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Adding vitamin C, thiamine to hydrocortisone fails to improve sepsis outcomes

January 21, 2020
When compared with hydrocortisone alone, treatment with a combination of IV vitamin C, thiamine and hydrocortisone did not prolong time alive and…

In the Journals

Mortality with two stress ulcer prophylaxis treatments did not differ in critically ill patients

January 20, 2020
Among critically ill patients requiring mechanical ventilation, 90-day in-hospital mortality rates did not differ significantly between those who…

In the Journals

Disparity in critical care deaths persists in minority-serving hospitals

January 17, 2020
Hospitals that see fewer minority patients have experienced a downward trend in ICU deaths during the past decade, but the same has not been true for…

In the Journals

Hospital-based palliative care may reduce ICU use

January 14, 2020
The implementation of hospital-based palliative care services was associated with a modest decrease in ICU use during terminal hospitalizations in…

Healio's top pulmonology news from 2019: Updates in asthma, COPD, vaping-related lung injury and more

December 31, 2019
As 2019 comes to a close, the Healio Pulmonology Editors have compiled a list of the most-read articles published this year. Our readers were…

Meeting highlights from 2019: Updates in asthma, COPD, PAH and more

December 23, 2019
Healio Pulmonology has you covered on some of the year’s top news from medical meetings. We bring you highlights from the American Thoracic…

In the Journals

High-dose vitamin D fails to improve mortality in critically ill patients

December 17, 2019
In critically ill, vitamin D-deficient patients admitted to the ICU, early administration of high-dose enteral vitamin D3 yielded similar 90-day…

In the Journals

Methamphetamine use tied to increased rates of pulmonary diseases

November 20, 2019
New data suggest that methamphetamine users may be more likely to be hospitalized for pulmonary diseases such as pneumonia and acute respiratory…

In the Journals

Prophylactic antibiotics decrease ventilator-associated pneumonia risk after cardiac arrest

November 7, 2019
A 2-day course of prophylactic antibiotic therapy lowered the incidence of early ventilator-associated pneumonia among patients treated with target…

Meeting News

CHEST 2019: Innovation in education

October 18, 2019
This year’s CHEST Annual Meeting, which is being held from Saturday to Wednesday in New Orleans, will feature presentations of new research…

Top pulmonology news from September: Updates on vaping-related lung injuries, COPD treatment, sleep medicine

October 14, 2019
Healio Pulmonology has you covered. The Editors have compiled a list of the most popular articles posted on Healio Pulmonology in September.

In the Journals

Management, outcomes differ for women with ARDS

September 24, 2019
Among patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome, shorter women were less likely to receive lower tidal volume ventilation and women with…

In the Journals

Study: Obtain blood culture before initiating antimicrobial therapy in sepsis

September 17, 2019
Among patients with severe manifestations of sepsis, the sensitivity of blood cultures decreased after initiation of empirical antimicrobial therapy…

In the Journals

PCSK9 variants not linked to sepsis risk

September 11, 2019
New data published in JAMA Network Open show that PCSK9 genetic variants were not associated with the risk for sepsis or sepsis outcomes in patients…

In the Journals

Youngest, oldest adults experience lowest survival rate after lung transplantation

September 10, 2019
Age appears to be “the most reliable and important risk factor” for mortality after lung transplantation among U.S. adults, according to…


Personalized treatment for ARDS: Ready for prime time?

September 3, 2019
For people in the realm of acute respiratory distress syndrome research, the LIVE trial, conducted by Constantin and colleagues and published in The

Top pulmonology news from August: Updates on vaping-related lung disease, asthma treatments, critical care

September 3, 2019
Healio Pulmonology has you covered. The Editors have compiled a list of the most-popular articles posted on Healio Pulmonology in August. See below…

In the Journals

Personalized mechanical ventilation fails to reduce mortality in ARDS

August 30, 2019
In patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome, personalizing mechanical ventilation based on lung morphology did not decrease mortality at 90…

In the Journals

Mortality rates decreasing in cystic fibrosis patients treated with invasive mechanical ventilation

August 29, 2019
Mortality rates in adults with cystic fibrosis treated with invasive mechanical ventilation have decreased over time, suggesting mechanical…

In the Journals

Mortality risk higher with severe hyperoxemia in pediatric ICU

August 21, 2019
Critically ill children who experience severe hyperoxemia in the pediatric ICU may have a higher risk for in-hospital mortality, according to data…

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