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Study of Zalviso in moderate to severe pain published in Anesthesiology journal.- AcelRx Pharma.

AcelRx Pharmaceuticals announced the publication of an analysis of the pharmacokinetic characteristics of sublingually administered tablets containing Zalviso (sufentanil sublingual...

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Phase III results for N 1539 in pain published in Clinical Journal of Pain.- Recro Pharma.

Recro Pharma announced the publication of Phase III clinical data for N 1539 (intravenous meloxicam) for the treatment of pain...

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Pain, Agitation and Delirium (PAD) Management

Pain, Agitation and Delirium (PAD) Management

Discover the latest guidance on assessment and management of pain, agitation and delirium for patients requiring sedation.

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Acute and Advanced Heart Failure

Acute and Advanced Heart Failure

What are the most effective treatments for acute heart failure? Can you define advanced heart failure? Discover here...

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Management of toxicities from immunotherapy: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up

Immunotherapy is an essential component of cancer care and expands the treatment possibilities for patients. Immune checkpoint inhibitors are among the most promising drugs but are associated with toxicities.

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Management of infusion reactions to systemic anticancer therapy: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines

Most anticancer treatments carry a risk for infusion reactions which incidence may increase when different agents are administered concomitantly.

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Management of severe perioperative bleeding: Guidelines from the European Society of Anaesthesiology.

The aims of severe perioperative bleeding management are three-fold. First, preoperative identification by anamesis and laboratory testing of those patients for whom the perioperative bleeding risk may be increased...

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Journal articles

Aspirin or Rivaroxaban for VTE Prophylaxis after Hip or Knee Arthroplasty.

Clinical trials and meta-analyses have suggested that aspirin may be effective for the prevention of venous thromboembolism (proximal deep-vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolism) after total hip or total knee arthroplasty, but comparisons...

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Cardiotoxicity of ErbB2-targeted therapies and its impact on drug development, a spotlight on trastuzumab.

In this review we summarize both basic research and clinical findings regarding trastuzumab-induced cardiotoxicity and assess if there has been an impact of trastuzumab-induced cardiotoxicity on the development of other agents...

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Dexmedetomidine as Single Continuous Sedative During Noninvasive Ventilation: Typical Usage, Hemodynamic Effects, and Withdrawal.

The aim of the current study was to describe prolonged dexmedetomidine therapy without other continuous sedation, specifically the hemodynamic effects, discontinuation strategies, and risk factors for withdrawal.

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Clinical trials

A Study to Investigate Different Doses of BAY1213790 to Prevent Blood Clots in Patients Undergoing Elective Total Knee Replacement Surgery (FOXTROT)

This study is to compare the study drug BAY1213790 to existing therapies, ie Enoxaparin or Apixaban for the prevention of blood clotting and safety in patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty (TKA).

Added 5 months ago

PeproStat as a Topical Agent Used to Stop Bleeding in Patients Undergoing Surgery

The purpose of this study is to test the effectiveness and safety of a new peptide-based coagulant, PeproStat. The study drug will be applied to patients undergoing liver/soft tissue surgery, vascular surgery or spine surgery.

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Efficacy and Tolerability of Hemopatch After Hepatic Resection

• Previous in vitro and in vivo studies detected the Hemopatch Sealing Hemostat® to be a new versatile, self-adhering hemostatic sealing pad consisting of a polyethylene glycol-coated collagen.

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ECCMID 2018 ‒ Antibiotic resistance: an immediate and growing threat

This year’s ECCMID is hosting a large number of sessions discussing antibiotic resistance, an immediate and pressing issue that has been described as ‘one of the biggest threats to global health, food security, and development today'.

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Palliative care in patients with heart failure

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