Brief News

1/6/2020

High-Dose Vitamin C Therapy Was Associated with Reduced Mortality in Patients with Severe Burns.

12/31/2019

In adults with severe TBI, prehospital rapid sequence intubation by paramedics increases the rate of favorable neurologic outcome.

12/25/2019

Succinylcholine may be slightly better than Rocuronium for out of hospital intubation.

12/21/2019

Increasing D Dimer cut off to 1000 can safely eliminate more CTs.

12/20/2019

Tranexamic Acid Improves Outcomes in TBI.

12/19/2019

Prophylactic Acyclovir does not work for Mechanically Ventilated Patients With Herpes Simplex Virus Oropharyngeal Reactivation.

12/15/2019

No benefit of Early High-Dose Vitamin D3 for Critically Ill, Vitamin D–Deficient Patients.

12/9/2019

33 degree targeted temperature shows better neurological outcome in a retrospective study.

12/6/2019

Admission hypothermia associated with worse outcome than hyperthermia.

11/30/2019

Continuous IV administration of epinephrine as inotropic/vasopressor agent is not associated with a worse outcome in critically ill patients.

11/26/2019

Low-Dose Colchicine after Myocardial Infarction significantly lower risk of ischemic cardiovascular events.

11/25/2019

Beta blockers double the risk of Acute Exacerbations of COPD.

11/24/2019

FDA approves Cefiderocol for cUTI. New hope for MDR GNBs.

11/20/2019

 

Intravenous contrast does not lead to permanent dialysis dependency in patients with acute kidney injury.

11/19/2019

Tranexamic acid may improve mortality in patients with hemoptysis.

11/18/2019

Dexmedetomidine Reduces Atrial Fibrillation After Adult Cardiac Surgery. 

11/17/2019

Central location of ETT causes more mouth ulcers.

11/15/2019

ICU beds with copper surfaces may retain fewer bacteria. 

11/14/2019

Avoid probiotics in ICU to prevent central line infections.

11/7/2019

Vit E acetate identified as possible culprit for Vaping induced lung injury.

11/5/2019

AI outperforms clinicians’ judgment in triaging postoperative patients for intensive care.

11/3/2019

Lower Urinary chloride concentration as a prognostic marker(associated with increased mortality, cutoff 53mEQ/ L) in critically ill patients. 

Elevated plasma Histone H4 levels correlate with development of septic cardiomyopathy.

Bacteriophages Improve Outcomes in Experimental Staphylococcus aureus Ventilator-associated Pneumonia

1/21/2019

Safety of the Peripheral Administration of Vasopressor Agents.

Chest compressions should start when systolic arterial blood pressure is below 50 mm Hg in the anaesthetised patient.Read more
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