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The ESCMID Study Group for Infections in Critically Ill Patients (ESGCIP) published two papers funded by ESCMID with a Study Group Research Grant of 30’000 euros. In these two papers, authors evaluated the predictive accuracy for outcomes of ventilator-associated events in critically ill children and adults. Peña-López and colleagues focused on a cohort of children and compared outcome-predicting algorithms based on surveillance definitions of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (2008 and 2013) with a new algorithm (Ped-VAE) developed specifically for children. Ramírez‑Estrada and colleagues studied instead a cohort of 244 adult patients.


Jordi Rello, Hakan Leblebicioglu, on behalf of the members of ESGCIP. Int J Infect Dis. 2016 Jul;48:120-2. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2016.04.017. Epub 2016 Apr 25.

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Leblebicioglu H, Rodriguez-Morales AJ, Rossolini GM, López-Vélez R, Zahar JR, Rello J; ESGCIP and ESGITM. Int J Infect Dis. 2016 Jul;48:113-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2016.04.019. Epub 2016 Apr 28.

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Rello J, Manuel O, Eggimann P, Richards G, Wejse C, Petersen JE, Zacharowski K, Leblebicioglu H; ESGCIP and ESGITM. Int J Infect Dis. 2016 Jul;48:104-12. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2016.04.020. Epub 2016 Apr 28.

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Solé-Lleonart C, Roberts JA, Chastre J, Poulakou G, Palmer LB, Blot S, Felton T, Bassetti M, Luyt CE, Pereira JM, Riera J, Welte T, Qiu H, Rouby JJ, Rello J; ESGCIP Investigators. Clin Microbiol Infect. 2016 Apr;22(4):359-64. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2015.12.016. Epub 2015 Dec 23.

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ESCMID PGEC Hot Topics on Infections in the Critically Ill Patient

Nafplio, Greece, June 2013

Course material in the ESCMID OLL


ESCMID PGEC Innovation in Severe Acute Respiratory Infections (SARI)

Sitges, Spain, January 2012

Course material in the ESCMID OLL