Browsing: Critical Care Alert

What is possible with highly coordinated ECMO-facilitated cardiopulmonary resuscitation? A recent study demonstrates the value of exploring interesting alternatives such as ECMO cannulation in the eme
Fluid overload has not been clearly defined in the critical care arena. In situations where patients have renal, cardiac, and pulmonary dysfunction, commonly seen in the ICU, large volume fluid therap
The STAAMP Trial results show TXA, with a thus far demonstrated low adverse event rate, should be considered in all trauma patients as early as feasibly possible, and those with more severe forms of s
While the treatment for SARS-CoV-2 continues to evolve, the emergency department remains a primary place for early medical intervention. There is growing evidence to support that initiating steroids w
With no clear consensus on the use of steroids in critically ill sepsis patients, a recent meta-analysis studies the 28-day mortality in critically ill COVID-19 patients when corticosteroids are admin
This study sheds more light on how the administration of ascorbic acid, corticosteroids, and thiamine might affect the rates of organ injury in patients suffering septic shock. The takeaway? It's not
Intubating the critically ill septic patient is a high-risk procedure. We examine an observational study that reported higher levels of procedural hypotension with the use of ketamine when compared to
As much of the U.S. experiences a resurgence of COVID-19 cases heading into the height of summer, research continues at a brisk pace. Can dexamethasone - a relatively inexpensive, commonly prescribed