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Editorial Board


Giovanni Landoni, MD
Prof Giovanni Landoni, MD, is currently Full Professor and Residency Program Director of Anesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine at Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy. He’s also Director of the Center for Intensive Care and Anesthesiology of San Raffaele Hospital in Milan, Italy. His strong clinical and research interests in intensive care and anesthesia resulted in more than 700 scientific publications in indexed journals, cited >20,000 times, h-index=75 on Scopus and 95 on Scholar, including randomized trials on NEJM, Lancet, and JAMA, and over 100 invitations in international congresses. He participated to 47 randomized controlled trials. Prof Landoni was Chief Investigator in successfully completed multicenter randomized clinical trials that randomized > 10,000 critically ill or perioperative patients over the last 10 years. He served as reviewer for over 50 journals (NEJM, JAMA, and The Lancet among others) and for foreign grant agencies, and he is member of the Editorial Board of several international journals.
Interests:Intensive Care; Anesthesiology; Emergency Medicine; Pain Medicine

Associate Editor

Diego Fornasari, MD, PhD (Section Editor)
Department of Medical Biotechnology and Translational Medicine (BIOMETRA), Università degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy; CNR - Institute of Neuroscience, Milan, Italy
Interests:Pharmacology; Pain Medicine; Clinical Pharmacology; Neuropharmacology
Ozgur Karcioglu, MD, FEMAT (Section Editor)
Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Health Sciences, Istanbul Education and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
Interests:Emergency Medicine; Resuscitation; Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation; Airway Management
Eleni Moka, MD, PhD, MSc, EDRA (Section Editor)
Department of Anaesthesiology, Creta InterClinic Hospital, Hellenic Healthcare Group, Heraklion-Crete, Greece
Interests:Regional Anesthesia; Cardiac Anesthesia; Pain Medicine
Joseph V. Pergolizzi, MD (Section Editor)
NEMA Research, Inc, Naples, USA
Interests:Pain Medicine; Acute and Chronic Pain; Anesthesiology; Perioperative Care
Jean-Louis VINCENT, MD, PhD
Department of Intensive Care Erasme University Hospital, Université Libre de Bruxelles Route de Lennik, Brussels, Belgium
Interests:Intensive Care; Sepsis; Acute Circulatory Failure (Circulatory Shock); Oxygen Transport; Haemodynamic Monitoring
Fabio Guarracino, MD
Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria, Pisa, Italy
Interests:Anesthesia; Intensive Care Medicine; Shock States; Perioperative Echocardiography; Hemodynamic Monitoring; ECMO
Marco Cascella, MD
Department of Medicine, Surgery and Dentistry, University of Salerno, Baronissi, 84081, Salerno, Italy
Interests:General Anesthesia Research; Pain Research; Cancer Pain Management; Infectious Diseases in ICU
A. S. Albahri, PhD
Iraqi Commission for Computers and Informatics (ICCI), Informatics Institute for Postgraduate Studies (IIPS), Baghdad, Iraq
Interests:Expert System; Multi-Criteria Decision Making (MCDM); Artificial Intelligence; Information Security in Medical Informatics and Clinical Practice

Editor Board Members

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