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Prone Positioning in Severe Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
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Prone Positioning in Severe Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

N Engl J Med 2013. DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa1214103 Conclusions In patients with severe ARDS, early application of prolonged prone-positioning ses- sions …Read the Rest

High Tidal Volumes in Mechanically Ventilated Patients Increase Organ Dysfunction after Cardiac Surgery
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High Tidal Volumes in Mechanically Ventilated Patients Increase Organ Dysfunction after Cardiac Surgery

Anesthesiology: May 2012 – Volume 116 – Issue 5 – p 1072–1082 Tissue damage in lungs following high tidal volume …Read the Rest

EMCrit Podcast 47 – Failure to Plan for Failure: A Discussion of Airway Disasters
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EMCrit Podcast 47 – Failure to Plan for Failure: A Discussion of Airway Disasters

Points that came out of the show Mortality is higher in the ED and ICU compared to the operating room. …Read the Rest

The TORCH Study: Do you remember?
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The TORCH Study: Do you remember?

The sentinel Towards a Revolution in COPD Health (TORCH) trial represented an approach to such an aim. This study, which …Read the Rest

An introduction to Pulmonary Embolism. (updated links)
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An introduction to Pulmonary Embolism. (updated links)

Pulmonary embolism is a life-threatening condition that occurs when a clot of blood or other material blocks an artery in …Read the Rest

Hyperoxia and Mortality After Cardiac Arrest
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Hyperoxia and Mortality After Cardiac Arrest

Kilgannon JH, Jones AE, Shapiro NI, et al JAMA. 2010;303:2165-2171 Study Summary Cardiac arrest is a devastating clinical situation, and …Read the Rest

An introduction to Pulmonary Embolism.
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An introduction to Pulmonary Embolism.

Pulmonary embolism is a life-threatening condition that occurs when a clot of blood or other material blocks an artery in …Read the Rest

Toronto Critical Care Conference Recap
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Toronto Critical Care Conference Recap

Spontaneous breathing is good!? A combination of 18-69 hours of diaphragmatic inactivity and controlled mechanical ventilation results in 53-57% reduction …Read the Rest

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