Struggle for implementation of new strategies in intensive care medicine: anticoagulation, insulin, and lower tidal volumes.

@article{Schultz2005StruggleFI,
  title={Struggle for implementation of new strategies in intensive care medicine: anticoagulation, insulin, and lower tidal volumes.},
  author={Marcus J. Schultz and Esther K. Wolthuis and Hazra S. Moeniralam and Marcel Levi},
  journal={Journal of critical care},
  year={2005},
  volume={20 3},
  pages={199-204}
}
The management of intensive care patients have changed dramatically in the last years: from merely supportive care, it has moved to evidence-based strategies that have been demonstrated to reduce mortality of the severely ill patients. Clinical research have brought numerous positive clinical trials offering intensive care physicians specific therapies to improve outcome of intensive care patients. Among them were the trials that tested the infusion of activated protein C in patients with… CONTINUE READING