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No difference found for moderate vs. mild hypothermia for comatose survivors of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

There may not be a single, optimal target temperature for all patients with cardiac arrest, noted the authors of a trial that compared target temperatures of 31 °C and 34 °C. The effects of therapeutic hypothermia could be modulated by several clinical variables, they suggested.
27 Oct 2021

Treatment combos, ECMO outcomes, vaccine protection in COVID-19

Recent studies compared baricitinib with dexamethasone in COVID-19 patients requiring oxygen, assessed outcomes of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) over time, and found that the vaccines continue to reduce risk for ICU admission and death despite new variants' emergence.
1 Jun 2022

Active strategy to diagnose PE in COPD inpatients did not improve outcomes

A Spanish trial found that using d-dimer testing and, if positive, a CT pulmonary angiogram to diagnose pulmonary embolism (PE) did not affect risk of death, clot, or readmission in patients hospitalized for exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
20 Oct 2021

Patients treated for syncope have similar motor vehicle crash risk as other ED patients

Patients treated in an ED for syncope had a crash rate of 12.2 per 100 driver-years, compared to 13.2 in patients treated in the ED for other conditions and 8.2 in the general population, a retrospective study in Canada found.
3 Aug 2022

Immediate catheter drainage not superior to delayed in infected necrotizing pancreatitis

A trial found that catheter drainage within 24 hours was associated with similar complications but a greater number of interventions compared to drainage that was delayed until the development of walled-off necrosis.
20 Oct 2021

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15 Jul 2016

COPD transitions, afib in sepsis

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15 Jun 2019

1 in 5 patients had adverse event after ICU discharge to hospital ward

The most common adverse events after transfer from the ICU were supportive care failures (e.g., falls, pressure ulcers, fluid and electrolyte disorders) and drug-related events, and more than a third were judged to have likely been preventable, a Canadian study found.
29 Apr 2020

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