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
Score may predict Pneumocystis pneumonia in ICU patients with hematologic malignancies and acute respiratory failure
The study results were published July 11 by the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.
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.
A clinical update published by JAMA on March 11 offered an overview of the existing data on critical care for patients with COVID-19. ... It provided some factors associated with need for critical care, including older age (median age of approximately 60
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 online on Feb. 1 by Critical Care Medicine.
At a lot of other hospitals, which don't have in-house critical care 24/7, the patient may go to the ICU under the care of a hospitalist. ... Inova Fairfax Hospital's approach to stroke—which also includes 24/7 access to MRI, computed tomography and
The study results were published online May 7 by Critical Care Medicine. ... The researchers noted that their study observed care only during rounds and that their results may reflect intrinsic bias and may not be generalizable.
For PE in critically ill, half-dose alteplase associated with more treatment escalation than full dose
The study results were published by Critical Care Medicine on July 2. ... Mortality rates and rates of bleeding and adverse events were similar between regimens, but escalation of care was more likely with the lower alteplase dose, they said.
A 19-year-old woman is admitted to the intensive care unit because of Neisseria meningitidis meningitis. ... Although medical patients in critical care units have an increased risk for thromboembolism, that risk would be lessened in a young patient who