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50 Studies Every Intensivist Should Know
50 Studies Every Intensivist Should Know
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ISBN No.: 9780190467654
Pages: 352
Year: 201802
Format: Trade Paper
Price: £45.68
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Section 1: Neurologic, Sedation, and Analgesia Chapter 1: Mild Therapeutic Hypothermia to Improve the Neurologic Outcome after Cardiac Arrest: The HACA trial Ala Nozari Chapter 2: Decompressive Craniectomy in Diffuse Traumatic Brain Injury: The DECRA Trial Merrick E. Miles and Avinash B. Kumar Chapter 3: Daily interruption of sedative infusions in critically ill patients undergoing mechanical ventilation David Stahl Chapter 4: A comparison of four treatments for generalized convulsive status epilepticus Jason L. Sanders and Jarone Lee Chapter 5: Efficacy and safety of a paired sedation and ventilator weaning protocol for mechanically ventilated patients in intensive care: a randomised controlled trial (Awakening and Breathing Controlled Trial) Jeffery Katz and Steve Greenberg Chapter 6: A protocol of no sedation for critically ill patients receiving mechanical ventilation: a randomized trial Ulrich Schmidt and Zeb McMillanChapter 7: Intracranial Pressure Monitoring in Severe Traumatic Brain Injury Thomas Peponis and David R. King Section 2: Cardiovascular, Resuscitation, Shock Chapter 8: Early Goal-Directed Therapy in the treatment of severe sepsis and septic shock: The EGDT trial Namita Jayaprakash and Joseph Hyder Chapter 9: Lactate Clearance vs Central Venous Oxygen Saturation as Goals of Early Sepsis Therapy Marc de Moya and Leandra Krowsoski Chapter 10: Efficacy and Safety of Recombinant Human Activated Protein C for Severe Sepsis: The PROWESS Study Anna M. Ward and Richard M. Pino Chapter 11: Saline Versus Albumin for Resuscitation of Critically Ill Adults: The SAFE Study Craig S. Jabaley Chapter 12: The Use of the Pulmonary Artery Catheter in Critical Care: The PAC-Man Trial Shahzad Shaefi and Ameeka Pannu Chapter 13: Vasopressin versus Norepinephrine Infusion in Patients with Septic Shock: The VASST Trial Karim Fikry Chapter 14: Comparison of dopamine and norepinephrine in the treatment of shock: The SOAP II Trial Daniel W.


Johnson Chapter 15: CPR with Chest Compression Alone or with Rescue Breathing Christopher "Kit" Tainter and Gabriel Wardi Chapter 16: Advanced Heart Failure Treated with Continuous-Flow Left Ventricular Assist Device David M. Dudzinski and James Sawalla Guseh Chapter 17: Intraaortic Balloon Support in Myocardial Infarction Complicated by Cardiogenic Shock David M. Dudzinski and Sam Bernard Chapter 18: Angioplasty vs. Fibrinolytics in Acute ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction: The DANAMI-2 Trial Bryan Simmons Section 3: Pulmonary, ARDS Chapter 19: The Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Network: Ventilation with Lower Tidal Volumes as Compared with Traditional Tidal Volumes for Acute Lung Injury and the Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Laleh Jalilian and Jeanine Wiener Kronish Chapter 20: Neuromuscular Blockers in Early Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Duncan McLean and Matthias Eikermann Chapter 21: Prone Positioning in Severe Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: The PROSEVA trial Andrea Coppadoro and Giuseppe Foti Chapter 22: Efficacy and economic assessment of conventional ventilatory support versus extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for severe adult respiratory failure (CESAR): a multicentre randomised controlled trial Matthew James Sigakis Chapter 23: Comparison of Two Fluid-Management Strategies in Acute Lung Injury: The FACTT Trial Ross Gaudet and Rebecca Kalman Chapter 24: Positive End-Expiratory Pressure Setting in Adults with ALI and ARDS: The ExPress Trial J. Aaron Scott and Vivek Moitra Chapter 25: Efficacy and safety of corticosteroids for persistent acute respiratory distress syndrome Sean Levy and Ednan Bajwa Chapter 26: Effect of Early Vs. Late Tracheostomy Placement on Survival in Patients Receiving Mechanical Ventilation: The TRACMAN Trial J. Michael Guthrie and Vadim Gudzenko Chapter 27: Using Esophageal Pressures to Improve Oxygenation and Compliance in Acute Lung Injury Connie Wang and Edward Bittner Chapter 28: A comparison of four methods of weaning patients from mechanical ventilation Sheri Berg and Archit Sharma Chapter 29: Noninvasive Ventilation for Acute COPD Exacerbations Robert Loflin and David Kaufman Chapter 30: High-Frequency Oscillation in Early Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Susan Wilcox and Haitham Al Ashry Section 4: Gastrointestinal/Nutrition Chapter 31: Risk Factors for Gastrointestinal Bleeding in Critically Ill Patients Miguel Cobas and Melissa Grillo Chapter 32: Early vs. Late Parenteral Nutrition in the ICU: The EPaNIC (Early Parenteral Nutrition Completing Enteral Nutrition in Adult Critically Ill Patients) Trial D.


Dante Yeh Chapter 33: Initial Trophic vs Full Enteral Feeding in Patients With Acute Lung Injury: The EDEN Randomized Trial Milad Sharifpour and Pedro Mendez-Tellez Chapter 34: Early versus On-Demand Nasoenteric Tube Feeding in Acute Pancreatitis Peter J. Fagenholz Chapter 35: Glutamine and Antioxidants in Critically Ill Patients: The Redoxs Trial Yuk Ming Liu and Jarone Lee Section 5: Renal Chapter 36: Low-Dose Dopamine in Patients with Early Renal Dysfunction Tao Shen Chapter 37: Intensity of Renal Support in Critically Ill Patients with Acute Kidney Injury Eric Ehieli and Yuriy Brohnsteyn Chapter 38: Continuous venovenous haemodiafiltration versus intermittent haemodialysis for acute renal failure in patients with multiple-organ dysfunction syndrome: a multicentre randomised trail. Christina Anne Jelly and Edward Bittner Section 6: Hematologic Chapter 39: A Multicenter, Randomized, Controlled Clinical Trial of Transfusion Requirements in Critical Care: The Transfusion Requirements in Critical Care (TRICC) Trial Joseph R. Guenzer and Andrew Vardanian Chapter 40: Reducing Mortality Among Bleeding Trauma Patients with Tranexamic Acid: The CRASH-2 (Clinical Randomization of an Antifibrinolytic in Significant Haemorrhage-2) Randomized Controlled Trial Haytham M.A. Kaafarani Chapter 41: Transfusion of plasma, platelets, and red blood cells in a 1:1:1 vs a 1:1:2 ration and mortality in patients with severe trauma: The PROPPR randomized clinical trial Yuk Ming Liu amd Kathryn Butler Section 7: Infectious Chapter 42: Comparison of 8 vs 15 days of antibiotic therapy for ventilator-associated pneumonia in adults: a randomized trial. Laurie O. Mark and Jean Kwo Chapter 43: Bronchoscopy with Bronchoalveolar Lavage vs.


Endotracheal Aspiration for the Diagnosis of Ventilator Associated Pneumonia Samad Rasul and David C. Kaufman Chapter 44: Randomized trial of combination versus monotherapy for the empiric treatment of suspected ventilator-associated pneumonia Kimberly Pollock and Angela Meier Chapter 45: Use of procalcitonin to reduce patients'' exposure to antibiotics in intensive care units (PRORATA trial): a multicentre randomised controlled trial Alice Gallo De Moraes and Dante Schiavo Chapter 46: Nasopharyngeal and Oropharyngeal Decontamination to Prevent Nosocomial Infection in Cardiac Surgery Patients Jose L. Diaz-Gomez and Sarah W. Robison Chapter 47: An intervention to decrease catheter-related bloodstream infections in the ICU: The Keystone ICU Project Courtney Maxey-Jones and Edward Bittner Section 8: Endocrine Chapter 48: The Normoglycemia in Intensive Care Evaluation-Survival Using Glucose Algorithm Regulation (NICE-SUGAR) Trial Daniel J. Niven and Tom Stelfox Chapter 49: Hydrocortisone Therapy for Patients with Septic Shock: The CORTICUS Trial Ryan J. Horvath and Edward Bittner Section 9: Musculoskeletal Chapter 50: Daily interruption of sedation with physical and occupational therapy in mechanically ventilated patients Michael Wolfe and Daniel Saddawi-Konefka.


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