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2021 | June | Volume 25 | Issue 6

EDITORIAL

Arun Kumar

COVID-19: Epidemiology, Case Fatalities and the Adversaries within

[Year:2021] [Month:June] [Volume:25] [Number:6] [Pages:3] [Pages No:603 - 605]

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EDITORIAL

Balkrishna D Nimavat

Age as Maestro or Solo Instrument in Opera of Death

[Year:2021] [Month:June] [Volume:25] [Number:6] [Pages:2] [Pages No:606 - 607]

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EDITORIAL

Antibiotic Stewardship: Easy to Preach, Difficult to Practice

[Year:2021] [Month:June] [Volume:25] [Number:6] [Pages:2] [Pages No:608 - 609]

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EDITORIAL

Khalid I. Khatib

Increasing the Safety of Percutaneous Dilatational Tracheostomy in COVID-19 Patients

[Year:2021] [Month:June] [Volume:25] [Number:6] [Pages:3] [Pages No:610 - 612]

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EDITORIAL

Ganshyam Jagathkar

Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome in the Elderly

[Year:2021] [Month:June] [Volume:25] [Number:6] [Pages:2] [Pages No:613 - 614]

Keywords: Acute respiratory distress syndrome, Elderly people, Outcomes

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EDITORIAL

Deepak Govil, Divya Pal

Can We Predict Outcome In Critically Ill Elderly Patients?

[Year:2021] [Month:June] [Volume:25] [Number:6] [Pages:2] [Pages No:615 - 616]

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312

EDITORIAL

Antibiotic misuse during COVID-19 Pandemic: A Recipe for Disaster

[Year:2021] [Month:June] [Volume:25] [Number:6] [Pages:3] [Pages No:617 - 619]

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513

EDITORIAL

Sandeep Dhingra

Delirium in Pediatric Intensive Care Unit: Frequency, Causes, and Interventions

[Year:2021] [Month:June] [Volume:25] [Number:6] [Pages:2] [Pages No:620 - 621]

Keywords: Delirium, Pediatric intensive care unit, Pyschobehavioral interventions

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573

Original Article

Ridhima Bhatia, Kshitija Kulshrestha, Renjith Viswanath, Karthik V Iyer, Sulagna Bhattacharjee, Ajisha Aravindan, Anju Gupta, Arshed Ayub, Shailender Kumar, Kellika Prakash, Debesh Bhoi, Rajesh Malhotra, Randeep Guleria

Clinicoepidemiological Features and Mortality Analysis of Deceased Patients with COVID-19 in a Tertiary Care Center

[Year:2021] [Month:June] [Volume:25] [Number:6] [Pages:7] [Pages No:622 - 628]

Keywords: Clinicoepidemiological features, Comorbidities, COVID-19 deceased, ICU, Mortality analysis, Multi-organ dysfunction syndrome

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Original Article

Ökkeş H Miniksar, Mikail Özdemir

Clinical Features and Outcomes of Very Elderly Patients Admitted to the Intensive Care Unit: A Retrospective and Observational Study

[Year:2021] [Month:June] [Volume:25] [Number:6] [Pages:6] [Pages No:629 - 634]

Keywords: Geriatrics, Intensive care, Mortality

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381

Original Article

Jyotsna Agarwal, Vikramjeet Singh, Anupam Das, Soumya S Nath, Rajeev Kumar, Manodeep Sen

Reversing the Trend of Antimicrobial Resistance in ICU: Role of Antimicrobial and Diagnostic Stewardship

[Year:2021] [Month:June] [Volume:25] [Number:6] [Pages:7] [Pages No:635 - 641]

Keywords: Antibiotic stewardship, Antimicrobial consumption, Antimicrobial resistance, Carbapenem, Colistin, Gram-negative bacteria, Gram-positive organisms

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658

Original Article

Gunchan Paul, Parshotam L Gautam, Shruti Sharma, Mandava Venkata Sravani, M Ravi Krishna

Percutaneous Tracheostomy in COVID Era: Time to Adapt and Improvise

[Year:2021] [Month:June] [Volume:25] [Number:6] [Pages:6] [Pages No:642 - 647]

Keywords: Aerosol generating medical procedures, Percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy, Tracheostomy

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589

Original Article

Inderpaul S Sehgal, Ritesh Agarwal, Kuruswamy T Prasad

Etiology and Outcomes of ARDS in the Elderly Population in an Intensive Care Unit in North India

[Year:2021] [Month:June] [Volume:25] [Number:6] [Pages:7] [Pages No:648 - 654]

Keywords: Acute respiratory distress syndrome, Elderly, Pneumonia, Respiratory failure, Sepsis

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400

Original Article

Shivani Chopra, Sangeeta Pednekar, Niteen D Karnik, Charulata Londhe, Dharmendra Pandey

A Study of the Outcome of Critically Ill Elderly Patients in a Tertiary Care Hospital Using SOFA Score

[Year:2021] [Month:June] [Volume:25] [Number:6] [Pages:5] [Pages No:655 - 659]

Keywords: 48 hours, Critically ill adults, Elderly, Multi-organ dysfunction, Intensive care unit, SOFA score

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682

Original Article

Harsha Sinha, Vimi Rewari, Mahesh K Arora, Ravinder K Batra, Renu Saxena

Epidemiology and Prognostic Utility of Cellular Components of Hematological System in Sepsis

[Year:2021] [Month:June] [Volume:25] [Number:6] [Pages:8] [Pages No:660 - 667]

Keywords: Critically ill adults, Mortality prediction, Sepsis, Thrombocytopenia

PDF  |  Abstract  |  DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10071-23874  |  Open Access |  How to cite

504

Original Article

Uday Yanamandra, Vasu Vardhan, Puneet Saxena, Priyanka Singh, Amul Gupta, Deepak Mulajkar, Rajan Grewal, Velu Nair

Radiographical Spectrum of High-altitude Pulmonary Edema: A Pictorial Essay

[Year:2021] [Month:June] [Volume:25] [Number:6] [Pages:7] [Pages No:668 - 674]

Keywords: Chest X-ray, High-altitude pulmonary edema, Imaging, Radiograph

PDF  |  Abstract  |  DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10071-23827  |  Open Access |  How to cite

556

Original Article

Tanushree Sahoo, Suneel K Pooboni, Pranay Oza

Extracorporeal Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation in Indian Scenario: A Web-based Survey

[Year:2021] [Month:June] [Volume:25] [Number:6] [Pages:5] [Pages No:675 - 679]

Keywords: Cardiac arrest, ECMO (Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation), Intensive care, Questionnaire

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332

Original Article

Zohreh Amirajam, Elham Asadi-Noran, Behnam Molaei, Vahid Adiban, Mehdi Heidarzadeh, Mohammad Hassanpour-Darghah

Psychometric Properties of Nursing Delirium Screening Scale in Patients Admitted to Intensive Care Units

[Year:2021] [Month:June] [Volume:25] [Number:6] [Pages:5] [Pages No:680 - 684]

Keywords: Delirium, Intensive care, Validity

PDF  |  Abstract  |  DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10071-23853  |  Open Access |  How to cite

452

Original Article

Ahmed I Elsayed, Khaled AW Selim, Hanan E Zaghla, Hossam E Mowafy, Mohammed A Fakher

Comparison of Changes in PPV Using a Tidal Volume Challenge with a Passive Leg Raising Test to Predict Fluid Responsiveness in Patients Ventilated Using Low Tidal Volume

[Year:2021] [Month:June] [Volume:25] [Number:6] [Pages:6] [Pages No:685 - 690]

Keywords: Fluid responsiveness, Passive leg raising, Pulse pressure variation, Tidal volume challenge

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692

SYSTEMATIC REVIEW

Sanjana Nagraj, Rutu Karia, Sahar Hassanain, Prithwish Ghosh, Viraj R Shah, Abin Thomas

Role of Invasive Mechanical Ventilation and ECMO in the Management of COVID-19: A Systematic Review

[Year:2021] [Month:June] [Volume:25] [Number:6] [Pages:8] [Pages No:691 - 698]

Keywords: Coronavirus disease 2019, COVID-19, Critically ill, Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, Invasive mechanical ventilation, SARS-CoV-2 infection

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BRIEF RESEARCH COMMUNICATION

Soumya Sarkar

Superadded Coinfections and Antibiotic Resistance in the Context of COVID-19: Where do We Stand?

[Year:2021] [Month:June] [Volume:25] [Number:6] [Pages:5] [Pages No:699 - 703]

Keywords: Antibiotic resistance, Coinfections, COVID-19—coronavirus disease 2019, SARS-CoV-2—severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2

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794

BRIEF RESEARCH COMMUNICATION

Sinan Asar, Özlem Acicbe, Mehmet S Sabaz, Furkan Tontu, Emral Canan, Zafer Cukurova, Nahit Cakar

Comparison of Respiratory and Hemodynamic Parameters of COVID-19 and Non-COVID-19 ARDS Patients

[Year:2021] [Month:June] [Volume:25] [Number:6] [Pages:5] [Pages No:704 - 708]

Keywords: ARDS patients, COVID-19, Hemodynamic parameters, Transpulmonary thermodilution method

PDF  |  Abstract  |  DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10071-23856  |  Open Access |  How to cite

656

BRIEF RESEARCH COMMUNICATION

Supradip Ghosh, Sonali Ghosh, Amandeep Singh, Ripenmeet Salhotra

Impact of Prophylactic Noninvasive Ventilation on Extubation Outcome: A 4-year Prospective Observational Study from a Multidisciplinary ICU

[Year:2021] [Month:June] [Volume:25] [Number:6] [Pages:6] [Pages No:709 - 714]

Keywords: Efficacy of prophylactic noninvasive ventilation, High risk of extubation failure, Weaning

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387

Pediatric Critical Care

Merve Misirlioglu

Frequency and Causes of Delirium in Pediatric Intensive Care Unit: A Prospective Observational Study

[Year:2021] [Month:June] [Volume:25] [Number:6] [Pages:5] [Pages No:715 - 719]

Keywords: Delirium, Frequency, Prevention, Risk factors

PDF  |  Abstract  |  DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10071-23857  |  Open Access |  How to cite

854

Pediatric Critical Care

Rashmi Hooda, Narayanan Parameswaran, Mahadevan Subramanian

Serious Adverse Reactions to Anti-snake Venom in Children with Snake Envenomation: An Underappreciated Contributor to Snakebite Mortality?

[Year:2021] [Month:June] [Volume:25] [Number:6] [Pages:4] [Pages No:720 - 723]

Keywords: Adverse reactions, Anti-snake venom, Horse serum, Snake envenomation

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481

CASE REPORT

Sourabh Phadtare, Kiran Shetty

High-flow Oxygen Therapy via Tracheostomy to Liberate COVID-19-induced ARDS from Invasive Ventilation: A Case Series

[Year:2021] [Month:June] [Volume:25] [Number:6] [Pages:5] [Pages No:724 - 728]

Keywords: COVID-19-associated ARDS, High-flow oxygen therapy via tracheostomy, Patient–ventilator interaction, Ventilator-induced lung injury, Weaning from mechanical ventilation

PDF  |  Abstract  |  DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10071-23858  |  Open Access |  How to cite

472

CASE REPORT

Satarupa Mukherjee, Krupanandan Ravikumar, Sudeep K Kapalavai

A Child with Unilateral Pulmonary Edema due to Mitral Valve Rupture Following Blunt Trauma

[Year:2021] [Month:June] [Volume:25] [Number:6] [Pages:3] [Pages No:729 - 731]

Keywords: Blunt trauma, Mitral valve, Unilateral pulmonary edema

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303

CASE REPORT

Rajkumar S N Satyavolu, Roy Fischer, Rajaram Ramadoss

Upper Airway Obstruction in an Adult: An Unusual Presentation—Dissection of the Cervical Aortic Arch

[Year:2021] [Month:June] [Volume:25] [Number:6] [Pages:3] [Pages No:732 - 734]

Keywords: Airway obstruction, Aorta, Aneurysm, Cervical aortic arch, Dissection

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464

LETTER TO EDITOR

Arul Janakiammal Mahendran, Sumita Agrawal, Neha Rastogi, Nitesh Gupta

Myroides: A Rare but Hard-to-crack Villain in a Critical Care Setup

[Year:2021] [Month:June] [Volume:25] [Number:6] [Pages:2] [Pages No:735 - 736]

Keywords: Critically ill patients, Diabetes mellitus, Infectious diseases, Intensive critical care

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408

LETTER TO EDITOR

Rini Saha, Subodh K Singh, Sukhen Samanta

Fundus Examination to Guide Anticoagulation Therapy in Suspected COVID-19 in a Critical Care Unit

[Year:2021] [Month:June] [Volume:25] [Number:6] [Pages:2] [Pages No:737 - 738]

Keywords: Coronavirus disease 2019, D-Dimer, Retinal vein thrombosis

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340

LETTER TO EDITOR

Utpal Sarma, Vipul Mishra, Imliwati Aier, Veena Boswal, Jyoti Goyal

Staphylococcal Pyopericardium: A Rare and Fatal Complication Following a Common Viral Disease

[Year:2021] [Month:June] [Volume:25] [Number:6] [Pages:3] [Pages No:739 - 741]

Keywords: Dengue fever, Pyopericardium, Staphylococcal infection

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