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Objectives: To determine which multicenter randomized controlled trials in critically ill patients have shown that the study intervention was associated with a statistically significant reduction in mortality. Our analysis provides an update to a report published 10 years ago. Data Sources: MEDLINE database and PubMed interface from inception until April... Leggi di più
Pubblicato il 17-11-2019
Fonte: CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE - most emailed articles
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Pubblicato il 17-11-2019
Fonte: CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE - most emailed articles
Purpose of review Acute kidney injury (AKI) in the setting of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) is common in pediatric and adult patients. The incidence ranges from 12 to 66%, and development of AKI in the posttransplant course is independently associated with higher mortality. Recent findings Patients who undergo HSCT... Leggi di più
Pubblicato il 17-11-2019
Fonte: CURRENT OPINION IN CRITICAL CARE - most emailed articles
Purpose of review Medications are a relatively common cause of acute kidney injury (AKI), especially in hospitalized patients who are exposed to numerous agents. Drug-related acute tubular/tubulointerstitial injury is the most common cause of AKI associated with these agents. Toxic effects of drugs and their renal handling often lead to... Leggi di più
Pubblicato il 17-11-2019
Fonte: CURRENT OPINION IN CRITICAL CARE - most emailed articles
Purpose of review To give an update on the latest developments regarding rare adverse effects of bisphosphonate therapy. Recent findings Recent studies covering osteonecrosis of the jaw (ONJ) and atypical femoral fractures (AFFs) provided several updates to the literature. Identification of ONJ in large population databases is a challenge but... Leggi di più
Pubblicato il 17-11-2019
Fonte: CURRENT OPINION IN ENDOCRINOLOGY, DIABETES AND OBESITY - most viewed articles
Purpose of review describing the current role of carbapenems and carbapenem-sparing strategies in the setting of antimicrobial stewardship programs. Recent findings sparing carbapenems with other drugs appears to be an interesting perspective for a variety of reasons in the current context of the multidrug-resistant (MDR) pandemic. Specific algorithms should also... Leggi di più
Pubblicato il 17-11-2019
Fonte: CURRENT OPINION IN INFECTIOUS DISEASE - most viewed articles
Purpose of review Antimicrobial resistance among Gram-negative organisms is a rapidly escalating global challenge. Pharmacologic dose optimization based on pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic principles is essential for managing Gram-negative infections. High-risk patient populations may receive nonoptimized antimicrobial dosing because pf physiologic changes in acute illness and/or medical interventions. The purpose of this review... Leggi di più
Pubblicato il 17-11-2019
Fonte: CURRENT OPINION IN INFECTIOUS DISEASE - most viewed articles
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Pubblicato il 17-11-2019
Fonte: CURRENT OPINION IN LIPIDOLOGY - most viewed articles
Purpose of review Cancer cachexia is a complex inflammatory syndrome, which presents with a variety of discrete symptoms and signs. This creates a challenge for both clinicians and researchers in recognizing and assessing the syndrome. This review explores the evidence for various measures used in the assessment of cachexia. Recent... Leggi di più
Pubblicato il 17-11-2019
Fonte: CURRENT OPINION IN SUPPORTIVE AND PALLIATIVE CARE - most viewed articles
This article is part of a series, Supporting Family Caregivers: No Longer Home Alone, published in collaboration with the AARP Public Policy Institute. Results of focus groups, conducted as part of the AARP Public Policy Institute's No Longer Home Alone video project, supported evidence that family caregivers aren't given the... Leggi di più
Pubblicato il 17-11-2019
Fonte: AMERICAN JOURNAL OF NURSING - ajn featured articles
Background: Minimally invasive hysterectomy for fibroids decreases recovery time and risk of postoperative complications compared with abdominal hysterectomy. Within Veterans Affair (VA), black women with uterine fibroids are less likely to receive a minimally invasive hysterectomy than white women. Objective: To quantify the contributions of patient, facility, temporal and geographic... Leggi di più
Pubblicato il 16-11-2019
Fonte: MEDICAL CARE - most emailed articles
Here's the most clicked-on item we featured from NEJM Group this week, in case you missed it the first time around: Insights on Residency...... Leggi di più
Pubblicato il 16-11-2019
Fonte: NEJM JOURNAL WATCH - specialty: physician's first watch
New England Journal of Medicine, Ahead of Print.... Leggi di più
Pubblicato il 16-11-2019
Fonte: NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE - current issue
By Patrizio Lancellotti
New England Journal of Medicine, Ahead of Print.... Leggi di più
Pubblicato il 16-11-2019
Fonte: NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE - current issue
By George D. Dangas