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Fecal Transplant Safe for Hepatic Encephalopathy Fecal Transplant Safe for Hepatic Encephalopathy
For the first time, a clinical trial has shown that fecal transplantation can ease the decline in brain function that can result from liver failure; and the effectiveness surprised researchers.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - April 27, 2017 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Postoperative Pulmonary Complications Postoperative Pulmonary Complications
This paper reviews the current literature regarding post-operative pulmonary complications. Why do they occur, how can at-risk patients be identified, and what can be done to reduce their occurrence?British Journal of Anaesthesia (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - April 26, 2017 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Predicting Mortality in Septic AKI Patients Requiring CRRT Predicting Mortality in Septic AKI Patients Requiring CRRT
The authors created a severity assessment tool to identify predictors of early mortality in patients with septic acute kidney injury who required continuous renal replacement therapy.BMC Anesthesiology (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - April 26, 2017 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Nephrology Journal Article Source Type: news

Aid Agencies Call for Life-saving Support to Yemen Aid Agencies Call for Life-saving Support to Yemen
Aid agency Oxfam called on donor nations on Monday to step up life-saving assistance to millions of civilians in Yemen facing starvation and disease, rather than providing arms to fuel the deepening conflict.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - April 25, 2017 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Nephrology News Source Type: news

Malaria Tops Travel-Related Diseases for US Hospitalizations Malaria Tops Travel-Related Diseases for US Hospitalizations
Endemic malarial disease was wiped out in the United States in the 1950s, but malaria remains a public health threat as travelers bring it back from countries with high infection rates.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - April 25, 2017 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Child Abuse Deaths Threefold Higher in Poor Communities Child Abuse Deaths Threefold Higher in Poor Communities
Among children aged 0 to 4 years, fatality rates range from 1.3 deaths per 100,000 children in the lowest-poverty counties to 9.6 per 100,000 for those living in the highest-poverty counties.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - April 24, 2017 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Vivek Murthy, MD, Replaced as Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, MD, Replaced as Surgeon General
The Trump administration asked for his resignation in the middle of his 4-year term. Deputy Surgeon General Sylvia Trent-Adams, RN, PhD, will take over on a temporary basis.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - April 23, 2017 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

CHMP Backs Two Orphan Drugs for Neurodegenerative Disorders CHMP Backs Two Orphan Drugs for Neurodegenerative Disorders
International Approvals (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - April 21, 2017 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Alert Source Type: news

C difficile-Associated Diarrhea in the Oncology Patient C difficile-Associated Diarrhea in the Oncology Patient
What is the best treatment option for C difficile in patients with cancer?Journal of Oncology Practice (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - April 20, 2017 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

The Ban on Order Texting: Two Sides of the Issue The Ban on Order Texting: Two Sides of the Issue
Is the ban on order texting valid or not? Should physicians and nurses send and receive patient orders by text? Many have an opinion.Medscape Family Medicine (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - April 14, 2017 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Article Source Type: news

Personalized Glycemic Control in Critically Ill Patients Personalized Glycemic Control in Critically Ill Patients
Could personalized glucose targets help improve outcomes among ICU patients?Endocrine Practice (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - April 12, 2017 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Can BMI Predict Clinical Outcomes in Acute Lung Injury/ARDS? Can BMI Predict Clinical Outcomes in Acute Lung Injury/ARDS?
A new study explores the ways in which a patient ' s BMI may impact outcomes in acute respiratory distress syndrome.Critical Care (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - April 7, 2017 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Critical Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Cerebrovascular Disease Will Stay Neurology in ICD-11 Cerebrovascular Disease Will Stay Neurology in ICD-11
Stroke and cerebrovascular diseases will remain neurologic disorders in the new revision of the WHO classification of diseases after criticism about a proposed move to circulatory disorders.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - April 7, 2017 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Delirium in Critically Ill Children Common, May Go Undetected Delirium in Critically Ill Children Common, May Go Undetected
About a quarter of children admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) will develop delirium, according to the first large international study to assess delirium prevalence in critically ill children.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - April 6, 2017 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

FDA Okays Naldemedine (Symproic) for Opioid Constipation FDA Okays Naldemedine (Symproic) for Opioid Constipation
The FDA has approved an oral peripherally acting mu opioid receptor antagonist for treatment of opioid-induced constipation.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - March 29, 2017 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Alert Source Type: news

Low-dose Apixaban May Be Safe Anti-stroke Option for Dialysis Patients Low-dose Apixaban May Be Safe Anti-stroke Option for Dialysis Patients
Low-dose apixaban achieves blood levels that appear to be safe and might be a “ reasonable alternative ” to warfarin for preventing stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation who are on hemodialysis, new research suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - March 24, 2017 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Why Volume-Controlled Ventilation May Not Be Safe Why Volume-Controlled Ventilation May Not Be Safe
Dr Holley reviews a new study that investigated volume-controlled ventilation in animal models and one patient case.Medscape Critical Care (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - March 24, 2017 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Critical Care Viewpoint Source Type: news

Global TB Control Falling Short, Drug Resistance Rising Global TB Control Falling Short, Drug Resistance Rising
Expanded initiatives to control TB and fight the global rise in multidrug-resistant TB are needed to eliminate the disease, experts say on the eve of World TB Day, March 24.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - March 23, 2017 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Dilatational Tracheotomy Using the Rigid Endoscope Dilatational Tracheotomy Using the Rigid Endoscope
Is the use of a rigid tracheotomy endoscope a feasible alternative to fiberoptic tracheo-bronchoscopy for dilational tracheotomy?BMC Anesthesiology (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - March 22, 2017 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Positive Feedback From Communities Using Naloxone Nasal Spray Positive Feedback From Communities Using Naloxone Nasal Spray
A survey of community health agencies and first responders shows the nasal formulation of naloxone effectively reverses opioid overdose in the field.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - March 22, 2017 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Prophylactic Platelet Transfusion Not Beneficial in Dengue Infection Prophylactic Platelet Transfusion Not Beneficial in Dengue Infection
Prophylactic platelet transfusion is no better than supportive care in preventing bleeding in patients with dengue infection, researchers from Singapore and Malaysia report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - March 17, 2017 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

IBM to Integrate MedyMatch Technology to Help Spot Brain Bleeding IBM to Integrate MedyMatch Technology to Help Spot Brain Bleeding
Israel ' s MedyMatch Technology said on Thursday IBM Watson Health would integrate MedyMatch ' s technology into its offerings to imaging experts in hospitals to help doctors identify intracranial bleeding from head trauma and stroke.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - March 17, 2017 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Emergency Medicine News Source Type: news

Mobile Stroke Treatment Unit Cuts Time to Thrombolysis Mobile Stroke Treatment Unit Cuts Time to Thrombolysis
A mobile unit that uses telemedicine reduces time from stroke onset to treatment, a new study shows, but issues of cost-effectiveness need further study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - March 16, 2017 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

How Do You Feel About the GOP Bill to Replace the ACA? How Do You Feel About the GOP Bill to Replace the ACA?
Most medical organizations as well as at least one nursing society have expressed major concerns about the bill, known as the Affordable Health Care Act (AHCA).Medscape Reader Polls (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - March 16, 2017 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

An Out-of-Reach Option for Psychosis-Induced Agitation An Out-of-Reach Option for Psychosis-Induced Agitation
Dr Peter Yellowlees discusses a recent publication reviewing multiple studies on the use of droperidol for psychosis-induced aggression or agitation.Medscape Psychiatry (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - March 15, 2017 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Psychiatry Commentary Source Type: news

Contrast-Induced Nephropathy: Signal or Noise? Contrast-Induced Nephropathy: Signal or Noise?
A study showing similar rates of contrast-induced nephropathy with or without hydration challenges expert opinion. Dr Mandrola quotes a nephrologist who asks if we need to rethink CIN entirely.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - March 7, 2017 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Cardiology Expert Column Source Type: news

Rivaroxaban Promising Alternative to Fondaparinux for Superficial Vein Thrombosis Rivaroxaban Promising Alternative to Fondaparinux for Superficial Vein Thrombosis
Oral rivaroxaban shows promise as a safe, effective, and less costly alternative to subcutaneous injections of fondaparinux to treat superficial vein thrombosis (SVT), according to industry-sponsored research.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - March 7, 2017 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

Hospital Transfer Linked to Worse Stroke Thrombectomy Outcome Hospital Transfer Linked to Worse Stroke Thrombectomy Outcome
New data from a large real-world registry of endovascular therapy for ischemic stroke show results similar to those of the randomized trials but suggest that direct transport to a comprehensive center is linked to better outcomes.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - March 7, 2017 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Fifth Avian Influenza Epidemic in China Worse Than Before Fifth Avian Influenza Epidemic in China Worse Than Before
The current avian influenza A epidemic in China is infecting more people with a more virulent strain than in previous years.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - March 3, 2017 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

How Hospital Medicine Groups Can Get the Most From NPs and PAs How Hospital Medicine Groups Can Get the Most From NPs and PAs
Three hospital medicine groups share how they have successfully incorporated nurse practitioners and physician assistants into their practices.Medscape Internal Medicine (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - February 24, 2017 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Internal Medicine Article Source Type: news

Increased Monitoring Detects More AF After Acute Stroke Increased Monitoring Detects More AF After Acute Stroke
More frequent, more prolonged Holter monitoring initiated early is better than standard care for the detection of atrial fibrillation (AF) after acute ischemic stroke, researchers from Germany report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - February 24, 2017 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

FDA OKs Rapid Test for Bloodstream Infections, ABX Choice FDA OKs Rapid Test for Bloodstream Infections, ABX Choice
The PhenoTest BC Kit can identify a bloodstream pathogen and check its antibiotic susceptibility within 7 hours, speeding up treatment.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - February 23, 2017 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Infectious Diseases News Alert Source Type: news

Headache Far More Common Stroke Symptom in Kids Headache Far More Common Stroke Symptom in Kids
Headaches occur in close to half of children with ischemic stroke, much more often than among adults with stroke, and are most common with dissection and transient cerebral arteriopathy of childhood.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - February 23, 2017 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Many Physicians, Nurses Want Pain Removed as Fifth Vital Sign Many Physicians, Nurses Want Pain Removed as Fifth Vital Sign
Slightly more than half of Medscape survey respondents also said they often or sometimes felt pressure to prescribe.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - February 21, 2017 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Brain Damage in Former Players Fuels Soccer ' Heading ' Fears Brain Damage in Former Players Fuels Soccer ' Heading ' Fears
Scientists have found signs of brain damage that could cause dementia in a handful of former soccer players, fueling worries about the danger of frequent knocks from heading the ball or colliding with others on the field.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - February 17, 2017 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Emergency Medicine News Source Type: news

Greater Nutritional Intake and Mortality in ICU Patients Greater Nutritional Intake and Mortality in ICU Patients
A new study examines the potential benefits of greater nutritional intake among high-risk ICU patients.Critical Care Medicine (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - February 16, 2017 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Critical Care Journal Article Source Type: news

High-Flow Oxygen May Ward Off Critical Care in Infants With Bronchiolitis High-Flow Oxygen May Ward Off Critical Care in Infants With Bronchiolitis
High-flow warm humidified oxygen (HFWHO) does not reduce the amount of time infants with bronchiolitis require oxygen support compared to standard therapy, according to an open-label trial.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - February 14, 2017 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Sepsis Evaluations Vary Widely Across National Network of Nurseries Sepsis Evaluations Vary Widely Across National Network of Nurseries
Newborn early-onset sepsis (EOS) risk assessment varies substantially across U.S. nurseries that are part of the Better Outcomes through Research for Newborns (BORN) network.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - February 14, 2017 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Critical Care News Source Type: news

Impact of hs-cTn on Coronary Angiography in Suspected AMI Impact of hs-cTn on Coronary Angiography in Suspected AMI
Do high-sensitivity cardiac troponin assays result in increased use of unnecessary coronary angiographies and other resources due to their increased rate of false positives?European Heart Journal (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - February 13, 2017 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Colistin Resistance Gene ' Pervasive ' in China Colistin Resistance Gene ' Pervasive ' in China
Two new studies provide a snapshot of the prevalence of and risk factors for colistin-resistant Enterobacteriaceae in China.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - February 9, 2017 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

FDA Clears Deflazacort (Emflaza) for DMD FDA Clears Deflazacort (Emflaza) for DMD
Deflazacort is the first corticosteroid to be approved by the FDA for Duchenne muscular dystrophy.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - February 9, 2017 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Alert Source Type: news

Undocumented Immigrants Face Healthcare Woes in the U.S. Undocumented Immigrants Face Healthcare Woes in the U.S.
Two new studies highlight the plight faced by seriously ill or dying undocumented immigrants in the U.S.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - February 9, 2017 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Nephrology News Source Type: news

Vancomycin Tied to Lower Mortality in Severe C difficile Vancomycin Tied to Lower Mortality in Severe C difficile
Thirty-day mortality risk was reduced by 20% with vancomycin as first-line therapy for severe cases of C difficile infection compared with metronidazole, according to the largest study to date.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - February 7, 2017 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Does the Age of Transfused Blood Affect Surgery Outcomes? Does the Age of Transfused Blood Affect Surgery Outcomes?
Commentary on a study on whether the use of ' older ' blood contributes to a higher risk for postoperative complications and morbidity, published in the Annals of Surgery.Medscape General Surgery (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - February 3, 2017 Category: Intensive Care Tags: General Surgery Viewpoint Source Type: news

Immigration Raids Tied to Greater Risk of Underweight Babies Immigration Raids Tied to Greater Risk of Underweight Babies
In the aftermath of an immigration raid, Latina women in the U.S. may be more likely to have low birthweight or premature babies even when they are citizens, a new study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - February 2, 2017 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Sepsis-3 Recommendations Fortified by External Study Sepsis-3 Recommendations Fortified by External Study
The Sepsis-3 guidelines have been validated in a large study conducted over 15-year period, and should be used to predict sepsis in ICUs around the world, researchers report.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - February 1, 2017 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Critical Care News Source Type: news

Video No Better Than Direct Laryngoscopy for ICU Intubations Video No Better Than Direct Laryngoscopy for ICU Intubations
Video laryngoscopy did not improve first-pass orotracheal intubation rates in the intensive care unit (ICU) and was associated with higher rates of life-threatening complications, in a multicenter study in France.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - January 31, 2017 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Emergency Medicine News Source Type: news

No Benefit With Hypothermia After Cardiac Arrest in Children No Benefit With Hypothermia After Cardiac Arrest in Children
Hypothermia after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest was previously shown to be no better than normal body temperature, and now a new study shows the same result after in-hospital arrest.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - January 31, 2017 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Sepsis Leading Cause of Early Readmissions in the U.S. Sepsis Leading Cause of Early Readmissions in the U.S.
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - January 27, 2017 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Critical Care News Source Type: news

Tight Glycemic Control: Little Benefit to Critically-Ill Children Tight Glycemic Control: Little Benefit to Critically-Ill Children
Imposing tight glycemic control does not improve the outcomes of critically ill children with confirmed hyperglycemia and may pose a hazard, according to a study of 713 youngsters treated at 35 mostly U.S.-based medical centers.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - January 27, 2017 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Critical Care News Source Type: news