Sitemap - 2018 - PulmCCM
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
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
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?
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