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Fluid resuscitation guidelines for severe sepsis and septic shock presently address only the initial phase of resuscitation. The RIFTS trial examines the efficacy of a restrictive IV fluid resuscitati
As the use of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation becomes more prevalent, emergency physicians should understand the history of ECMO, how it works, when it's indicated, and what role it plays in the e
Does early neuromuscular blockade accompanied by heavy sedation in ARDS cases improve all-cause in-hospital mortality rates? The ROSE trial investigates.
When trying to resuscitate patients with septic shock, which offers better guidance for intervention: measuring capillary refill or trending lactate levels? The Andromeda SHOCK trial studied patients
Although asphyxiant exposure is a relatively uncommon phenomenon, it is important to keep in mind when evaluating an altered patient or a patient who has been found down, particularly in industrial or
The study authors sought to examine the effect of closed chest compressions on cardiac arrest due to hemorrhagic shock versus whole blood resuscitation.
Does the application of positive pressure ventilation by bag valve mask during tracheal intubation improve outcomes in critically ill patients?
The study authors sought to examine if early norepinephrine administration in patients diagnosed with septic shock improved shock control by 6 hours compared with standard care.