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Steroids and Saline in the ICU: One Critical Care Physician's Perspective

New studies inform ongoing controversies about steroids for patients with septic shock and about crystalloid solutions for fluid resuscitation in the intensive care unit.

On March 1, 2018, three studies that generated much discussion in the critical care community were published in the New England Journal of Medicine. 617 more words

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THE WALK

I have been walking now for ten plus years. I was never a runner, I tried several times thorough my life, and I just hated it. 840 more words

Novel Therapy Approved for Previously Untreated Hodgkin Lymphoma Patients

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved brentuximab vedotin in combination with chemotherapy as a first-line treatment for people with advanced-stage classical Hodgkin lymphoma. 261 more words

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Birth Defects in 7% of Zika Pregnancies in French Territories

Stats in line with U.S. numbers, but not Brazil’s

Neurological and ocular birth defects possibly associated with Zika virus infection were present in 7% of fetuses and infants of pregnant women who had symptomatic, confirmed infection in France’s territories in the Americas, researchers for the prospective ZIKA-DFA-FE study reported. 674 more words

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Sexy Day

Bob has returned from the sexiest city in the country. The Emergency Department Benchmarking Alliance (EDBA), a group that looks at ED performance, held their summit at Caesar”s Palace in Vegas! 517 more words

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Genetic Mutation May Underlie AV Malformations

Arteriovenous malformations of the brain may arise due to a genetic mutation, acquired later in life, that activates a cellular signaling pathway in endothelial cells — the same one that drives tumor formation, a study showed. 586 more words

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MRI May Still be OK for Legacy Cardiac Devices

MRI scanning may be safe even for patients with legacy pacemakers or implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs) not known to be MRI-ready, as long as a safety protocol is followed, a prospective study suggested. 477 more words

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