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2022 | January | Volume 26 | Issue 1

EDITORIAL

Deepak Govil

Memores Acti Prudentes Future!

[Year:2022] [Month:January] [Volume:26] [Number:1] [Pages:1] [Pages No:1 - 1]

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EDITORIAL

Outcome of Hemorrhagic Stroke: Host Immune Response can Be a Prediction Tool!

[Year:2022] [Month:January] [Volume:26] [Number:1] [Pages:3] [Pages No:2 - 4]

Keywords: Acute brain injury, Assessment, Biomarkers, Hemorrhage subarachnoid, Intracerebral hemorrhage, Leukocytes, Patient outcome, White blood cells

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EDITORIAL

Justin Aryabhat Gopaldas

Revisiting Stewart\'s Approach toward Assessment of Unidentified or Complex Acid–Base Disorders

[Year:2022] [Month:January] [Volume:26] [Number:1] [Pages:2] [Pages No:5 - 6]

Keywords: Acid–Base disturbance, Albumin-corrected anion gap, Bicarbonate-based arterial blood gas analysis, High anion gap metabolic acidosis, Metabolic acidosis, Metabolic alkalosis, Stewart\'s approach

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EDITORIAL

Mozammil Shafi

Differentiating Cardiac and Pulmonary Causes of Dyspnea: Is Point-of-care Ultrasound the Ultimate Tool?

[Year:2022] [Month:January] [Volume:26] [Number:1] [Pages:2] [Pages No:7 - 8]

Keywords: Dyspnea, Dyspnea differentiation index, Point-of-care ultrasound

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EDITORIAL

Ashit Hegde

Measurement of Interleukin-6 Levels in COVID: Illuminative or Illogical?

[Year:2022] [Month:January] [Volume:26] [Number:1] [Pages:2] [Pages No:9 - 10]

Keywords: COVID-19 mortality, Interleukin-6 receptor antagonists, Interleukin-6

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EDITORIAL

Susruta Bandyopadhyay

COVID-19: Don\'t Forget the Heart

[Year:2022] [Month:January] [Volume:26] [Number:1] [Pages:2] [Pages No:11 - 12]

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EDITORIAL

Ajith Kumar AK

Mortality Prediction in the ICU: The Daunting Task of Predicting the Unpredictable

[Year:2022] [Month:January] [Volume:26] [Number:1] [Pages:2] [Pages No:13 - 14]

Keywords: ICU mortality, Mortality prediction, Predictive model

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EDITORIAL

Bindu George, Nayanthara Joachim

Evolving Techniques in RSI: Can the Choice of Induction Agent Matter in Securing a Definitive Airway in Emergency Settings?

[Year:2022] [Month:January] [Volume:26] [Number:1] [Pages:3] [Pages No:15 - 17]

Keywords: Airway management, Endotracheal intubation, Etomidate, Intravenous anesthetics, Ketamine, Rapid sequence intubation

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Original Article

Sethu Babu, Mathew Pulicken, Arun K Thazhathuveedu

Peripheral Blood Neutrophil-to-lymphocyte Ratio as a Predictor of Functional Outcomes in Patients with Hemorrhagic Stroke

[Year:2022] [Month:January] [Volume:26] [Number:1] [Pages:5] [Pages No:18 - 22]

Keywords: Functional outcomes, Hemorrhagic stroke, Intracranial hemorrhage, Modified Rankin scale, Neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio, The ICH score

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314

Original Article

Rohit Paliwal, Adrian Pakavakis, Jigeeshu V Divatia

Utility of Stewart's Approach to Diagnose Missed Complex Acid–Base Disorders as Compared to Bicarbonate-anion Gap-based Methodology in Critically Ill Patients: An Observational Study

[Year:2022] [Month:January] [Volume:26] [Number:1] [Pages:10] [Pages No:23 - 32]

Keywords: Albumin-corrected anion gap, Anion gap, Bicarbonate-based ABG analysis, Stewart\'s approach, Strong ion difference, Unidentified strong ions

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Original Article

Gina M Chandy, Sowmya Sathyendra, Kishore Pichamuthu, Darpanarayan Hazra, Kundavaram PP Abhilash

Differentiating Cardiac and Pulmonary Causes of Dyspnea Using Ultrasonography and Dyspnea Discrimination Index

[Year:2022] [Month:January] [Volume:26] [Number:1] [Pages:6] [Pages No:33 - 38]

Keywords: Cardiac dyspnea, Dyspnea, Dyspnea Discrimination Index, Pulmonary dyspnea, Ultrasonography

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343

Original Article

Dhruv Talwar, Sunil Kumar, Sourya Acharya, Nitin Raisinghani, Sparsh Madaan, Vidyashree Hulkoti, Annadatha Akhilesh, Shivam Khanna, Divit Shah, Shubham Nimkar

Interleukin 6 and Its Correlation with COVID-19 in Terms of Outcomes in an Intensive Care Unit of a Rural Hospital: A Cross-sectional Study

[Year:2022] [Month:January] [Volume:26] [Number:1] [Pages:4] [Pages No:39 - 42]

Keywords: COVID-19, High-resolution computed tomography score, Interleukin 6, Neutrophil:lymphocyte ratio

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325

Original Article

Deepalakshmi Kaliyaperumal, Kumar Bhargavi, Karthikeyan Ramaraju, Krishna S Nair, Sudha Ramalingam, Murali Alagesan

Electrocardiographic Changes in COVID-19 Patients: A Hospital-based Descriptive Study

[Year:2022] [Month:January] [Volume:26] [Number:1] [Pages:6] [Pages No:43 - 48]

Keywords: Coronavirus disease-2019, Electrocardiogram change, Rate abnormalities, ST-T changes

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359

Original Article

Burhan Sami Kalın, Süleyman Özçaylak, İhsan Solmaz, Jehat Kılıç

Assessment of Risk Factors for Mortality in Patients in Medical Intensive Care Unit of a Tertiary Hospital

[Year:2022] [Month:January] [Volume:26] [Number:1] [Pages:4] [Pages No:49 - 52]

Keywords: Albumin, Comorbidity, Creatinine, Intensive care unit, Mortality

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271

Original Article

Gaurav Lambe, Dia Mansukhani, Shanaz Khodaiji, Anjali Shetty, Camilla Rodrigues, Farhad Kapadia

Immune Modulation and Cytomegalovirus Reactivation in Sepsis-induced Immunosuppression: A Pilot Study

[Year:2022] [Month:January] [Volume:26] [Number:1] [Pages:9] [Pages No:53 - 61]

Keywords: Cytomegalovirus reactivation, Interleukin-10, Interleukin-6, Immunosuppression, Programmed death-1, Sepsis, Tregs

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Original Article

Sukhyanti Kerai, Rahil Singh, Kirti N Saxena, Suraj D Desai, Anju R Bhalotra

A Retrospective Study on Experience of High-flow Nasal Cannula Oxygen in Critically Ill COVID-19 Adult Patients Admitted to Intensive Care Unit

[Year:2022] [Month:January] [Volume:26] [Number:1] [Pages:5] [Pages No:62 - 66]

Keywords: Acute hypoxemic respiratory failure (AHRF), COVID-19, High-flow nasal cannula (HFNC) oxygen therapy, Intensive care unit

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386

Original Article

Sarath Chandran, Aswathy Sasidharan, Vettakkara KM Niyas, Suresh Chandran

Clinical Performance of FilmArray Meningitis/Encephalitis Multiplex Polymerase Chain Reaction Panel in Central Nervous System Infections

[Year:2022] [Month:January] [Volume:26] [Number:1] [Pages:4] [Pages No:67 - 70]

Keywords: Acute meningitis, Encephalopathy, Polymerase chain reaction

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325

Original Article

Prakash Tendulkar, Pragya Pandey, Prasan K Panda, Ajeet S Bhadoria, Poorvi Kulshreshtha

Descriptive Epidemiology of COVID-19 Deaths during the First Wave of Pandemic in India: A Single-center Experience

[Year:2022] [Month:January] [Volume:26] [Number:1] [Pages:5] [Pages No:71 - 75]

Keywords: Coronavirus disease 2019, Mortality, Risk factors

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393

Original Article

Sukhyanti Kerai, Rahil Singh, Kirti N Saxena, Suraj D Desai

Assessment of Risk Factors for Coronavirus Disease-2019 in Healthcare Workers: A Case–Control Study

[Year:2022] [Month:January] [Volume:26] [Number:1] [Pages:9] [Pages No:76 - 84]

Keywords: COVID-19, Healthcare workers, Risk factors

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341

Original Article

Sunaina Tejpal Karna, Saurabh Trivedi, Pooja Singh, Alkesh Khurana, Revadi Gouroumourty, Brahmam Dodda, Jai Prakash Sharma, Amit Karna, Pranav Shrivastava, Aqeel Hussain, Vikas Gupta, Gankalyan Behera, Vaishali Waindeskar

Weaning Outcomes and 28-day Mortality after Tracheostomy in COVID-19 Patients in Central India: A Retrospective Observational Cohort Study

[Year:2022] [Month:January] [Volume:26] [Number:1] [Pages:9] [Pages No:85 - 93]

Keywords: COVID-19 patients, Intensive care, Mortality, Tracheostomy, Weaning success

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355

BRIEF RESEARCH COMMUNICATION

Jamileh Ramazani, Mohammad Hosseini

Prediction of Mortality in the Medical Intensive Care Unit with Serial Full Outline of Unresponsiveness Score in Elderly Patients

[Year:2022] [Month:January] [Volume:26] [Number:1] [Pages:6] [Pages No:94 - 99]

Keywords: Elderly, Full outline of unresponsiveness score, Medical intensive care, Nonsurvivors, Survivors

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224

BRIEF RESEARCH COMMUNICATION

Sonali Vadi, SAGAR SHAH, Sumiran Bajpe, Nimmi George, Arya Santhosh, Neha Sanwalka, Aparna Ramakrishnan

Mental Health Indices of Intensive Care Unit and Emergency Room Frontliners during the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Pandemic in India

[Year:2022] [Month:January] [Volume:26] [Number:1] [Pages:8] [Pages No:100 - 107]

Keywords: Emergency room, Frontline healthcare workers, Intensive care unit, Mental health survey, Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 pandemic

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453

SYSTEMATIC REVIEW

Saurabh C Sharda, Mandip S Bhatia

Etomidate Compared to Ketamine for Induction during Rapid Sequence Intubation: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

[Year:2022] [Month:January] [Volume:26] [Number:1] [Pages:6] [Pages No:108 - 113]

Keywords: Airway management, Endotracheal intubation, Etomidate, Intravenous anesthetics, Ketamine, Rapid sequence intubation

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652

SYSTEMATIC REVIEW

Armin Ahmed, Sulekha Saxena, Amita Pandey, Prabhakar Mishra, Afzal Azim

Analysis of Causes of Hepatic Dysfunction in Obstetric Patients in India: A Systematic Review

[Year:2022] [Month:January] [Volume:26] [Number:1] [Pages:9] [Pages No:114 - 122]

Keywords: Hepatic dysfunction, Obstetric patients, Preeclampsia, Viral hepatitis

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391

CASE SERIES

Edwin Pathrose, Nikhil M Bhagwat, David Chandy

“The Bitter Truth of Sugar”—Euglycemic Diabetic Ketoacidosis due to Sodium-glucose Cotransporter-2 Inhibitors: A Case Series

[Year:2022] [Month:January] [Volume:26] [Number:1] [Pages:4] [Pages No:123 - 126]

Keywords: Euglycemia, Gliflozins, Glycosuria, High anion gap metabolic acidosis, Intensive care unit, Oral hypoglycemic agents, Sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 inhibitors

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468

CASE REPORT

Krithika Varshini, Vithiya Ganesan, Jhansi Charles

Aerococcus viridans Bacteremia: A Rare Case Report from India

[Year:2022] [Month:January] [Volume:26] [Number:1] [Pages:2] [Pages No:127 - 128]

Keywords: Aeorococcus, Aerococcus viridans, Bloodstream infection

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309

CASE REPORT

Smita Sharma, Gyanendra Agrawal, Suryasnata Das

COVID-19-associated Pulmonary Cryptococcosis: A Rare Case Presentation

[Year:2022] [Month:January] [Volume:26] [Number:1] [Pages:4] [Pages No:129 - 132]

Keywords: Corticosteroids, COVID-19, Pulmonary cryptococcosis, Uncontrolled diabetes mellitus

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378

CASE REPORT

Pongpat Klumusuk, Pattarin Pirompanich

Unilateral Pulmonary Contusion after Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Complicated by Delayed Obstructive Atelectasis: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

[Year:2022] [Month:January] [Volume:26] [Number:1] [Pages:3] [Pages No:133 - 135]

Keywords: Bronchoscopy, Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, Obstructive atelectasis, Unilateral pulmonary contusion

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270

CASE REPORT

Ayhan Yaman

Severe Rhabdomyolysis and Acute Renal Failure Treated by Continuous Venovenous Hemodiafiltration in a Child with Diabetic Ketoacidosis

[Year:2022] [Month:January] [Volume:26] [Number:1] [Pages:3] [Pages No:136 - 138]

Keywords: Acute renal failure, Continuous venovenous hemodiafiltration, Critically ill, Diabetic ketoacidosis, Hypophosphatemia, Intensive care unit, Mechanical ventilation

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Kaustuv Dutta, Parthasarathy Satishchandra, Monjuri Borkotokey

Medium-chain Triglyceride Ketogenic Diet as a Treatment Strategy for Adult Super-refractory Status Epilepticus

[Year:2022] [Month:January] [Volume:26] [Number:1] [Pages:2] [Pages No:139 - 140]

Keywords: Classic ketogenic diet, Hypoxic-ischemic brain injury, Medium-chain triglyceride ketogenic diet, Refractory status epilepticus, Super-refractory status epilepticus

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352

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Ragesh R Nair, Pawan K Singh, Jeetendra Sharma, Isha Gambhir, Shivangi Khanna, Amit Kumar Jain, Rohan Haldar, Vikrant S Bhar

An Unusual Case of Pancytopenia: The Lessons Learnt

[Year:2022] [Month:January] [Volume:26] [Number:1] [Pages:4] [Pages No:141 - 144]

Keywords: Abnormal megakaryocytes, Arsenic poisoning, Erythroid dysplasia

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Vettakkara KM Niyas, Sujith M Thomas, Muraleedharan Raman, Wilson Aloysius, Bhuvanesh Mahendran

Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Adults and Adolescents Associated with COVID-19 Infection: A Single-center Experience

[Year:2022] [Month:January] [Volume:26] [Number:1] [Pages:4] [Pages No:145 - 148]

Keywords: Clinical features, COVID-19 infection, Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in adults

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A Thank You Note for Our Reviewers

[Year:2022] [Month:January] [Volume:26] [Number:1] [Pages:5] [Pages No:149 - 153]

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