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Nonsedation fails to lower mortality in mechanically ventilated patients

February 19, 2020
In the Journals

Interferon beta-1a fails to benefit patients with ARDS

February 19, 2020
Treatment with IV recombinant human interferon beta-1a failed to improve outcomes in mechanically ventilated patients with moderate or severe acute respiratory distress…
In the Journals

Lung microbiome may predict ICU outcomes

January 24, 2020
New data suggest that important features of the lung microbiome may predict ventilator-free days among critically ill, mechanically ventilated patients. In a…
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 temperature…
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Review of Cystic Fibrosis

Pediatric Annals, April 2019, Volume 48 Issue 4
Cystic fibrosis (CF) is an autosomal recessive disease characterized by pancreatic insufficiency and chronic…
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MRSA ventilator-associated pneumonia: Myth or reality?

Infectious Disease News, November 2017
Burke Cunha, MD, MACP
In intubated adult ICU patients, the diagnosis of MRSA ventilator-associated pneumonia, or VAP, is based on…
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VIDEO: Physicians must nurture the engaged patient

April 13, 2019
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