The risks for suicide and self-harm are increased for survivors of critical illness.
COVID-19-associated acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) can be efficiently treated with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO).
In patients with respiratory P aeruginosa infection, an increase in the bacterial production of elastase may increase lung tissue inflammation.
Delirium places patients at risk for negative clinical outcomes and increased health resource utilization following an ICU stay.
Investigators assessed how critically ill adult patients with COVID-19 and respiratory or cardiovascular organ support responded to tocilizumab or sarilumab treatments.
Patients in the surgical intensive care unit experience less delirium after a multicomponent nonpharmacologic intervention
In patients with ARDS, mechanical power was associated with mortality during mechanical ventilation, but a simpler model using only driving pressure and respiratory rate was also informative.
Among hospitalized patients with COVID-19, the use of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) may lead to significant malnutrition.