News tagged with ventilator

Steroids prescribed in the ICU linked to delirium

New Johns Hopkins research suggests that critically ill patients receiving steroids in a hospital's intensive care unit (ICU) are significantly more likely to develop delirium. Results of their research, they say, suggest ...

May 27, 2014
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Treating lung disease in infants

Steroids used to treat the lungs of preterm infants have come under scrutiny. Now a large clinical trial assesses whether inhaling steroids is safe and useful.

May 15, 2014
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Dr. David Magnus on understanding brain death

When is a person considered dead? Two recent cases have thrust the issue of "brain death" back into the national conversation. In Texas, the brain-dead Marlise Muñoz was connected to machines that kept her other vital organs ...

Feb 06, 2014
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Model can predict preemie neonatal outcome severity

(HealthDay)—A statistical prediction model comprising eight characteristics can be used to determine the severity of neonatal outcomes for infants born at 23 to 30 weeks of gestation, according to a study ...

Sep 24, 2013
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