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One study showed short-term benefit to using vasopressin and methylprednisolone in patients who experience in-hospital cardiac arrest. But study limitations mean further examination is needed before a
Managing critically ill patients with cardiogenic shock often includes a decision between two inotropes: dobutamine and milrinone. Is there evidence to inform that choice?
What's the feasibility and safety of giving a high-dose nitroglycerin bolus for sympathetic crashing acute pulmonary edema?
Early fluid resuscitation has been proven to be a fundamental component in improving survival for patients with severe sepsis or septic shock. But what happens when a patient has cirrhosis?
Evidence surrounding the benefits of post-arrest hypothermia has been conflicting, but it continues to be the standard of care per international guidelines. The TTM2 Trial adds to the data.
As the coronavirus continues to mutate, researchers are examining every treatment option. This study looks at the efficacy of convalescent plasma for patients admitted to the hospital with COVID-19.
ED intubations are typically carried out using rapid sequence intubation (RSI), utilizing both a sedative agent and neuromuscular blocking agent. What are the indications and complications of opting f
When patients with sepsis are mechanically ventilated, which sedation leads to better outcomes: dexmedetomidine or propofol?
The data and support for veno-arterial ECMO for cardiac arrest after massive pulmonary embolism is still lacking, but if your institution has the resource, this systematic review shows it may be worth