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FDA approves Symjepi (epinephrine Injection pre-filled single dose syringe) for the emergency treatment of allergic reactions (Type I) including anaphylaxis.-Adamis Pharma

Adamis Pharmaceuticals Corporation announced that the FDA has approved Adamis’ Epinephrine Injection USP, 1:1000 (0.3 mg Pre-filled single dose syringe)...

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Live Stream Event: 'Shifting paradigms in Breakthrough Cancer Pain Management'

Live broadcast - June 16th 2017, 13:00 CET. Invitation to the BeCOn 3rd annual Pan-European Summit: 'Shifting Paradigms in BTcP Management'. 

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FDA approves Sentinel Cerebral Protection System to protect against risk of stroke during TAVR procedures.- Claret Medical

Claret Medical announced that it has received regulatory clearance from the FDA for the Sentinel Cerebral Protection System (CPS), via...

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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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2016 ESC Guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic heart failure

The aim of this document is to provide practical, evidence-based guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of HF. The principal...

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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,...

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Journal articles

Medical treatment for spontaneous anticoagulation-related intracerebral hemorrhage in the Netherlands

Spontaneous anticoagulation-related intracerebral hemorrhage accounts for up to a quarter of spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage cases and is associated with higher hematoma volume and a worse outcome.

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Definitions of quality of life: what has happened and how to move on.

Quality of life (QOL) is an important outcome in spinal cord injury (SCI) rehabilitation, but it is unclear how to define and measure it.

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Early goal-directed therapy in the treatment of severe sepsis and septic shock.

Goal-directed therapy has been used for severe sepsis and septic shock in the intensive care unit.

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Clinical trials

Comparing Regional Anaesthesia to Systemic Analgesia to Decrease Post-Operative Delirium in Acute Hip Fracture Surgery (RASAPOD)

Post-operative delirium is common after hip fracture surgery and is associated with increased length of hospital stay, delayed recovery and...

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Comparison of Pre- and Post-discharge Initiation of LCZ696 Therapy in HFrEF Patients After an Acute Decompensation Event (TRANSITION)

To explore two modalities of treatment initiation (Pre-discharge, and Post-discharge) with LCZ696 in HFrEF patients following stabilization after an ADHF...

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ShenFu Injection for Myocardial Protection in Patients With Acute ST Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction (SF-STEMI)

The purpose of this study is to evaluate whether perioperative use of Shenfu Injection could reduce myocardial injury (enzymatic infarct...

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Hugh Harvey

Metrics Madness

Posted 1 year 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?

Antia Veiga Feijoo

Clinical Features and Treatment Of Acute Asthma Exacerbations

Posted 1 year ago

This post discusses clinical assessment and treatment of patients with acute asthma exacerbations.

Peter English

The advance decision not to attempt cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Posted 2 years ago

Decisions to start cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), or to decide in advance to issue a "do not attempt (cardiopulmonary) resuscitation" (DNAR) notice have always been a hot topic in clinical medicine. It may have become even more so since a recent (June 2014) court decision. This post discusses some of the issues and legalities around DNAR decisions.


Dermatological emergencies in children

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Emergencies in dermatology

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