- When do you cut off care in the ICU? // Trustee;Feb96, Vol. 49 Issue 2, p4
Reports on the study on intensive care patients at Stanford University Hospital in Stanford, California. Identification of patients least likely to benefit from typical intensive care treatments; Characteristics of patients included in the Potential Ineffective Care category.
- CME/CNE Questions. // Critical Care Alert;Jun2007, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p23
A quiz related to critical care medicine is presented.
- An emotional awakening. Heras La Calle, Gabriel // Intensive Care Medicine;Jan2016, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p115
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of being an intensive care physician since 2007 where he worked daily with the critically ill and their families.
- Assessing intensive care. Lowry, Stella // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);5/6/89, Vol. 298 Issue 6682, p1205
Evaluates intensive care in Great Britain. Disadvantages of intensive care units for patients; Guidelines for the management of intensive care units; Criteria for the admission to intensive care units.
- Increased Mortality Associated with Growth Hormone Treatment in Critically Ill Adults. Takala, Jukka; Ruokonen, Esko; Webster, Nigel R.; Nielsen, Michael S.; Zandstra, Durk F.; Vundelinckx, Guy; Hinds, Charles J. // New England Journal of Medicine;09/09/99, Vol. 341 Issue 11, p785
Background: The administration of growth hormone can attenuate the catabolic response to injury, surgery, and sepsis. However, the effect of high doses of growth hormone on the length of stay in intensive care and in the hospital, the duration of mechanical ventilation, and the outcome in...
- Is continuous infusion ceftriaxone better than once-a-day dosing in intensive care? A randomized controlled pilot study. Jason A. Roberts; Rob Boots; Claire M. Rickard; Peter Thomas; Jo Quinn; Darren M. Roberts; Brent Richards; Jeffrey Lipman // Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (JAC);Feb2007, Vol. 59 Issue 2, p285
Objectives: To compare the clinical and bacteriological outcome of critically ill patients with sepsis treated by ceftriaxone administered as a once-a-day intermittent bolus dose or by 24 h continuous infusion. Patients and methods: We conducted an open-label, randomized...
- care, intensive. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p372
A definition of the term "intensive care" is presented.
- The role of the intensive care unit in the management of the critically ill surgical patient. Cuthbertson, Brian H.; Webster, Nigel R. // Journal of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh;Oct99, Vol. 44 Issue 5, p294
Examines the role of the intensive care unit in the management of the critically ill surgical patient in Great Britain. Intensive care versus high dependency care; Criteria for intensive care admission; Pre-operative admission; Early recognition and intervention; Role of the intensive care unit...
- Critical care medicine. Bone, Roger C. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;06/18/97, Vol. 277 Issue 23, p1847
Reports on scientific advances in the field of critical care medicine. Diagnosis of nosocomial sinusitis in critically ill patients; New developments in understanding pathogenesis sepsis; Noninvasive ventilation as a safe and effective means of support.