Siegal, a critical care physician at Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center in Milwaukee. ... Fundamentals of Critical Care Support from the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM).
inhibitors (PPIs), histamine-2 receptor antagonists (H2RAs), or sucralfate, as well as no prophylaxis, in critically ill patients in the intensive care unit. ... The panel noted that clinicians should ensure acid suppression medications are stopped after
Dr. Nelson recommends offering palliative care to all critical care patients and their families, regardless of the individual circumstances. ... Misperception of palliative care and critical care as mutually exclusive or sequential rather than
Among them, say goodbye to health care-associated pneumonia (HCAP), and be on the lookout for Pseudomonas aeruginosa and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). ... Niederman, MD, MACP, co-chair of the 2005 nosocomial pneumonia guideline
A new policy statement from several critical care organizations offered 4 recommendations to prevent and manage intractable disagreements about life-prolonging medical treatments for patients in intensive care. ... The statement was published online May
said. Critical care physicians vary widely in their estimates of ICU benefit, according to a recent study. ... Results were published online Oct. 9, 2018, and in print in January 2019 by Critical Care Medicine.
The phase 3 trial was stopped early after ICU patients with a baseline 25-hydroxyvitamin D level under 20 ng/mL had similar outcomes whether they were randomized to a single 540,000 IU-dose of vitamin D3 or placebo.
Nutritional status is not body mass index,” summarized Dr. Christopher, who is a nephrologist and critical care specialist at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. ... Do they live on fast food or high-calorie but poor nutrition foods?” said Lisa
Researchers in the United Kingdom performed a prospective cohort study of data from consecutive patients treated in a medical/surgical critical care unit between Aug. ... The study results were published in the March 15 American Journal of Respiratory
Results were published online on Feb. 1 by Critical Care Medicine and appeared in the May issue.