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Intensive Care Medicine

, Volume 42, Issue 3, pp 485–487 | Cite as

Escalation of therapy without evidence: a “may” does not imply a “should”!

  • M. HeringlakeEmail author
  • B. Bein
  • M. Buerke
  • D. Damjanovic
  • H. Ebelt
  • H. V. Groesdonk
  • A. Markewitz
  • M. Möckel
  • R. Moosdorf
  • K. Pilarczyk
  • D. A. Reuter
  • M. Sander
  • A. Schmitt
  • G. Trummer
  • S. Treskatsch
  • M. Von der Brelie
  • B. Zante
  • A. Zarbock
  • N. Haake
Correspondence

Keywords

Cardiogenic Shock Acute Heart Failure Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Circulatory Support Ventricular Assist Device 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Notes

Compliance with ethical standards

Conflicts of interest

On behalf of all authors, the corresponding author states that there is no conflict of interest.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Heringlake
    • 1
    Email author
  • B. Bein
    • 2
  • M. Buerke
    • 3
  • D. Damjanovic
    • 4
  • H. Ebelt
    • 5
  • H. V. Groesdonk
    • 6
  • A. Markewitz
    • 7
  • M. Möckel
    • 8
  • R. Moosdorf
    • 9
  • K. Pilarczyk
    • 10
  • D. A. Reuter
    • 11
  • M. Sander
    • 12
  • A. Schmitt
    • 13
  • G. Trummer
    • 14
  • S. Treskatsch
    • 15
  • M. Von der Brelie
    • 10
  • B. Zante
    • 16
  • A. Zarbock
    • 17
  • N. Haake
    • 10
  1. 1.Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care MedicineUniversity of LübeckLübeckGermany
  2. 2.Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care MedicineSt. Georg HospitalHamburgGermany
  3. 3.Department of Cardiology, Angiology, and Medical Intensive Care MedicineSt. Marien HospitalSiegenGermany
  4. 4.Department of AnesthesiologyUniversity Hospital FreiburgFreiburgGermany
  5. 5.Department of CardiologyCatholic “St. Johann Nepomuk” HospitalErfurtGermany
  6. 6.Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive CareSaarland University Medical CenterHomburgGermany
  7. 7.Department of Cardiovascular SurgeryGerman Armed Forces Central HospitalKoblenzGermany
  8. 8.Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of CardiologyCharité-Universitätsmedizin BerlinBerlinGermany
  9. 9.Department of Cardiac and Thoracic Vascular SurgeryUniversity Hospital Gießen and MarburgMarburgGermany
  10. 10.Department of Intensive Care MedicineImland Hospital RendsburgRendsburgGermany
  11. 11.Department of AnesthesiologyUniversity Hospital Hamburg EppendorfHamburgGermany
  12. 12.Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care MedicineUniversity Hospital Gießen and MarburgGiessenGermany
  13. 13.Department of Cardiac and Thoracic SurgeryHeart Center SaarVölklingenGermany
  14. 14.Department of Cardiovascular and Vascular SurgeryHeart Center University FreiburgFreiburgGermany
  15. 15.Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive CareCharité University Hospital, Charité Campus Mitte and Virchow KlinikumBerlinGermany
  16. 16.Department of Intensive Care Medicine, InselspitalUniversity Hospital BernBernSwitzerland
  17. 17.Department of Anesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain MedicineUniversity Hospital MünsterMünsterGermany

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