The practice guideline was jointly written by an ad hoc committee of the American Thoracic Society and Infectious Diseases Society of America.
WASHINGTON – U.S. patients hospitalized with community-acquired sepsis had higher mortality when they had no other comorbidities.
SAN FRANCISCO – Age of 65 years or older was not a predictive factor for mortality for patients who received ECMO for trauma-related ARDS.
NEW ORLEANS – Results from the randomized, phase 3 VICTAS study, anticipated in the coming months, may shed light on...
NEW ORLEANS – More discharges to hospice, and more health care surrogates chosen, when palliative care consultation occurs within 24 hours of ICU...
NEW ORLEANS – Length of stay, number of ventilator days both reduced with use of the standardized instrument.
News from the FDA/CDC
The latest approval is based on results from the phase 3 MAGELLAN and MARINER trials, which included more than 20,000 patients.
From the Journals
Using conservative oxygen therapy in adults undergoing mechanical ventilation in the ICU does not increase ventilation-free days.
MADRID – Automated mechanical ventilation keeps post-op patients in safe breathing zones better than nurses.
Critical Care Commentary
Current standard of care for patients with ARDS includes a low tidal volume ventilation strategy, keeping plateau pressures below 30 cm H2O,...