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ICU Physiology in 1000 Words: Systolic Time Intervals

Dupilumab as add-on biologic improved allergic asthma outcomes

Daily chest X-rays the norm in ventilated patients, despite guidelines

Could anti-reflux surgery slow idiopathic lung fibrosis?

More labeled warnings on fluoroquinolones ordered by FDA

Why are obese people more likely to survive infections and sepsis?

Delay renal replacement in severe sepsis with acute kidney injury: IDEAL-ICU

Med Schools' Business Model Is Officially Dead

Hydrocortisone, Ascorbic Acid and Thiamine (HAT) Therapy in Sepsis: A Question & Answer with Dr. Paul Marik

Hyponatremia corrected too quickly and dangerously in many patients

Home non-invasive ventilation reduced health costs in severe COPD

ICU Physiology in 1000 Words: Volutrauma or Barotrauma?

Oral Anticoagulants in the ICU: Clinical Review

Intubation or bag-mask ventilation: Outcomes similar for cardiac arrest patients

Don't use procalcitonin to withhold antibiotics in severe COPD exacerbations

Point of Care Ultrasound Unhelpful in Undifferentiated Hypotension? The SHOC-ED trial & the 'Tale of the Eighth Mare'

FDA approves dupilumab, injectible biologic, for eosinophilic asthma

Antipsychotics don't help in ICU delirium: MIND-USA

Seven days (or fewer) of corticosteroids advised for severe COPD exacerbations: GOLD

Near Apneic Ventilation & Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation: close the lungs & keep them closed?

Procalcitonin strategy in the ED did not reduce antibiotic use (ProACT)

Targeting normal oxygen saturation associated with death: meta-analysis

Dentists may be at high risk for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, data suggest

2018 IDSA Guidelines for Clostridium Difficile Infection: fecal transplant gets its moment in the sun

Endobronchial valves now FDA approved for severe COPD

Triple therapy better for COPD in criticized study

ECMO fails as first-line treatment for ARDS. Or did it?

New MRI technology could predict outcome after cardiac arrest

High Flow Oxygen in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: improved work of breathing or respiratory effort?

Subsegmental pulmonary embolism: anticoagulation or observation?

Each week's delay in lung cancer surgery risks tumor's spread

Simvastatin & Hyper-inflammatory ARDS: re-analysis of the HARP-2 trial

Seven days of antibiotics were as good as 14 for gram-negative bacteremia

Aspirin Appears Protective in COPD Patients

Extended antibiotic infusions could save lives: Here's how to do it

Asthma patients should use ICS-LABA for rescue as well as maintenance, SMART says

Increasing inhaled steroids to abort asthma attacks: does it work?

In-Flight Medical Events & Emergencies: part 2

Scheduled nebulization with acetylcysteine didn't help ventilated patients

In-Flight Medical Events & Emergencies: part 1

FDA approves new hyperkalemia drug Lokelma

Sodium Bicarbonate Administration in Severe Metabolic Acidemia: the BICAR-ICU Trial

Critical Care Quiz 2

Prophylactic Precedex prevented delirium in ICU patients

Pulmonary Embolism Causes <1% of Syncope in ER, Study Argues

Password resets for quiz logins should be fixed now.

Prophylactic haloperidol did not prevent delirium in the ICU: REDUCE trial

How to manage bleeding from oral anticoagulant drugs

Should antibiotics for sepsis be given in the ambulance?

Ceftazidime and avibactam (Avycaz) approved for hospital-acquired pneumonias

Hospitalists Are the New Intensivists

Pulmonary Quiz 2

DVT-PE in cancer: Oral anticoagulant edoxaban non-inferior to enoxaparin

FDA Warns of Pneumothorax, Death Associated With High-Tech Nasogastric Tubes

Driving Pressure in Airway Pressure Release Ventilation: a fool’s errand?

Vitamin C cocktail for sepsis: randomized trials to test efficacy

Bougies for all intubations led to high success rates, even on difficult airways

Prolonged infusions of beta-lactam antibiotics save lives in sepsis: meta-analysis

Varenicline May Increase Cardiovascular Risk

Malignant pleural effusions: pleural catheters vs pleurodesis, again

Sepsis blood test with high accuracy may be coming to your hospital

Pittsburgh International Lung Conference: Register Today

Non-Invasive Ventilation in Critical Care: Positive Pressure Ventilation and High-Flow Oxygen Therapy

A Free On-Line Hemodynamic Curriculum Grows

ICU Physiology in 1000 Words: Airway Pressure Release Ventilation – Part 3

ICU Physiology in 1000 Words: Airway Pressure Release Ventilation – Part 2

ICU Physiology in 1000 Words: Airway Pressure Release Ventilation – Part 1

2018 Update to Surviving Sepsis Guidelines: Cue Backlash

Catheter-Directed Lysis Adds Risk, Not Benefit, for Proximal DVT

Lectures from the Inaugural 'Hospitalist and the Resuscitationist' Conference in Montreal, Canada

Checking procalcitonin in the ICU saves lives? Maybe

Are balanced crystalloids better than saline? SMART Talk with Dr. Michael Pinsky

High-Flow Nasal Cannula, Work of Breathing & Mechanical Power: is there benefit?

Noninvasive ventilation improves heart function in obesity hypoventilation syndrome

Regular Aspirin Use May Slow COPD Progression

FDA warns clarithromycin could cause death in patients with heart disease

Is There Synergy between PEEP & Prone Position in ARDS?

At-Home Breath Training Improves Asthma Quality of Life

Does Piperacillin-Tazobactam Cause Renal Failure?

Hydrocortisone plus fludrocortisone improved survival from septic shock (APROCCHSS trial)

Corticosteroids do help in sepsis: ADRENAL trial

The Great Lactate Debate Part 2: can we ‘myth-bust’ the strong ion approach?

The Great Lactate Debate Part 1: should we be counting protons or strong ions?

Cardiovascular events were higher after starting a long-acting inhaler for COPD

Ruling Out PE in the ED: Critical Analysis of the PROPER Trial

PERC Can Safely Rule Out Pulmonary Embolism in ED Setting

FDA Approves New Cystic Fibrosis Drug Combo

Vasopressors and Inotropes for Shock Syndromes: Review

Meta-analysis: statins for COPD associated with better walk distance and quality of life

Choose Wisely – Avoid Sildenafil for Pulmonary Hypertension in Corrected Left-Heart Valvular Disease (SIOVAC Trial)

Lung cancer screening with CT: Does it work in the real world?

ICU Physiology in 1000 Words: Venous Doppler & Volume Tolerance

FDA Approves First Nebulized LAMA for COPD

Conference: The Hospitalist & The Resuscitationist April 18-19

Prone positioning for severe ARDS advised by major societies

FDA Approves Benralizumab for Severe Asthma

Vitamin D improved asthma symptoms and reduced exacerbations

Weekend hospital admissions associated with increased risk of death

N-acetylcysteine (NAC), sodium bicarbonate no help in preventing contrast nephropathy

Annual Asthma-Related Expenditures in U.S. Exceed $80 Billion

Management of Ground Glass and Subsolid Pulmonary Nodules: Review

Perverse Incentives: Do You See What I See?

Apply for the ALiEM Faculty Incubator Before Feb 3!

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