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Education, care, support, and communication for patients, survivors, families, friends, medical personnel, and others affected by and/or interested in ARDS.
To promote the prevention and treatment of diseases of the chest through leadership, education, research, and communication.
The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) exists to support quality emergency medical care, and to promote the interests of emergency physicians.
Founded in 1904 to fight tuberculosis, ALA today fights lung disease in all its forms, with special emphasis on asthma, tobacco control and environmental health.
The American Society for Microbiology is the oldest and largest single life science membership organization in the world. ASM represents 25 disciplines of microbiological specialization plus a division for microbiology educators.
The American Thoracic Society was founded in 1905. The Society’s members help prevent and fight respiratory disease around the globe through research, education, patient care, and advocacy. The Society’s long-range goal is to decrease morbidity and mortality from respiratory disorders and life-threatening acute illnesses.
A European website in Spanish of Anaesthesia, Intensive Care and Pain Therapy, including information on sepsis and other themes of concern in revival.
Critical Care Forum is a unique online and print service which provides the critical care community with the fastest and most thorough update on new developments in all areas of critical care. It publishes literature reports, reviews, news, commentaries, primary papers and much more. Primary papers are offered to individuals FREE on the web.
The European Organization of Family Health Research (EOFHR) represents over 100 non-governmental and other not-for-profit organizations interested in protection the health of all Europeans and providing essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves.
ESCMID is a non-profit organization, whose mission is to improve the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of infectious diseases in Europe by promoting and supporting research, education and training in the infection disciplines.
The objective of the ESICM is the advancement and promotion of knowledge in intensive care medicine.
The IDSA represents physicians, scientists and other health care professionals who specialize in infectious diseases. IDSA’s purpose is to improve the health of individuals, communities, and society by promoting excellence in patient care, education, research, public health and prevention relating to infectious diseases.
IHI offers resources and services to help health care organizations make dramatic and long-lasting improvements that enhance clinical outcomes and reduce costs.
The Intensive Care Society is the representative body in the UK for intensive care professionals and patients and is dedicated to the delivery of the highest quality of critical care to patients. We perform many functions for the intensive care community, such as the production of guidelines and standards, organising national meetings, training courses and focus groups. We represent Intensive Care in wide ranging organisations from the Royal Colleges to the Department of Health and other organisations and societies with an associated stake or interest. We are also represented on the Intercollegiate Board for Training in Intensive Care Medicine.
The Society is based at Churchill House in London, also home to the Royal College of Anaesthetists, The College of Emergency Medicine and the British Pain Society.
The Intensive Care Society
Churchill House, 35 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4SG
Tel.020 7280 4350 Fax.020 7280 4369
ICU Management began as a critical care supplement to Hospital, the official Journal of the European Association of Hospital Managers. Due to its’ unprecedented popularity and continued success measured by its’ expanding readership, it has developed over the past five years into to the leading authority in critical care and emergency medicine management.
The International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine is held every year in March, in Brussels. Started in 1980, this meeting has become established as one of the largest in its field, now attracting more than 5000 participants from countries world-wide.
An internet gateway portal designed to bring useful and interesting microbiology informational resources to all interested.
The Sepsis Alliance is a 501(c)(3) public charity dedicated to the deployment of a global system supporting education, early recognition, effective management, and ultimately, a cure for sepsis.
A multidisciplinary, multispecialty, international organization whose mission is to secure the highest quality care for all critically ill patients by: Promoting the superiority of a multidisciplinary, ICU-based, intensivist-directed team for delivery of the highest quality, cost-efficient critical care.
Spearheaded by the ESICM (European Society of Intensive Care Medicine), ISF (International Sepsis Forum) and SCCM (Society of Critical Care Medicine), the Surviving Sepsis Campaign is aimed at improving the diagnosis, survival and management of patients with sepsis by addressing the challenges associated with it.
The Cardiopulmonary and Critical Care Journal is the official publication of the American College of Chest Physicians. Each month it features cutting edge clinical investigations in the multidisciplinary specialties of chest medicine, such as pulmonology, cardiology, thoracic surgery, transplantation, sleep and breathing, airways disease, and more
Journal of Intensive Care Medicine keeps you thoroughly informed about the rapidly changing world of intensive care through original research, editorials, analytic reviews, procedural and technological updates, and large-scale clinical series.
JAMA began publication in 1883 and is an international peer-reviewed general medical journal to promote the science and art of medicine and the betterment of the public health. Click here for the JAMA Page on Sepsis.
Each week, the Journal presents major reports of clinical research, review articles, opinion, and policy updates. Over 240,000 clinicians and other medical professionals in more than 120 countries subscribe to the Journal.
Journal Watch Infectious Diseases
A subscription based service at which more than 80 physician editors systematically review and filter the most important findings from more than 180 medical and scientific journals. Their concise summaries and insightful commentary are conveniently delivered to you in the medium of your choosing – print, e-mail, or the Web – so that you can spend more time treating patients.
Other General Links
The COPD Learning Center
Designed to be your one-stop destination for anything you can think of that is about or related to health.
Displays Medical conferences and courses.
A new educational e-learning programme designed to educate surgical trainees with regard to prevention of infection in surgical patients. As part of of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, this website is part of a two year project designed to create effective and exportable education models for surgeons in training.