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Trevena resubmits new drug application for oliceridine for the management of moderate-to-severe acute pain.

Trevena, Inc. announced that it has resubmitted its New Drug Application (NDA) to the FDA for IV oliceridine, the Company’s...

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FDA approves Palforzia to treat peanut allergy.- Aimmune Therapeutics

Aimmune Therapeutics, Inc. announced that the FDA approved Palforzia [Peanut (Arachis hypogaea) Allergen Powder-dnfp]. Palforzia is the first approved treatment...

Added 21 days ago Drug news

FDA accepts refiling of intravenous (IV) meloxicam for the management of moderate to severe pain.- Baudax Bio

Baudax Bio, Inc. a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on therapeutics for acute care settings, announced that the FDA has set...

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Learning Zones

An epgonline.org Learning Zone (LZ) is an area of the site dedicated to providing detailed self-directed medical education about a disease, condition or procedure.

Fluid Management

Fluid Management

Are you up-to-date with the latest evidence of effective procedures for fluid management?

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ESICM LIVES Highlights

ESICM LIVES Highlights

ESICM LIVES Congress 2018: Bringing you the latest news and insights from the 31st ESICM LIVES Congress, 20–24 October 2018 Paris, France.

Fibrinogen Deficiency in Bleeding

Fibrinogen Deficiency in Bleeding

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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Guidelines

Abortion care

This guideline covers care for women of any age (including girls and young women under 18) who request an abortion. It aims to improve the organisation of services and make them easier for women to access.

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Caesarean section

This guideline covers when to offer caesarean section, procedural aspects of the operation and care after caesarean section. It aims to improve the consistency and quality of care for women who are considering a caesarean section...

Added 8 years ago

Intrapartum care for women with existing medical conditions or obstetric complications and their babies

This guideline covers care during labour and birth for women who need extra support because they have a medical condition or complications in their current or previous pregnancy. The guideline also covers women who have had no...

Added 6 months ago

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Journal articles

Guidance for diagnosis and treatment of DIC from harmonization of the recommendations from three guidelines.

Three guidelines have recently been published for the diagnosis and treatment of disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) in adults. This communication seeks to harmonize the recommendations in these guidelines...

Added 1 month ago

Fibrinogen Concentrate Vs Cryoprecipitate in Pseudomyxoma Peritonei Surgery: Interim Results from a Prospective, Randomized, Controlled Phase 2 Study

Introduction: Pseudomyxoma peritonei (PMP) is a rare entity that usually results from a perforated primary appendiceal tumor. The established intervention for PMP is cytoreductive surgery with hyperthermic intraperitoneal...

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How to replace fibrinogen in postpartum haemorrhage situations? (Hint: Don't use FFP!).

Postpartum haemorrhage (PPH) remains a leading cause of maternal morbidity and mortality worldwide, causing up to 75% of severe maternal morbidity.

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Clinical trials

Pregnancy and Fibrinogen Disorders (FIBRINOGEST)

The aim of this observational study is to evaluate the prevalence of uncomplicated pregnancies in women suffering from congenital fibrinogen disorders (i.e, hypofibrinogenemia, dysfibrinogenemia, hypodysfibrinogenemia)...

Added 7 months ago

FIBrinogen REplenishment in Surgery (FIBRES)

This is a pragmatic, prospective, multi-center, randomized, active-control, single-blinded, non-inferiority phase 3 trial in adult cardiac surgical patients. Up to 12 Canadian hospitals will participate, and the trial will require up to 2 years...

Added 9 months ago

Comparison of Propofol and Dexmedetomidine to Treat Hyperactive and Mixed ICU Delirium - the Basel ProDex Randomized Trial

In this randomized study, the investigators aim to test the hypothesis that the reinstitution of a normal circadian rhythm by continuous infusions of dexmedetomidine compared to propofol between 8pm and 6am...

Added 2 years ago

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Blog Posts

Alex Keen

ISICEM 2018 – The Sepsis Six and BUFALO

Posted 1 year ago

At nearly 30 million annual cases and 6 million deaths globally, sepsis is one of the world’s biggest killers. The Sepsis Six and BUFALO aim to speed up the time from sepsis diagnosis to effective treatment by using 6 simple steps, with the aim to improve outcomes across the globe. 

Professor Gerhard Pölzl

Acute and Advanced Heart Failure: new data, new studies, new opinions, new trends.

Posted 2 years ago

Professor Gerhard Pölzl focuses on the therapeutic options for acute and advanced heart failure.

Hugh Harvey

Metrics Madness

Posted 4 years ago

You shouldn't judge a book by its cover. That much is true, but it's also common sense not to judge a book by measuring the whiteness of its pages, or the amount of hamsters you can place on it. So why do we measure the fabulous NHS with nonsense metrics?

CME

Starting patients on anticoagulants in secondary care: how to do it

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Managing CSU and its comorbidities: from primary to secondary care

Managing CSU and its comorbidities: from primary to secondary care
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Breaking bad news: a how to do it guide

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