The gut in critical Illness: A perspective in five acts

Marshall - The Gut in Critical Illness: A Perspective in Five Acts

That the gastrointestinal tract exerts an important, but unseen role in the pathogenesis of human disease has been a recurring theme over recorded human history. The Egyptians believed that a factor from the gut known as “ukhedu”, or “something disgusting”, was a factor in disease. At the turn of the century, and based on the ideas of Elie Metchnikoff, the […]

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Its Emergency week on LITFL so heres a redux for ICN. The very handsome Karim Brohi.

Karim Brohi, MD

Karim Brohi. Professor of Vascular and Trauma Surgery in the UK’s number one Trauma centre. This is the home of London HEMS. He is the creator of Trauma.org and ACOTS. And he likes bicycles! Brilliant. How does this guy get to be this good? Funnily enough the start of Karims research journey is one that us mere mortals can relate to. He […]

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