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Prostate Cancer News
Rory Staunton Foundation’s sepsis story seen by over 1 million on People.com - Prostate Cancer News Today... Rory Staunton lost his life to sepsis, at the age of 12, five years ago... family, living in New York’s efforts to raise awareness about the killer syndrome sepsis, which took this strong.
Oncology (1)
Sepsis (4), Prostatic Neoplasms (1)
ClinicalTrials.gov
... aim of this study is to determine the prognostic value of extravascular pulmonary water (PEVW) diagnosed using pulmonary ultrasound in patients admitted to an ICU following scheduled or emergency visceral surgery in the onset of acute respiratory distress requiring invasive mechanical ventilation, or prolonged post-operative intubation, or non-invasive ...
Daily Mail (United Kingdom)
... Tom Ray survived after he has ravaged by killer sepsis... Every year sepsis claims the lives of thousands of Britons, while many ... Tom Ray, who nearly died, aged 38, after developing sepsis; the result, it’s thought, of a nick to his ... to have survived, but was left disfigured after developing sepsis.
Sepsis (12), Infections (4), Coma (3)
ClinicalTrials.gov
Dissecting How Peripheral Lymphocytes Are Lost During Sepsis:a Observational,Clinical Study... We recruit patients with diagnosis of new onset sepsis within 24h, collect and record clinical characteristics. ①Demography data,diagnosis, admission source, infection source, APACHE II,SOFA scores;②Endotoxin levels and PaO2 measured;③Immune and systemic inflammatory indicators:T, RR, WBC, ALC, etc.;④Complicated organs dysfunctions: duration and therapy ...
Sepsis (3), Infections (2), Necrosis (1)
ClinicalTrials.gov
Trauma Informed Care for Newly Resettled Refugees - Full Text View... TICM will be designed to include the seven domains of trauma-informed care articulated by SAMHSA (2014): 1) early screening and comprehensive assessment; 2) consumer driven care and services; 3) trauma-informed, responsive and educated workforce; 4) emerging and evidence-informed ...
ClinicalTrials.gov
Prediction of PACU Delirium Using EEG - German Validation Study - Full Text View... Delirium in the postoperative anaesthesia care unit (PACU), a special of form of postoperative delirium, is associated with increased hospital stay and an elevated ... rhythm is associated with an increased rate of PACU delirium... to identify patients being at elevated risk for PACU delirium.
Delirium (9)
ClinicalTrials.gov
Cerebral Vascular Effects of Dexmedetomidine Versus Propofol Sedation in Intubated Mechanically Ventilated ICU Patients - Full Text View. Primary Outcome Measures. Available clinical evidence on the use of dexmedetomidine sedation in neurosurgical and neurocritical care is limited and no definite conclusion can be drawn. There is a need for The use of dexmedetomidine might be a useful adjunct in clinical situations ...
Oncology (1)
Vasogenic Cerebral Edema (1), Subarachnoid Hemorrhage (1), Brain Neoplasms (1)
ClinicalTrials.gov
The purpose of this study is to see how early cognitive training (participation/involvement in activities to stimulate the brain) in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) affects the number of patients who experience delirium (confusion) and cognitive impairment (problems with thinking. Reports have shown that 30% to 80% of all ICU patients will have some type of cognitive impairment: remembering ...
Neuroscience (1)
Delirium (1)
News-Medical.net
Identifying the rare child with severe sepsis or septic shock from among many non-sepsis patients with fever and rapid heart rate who present ... to form the foundation for CHOP's new multidisciplinary Pediatric Sepsis Program, which is launching this fall under the co-directorship of Dr. Balamuth and her critical care colleagues Dr. Scott Weiss and Dr. Julie Fitzgerald ...
Men's Health (2), Infectious Diseases (1), Pediatrics (1)
Sepsis (29), Infections (2), Septic Shock (1)
News-Medical.net
However, reliably measuring sepsis incidence and trends is challenging because clinical diagnoses of sepsis are often subjective and claims data, the traditional method ... research team, led by Chanu Rhee, MD, MPH, a critical care and infectious disease physician at BWH, developed a new strategy to track sepsis incidence and outcomes using electronic clinical data instead of ...
Infectious Diseases (1)
Sepsis (25), Infections (2), Communicable Diseases (1)
ClinicalTrials.gov
Effect of Monochromatic Light on Incidence of Emergence Delirium in Children - Full Text View... Emergence delirium/emergence agitation (ED/EA) is a behavioral phenomenon of ... Emergence delirium occurs in children of all ages following an anesthetic ... Electroencephalograms (EEG) in patients experiencing emergence delirium show diffuse background slowing... may be possible to reduce the incidence of emergence delirium in the post-operative period and therefore the amount ...
Men's Health (6), Neuroscience (1)
Delirium (6), Ganglion Cysts (1), Jaundice (1)
Prostate Cancer News
Sepsis kills more people than prostate, bowel and breast cancer combined - Prostate Cancer News Today... Lanarkshire health chiefs are warning that sepsis is a life-threatening condition which kills more people than prostate, bowel and breast cancer combined... Today (Wednesday, September 13) is World Sepsis Day and staff. continue reading.
Oncology (4)
Sepsis (4), Breast Neoplasms (3), Septicemia (1)
Prostate Cancer News
1st-in-nation sepsis curriculum now available to NY schools - Prostate Cancer News ... each year, yet many people have no idea what sepsis is... Education Department have created a first-in-the-nation sepsis prevention curriculum that is available to health educators across ... Sepsis is an extreme response to infection.
Oncology (1)
Sepsis (5), Prostatic Neoplasms (1), Infections (1)
Prostate Cancer News
Why it's so important to know the symptoms of sepsis - Prostate Cancer News Today... Sepsis is a life-threatening condition that requires quick treatment, but new findings show that symptoms are being missed in almost half of patients across NHS hospitals in England. The illness, which can lead to multiple organ failure and death, is most common in babies and ...
Oncology (1)
Sepsis (3), Prostatic Neoplasms (1)
Prostate Cancer News
Some hospitals are missing the symptoms of sepsis, investigation finds - Prostate Cancer News Today... Antibiotics are the main treatment for sepsis... Institute for Health and Care Excellence (Nice) last year said doctors should treat signs of possible sepsis as urgently as chest pains that could potentially be a heart attack.
Infectious Diseases (2), Oncology (1)
Sepsis (4), Prostatic Neoplasms (1)
BBC News (United Kingdom)
Sepsis: Some NHS hospitals missing treatment target... Sepsis is a potentially fatal condition caused by the body ... failing to give antibiotics to half their patients with sepsis within the recommended time, new figures suggest... Dr Ron Daniels is one of the world's leading sepsis experts and chief executive of the Sepsis Trust.
Infectious Diseases (9), Urology (1)
Sepsis (16), Infections (2), Urinary Tract Infections (1)
Daily Mail (United Kingdom)
One in four NHS trusts not giving sepsis drugs in time... in four hospital trusts are failing to give lifesaving sepsis drugs to half of patients in time, despite the ... of the trusts failed to spot signs of suspected sepsis in half of patients... to 2015, showed ten hospital trusts identified every suspected sepsis case, while six out of ten patients needing antibiotics ...
Infectious Diseases (4)
Sepsis (11), Infections (2), Septicemia (1)
ClinicalTrials.gov
... as: episode of blood-culture-positive relapse of neonatal sepsis caused by the same organism having the same antibiogram ... to be a relapse of the original episode of sepsis... as: episode of blood-culture-positive relapse of neonatal sepsis caused by the same organism having the same antibiogram ... to be a relapse of the original episode of sepsis.
Infectious Diseases (60), Muscular and Skeletal Diseases (3)
Sepsis (24), Infections (4), Abscesses (4)
United Press International - UPI (United States)
Biomarkers as effective at predicting sepsis as patient monitoring... biomarkers in the blood are as effective at predicting sepsis as long-term patient monitoring. Sepsis is a deadly and rapidly moving medical condition where ... published today in Scientific Reports, researchers identified five key sepsis biomarkers that could predict sepsis as well as long-term patient monitoring ...
Sepsis (11), Infections (1)
ClinicalTrials.gov
... Chloride Versus Balanced Crystalloid Solution on Renal Function of Sepsis Patients - Full Text View... Fluid resuscitation with 0.9% NaCl in animals with sepsis resulted in hyperchloremic metabolic acidosis, worsened AKI, and increased ... circulating inflammatory mediators in an experimental model of severe sepsis in rats, with a dose-dependent increase in circulating ... with 0.9% NaCl on the renal function in severe sepsis/septic shock patients.
Sepsis (5), Acidosis (4), Necrosis (1)
News-Medical.net
A lack of a clear definition of what sepsis is, and a lack of gold standard diagnostic for sepsis are possible factors contributing to its low-profile status ... For septic shock for instance, every hour a patient is not being ... Other treatments for septic shock include the use of vasopressors and organ support.
Infectious Diseases (6), Oncology (1)
Sepsis (37), Infections (15), Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (6)
Science Media Centre
In a new study published in Critical Care scientists report that a person’s risk of dying is higher ... rate than admission on a weekday, while simply being in intensive care unit (ICU) at the weekend has a lower death rate than during ... published in Critical Care on Thursday 7 September.
ClinicalTrials.gov
... the source of psychiatric and somatic comorbidities, which themselves have personal, professional and economic consequences at the level of the individual and society. Some studies looked at the psychological effects induced by a stay in intensive care unit (ICU) since few years. The emergence of PTSD in these patients has been described, with an incidence varying from 4% to 60.
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders (14), Acute Traumatic Stress Disorders (1)
ClinicalTrials.gov
... Two Different Intravenous Lipid Emulsions on the Outcomes of Preterm Infants With Sepsis - Full Text View... effect of two different intravenous lipid emulsions on the outcomes of neonatal sepsis in preterm infants... Forty preterm infants with clinically suspected sepsis are enrolled and assigned randomly into one of two groups, one receive ...
Sepsis (4)
ClinicalTrials.gov
... NeuroinflammaTion UnderlyIng Postoperative Brain Connectivity Changes, cogniTive Dysfunction and Delirium in Older Adults - Full Text View... Although distinct from delirium, POCD (like delirium) is associated with decreased quality of life, long term ... Postoperative Cognitive Dysfunction, Delirium... NeuroinflammaTion UnderlyIng Postoperative Brain Connectivity Changes, cogniTive Dysfunction and Delirium in Older Adults... Delirium.
Neuroscience (9)
Delirium (7), Cognition Disorders (1), Alzheimer Disease (1)
ClinicalTrials.gov
Apnea Tests as the Methods of Brain Death Diagnosis... of the most important examination during the diagnosis of brain death... During routine diagnosis of brain death, pupillary dilation after a neck flexion was observed in ... Therefore, we decided to use a pupillometer during brain death examination to find out how pupils react after a ...
Apnea (7), Brain Death (6), Heart Arrest (1)
ClinicalTrials.gov
... PSV) Versus Neurally Adjusted Ventilator Assist (NAVA) During Acute Respiratory Failure (ARF) - Full Text View... of obstructive sleep apnea and later on in neuromuscular respiratory failure... management in COPD exacerbation, cardiogenic pulmonary edema, post extubation respiratory failure and is also worth trial with conflicting data in cases of acute hypoxemic respiratory failure due to pneumonia, ARDS ...
Respiratory Failure (7), Pulmonary Edema (2), Obstructive Sleep Apnea (1)
ClinicalTrials.gov
... on clinical outcome (appearance of organ failures due to sepsis: renal failure, respiratory failure, coagulation disorders, hepatic failure, cardiac failure, need for vasopressors, CH balance, nitrogen-balance) of sepsis compared to placebo in patients receiving appropriate standard care ... of p-Tyr has effect on clinical outcome of sepsis compared to placebo in patients receiving appropriate standard care ...
Sepsis (14), Heart Failure (1), Liver Failure (1)
United Press International - UPI (United States)
Study: Bystanders less likely to deliver CPR in black neighborhoods... of the neighborhood may determine the likelihood of receiving CPR from a passer-by or having access to a ... Delaying CPR, or cardiopulmonary resuscitation, can dramatically reduce the odds of ... absolutely a call to action to improve and expand CPR training and defibrillator access," Starks said in a Duke ...
Heart Arrest (11)
News-Medical.net
... arrest in black neighborhoods less likely to receive bystander CPR... like a matter of luck -- whether a passerby knows CPR, or a defibrillator is close at hand or the ... predominantly black areas are much less likely to receive CPR or defibrillation from a bystander when their heart suddenly ... absolutely a call to action to improve and expand CPR training and defibrillator access.
Heart Arrest (13)
ClinicalTrials.gov
Introduction : Central venous catheter (CVC) insertion technique and time spent in situ (dwell period) are major risk factors for CVC colonisation among patients admitted to intensive care units (ICU) worldwide. Normal skin flora colonizes CVCs early in their dwell period (< 7-10 days) causing variable occurrence of infections in all categories of patients.
Infections (3)
ClinicalTrials.gov
One-Day Prevalence Study on Pressure Injuries in Intensive Care Units - Full Text View Primary Outcome Measures: major risk factors for pressure injury development. [ Time Frame: on the data collection day of 18 May 2018 (84 days follow-up) ] Pressures injury stages will be graded following the classification system jointly developed by the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel, European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel, and Pan Pacific Pressure Injury Alliance.
Pressure Ulcer (16)
ClinicalTrials.gov
Cross-sectional Study on Prevalence of Coagulation Factors Deficiency in Assiut University Children Hospital - Full Text View... evaluation of inheritance of coagulation fa tors deficiency through the checklist measuring other affected family members [ Time Frame: 1year. number of family members having coag factors deficiency , their age ,sex. evaluation of infectious disease by measuring hepatitis c virus and human immunodeficiency virus ...
Immune System Diseases (2), Infectious Diseases (2)
Hepatitis (2), Communicable Diseases (1)
34. Intensive Care Medicine  
Date: 08/29/2017 07:35
News-Medical.net
... from us because we could understand better various specific ICU problems such as critically ill weakness, delirium, post-traumatic stress disorders etc., things that are related ... He is the Chair of the Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock Working Group “4SWG” and executive member of the research-working group of the Surviving Sepsis Campaign (SSC ...
Sepsis (5), Infections (3), Poliomyelitis (2)
ClinicalTrials.gov
Line Sepsis [ Time Frame: through study completion, an average of 1 ... Treatment package of number of the line sepsis after ICU admission covering the number of patients with line sepsis using registre data on Lactat <1 hour, bacteria samples ≤1 hour taken, time between diagnosis of sepsis and taken bacteria samples, time between diagnosis and given ...
Infectious Diseases (1)
Sepsis (4), Pneumonia (1)
ABC News
Newborns in intensive care flown out of Hurricane Harvey’s path Flight crews in Texas spent around 18 hours Thursday and today evacuating 10 medically-fragile newborns out of the path of Hurricane Harvey. The babies, all of whom were born in the last few weeks, were evacuated out of Driscoll Children's Hospital in Corpus Christi, which is directly in the path of what is expected to be the worst hurricane to hit Texas in nearly two decades.