Critical care medicine (Crit Care Med)

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1 APACHE II: a severity of disease classification system. 1985 69.83
2 Epidemiology of severe sepsis in the United States: analysis of incidence, outcome, and associated costs of care. 2001 46.58
3 Surviving sepsis campaign: international guidelines for management of severe sepsis and septic shock: 2012. 2013 39.56
4 Surviving Sepsis Campaign: international guidelines for management of severe sepsis and septic shock: 2008. 2008 31.57
5 2001 SCCM/ESICM/ACCP/ATS/SIS International Sepsis Definitions Conference. 2003 28.68
6 Surviving Sepsis Campaign guidelines for management of severe sepsis and septic shock. 2004 24.47
7 Duration of hypotension before initiation of effective antimicrobial therapy is the critical determinant of survival in human septic shock. 2006 23.62
8 American College of Chest Physicians/Society of Critical Care Medicine Consensus Conference: definitions for sepsis and organ failure and guidelines for the use of innovative therapies in sepsis. 1992 20.79
9 Use of the SOFA score to assess the incidence of organ dysfunction/failure in intensive care units: results of a multicenter, prospective study. Working group on "sepsis-related problems" of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine. 1998 13.94
10 Sepsis in European intensive care units: results of the SOAP study. 2006 11.78
11 Clinical practice guidelines for the management of pain, agitation, and delirium in adult patients in the intensive care unit. 2013 11.44
12 Multiple organ dysfunction score: a reliable descriptor of a complex clinical outcome. 1995 10.29
13 Rapid increase in hospitalization and mortality rates for severe sepsis in the United States: a trend analysis from 1993 to 2003. 2007 10.02
14 Clinical practice guidelines for the sustained use of sedatives and analgesics in the critically ill adult. 2002 9.74
15 APACHE-acute physiology and chronic health evaluation: a physiologically based classification system. 1981 9.14
16 Use of intensive care at the end of life in the United States: an epidemiologic study. 2004 9.06
17 Multiparameter Intelligent Monitoring in Intensive Care II: a public-access intensive care unit database. 2011 8.31
18 Severe hypoglycemia in critically ill patients: risk factors and outcomes. 2007 7.90
19 Nosocomial infections in medical intensive care units in the United States. National Nosocomial Infections Surveillance System. 1999 7.90
20 Effect of acute renal failure requiring renal replacement therapy on outcome in critically ill patients. 2002 7.60
21 Clinical practice parameters for hemodynamic support of pediatric and neonatal septic shock: 2007 update from the American College of Critical Care Medicine. 2009 7.55
22 PRISM III: an updated Pediatric Risk of Mortality score. 1996 7.32
23 Apoptotic cell death in patients with sepsis, shock, and multiple organ dysfunction. 1999 7.24
24 The LRINEC (Laboratory Risk Indicator for Necrotizing Fasciitis) score: a tool for distinguishing necrotizing fasciitis from other soft tissue infections. 2004 7.23
25 Evaluation of delirium in critically ill patients: validation of the Confusion Assessment Method for the Intensive Care Unit (CAM-ICU). 2001 7.14
26 An assessment of the RIFLE criteria for acute renal failure in hospitalized patients. 2006 6.87
27 Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation (APACHE) IV: hospital mortality assessment for today's critically ill patients. 2006 6.79
28 Fluid resuscitation in septic shock: a positive fluid balance and elevated central venous pressure are associated with increased mortality. 2011 6.79
29 The Surviving Sepsis Campaign: results of an international guideline-based performance improvement program targeting severe sepsis. 2010 6.69
30 Double-Blind Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial of Dopamine Versus Epinephrine as First-Line Vasoactive Drugs in Pediatric Septic Shock. 2015 6.64
31 A prospective, randomized, study comparing early percutaneous dilational tracheotomy to prolonged translaryngeal intubation (delayed tracheotomy) in critically ill medical patients. 2004 6.45
32 Impact of time to antibiotics on survival in patients with severe sepsis or septic shock in whom early goal-directed therapy was initiated in the emergency department. 2010 6.35
33 Critical care medicine in the United States 2000-2005: an analysis of bed numbers, occupancy rates, payer mix, and costs. 2010 6.26
34 Body mass index is associated with hospital mortality in critically ill patients: an observational cohort study. 2013 6.16
35 Benchmarking the incidence and mortality of severe sepsis in the United States. 2013 6.04
36 The risk of catheter-related bloodstream infection with femoral venous catheters as compared to subclavian and internal jugular venous catheters: a systematic review of the literature and meta-analysis. 2012 6.02
37 Relieving suffering or intentionally hastening death: where do you draw the line? 2008 6.02
38 The Impact of Timing of Antibiotics on Outcomes in Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. 2015 6.00
39 National estimates of severe sepsis in United States emergency departments. 2007 5.99
40 Outcome benefit of intensive insulin therapy in the critically ill: Insulin dose versus glycemic control. 2003 5.92
41 Persistent microcirculatory alterations are associated with organ failure and death in patients with septic shock. 2004 5.90
42 Association between the choice of IV crystalloid and in-hospital mortality among critically ill adults with sepsis*. 2014 5.89
43 Pediatric risk of mortality (PRISM) score. 1988 5.89
44 Perioperative fluid therapy with tetrastarch and gelatin in cardiac surgery--a prospective sequential analysis*. 2013 5.88
45 Effect of intracranial pressure monitoring and targeted intensive care on functional outcome after severe head injury. 2005 5.85
46 Acute kidney injury in the intensive care unit according to RIFLE. 2007 5.80
47 Lower tidal volume ventilation and plasma cytokine markers of inflammation in patients with acute lung injury. 2005 5.76
48 Empiric antibiotic treatment reduces mortality in severe sepsis and septic shock from the first hour: results from a guideline-based performance improvement program. 2014 5.70
49 Complications of central venous catheters: internal jugular versus subclavian access--a systematic review. 2002 5.69
50 Early lactate clearance is associated with improved outcome in severe sepsis and septic shock. 2004 5.64
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