The finances of academic medical centers (AMCs) are complex and rapidly evolving. This financial environment can have important effects on faculty expectations, compensation, and the work environment. This article describes the...Read More
Critical Care General
Thoracic injury is common on the battlefield and in terrorist attacks, occurring in 10% to 70% of patients depending on the type of weapons used. Typical injuries seen include bullet, blast, and fragment injuries to the thorax,...Read More
Despite evidence that low osmolar radiocontrast media is not associated with acute kidney injury, it is important to evaluate this association in critically ill patients with normal kidney function.This retrospective...Read More
Prediction of mortality in adult patients with sepsis using six biomarkers: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Angiopoietin-1 (Ang-1) and 2 (Ang-2), high mobility group box 1 (HMGB1), soluble receptor for advanced glycation endproducts (sRAGE), soluble triggering receptor expressed on myeloid cells 1 (sTREM1), and soluble urokinase-type...Read More
Surfactant protein D (SP-D) gene polymorphism rs721917 is an independent predictor of acute kidney injury development in sepsis patients: a prospective cohort study.
Currently, there are no reliable predictors of risk of development and severity of acute kidney injury (AKI) in septic patients. The surfactant protein D (SP-D) polymorphism rs721917C/T is associated with a greater...Read More
Posted by Reuters | Jan 14, 2020
By Lisa Rapaport People who smoke or have recently quit have higher odds of being severely impaired after a stroke than their counterparts who never smoked, a new study suggests. Smoking has long been linked to an increased risk...Read More
Posted by Physicians Weekly | Jan 9, 2020
Ongoing active bleeding should be treated with nasal packing; patients should be educated on packingRead More
Posted by Physicians Weekly | Jan 8, 2020
Significantly more patients treated with Ubrelvy versus placebo achieved pain freedom two hours post-treatment TUESDAY, Dec. 24, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Ubrelvy (ubrogepant) tablets have been approved for acute treatment...Read More
Posted by Physicians Weekly | Jan 7, 2020
Agency says it is still too early to know how severe this year’s flu season will be. MONDAY, Dec. 30, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Flu continues to spread throughout the United States and has reached elevated levels in...Read More