kumar Tirupakuzhi Vijayaraghavan

Improving Mobility in Critically Ill Patients in a Tertiary Care ICU: Opportunities and Challenges

[Year:2021] [Month:January] [Volume:25] [Number:1] [Pages:9] [Pages No:34 - 42]

Keywords: Intensive care units, Quality improvement, Rehabilitation

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RESEARCH ARTICLE

Hamid R Javadi, Seyed M Mirakbari, Abbas Allami, Zohreh Yazdi, Kimia Katebi

Opium-associated QT Interval Prolongation: A Cross-sectional Comparative Study

[Year:2021] [Month:January] [Volume:25] [Number:1] [Pages:5] [Pages No:43 - 47]

Keywords: Opioids, Opium, QT interval, QT prolongation

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RESEARCH ARTICLE

Nitish Kumar, Shivani Rastogi, Vishal Upadhyay

Comparison of the Efficacy of Different Arterial Waveform-derived Variables (Pulse Pressure Variation, Stroke Volume Variation, Systolic Pressure Variation) for Fluid Responsiveness in Hemodynamically Unstable Mechanically Ventilated Critically Ill Patients

[Year:2021] [Month:January] [Volume:25] [Number:1] [Pages:6] [Pages No:48 - 53]

Keywords: Cardiac index, Positive end expiratory pressure, Pulse pressure variation, Stroke volume variation, Systolic pressure variation

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RESEARCH ARTICLE

Correlation of Oxygen Index, Oxygen Saturation Index, and PaO2/FiO2 Ratio in Invasive Mechanically Ventilated Adults

[Year:2021] [Month:January] [Volume:25] [Number:1] [Pages:2] [Pages No:54 - 55]

Keywords: Invasive mechanical ventilation, Oxygenation index, Oxygen saturation index, PaO2/FiO2 ratio

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RESEARCH ARTICLE

Suhail S Siddiqui, Natesh R Prabu, Harish K Chaudhari, Amit M Narkhede, Satish V Sarode, Ujwal Dhundi

Epidemiology, Clinical Characteristics, and Prognostic Factors in Critically Ill Patients with Hematolymphoid Malignancy

[Year:2021] [Month:January] [Volume:25] [Number:1] [Pages:6] [Pages No:56 - 61]

Keywords: Hematolymphoid malignancy, Mechanical ventilation, Multivariate analysis, Neutropenia, Predictors of hospital mortality, Sequential Organ Failure Assessment Score (SOFA), Simplified Acute Physiology Score III

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RESEARCH ARTICLE

Ryota Kuroiwa, Yoshihisa Tateishi, Taku Oshima, Takeshi Inagaki, Seiichiro Furukawa, Ryo Takemura, Yohei Kawasaki, Astushi Murata

Mechanical Insufflation-exsufflation for the Prevention of Ventilator-associated Pneumonia in Intensive Care Units: A Retrospective Cohort Study

[Year:2021] [Month:January] [Volume:25] [Number:1] [Pages:5] [Pages No:62 - 66]

Keywords: Airway clearance, Chest physical therapy, Critically ill patients, Mechanical insufflation-exsufflation, Ventilator-associated pneumonia

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REVIEW ARTICLE

Vikas Bhagat, Rahul A Pandit, Shwetha Ambapurkar, Manju Sengar

Drug Interactions between Antimicrobial and Immunosuppressive Agents in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients

[Year:2021] [Month:January] [Volume:25] [Number:1] [Pages:10] [Pages No:67 - 76]

Keywords: Antimicrobials, Calcineurin inhibitors, Corticosteroids, Drug–drug interaction, Immunosuppressants, Intravenous immunoglobulin, Monoclonal antibodies, mTOR inhibitors, Solid organ transplant

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REVIEW ARTICLE

Sibtain Ahmed, Lena Jafri, Zahra Hoodbhoy

Prognostic Value of Serum Procalcitonin in COVID-19 Patients: A Systematic Review

[Year:2021] [Month:January] [Volume:25] [Number:1] [Pages:8] [Pages No:77 - 84]

Keywords: COVID-19, Procalcitonin, Prognostic biomarker, Systematic review

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BRIEF COMMUNICATION

Srikant Behera, Choro A Kayina, Bikash R Ray

Thoracic Radiological Characteristics of COVID-19 Patients at the Time of Presentation: A Cross-sectional Study

[Year:2021] [Month:January] [Volume:25] [Number:1] [Pages:3] [Pages No:85 - 87]

Keywords: Chest X-ray, COVID-19, Lung ultrasound, Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2, Shred sign

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Pediatric Critical Care

Cinara Andreolio, Jefferson P Piva, Francisco Bruno, Tais S da Rocha, Pedro CR Garcia

Airway Resistance and Respiratory Compliance in Children with Acute Viral Bronchiolitis Requiring Mechanical Ventilation Support

[Year:2021] [Month:January] [Volume:25] [Number:1] [Pages:6] [Pages No:88 - 93]

Keywords: Airway resistance, Lung compliance, Mechanical ventilation, Pediatrics, Viral bronchiolitis

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CASE REPORT

Sudheer Tale, Soibam P Meitei, Vipul Prakash, Arjun Negi, Mayank Mishra, Girish Sindhwani

Bronchoscopic Cryotherapy for Acute Hypoxemic Respiratory Failure in Three Mechanically Ventilated Patients: A Case Series

[Year:2021] [Month:January] [Volume:25] [Number:1] [Pages:3] [Pages No:94 - 96]

Keywords: Acute airway obstruction, Acute hypoxemic respiratory failure, Cryoextraction, Fiberoptic bronchoscopy, Intensive care unit, Lung collapse

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CASE REPORT

Mohamed Mortada, Alaeldin Ali, Vickrant Malhotra, Kandy Koul, Aanchal Singh

Cardioembolic Stroke with Peripartum Cardiomyopathy: An Unusual Presentation

[Year:2021] [Month:January] [Volume:25] [Number:1] [Pages:3] [Pages No:97 - 99]

Keywords: Cardioembolic stroke, Peripartum cardiomyopathy, Stroke with peripartum cardiomyopathy

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CASE REPORT

Sweety Shinde

A Rare Quadruple Association: Fibromuscular Dysplasia, Giant Splenic Artery Aneurysm, Extrahepatic Portal Hypertension, and Hypersplenism

[Year:2021] [Month:January] [Volume:25] [Number:1] [Pages:4] [Pages No:100 - 103]

Keywords: Extrahepatic portal hypertension, Fibromuscular dysplasia, Hypersplenism, Non-cirrhotic portal hypertension, Pancytopenia, Portal cavernoma, Splenic artery aneurysm

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Pradip K Bhattacharya, Shio Priye

Post-COVID-19 Pulmonary Fibrosis: A Lifesaving Challenge

[Year:2021] [Month:January] [Volume:25] [Number:1] [Pages:2] [Pages No:104 - 105]

Keywords: Consequences, Coronavirus disease 2019, Pulmonary fibrosis

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Enrico Baldi

Lack of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Knowledge among Young Medical Doctors: A Worldwide Issue

[Year:2021] [Month:January] [Volume:25] [Number:1] [Pages:1] [Pages No:106 - 106]

Keywords: Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, Medical education, Medical student

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Karapparambil Vineeth Chandran, Siju V Abraham

In Response to the Letter to the Editor Submitted Titled “Lack of CPR Knowledge among Young Medical Doctors: A Worldwide Issue”

[Year:2021] [Month:January] [Volume:25] [Number:1] [Pages:1] [Pages No:107 - 107]

Keywords: Basic life support, Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), Young doctors

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