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2011-01-18 10:05:00

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced ICU Care is presenting research on evidence-based ICU best practices from its tele-ICU programs at the Society of Critical Care Medicine's 40th Critical Care Congress, held January 15-19 in San Diego. The research shows these best practices reduce risks to patients and prevent ICU complications. Abstracts that will be presented include: "Deep Venous Thrombosis (DVT) Challenges of Baseline Data Availability, Management and Ongoing...

2010-07-08 12:43:16

Hyperglycemia during critical illness may be used as a warning of future diabetes. Researchers writing in BioMed Central's open access journal Critical Care have found a significant association between acute illness complicated with hyperglycaemia and the future development of type II diabetes or glucose intolerance. Ivan Gornik worked with a team of researchers from University Hospital Centre Rebro, Croatia, to follow patients for 5 years after they were discharged from the hospital. There...

2009-03-24 09:42:09

Intensive insulin therapy significantly increases the risk of hypoglycemia in critically ill patients, found a new study in CMAJ (http://www.cmaj.ca/press/cmaj.090206.pdf).Intensive insulin therapy is used in many intensive care units around the world as a means to tightly regulate blood sugar. Although labour intensive, it has been recommended as a standard of care for critically ill patients by many organizations including the American Diabetes Association and the American Association of...

2009-03-24 08:22:00

Response to March 24 article in the New England Journal of Medicine ALEXANDRIA, Va. and JACKSONVILLE, Fla., March 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A study published online today in the New England Journal of Medicine suggests that intensive blood glucose (sugar) control for critical care patients with hyperglycemia (high blood glucose) does not improve outcomes and is associated with an increase in deaths. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090324/DC88061LOGO-a) (Logo:...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.