Laurel Ranger

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Would A Change in Nomenclature for Intensive Care Units Promote Less Aggressive Care?

Would A Change in Nomenclature for Intensive Care Units Promote Less Aggressive Care?

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The term "intensive care unit" (ICU) was meant to refer to the intensity of the resources allocated to patient care.

Large Numbers of Negative Trial Results Impede Progress in Critical Care Medicine

Large Numbers of Negative Trial Results Impede Progress in Critical Care Medicine

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Excessive numbers of negative clinical trials — many of which may be false-negative trials — are a major impediment to the advancement of critical care medicine.

High Quality Care as Important as Universal Health Coverage in Reducing Global Mortality

High Quality Care as Important as Universal Health Coverage in Reducing Global Mortality

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Universal health coverage has been proposed as a way of improving access to healthcare in low- and middle-income countries.

CPAP for OSA Does Not Improve Diabetic Macular Edema or Visual Acuity

CPAP for OSA Does Not Improve Diabetic Macular Edema or Visual Acuity

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Continuous positive airway pressure for obstructive sleep apnea in patients with type 2 diabetes offered no improvement in visual acuity compared with usual care alone.

CF Severity Predicted by Forskolin-Induced Swelling in Intestinal Organoids

CF Severity Predicted by Forskolin-Induced Swelling in Intestinal Organoids

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Forskolin-induced swelling in intestinal organoids is a clinically relevant biomarker of disease severity in infants diagnosed with cystic fibrosis.

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