Recent News

  • 08:10 PM Oct 11th
    IDEAL-ICU Trial: Patents with severe AKI, early septic shock, no life threatening indication for RRT - early RRT not associated with improved 90-d mortality or secondary outcomes, compared to delayed RRT (48-hrs) Delayed RRT 38% of patients not receiving RRT. 
  • 04:10 PM Oct 10th
    JAMA: Polymyxin B hemoperfusion was not effective in reducing 28-d mortality in septic shock in patients with elevated endotoxin activity.
  • 03:10 PM Oct 10th
    NEJM: Outbreak C.auris in neuro-ICU, persistence on reusable skin-surface probes, resistance to fluconazole, voriconazole, posiconazole, with 18% resistance to amphotericin. Hard to decolonize, invasive infections uncommon, no deaths attributed.
  • 07:09 PM Sep 25th
    JAMA Merino Trial - piperacillin-tazobactam not noninferior to meropenem for ceftriaxone resistanct E.coli or Klebs bacteraemia for 30-d mortality.  Does not support piperacillin-tazobactam over meropenem for these infections. How to reduce carbapenem use?
  • 08:09 AM Sep 22nd
    Aug JC Podcast available on Crit-IQ and iTunes


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