Martha Kerr Medscape Medical News 2009. © 2009 Medscape Mortality rates are significantly higher when a benzodiazepine is the sedating agent used in a mechanically ventilated patient, and hospital and intensive care unit (ICU) length of stay is more than a day longer, investigators at the University of Utah told attendees of the Society of [...]

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Martha Kerr Medscape Medical News 2009. © 2009 Medscape Elevated levels of troponin are associated with a nearly 50% increase in mortality risk among severely ill noncardiac patients, and one-fifth of noncardiac patients in medical intensive care units (ICUs) have high troponin levels.

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Istituto Superiore di Sanità (12/2008): Il Paziente Disfagico – Manuale per i Familiari e Caregiver

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NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Excessive sensitivity apparently plays a role in cluster headaches, and blocking the hypersensitive muscle trigger points with local anesthetic may be beneficial in treating the condition, according to results published in the journal Head & Face Medicine.

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Coloro che hanno contratto l’epatite a seguito della somministrazione di emoderivati hanno diritto allo stesso indennizzo riconosciuto a coloro che hanno subito danni irreversibili in seguito a un vaccino o a una trasfusione di sangue. La sentenza n. 28 del 2009 dichiara illegittimo l’articolo 1 comma 3 della legge n. 210 del 1992 nella parte [...]

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Margaret A. Pisani, MD, MPH; Terrence E. Murphy, PhD et al. Crit Care Med.  2009;37(1):177-183.  ©2009 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins – Posted 01/28/2009 Delirium is an acute disorder of attention and cognition with a reported prevalence of 78%-87% among older intensive care unit (ICU) patients.[1-5] Delirium leads to poor outcomes, including increased morbidity, mortality, nursing [...]

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