Browsing: Critical Care Alert

Ischemic stroke is one of the most common causes of death and devastating permanent disability worldwide. Two new trials - DAWN and DEFUSE 3 - suggest endovascular therapy could benefit patients prese
Our March 2018 Critical Care Alert compares early use of APRV and LTV in ARDS patients in ICU.
Critical Care Alert: Incidence of Coronary Intervention in Cardiac Arrest Survivors with Non-shockable Initial Rhythms and No Evidence of STEMI A 59-year-old male presents to the emergency department
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Critical Care ALERT! Apneic Oxygenation in RSI A 57-year-old male presents to the emergency department for shortness of breath. He became more hypoxic despite applying NIPPV. You decided to proceed w
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Critical Care Alert: Angiotensin II for the Treatment of Vasodilatory Shock (ATHOS-III) A 68-year-old female with recurrent UTIs presents to the ED with 3 days of fever, back pain, and dysuria. She i
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Critical Care Alert: Mechanical Ventilator Protocol A Quasi-Experimental, Before-After Trial Examining the Impact of an Emergency Department Mechanical Ventilator Protocol on Clinical Outcomes and Lu
Critical Care Alert: Point-of-Care Ultrasound in Out-of-Hospital and in-ED Cardiac Arrests A 57-year-old male with unknown past medical history becomes unresponsive as witnessed by bystanders. He is
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Critical Care Alert: Prognostic Accuracy of Sepsis-3 Criteria for In-Hospital Mortality Among Patients with Suspected Infection A 78-year-old female presents to the emergency department with altered
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Critical Care Alert: Intensive Blood-Pressure Lowering in Patients with Acute Cerebral Hemorrhage A 57-year-old male with a history of hypertension and diabetes develops a severe headache and nausea.
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Critical Care Alert: Effects of Buffered Crystalloids vs. Saline on Acute Kidney Injury in Resuscitation of ICU Patients A 60-year-old man presents to the emergency department with fever, productive