Results were published by Critical Care Medicine on April 12. This pilot study was too small to prove superiority or noninferiority of the restrictive strategy, but it does suggest that after ... Results were published by the American Journal of
Recent research supports the importance of adhering to GOLD guidelines on drug treatment for exacerbations, noted Gulshan Sharma, MD, MPH, pulmonary and critical care specialist at the University of Texas Medical ... Most hospitalists correctly diagnose
From 1996 to 2010, primary diagnoses of patients admitted to critical care units substantially shifted with fewer being cardiac-related and more being infection-related, a new study found. ... Results of the retrospective cohort study were published
Twenty-six percent of patients and surrogates disagreed with clinicians about whether too much treatment was administered, while 10% disagreed about whether too little treatment was administered.
He hopes to remedy that gap within the next two years by convening a panel of experts, including PICC nurses, interventional radiologists, critical care physicians, policymakers and hospitalists, to develop ... Dr. Umscheid and colleagues recently
measures. Efforts in recent years to improve sepsis care have been successful, according to two new studies. ... Results were published by Critical Care Medicine on July 15. Risk of in-hospital death was significantly lower among patients with suspected
This benefit is attributable to the reduction in the occurrence of health care–acquired pneumonia with NPPV compared to endotracheal intubation. ... Either portable pressure-limited “bilevel” or “critical care” ventilators can be used, although
The bundle included head-of-bed elevation, use of subglottic secretion drainage endotracheal tubes, oral care, chlorhexidine mouth care, and daily spontaneous awakening and breathing trials. ... Results were published online by Critical Care Medicine on
The analysis, published in the August 2018 Critical Care Medicine, examined whether family involvement in rounds impacted length of rounds, trainee teaching, or round quality. ... White, vice chair and UPMC endowed professor for ethics in critical care
The trial was conducted in 18 intensive care units in Spain from January 2016 to April 2017.