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2021 | April | Volume 25 | Issue 4

EDITORIAL

Bhuvana Krishna

A Shot in the Dark!: RAAS Inhibitors Cause Severe COVID-19 Infection

[Year:2021] [Month:April] [Volume:25] [Number:4] [Pages:2] [Pages No:353 - 354]

Keywords: COVID-19 infection, Renin angiotensin aldosterone system, Severe

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EDITORIAL

Niraj Tyagi

Prevalence of Blood Stream Infections and Their Etiology in COVID-19 Patients: A Tale of Two Cities

[Year:2021] [Month:April] [Volume:25] [Number:4] [Pages:3] [Pages No:355 - 357]

Keywords: Antibiotic treatments, Antiviral therapy, COVID-19

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EDITORIAL

Asif Ahmed

Corona Collateral Damage Syndrome: Perception of the Damage

[Year:2021] [Month:April] [Volume:25] [Number:4] [Pages:2] [Pages No:358 - 359]

Keywords: Corona, Damage, Health care worker, Survey

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EDITORIAL

Kishore Pichamuthu

Optic Nerve Sheath Ultrasound: Where Do We Go from Here?

[Year:2021] [Month:April] [Volume:25] [Number:4] [Pages:2] [Pages No:360 - 361]

Keywords: Optic nerve sheath diameter, Optic nerve ultrasound,Raised intracranial pressure

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EDITORIAL

Susruta Bandyopadhyay

Profile of Obstetric Patients in Intensive Care Unit and Untold Stories behind Maternal Deaths and Life-threatening Complications

[Year:2021] [Month:April] [Volume:25] [Number:4] [Pages:2] [Pages No:362 - 363]

Keywords: Major obstetric hemorrhage, Maternal mortality, Obstetric critical care, Pregnancy-induced hypertension, Venous thromboembolism

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EDITORIAL

Tanmay Banerjee, Avijatri Datta

Spectrum of Plant Toxin and Deliberate Self-poisoning

[Year:2021] [Month:April] [Volume:25] [Number:4] [Pages:2] [Pages No:364 - 365]

Keywords: Datura, Deliberate self-poisoning, Nerium, Oleander, Plant poison, Thevetia, Toxicology,Cerbera

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ORIGINAL RESEARCH

Paidi Ramakrishna Reddy, Srinivas Samavedam, Narmada Aluru, Rajyalakshmi Boggu

Comparison of Severity of COVID-19 Infection among Patients using RAAS Inhibitors and Non-RAAS Inhibitors

[Year:2021] [Month:April] [Volume:25] [Number:4] [Pages:3] [Pages No:366 - 368]

Keywords: Angiotensin receptor blocker, COVID-19, D dimer, Interleukin-6, Renin angiotensin aldosterone system, Serum ferritin, Serum interleukin-6,ACE inhibitors

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ORIGINAL RESEARCH

Ekadashi Rajni, Vishnu K Garg, Daisy Bacchani, Richa Sharma, Rajat Vohra, Vedprakash Mamoria, Hemant Malhotra

Prevalence of Bloodstream Infections and their Etiology in COVID-19 Patients Admitted in a Tertiary Care Hospital in Jaipur

[Year:2021] [Month:April] [Volume:25] [Number:4] [Pages:5] [Pages No:369 - 373]

Keywords: Antimicrobial resistance, Bacteremia, Blood culture, Blood epidemiology, Bloodstream, Coinfections, COVID-19,Antibiotic stewardship, Sepsis.

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ORIGINAL RESEARCH

Swagata Tripathy, Bharath KT Vijayaraghavan, Manoj K Panigrahi, Asha P Shetty, Rashan Haniffa, Rajesh C Mishra, Abi Beane

Collateral Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Acute Care of Non-COVID Patients: An Internet-based Survey of Critical Care and Emergency Personnel

[Year:2021] [Month:April] [Volume:25] [Number:4] [Pages:8] [Pages No:374 - 381]

Keywords: Acute care, COVID-19, LMIC, Pandemic, Service delivery, Survey

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ORIGINAL RESEARCH

Indu Kapoor, Jaya Wanchoo, Charu Mahajan, Vasudha Singhal, Hirok Roy, Subodh Kumar, Rupali Brahma, Chandrakant Prasad, Mani Kalaivani, Hemanshu Prabhakar, Arvind Chaturvedi

Effect of Percutaneous Tracheostomy on Optic Nerve Sheath Diameter [TONS Trial]

[Year:2021] [Month:April] [Volume:25] [Number:4] [Pages:6] [Pages No:382 - 387]

Keywords: Neurocritically ill, Optic nerve sheath diameter, Percutaneous tracheostomy,Intracranial pressure, Neurocritical care

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ORIGINAL RESEARCH

Heena Gupta, Nikita Gandotra, Ruhi Mahajan

Profile of Obstetric Patients in Intensive Care Unit: A Retrospective Study from a Tertiary Care Centre in North India

[Year:2021] [Month:April] [Volume:25] [Number:4] [Pages:4] [Pages No:388 - 391]

Keywords: Intensive care units, Maternal mortality, Pregnancy, Pregnancy complications

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ORIGINAL RESEARCH

Kundavaram P. P. Abhilash, Sanjay Murugan, Abel S Rabbi, Sharon Pradeeptha, Roshini Pradeep, Karthik Gunasekaran

Deliberate Self-poisoning due to Plant Toxins: Verdant Footprints of the Past into the Present

[Year:2021] [Month:April] [Volume:25] [Number:4] [Pages:6] [Pages No:392 - 397]

Keywords: Emergency department, Oduvanthalai, Oleander, Plant poisons,Deliberate self-poisoning

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ORIGINAL RESEARCH

Malini Joshi, Ranjeet Milmile, Pravin Dhakane, Shilpushp J Bhosale, Atul P Kulkarni

Incidence and Predictors of Acute Kidney Injury in Patients Undergoing Elective Hepatic Resection for Malignant Tumors: A 3-year Prospective Observational Study

[Year:2021] [Month:April] [Volume:25] [Number:4] [Pages:7] [Pages No:398 - 404]

Keywords: Postoperative morbidity, Postoperative mortality, Predictors of outcome,Acute kidney injury, Hepatic resection, Obesity, Postoperative mechanical ventilation

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ORIGINAL RESEARCH

Elif O Tutuncu, Zerrin D Dundar, Ibrahim Kilinc, Aziz Tutuncu, Sedat Kocak, Abdullah S Girisgin

Prognostic Value of Immunosuppressive Acidic Protein (IAP) and Oxidative Stress Status in Critically Ill Patients

[Year:2021] [Month:April] [Volume:25] [Number:4] [Pages:6] [Pages No:405 - 410]

Keywords: Immunosuppressive acidic protein, In-hospital mortality, Interleukins, Oxidative stress

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ORIGINAL RESEARCH

Sara Saeidi, Bita Dadpour, Lida Jarahi, Anahita A Ghamsari, Mahdi J Nooghabi

Clinical Predictive Values in Botulism, A 10-year Survey

[Year:2021] [Month:April] [Volume:25] [Number:4] [Pages:5] [Pages No:411 - 415]

Keywords: Clinical toxicology, Foodborne, Predictive, Prognostic factors,Botulism

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ORIGINAL RESEARCH

Bijoy Das, Sanchita Saha, Feroz Kabir, Sazzad Hossain

Effect of Graded Early Mobilization on Psychomotor Status and Length of Intensive Care Unit Stay in Mechanically Ventilated Patients

[Year:2021] [Month:April] [Volume:25] [Number:4] [Pages:5] [Pages No:416 - 420]

Keywords: Psychological status, Physiotherapy,Functional status, Graded early mobilization, Intensive care unit, Mechanical ventilation

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ORIGINAL RESEARCH

Aarti Sangale, Vivek Bhat, Rohini Kelkar, Sanjay Biswas

Microbiology of Ventilator-associated Pneumonia in a Tertiary Care Cancer Hospital

[Year:2021] [Month:April] [Volume:25] [Number:4] [Pages:8] [Pages No:421 - 428]

Keywords: CRAB: Carbapenem-resistant A. baumannii (CRAB), MDROs: Multidrug-Resistant Organisms, NDBAL: Nondirect bronchoalveolar lavage, VAP: Ventilator-associated pneumonia

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ORIGINAL RESEARCH

Hossein Davari, Abbasali Ebrahimian, Soraya Rezayei, Maedeh Tourdeh

The Effect of Lavender Aromatherapy on Sleep Quality and Physiological Indicators in Patients after CABG Surgery: A Clinical Trial Study

[Year:2021] [Month:April] [Volume:25] [Number:4] [Pages:6] [Pages No:429 - 434]

Keywords: Sleep quality,Aromatherapy, Physiological indicators

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PAEDIATRIC CRITICAL CARE

Mihir Sarkar, Satyabrata Roychowdhoury, Subhajit Bhakta, Sumantra Raut, Mousumi Nandi

Tracheostomy before 14 Days: Is It Associated with Better Outcomes in Pediatric Patients on Prolonged Mechanical Ventilation?

[Year:2021] [Month:April] [Volume:25] [Number:4] [Pages:6] [Pages No:435 - 440]

Keywords: Mechanical ventilation, Outcome, Pediatric intensive care, Tracheostomy

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REVIEW ARTICLE

Rajesh M Shetty, ArunKumar Namachivayam

Evidence for Chloroquine/Hydroxychloroquine in the Treatment of COVID-19

[Year:2021] [Month:April] [Volume:25] [Number:4] [Pages:12] [Pages No:441 - 452]

Keywords: COVID-19 drug treatment, Hydroxychloroquine,Acute hypoxemic respiratory failure (AHRF), Chloroquine, Coronavirus disease 2019

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REVIEW ARTICLE

Hina Zia, Ritu Singh, Manu Seth, Armin Ahmed, Afzal Azim

Engineering Solutions for Preventing Airborne Transmission in Hospitals with Resource Limitation and Demand Surge

[Year:2021] [Month:April] [Volume:25] [Number:4] [Pages:8] [Pages No:453 - 460]

Keywords: Airborne transmission, Air cleaning technologies, Hybrid ventilation, Natural ventilation, Temporary negative-pressure rooms, Ventilation systems

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CASE REPORT

Abhyuday Kumar, Neeraj Kumar, Shettru K Arun, Subhajit Ghosh, Arunima Pattanayak

Acute Peripheral Arterial Thrombosis in COVID-19 Patients on Therapeutic Anticoagulation

[Year:2021] [Month:April] [Volume:25] [Number:4] [Pages:2] [Pages No:461 - 462]

Keywords: Artery, COVID-19, Intensive care, Low-molecular-weight heparin, Thrombosis

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CASE REPORT

Amarjeet Kumar, Abhyuday Kumar, Ajeet Kumar, Neeraj Kumar, Chandni Sinha, Veena Singh

Multiple Peaked Cytokine Storm: Is Multiple Exposures to the COVID-19 Virus a Possible Cause?

[Year:2021] [Month:April] [Volume:25] [Number:4] [Pages:2] [Pages No:463 - 464]

Keywords: Interleukin-6,Acute respiratory distress syndrome, COVID-19, Cytokine storm

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CASE REPORT

MB Adarsh, Anitha Abraham, P Kavitha, Meera M Nandakumar, Raman S Vaman

Severe Thrombocytopenia in COVID-19: A Conundrum in Dengue-endemic Areas

[Year:2021] [Month:April] [Volume:25] [Number:4] [Pages:2] [Pages No:465 - 466]

Keywords: COVID-19, Dengue, Thrombocytopenia

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CASE REPORT

Poonam Kumari, Amarjeet Kumar, Chandni Sinha, Ajeet Kumar, Prabhat K Singh, SK Arun

Off-label Use of Itolizumab in Patients with COVID-19 ARDS: Our Clinical Experience in a Dedicated COVID Center

[Year:2021] [Month:April] [Volume:25] [Number:4] [Pages:3] [Pages No:467 - 469]

Keywords: Monoclonal antibody,Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), COVID-19, Cytokine storm, Itolizumab

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LETTER TO EDITOR

Soumya Sarkar, Puneet Khanna

In Pursuit of Freedom from COVID-19 Awareness in India: An Infodemiological Analysis

[Year:2021] [Month:April] [Volume:25] [Number:4] [Pages:3] [Pages No:470 - 472]

Keywords: COVID-19, Epidemiology, Google trend

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LETTER TO EDITOR

Bharat Paliwal, Pradeep K Bhatia, Manoj Kamal, Anamika Purohit

Personal Protective Equipment and Fire

[Year:2021] [Month:April] [Volume:25] [Number:4] [Pages:1] [Pages No:473 - 473]

Keywords: Personal protective equipment,Aerosol, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Fire

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LETTER TO EDITOR

Abhyuday Kumar, Neeraj Kumar, Dharani Lenin, Amarjeet Kumar, Shaheen Ahmad

Second-degree Heart Block Caused by Itolizumab-induced Infusion Reaction in COVID-19

[Year:2021] [Month:April] [Volume:25] [Number:4] [Pages:2] [Pages No:474 - 475]

Keywords: Adverse drug reaction, COVID-19, Heart block, Itolizumab

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