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ICU Management

Rising Ozone Levels Associated with ARDS

2016 14 Jan

A new study shows that exposure to higher daily levels of ozone is associated with development of acute respiratory disease syndrome (ARDS) in critically ill patients, particularly in trauma patients and current smokers. The findings, reported in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, indicate that ozone exposure may represent... Read more

Cardiology Management

Experts: Heart Patients To Avoid Rush Hour Traffic

2014 11 Dec

In a paper published this week in the European Heart Journal, heart patients have been advised to avoid being outside during rush hour traffic. The paper was written by experts from the European Society of Cardiology and focuses on air pollution and cardiovascular disease. The authors also recommend decreasing the use of fossil fuels. According to... Read more

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