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Research & Reviews  13,864 results

Association of Administration of Surfactant Using Less Invasive Methods With Outcomes i...
JAMA Network Open; Härtel C, Herting E et. al.

Aug 10th, 2022 - The inclusion of less invasive surfactant administration (LISA) in the care of preterm infants has been found to be beneficial for respiratory outcomes. Recently, the OPTIMIST trial found higher mortality rates in the subgroup of infants born at 2...

In-Hospital Left Ventricular Assist Devices Deactivation and Death Experience: a Single...
ASAIO Journal (American Society for Artificial Internal O... Singh M, Rao A et. al.

Aug 10th, 2022 - Best practices for left ventricular assist devices (LVADs) deactivation at end-of-life (EOL) have yet to be elucidated. We conducted a single-institution retrospective review of patients who died following LVAD deactivation between January 2017 an...

Factors associated with prolonged weaning from mechanical ventilation in medical patients.
Therapeutic Advances in Respiratory Disease; Na SJ, Ko RE et. al.

Aug 10th, 2022 - Patients who need prolonged mechanical ventilation (MV) have high resource utilization and relatively poor outcomes. The pathophysiologic mechanisms leading to weaning failure in this group may be complex and multifactorial. The aim of this study ...

Impact of Ventricular Arrhythmia on LVAD Implantation Admission Outcomes.
Artificial Organs; Ruge M, Kochar K et. al.

Aug 10th, 2022 - Ventricular arrhythmias (VAs) are common after left ventricular assist device (LVAD) implantation though data are mixed on whether these events have an impact on mortality. The National Inpatient Sample (NIS) database from 2002 - 2019 was queried ...

Design and Clinical Application Effect Analysis of a New Type of Oral Fluid Suction Dev...
Contrast Media & Molecular Imaging; Qian Y, Lu H

Aug 9th, 2022 - Tracheal intubation is an important access to general anesthesia surgery or respiratory support in critically ill patients. Orotracheal intubation is the most common method of establishing artificial airways in clinical practice. Tracheal intubati...

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Guidelines  23 results

WHO advises against use of convalescent plasma for covid-19

Dec 6th, 2021 - Current evidence shows no improvement in survival and other important measures Convalescent plasma (a transfusion of blood plasma from someone who has recovered from covid-19) is not recommended for patients with covid-19, says a WHO Guideline ...

Management of maternal COVID-19: considerations for anesthesiologists.
Current Opinion in Anaesthesiology; Bernstein K, Landau R

Apr 20th, 2021 - To describe updates to pragmatic recommendations that were published during the first coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) surge, including the current thinking about whether pregnancy worsens the severity of COVID-19. Although a majority of pregna...

Prolonged Weaning: S2k Guideline Published by the German Respiratory Society.
Respiration; International Review of Thoracic Diseases; Schönhofer B, Geiseler J et. al.

Dec 11th, 2020 - Mechanical ventilation (MV) is an essential part of modern intensive care medicine. MV is performed in patients with severe respiratory failure caused by respiratory muscle insufficiency and/or lung parenchymal disease; that is, when other treatme...

Long-Term Mechanical Ventilation: Recommendations of the Swiss Society of Pulmonology.
Respiration; International Review of Thoracic Diseases; Janssens JP, Michel F et. al.

Dec 11th, 2020 - Long-term mechanical ventilation is a well-established treatment for chronic hypercapnic respiratory failure (CHRF). It is aimed at improving CHRF-related symptoms, health-related quality of life, survival, and decreasing hospital admissions. In S...

A living WHO guideline on drugs for covid-19
BMJ (Clinical Research Ed.); Agarwal A, Rochwerg B et. al.

Sep 6th, 2020 - This is the eleventh version (tenth update) of the living guideline, replacing earlier versions (available as data supplements). New recommendations will be published as updates to this guideline. What is the role of drugs in the treatment of pati...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  3,129 results

A Study Evaluating Tocilizumab in Pediatric Patients Hospitalized With COVID-19

Aug 5th, 2022 - This is a single-arm, open-label study to assess the pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, safety, and exploratory efficacy of tocilizumab (TCZ) for the treatment of pediatric patients from birth to less than 18 years old hospitalized with COVID-19 ...

Effectiveness of an Exercise Re-training Program on Dyspnea in Patients After Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Secondary to Severe COVID-19 Pneumonia in Post-ICU

Aug 5th, 2022 - During these episodes of respiratory insufficiency, the management is based on ventilatory replacement by generally invasive mechanical ventilation. This allows correction of hematosis disorders but can lead to complications either directly (respi...

How Early Mobilization Impacts on Diaphragm Thickness in Critically Ill Children

Aug 5th, 2022 - Mechanical ventilation is a life-supporting therapy that intrinsically induces diaphragm rest. Consequently, mechanical ventilation induces time-dependent diaphragm weakness in animals and in critically ill patients, and is referred to as ventilat...

Muscle Ultrasound Study in Shock Patients

Aug 5th, 2022 - Intensive Care Unit (ICU) patients are known to lose muscle mass and function for many reasons, ranging from prolonged immobilization, to the effects of ICU treatments such as mechanical ventilation (MV), to the critical illness itself. Ultrasonog...

Effect of Evidence-Based Skin Care and Hydrocolloid Dressing in the Prevention of Nasogastric-Related Pressure Injury

Aug 5th, 2022 - Intensive care patients in whom a large number of medical devices are applied during the treatment and care process are at risk for medical device-related pressure injuries.One of the most common medical tools applied to these patients is the naso...

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News  1,208 results

Antivirals May Reduce Hospitalizations and Deaths in COVID

Jul 26th, 2022 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. Patients with nonsevere COVID-19 may avoid progression to hospitalization or death through treatment with nirmatrelvir-ritonavir or molnupiravir, ...

RV Dysfunction Slams Survival in Acute COVID, Flu, Pneumonia

Jul 18th, 2022 - The study covered in this summary was published in medRxiv.org as a preprint and has not yet been peer reviewed. Key Takeaways Right ventricular (RV) dilation or dysfunction in patients hospitalized with acute COVID-19 is associated with an elevat...

Chest pain and difficulty swallowing
MDedge Family Medicine;

Jul 14th, 2022 - The posteroanterior (PA) and lateral view CXRs, as well as the CT scan, revealed the presence of retrosternal air and confirmed the patient’s diagnosis of pneumomediastinum. Pneumomediastinum—the presence of free air in the mediastinum—can develop.

Cancer Drug Significantly Cuts Risk for COVID-19 Death

Jul 8th, 2022 - Treatment with oral sabizabulin (Veru Pharmaceuticals) cut the risk for death by more than 55% in hospitalized patients with COVID-19, an interim analysis of a phase 3 placebo-controlled trial found. Sabizabulin treatment consistently and signific...

Childhood Melatonin Poisonings Skyrocket in the Past 10 Years

Jun 24th, 2022 - The number of children in the United States who unintentionally ingested melatonin supplements over the past 10 years has skyrocketed to the point where, as of 2021, melatonin ingestions by children accounted for almost 5% of all poisonings report...

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Patient Education  8 results see all →