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ICU Management

Volume 18 - Issue 1, 2018

2018 16 Mar

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ICU Management

ICU delirium a distinct indicator of acute brain injury

2018 16 Mar

More than half of ICU patients in a new study experienced delirium for long periods during their stay. Sedative-associated delirium was most common, while longer periods of hypoxic delirium and unclassified delirium were associated with worse cognitive function at follow-up one year after hospital discharge.You might also like: Sedative prevents delirium... Read more

ICU Management

Study: ICU delirium a distinct indicator of acute brain injury

2018 27 Feb

More than half of ICU patients in a newly published study experienced delirium for long periods during their stay. Sedative-associated delirium was most common, while longer periods of hypoxic delirium and unclassified delirium were associated with worse cognitive function at follow-up one year after hospital discharge. The researchers write that their... Read more

ICU Management

41st Annual Conference on SHOCK

2018 09 Jun

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Executive Health Management

WHO Child Shock Guidelines 'Dangerous'

2014 15 Jan

UK researchers warned that thousands of children could be dying since the World Health Organization has not updated guidelines for treating children going into shock.Critics claimed the advice to give large quantities of fluid was deadly, and found it "disappointing and puzzling” that the last update published in 2013 did not recommend a change.In response,... Read more