• Acute Kidney
  • Some studies have reported a possible relationship between increased chloride levels and death or acute kidney injury in severely ill patients that may frequent the hospital or have prolonged visits. (wikipedia.org)
  • ICUs
  • 15 , 16-20 Children who are in intensive care units (ICUs) for whom a feeding protocol is implemented experience fewer infections 4 are more likely to meet energy needs 19 and achieve positive protein and energy balance 21 sooner than do those who do not received protocolized enteral feeding. (mhmedical.com)
  • occur
  • Only a minority will occur while undergoing travel, requiring a return to the home country, and of these returns, an even smaller minority will be critically ill. 4 , 6 , 7 Of 100,000 travelers to the developing world, roughly 300 will undergo hospitalization, 50 will be air evacuated, and 1 will die. (mhmedical.com)
  • Over 5,000 cases of invasive Candida species infections occur in the United Kingdom each year, and around 40% of these cases occur in critical care units. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Partial hepatic metabolism of citrate means accumulation may occur during CRRT in critically ill patients with impaired liver function. (biomedcentral.com)
  • admission
  • ICU organization and management were identical during the period of study, meaning that ICU processes and admission, discharge, do-not-resuscitate order and withdrawal of care policies were consistent over time. (biomedcentral.com)
  • practice
  • Patient demographics, disease prevalence, and intensive care practice have changed considerably since [ 2 ], and statistical and computational techniques have also progressed. (biomedcentral.com)
  • As of 2009, anticoagulation with citrate was standard practice in continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT) for critically ill patients at the University Medical Centre of Saarland, Germany. (biomedcentral.com)
  • objective
  • The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) Procedure Manual for High Acuity, Progressive and Critical Care, 7th Edition, and the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses (AANN) Core Curriculum for Neuroscience Nursing, 6th Edition, now include sections illustrating how use of a pupillometer removes subjectivity and allows pupillary reactivity to be trended in a consistent, objective, and quantifiable way. (wikipedia.org)
  • evaluate
  • This study had three aims: to evaluate the proportion of critically ill patients with severe hepatic insufficiency developing citrate-associated complications during CRRT, to investigate the actual influence of hepatic impairment and duration of CRRT on the development of these citrate-associated complications, and finally to identify predicting factors for citrate-associated complications in critically ill patients with impaired liver function. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Today, clinicians routinely evaluate pupils as a component of the neurological examination and monitoring of critically ill patients, including patients with traumatic brain injury and stroke. (wikipedia.org)
  • Patient
  • The safest place for the critically ill patient is stationary in the intensive care unit (ICU), connected to a sophisticated ventilator with all infusion pumps running smoothly, complete monitoring installed, and with a nurse present to care for the patient. (biomedcentral.com)
  • As part of the OhioHealth system, Dublin Methodist has specially monitored eICU intensive care beds linking to intensive care experts at Riverside Methodist Hospital to enhance the safety for critically ill patients Critical care beds are equipped to adapt to a patient's changing condition by bringing monitoring equipment to the bedside, rather than moving the patient throughout the hospital. (wikipedia.org)
  • However
  • However, a majority of critically ill children do not meet recommended daily allowance of energy and protein intake, 3 and even with feeding protocols, children may be under- or overfed when using respiratory quotient (RQ) as a measurement. (mhmedical.com)
  • However, the bleeding risk may be elevated in critically ill patients, especially in the context of surgery or patients with hepatic impairment. (biomedcentral.com)
  • units
  • Intravenous midazolam is indicated for procedural sedation (often in combination with an opioid, such as fentanyl), for preoperative sedation, for the induction of general anesthesia, and for sedation of people who are ventilated in critical care units. (wikipedia.org)
  • Midazolam is sometimes used in neonatal intensive care units. (wikipedia.org)
  • In intensive care units lorazepam is sometimes used to produce anxiolysis, hypnosis, and amnesia. (wikipedia.org)
  • Survival
  • None of these studies examined variables relevant to long-term survival or survival time, although it is likely that, because of progress made in acute care, the number of patients now entering such a chronic state will rise. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Days
  • sRAGE and its ligand HMGB-1 together with IL-6, and soluble thrombomodulin (as markers of inflammation and endothelial cell injury, respectively) were evaluated in ICU, at Days 1, 3, 5 and 7. (biomedcentral.com)
  • The primary outcome was ICU-free days (days alive and free from the need for intensive care) from randomization to day 28. (wordpress.com)
  • available
  • This review on the current literature of the intrahospitaltransport of critically ill patients addresses type and incidence of adverseeffects, risk factors and risk assessment, and the available information onefficiency and cost-effectiveness of transferring such patients for diagnosticor therapeutic interventions within hospital. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Viral syndromes such as Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), viral hemorrhagic fever (VHF), Ebola, and dengue are managed with supportive care only, as there are no available treatment medications. (mhmedical.com)
  • individuals
  • This transport may create an increased risk for mishaps and adverse events by disconnecting such critically ill individuals from the equipment in the ICU to some kind of transport gear, shifting them to another stretcher, and reducing the personal and the equipment around. (biomedcentral.com)
  • early
  • The management of the critically ill traveler includes early isolation and HCW protection should be initiated until a diagnosis can be determined. (mhmedical.com)
  • study
  • Stress ulcers, as defined by overt bleeding and hemodynamic instability, decreased hemoglobin, and/or need for transfusion, were seen in 1.5% of patients in the 2252 patients in the Canadian Critical Care Trials group study. (wikipedia.org)
  • includes
  • As part of the OhioHealth system of hospitals, Dublin Methodist includes services including 24-hour emergency department, intensive care beds and private rooms, women's health services (including obstetrics), as well as inpatient and outpatient surgical services in orthopedics, spine and pain management. (wikipedia.org)