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Is it time to end routine catheter replacement?

O’Grady, MD, an infectious disease specialist in the department of critical care medicine at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md. ... Replacing PVCs as clinically indicated requires that hospitals tighten up their insertion and care
January 2013

Measure of the month: coronary artery disease

advance care plan,. VAP prevention (head elevation), and. CRBSI prevention (CVC insertion protocol). ... Dr. Kirkland is a hospitalist at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., and a critical care specialist at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis.
November 2008

Noninvasive positive-pressure ventilation

treat of 13 and 8, respectively, compared to standard medical care. ... Dr. Kirkland is a hospitalist at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., a critical care specialist at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis, and a member of ACP Hospitalist's
September 2010

Owning your medical mistakes

But the critical care team has it under control,” they told me. ... The truth is that I took good care of a patient, but at one point in his care screwed up.
November 2010

Getting rid of unnecessary alarms

Intensive care units have another advantage over general medicine wards, and that's an increased ratio of nurses. ... By showing their own personal data from the unit, it really helped make it meaningful to them,” said Stacy Jepsen, MS, a clinical
February 2015

Surviving Sepsis Campaign adopts Sepsis-3 definition

The 2017 Surviving Sepsis Campaign (SSC) guidelines, published in the March 2017 issue of Critical Care Medicine, announced the Campaign's adoption of the Sepsis-3 definition of sepsis as ... If physicians do not follow these SEP-1 definitions, a
April 2017

A passion for patients—and animals, too

Specialty: Pulmonary disease and critical care medicine. Something I wished I'd learned in medical school: We were trained to be very clinical and detached in our relationships with our patients. ... As my practice went along, I became more involved in
January 2009

Internal Medicine 2009 sessions combine new offerings with old favorites

Pre-courses will cover critical care, cardiology, HIV/AIDS, drug therapies and leadership skills. ... Current political events inspired several new sessions. A Friday afternoon session will look at President Obama's accomplishments on health care reform
March 2009

Hospitals and homes

The idea that hospital-level care could be provided in patients' homes has been around for decades. ... Speaking of detecting, alert critical care specialists were some of the first to figure out electronic cigarette or vaping product use-associated lung
March 2020

Letter from the Editor

This issue features stories on ICU care, resident training, and perioperative care for cancer patients, among others. ... Solutions are at hand, however, as studies suggest that having discussions with family about care preferences, training clinicians
February 2013

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