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Early mobilization significantly reduced cognitive impairment in ICU patients, trial finds

Less than a quarter of patients randomized to early occupational and physical therapy while ventilated were cognitively impaired at one year, compared to 43% of those who received usual care, a single-center study found.
1 Feb 2023

Risk factors known during critical care admission linked to long-term mortality after sepsis

Older age, male sex, presence of one or more severe comorbidities, prehospitalization dependency, and nonsurgical (medical) status were associated with increased risk of long-term mortality.
5 Jun 2019

Most daily blood draws were collected during traditional sleep hours

At one U.S. teaching hospital, about 39% of blood draws for adult patients were collected between 4 and 6:59 a.m. from November 2016 through October 2019, although the timing shifted to slightly later during that period.
25 Jan 2023

Time for change in critical care training, society says

A new white paper from the Society of Critical Care Medicine calls for development of a common critical care medicine examination cosponsored by the medical specialty boards overseeing the subspecialty.
11 Jul 2018

Researching rapid response

Rapid response teams didn't affect inpatient mortality in a new study. An expert explains what that could mean for their future.
9 Nov 2022

Estimates of ICU benefit differ among critical care physicians

Decisions about ICU care may be tied to bed availability, family presence, and patient age, one study found, while another revealed wide variation among states in ICU admissions for Medicare patients.
17 Oct 2018

February 1, 2023

ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.

New recommendations on sharing decision making in critical care

Clinicians should be trained in communication skills and shape the decision making process to individual patient preferences, advised the American College of Critical Care Medicine and American Thoracic Society.
4 Nov 2015

Point-of-care and critical care ultrasound—register now for November course

The American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) and the Wake Forest School of Medicine, in cooperation with ACP, are offering a course called “Point-of-Care and Critical Care Ultrasound, Incorporating Ultrasound in the Practice of Medicine.”
24 Jun 2015

October 2020

ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.

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