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Research & Reviews  441 results

Imaging in the Intensive Care Unit.
https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0042-1750041
Seminars in Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine; Toy D, Siegel MD et. al.

Nov 29th, 2022 - Radiology plays an important role in the management of the most seriously ill patients in the hospital. Over the years, continued advances in imaging technology have contributed to an improvement in patient care. However, even with such advances, ...

Functional assessment of military aircrew applicants in a hypobaric chamber.
https://doi.org/10.1093/occmed/kqac059
Occupational Medicine (Oxford, England); Ang T, Tan D et. al.

Oct 19th, 2022 - Aircrew are exposed to environmental pressure changes. In the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF), applicants assessed to be at intermediate risk of otic barotrauma undergo a hypobaric chamber assessment ["trial of chamber" (TOC)] to functional...

"The Spiked Helmet sign": A harbinger of impending barotrauma.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hrtlng.2022.09.022
Heart & Lung : the Journal of Critical Care; Markson F, Shalak M et. al.

Oct 17th, 2022 - The 'spiked helmet sign' (SHS) is an electrocardiographic finding associated with critical illness and a high risk of death; It is likened to ST-elevation, leading to harmful coronary imaging despite lack of apparent myocardial infarction. We desc...

Hyperbaric oxygen in children with cerebral palsy: A systematic review of effectiveness...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9565562
PloS One; Laureau J, Pons C et. al.

Oct 15th, 2022 - To report current evidence regarding the effectiveness of hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) on the impairments presented by children with cerebral palsy (CP), and its safety. PUBMED, The Cochrane Library, Google Scholar, and the Undersea and Hyperb...

Pseudoephedrine Prophylaxis for Prevention of Middle Ear Barotrauma in Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04332211

Oct 5th, 2022 - Aim 1: To investigate the efficacy of pre-treatment with oral pseudoephedrine 60mg for decreasing MEB during HBOT. Hypothesis: Patients randomized to pseudoephedrine will have a lesser need for oxymetazoline rescue therapy while being compressed. ...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  81 results

Pseudoephedrine Prophylaxis for Prevention of Middle Ear Barotrauma in Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04332211

Oct 5th, 2022 - Aim 1: To investigate the efficacy of pre-treatment with oral pseudoephedrine 60mg for decreasing MEB during HBOT. Hypothesis: Patients randomized to pseudoephedrine will have a lesser need for oxymetazoline rescue therapy while being compressed. ...

Effect of Rate (Slope) of Compression on the Incidence of Symptomatic ETD and MEB: a Phase III Prospective Study.
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04804098

Sep 30th, 2022 - Eustachian tube dysfunction (ETD) and middle ear barotrauma (MEB) are common reported complications during hyperbaric oxygen treatment. The Phase I study data was the first to demonstrate a statistically significant decrease in the occurrence of s...

Driving Pressure in Trauma
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03367442

Sep 28th, 2022 - Traumatic chest injuries are responsible for significant morbidity and the cause of trauma-related death in 20%-25% of cases. Thoracic trauma can include multiple injuries, mainly osseous (ribs, sternal fractures, flail chest), pulmonary contusion...

Assessment of Regional Lung Ventilation Distribution During Supraglottic and Subglottic Jet Ventilation by EIT.
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03973294

Sep 7th, 2022 - Surgical procedures of the larynx and trachea present special challenges for surgeons and anesthesiologists. To enable an unrestricted view of the operating field, ventilation of the patient is not performed over an endotracheal tube but instead o...

Effect of Cough Assist Device in COPD Patients Admitted to Respiratory Intensive Care Unit at Assiut University Hospital
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05491408

Aug 8th, 2022 - Effective cough is a protective mechanism against respiratory tract infections. COPD patients may have impaired cough and a reduction in peak cough flows(PCF) as a result of inspiratory and expiratory muscle weakness, which causes a reduction in t...

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News  24 results

Chest pain and difficulty swallowing
https://www.mdedge.com/familymedicine/article/256263/dermatology/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.

Pneumothorax, pneumomediastinum, and subcutaneous emphysema: The many faces of COVID-19 ARDS
https://www.mdedge.com/chestphysician/article/255343/critical-care/pneumothorax-pneumomediastinum-and-subcutaneous
Hafsa Abdulla, MD

Jun 13th, 2022 - I recall early in the pandemic being called to the bedside to examine an acutely decompensating patient with COVID-19. This was a 33-year-old, previously healthy woman, admitted to the medical ICU with hypoxemic respiratory failure requiring mecha.

Transpulmonary Pressure Measurement: The Key to Protecting the Lung, or an Abstract Waste of Time?
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/970159

Mar 17th, 2022 - I'm going to assume if you're reading this that you already know what transpulmonary pressure (PL) is and how esophageal manometry works. I'll provide a brief description here, but if you're looking for an in-depth review , I'd recommend a few of ...

COVID-19 Airway Management: Expert Tips on Infection Control
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/938064

Sep 25th, 2020 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. This starts with observing droplet precautions to prevent exposure to droplets larger than 5 microns in size, Charles Griffis, PhD, CRNA, said at ...

SGLT2 Inhibitors Have a Breakout Year
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/935322

Aug 7th, 2020 - The benefits from sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitor drugs proven during the past year for cutting heart failure hospitalization rates substantially in patients with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction and slowing progression of chr...

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Patient Education  8 results see all →