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2013-05-22 10:12:38

For critically ill patients receiving mechanical ventilation, early tracheostomy (within the first 4 days after admission) was not associated with an improvement in the risk of death within 30 days compared to patients who received tracheostomy placement after 10 days.

Music Can Soothe Some Intensive Care Patients
2013-05-21 06:55:53

Some intensive care patients on mechanical ventilators could have their anxiety levels lowered and the need for sedative medication reduced by listening to some of their favorite songs.

2013-04-16 19:27:05

The chance of infection in some hospital wards varies dramatically according to whether the nurses leave the windows open.

2013-03-12 23:01:11

This month, JustNebulizers.com introduced two new nebulizers, the InnoSpire Essence and the InnoSpire Elegance, both from popular nebulizer manufacturer Philips Respironics. Fulton,

2013-02-20 14:35:41

A hospital is not the best place to get a good night's sleep, especially in a noisy intensive care unit.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.