Transitional Care After the Intensive Care Unit
- Applying Epidemiology-Based Outcomes Research to Clinical Decision-Making: A Hypothetical Model of Biotechnology Therapy in Gram-Negative Sepsis. Wang, E.C.Y.; Grasela, T.H.; Walawander, C.A. // PharmacoEconomics;1999, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p385
Objective: Sepsis occurs in a heterogeneous population. A prospective nationwide surveillance study found that populations stratified by infection type had significant differences in the incidence of sepsis syndrome, rate of complications and mortality. The objective of this study was to explore...
- Validation of C1-esterase inhibitor therapy in severe capillary leak syndrome by monitoring of extravascular lung water. Kluge, Stefan; Kreymann, Georg // Intensive Care Medicine;Apr2004, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p731
Looks into a study on capillary leak syndrome. Use of bedside measurement of the extravascular lung water index to monitor and manage patients; Description of the condition of a 41-year-old woman who was admitted to the intensive care unit of a hospital; Type of treatment administered to patients.
- Hand-held echocardiography with doppler capability for the assessment of critically-ill patients: is it reliable? Vignon, Philippe; Frank, Mickaël B. J.; Lesage, Jérôme; Mücke, Frédérique; François, Bruno; Normand, Sandrine; Bonnivard, Michel; Clavel, Marc; Gastinne, Hervé // Intensive Care Medicine;Apr2004, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p718
Objective. To evaluate the diagnostic capability of a hand-carried ultrasound device (HCU) in critically ill patients when using conventional transthoracic echocardiography (TTE) as a reference. Design. Prospective, descriptive study. Setting. Medical-surgical intensive care unit of a teaching...
- ESBL, MBL and Ampc Î² Lactamases Producing Superbugs — Havoc in the Intensive Care Units of Punjab India. OBEROI, LOVEENA; SINGH, NACHHATARJIT; SHARMA, POONAM; AGGARWAL, ARUNA // Journal of Clinical & Diagnostic Research;Jan2013, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p70
Background: An alarming rise in the rates of the antibiotic resistance has now become a serious and an increasingly common public health concern, with severe implications, especially in the intensive care units. A variety of Î²-lactamases which include ESBLs, AmpC Î²-lactamases and...
- Critical Thinking. Hynes, Patricia // Dynamics;Fall2004, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p4
As the Canadian Association of critical Care Nurse board of directors prepares to release the third edition of Standards for Critical Care Nursing Practice, greater emphasis on patient safety and infection control are among the key changes to the document. One of the most important ways that...
- Inside ACE.. Irion, Glenn L. // Acute Care Perspectives;Winter2009, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p2
The article discusses the notable developments regarding the publication "Acute Care Perspectives" through the years in the U.S. It states that the publication started off in 1993 which was considered a tremendous feat for a section that only started in June of 1992. An overview of the notable...
- Body mass index is associated with the development of acute respiratory distress syndrome. M N Gong // Thorax;Jan2010, Vol. 65 Issue 1, p44
BACKGROUND: The relationship between body mass index (BMI) and development of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is unknown. METHODS: A cohort study of critically ill patients at risk for ARDS was carried out. BMI was calculated from admission height and weight. Patients were screened...
- A Critical Caring Approach to Promoting Global Health. Falk-Rafael, Adeline // International Journal for Human Caring;2006, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p32
Presents an abstract of the study "A Critical Caring Approach to Promoting Global Health," by Adeline Falk-Rafael, presented at the 28th International Association for Human Caring Conference in Fremantle, Australia from May 31 to June 3, 2006.
- Nutrition in Intensive Care Medicine: Beyond Physiology. Gardiner, D. // BJA: The British Journal of Anaesthesia;Dec2014, Vol. 113 Issue 6, p1063
No abstract available.