News tagged with intravenous fluids
(HealthDay)—Studies loaded with fraudulent data may have encouraged the use of a treatment for patients in intensive care units that now appears to do more harm than good, new research shows.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
In an analysis of studies that examined critically ill patients requiring an increase in blood fluid volume, intravenous use of the fluid hydroxyethyl starch, compared with other resuscitation solutions, was not associated ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Although an intravenous fluid that paramedics in Japan often give to patients in cardiac arrest before they reach hospital may help restore circulation, it may also be linked to reduced survival with minimal neurological ...
Cardiology Feb 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Pregnancies complicated by hyperemesis gravidarum in the second trimester of pregnancy are at a much higher risk of associated placental dysfunction disorders such as placental abruption and small for gestational age babies ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Jan 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
For anyone who has had hyperemesis gravidarum, the pregnancy-induced vomiting that has caused Prince William's wife Kate to be hospitalised, the term "morning sickness" is way off the mark.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Lower chloride use in intravenous fluids for critically ill patients may lower risk of kidney injury
In a pilot study assessing the effect of different levels of chloride in intravenous fluids administered to critically ill patients in an intensive care unit, restricting the amount of chloride administration was associated ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- Bob Landorf walked miles during his hospital stay, dragging his IV pole along, too, on a mission to upend disturbing statistics for patients his age.
Health Mar 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Only 21 percent of surveyed medical students could identify five true and two false indications of when and when not to wash their hands in the clinical setting, according to a study published in the December issue of the ...
Other Dec 01, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Infection with E. coli bacteria can wreak havoc in children, leading to bloody diarrhea, fever and kidney failure.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 23, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |