Maintaining upright positioning and adequate positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEP) are important in managing obese ventilated patients.
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Insight from UCSF's Management of the Hospitalized Patient conference. ... Josephson during a session at UCSF's Management of the Hospitalized Patient conference, held in San Francisco last October.
Adding methadone to opioids can help with intractable pain.
Fonarow. To make a start toward resolving this costly, damaging problem, he and other researchers at the conference discussed the potential of different strategies, particularly telemedicine, to focus this attention effectively.
An expert reviews the evidence on mean arterial pressure targets and various vasopressors.
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Subsequent bundled payments programs have provided additional impetus. Clinicians and researchers speaking at the conference described some of the resulting readmission-reduction research and outcomes. ... Seppo Rinne, MD, PhD, has worked to answer that
Best uses include acute hypercarbic respiratory failure in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and acute cardiogenic pulmonary edema.
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