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Faron Pharmaceuticals Ltd the clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, announces top line data from its pan-European Phase III INTEREST trial of...
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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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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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Fibrinogen is important for blood clot formation and breakdown. It is the first coagulant factor to be reduced to critical levels during massive trauma, cardiac surgery and postpartum haemorrhage that involve excessive bleeding. Persistent fibrinogen deficiency can lead to bleeding complications and an increased risk in mortality. This learning zone looks at both congenital and acquired fibrinogen deficiencies including indications and techniques for diagnosis, trigger level for treatment and treatment options.
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Sleep apnea is a chronic condition characterised by recurrent interruptions in breathing throughout the sleep cycle. Learn about the two main types of sleep apnea and hear from experts as they present the latest research at the Sleep and Breathing conference (Marseille, 2019).
ESICM LIVES Congress 2018: Bringing you the latest news and insights from the 31st ESICM LIVES Congress, 20–24 October 2018 Paris, France.
BTS/ICS Guidelines for the Ventilatory Management of Acute Hypercapnic Respiratory Failure in Adults
The aim of the guideline is to draw attention to the evidence of suboptimal care in AHRF in the UK, provide an overview of the evidence supporting the use of invasive and non-invasive ventilation...
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The association between benzodiazepine use and delirium risk in the ICU remains unclear.
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Sedation depth and long-term mortality in mechanically ventilated critically ill adults: a prospective longitudinal multicentre cohort study.
To ascertain the relationship among early (first 48 h) deep sedation, time to extubation, delirium and long-term mortality.
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Choice and intensity of early (first 48 h) sedation may affect short- and long-term outcome.
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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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I am a retired infectious disease physician with a particular interest in blood borne viruses (HIV/viral hepatitis), neurological infection and bone & joint infection. I now work part time in acute medicine and part time in medical training & education as deputy Medical Director of... Read more
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