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Albumin for severe sepsis and septic shock: More confusing findings (ALBIOS Trial)

Source: KP<p>Albumin: Better Than Crystalloid in Septic Shock?<p>Human albumin boosts oncotic pressure, and has a number of important biologic functions …

The epidemiology of acute organ system dysfunction from severe sepsis outside of the intensive care unit. - PubMed

BACKGROUND:<p>Severe sepsis is a common, costly, and complex problem, the epidemiology of which has only been well studied in the intensive care unit …

LITFL Review

LITFL Weekly Review<p>The <b>The LITFL Review</b> is your regular and reliable source for the highest highlights, sneakiest sneak peaks and loudest shout-outs …

Shock Review: Goals of Therapy

Shock Review (Part 2 of 2)<p>Shock results from serious illness compromising either vascular muscle tone (most commonly septic shock), the heart's …

Dysphagia and swallowing disorders in the ICU (Review)

ICU-related Dysphagia and Swallowing Disorders<p>More than 700,000 people develop respiratory failure requiring mechanical ventilation each year in the …

Fluid Re-Distribution Rather Than Accumulation Causes Most Cases of Decompensated Heart Failure

• Gheorghiade M.,<br>• Vaduganathan M.,<br>• Fonarow G.C.,<br>• Bonow R.O.<p>(2013) Rehospitalization for heart failure: problems and perspectives.J Am Coll Cardiol …

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