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Clinical Outcome Study of High-dose Meropenem in Sepsis and Septic Shock Patients - Full Text View... The SOFA score is composed of scores for six organ systems (respiratory, cardiovascular, neurological, hepatic, renal and coagulation. The function of six organ systems is scored from 0 (no organ dysfunction) to 4 (severe organ dysfunction), and the individual organ scores are then summed ...
Septic Shock (2), Sepsis (2), Bacteremia (1)
CBC News Canada
Science must be the guiding factor when diagnosing brain death - CBC News... But medical expertise must be the guiding principle here: brain death is certain death... ability to breathe, dictate when a doctor can declare brain death and have been entrenched in law around the world ... up to the courts to reaffirm the science of brain death.
Brain Death (5), Unconsciousness (1)
Prostate Cancer News
Rory Staunton Foundation’s sepsis story seen by over 1 million on ... Rory Staunton Foundation’s sepsis story seen by over 1 million on Rory Staunton lost his life to sepsis, at the age of 12, five years ago... York’s efforts to raise awareness about the killer syndrome sepsis, which took this strong.
Oncology (1)
Sepsis (5), Prostatic Neoplasms (1)
Early Versus Late CRRT in ACLF Patients With Septic Shock and AKI - Full Text View... Duration of mechanical ventilation and ICU (Intensive Care Unit) stay [ Time Frame: 1 year. Improvement in SOFA (Sequential Organ Failure Assessment ) ( by 2 points) scores [ Time Frame: 1 year. Improvement in APACHE (Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation) ( by 2 points) scores [ Time Frame: 1 ...
Lactic Acidosis (3), Septic Shock (2), Hypotension (1)
Speed of Processing Training for Cognitive Deficits After Delirium in Older Adults - Full Text View. Experimental: Speed of Processing Training. Training involves detection, localization, and discrimination of briefly displayed stimuli (17-500 milliseconds) using tasks with varying demands on visual attention. Cognitive processing speed is defined as response accuracy at a given display duration, regardless of motor speed.
Delirium (2)
Study of Low Carbohydrate Enteral Nutrition in Patients With Bacterial Septic Shock - Full Text View. Active Comparator: standard enteral nutrition. The standard enteral nutrition (SEN) and per cent contribution of carbohydrates used in the Yale MICU is as follows. Jevity 1.2 56% carb, 29.5% lipid, 18.5% protein Diabetisource 33% carb, 44% lipid, 20% protein Promote 55% carb, 25% lipid, 25 ...
Septic Shock (2)
Effects of Prophylactic Desmopressin on Blood Coagulation Parameters in Heart Valve Surgery - Full Text View. Active Comparator: desmopressin. Patients randomized to this group receive desmopressin 0,3 as an intravenous infusion given during 20 min. Drug: Desmopressin. Desmopressin is to be administered as an intravenous infusion after discontinuation of cardiopulmonary bypass and administration of protamine.
Penn study uncovers gender disparity in bystander CPR during cardiac arrest... When it comes to your likelihood of receiving bystander CPR if you experience a Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) in ... In addition to bystander CPR rates in public locations, the team also looked at possible disparities of in-home CPR ...
Heart Arrest (5), Sudden Cardiac Arrest (1)
NEJM - Physician's First Watch
Here's what we chose for you from NEJM Group today: NEJM Clinical Practice Center: Image in Clinical Medicine: A young man presented to the emergency...
Compartment Syndromes (1), Hemorrhage (1)
Therapeutic Drug Monitoring of Anti-infectious Drugs in Intensive Care Unit - Full Text View Primary Outcome Measures: Secondary Outcome Measures: Antibiotics, and especially beta-lactams, are among the most used drugs in the world. The good use of antibiotics and the prevention of selection of resistant strains has been a public health priority for many years.
Infectious Diseases (3)
Infections (1)
The Predictive Value of Hepatocyte Growth Factor and Soluble Receptor s-Met in Sepsis - Full Text View... 90 patients who diagnosed as sepsis were included in this study. Then keep blood samples from these patients in the first day, the third day, detect the hepatocyte growth factor and soluble receptor s-Met level in plasma byenzyme-linked immuno sorbent assay.
Sepsis (3)
12. Vitamin C and Septic Shock  
Date: 11/09/2017 12:00
Vitamin C and Septic Shock - Full Text View... of moderate-dose (6000 mg per day) Vitamin C supplementation versus placebo for the treatment of patients presenting to the ICU with septic shock. Both groups will continue to receive all other standard of care measures for septic shock as clinically indicated.
Septic Shock (4)
13. Stroke Prognosis in Intensive CarE  
Date: 11/08/2017 09:26
... place of residence or in the various existing structures of average and long stay. The future can also be a strong support. The patients needing no more invasive ventilation, are transferred by the ICU towards another department of care then, in the best case, return at home. The routes of care of these patients are varied according to their needs.
Evaluation of Early Association of Terlipressin and Norepinephrine During Septic Shock; the TerliNor Study - Full Text View... is the first line vasopressor recommended in case of septic shock... that the early association of terlipressin and norepinephrine during septic shock reduces organ failure... All patients with septic shock needing more than 0,5µg/kg/min of norepinephrine ...
Septic Shock (5), Heart Failure (1), Sepsis (1)
... of Low-Dose Dexmedetomidine on Sleep Quality in Mechanically Ventilated ICU Patients - Full Text View... Many factors are responsible for sleep disturbance in postoperative ICU patients with mechanical ventilation, these include the severity of surgical stress and illness, ICU environment, mechanical ventilation, pain, sedatives and analgesics, and various other therapy ...
Delirium (3), Sleep Fragmentation (1)
16. High Flow Nasal Cannula in Severe Sepsis  
Date: 11/07/2017 09:23
High Flow Nasal Cannula in Severe Sepsis - Full Text View. Experimental: High-Flow nasal cannula (HFNC. Treatment with HFNC will be adjusted for SpO2 >92%, even with FiO2 of 0.21, if needed. The rationale for this HFNC dosage is that minute ventilation can be already reduced with 30 L/min, but functional residual capacity and oxygenation maximally improve at higher ...
Sepsis (2)
The Effect of Vitamin C, Thiamine and Hydrocortisone on Clinical Course and Outcome in Patients With Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock - Full Text View. Experimental: Active substances. Vitamin C: Vitamin C will be mixed as 1500 mg vitamin C in 50ml container, which will then be infused over 30 minutes to 1 hour.
Septic Shock (2), Sepsis (2)
A Clinical Trial of Procalcitonin-guided Antimicrobial Therapy in Sepsis - Full Text View... Current guidelines of management of severe sepsis suggest that initial therapy of a patient should be reviewed ... this study are a major contribution in the field of critical care since they prove for the first time that PCT guidance ...
Infectious Diseases (3)
Infections (10), Sepsis (3)
The global burden of sepsis is substantial with an estimated 15 to 19 million ... improvement in supportive care the 28-day mortality from sepsis in high income countries has declined to about 25%, however, the mortality from septic shock remains as high as 45 ... Moreover, the mortality from sepsis and septic shock in low income countries is reported to be as ...
Sepsis (6), Septic Shock (5)
Does Preoperative Sleep Quality Affect the Postoperative Emergence Delirium in Children Undergoing Strabismus Surgery - Full Text View... Watcha scale (For emergence delirium) [ Time Frame: 20 min after awakening ( In the post ... For assessing the presence of emergence delirium... This values are related with severity of emergence delirium (High score means more severe emergence delirium.
Men's Health (1)
Delirium (9), Strabismus (3)
A Trial of Validation and Restoration of Immune Dysfunction in Severe Infections and Sepsis - Full Text View. Primary Outcome Measures. Secondary Outcome Measures. Mortality [ Time Frame: 90 days. Mortality will be compared between the groups of treatment. Time to decrease of SOFA score by more than 50% [ Time Frame: 28 days.
Infections (4), Secondary Infections (2), Sepsis (2)
Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (AHRQ)
Brain Death... Can clinicians determine brain death in patients receiving NMBAs... that NMBAs be discontinued prior to the clinical determination of brain death (good practice statement... It is also important to mention that individual patient or intensive care unit (ICU) circumstances may influence the applicability of a specific recommendation and ...
Anti-Obesity and Weight Loss (5)
Myasthenia Gravis (4), Status Asthmaticus (3), Brain Death (3)
Pro cyclist turns attention toward curing sepsis after career ended by devastating crash... hour Sinead Miller spends figuring out how to cure sepsis equates to some untold amount of time she'll spend ... and market a blood test that aids in diagnosing sepsis in seconds as opposed to hours of lab time ...
Infectious Diseases (2), Pain Management (1), Oncology (1)
Sepsis (12), Migraine Disorders (2), Traumatic Brain Injuries (2)
Impact of Electroencephalogram - Guided Anesthetic Care on Delirium After Laparoscopic Surgery - Full Text View... Incidence of PACU delirium [ Time Frame: 5 days... Incidence of non-delirium complications [ Time Frame: within 30 days... by EEG monitor (SedLine) on (1) the incidence of delirium in post-anesthesia care unit (PACU) and within the ...
Delirium (5), Acute Kidney Injury (1), Infections (1)
25. The Gut Microbiota and Delirium in the ICU  
Date: 11/01/2017 10:28
The Gut Microbiota and Delirium in the ICU - Full Text View... We plan to include an equal number of patients admitted to the ICU, that either do or don't develop delirium during their course of critical illness. Samples of feces/rectal swaps will be taken at admission and again either when the patients become CAM-ICU positive, alternatively after 5 ...
Delirium (3)
A Study to Investigate the Effects of Imatinib on Pulmonary Vascular Dysfunction in a Human Model of Lung Injury - Full Text View. The study is a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical study of imatinib (as mesilate) in healthy subjects exposed inhaled lipopolysaccharide. During the study, eight oral doses of imatinib, or placebo, will each be taken 12 hours apart ...
Lung Injury (2)
27. Emergency Department-Initiated Palliative Care  
Date: 10/30/2017 11:26
Emergency Department-Initiated Palliative Care - Full Text View This study is not yet open for participant recruitment. See Verified October 2017 by New York University School of Medicine Sponsor: Identifier: NCT03325985 First Posted: October 30, 2017 Last Update Posted: October 30, 2017 The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators.
Oncology (4), Kidney Disease (2), Men's Health (2)
Neoplasms (6), Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (3), Heart Failure (2)
Program of Intensive Support in Emergency Departments for Care: Partners of Cognitively Impaired Patients - Full Text View Dementia is a common problem for older patients presenting to emergency departments and for the family caregivers who often lack support, understanding, and skills to manage the problems related to the need for emergency department visits.
Men's Health (5), Neuroscience (4)
Dementia (3), Alzheimer Disease (1)
Impact of Anesthesia Technique on Post-operative Delirium After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation - Full Text View... Elderly anesthesia has specific complications, including acute cerebral disturbances (delirium) usually occurring within 24 to 48 hours postoperatively and ... It is recommended to screen delirium for patients admitted in intensive care using the CAM-ICU scale ...
Delirium (7), Cardiogenic Shock (1), Pathologic Constriction (1)
Prostate Cancer News
Hospitals need to improve emergency care practices for treating older cancer patients, study reveals - Prostate Cancer News Today Hospitals need to improve emergency care practices for treating older cancer patients, study reveals 19:28 GMT - October 25, 2017 A new study finds that patients with cancer, especially those aged 75 or older, are more likely to be admitted to the hospital – and less likely to be observed and released home – than patients without cancer.
Oncology (6)
Neoplasms (5), Prostatic Neoplasms (1)
Copeptin and Arterial Hypotension in Critically Ill Paediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care Patients - Full Text View Primary Outcome Measures: Secondary Outcome Measures: Length of stay on the intensive care unit [ Time Frame: Up to 168 hours. ] Association of copeptin values with length of stay on the intensive care unit.
Hypotension (2)
Use of Prothrombin Complex Concentrate in Patients Admitted in Emergency Care Units for Severe Bleeding While Receiving Oral Anticoagulants - Full Text View Phase 2 Prospective collection of data on expert data collection tool (expert eCRF reminding recommendations at each step of the management of severe bleeding). Prothrombin Complex Concentrate given as standard of care.
ABC News
Moscow journalist in intensive care after stabbing attack Ekho Moskvy radio station says its deputy editor-in-chief who was stabbed in the throat by an attacker has been operated on and transferred to an intensive care unit. Tatyana Felgenhauer, a top host at what is arguably Russia's only independent news radio station, was put into a medically induced coma on Monday after the attack at the station's studios in central Moscow.
Coma (1)
the Effect of Dopamine on Mechanical Ventilation Induced Lung Injury - Full Text View... has been implicated in the development of ventilator-induced lung injury (VILI), which is characterized by pulmonary inflammation and particularly ... participants, and explore whether DA could protect ventilation induced lung injury, which is helpful for prevention and treatment of ventilation induced lung injury ...
Lung Injury (4), Ventilator-Induced Lung Injury (1), Acute Lung Injury (1)
the Incidence and the Association Between Motor Subtypes and Outcome of Delirium in Ischemic Stroke Patients - Full Text View. This study is ongoing, but not recruiting participants. Sponsor. Chungnam National University Hospital. Identifier. NCT03317106. First Posted. October 23, 2017. Last Update Posted: October 23, 2017. The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the ...
Cardiovascular Diseases (2)
Delirium (2)
Effects of Dexmedetomidine on Delirium Duration of Non-intubated ICU Patients (4D Trial) - Full ... Delirium during intensive care unit (ICU) stay is frequent and associated with significant morbidity, mortality ... agitation duration (120 minutes), of an absolute reduction of delirium duration (1 day) and of a 50% relative decrease ... requirements, an agitation duration of 240 minutes and a delirium duration of 3 days.
Delirium (11), Tachycardia (1), Septicemia (1)