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Urinary tract infections in the critical care unit: A brief review
  • S. Parida, S. Mishra
  • Medicine
  • Indian journal of critical care medicine : peer…
  • 1 November 2013
TLDR
The current review highlights the important management issues in critical care patients having CAUTI, and performed a MEDLINE search using combinations of keywords such as urinary tract infection, critical care unit and indwelling urinary catheter. Expand
Obstetric Patients Requiring Intensive Care: A One Year Retrospective Study in a Tertiary Care Institute in India
TLDR
Maternal mortality was 13%, and the majority of the deaths were due to disseminated intravascular coagulation and multiorgan failure, following an obstetric haemorrhage, resulting in a dedicated obstetric ICU in tertiary hospitals. Expand
Ultrasound of the airway
TLDR
With development of better probes, high-resolution imaging, real-time picture and clinical experience, US has become the potential first-line noninvasive airway assessment tool in anaesthesia and intensive care practice. Expand
Comparison of i-gel supraglottic airway and LMA-ProSeal™ in pediatric patients under controlled ventilation
TLDR
Both groups were comparable in terms of ease of insertion, number of attempts and other insertion parameters, and there were no clinically significant complications in the first 12 h of the post-operative period. Expand
Effect of low dose tranexamic acid on intra-operative blood loss in neurosurgical patients
TLDR
There is a significant reduction in the total amount of blood loss in tranexamic acid group, however, there was no reduction in intraoperative transfusion requirement. Expand
Comparison of intubation success and glottic visualization using King Vision and C-MAC videolaryngoscopes in patients with cervical spine injuries with cervical immobilization: A randomized clinical
TLDR
All the three videolaryngoscopes can be used effectively in patients with cervical spine injury, with good glottic visualization and first attempt success rate. Expand
Ultrasound measurement of anterior neck soft tissue and tongue thickness to predict difficult laryngoscopy - An observational analytical study
TLDR
The ultrasound measurements of soft tissue thickness of the anterior neck and tongue thickness along with the clinical assessment of airway can be useful in predicting difficult laryngoscopy. Expand
Competence of Intensivists in Focused Transthoracic Echocardiography in Intensive Care Unit: A Prospective Observational Study
TLDR
Intensivists with requisite training in TTE were able to perform focused echocardiography with comparable accuracy to that of cardiologists. Expand
Comparison of different regimens of intravenous dexmedetomidine on duration of subarachnoid block
TLDR
It is concluded that the continuous infusion of dexmedetomidine results in more advantages than just a bolus dose and is suggested to be used after subarachnoid blockade for prolonging the duration and achieving sedation. Expand
PRES (Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome) and Eclampsia:-Review
TLDR
Physicians involved in the evaluation of patients with markedly elevated blood pressure, eclampsia, renal failure etc should presumed PRES and must be aware of the clinical spectrum of the associated conditions, its diagnostic modalities, and treatment. Expand
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