Dott. Luigi Vicari on gennaio 9th, 2011

The brain under general anesthesia isn’t “asleep” as surgery patients are often told — it is placed into a state that is a reversible coma, according to three neuroscientists who have published an extensive review of general anesthesia, sleep and coma, in the Dec. 30 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. This insight and [...]

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Dott. Luigi Vicari on gennaio 9th, 2011

Management of Substance Use Disorder THE TREATMENT OF SYMPTOMATIC OSTEOPOROTIC SPINAL COMPRESSION FRACTURES Management of Asthma (Adult and Pediatric)

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Dott. Luigi Vicari on gennaio 9th, 2011

A novel score for predicting bleeding risk in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF), called HAS-BLED, performed better than any other contemporary score in a large cohort of anticoagulated patients; the score could become an important new clinical tool, say researchers [1]. This is the second validation of HAS-BLED; it was derived from and first validated [...]

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Dott. Luigi Vicari on gennaio 9th, 2011

Fonte: Ventilab Nel commento ad un precedente post mi è stati chiesto: “Quale valore è meglio guardare tra bicarbonati standard e attuali?”. Cerco di rispondere a questa domanda con un esempio pratico: un paziente ha pH 7.21, PaCO2 70 mmHg, HCO3- 27 mmol/l. Che diagnosi facciamo?

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New data from a small randomized trial provides further mechanistic evidence that n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) might play a role in the treatment of certain patients with heart failure (HF), with investigators showing the omega-3 fatty acids improved echocardiographic measures of systolic and diastolic function and functional capacity in patients with nonischemic cardiomyopathy and [...]

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