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ICU Management

Compensated hypercapnia not harmful in ventilated patients with cerebral injury

2018 21 Mar

In mechanically ventilated patients with cerebral injury, hypercapnic acidosis is associated with increased mortality. In contrast, hypercapnia when compensated to normal pH during the first 24 hours of intensive care unit admission, appears to have no such association. These findings are from a new multicentre study published in JAMA Neurology Clinical... Read more

ICU Management

Volume 18 - Issue 1, 2018

2018 16 Mar

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CO2 in the critically ill

2018 16 Mar

CO 2 exerts potent effects on lung biology that could be clinically relevant in critically ill patients, in particular those with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). The impact of hypercapnia on outcome in these patients is yet to be determined. The physiological effects of hypercapnia are increasingly well understood, but the literature... Read more

ICU Management

Volume 17 - Issue 2, 2017

2017 28 May

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