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Critical Care

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...

Patients with Primary Neurologic Injury: Prophylactic Acid Suppressants

Aug 05, 2022

Patients who require neurocritical care risk developing stress-related ulcers in their gastrointestinal tract. For a study, researchers sought to conduct a comprehensive review and meta-analysis of st...

Impact of IAH on Kidney Failure in Critically Ill Patients

Aug 05, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to determine if intra abdominal hypertension (IAH) influences kidney failure and death. This post-hoc analysis of 2 databases (IROI and iSOFA research) examined the con...

Predictive Value of the Renal RI: Immediate Postoperative Period After Kidney Transplantation

Aug 05, 2022

During the postoperative stay in the critical care unit that followed kidney transplantation, the renal resistive index (RI) was evaluated consistently. It was shown that a higher RI was associated wi...

Short-term, Small, Point-of-care Creatinine Changes as Predictors of AKI Critically Ill Patients

Aug 05, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to assess the predictive value of short-term creatinine alterations for acute kidney injury (AKI) when used alone and in conjunction with other AKI risk variables. For ...

Clinicopathological Features & Short Outcomes of Oliguric Acute Tubular Injury

Aug 05, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to investigate the clinicopathological characteristics, pertinent risk factors, and short-term renal outcomes of individuals with acute tubular injury (ATI). This retro...

Acute Kidney Injury (AKI): Roles of Biomarkers of Renal Stress & Renal Function

Aug 05, 2022

Even though epidemiological research has helped increase the understanding of acute kidney injury, it was difficult to define the molecular mechanisms that match clinical phenomenology. Researchers an...

Serum Linezolid Concentrations: Critically Ill Patients with Pulmonary Infections

Aug 05, 2022

Within severely ill patients, the linezolid concentration-time profile showed a large variation. It was interesting to find out if there was any correlation between the site of infection and the linez...

Intubation Timing & Clinical Outcomes of Critically Ill Patients

Aug 05, 2022

The optimal timing of intubation was debatable. For a study, researchers sought to investigate the relationship between intubation timing and critically sick individuals' clinical outcomes. PubMed was...

Dobutamine or VA ECMO Flow to Improve Microcirculation During ECMO for rCS

Aug 04, 2022

During refractory cardiogenic shock (rCS), macro- and microcirculation were successfully maintained with the assistance of venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (VA ECMO). For a study, rese...

Oxygen Debt Repayment: Cardiogenic Shock Patients Sustained with ECLS

Aug 04, 2022

In cardiac critical care, patients who presented with cardiac dysfunction and hypoxia were commonly observed. Cardiogenic shock was the type of shock that was seen most frequently. Hypoxia and insuffi...

BPV with Short- and Long-term Cognitive Outcomes in Critical Ill Patients

Aug 04, 2022

Critically ill patients might have impaired cerebral perfusion due to a risk factor known as blood pressure variability (BPV), which could be modified. For a study, researchers sought to investigate t...

Loss of Cerebral Blood Flow & Cerebral Perfusion Pressure in Brain Death

Aug 04, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to investigate cerebral perfusion pressure (CPP) at the time cerebral blood flow (CBF) ceased to flow following brain death (BD). They predicted that a critical closure...

Conservative or Liberal Oxygen Therapy

Aug 04, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to assess the effect of conservative versus liberal oxygen therapy in mechanically ventilated people with non-hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy (HIE) acute brain disorder...

Respiratory Dead Space with Coagulation Activation & Poor Outcomes in COVID-19 ARDS

Aug 04, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to determine the relationship between VDPhys/VT and coagulation activation and outcomes. Patients diagnosed with COVID-19 pneumonia and in need of invasive mechanical v...

Covid-19 Pandemic: Variation in Communication & Family Visiting Policies in Intensive Care

Aug 04, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to conduct a web-based survey (March–July 2021) to investigate ICU visiting practices before the pandemic, during the peak of COVID-19 ICU admissions, and at the surv...

Recommendations Issued for Medical Response to Mass Shootings

Aug 04, 2022

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 3, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- In an article published online July 18 in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons, recommendations are presented for the medical and surgical manage...

Early Warning System Can Identify Sepsis Patients

Aug 04, 2022

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 3, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- An early warning system has the potential to identify sepsis patients early and improve patient outcomes, according to a study published online July 21 in...

Just 8 Percent of Americans Lack Health Insurance, a Record Low

Aug 04, 2022

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 3, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The number of Americans without health insurance continues to drop, reaching 8 percent in 2022 -- a record low. That leaves about 26 million people living i...

AMA: Nine in 10 Americans Want Their Health Info Kept Private

Aug 02, 2022

TUESDAY, Aug. 2, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- More than nine in 10 Americans believe that medical privacy is a right and their health data should not be for sale, a new survey from the American Medical ...