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FDA Advisory Committee rejects Rexista (abuse-deterrent oxycodone hydrochloride extended release) to treat moderate to severe pain.-Intellipharmaceutics International Inc.

Intellipharmaceutics International Inc. announced that the Anesthetic and Analgesic Drug Products Advisory Committee and Drug Safety and Risk Management Advisory...

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Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announces publication of its Phase IV PILLAR study of Exparel (bupivacaine liposome injectable suspension) in total knee arthroplasty.

Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced the publication of its Phase IV PILLAR study of Exparel (bupivacaine liposome injectable suspension) in total...

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Breakthrough Cancer Pain Learning Zone

Invitation to watch the online broadcast of the BeCOn OWN event 'Shifting paradigms in BTcP management' on June 16 2017.

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Fluid Management

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Guidelines

Comfort and patient-centred care without excessive sedation: the eCASH concept.

We propose an integrated and adaptable approach to improve patient care and clinical outcomes through analgesia and light sedation, initiated early during an episode of critical illness and as a priority of care.

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Evidence and consensus based guideline for the management of delirium, analgesia, and sedation in intensive care medicine. Revision 2015 (DAS-Guideline 2015) - short version

In 2010, under the guidance of the DGAI (German Society of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine) and DIVI (German Interdisciplinary Association for Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine), twelve German medical societies published...

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British Committee for Standards in Haematology Guidelines on the Identification and Management of Pre-Operative Anaemia

A Guideline Development Group (GDG) was commissioned by the British Committee for Standards in Haematology (BCSH), with members variously having...

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Journal articles

Prevalence of lysosomal storage disorders.

Lysosomal storage disorders represent a group of at least 41 genetically distinct, biochemically related, inherited diseases.

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Ventricular assist devices and non-cardiac surgery.

The use of ventricular assist devices has expanded significantly since their approval by the Food and Drug Administration in the United States in 1994.

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Patterns of intravenous fluid resuscitation use in adult intensive care patients between 2007 and 2014: An international cross-sectional study

In 2007, the Saline versus Albumin Fluid Evaluation-Translation of Research Into Practice Study (SAFE-TRIPS) reported that...

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Clinical trials

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...

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Bioavailability and Pharmacokinetics of Intranasal Dexmedetomidine in Children

We aim to characterize the bioavailability and pharmacokinetics of dexmedetomidine after intranasal dosing employing pharmacometric methods in otherwise healthy 1 month to 11 years of age children scheduled...

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The Neuroprotective Effects of Dexmedetomidine During Brain Surgery

Dexmedetomidine (DEX) is a Alpha-2 specific agonist, is a common ICU sedation medication. In brain tumor resection craniotomy, it is proven to be effective in improving postoperative hypertension and...

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Blog Posts

Professor Gerhard Pƶlzl

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

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

Hugh Harvey

Metrics Madness

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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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Starting patients on oral anticoagulants in primary care: how to do it

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Breaking bad news: a how to do it guide

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