Open ICUs giveth and taketh away
Do open ICUs improve or detract from patient care and education?
Even one vaccinated member can cut family’s COVID risk
Study findings may be particularly welcome in regions of the world where vaccination rates are very low, according to investigators.
Cardiogenic shock teams again tied to lower mortality
New data suggest centers with a shock team had higher survival and lower resource use in the cardiac ICU.
Nurses ‘at the breaking point,’ consider quitting due to COVID issues: Survey
“Hospitals can have all the beds and all the rooms and all the equipment they want, but without nurses and others at the front lines to provide...
Top 10 things to know about the AHA ACLS 2020 updates
A quick summary for hospitalists of the AHA guidelines for cardiopulmonary resuscitation and emergency cardiovascular care.
Man dies after 43 full ICUs turn him away
As of Sept. 12, Alabama had 1,530 staffed ICU beds to accommodate 1,541 ICU patients.
Fewer inpatient work hours linked with worse patient outcomes
Patients treated by hospitalists who worked more days per year fared better than those treated by hospitalists who worked fewer days, a new study...
COVID-clogged ICUs ‘terrify’ those with chronic or emergency illness
"We are playing musical chairs with 100 people and 10 chairs. When the music stops, what happens?"
Early end for trial of experimental oxygenation strategies in ARDS
Does a conservative oxygenation strategy improve mortality in patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS)?
ICU infections and all-cause hospital mortality rate
Was prevalence of infection associated with outcomes among ICU patients in 2017?