Critical Care

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Arterial Catheter Use in ICU Doesn’t Improve Hospital Mortality

Clinical question: Does the use of arterial catheters (AC) improve hospital mortality in ICU patients requiring mechanical ventilation?...

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ICU Pressures Improve Transfers to the Floor

Clinical question: Does ICU strain negatively affect the outcomes of patients transferred to the floor? Background: With healthcare costs...

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Decreased ICU Duty Hours Does Not Affect Patient Mortality

Clinical question: Does the reduction in work hours for residents affect mortality in medical and surgical ICUs? Background: A reduction in work...

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ICU Pressure Improves Patient Transfers to the Hospital Floor

Rising costs, projected shortages in critical care staff have prompted physicians to use ICU services more efficiently: study

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Intravenous Haloperidol Does Not Prevent ICU Delirium

Research suggests physicians avoid using scheduled antipsychotics to reduce ICU delirium in critically ill inpatients

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