Issue 1 – January 2021

Volume 29, Issue 1 – January 2021

January 1, 2021

EEG in patients admitted after cardiac arrest: daily clinical practice

January 1, 2021

The role of electroencephalography (EEG) in patients admitted to your intensive care unit (ICU) after cardiac arrest has changed substantially in the last few years.…

Value of electroencephalography for prognosis and treatment of comatose patients after circulatory arrest

January 1, 2021

Abstract All comatose patients after circulatory arrest initially have a severely abnormal disturbed electroencephalogram. The speed of normalisation is a robust contributor to prediction of…

Late development of Takotsubo syndrome following intensive care unit discharge

January 1, 2021

Abstract Takotsubo syndrome (TTS), previously called Takotsubo cardiomyopathy and stress cardiomyopathy, is an acute form of regional heart failure that usually mimics acute myocardial infarction.…

Jaundice due to autoimmune haemolytic anaemia in a patient with Gram-negative septic shock

January 1, 2021

Abstract Toxic shock syndrome and sepsis-induced cholestasis are the foremost common causes of jaundice in the intensive care unit. A rare cause of jaundice is…

Validation of the Nursing Activities Score (NAS) using timeand-motion measurements in Dutch intensive care units

January 1, 2021

Abstract Background The Nursing Activities Score (NAS) is widely used for measuring the workload of intensive care unit (ICU) nurses. However, the performance of the…

Leptospira-induced acute disseminated encephalomyelitis

January 1, 2021

Abstract We describe a patient with acute disseminated encephalomyelitis following leptospira infection. This case highlights the importance of complete investigation for diagnosis and early treatment,…

Air configurations in the subarachnoid space, surrounding the gyri, most probably in vascular structures

A case of cerebral and coronary air embolism after flushing of a pleural drain

January 1, 2021

Abstract This report describes the case of a 64-year-old woman with loss of consciousness, forced deviation of the head and eyes, and signs of myocardial…

Treacher Collins syndrome: a case report

August 1, 2020

Abstract Treacher Collins syndrome is an inherited and rare, autosomal dominant condition that presents several craniofacial deformities at different levels. The disorder is characterised by…