Intravenous bicarbonate can lead to intracellular acidosis, hypercapnia, hypocalcemia, and a reduction in oxygen delivery.
The agency is making the case that sepsis needs more funding in hospitals that either don’t have the programs or aren’t supporting them with...
Patients with asthma and comorbid chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps showed especially significant benefits.
Oxygen therapy is used too often in patients with respiratory difficulties, says one expert.
Goals-of-care discussions are essential to management of the intensive care unit (ICU) patient.
Critical Care Commentary
After much anticipation, the inaugural issues of both CHEST® Critical Care and CHEST® Pulmonary officially launched in late June.
From the Journals
Lower doses of initial vasopressin were associated with lower mortality.
“These out-of-hospital cardiac arrest patients are a very diverse group, and it may be possible that some patients could have benefited from...
Around 50% of patients develop an infection in the final months, weeks, or days before their deaths.
Who gets an antibiotic and who doesn’t for AECOPD treatment is controversial.