Critical Care Commentary

Critical Care Commentary

Hyperoxia in the ICU: Is less more?

While oxygen itself is not toxic, the reactive oxygen species that form as a result of oxygen metabolism are.

Critical Care Commentary

Neuromuscular blockade for ARDS in the ICU

The ability to control the delivery of ventilation to patients having the acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) without encountering patient...

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Nutrition support during adult critical illness

To understand the supportive role of nutrition during critical illness, let’s identify and contextualize the different phases of critical illness...

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Should PEEP be titrated based on esophageal pressures?

Current standard of care for patients with ARDS includes a low tidal volume ventilation strategy, keeping plateau pressures below 30 cm H2O,...

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Not another burnout article

Stress and burnout are closely related, but they’re more like distant cousins.