The American College of Critical Care Medicine (ACCM) has revised its clinical practice guidelines for managing pain, agitation and delirium in critically ill adults. ... The guidelines update those released in 2002 and appear in January's Critical Care
Kellum, MD, a professor of critical care medicine at the University of Pittsburgh. ... We as researchers scratch our heads,” said Dr. Thakar. “Maybe overall intensive care has improved.
Results were published by Critical Care Medicine on April 12 and appeared in the July issue. ... Results were published by the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine on April 15 and appeared in the Sept.
The guideline was published online Oct. 1 by the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. ... Given the ‘critical mass' of interested researchers and collaboration between the traditionally siloed disciplines of surgery, medicine,
The randomized trial's findings support close examination of ICU admission decisions, with the potential to safely reduce ICU beds, care, and costs, according to an accompanying editorial. ... ICU admission decisions, with the potential to safely reduce
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
Acetazolamide may not significantly reduce mechanical ventilation time in COPD patients, study finds
The double-blind DIABOLO trial, conducted from October 2011 through July 2014 in 15 ICUs in France, studied 380 adult patients with a history of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) who required invasive ventilation.
But the acute deterioration in thinking and attention can and should be more frequently prevented, according to geriatricians and critical care specialists. ... Early in 2013, the Society of Critical Care Medicine issued guidelines for the management of
The study results were published online by Critical Care Medicine on Oct. ... 17. The study included 1,097 patients with clinically confirmed hematologic malignancy who were admitted to the ICU for acute care or for a surgical indication.
Having multiple critical events occur on a ward increased the likelihood of additional events even more. ... and critical care medicine at University of Chicago Hospitals.