Mehdi Merouani

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OBJECTIVES To determine the mortality and clinical features of patients presenting with severe hypotension in the pre-hospital phase of care. DESIGN A prospective observational study. The medical records of patients attended by a physician-led pre-hospital medical service were examined prospectively. Inclusion criteria were severe shock characterized by a(More)
INTRODUCTION The rate of weaning of vasopressors drugs is usually an empirical choice made by the treating in critically ill patients. We applied fuzzy logic principles to modify intravenous norepinephrine (noradrenaline) infusion rates during norepinephrine infusion in septic patients in order to reduce the duration of shock. METHODS Septic patients were(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to evaluate the renal tolerance of a hypertonic-hyperoncotic solution (HHS) administration during uncontrolled hemorrhagic shock (UHS). METHODS UHS was produced in rats by a preliminary bleed followed by tail amputation. Hydroxyethylstarch (HHS) 200/0.5 6% in NaCl 7.2% was administered to the HHS groups (n = 20) and(More)
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