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Critical Care

Inspiratory Muscle Training (IMT) Strategies in Tracheostomized Critically Ill Patients

Aug 10, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to examine patients by minimizing ICU time. Inspiratory muscle training aims to heal critically ill patients with tracheostomies and hastens their recovery. Its fundame...

Poll: Inflation Has Many Americans Cutting Back on Health Care

Aug 09, 2022

MONDAY, Aug. 8, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Inflation is putting Americans' health at risk, with nearly two in five struggling to pay for the care they need, according to a new West Health-Gallup poll....

#VisualAbstract: Thrombectomy alone is inferior to thrombectomy plus alteplase for acute ischemic stroke

Aug 05, 2022

1. Fewer patients in the thrombectomy group achieved an MRS score of 0-2 at 90 days compared to thrombectomy with alteplase (57% vs. 65%). 2. Thrombectomy with alteplase resulted in significant...

Impact of Early MAP Level on Severe Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) Occurrence After OHCA

Aug 05, 2022

The optimal initial mean arterial pressure (MAP) level in terms of renal function continued to be in patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA). For a study, the goal of researchers was to ca...

Machine Learning Model for the Short-term Mortality Prediction in ICU Patients

Aug 05, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to develop and calculate a machine learning model that predicted short-term mortality in the intensive care unit utilizing the trends of 4 easy-to-collect vital signs. ...

Subcostal (SC) and Transhepatic Longitudinal Imaging of the IVC: Agreement

Aug 05, 2022

Relativity of fluid-responsiveness was an important aspect of daily management in critically ill patients. Non-invasive calculating of the differentiation of inferior vena cava (IVC) diameter while ve...

ICUAW Diagnosis: Muscle Ultrasound's Possible Predictive Value

Aug 05, 2022

Intensive Care Unit acquired weakness (ICUAW) occurred commonly. Muscular ultrasonography allowed visualization and distribution of muscle symptoms. For a study, researchers' goal was to calculate per...

Occurrence and Reversal of CSA-AKI: Mean Perfusion Pressure & Vasoactive Drugs Effects

Aug 05, 2022

Acute kidney injury occurred in an average of 15% of cardiac surgery patients. The research obtained hemodynamics on cardiac surgery-associated acute kidney injury (CSA-AKI) evolution and reversal. Ad...

Triggers for Specialist Palliative Care in the ICU

Aug 05, 2022

For a study, the goal of researchers was to understand clinicians' views connected to the usage of clinical criteria, or triggers, for specialist palliative care consultation in the ICU. Investigators...

Hierarchical Endpoint Analysis Using WR in Critical Care: An Exploration Using the BaSICS

Aug 05, 2022

For a study, researchers' goal was to again analyze the Balanced Solutions in Intensive Care Study (BASICS) outcomes through hierarchical endpoint analysis with a win ratio. Patients holding full info...

Critical Care Transitions in Very Old Patients: Time-dependent Uncertainty

Aug 05, 2022

Prognostication for patients with critical conditions, particularly the aged ones, remained tough. Time-limited trials (TLT) were used to reduce prognostic uncertainty in each individual patient by me...

Body Composition Changes in the Year After Critical Illness

Aug 05, 2022

For a study, researchers' goal was to evaluate the variations in dual x-ray absorptiometry (DXA) obtained body constitution in Intensive Care Unit (ICU) survivors in the year following discharge and c...

Early Sedation Level and Patient Outcomes in Moderate-to-severe ARDS

Aug 05, 2022

For a study, researchers on the initial depth of sedation in mixed critically ill numbers recommended profit to light sedation; however, the association of initial sedation depth with results in patie...

The Incidence of Propofol Infusion Syndrome (PRIS) in Critically-ill Patients

Aug 05, 2022

PRIS was a potentially fatal syndrome that was characterized by a variety of clinical signs as well as anomalies. For a study, researchers recommended that propofol treatment duration of more than or ...

Sepsis Hospital-related Costs Around the World

Aug 05, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to assess the standard of papers describing sepsis health care expenses and to give a global picture of hospital-related costs for sepsis in adult patients. To find per...

Vitamin C-based Regimens for Sepsis & Septic Shock

Aug 05, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to objectively review and consolidate the information on the effects of vitamin C-based regimens for patients with sepsis or septic shock. In May 2021, a comprehensive ...

Red Blood Cell Distribution Width: Sepsis Prognostic Factor

Aug 05, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to investigate the Red blood cell distribution width (RDW) as a diagnostic of sepsis prognosis. In total, 203 patients diagnosed with sepsis were brought into the inten...

Impact of Colonization with MDRB on the Risk of VAP in Septic Shock

Aug 05, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to identify the risk markers of multi-drug resistant bacteria (MDRB)-related ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) in septic shock patients with a history of MDRB carri...

Automated Sepsis Predictive Tool's Effectiveness on Patient Outcomes

Aug 05, 2022

For a study, researchers' goal was to get the persuasiveness of a multidisciplinary, hospital-wide program calculated as the portion of an electronic sepsis alert tool. The information from 15 hospita...

Hypoxemia With or Without Systemic Inflammation: Blood Lactate Levels

Aug 05, 2022

Dangerously high lactate levels suggested a condition that was potentially fatal and could result from insufficient oxygen delivery. For a study, researchers sought to examine whether hypoxemia and sy...