ICU

Yet another COVID-19 special

January 4, 2022

Almost a year ago, the Netherlands Journal of Critical Care published a special¬† COVID-19 edition. In the editorial of that issue I wrote ‘Hopefully, the…

Sleep medication and sedative use in Dutch intensive care units: a nationwide survey

September 1, 2021

Abstract Background: Intensive care patients often suffer from short, fragmented and low-quality sleep. Poor sleep can cause prolonged mechanical ventilation, delirium and deranged metabolic function.…

One year of COVID-19 in the Netherlands – a Dutch narrative

March 1, 2021

‘It is easy to be wise after the event’ (Sir Arthur Conan Doyle) A novel zoonotic corona virus hits the Netherlands In December 2019, China…