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The New England Journal of Medicine: Search Results in Pulmonary\Critical Care
The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) RSS feed -- Search Results in Pulmonary\Critical Care. NEJM ( is a weekly general medical journal that publishes new medical research findings, review articles, and editorial opinion on a wide variety of topics of importance to biomedical science and clinical practice.

Toxidrome Recognition in Chemical-Weapons Attacks
31/12/69 - Terrorist attacks are increasing in both frequency and complexity around the world. In 2016 alone, there were more than 13,400 terrorist attacks globally, killing more than 34,000 people. Of equal concern, chemical-warfare agents that were developed for the battlefield are being used on civilians…

Long-Term Outcomes of the ADRENAL Trial
31/12/69 - To the Editor: We recently reported the primary results of the Adjunctive Corticosteroid Treatment in Critically Ill Patients with Septic Shock (ADRENAL) trial, which tested the hypothesis that hydrocortisone would result in lower mortality than placebo among patients with septic shock. Further…

Once-Daily Single-Inhaler Triple versus Dual Therapy in Patients with COPD
31/12/69 - Triple inhaled therapy for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) comprises an inhaled glucocorticoid, a long-acting muscarinic antagonist (LAMA), and a long-acting ?2-agonist (LABA). Such treatment is recommended in the Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) management…

Making Sense of Triple Inhaled Therapy for COPD
31/12/69 - Guidelines for the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) have consistently recommended long-acting inhaled bronchodilators ? either long-acting muscarinic antagonists (LAMAs) or long-acting inhaled beta-agonists (LABAs) ? as initial maintenance therapy. If disease control is not…

Case 11-2018: A 48-Year-Old Woman with Recurrent Venous Thromboembolism and Pulmonary Artery Aneurysm
31/12/69 - Presentation of Case. Dr. Samir Zaidi (Medicine): A 48-year-old woman with a history of venous thromboembolism was seen in the pulmonary clinic of this hospital because of cough and decreased exercise tolerance. Fifteen months before this presentation, at another hospital, the patient received a…

Embolization of Struts from an Inferior Vena Cava Filter
31/12/69 - A 28-year-old woman presented to the emergency department with pain in the right flank. Her medical history was notable for nephrolithiasis as well as for deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolus that had occurred 10 years earlier and for which she had received an inferior vena cava filter that…

Pulmonary Metastases from Chondroblastic Osteosarcoma
31/12/69 - A 21-year-old woman presented to the emergency department with an 8-month history of progressive swelling and pain in the right thigh. Magnetic resonance imaging of the right leg revealed a large, enhancing, circumferential periosteal femoral mass that measured 30 cm in the craniocaudal dimension,…

Outpatient Talc Administration by Indwelling Pleural Catheter for Malignant Effusion
31/12/69 - Malignant pleural effusion is estimated to affect more than 750,000 persons each year across Europe and the United States. Malignant pleural effusion is usually the result of the spread of metastatic cancer and commonly leads to debilitating symptoms and to multiple interventions as fluid recurs.…

Ultrasound Guidance for Pleural-Catheter Placement
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4-Year Follow-up in a Child with a Total Autologous Tracheal Replacement
31/12/69 - To the Editor: Management of tracheal stenosis in a child is complex, and patients with severe tracheal stenosis often require tracheal replacement. There is no ideal method to reproduce the biomechanical properties or mucosal function of the trachea. Here, we report the findings from a 4-year…

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