Browsing: Critical Care

Does early neuromuscular blockade accompanied by heavy sedation in ARDS cases improve all-cause in-hospital mortality rates? The ROSE trial investigates.
When trying to resuscitate patients with septic shock, which offers better guidance for intervention: measuring capillary refill or trending lactate levels? The Andromeda SHOCK trial studied patients
Although asphyxiant exposure is a relatively uncommon phenomenon, it is important to keep in mind when evaluating an altered patient or a patient who has been found down, particularly in industrial or
The study authors sought to examine the effect of closed chest compressions on cardiac arrest due to hemorrhagic shock versus whole blood resuscitation.
This study examines whether immediate coronary angiography in the setting of ROSC without STEMI changes on ECG following out of hospital cardiac arrest confers superiority in 90 day mortality compared
The study authors sought to examine if early norepinephrine administration in patients diagnosed with septic shock improved shock control by 6 hours compared with standard care.
Surviving Sepsis Guidelines recommend crystalloids for initial fluid resuscitation then switching to albumin when crystalloids are insufficient. There is debate regarding using colloid as an initial r
Does the application of positive pressure ventilation by bag valve mask during tracheal intubation improve outcomes in critically ill patients?
BCVI is a relatively rare diagnosis, but this does not take away from the importance of considering it during the initial evaluation of all trauma patients.