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Effect of Bag-Mask Ventilation vs Endotracheal Intubation During Cardiopulmonary Resusc...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5838565
JAMA Jabre P, Penaloza A et. al.

Feb 27th, 2018 - Bag-mask ventilation (BMV) is a less complex technique than endotracheal intubation (ETI) for airway management during the advanced cardiac life support phase of cardiopulmonary resuscitation of patients with out-of-hospital cardiorespiratory arrest. It has been reported as superior in terms of survival. To assess noninferiority of BMV vs ETI for advanced airway management with regard to surviv...

Cystic Fibrosis Colorectal Cancer Screening Consensus Recommendations.
https://doi.org/10.1053/j.gastro.2017.12.012
Gastroenterology Hadjiliadis D, Khoruts A et. al.

Dec 31st, 2017 - Improved therapy has substantially increased survival of persons with cystic fibrosis (CF). But the risk of colorectal cancer (CRC) in adults with CF is 5-10 times greater compared to the general population, and 25-30 times greater in CF patients after an organ transplantation. To address this risk, the CF Foundation convened a multi-stakeholder task force to develop CRC screening recommendatio...

2019 International Consensus on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care Science With Treatment Recommendations: Summary From the Basic Life Support; Advanced Life Support; P...
https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/10.1161/CIR.0000000000000734
Circulation Soar J et al

Nov 16th, 2019 - The International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation has initiated a continuous review of new, peer-reviewed, published cardiopulmonary resuscitation science. This is the third annual summary of the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation International Consensus on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care Science With Treatment Recommendations. It addresses the m...

2019 American Heart Association Focused Update on Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support: Use of Advanced Airways, Vasopressors, and Extracorporeal Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation During Cardiac Arrest...
https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/10.1161/CIR.0000000000000732
Circulation Panchal AR et al

Nov 16th, 2019 - The fundamentals of cardiac resuscitation include the immediate provision of high-quality cardiopulmonary resuscitation combined with rapid defibrillation (as appropriate). These mainstays of therapy set the groundwork for other possible interventions such as medications, advanced airways, extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and post–cardiac arrest care, including targeted temperature...

Melinta Therapeutics Announces U.S. FDA Approval of Supplemental New Drug Application for BAXDELA® (delafloxacin) for the Treatment of Community-Acquired Bacterial Pneumonia (CABP)
http://ir.melinta.com/news-releases/news-release-details/melinta-therapeutics-announces-us-fda-approval-supplemental-new

Oct 23rd, 2019 - Melinta Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: MLNT), a commercial-stage company focused on the development and commercialization of novel antibiotics to treat serious bacterial infections, today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved BAXDELA® (delafloxacin) for the treatment of adult patients with community-acquired bacterial pneumonia (CABP) caused by designated susceptible b...

Metoprolol for the Prevention of Acute Exacerbations of COPD
https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1908142
The New England Journal of Medicine; Dransfield, M. et. al.

Oct 19th, 2019 - Observational studies suggest that beta-blockers may reduce the risk of exacerbations and death in patients with moderate or severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), but these findings have not been confirmed in randomized trials.

Predicting the Risk of Postoperative Pulmonary Complications
https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/1015/p499.html
American Family Physician;

Oct 14th, 2019 - The incidence of pulmonary complications following major surgery is estimated to be 1% to 23%, with the risk varying based on patient factors and the type of surgery.1 Postoperative pulmonary complications include pneumonia, tracheobronchitis, pulmonary edema, pulmonary embolism, atelectasis, pleural effusion, pneumothorax, bronchospasm, aspiration, respiratory failure, and acute respiratory di...

Risk of rhabdomyolysis with donepezil compared with rivastigmine or galantamine: a population-based cohort study
http://www.cmaj.ca/content/191/37/E1018
CMAJ

Sep 15th, 2019 - BACKGROUND: Donepezil, rivastigmine and galantamine are popular cholinesterase inhibitors used to manage the symptoms of Alzheimer disease and other dementias; regulatory agencies in several countries warn about a possible risk of rhabdomyolysis with donepezil, based on information from case reports. Our goal was to investigate the 30-day risk of admission to hospital with rhabdomyolysis associ...

Blood Purification and Mortality in Sepsis and Septic Shock: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Randomized Trials
https://anesthesiology.pubs.asahq.org/article.aspx?articleid=2737141&resultClick=3
Anesthesiology Putzu, A. et. al.

Jun 26th, 2019 - Background: Sepsis and septic shock are severe inflammatory conditions related to high morbidity and mortality. We performed a systematic review with meta-analysis of randomized trials to assess whether extracorporeal blood purification reduces mortality in this setting. Methods: Electronic databases were searched for pertinent studies up to January 2019. We included randomized controlled tr...

Head‐to‐head oral prophylactic antibiotic therapy for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
https://www.cochranelibrary.com/cdsr/doi/10.1002/14651858.CD013024.pub2/full
The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews; Threapleton, C. et. al.

May 23rd, 2019 - Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD; including chronic bronchitis and emphysema) is a chronic respiratory condition characterised by shortness of breath, cough and recurrent exacerbations. Long‐term antibiotic use may reduce both bacterial load and inflammation in the airways. Studies have shown a reduction of exacerbations with antibiotics in comparison to placebo in people with COPD, ...

Effect of Aclidinium Bromide on Major Cardiovascular Events and Exacerbations in High-R...
https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2019.4973
JAMA Wise RA, Chapman KR et. al.

May 7th, 2019 - There is concern that long-acting muscarinic antagonists increase cardiovascular morbidity or mortality in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). To determine the cardiovascular safety (noninferiority) and efficacy (superiority) of aclidinium bromide, 400 μg twice daily, in patients with COPD and cardiovascular disease or risk factors. Multicenter, randomized, placebo-contr...

Effect of Trans-Nasal Evaporative Intra-arrest Cooling on Functional Neurologic Outcome...
https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2019.4149
JAMA Nordberg P, Taccone FS et. al.

May 7th, 2019 - Therapeutic hypothermia may increase survival with good neurologic outcome after cardiac arrest. Trans-nasal evaporative cooling is a method used to induce cooling, primarily of the brain, during cardiopulmonary resuscitation (ie, intra-arrest). To determine whether prehospital trans-nasal evaporative intra-arrest cooling improves survival with good neurologic outcome compared with cooling init...

The Use of qSOFA in the Emergency Department
https://www.aaem.org/UserFiles/UseofqSOFAintheED.pdf

Apr 7th, 2019 - The quick Sequential Organ Failure Assessment (qSOFA) tool performs poorly in comparison to Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (SIRS) as a diagnostic tool for Emergency Department (ED) patients who may have sepsis or septic shock. However, qSOFA is a good prognostic indicator in ED patients diagnosed with sepsis or septic shock.

Circassia Announces FDA Approval of Duaklir® for Maintenance Treatment of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
https://www.circassia.com/media/press-releases/circassia-announces-fda-approval-of-duaklir-for-maintenance-treatment-of-chronic-obstructive-pulmonary-disease/

Mar 31st, 2019 - Circassia Pharmaceuticals plc (“Circassia” or “the Company”; LSE: CIR), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on respiratory disease, today announces the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Duaklir® for the maintenance treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Duaklir® is a fixed-dose combination of the long-acting muscarinic antagonist (LAMA) aclidinium bro...

AAP Updates Recommendations to Prevent Drowning in Children
https://www.aap.org/en-us/about-the-aap/aap-press-room/Pages/AAP-Updates-Recommendations-to-Prevent-Drowning-in-Children.aspx

Mar 14th, 2019 - Drowning can be silent and quick, and it kills nearly 1,000 children every year. To refocus the attention of parents and physicians on one of the leading causes of death among children, the American Academy of Pediatrics is publishing updated recommendations on water safety.

Prevention of Drowning
https://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/pediatrics/early/2019/03/13/peds.2019-0850.full.pdf

Mar 14th, 2019 - Drowning is a leading cause of injury-related death in children. In 2017, drowning claimed the lives of almost 1000 US children younger than 20 years. A number of strategies are available to prevent these tragedies. As educators and advocates, pediatricians can play an important role in the prevention of drowning.

Barotrauma - StatPearls
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK482348/
Battisti, A. et. al.

Mar 11th, 2019 - Barotrauma is physical tissue damage caused by a pressure difference between an unvented space inside the body and surrounding gas or fluid. The damage is due to shear or overstretching of tissues. As a gas-filled space expands or contracts, it can cause damage to the local tissue. Occasionally, tears in tissue can allow gas to enter the body through the initial trauma site. This causes potenti...

Effective management of opioid withdrawal symptoms: A gateway to opioid dependence treatment
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/ajad.12862
Kosten, T. et. al.

Jan 30th, 2019 - The opioid crisis has taken an immense toll in the United States. On average, five lives are lost to an opioid overdose every hour of the day; estimated costs associated with opioid misuse exceed $500 billion annually. Illicit opioid discontinuation is the first step in the treatment of opioid use disorder (OUD), and transition to an opioid agonist may initiate treatment. However, discontinuati...

Association of Childhood Lead Exposure With Adult Personality Traits and Lifelong Mental Health
https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamapsychiatry/fullarticle/2720691
Reuben, A. et. al.

Jan 22nd, 2019 - Question: Is childhood lead exposure associated with the risk of mental illness or difficult personality traits in adulthood? Findings: In this longitudinal cohort study of 579 New Zealand children followed up for more than 30 years, greater lead exposure in childhood was significantly associated with greater psychopathology across the life course and with difficult personality traits in adulth...

Vibrio Cholerae - StatPearls
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK526099/

Nov 17th, 2018 - Cholera is a well-known disease caused by intestinal infection with the toxin-producing bacteria Vibrio cholerae. This potentially fatal diarrheal disease results in large volumes of watery stool, causing rapid dehydration that can progress to hypovolemic shock and metabolic acidosis.

Bacteremia - StatPearls
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK441979/

Nov 14th, 2018 - Bacteremia in the strictest sense refers to viable bacteria in the blood. Asymptomatic bacteremia can occur in normal daily activities such as conducting oral hygiene and after minor medical procedures. In a healthy person, these clinically benign infections are transient and cause no further sequelae. However, when immune response mechanisms fail or become overwhelmed, bacteremia becomes a blo...

Acetaminophen Toxicity - StatPearls
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK441917/

Nov 13th, 2018 - Acetaminophen (N-acetyl-para-aminophenol, paracetamol, APAP) toxicity is common primarily because the medication is so readily available and there is a perception that it is very safe. More than 60 million Americans consume acetaminophen on a weekly basis. Acetaminophen is used in many products in combination with other preparations, especially with opioids and diphenhydramine. Many people are ...

Colloids versus crystalloids for fluid resuscitation in critically ill people
https://www.cochranelibrary.com/cdsr/doi/10.1002/14651858.CD000567.pub7/full
The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews; Lewis, S. et. al.

Aug 2nd, 2018 - Critically ill people may lose fluid because of serious conditions, infections (e.g. sepsis), trauma, or burns, and need additional fluids urgently to prevent dehydration or kidney failure. Colloid or crystalloid solutions may be used for this purpose. Crystalloids have small molecules, are cheap, easy to use, and provide immediate fluid resuscitation, but may increase oedema. Colloids have lar...

Fentanyl and Other Synthetic Opioids Drug Overdose Deaths
https://www.drugabuse.gov/related-topics/trends-statistics/infographics/fentanyl-other-synthetic-opioids-drug-overdose-deaths

Apr 30th, 2018 - In 2016, synthetic opioids (primarily illegal fentanyl) passed prescription opioids as the most common drugs involved in overdose deaths in the United States.

Rotavirus Clinical Information
https://www.cdc.gov/rotavirus/clinical.html

Apr 22nd, 2018 - Rotavirus disease is characterized by vomiting and watery diarrhea for 3 to 8 days. Fever and abdominal pain also frequently occur. Additional symptoms include loss of appetite and dehydration.

Amphetamines
https://www.msdmanuals.com/professional/special-subjects/recreational-drugs-and-intoxicants/amphetamines
Malley, G. et. al.

Mar 1st, 2018 - Amphetamines are sympathomimetic drugs with CNS stimulant and euphoriant properties whose toxic adverse effects include delirium, hypertension, seizures, and hyperthermia (which can cause rhabdomyolysis and renal failure). Toxicity is managed with supportive care, including IV benzodiazepines (for agitation, hypertension, and seizures) and cooling techniques (for hyperthermia). There is no ster...

Sepsis and Septic Shock - Merck Manuals Professional Edition
https://www.merckmanuals.com/professional/critical-care-medicine/sepsis-and-septic-shock/sepsis-and-septic-shock

Jan 31st, 2018 - Sepsis is a clinical syndrome of life-threatening organ dysfunction caused by a dysregulated response to infection. In septic shock, there is critical reduction in tissue perfusion; acute failure of multiple organs, including the lungs, kidneys, and liver, can occur. Common causes in immunocompetent patients include many different species of gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria. Immunocompr...

Xerostomia in Primary Care
https://contemporaryclinic.pharmacytimes.com/journals/issue/2017/april2017/xerostomia-in-primary-care

Apr 18th, 2017 - Xerostomia, also known as dry mouth, is a relatively common condition that can present acutely or chronically and has a variety of different causes. Xerostomia, or hypo salivation, is often caused by several temporary and chronic conditions that lead to salivary gland hypofunction. Temporary causes include, most commonly, the short-term use of certain medications, infections, and dehydration.

Causes and Evaluation of Chronic Dyspnea
https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0715/p173.html
AAFP

Jul 11th, 2015 - Chronic dyspnea is shortness of breath that lasts more than one month. The perception of dyspnea varies based on behavioral and physiologic responses. Dyspnea that is greater than expected with the degree of exertion is a symptom of disease. Most cases of dyspnea result from asthma, heart failure and myocardial ischemia, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, interstitial lung disease, pneumoni...

Dry Mouth - American Cancer Society
https://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatments-and-side-effects/physical-side-effects/mouth-problems/dry-mouth.html

Jun 7th, 2015 - Dry mouth happens when there’s not enough saliva. It can be caused by mouth-breathing, or it could be a side effect of medicine, radiation treatment to the head and neck, or dehydration.

Complications following “Brazilian” waxing for pubic hair removal
https://www.ajog.org/article/S0002-9378(14)00812-6/abstract
American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology; Baxi, L. et. al.

Aug 5th, 2014 - We read with interest the article by Demaria et al1 as pubic hair removal has gained more popularity in recent years. Various methods of hair removal may also be associated with sexually transmitted diseases. Primary genital herpes from contamination from a waxing salon has been described in the literature.2 Cases of molluscum contagiosum outbreak and septic shock due to staphylococcal infectio...

Deaths Attributed to Heat, Cold, and Other Weather Events in the United States, 2006–2010
https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhsr/nhsr076.pdf

Jul 29th, 2014 - Objectives—This report examines heat-related mortality, cold-related mortality, and other weather-related mortality during 2006–2010 among subgroups of U.S. residents. Methods—Weather-related death rates for demographic and area-based subgroups were computed using death certificate information. Adjusted odds ratios for weather-related deaths among subgroups were estimated using logistic r...

Extrafine inhaled triple therapy versus dual bronchodilator therapy in chronic obstruct...
https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(18)30206-X
Lancet (London, England); Papi A, Vestbo J et. al.

Feb 12th, 2018 - Evidence is scarce on the relative risk-benefit of inhaled triple therapy, consisting of inhaled corticosteroid, long-acting muscarinic antagonist, and long-acting β2-agonist, versus dual bronchodilation for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). We aimed to compare a single-inhaler triple combination of beclometasone dipropionate, formoterol fumarate, and glycopyrronium (BDP/FF/G) versu...

2017 International Consensus on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascu...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.resuscitation.2017.10.021
Resuscitation Olasveengen TM, de Caen AR et. al.

Nov 12th, 2017 - The International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation has initiated a near-continuous review of cardiopulmonary resuscitation science that replaces the previous 5-year cyclic batch-and-queue approach process. This is the first of an annual series of International Consensus on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care Science With Treatment Recommendations summary articles t...

Effect of Ganciclovir on IL-6 Levels Among Cytomegalovirus-Seropositive Adults With Cri...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5817487
JAMA Limaye AP, Stapleton RD et. al.

Aug 22nd, 2017 - The role of cytomegalovirus (CMV) reactivation in mediating adverse clinical outcomes in nonimmunosuppressed adults with critical illness is unknown. To determine whether ganciclovir prophylaxis reduces plasma interleukin 6 (IL-6) levels in CMV-seropositive adults who are critically ill. Double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized clinical trial (conducted March 10, 2011-April 29, 2016) with a...

Effect of Home Noninvasive Ventilation With Oxygen Therapy vs Oxygen Therapy Alone on H...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5710342
JAMA Murphy PB, Rehal S et. al.

May 21st, 2017 - Outcomes after exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) requiring acute noninvasive ventilation (NIV) are poor and there are few treatments to prevent hospital readmission and death. To investigate the effect of home NIV plus oxygen on time to readmission or death in patients with persistent hypercapnia after an acute COPD exacerbation. A randomized clinical trial of patien...

Discriminative Accuracy of Physician and Nurse Predictions for Survival and Functional ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5710341
JAMA Detsky ME, Harhay MO et. al.

May 21st, 2017 - Predictions of long-term survival and functional outcomes influence decision making for critically ill patients, yet little is known regarding their accuracy. To determine the discriminative accuracy of intensive care unit (ICU) physicians and nurses in predicting 6-month patient mortality and morbidity, including ambulation, toileting, and cognition. Prospective cohort study conducted in 5 ICU...

Endovascular rewarming in the emergency department for moderate to severe accidental hy...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajem.2017.05.001
The American Journal of Emergency Medicine; Klein LR, Huelster J et. al.

May 16th, 2017 - Endovascular temperature control catheters can be utilized for emergent rewarming in accidental hypothermia. The purpose of this study was to compare patients with moderate to severe hypothermia rewarmed with an endovascular temperature control catheter versus usual care at our institution. We conducted a retrospective, observational cohort study of patients with moderate to severe accidental h...

Early Versus Delayed Feeding in Patients With Acute Pancreatitis: A Systematic Review.
https://doi.org/10.7326/M16-2533
Annals of Internal Medicine; Vaughn VM, Shuster D et. al.

May 15th, 2017 - Acute pancreatitis is among the most common and costly reasons for hospitalization in the United States. Bowel rest, pain control, and intravenous fluids are the cornerstones of treatment, but early feeding might also be beneficial. To compare length of hospital stay, mortality, and readmission in adults hospitalized with pancreatitis who received early versus delayed feeding. MEDLINE via Ovid,...

Bystander Efforts and 1-Year Outcomes in Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest.
https://doi.org/10.1056/NEJMoa1601891
The New England Journal of Medicine; Kragholm K, Wissenberg M et. al.

May 3rd, 2017 - The effect of bystander interventions on long-term functional outcomes among survivors of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest has not been extensively studied. We linked nationwide data on out-of-hospital cardiac arrests in Denmark to functional outcome data and reported the 1-year risks of anoxic brain damage or nursing home admission and of death from any cause among patients who survived to day 3...

Single inhaler extrafine triple therapy versus long-acting muscarinic antagonist therap...
https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(17)30188-5
Lancet (London, England); Vestbo J, Papi A et. al.

Apr 7th, 2017 - Limited data are available for the efficacy of triple therapy with two long-acting bronchodilators and an inhaled corticosteroid in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). We compared treatment with extrafine beclometasone dipropionate, formoterol fumarate, and glycopyrronium bromide (BDP/FF/GB; fixed triple) with tiotropium, and BDP/FF plus tiotropium (open triple). For this double-blind...

Association between an increase in blood urea nitrogen at 24 hours and worse outcomes i...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gie.2017.03.1533
Gastrointestinal Endoscopy; Kumar NL, Claggett BL et. al.

Apr 5th, 2017 - An increase in blood urea nitrogen (BUN) at 24 hours is a solitary and significant predictor of mortality in patients with acute pancreatitis, which may predict worse outcomes in the similarly resuscitation-requiring condition of acute nonvariceal upper GI bleeding (UGIB). The aim of our study was to assess whether an increase in BUN at 24 hours is predictive of worse clinical outcomes in acute...

Effect of Dexmedetomidine on Mortality and Ventilator-Free Days in Patients Requiring M...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5469298
JAMA Kawazoe Y, Miyamoto K et. al.

Mar 22nd, 2017 - Dexmedetomidine provides sedation for patients undergoing ventilation; however, its effects on mortality and ventilator-free days have not been well studied among patients with sepsis. To examine whether a sedation strategy with dexmedetomidine can improve clinical outcomes in patients with sepsis undergoing ventilation. Open-label, multicenter randomized clinical trial conducted at 8 intensive...

Association Between US Norepinephrine Shortage and Mortality Among Patients With Septic...
https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2017.2841
JAMA Vail E, Gershengorn HB et. al.

Mar 22nd, 2017 - Drug shortages in the United States are common, but their effect on patient care and outcomes has rarely been reported. To assess changes to patient care and outcomes associated with a 2011 national shortage of norepinephrine, the first-line vasopressor for septic shock. Retrospective cohort study of 26 US hospitals in the Premier Healthcare Database with a baseline rate of norepinephrine use o...

Early, Goal-Directed Therapy for Septic Shock - A Patient-Level Meta-Analysis.
https://doi.org/10.1056/NEJMoa1701380
The New England Journal of Medicine; , Rowan KM et. al.

Mar 22nd, 2017 - After a single-center trial and observational studies suggesting that early, goal-directed therapy (EGDT) reduced mortality from septic shock, three multicenter trials (ProCESS, ARISE, and ProMISe) showed no benefit. This meta-analysis of individual patient data from the three recent trials was designed prospectively to improve statistical power and explore heterogeneity of treatment effect of ...

Lung-Protective Ventilation Initiated in the Emergency Department (LOV-ED): A Quasi-Exp...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5573637
Annals of Emergency Medicine; Fuller BM, Ferguson IT et. al.

Mar 5th, 2017 - We evaluated the efficacy of an emergency department (ED)-based lung-protective mechanical ventilation protocol for the prevention of pulmonary complications. This was a quasi-experimental, before-after study that consisted of a preintervention period, a run-in period of approximately 6 months, and a prospective intervention period. The intervention was a multifaceted ED-based mechanical ventil...

Risk stratification of survival in injured patients with cardiopulmonary resuscitation ...
https://doi.org/10.1136/emermed-2014-204306
Emergency Medicine Journal : EMJ; Ahmed N, Greenberg P et. al.

Mar 3rd, 2017 - The purpose of this study was to evaluate overall survival and associated survival factors for patients with trauma who had cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) within 1 hour after arrival to a hospital. Retrospective patient data was retrieved from the 2007-2010 edition of the US National Trauma Data Bank. Inhospital survival was the primary outcome; only patients with a known outcome were incl...

Updated guideline on the management of common bile duct stones (CBDS).
https://doi.org/10.1136/gutjnl-2016-312317
Gut Williams E, Beckingham I et. al.

Jan 26th, 2017 - Common bile duct stones (CBDS) are estimated to be present in 10-20% of individuals with symptomatic gallstones. They can result in a number of health problems, including pain, jaundice, infection and acute pancreatitis. A variety of imaging modalities can be employed to identify the condition, while management of confirmed cases of CBDS may involve endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatograph...

Management of Iron Deficiency Anemia
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4836595/
Gastroenterology & Hepatology; Jimenez, K. et. al.

Mar 31st, 2011 - Anemia affects one-fourth of the world’s population, and iron deficiency is the predominant cause. Anemia is associated with chronic fatigue, impaired cognitive function, and diminished well-being. Patients with iron deficiency anemia of unknown etiology are frequently referred to a gastroenterologist because in the majority of cases the condition has a gastrointestinal origin. Proper managemen...

Association Between Tracheal Intubation During Pediatric In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest and...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6080953
JAMA Andersen LW, Raymond TT et. al.

Nov 1st, 2016 - Tracheal intubation is common during pediatric in-hospital cardiac arrest, although the relationship between intubation during cardiac arrest and outcomes is unknown. To determine if intubation during pediatric in-hospital cardiac arrest is associated with improved outcomes. Observational study of data from United States hospitals in the Get With The Guidelines-Resuscitation registry. Pediatric...