The results could help explain the heterogeneity of results in previous trials of nutritional support, particularly the lack of benefit seen in trials among critical care patients, the study authors said. ... Patients older than age 75 years who were
A letter published by the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine on March 23 looked at lung recruitability in 12 patients, finding that it was generally low but better ... Tocilizumab is listed a treatment option for severe or
I was very surprised to find that in the critical care literature there's actually very little to support administering antipsychotic drugs. ... Skrobik, professor of medicine and critical care at the Université de Montréal in Canada.
Results were published by Critical Care Medicine on Sept. 14. Overall, 22% of the ICU patients were found to be cognitively impaired, but only 2.5% had new and persistent impairment
Summaries from ACP Hospitalist Weekly. In a recent survey, about three-quarters of hospitalists reported providing critical care services, and almost two-thirds said they serve as primary physicians in the ... ICU. A total of 425 hospitalists completed
Mortality within 90 days and time spent in the ICU or on mechanical ventilation were similar whether patients were randomized to no sedation or light sedation with a daily interruption.
Critical care unit admission was required in a majority of these cases (53.9% for gabapentin and 73.5% for baclofen). ... Results were published by Critical Care Medicine on Nov. 18, 2019, and appeared in the February issue.
The guidelines were published March 27 by Critical Care Medicine.
But with help from an intensivist, respiratory therapist and nurse, non-ICU physicians can be invaluable in monitoring and coordinating care on the critical care team.”. ... The guidelines were published March 27 by Critical Care Medicine. This summary
However, they noted that these data should “inform in broad strokes” and that clinicians should keep in mind that most elderly patients can and do survive a critical illness. ... For elderly patients who receive critical care, the focus should be on