Study looks at addition of sigh ventilation in trauma patients

For trauma patients receiving mechanical ventilation at risk of poor outcomes, the addition of sigh breaths does not significantly increase ventilator-free days, according to a study published online Oct. 25 in the Journal ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Infectious Diseases Society of America meeting, some highlights

The annual meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America was held this year from Oct. 11 to 15 in Boston and attracted participants from around the world, including scientists, physicians, and other health care professionals.


Inhaled amikacin reduces ventilatory-associated pneumonia

For critically ill patients undergoing mechanical ventilation for at least three days, a three-day course of inhaled amikacin reduces the subsequent burden of ventilatory-associated pneumonia, according to a study published ...

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