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Associations of Proton-Pump Inhibitors and H2 Receptor Antagonists with Chronic Kidney Disease: A Meta-Analysis
Background/AimsThe aim of this meta-analysis was to assess the risks of chronic kidney disease (CKD) and/or end-stage kidney disease (ESRD) in patients who are taking proton-pump inhibitors (PPIs)Expand
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Developing the surveillance algorithm for detection of failure to recognize and treat severe sepsis.
OBJECTIVE To develop and test an automated surveillance algorithm (sepsis "sniffer") for the detection of severe sepsis and monitoring failure to recognize and treat severe sepsis in a timely manner.Expand
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Epidemiology and outcome of new-onset atrial fibrillation in the medical intensive care unit.
OBJECTIVE To assess the incidence of new-onset atrial fibrillation (NOAF) in the medical intensive care unit setting and describe associated characteristics and implications for long-term outcomes.Expand
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Proton pump inhibitors linked to hypomagnesemia: a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies
Abstract Background: The reported risk of hypomagnesemia in patients with proton pump inhibitor (PPI) use is conflicting. The objective of this meta-analysis was to assess the association between theExpand
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Serum creatinine level, a surrogate of muscle mass, predicts mortality in critically ill patients.
Serum creatinine (SCr) has been widely used to estimate glomerular filtration rate (GFR). Creatinine generation could be reduced in the setting of low skeletal muscle mass. Thus, SCr has also beenExpand
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The Effect of an Electronic Checklist on Critical Care Provider Workload, Errors, and Performance
Purpose: The strategy used to improve effective checklist use in intensive care unit (ICU) setting is essential for checklist success. This study aimed to test the hypothesis that an electronicExpand
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Delayed Rapid Response Team Activation Is Associated With Increased Hospital Mortality, Morbidity, and Length of Stay in a Tertiary Care Institution*
Objective:To identify whether delays in rapid response team activation contributed to worse patient outcomes (mortality and morbidity). Design:Retrospective observational cohort study including allExpand
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Associations of sugar- and artificially sweetened soda with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the major concern of public health worldwide. The risk of NAFLD in subjects who regularly drink soda is controversial. The aim ofExpand
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High alcohol consumption and the risk of renal damage: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
BACKGROUND The risk of renal damage in patients with high alcohol consumption is controversial. The objective of this meta-analysis was to evaluate the associations between high alcohol consumptionExpand
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