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2021 | August | Volume 25 | Issue 8

EDITORIAL

Susruta Bandyopadhyay

We Know the Prognosis but can We Change It?

[Year:2021] [Month:August] [Volume:25] [Number:8] [Pages:2] [Pages No:835 - 836]

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EDITORIAL

Anuj M Clerk

Beware of Neglect of Non-COVID Patients in COVID Era

[Year:2021] [Month:August] [Volume:25] [Number:8] [Pages:2] [Pages No:837 - 838]

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EDITORIAL

Yatin Mehta, Vikas Deswal

Candida parapsilosis Prosthetic Valve Endocarditis: A Multifaceted Problem

[Year:2021] [Month:August] [Volume:25] [Number:8] [Pages:2] [Pages No:839 - 840]

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EDITORIAL

Carol D\'Silva

Oxygenation Indices in Noninvasive Ventilation: Could They Predict Mortality in COVID-19?

[Year:2021] [Month:August] [Volume:25] [Number:8] [Pages:2] [Pages No:841 - 842]

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EDITORIAL

Rajakumar Padur Sivaraman

Vitamin D Deficiency in Critically Ill Children with Sepsis: What is the Road ahead?

[Year:2021] [Month:August] [Volume:25] [Number:8] [Pages:2] [Pages No:843 - 844]

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EDITORIAL

Vandana Agarwal

Off-label Medication Use: A Double-edged Sword

[Year:2021] [Month:August] [Volume:25] [Number:8] [Pages:2] [Pages No:845 - 846]

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Original Article

Yudhyavir Singh, Abhishek Singh, Swetha Rudravaram, Kapil D Soni, Nishant Patel

Neutrophil-to-lymphocyte Ratio and Platelet-to-lymphocyte Ratio as Markers for Predicting the Severity in COVID-19 Patients: A Prospective Observational Study

[Year:2021] [Month:August] [Volume:25] [Number:8] [Pages:6] [Pages No:847 - 852]

Keywords: COVID-19 mortality, COVID-19, COVID-19 infection, Mortality, Mortality prediction

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Original Article

Sumalatha Arunachala, Bhumika T Venkatesh, Margiben Tusharbhai Bhatt, Amitha Puranik, Shwethapriya Rao, Sunil Ravindranath

COVID-19 Pandemic: Impact on Admission, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Non-COVID-19 Patients Admitted to SARI ICU

[Year:2021] [Month:August] [Volume:25] [Number:8] [Pages:7] [Pages No:853 - 859]

Keywords: COVID-19, Mortality, Pandemic, Severe acute respiratory infection, Treatment and diagnosis delay

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Original Article

Dinoop K Ponnambath, Arun Gopalakrishnan, Vivek V Pillai, Jyothi E Kaviyil, Kavita Raja

Clinical Profile of Prosthetic Valve Endocarditis due to Candida parapsilosis: An 11-year Retrospective Observational Study from a Quaternary Cardiac Referral Institute in India

[Year:2021] [Month:August] [Volume:25] [Number:8] [Pages:6] [Pages No:860 - 865]

Keywords: Candida parapsilosis, Heart valve prosthesis, Infective endocarditis, Retrospective study

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Original Article

Saurabh Chandrakar, Nidhi Gupta

Arterial Blood Gas as a Predictor of Mortality in COVID Pneumonia Patients Initiated on Noninvasive Mechanical Ventilation: A Retrospective Analysis

[Year:2021] [Month:August] [Volume:25] [Number:8] [Pages:6] [Pages No:866 - 871]

Keywords: COVID-19 Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Critically ill adults, Mortality predictors

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Original Article

Asawari Raut, Kavita Krishna, Utkarsha Adake, Apurva A Sharma, Anitta Thomas, Jignesh Shah

Off-label Drug Prescription Pattern and Related Adverse Drug Reactions in the Medical Intensive Care Unit

[Year:2021] [Month:August] [Volume:25] [Number:8] [Pages:6] [Pages No:872 - 877]

Keywords: Adverse drug reactions, Cohort study, FDA-approved drug, Intensive care unit, Off-label drug prescription

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Original Article

Rithesh J D\'Cunha, Shannon F Fernandes, Lulu Sherif

Utility of Simulation as a Teaching Tool for Nursing Staff Involved in Code Blue Management

[Year:2021] [Month:August] [Volume:25] [Number:8] [Pages:3] [Pages No:878 - 880]

Keywords: Simulation, Standardized healthcare, UG nursing students

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Original Article

Monika Sivaradjy, Anitha Gunalan, Ketan Priyadarshi, Haritha Madigubba, Deepashree Rajshekar, Apurba S Sastry

Increasing Trend of Vancomycin-resistant Enterococci Bacteremia in a Tertiary Care Hospital of South India: A Three-year Prospective Study

[Year:2021] [Month:August] [Volume:25] [Number:8] [Pages:5] [Pages No:881 - 885]

Keywords: Nosocomial pathogen, Vancomycin-resistant enterococci, VRE bacteremia

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Original Article

Vishwanath C Patil, Sanjivani V Patil, Jignesh N Shah, Shivakumar S Iyer

Stress Level and Its Determinants among Staff (Doctors and Nurses) Working in the Critical Care Unit

[Year:2021] [Month:August] [Volume:25] [Number:8] [Pages:4] [Pages No:886 - 889]

Keywords: Critical care unit, Determinants of stress, Stress

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REVIEW ARTICLE

Saleem N Hamilah, Mohammed Al Ahmari, Mohammed A Alsabri, Gamil G Alrubaiee

Respiratory Care Profession in Yemen: Past, Present, and Future

[Year:2021] [Month:August] [Volume:25] [Number:8] [Pages:6] [Pages No:890 - 895]

Keywords: History, Profession, Respiratory care, Respiratory therapy, Yemen

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REVIEW ARTICLE

Geetanjali T Chilkoti, Medha Mohta, Ashok K Saxena, Zainab Ahmad, Chhavi S Sharma

Awake Prone Positioning in the Management of COVID-19 Pneumonia: A Systematic Review

[Year:2021] [Month:August] [Volume:25] [Number:8] [Pages:10] [Pages No:896 - 905]

Keywords: COVID-19 pneumonia, Management, Prone positioning

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SYSTEMATIC REVIEW

Samiksha Parashar, AR Karthik, Ravi Gupta, Deepak Malviya

Awake Proning for Nonintubated Adult Hypoxic Patients with COVID-19: A Systematic Review of the Published Evidence

[Year:2021] [Month:August] [Volume:25] [Number:8] [Pages:11] [Pages No:906 - 916]

Keywords: Awake proning, Coronavirus disease 2019, COVID-19, Intubation, Mortality, Oxygenation, Prone position

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BRIEF RESEARCH COMMUNICATIONS

Mayank M Baloo, Juan Scribante, Helen Perrie, Daren Calleemalay, Shahed Omar

Factor Xa Levels in Patients Receiving Prophylactic Enoxaparin Sodium in the Intensive Care Unit of an Academic Hospital

[Year:2021] [Month:August] [Volume:25] [Number:8] [Pages:3] [Pages No:917 - 919]

Keywords: Anesthesia, Enoxaparin, Intensive care unit, Pharmacokinetics–pharmacodynamics, Prevention of VTE, Venous thromboembolism, Venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis

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BRIEF RESEARCH COMMUNICATIONS

Lipika Soni, Souvik Maitra, Bikash R Ray, Rahul K Anand

Risk of SARS-CoV-2 Infection among Healthcare Providers Involved in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation in COVID-19 Patients

[Year:2021] [Month:August] [Volume:25] [Number:8] [Pages:3] [Pages No:920 - 922]

Keywords: Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, Coronavirus disease 2019, Healthcare workers, severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2

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Pediatric Critical Care

Payal Kubsad, SR Ravikiran, Kamalakshi G Bhat, Nutan Kamath, Vaman Kulkarni, Poornima A Manjrekar, Sahana D Acharya

Hypovitaminosis D and Parathyroid Hormone Response in Critically Ill Children with Sepsis: A Case-control Study

[Year:2021] [Month:August] [Volume:25] [Number:8] [Pages:5] [Pages No:923 - 927]

Keywords: Calcium, Critically ill children, Parathormone, Vitamin D deficiency

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Pediatric Critical Care

Karanvir , Shalu Gupta, Virendra Kumar

Practices of Initiation of Vasoactive Drugs in Relation to Resuscitation Fluids in Children with Septic Shock: A Prospective Observational Study

[Year:2021] [Month:August] [Volume:25] [Number:8] [Pages:6] [Pages No:928 - 933]

Keywords: Fluid overload, pediatric intensive care unit, Resuscitation fluid, Sepsis, Septic shock, Vasoactive drugs

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CASE SERIES

Nilesh Mahale, Purushotham Godavarthy, Srinath Marreddy, Snehal D Gokhale, Pradip Funde, Prasad A Rajhans, Prasad V Akole, Balasaheb Pawar, Bhagyashri Bhurke, Pradip Dalvi, Prasanna Marudwar, Shradha Gugale, Manasi S Shahane, Sarang N Kshirsagar, Sameer A Jog

Intravenous Methylene Blue as a Rescue Therapy in the Management of Refractory Hypoxia in COVID-19 ARDS Patients: A Case Series

[Year:2021] [Month:August] [Volume:25] [Number:8] [Pages:5] [Pages No:934 - 938]

Keywords: Acute respiratory distress syndrome, Coronavirus disease 2019, Methylene blue, Rescue therapy

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CASE REPORT

Wiaam Y Elkhatib, Hollie Saunders, Scott A Helgeson, John E Moss

The Use of an Interleukin-6 Inhibitor in Vasoplegic Shock from Severe Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome: A Case Report

[Year:2021] [Month:August] [Volume:25] [Number:8] [Pages:3] [Pages No:939 - 941]

Keywords: Cardiopulmonary bypass, Chronic myelomonocytic leukemia, Coronary artery bypass grafting, Cytokine release syndrome, Systemic inflammatory response syndrome, Tocilizumab

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CASE REPORT

Abderrahmane Bouaggad, Mohammed Moussaoui, Omar Abassi, Samah Hassen, Fatiha Essodegui

Massive Cerebral Air Embolism Causing Stroke Secondary to Pulmonary Tuberculosis

[Year:2021] [Month:August] [Volume:25] [Number:8] [Pages:3] [Pages No:942 - 944]

Keywords: Cerebral air embolism, Pulmonary tuberculosis, Stroke

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CASE REPORT

Raghavendra Seetharam, Rajesh B Iyer, Javeria Nooraine, Jaychandran Ramachandran

Clarithromycin-induced Seizures and Status Epilepticus

[Year:2021] [Month:August] [Volume:25] [Number:8] [Pages:3] [Pages No:945 - 947]

Keywords: Adverse effects, Antibiotics, Clarithromycin, Neurotoxicity, Nonconvulsive status epilepticus

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CASE REPORT

Repackaging of Malfunctioning High-flow Nasal Cannula as a Rescue Oxygen Therapy: An Innovation amid COVID-19 Crisis

[Year:2021] [Month:August] [Volume:25] [Number:8] [Pages:2] [Pages No:948 - 949]

Keywords: Acute hypoxic respiratory failure, COVID-19, High-flow nasal cannula

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Sai Saran

CPR in COVID-19: Should We Use the PAPR to Keep the Savior Safe?

[Year:2021] [Month:August] [Volume:25] [Number:8] [Pages:1] [Pages No:950 - 950]

Keywords: COVID-19, CPR, N95 respirators

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Micah T Long, Jeremy Grate, Kaitlyn V Bradley

Postoperative Hemidiaphragmatic Paralysis and Platypnea–Orthodeoxia Syndrome

[Year:2021] [Month:August] [Volume:25] [Number:8] [Pages:3] [Pages No:951 - 953]

Keywords: Critical care, Echocardiography, Hypoxia, Hypoxemia right to left shunt echocardiography

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Vyom Aggarwal, Praveen Kumar, Mohan Kundal, Arun Kumar

MIS-C is a Clinically Different Entity from Acute COVID-19 in Adults

[Year:2021] [Month:August] [Volume:25] [Number:8] [Pages:2] [Pages No:954 - 955]

Keywords: Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM), Guillain Barre Syndrome, Multisystem inflammatory syndrome children (MIS-C)

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Josef Finsterer, Fulvio A Scorza

Neuro-COVID Requires Comprehensive Work-up

[Year:2021] [Month:August] [Volume:25] [Number:8] [Pages:2] [Pages No:956 - 957]

Keywords: Acute demyelinating encephalomyelitis, Coronavirus 2019, Nerve conduction, Polyradiculitis, Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Sonali Vadi, Vidhyadhar Lad, Dheeraj Kapoor

Perioperative Implication of Sodium-glucose Cotransporter-2 Inhibitor in a Patient Following Major Surgery

[Year:2021] [Month:August] [Volume:25] [Number:8] [Pages:2] [Pages No:958 - 959]

Keywords: Diabetic ketoacidosis with lower-than-anticipated glucose levels, Perioperative medicine, Sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 inhibitors

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