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Hospitals put rapid response systems into play

DeVita, FACP, professor of critical care medicine and internal medicine at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Presbyterian Hospital, which formed its rapid response system in 1988. ... In our rural hospital, it's worth it,” said Dorothy A.
March 2007

Precourse provides pneumonia pearls

Bacteria causes pneumonia, and pneumonia, in turn, has recently generated its own new data and some controversies, attendees learned at an Internal Medicine Meeting precourse on critical care. ... 1, 2017, American Journal of Respiratory and Critical
April 2018

Coding corner

Q: Can I code for critical care services if my patient is outside of a critical care unit? ... Critical care services should not be routinely reported just because a patient is in an ICU.
April 2008


Results were published on March 13 by Critical Care Medicine. A total of 37,050 patients met the eligibility criteria, and 79% received VTE pharmacoprophylaxis.
March 2020

Predicting sepsis and its trajectory

A study published in the November Critical Care Medicine identified heparin-binding protein as a potential new biomarker. ... septic shock between 4 and 48 hours later, according to results published in the May Critical Care Medicine.
December 2015

ICU staffed by NPs had similar mortality, costs to traditional resident staffing model

Both ICUs were supervised by an attending critical care physician during the day and had access to a critical care fellow 24 hours a day. ... Results were published by Critical Care Medicine on Sept. 18. Patients in the NP-staffed ICU were older (63 vs.
September 2016

Doctor, don't be a hero: Getting VAP to zero takes teamwork

the Practice Guidelines Committee of the Canadian Critical Care Society and Canadian Critical Care Trials Group. ... Holly, RN, critical care clinical nurse specialist, rounded on each patient every day to assess VAP initiative compliance.
September 2007

Pulmonary rehab

care plus the video, which was viewed on a handheld tablet at discharge. ... The study results were published March 17 by the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.
March 2020

In the News

Recommendations on shared decision making in critical care were released jointly recently by the American College of Critical Care Medicine and American Thoracic Society. ... The statement was published in the January Critical Care Medicine. Nearly
February 2016

Sodium bicarbonate did not improve survival in ICU patients with metabolic acidemia

The trial randomized adult patients with severe metabolic acidemia within 48 hours of ICU admission to either 4.2% IV sodium bicarbonate infusion to maintain arterial pH above 7.30 or no sodium bicarbonate.
June 2018

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