Identifying which type of patient would benefit from a particular crystalloid is essential in intravenous (IV) fluid therapy, according to a presentation at the 4th SG-ANZICS Intensive Care Forum 2017 held in Singapore.
Bed strain in intensive care unit (ICU) can significantly affect patient outcomes, in particular mortality, but increasing the number of beds available does not help solve the issues faced in a strained ICU, according to a presentation at the recent SG- SG-ANZICS Intensive Care Forum (SG-ANZICS 2017) in Singapore.
The use of noninvasive ventilation (NIV) in patients admitted to the general ward for acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) appears to be safe and cost-effective, according to a study presented at the 4th SG-ANZICS Intensive Care Forum (SG-ANZICS 2017) held in Singapore.
Early and adequate feeding of critically ill patients requiring ICU admission improves survival and reduces infective complications, says a nutrition specialist at the 4th SG – ANZICS Intensive Care Forum 2017 held in Singapore.
The ongoing APROCCHSS* and ADRENAL** trials may help elucidate the indication of corticosteroid therapy in preventing mortality in septic shock, according to a presentation at the recent SG-ANZICS Intensive Care Forum (SG-ANZICS 2017) held in Singapore.
Patients who had intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP) for 4 days or had IABP insertion during coronary angiography and/or percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) had an increased risk of developing vascular complications, suggests a study presented at the 4th SG-ANZICS* Intensive Care Forum (SG-ANZICS 2017) held recently in Singapore.
Ventilator hyperinflation (VHI) may be safely used in critical trauma patients with pulmonary complications, as the intervention results in no adverse changes in cardiovascular (CV) parameters, according to a study presented at the 4th SG-ANZICS Intensive Care Forum 2017 in Singapore.
The assessment of diaphragm thickening fraction (DTF) may help predict simple weaning and identify patients who are ready to wean prior to a T-piece trial, according to a study presented at the 4th SG-ANZICS Intensive Care Forum 2017 held in Singapore.
Dr Michael Lim, a senior consultant at the Paediatric Pulmonary and Sleep Division, National University Hospital, Singapore, speaks to Roshini Claire Anthony on the rare disease that is cystic fibrosis.
Empagliflozin treatment in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus exerts beneficial effects on cardiovascular (CV) risk factors, including blood pressure and uric acid, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis.
A 10 or 20 mg/kg daily dose of cannabidiol could almost halve the risk of seizures in children with Dravet syndrome, according to the phase III GWPCARE2* study presented at the American Academy of Neurology annual meeting (AAN 2019).