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Critical Care

Septic Shock Patients' Mottling and Arterial Lactate Normalization with Mean Arterial Pressure Target

Sep 05, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to investigate whether patients in septic shock would react differently to a low-MAP target (65 to 70 mmHg) versus a high-MAP target (80 to 85 mmHg). Every 2 hours star...

Fiberoptic Endoscopic Validation of a Clinical Screening Test of Swallowing Function in Critically Ill Patients

Sep 02, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to compare the accuracy of their BSSD to fiberoptic endoscopic evaluation of swallowing (FEES) in critically sick patients who had been extubated. After extubation, a b...

Active Treatment Up for Live-Born U.S. Neonates in Periviable Period

Sep 01, 2022

THURSDAY, Sept. 1, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The frequency of active treatment among U.S. neonates born alive between 22 weeks 0 days and 25 weeks 6 days increased from 2014 to 2020, according to a stu...

Risk for Neonatal Opioid Withdrawal Syndrome Examined

Aug 31, 2022

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 31, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Neonates exposed to strong agonists and long half-life prescription opioids in the third trimester of pregnancy have an increased risk for neonatal opioid ...

COVID-19 Pneumonia: Capnodynamic Monitoring of Lung Volume & Blood Flow in Response to Increased PEEP

Aug 26, 2022

Patients with moderate to severe respiratory failure brought on by COVID-19 underwent capnodynamic monitoring of end-expiratory lung volume (EELVCO2<) and effective pulmonary blood flow (EPBF) whil...

Early Steroids and VAP in COVID-19-related ARDS

Aug 25, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to ascertain whether ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) was caused by early corticosteroid treatment for COVID-19 acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). Patient...

Co-infection & ICU-acquired Infection in COVID-19 ICU Patients

Aug 25, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to investigate patterns of co-infection and intensive care unit-acquired infections (ICU-AI) and the link to corticosteroid administration. This multinational, multicen...

Clustering Identifies TBI Endotypes in an Intensive Care Patients

Aug 25, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to understand that data-driven traumatic brain injury (TBI) characterization could differentiate between different endotypes and provide mechanistic details. In the CEN...

Clinical Sepsis Phenotypes in Critically Ill COVID-19 Patients

Aug 25, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to understand four distinctive clinical traits that were connected to outcomes and treatment responses in patients with non-COVID-19 sepsis. In total, 52,274 critically...

Muscular Myostatin Gene Expression & Plasma Concentrations

Aug 25, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to examine the association between myostatin, a muscle protein, plasma levels, and acquired weakness in Intensive care unit-acquired weakness (ICUAW). Clinical and/or p...

Oxygen Exposure Time-varying Intensity Associated with Mortality in Mechanical Ventilation Patients

Aug 25, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to determine the relationship between 28-day mortality in patients receiving mechanical ventilation and exposure to various oxygen exposure intensities across time. The...

BSIs Suspected Diagnosing in ICU Practice: Multiplex ddPCR

Aug 25, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to evaluate and understand the discrepant Droplet digital PCR (ddPCR) results for detecting bloodstream infections (BSI) in intensive care unit (ICU) practice; prospect...

NO Pathway in Sepsis and ADMA Lowering as a Potential Therapeutic Approach

Aug 25, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to understand that nitric oxide (NO) generated vasodilation caused by inducible nitric oxide synthase (iNOS) may be the cause of sepsis-related hypotension has emerged....

Unmet Transition Needs After ICU

Aug 25, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to look at the unmet demands that worry primary care physicians during the care transitions for critical illness survivors. They talked to seasoned primary care physici...

inDEPTH: Diversity & Inclusion in Medicine

Aug 22, 2022

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Influence of TTM33 Vs. Normothermia: Patient Survival with Vasopressor Support after OHCA

Aug 10, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to determine whether or not Targeted temperature management at 33 °C (TTM33) was linked to an increased risk of mortality in individuals who required vasopressor suppo...

Pediatric High-Flow Nasal Cannula Use for Bronchiolitis, Asthma, and Pneumonia

Aug 10, 2022

A Respiratory support device is known as a Heated humidified high-flow nasal cannula, originally used in pediatrics for infants with bronchiolitis. No large-scale investigation has determined the curr...

TAI in Children: Treatment Success, QoL, Patient Experience, & Independence

Aug 10, 2022

The Clinical Effectiveness and patient experience of transanal irrigation (TAI) in children with constipation or fecal incontinence were investigated. Researchers carried out a combined retrospective ...

Mechanical Insufflation-Exsufflation Use in Critically Ill Adults

Aug 10, 2022

Mechanical insufflation-exsufflation (MI-E) has long been used by the neuromuscular population. It is becoming more common to employ MI-E in critically ill patients who are receiving invasive ventilat...

Usefulness of P0.1: Patients With Air Trapping, Home Noninvasive Ventilation and CPAP

Aug 10, 2022

The investigators carried out research with patients using CPAP. Due to air trapping and auto-PEEP, which increase breathing effort in patients with COPD and obesity-hypoventilation syndrome (OHS), th...