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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.

Timing of Renal-Replacement Therapy in Patients with Acute Kidney Injury and Sepsis
31/12/69 - Acute kidney injury is a frequent complication in patients hospitalized in the intensive care unit (ICU) for septic shock and is associated with high mortality. Acute kidney injury associated with sepsis is characterized by a distinct pathophysiology, and patients with acute kidney injury and…

A Candida auris Outbreak and Its Control in an Intensive Care Setting
31/12/69 - Candida auris is an emerging, multidrug-resistant pathogen that has recently been associated with outbreaks worldwide, often in intensive care units (ICUs). It was described in 2009 after isolation from the ear canal of a Japanese patient and was reported as a cause of bloodstream infection in…

Nintedanib plus Sildenafil in Patients with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
31/12/69 - Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is characterized by a decline in lung function, dyspnea, and impaired health-related quality of life. Recurrent epithelial injury, accelerated aging, and aberrant cellular repair mechanisms, resulting in excess deposition of extracellular matrix, are viewed as…

Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for Severe Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
31/12/69 - Mr. Jackson is a 36-year-old man whom you are caring for in the intensive care unit (ICU). Before this hospitalization, he was healthy and took no medications. He has never smoked, and he drinks three or four beers every week. A week ago, a couple of coworkers in his office had respiratory…

"Transparency" as Mask? The EPA?s Proposed Rule on Scientific Data
31/12/69 - The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently proposed excluding from consideration in setting environmental standards any studies whose raw, individual-level data are not publicly available. This proposal was preceded by the wholesale exclusion from the EPA?s scientific advisory boards of…

Whistling Cough
31/12/69 - A 4-year-old boy presented to the otorhinolaryngology outpatient clinic with a 2-day history of persistent cough that had an intermittent whistling character (see video). The patient had no history or symptoms of viral infection of the upper respiratory tract, and he otherwise felt well. His…

Anesthesia in a Patient with a Large Mediastinal Mass
31/12/69 - To the Editor: Large mediastinal masses increase the risks associated with general anesthesia. The most feared complication is airway collapse, which precludes ventilation despite intubation. There is limited understanding of the dynamic behavior of extrinsically compressed airways during…

Procalcitonin-Guided Use of Antibiotics for Lower Respiratory Tract Infection
31/12/69 - The overuse of antibiotic agents is a public health problem associated with increased health care costs and antibiotic resistance. Overuse of antibiotics is common in infections of the lower respiratory tract, where bacterial and viral infections manifest similarly. Procalcitonin is a peptide with…

Epigenetic Control of Interleukin-9 in Asthma
31/12/69 - Interleukin-9 is a pleiotropic cytokine associated with allergic inflammation and is a therapeutic target in patients with asthma. Its expression and that of the interleukin-9 receptor are greater in the lungs of persons with asthma than in those of healthy persons. In murine models of allergic…

Ultrasound-Guided Cannulation of the Subclavian Vein
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