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Traumakine fails Phase III INTEREST trial for ARDS.- Faron Pharma.

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)...

Added 5 years ago Drug news

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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Guidelines

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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Journal articles

Benzodiazepine-associated delirium in critically ill adults.

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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Early intensive care sedation predicts long-term mortality in ventilated critically ill patients.

Choice and intensity of early (first 48 h) sedation may affect short- and long-term outcome.

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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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Alastair Miller

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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At first sight this seems a question with an obvious response and not one that requires much debate in this blog. However, the answer may be more complex than it initially appears and may benefit from further exploration.