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2021 | April | Volume 25 | Issue 4

EDITORIAL

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]

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EDITORIAL

Niraj Tyagi

Prevalence of Bloodstream 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]

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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]

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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]

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EDITORIAL

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]

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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]

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ORIGINAL RESEARCH

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

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339

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

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480

ORIGINAL RESEARCH

Bharath KT Vijayaraghavan, Manoj K Panigrahi, Asha P Shetty, Rashan Haniffa, 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, 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: Intracranial pressure, Neurocritical care, Neurocritically ill, Optic nerve sheath diameter, Percutaneous tracheostomy

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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 Center 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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335

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

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482

ORIGINAL RESEARCH

Ranjeet Milmile, Pravin Dhakane

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

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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 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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338

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

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381

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

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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: Carbapenem-resistant A. baumannii (CRAB), Multidrug-resistant organisms, Nondirect bronchoalveolar lavage, Ventilator-associated pneumonia

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387

ORIGINAL RESEARCH

Hossein Davari, Abbasali Ebrahimian, Soraya Rezayei, Maedeh Tourdeh

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: Aromatherapy, Physiological indicators, Sleep quality

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Pediatric 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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263

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

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473

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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403

CASE REPORT

Abhyuday 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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386

CASE REPORT

Abhyuday Kumar

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

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322

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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443

CASE REPORT

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

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LETTER TO EDITOR

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]

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LETTER TO EDITOR

Bharat Paliwal, Manoj Kamal, Anamika Purohit

Personal Protective Equipment and Fire

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

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LETTER TO EDITOR

Abhyuday Kumar, Dharani Lenin, 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]

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