Comorbidities larger factor than race in COVID ICU deaths?
October 21, 2021
Racial/ethnic disparities in COVID-19 mortality rates may be related more to comorbidities than to demographics, suggest authors of a new study.
Open ICUs giveth and taketh away
October 19, 2021
Do open ICUs improve or detract from patient care and education?
Even one vaccinated member can cut family’s COVID risk
October 14, 2021
Study findings may be particularly welcome in regions of the world where vaccination rates are very low, according to investigators.
Cardiogenic shock teams again tied to lower mortality
September 23, 2021
New data suggest centers with a shock team had higher survival and lower resource use in the cardiac ICU.
Nurses ‘at the breaking point,’ consider quitting due to COVID issues: Survey
September 21, 2021
“Hospitals can have all the beds and all the rooms and all the equipment they want, but without nurses and others at the front lines to provide that essential care, none of it really matters.”
Top 10 things to know about the AHA ACLS 2020 updates
September 17, 2021
A quick summary for hospitalists of the AHA guidelines for cardiopulmonary resuscitation and emergency cardiovascular care.
Man dies after 43 full ICUs turn him away
September 14, 2021
As of Sept. 12, Alabama had 1,530 staffed ICU beds to accommodate 1,541 ICU patients.
Fewer inpatient work hours linked with worse patient outcomes
September 14, 2021
Patients treated by hospitalists who worked more days per year fared better than those treated by hospitalists who worked fewer days, a new study finds.
COVID-clogged ICUs ‘terrify’ those with chronic or emergency illness
September 1, 2021
"We are playing musical chairs with 100 people and 10 chairs. When the music stops, what happens?"
Early end for trial of experimental oxygenation strategies in ARDS
August 31, 2021
Does a conservative oxygenation strategy improve mortality in patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS)?