Key messages

• The basic principles of fire safety are fire prevention, early detection, and appropriate responses designed to safeguard life and minimize the damage to property.

• Every intensive care unit should follow the site fire policy and procedure document backed up by its own standing orders covering actions to be taken on discovering a fire, use of fire extinguishers, what assistance to call and from where, the compartmental system of the unit, recognized evacuation routes for personnel and patients, designated holding points and staff rendezvous points, and indications for isolating pipelines.

• Currents as low as 10 A may provoke ventricular fibrillation via intracorporeal electrodes such as saline-filled central venous and pulmonary artery catheters.

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