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6 Februarie 2015
IntroductionUltrasound of the lung and quantification of B-Lines was recently introduced as a novel tool to detect overhydration. In the present study we aimed to evaluate a four region protocol of lung ultrasound to determine the pulmonary fluid status in ventilated patients in the intensive care u mai mult
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5 Februarie 2015
IntroductionThere is need for continuous glucose monitoring in critically ill patients. The objective of this trial was to determine the point accuracy and reliability of a device designed for continuous monitoring of interstitial glucose levels in intensive care unit patients. Methods: We evaluated mai mult
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28 Ianuarie 2015 12:00
28 Ianuarie 2015 12:00
Endothelial cells line the inner portion of the heart, blood vessels, and lymphatic vessels; a basal membrane of extracellular matrix lines the extraluminal side of endothelial cells. The apical side of endothelial cells is the site for the glycocalyx, which is a complex network of macromolecules, i mai mult
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29 Ianuarie 2015 12:00
The results of recent large-scale clinical trials have led us to review our understanding of the metabolic response to stress and the most appropriate means of managing nutrition in critically ill patients. This review presents an update in this field, identifying and discussing a number of areas fo mai mult
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30 Ianuarie 2015
30 Ianuarie 2015
IntroductionThe aim of this study was to explore the impact of augmented creatinine clearance, and differing minimum inhibitory concentrations (MIC), on piperacillin pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic (PK/PD) target attainment (time above MIC - fT>MIC), in critically ill septic patients receiving inter mai mult
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2 Februarie 2015
IntroductionThe primary objective of this study was to determine the efficiency of hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) techniques in disinfection of ICU rooms contaminated with multidrug-resistant organisms (MDRO) after patient discharge. Secondary objectives included comparison of the efficiency of a vaporiza mai mult
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2 Februarie 2015
3 Februarie 2015
IntroductionIntravenous (IV) voriconazole is not recommended in patients with creatinine clearance <50?ml/min to avoid potentially toxic accumulation of sulfobutylether-?-cyclodextrin (SBECD). The purpose of this study was to evaluate the pharmacokinetics of SBECD, voriconazole, and voriconazole N-o mai mult
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4 Februarie 2015
IntroductionThe objective of the study was to describe the pharmacokinetics (PK) of fluconazole, anidulafungin and caspofungin in critically ill patients and compare to previously published data. We also sought to determine whether contemporary fluconazole doses achieved PK/pharmacodynamic (PD; PK/PD mai mult
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29 Ianuarie 2015
IntroductionAcute kidney injury (AKI) is a frequent complication after cardiac surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass in infants. Renal near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) evaluates regional oximetry in a non-invasive continuous real-time fashion, and reflects tissue perfusion. This study aimed to evalua mai mult
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28 Ianuarie 2015
16 Ianuarie 2015
IntroductionIn critically ill patients, re-intubation is common and may be a high-risk procedure. Anticipating a difficult airway and identifying high-risk patients can allow time for life-saving preparation. Unfortunately, prospective studies have not compared the difficulty or complication rates a mai mult
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16 Ianuarie 2015
19 Ianuarie 2015
IntroductionThe neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) is a biological marker that has been shown to be associated with outcomes in patients with a number of different malignancies. The objective of this study was to assess the relationship between NLR and mortality in a population of adult critically mai mult
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19 Ianuarie 2015
IntroductionGradual reduction of the dosage of norepinephrine (NE) in patients with septic shock is usually left to the physician?s discretion. No haemodynamic indicator predictive of the possibility of decreasing the NE dosage is currently available at the bedside. The respiratory pulse pressure va mai mult
Critical Care - Latest Articles
20 Ianuarie 2015
IntroductionThis study aimed to evaluate whether fasting plasma citrulline concentration predicts subsequent glucose absorption in critically ill patients. Methods: In a prospective observational study involving 15 healthy and 20 critically ill subjects, fasting plasma citrulline concentrations were mai mult
Critical Care - Latest Articles
20 Ianuarie 2015
IntroductionVenous catheterisation in paediatric patients can be technically challenging. We examined factors affecting catheterisation of invisible and impalpable peripheral veins in children and evaluated the best site for ultrasound-guided catheterisation. Methods: Systolic pressure, age, sex, an mai mult
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22 Ianuarie 2015
IntroductionPatients with acute respiratory failure requiring respiratory support with invasive mechanical ventilation while awaiting lung transplantation are at a high risk of death. Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) has been proposed as an alternative bridging strategy to mechanical venti mai mult
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23 Ianuarie 2015
IntroductionInsulin is used to treat hyperglycaemia in critically ill patients but can cause hypoglycaemia, which is associated with poorer outcomes. In health glucose-dependent insulinotropic polypeptide (GIP) is a potent glucose-lowering peptide that does not cause hypoglycaemia. The objectives of mai mult
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26 Ianuarie 2015
IntroductionThe aim of this study was to assess the effect of low-dose corticosteroid therapy in reducing shock duration after severe burn. Methods: A placebo-controlled, double-blind, randomized clinical trial (RCT) was performed on two parallel groups in the burn intensive care unit (ICU). Patient mai mult
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27 Ianuarie 2015
IntroductionThe value of gastric intramucosal pH (pHi) can be calculated from the tonometrically measured partial pressure of carbon dioxide ( P C mai mult
Critical Care - Latest Articles
20 Ianuarie 2015 11:32
Editor's choice: Initial validation of the International Crowding Score in Emergency Departments

As I wrote in my inaugural editorial last January, emergency medicine shares a common set of challenges regardless of where you practice, and ED crowding is one of the biggest.

In 2012, a Delphi study

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Emergency Medicine Journal current issue
20 Ianuarie 2015 11:32

In the UK, medical education and practice are regulated by the General Medical Council. This ensures that new graduates have the capabilities expected by employers and patients, and continue their career in line with the principles of good practice. The regulatory guidelines are tailored to a career

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Emergency Medicine Journal current issue
20 Ianuarie 2015 11:32
Objective

Paediatric myocarditis has remained a diagnostic challenge. We aim to identify distinct characteristics and derive a scoring system that will trigger further investigations to be performed among paediatric patients presenting to the emergency department (ED) with clinically suspected myoca

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Emergency Medicine Journal current issue
20 Ianuarie 2015 11:32

Best Evidence Topic Reports (BET) summarise the evidence pertaining to particular clinical questions. They are not systematic reviews but rather contain the best (highest level) evidence that can be practically obtained by busy practising clinicians. The search strategies used to find the best evid

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Emergency Medicine Journal current issue
20 Ianuarie 2015 11:32

A 41-year-old man with a 4-year history of maintenance haemodialysis presented to the emergency department with painful disability of his right arm after a falling accident from 3-step stairs. Physical examination revealed local swelling, deformity and tenderness of the right arm. Radiography demons

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Emergency Medicine Journal current issue
20 Ianuarie 2015 11:32

A 20-year-old builder presented to casualty with a moderately painful red right eye. On further enquiry, a clean nail had been thrown at him resulting in direct impact to his right globe. The entire nail was recovered after the injury. His visual acuity was normal at 6/5 in each eye. Inspection reve

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Emergency Medicine Journal current issue
20 Ianuarie 2015 11:32
Objective

To investigate factors associated with emergency physician perception of the shift and to determine whether these perceptions were predictors of overall daily emergency department (ED) performance indicators.

Methods

This was an observational study conducted at an inner city ED in New Sou

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