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ICU Management

Study: Microbiome Disruption May Have Key Role in ARDS, Sepsis

2016 18 Jul

Researchers from the University of Michigan (U-M) Medical School have found culture-independent evidence that the lung microbiome is enriched with gut bacteria, both in a murine model of sepsis and in patients with ARDS. In more severely critically ill patients, lung bacteria were more outnumbered by the misplaced gut bacteria. The researchers conclude... Read more

ICU Management

Kimberly-Clark Introduces New Subglottic Suction Endotracheal Tube

2014 23 Apr

Kimberly-Clark has launched its new KimVent MICROCUFF Subglottic Suctioning Endotracheal Tube (ETT) specifically designed to prevent microaspiration and provide more effective protection against cross-contamination for both patients and healthcare professionals. The MICROCUFF Subglottic ETT offers more effective subglottic suctioning through its unique... Read more

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