Dr Fernando Zampieri MD PhD published a thought provoking article in ICU management and practice. This takes an example of use of CRP in diagnosing ventilator associated pneumonia and various clinician biases. In the end, there is an exhaustive list of things which we do today which are not proven to be beneficial.
Antonio Paulo Nassar Junior, Bruno Adler Maccagnan Pinheiro Besen et el published a meta analysis and systematic review in critical care medicine about restrictive and flexible visiting policies in ICUs. BACKGROUND Most ICUs worldwide place restrictions on visiting patients due to fear of infection, disorganization of care and increased workload on staff. Liberal visiting hours have … Read more Flexible Versus Restrictive Visiting Policies in ICUs