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Latest Intensive-care unit Stories

2014-02-25 13:43:31

A computerized safety checklist that automatically pulls information from patients' electronic medical records was associated with a threefold drop in rates of one serious type of hospital-acquired infection.

2014-02-10 23:04:10

The UC Irvine Health Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Care is now offering an Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) fellowship program in Anesthesiology

2014-01-30 10:09:55

Researchers have developed a tool that allows caregivers to quickly and accurately predict the risk of death in children with septic shock – a systemic infection that damages vital organs and one of the leading causes of death among hospitalized children.

2014-01-07 08:30:10

OXFORD, England, January 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GlySure reaches major milestone in delivering continuous blood glucose monitoring (CBGM)

2013-11-26 13:39:09

A multi-institution study led by researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania has found that increasing the number of insured patients is not associated with higher intensive care unit (ICU) usage in Massachusetts.

ICU Visits Lead To Alzheimer's-Like Symptoms
2013-10-03 10:36:03

When a patient gets treatment in an intensive care unit, they may come out of the ICU with an entirely different problem – cognitive impairment.


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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.