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2021 | February | Volume 25 | Issue 2

EDITORIAL

“Physical” Aspect of COVID Nursing

[Year:2021] [Month:February] [Volume:25] [Number:2] [Pages:2] [Pages No:109 - 110]

Keywords: COVID-19, PPE-related dermatitis, PPE-related health problems

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EDITORIAL

Sadik Mohammed

Aspiration Pneumonia after Rapid Sequence Intubation: A Diagnostic Dilemma!

[Year:2021] [Month:February] [Volume:25] [Number:2] [Pages:2] [Pages No:111 - 112]

Keywords: Aspiration pneumonia, Pepsin, Rapid sequence intubation

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EDITORIAL

Inderpaul S Sehgal

Should Flexible Bronchoscopy be Routinely Performed in Aspiration Pneumonitis: Non Liquet

[Year:2021] [Month:February] [Volume:25] [Number:2] [Pages:2] [Pages No:113 - 114]

Keywords: Aspiration pneumonia, Aspiration pneumonitis, Flexible bronchoscopy, Flexible fibreoptic bronchoscopy (FOB) in ICU

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EDITORIAL

Shrikanth Srinivasan, Alok K Panigrahy

COVID-19 ARDS: Can Systemic Oxygenation Utilization Guide Oxygen Therapy?

[Year:2021] [Month:February] [Volume:25] [Number:2] [Pages:2] [Pages No:115 - 116]

Keywords: COVID-19, COVID-19 patient, Critically ill adults

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EDITORIAL

Presepsin: A Promising Biomarker for Sepsis

[Year:2021] [Month:February] [Volume:25] [Number:2] [Pages:2] [Pages No:117 - 118]

Keywords: Biomarkers, Presepsin, Sepsis

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EDITORIAL

Rajesh K Pande

Arterial Blood Gas: Bowling Wide and Poor Wicketkeeping

[Year:2021] [Month:February] [Volume:25] [Number:2] [Pages:2] [Pages No:119 - 120]

Keywords: Arterial blood gas, ICU, Point-of-care testing, Protocol, Utilization

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EDITORIAL

Rohit Bhowmick

Endotracheal Tube Cuff Pressure Monitor: A Fancy Gadget or Necessary Tool in Intensivist's Armamentarium

[Year:2021] [Month:February] [Volume:25] [Number:2] [Pages:2] [Pages No:121 - 122]

Keywords: Cuff pressure monitoring, Endotracheal intubation, Post-extubation stridor

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EDITORIAL

Electrocardiometry Fluid Responsiveness in Pediatric Septic Shock

[Year:2021] [Month:February] [Volume:25] [Number:2] [Pages:3] [Pages No:123 - 125]

Keywords: Electrocardiometry, Fluid responsiveness, Functional echocardiography, Septic shock

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Consensus Statement

Swagata Tripathy

Consensus Statement on Analgo-sedation in Neurocritical Care and Review of Literature

[Year:2021] [Month:February] [Volume:25] [Number:2] [Pages:8] [Pages No:126 - 133]

Keywords: Analgesia, Analgo-sedation, Consensus statement, Neurocritical care unit, Sedation

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Original Article

Sinu Jose, Maneesha C Cyriac, Manju Dhandapani

Health Problems and Skin Damages Caused by Personal Protective Equipment: Experience of Frontline Nurses Caring for Critical COVID-19 Patients in Intensive Care Units

[Year:2021] [Month:February] [Volume:25] [Number:2] [Pages:6] [Pages No:134 - 139]

Keywords: Adverse skin reactions, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Frontline nurses, Health problems, Personal protective equipment, PPE-related dermatitis

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Original Article

Sudhakar G Dhanapal, Joshua Vijay, Jayakumar Amirtharaj, Priya Ganesan

Aspiration during Rapid Sequence Induction: Prevalence and Risk Factors

[Year:2021] [Month:February] [Volume:25] [Number:2] [Pages:6] [Pages No:140 - 145]

Keywords: Aspiration, Aspiration pneumonia, Emergency department, Endotracheal intubation, Pepsin

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Original Article

Mohammed M Megahed, Ahmed M El-Menshawy, Ahmed M Ibrahim

Use of Early Bronchoscopy in Mechanically Ventilated Patients with Aspiration Pneumonitis

[Year:2021] [Month:February] [Volume:25] [Number:2] [Pages:7] [Pages No:146 - 152]

Keywords: Acute lung injury, Aspiration, Critical care, Flexible bronchoscopy, Mechanical ventilation, Pneumonia

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Original Article

Eslam E Abdelshafey, Ahmed E Elgohary, Mohammad F Khalil, Mohammad A Rashwan, Hassen B Ghezala, Ashraf A Tayar

Role of Presepsin for the Diagnosis of Sepsis and ICU Mortality: A Prospective Controlled Study

[Year:2021] [Month:February] [Volume:25] [Number:2] [Pages:5] [Pages No:153 - 157]

Keywords: Biomarkers, Presepsin, Predictive model, qSOFA: quick sequential (sepsis-related) organ failure assessment, Sepsis

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Original Article

Prashant Sharma, Latha Sambatra, Rajesh K Sharma

Development of a Need-based Interventional Skin Care Protocol on Incontinence-associated Dermatitis among Critically Ill Patients

[Year:2021] [Month:February] [Volume:25] [Number:2] [Pages:8] [Pages No:158 - 165]

Keywords: Critically ill patients, Incontinence-associated dermatitis (IAD), Need-based interventional skin care protocol

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Original Article

M. Kalaiselvan, AS Arunkumar, MK Renuka, RL Sivakumar

Nutritional Adequacy in Mechanically Ventilated Patient: Are We Doing Enough?

[Year:2021] [Month:February] [Volume:25] [Number:2] [Pages:6] [Pages No:166 - 171]

Keywords: Critically ill, Enteral nutrition, Mechanical ventilation, Nutritional status

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463

Original Article

Jagadish Chandran, Sampath Sriram

Clinical Utility of Arterial Blood Gas Test in an Intensive Care Unit: An Observational Study

[Year:2021] [Month:February] [Volume:25] [Number:2] [Pages:4] [Pages No:172 - 175]

Keywords: Arterial blood gas, Arterial cannula, Clinical utility

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Original Article

Rohit Bhoil, Ranesh Kumar, Jaswinder Kaur, Pardeep K Attri, Rohini Thakur

Diagnosis of Traumatic Pneumothorax: A Comparison between Lung Ultrasound and Supine Chest Radiographs

[Year:2021] [Month:February] [Volume:25] [Number:2] [Pages:5] [Pages No:176 - 180]

Keywords: Chest X-ray, Mortality, Thorax trauma, Ultrasound

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505

Pediatric Critical Care

Farhan Shaikh, Yeshwanth R Janaapureddy, Shashwat Mohanty, Preetham K Reddy, Kapil Sachane, Parag S Dekate, Anupama Yerra, Dinesh Chirla

Utility of Endotracheal Tube Cuff Pressure Monitoring in Mechanically Ventilated (MV) Children in Preventing Post-extubation Stridor (PES)

[Year:2021] [Month:February] [Volume:25] [Number:2] [Pages:4] [Pages No:181 - 184]

Keywords: Cuff pressure, Endotracheal tube, Monitoring, Post-extubation stridor

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Pediatric Critical Care

Swathi S Rao, AV Lalitha, Mounika Reddy, Santu Ghosh

Electrocardiometry for Hemodynamic Categorization and Assessment of Fluid Responsiveness in Pediatric Septic Shock: A Pilot Observational Study

[Year:2021] [Month:February] [Volume:25] [Number:2] [Pages:8] [Pages No:185 - 192]

Keywords: Cardiac output, Fluid bolus, Myocardial dysfunction, Noninvasive, Sepsis

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Pediatric Critical Care

Nora I Abbas, Osama Sayed, Sherif Samir, Nashwa Abeed

D-dimer Level is Correlated with Prognosis, Infarct Size, and NIHSS in Acute Ischemic Stroke Patients

[Year:2021] [Month:February] [Volume:25] [Number:2] [Pages:6] [Pages No:193 - 198]

Keywords: Acute ischemic stroke, APACHE II, D-dimer levels, MRI infarction size, NIHSS, Prognosis

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SYSTEMATIC REVIEW

Samir Samal, Shakti B Mishra, Shantanu K Patra, Arun Rath, Abhilash Dash, Biswajit Nayak, Diganta Mohanty

Polymyxin Monotherapy vs. Combination Therapy for the Treatment of Multidrug-resistant Infections: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

[Year:2021] [Month:February] [Volume:25] [Number:2] [Pages:8] [Pages No:199 - 206]

Keywords: Carbapenems, Colistin, Combination therapy, Gram-negative bacilli infections, Monotherapy, Multidrug resistant (MDR), Polymyxin B

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651

REVIEW ARTICLE

Akila Rajakumar, Ellango Appuswamy, Ilankumaran Kaliamoorthy, Mohamed Rela

Renal Dysfunction in Cirrhosis: Critical Care Management

[Year:2021] [Month:February] [Volume:25] [Number:2] [Pages:8] [Pages No:207 - 214]

Keywords: Acute kidney injury in cirrhosis, Dialysis in cirrhosis, Hepatorenal syndrome, Renal dysfunction in cirrhosis, Renal replacement therapy in cirrhosis, Volume overload in cirrhosis

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CASE SERIES

Rajeev K Garg, Tara Kimbrough, Wajahat Lodhi, Ivan DaSilva

Systemic Oxygen Utilization in Severe COVID-19 Respiratory Failure: A Case Series

[Year:2021] [Month:February] [Volume:25] [Number:2] [Pages:4] [Pages No:215 - 218]

Keywords: Acute respiratory distress syndrome, COVID-19, Hyperoxia, Hypoxia

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650

CASE SERIES

Kavya Goel, Ajay Kumar, Sahil Diwan, Santvana Kohli, Harish C Sachdeva, Saurav M Mustafi, Pravin Kumar

Neurological Manifestations of COVID-19: A Series of Seven Cases

[Year:2021] [Month:February] [Volume:25] [Number:2] [Pages:5] [Pages No:219 - 223]

Keywords: Cerebrovascular accident, COVID-19, Encephalitis, Guillain-Barré syndrome, Neurological, SARS-CoV-2

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682

CASE SERIES

Lakshman Ramachandran

High-flow Tracheal Oxygenation: A New Tool for Difficult Weaning

[Year:2021] [Month:February] [Volume:25] [Number:2] [Pages:4] [Pages No:224 - 227]

Keywords: High-flow tracheal oxygenation, Prolonged mechanical ventilation, Weaning

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CASE REPORT

Prasanta Debnath, Sujit Nair, Shubham Jain, Suhas Udgirkar, Qais Contractor, Pravin Rathi

Thiopurine-induced Myelosuppression with Severe Sepsis in a Patient with Crohn's Disease: A Case Report

[Year:2021] [Month:February] [Volume:25] [Number:2] [Pages:3] [Pages No:228 - 230]

Keywords: Azathioprine toxicity, Crohn\'s disease, Nudix hydrolase 15, Thiopurine S-methyltransferase

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CASE REPORT

Ajeet Kumar, Kunal Singh

Dual Oxygen Therapy in COVID-19 Patient: A Method to Improve Oxygenation

[Year:2021] [Month:February] [Volume:25] [Number:2] [Pages:3] [Pages No:231 - 233]

Keywords: Acute hypoxemic respiratory failure (AHRF), COVID-19, Noninvasive ventilation

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CASE REPORT

Anuj Sarma

Crochetage Sign: An Invaluable Independent ECG Sign in Detecting ASD

[Year:2021] [Month:February] [Volume:25] [Number:2] [Pages:2] [Pages No:234 - 235]

Keywords: ASD, Congenital heart disease, Crochetage sign, ECG, ICU, Respiratory distress

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LETTER TO EDITOR

Samir Samal, Shakti Bedanta Mishra

Balanced Salt Solution for Metabolic Acidosis in ICU

[Year:2021] [Month:February] [Volume:25] [Number:2] [Pages:1] [Pages No:236 - 236]

Keywords: Balanced salt solutions, Intensive care, Metabolic acidosis, Ringer\'s lactate, Sepsis

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LETTER TO EDITOR

Neha Rawat, Neeru Sahni, Lakshminarayana Yaddanapudi

In Response to “Balanced Salt Solution for Metabolic Acidosis in ICU”

[Year:2021] [Month:February] [Volume:25] [Number:2] [Pages:1] [Pages No:237 - 237]

Keywords: Balanced salt solution, Intensive care, Metabolic acidosis, Ringer\'s lactate, Sepsis

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LETTER TO EDITOR

Amber Kumar

Acute Flaccid Quadriparesis in a Recovering COVID-19 Patient: A Clinical Dilemma

[Year:2021] [Month:February] [Volume:25] [Number:2] [Pages:2] [Pages No:238 - 239]

Keywords: COVID-19, Guillain-Barré syndrome, Quadriparesis

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391

LETTER TO EDITOR

Kunal Singh

Painful Blisters of Left Hand Following Extravasation of Remdesivir Infusion in COVID-19

[Year:2021] [Month:February] [Volume:25] [Number:2] [Pages:2] [Pages No:240 - 241]

Keywords: COVID pneumonia, Extravasation, Intensive care, Remdesivir, Skin lesion

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LETTER TO EDITOR

Pulmonary Fibrosis in COVID-19 Recovered Patients: Problem and Potential Management

[Year:2021] [Month:February] [Volume:25] [Number:2] [Pages:3] [Pages No:242 - 244]

Keywords: COVID-19, Coronavirus disease, Pulmonary fibrosis, SARS-CoV-2, Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2

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LETTER TO EDITOR

Nitin Rai, Dalim Kumar Baidya

Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) Pandemic: Is Sequela the Bigger Threat?

[Year:2021] [Month:February] [Volume:25] [Number:2] [Pages:2] [Pages No:245 - 246]

Keywords: COVID-19, ICU mortality, Risk factor

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