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2021 | October | Volume 25 | Issue 10

EDITORIAL

Raj Kumar Mani

INDICAPS II: A Bird's Eye View of the Indian Intensive Care Landscape

[Year:2021] [Month:October] [Volume:25] [Number:10] [Pages:2] [Pages No:1087 - 1088]

Keywords: End-of-life care, ICU management, ICU mortality, Indian intensive care unit, Intensive care, Left against medical advice

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EDITORIAL

Balasaheb D Bande

Use of Tofacitinib in the Management of COVID-19 Pneumonia

[Year:2021] [Month:October] [Volume:25] [Number:10] [Pages:2] [Pages No:1089 - 1090]

Keywords: COVID-19, JAK/STAT, Tofacitinib

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EDITORIAL

Banani Poddar

Critically Ill Pediatric Oncology Patients: A Difficult-to-treat Population

[Year:2021] [Month:October] [Volume:25] [Number:10] [Pages:2] [Pages No:1091 - 1092]

Keywords: Children, Critical care oncology, Hemato-oncology

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Original Article

Jigeeshu V Divatia, Yatin Mehta, Deepak Govil, Pravin R Amin, Nagarajan Ramakrishnan, Farhad N Kapadia, Mrinal Sircar, Samir Sahu, Pradip Kumar Bhattacharya, Sheila Nainan Myatra, Srinivas Samavedam, Rajesh Kumar Pande, Sujata N Mehta, Ramesh Venkataraman, Khusrav Bajan, Vivek Kumar, Rahul Harne, Leelavati Thakur, Darshana Rathod, Prachee Sathe, Sushma Gurav, Carol D'Silva, Shaik Arif Pasha, Subhash Kumar Todi, the INDICAPS-II investigators

Intensive Care in India in 2018–2019: The Second Indian Intensive Care Case Mix and Practice Patterns Study

[Year:2021] [Month:October] [Volume:25] [Number:10] [Pages:15] [Pages No:1093 - 1107]

Keywords: Adult, Health care, India, Intensive care units, Mortality, Patients, Process assessment

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Original Article

Pawan K Singh, Lokesh K Lalwani, Manjunath B Govindagoudar, Dhruva Chaudhry, Prashant Kumar, Preeti Gehlaut

Tofacitinib Associated with Reduced Intubation Rates in the Management of Severe COVID-19 Pneumonia: A Preliminary Experience

[Year:2021] [Month:October] [Volume:25] [Number:10] [Pages:5] [Pages No:1108 - 1112]

Keywords: COVID-19 pandemic, COVID-19, JAK/STAT, Severe COVID, Tofacitinib

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Original Article

Neeraj Kumar, Sanjeev Kumar, Abhyuday Kumar, Divendu Bhushan, Veena Singh, Prabhat K Singh

The COSEVAST Study Outcome: Evidence of COVID-19 Severity Proportionate to Surge in Arterial Stiffness

[Year:2021] [Month:October] [Volume:25] [Number:10] [Pages:7] [Pages No:1113 - 1119]

Keywords: Arterial stiffness, COVID-19, COVID-19 ARDS, Endothelial injury, Intensive care unit

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Original Article

Kamini N Reddy, Jignesh Shah, Shivakumar Iyer, Monidipa Chowdhury, Naveen Yerrapalem, Neeraja Pasalkar, Prashant P Jedge

Direct Medical Cost Analysis of Indian COVID-19 Patients Requiring Critical Care Admission

[Year:2021] [Month:October] [Volume:25] [Number:10] [Pages:6] [Pages No:1120 - 1125]

Keywords: Cost, COVID-19, Intensive care unit

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Original Article

Rohini M Surve, Rajeeb K Mishra, Soumya R Malla, Sriganesh Kamath, Dhritiman R Chakrabarti, Karthik Kulanthaivelu, Mahendranath Musunuru

Clinical Characteristics and Outcomes of Critically Ill Neurological Patients with COVID-19 Infection in Neuro-intensive Care Unit: A Retrospective Study

[Year:2021] [Month:October] [Volume:25] [Number:10] [Pages:7] [Pages No:1126 - 1132]

Keywords: COVID-19, Mortality, Neurocritical care, Neurological functional outcome, Predictors of outcome

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Original Article

Canan Akkus, Hakan Yilmaz, Rahime Duran, Suleyman Diker, Semih Celik, Cevdet Duran

Neutrophil-to-lymphocyte and Platelet-to-lymphocyte Ratios in those with Pulmonary Embolism in the Course of Coronavirus Disease 2019

[Year:2021] [Month:October] [Volume:25] [Number:10] [Pages:4] [Pages No:1133 - 1136]

Keywords: COVID-19, Hematological changes, Neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio, Platelet-to-lymphocyte ratio, Pulmonary embolism

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Original Article

Onkar K Jha, Sunny Kumar, Saurabh Mehra, Mrinal Sircar, Rajesh Gupta

Helmet NIV in Acute Hypoxemic Respiratory Failure due to COVID-19: Change in PaO2/FiO2 Ratio a Predictor of Success

[Year:2021] [Month:October] [Volume:25] [Number:10] [Pages:10] [Pages No:1137 - 1146]

Keywords: Acute hypoxemic respiratory failure, Acute respiratory distress syndrome, COVID pneumonia, COVID-19, Helmet, Noninvasive mechanical ventilation, PaO2/FiO2 ratio

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Original Article

Amrita Bhattacharyya, Rajeshwari Subramaniam, Praveen Aggarwal, Naveet Wig

Effect of Early Administration of Vitamin D on Clinical Outcome in Critically Ill Sepsis Patients: A Randomized Placebo-controlled Trial

[Year:2021] [Month:October] [Volume:25] [Number:10] [Pages:8] [Pages No:1147 - 1154]

Keywords: Intensive care unit outcomes, Sepsis, Vitamin D

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Original Article

Joshua Vijay Joseph, Mamta Madhiyazhagan, Ramgopal Roshan, Sudhakar Geratala Dhanapal, Sivanandan Arul, Kundavaram Paul Prabhakar Abhilash

Factors Affecting the Time to First Dose Antibiotic in Sepsis in Acute Emergency

[Year:2021] [Month:October] [Volume:25] [Number:10] [Pages:6] [Pages No:1155 - 1160]

Keywords: Antibiotics, Blood culture, Emergency department, qSOFA, Sepsis

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Original Article

Carlos DG da Silveira, Flávio PJ de Vasconcelos, Edmilson B Moura, Bruno TG da Silveira, Flávio FP Amorim, Lumie S Shintaku, Rosália B de Santana, Pedro LP Argotte, Sheila F da Silva, Marcelo de Oliveira Maia, Fabio F Amorim

Thyroid Function, Reverse Triiodothyronine, and Mortality in Critically Ill Clinical Patients

[Year:2021] [Month:October] [Volume:25] [Number:10] [Pages:6] [Pages No:1161 - 1166]

Keywords: Intensive care units, Mortality, Reverse, Thyroid gland, Thyroid hormones, Triiodothyronine

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Original Article

Hannock Devadoss, Pawan Sharma, Vipin V Nair, Simarjit S Rehsi, Nilanjan Roy, Pankaj P Rao

Diagnostic Accuracy of e-FAST in Stable Blunt Trauma Chest: A Prospective Analysis of 110 Cases at a Tertiary Care Center

[Year:2021] [Month:October] [Volume:25] [Number:10] [Pages:6] [Pages No:1167 - 1172]

Keywords: e-FAST, Fractures, Hemothorax, NCCT, Pneumomediastinum, Pneumothorax, Surgical fixation

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View Point

Divya Hirolli

Aftermath of COVID-19 and Critical Care in India

[Year:2021] [Month:October] [Volume:25] [Number:10] [Pages:3] [Pages No:1173 - 1175]

Keywords: Antimicrobial resistance, COVID-19, Opportunistic infection

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BRIEF RESEARCH COMMUNICATION

Bharat Mehra, Mukul Pandey, Dhiren Gupta, Tania Oberoi, Nameet Jerath, Rachna Sharma, Naresh Lal, Chandrasekhar Singha, Bhavana Malhotra, Vinamra Manocha, Ashish K Simalti, Yogesh Arya, Sandeep K Dugaya, Swati Kalra, Amar J Chitkara, Anil Sachdev, Neeraj Gupta

COVID-19-associated Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children: A Multicentric Retrospective Cohort Study

[Year:2021] [Month:October] [Volume:25] [Number:10] [Pages:7] [Pages No:1176 - 1182]

Keywords: Corticosteroids, Hyperinflammation, Intravenous Immunoglobulin—IVIG, Kawasaki disease, Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C), SARS-CoV-2

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Pediatric Critical Care

Shilpushp J Bhosale, Malini Joshi, Vijaya P Patil, Sheila Nainan Myatra, Jigeeshu V Divatia, Atul P Kulkarni

Epidemiology and Predictors of Hospital Outcomes of Critically Ill Pediatric Oncology Patients: A Retrospective Study

[Year:2021] [Month:October] [Volume:25] [Number:10] [Pages:6] [Pages No:1183 - 1188]

Keywords: Critical care oncology, Hematooncology, Hospital mortality, ICU mortality, ICU outcomes, Intensive care in pediatric cancer, Pediatric cancers, Solid tumors

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Pediatric Critical Care

Serkan Özsoylu, Adem Dursun, Binnaz Çelik

Therapeutic Plasma Exchange in Pediatric Intensive Care Unit: A Single-center Experience

[Year:2021] [Month:October] [Volume:25] [Number:10] [Pages:4] [Pages No:1189 - 1192]

Keywords: Critically ill children, Hemolytic uremic syndrome, Pediatric intensive care, Plasma exchange

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CASE SERIES

Sangam Yadav, Ankur Sharma, Nikhil Kothari, Pradeep K Bhatia, Shilpa Goyal, Amit Goyal

Mucormycosis: A Case Series of Patients Admitted in Non-COVID-19 Intensive Care Unit of a Tertiary Care Center during the Second Wave

[Year:2021] [Month:October] [Volume:25] [Number:10] [Pages:4] [Pages No:1193 - 1196]

Keywords: COVID-19, Intensive care unit, Mucormycosis

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CASE REPORT

Elisabeth Paramythiotou, Cornelia Mitrakou, Athinna Savva, Anastasia Antoniadou, Apostolos Armaganidis, George Dimopoulos

Phlegmonous Gastritis and Streptoccocal Toxic Shock Syndrome: An Almost Lethal Combination

[Year:2021] [Month:October] [Volume:25] [Number:10] [Pages:4] [Pages No:1197 - 1200]

Keywords: Multi-organ failure, Phlegmonous gastritis, Septic shock, Streptococcus group A

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CASE REPORT

Sunil K Garg, Pragya Garg

Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia in Intensive Care Unit and Blood Transfusion: Lesson Learnt—A Case Report

[Year:2021] [Month:October] [Volume:25] [Number:10] [Pages:2] [Pages No:1201 - 1202]

Keywords: Antiglobulin test, Autoantibodies, Autoimmune hemolytic anemia, Cross-matching incompatibility

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CASE REPORT

Sunil K Garg, Pragya Garg

Differential Diagnosis of Ketoacidosis in Hyperglycemic Alcoholic Diabetic Patient: Role of Insulin

[Year:2021] [Month:October] [Volume:25] [Number:10] [Pages:2] [Pages No:1203 - 1204]

Keywords: Alcoholic ketoacidosis, Binge drinking, Diabetic ketoacidosis, High anion gap, Ketonemia

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LETTER TO EDITOR

Sunil K Garg, Pragya Garg

Pain Control and Opioid Use in ICU should be a Quality Parameter

[Year:2021] [Month:October] [Volume:25] [Number:10] [Pages:2] [Pages No:1205 - 1206]

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LETTER TO EDITOR

Sivankom D Rahulan, Aswathy Sasidharan

ICU-acquired Candidemia in COVID-19 Patients: An Experience from a Tertiary Care Hospital in Kerala, South India

[Year:2021] [Month:October] [Volume:25] [Number:10] [Pages:2] [Pages No:1207 - 1208]

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LETTER TO EDITOR

Bhavana Kayarat, Puneet Khanna

Posaconazole in the Prevention of COVID-19-associated Mucormycosis: A Concerning Contributor to the Rise in Antifungal Resistance

[Year:2021] [Month:October] [Volume:25] [Number:10] [Pages:2] [Pages No:1209 - 1210]

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LETTER TO EDITOR

Reecha Panghal, Paridhi Kaler, Krishnkant Bhardwaj, TB Gowthaman

Reanalyzing the Mortality Analysis of COVID-19 Deaths in a Tertiary Care Center in India

[Year:2021] [Month:October] [Volume:25] [Number:10] [Pages:1] [Pages No:1211 - 1211]

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