Ischemic Stroke Rates Higher in Young Women Than Young Men Ischemic Stroke Rates Higher in Young Women Than Young Men
Young women may be at a higher risk of ischemic stroke than young men, a new systematic review shows, representing a ' significant departure from our current scientific understanding, ' researchers say.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - January 27, 2022 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

US  FDA Labels Philips' Expanded Ventilator Recall as Most Serious US  FDA Labels Philips' Expanded Ventilator Recall as Most Serious
The US Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday classified Philips ' expanded recall of certain ventilators late last year as Class 1, or the most serious type of recall, saying they could lead to injuries or death.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - January 27, 2022 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news

Benefits and Risks of Noninvasive Oxygenation in COVID-19 Benefits and Risks of Noninvasive Oxygenation in COVID-19
Might high-flow nasal cannula oxygen and noninvasive mechanical ventilation provide benefits in the treatment of COVID-19?Critical Care (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - January 27, 2022 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Critical Care Journal Article Source Type: news

COVID Is Less Severe With Omicron Than Delta, US  Study Suggests COVID Is Less Severe With Omicron Than Delta, US  Study Suggests
The Omicron variant appears to result in less severe COVID-19 than seen during previous periods of high coronavirus transmission including the Delta wave, according to a new US study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - January 26, 2022 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

mRNA COVID-19 Vaccine Effectiveness in the Immunocompromised mRNA COVID-19 Vaccine Effectiveness in the Immunocompromised
This CDC report reveals that mRNA COVID-19 vaccines are less effective in immunocompromised persons, supporting the recommendation for administration of a third dose of mRNA vaccine in this group.Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - January 26, 2022 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Public Health & Prevention Journal Article Source Type: news

Pharmacies Turning Away Immunocompromised Seeking 4th COVID Shot Pharmacies Turning Away Immunocompromised Seeking 4th COVID Shot
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention quietly changed its guidance to allow an extra shot in certain cases, but some pharmacy personnel are confused about who is eligible.Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - January 25, 2022 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Should We Always Offer CPR? Should We Always Offer CPR?
The case of an elderly unconscious patient prompts this doctor to question why CPR is the default strategy and brings to mind the hero of a Hemingway short story.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - January 25, 2022 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

Ketamine an'Intriguing New Therapy' for Alcoholism Ketamine an'Intriguing New Therapy' for Alcoholism
Infusions of ketamine combined with counseling may help alcohol-dependent patients curb their drinking.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - January 25, 2022 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Can a Ketogenic Diet Reduce Concussion-Related Brain Damage? Can a Ketogenic Diet Reduce Concussion-Related Brain Damage?
A ketogenic diet has been linked to better outcomes in mild traumatic brain injury, including less cognitive impairment, neuronal loss, and neuroinflammation, new animal research shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - January 25, 2022 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

ECG Challenge: Fast Heartbeat With a Pacemaker ECG Challenge: Fast Heartbeat With a Pacemaker
During a routine physical exam, this man ' s heart is beating at a fast clip. What ' s going on with his pacemaker?Medscape Cardiology (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - January 25, 2022 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Cardiology Clinical Case Source Type: news

Kidneys From Donors With AKI Often Unnecessarily Discarded Kidneys From Donors With AKI Often Unnecessarily Discarded
Although acute kidney injury donor kidney procurement is on the rise, many AKI kidneys are discarded, despite evidence of success; researchers urge changes to the kidney donor scoring system.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - January 20, 2022 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Nephrology News Source Type: news

Hospital Rooms Housing COVID-19 Patients Usually Not Contaminated With Virus Hospital Rooms Housing COVID-19 Patients Usually Not Contaminated With Virus
The rate of contamination of surfaces in rooms with hospitalized COVID-19 patients is low, researchers report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - January 20, 2022 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Are Hospital Admissions Still the Best Way to Gauge the COVID Crisis? Are Hospital Admissions Still the Best Way to Gauge the COVID Crisis?
Using the number of people in hospital with COVID-19 to gauge the severity of the pandemic may not give an accurate picture in the Omicron era as more and more patients with the virus are being admitted for other reasons, some scientists say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - January 20, 2022 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

ICU Adults: Sicker, More Disabled Now Than Before ICU Adults: Sicker, More Disabled Now Than Before
Older adults admitted to ICUs now in the US are older, more frail, and more likely to have pre-existing disabilities and multimorbidities than 17 years ago.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - January 19, 2022 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news

Situation Dire for US Dialysis Patients During Omicron Surge Situation Dire for US Dialysis Patients During Omicron Surge
The National Kidney Foundation and American College of Nephrology issued a five-alarm call for increased pandemic help along with higher priority for dialysis patients, who have been underserved.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - January 19, 2022 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Nephrology News Source Type: news