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Clinical practice guidelines for the sustained use of sedatives and analgesics in the critically ill adult.
TLDR
This poster presents a poster presented at the 2015 American College of Critical Care Medicine (ACCM) and was endorsed by the Board of Regents of ACCM and the Council of SCCM, and the ASHP Board of Directors.
Narrative Review
TLDR
Evidence-based recommendations are provided for the diagnosis and management of acute decompensated heart failure including morphine, high-dose diuretics, and inotropic agents may be harmful.
Aspiration pneumonitis and aspiration pneumonia.
  • P. Marik
  • Medicine
    The New England journal of medicine
  • 1 March 2009
Recommendations for the diagnosis and management of corticosteroid insufficiency in critically ill adult patients: Consensus statements from an international task force by the American College of
Objective:To develop consensus statements for the diagnosis and management of corticosteroid insufficiency in critically ill adult patients. Participants:A multidisciplinary, multispecialty task
Dynamic changes in arterial waveform derived variables and fluid responsiveness in mechanically ventilated patients: A systematic review of the literature*
TLDR
Dynamic changes of arterial waveform-derived variables during mechanical ventilation are highly accurate in predicting volume responsiveness in critically ill patients with an accuracy greater than that of traditional static indices of volume responsiveness.
Bench-to-bedside review: Rhabdomyolysis – an overview for clinicians
TLDR
The most sensitive laboratory finding of muscle injury is an elevated plasma creatine kinase level, and the management of patients with rhabdomyolysis includes early vigorous hydration.
Aspiration pneumonia and dysphagia in the elderly.
TLDR
Elderly patients with clinical signs suggestive of dysphagia and/or who have CAP should be referred for a swallow evaluation and consideration for treatment with an angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor.
Adrenal insufficiency during septic shock*
TLDR
It is believed that a random cortisol concentration of <25 &mgr;g/dL in a highly stressed patient is a useful diagnostic threshold for the diagnosis of adrenal insufficiency.
Does central venous pressure predict fluid responsiveness? A systematic review of the literature and the tale of seven mares.
TLDR
A systematic review of the literature demonstrated a very poor relationship between CVP and blood volume as well as the inability of CVP/DeltaCVP to predict the hemodynamic response to a fluid challenge.
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