Cardiology

New strategies suggested for critical heart care in the ICU

Patients in cardiac intensive care units (CICUs) could benefit from the CICU health care team using a daily checklist to prevent infections and other common complications, according to a new American Heart Association Scientific ...

Ophthalmology

New research on cataract surgery in order to improve health care

In general, surgeons who perform numerous cataract operations every year encounter relatively few severe cases, and this probably contributes to their lower complication rate, as shown by a study led from the University of ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

GI complications more common in critically ill with COVID-19

(HealthDay)—A higher rate of gastrointestinal complications, including mesenteric ischemia, occurs among critically ill patients with COVID-19 versus matched patients without COVID-19, according to a research letter published ...

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