Table of Contents

Original Article

Mechanical Ventilators Availability Survey in Thai ICUs (ICU-RESOURCE I Study) 1
Chittawatanarat K, Bunburaphong T, Champunot R PDF
Survey of Respiratory Support for Intensive Care Patients in 10 Tertiary Hospital of Thailand 8
Chittawatanarat K, Jaikriengkrai K, Permpikul C PDF
Cardiopulmonary Monitoring in Thai ICUs (ICU-RESOURCE I Study) 15
Chittawatanarat K, Wattanathum A, Chaiwat O PDF
Effects of ICU Characters, Human Resources and Workload to Outcome Indicators in Thai ICUs: The Results of ICU-RESOURCE I Study 22
Chittawatanarat K, Sataworn D, Thongchai C PDF
Non-Cardiopulmonary Monitoring in Thai-ICU (ICU-RESOURCE I Study) 31
Chittawatanarat K, Morakul S, Thawitsri T PDF
Characters of Physician and Nurse Staffing in Thai Intensive Care Units (ICU-RESOURCE I Study) 38
Chittawatanarat K, Bhurayanontachai R, Thongchai C PDF
A Multi-Center Thai University-Based Surgical Intensive Care Units Study (THAI-SICU Study): Methodology and ICU Characteristics 45
Chittawatanarat K, Chaiwat O, Morakul S, Pipanmekaporn T, Thawitsri T, Wacharasint P, Fuengfoo P, Chatmongkolchart S, Akaraborworn O, Pathonsamit C, Poopipatpab S, Chanthawong S, Chau-In W, Kusumaphanyo C, Buppha P, Charuluxananan S, Kongsayreepong S PDF
Clinical Validation of Pulse Contour and Pulse Wave Transit Time-Based Continuous Cardiac Output Analyses in Thai Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery 55
Wacharasint P, Kunakorn P, Pankongsap P, Preechanukul R PDF
Incidence and Risk Factors for Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit, Siriraj Hospital 61
Nakaviroj S, Cherdrungsi R, Chaiwat O PDF
The Impact of Intensive Care Unit Admissions Following Early Resuscitation on the Outcome of Patients with Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock 69
Tongyoo S, Viarasilpa T, Permpikul C PDF
Mortality Correlation Factors in Patients with Lymphoma and Acute Myeloid Leukemia Admitted into the Intensive Care Unit at a Referral Center in the South of Thailand 77
Khwankeaw J, Bhurayanontachai R PDF
Transthoracic Echocardiogram for the Diagnosis of Right Ventricular Dysfunction in Critically Ill Patients 84
Tongyoo S, Sangnopakunsri W, Permpikul C PDF
Microbiology, Risk Factors and Mortality of Patients with Intravenous Catheter Related Blood Stream Infections in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit: A Five-Year, Concurrent, Case-Controlled Study 93
Cheewinmethasiri J, Chittawatanarat K, Chandacham K, Jirapongchareonlap T, Chotirosniramit N PDF
Cost Effectiveness Analysis of an Initial ICU Admission as Compared To a Delayed ICU Admission in Patients with Severe Sepsis or in Septic Shock 102
Champunot R, Thawitsri T, Kamsawang N, Sirichote V, Nopmaneejumruslers C PDF
Thai-Shock Survey 2013: Survey of Shock Management in Thailand 108
Chittawatanarat K, Patjanasoontorn B, Rungruanghiranya S PDF

Special Article

Do We Need to Lose more Lives Unnecessarily? It is Time to Call for more Intensivists in Thailand 119
Somboonviboon W PDF
A Critical Look at Critical Care Medicine in Thailand Critical Care Services and Critical Care Workforce: The Current Situation and a Future Perspective 121
Patjanasoontorn B PDF
The Role of Health Information Technology on Critical Care Services in Thailand 127
Wacharasint P PDF
The Role of the Hospitalists in the Workforce to address the Shortages of Intensivists in Hospitals Here in Thailand 132
Pisitsak C, Champunot R, Morakul S PDF
Pitfalls in the Management of Sepsis in Thailand 137
Sawawiboon C PDF
Pitfalls in Fluid Management for Critically Ill Patients in Thailand 142
Kongsayreepong S PDF
Pitfalls of Mechanical Ventilation in Thailand 150
Bunburaphong T PDF