Critical Care - Volume 11, issue 4

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Abstract

Background

The purpose of this study was to evaluate the clinical usefulness of open lung biopsy (OLB) in patients undergoing mechanical ventilation for diffuse pulmonary infiltrates of unknown etiology.

Methods

This was a 10-year retrospective study in a 10-bed medical intensive care unit. T

Journal: Critical Care, vol. 11, no. 4, 2007

Abstract

Introduction

Early nutrition is recommended for patients with sepsis, but data are conflicting regarding the optimum route of delivery. Enteral nutrition (EN), compared with parenteral nutrition (PN), results in poorer achievement of nutritional goals but may be associated with fewer infections. M

Journal: Critical Care, vol. 11, no. 4, 2007

Abstract

In a study of the endovascular cooling system Alsius CoolGard™ combined with the Icy™ venous catheter, Pichon and colleagues concluded the effectiveness and safety of mild induced hypothermia (MIH) after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest resuscitation [1]. We are troubled because the study has repro

Journal: Critical Care, vol. 11, no. 4, 2007