Anita Caron

Electrocardiographic changes typical for Wellens’ syndrome

February 8, 2023

A 77-year-old male was admitted with COVID-19 requiring intubation, prone positioning and treatment for bilateral segmental pulmonary embolism. Medical history consisted of type 2 diabetes…

Post-anoxic encephalopathy after suicide attempt using the helium method

February 1, 2023

Abstract A 48-year-old male presented to our emergency department after a suicide attempt using the helium method. This increasingly popular method of inhaling helium rapidly…

Difficult decision-making in ICU patients with suspected advanced cancer: an illustrative case

February 1, 2023

Abstract Meigs syndrome is a rare clinical entity of benign origin in which a triad of ovarian tumour (usually ovarian fibroma or fibroid-like tumour), hydrothorax…

Air embolism after lung biopsy: A case report

February 1, 2023

Abstract Air embolism is the entry of gas into vascular structures. It is a rare life-threatening complication of several medical procedures, in particular lung biopsy…

Antisynthetase syndrome, a rare cause of respiratory failure

February 1, 2023

Abstract A 72-year-old patient was admitted to the intensive care unit with respiratory failure due to rapidly progressive interstitial lung disease (ILD). All cultures and…

A change is gonna come…

February 1, 2023

Every couple of years the Netherlands Journal of Critical Care replaces the editor in chief and his/her entourage. After taking on this role in 2018,…

At least he didn’t miss his train…

November 24, 2022

Case A 35-year-old male presented to the emergency room (ER) with acute dyspnoea (SpO2 98%), pain and absent breathing sounds over the left hemithorax and…

Treat the lungs and wait for the brain in COVID-19: a case report of severe COVID-19 encephalopathy

November 24, 2022

Abstract Encephalopathy is a severe and underestimated neurological complication of COVID-19 infection, with a high prevalence in COVID-19 patients in intensive care. We present a…

An 85-year old patient with severe ongoing bleeding

November 24, 2022

Abstract In this case report, we describe an 85-year-old female patient who presented with a rare but important problem of anticoagulant rebound complicating dabigatran use.…

What is this CVVHD device telling you about your patient?

November 24, 2022

A 74-year-old man was admitted to the haematology ward because of acute promyelocytic leukaemia and treated with all-trans retinoic acid and arsenic trioxide. Treatment was…