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Tag: pulmonary

Concise Critical Appraisal: Early Sedation Using Dexmedetomidine in Critically Ill Patients
Shehabi et al (N Engl J Med. 2019;380:2506-2517) set out to examine the effects of using dexmedetomidine as the primary agent for early sedation among patients receiving ventilatory support and found that the dexmedetomidine group had a higher risk of adverse events and needed additional sedatives to achieve sedation goals.

pulmonary


Concise Critical Appraisal: Effect of Low Versus Intermediate Tidal Volume Strategy
Simonis et al (JAMA. 2018;320;1872-1880) set out to evaluate the effect of an LTVV strategy versus an intermediate tidal volume ventilation strategy in intensive care unit patients without ARDS.

Education, Pulmonary


Physiology-Guided CPR: Optimizing Outcomes from Prehospital to Discharge
This is a presentation from the 47th Critical Care Congress on Physiology-Guided CPR.

Congress, On Demand, pulmonary


Concise Critical Appraisal: The Efficacy of ECMO for Severe ARDS
Combes et al (N Engl J Med. 2018;378:1965-1975) set out to determine whether the use of ECMO reduced mortality in patients with ARDS when defined by one of three criteria: P/F ratio < 50 mm Hg for > 3 hours, P/F ratio < 80 mm Hg for > 6 hours, or pH < 7.25 coupled with Paco2 ≥ 60 mm Hg for > 6 hours (with respiratory rate < 35 beats/min and plateau pressure ≤ 32 cm H2O). 

pulmonary, research


SCCM Pod-401 Enteral Nutrition in the Critically Ill
Michael Smith, MD, and Jayshil Patel, MD, discuss the factors associated with managing malnutrition in the critical ill utilizing enteral nutrition and the stages of critical care illness and how it effects nutrition assessment.

Malnutrition, Nutrition, Pulmonary


SCCM Pod-403 Sepsis: The Hour-1 Bundle, the Future of Research, and More
Margaret M. Parker, MD, MCCM, and Mitchell M. Levy, MD, MCCM discuss the Hour-1 Bundle, the controversies of the Surviving Sepsis Campaign, and the future of sepsis.

Pulmonary, Research, Sepsis


SCCM Pod-425 Outcomes in Cystic Fibrosis PICU Admissions
Cystic fibrosis patient care has advanced greatly in recent years and the mortality rate has improved. Explore  PICU mortality and the factors associated with death among critically ill children with cystic fibrosis in this iCritical Care podcast.

care, critical, cystic, fibrosis, intensive, medicine, outcomes, pediatric, pediatrics, pulmonary, respiration, units