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Phase IIb trial initiated for Aerosurf (aerosolized KL4 surfactant) to treat respiratory distress syndrome- Discovery Laboratories

Discovery Laboratories has initiated its AEROSURF phase IIb clinical trial in premature infants 26 to 32 weeks gestational age (GA)...

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FDA approves updated Surfaxin (Discovery Labs) for RDS

The FDA has agreed to Discovery Lab's updated product specifications for Surfaxin (lucinactant) Intratracheal Suspension which was approved in 2012...

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Surfaxin (Discovery Labs) is FDA approved for Respiratory Distress Syndrome

The FDA has approved Surfaxin (lucinactant) from Discovery Laboratories for the prevention of Respiratory Distress Syndrome (RDS), a breathing disorder...

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Journal articles

The relationship between cognitive performance and employment and health status in long-term survivors of the acute respiratory distress syndrome: results of an exploratory study.

Survivors of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) are at risk for long-lasting cognitive decline due to hypoxemia, sepsis and/or psychological sequelae associated with aggressive supportive care in the intensive care unit (ICU).

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Clinical trials

Systematic Team Approach to Guide Early Mobilization in Surgical Intensive Care Unit Patients (mSOMS)

The investigators hypothesize that by applying a validated algorithm to accomplish early mobilization in surgical intensive care unit (ICU) patients, these patients will achieve a higher level of mobility...

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