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Special Issue | Lung transplantation.

10 Nov, 2022 | 13:30h | UTC

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Indications for Lung Transplantation and Patient Selection

Recipient Management before Lung Transplantation

Allocation of Donor Lungs in Korea

Donor Selection, Management, and Procurement for Lung Transplantation

Donation after Circulatory Death in Lung Transplantation

Ex Vivo Lung Perfusion in Lung Transplantatio

A Review of Anesthesia for Lung Transplantation

Technical Aspects of Lung Transplantation: General Considerations

Technical Aspects of Lung Transplantation: Adverse Events and Circumstances

Technical Aspects of Lung Transplantation: Pediatric and Lobar Transplantation

Technical Aspects of Combined Heart-Lung Transplantation

Critical Care Management Following Lung Transplantation

Surgical Complications Affecting the Early and Late Survival Rates after Lung Transplantation

Medical Complications of Lung Transplantation

Lung Transplantation for Patients with COVID-19 Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

 


Review | Direct oral anticoagulants for the prevention and acute treatment of cancer-associated thrombosis.

9 Nov, 2022 | 12:13h | UTC

Direct Oral Anticoagulants for the Prevention and Acute Treatment of Cancer-Associated Thrombosis – Vascular Health and Risk Management

 


M-A | Point-of-care ultrasound evaluation for patients with acute onset dyspnea.

9 Nov, 2022 | 12:14h | UTC

Point-of-care ultrasound improves clinical outcomes in patients with acute onset dyspnea: a systematic review and meta-analysis – Internal and Emergency Medicine

 


M-A | Outcomes of dexmedetomidine vs. propofol sedation in critically ill adults requiring mechanical ventilation.

8 Nov, 2022 | 11:52h | UTC

Outcomes of dexmedetomidine versus propofol sedation in critically ill adults requiring mechanical ventilation: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials – British Journal of Anaesthesia

 


Review | The threat of multidrug-resistant/extensively drug-resistant Gram-negative respiratory infections.

7 Nov, 2022 | 12:17h | UTC

The threat of multidrug-resistant/extensively drug-resistant Gram-negative respiratory infections: another pandemic – European Respiratory Review

Related:

Early appropriate diagnostics and treatment of MDR Gram-negative infections – JAC-Antimicrobial Resistance

A position paper for the diagnosis and management of infections caused by multidrug-resistant bacteria: Endorsed by the Italian Society of Infection and Tropical Diseases (SIMIT), the Italian Society of Anti-Infective Therapy (SITA), the Italian Group for Antimicrobial Stewardship (GISA), the Italian Association of Clinical Microbiologists (AMCLI), and the Italian Society of Microbiology (SIM) – International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents

IDSA Guidance on the Treatment of Antimicrobial-Resistant Gram-Negative Infections: Version 2.0 – Infectious Diseases Society of America

IDSA Guidance on the Treatment of Antimicrobial-Resistant Gram-Negative Infections: Version 1.0 – Infectious Diseases Society of America

 


Review | How and when to manage respiratory infections out of hospital.

7 Nov, 2022 | 12:15h | UTC

How and when to manage respiratory infections out of hospital – European Respiratory Review

 


M-A | Prevalence, risk factors and treatments for post-COVID-19 breathlessness.

7 Nov, 2022 | 12:14h | UTC

Prevalence, risk factors and treatments for post-COVID-19 breathlessness: a systematic review and meta-analysis – European Respiratory Review

 


Review | Clinical significance of the neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio and platelet-to-lymphocyte ratio in acute exacerbations of COPD.

7 Nov, 2022 | 12:11h | UTC

Clinical significance of the neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio and platelet-to-lymphocyte ratio in acute exacerbations of COPD: present and future – European Respiratory Review

 


Review | Respiratory viruses: their importance and lessons learned from COVID-19.

7 Nov, 2022 | 11:54h | UTC

Respiratory viruses: their importance and lessons learned from COVID-19 – European Respiratory Review

 


Review | Non-Aspergillus mold lung infections.

7 Nov, 2022 | 11:51h | UTC

Non-Aspergillus mould lung infections – European Respiratory Review 

 


Brief Review | Close collaboration between pathologists and intensivists to understand (not just) coronavirus disease.

4 Nov, 2022 | 13:37h | UTC

Close collaboration between pathologists and intensivists to understand (not just) coronavirus disease – Intensive Care Medicine

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Review | Inhaled corticosteroids in adults with non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis.

4 Nov, 2022 | 13:25h | UTC

Inhaled Corticosteroids in Adults with Non-cystic Fibrosis Bronchiectasis: From Bench to Bedside. A Narrative Review – Drugs

 


Comparative risk of thrombosis with thrombocytopenia or thromboembolic events with different covid-19 vaccines.

3 Nov, 2022 | 14:10h | UTC

Comparative risk of thrombosis with thrombocytopenia syndrome or thromboembolic events associated with different covid-19 vaccines: international network cohort study from five European countries and the US – The BMJ 

 


M-A | Effect of pulmonary rehabilitation in dyspnea, exercise capacity, fatigue, and quality of life in patients with COVID-19.

3 Nov, 2022 | 14:09h | UTC

Effect of Pulmonary Rehabilitation Approaches on Dyspnea, Exercise Capacity, Fatigue, Lung Functions, and Quality of Life in Patients With COVID-19: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis – Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

 


ASCO Policy Statement | Electronic nicotine delivery systems.

3 Nov, 2022 | 14:03h | UTC

Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems: An Updated Policy Statement From the American Association for Cancer Research and the American Society of Clinical Oncology – Journal of Clinical Oncology

Commentary: Updated policy regarding electronic nicotine delivery systems – Yale Cancer Center

 


NICE Guideline Update | Lung cancer: diagnosis and management.

2 Nov, 2022 | 14:28h | UTC

Lung cancer: diagnosis and management – National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

 


ACCP Guideline | Perioperative management of antithrombotic therapy.

1 Nov, 2022 | 12:18h | UTC

Perioperative Management of Antithrombotic Therapy: An American College of Chest Physicians Clinical Practice Guideline – CHEST

Executive Summary: Perioperative Management of Antithrombotic Therapy: An American College of Chest Physicians Clinical Practice Guideline – CHEST

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


RCT | In hypoxemic patients after extubation, high-flow vs. Venturi mask oxygen therapy resulted in similar re-intubation rates.

1 Nov, 2022 | 12:11h | UTC

High-Flow Versus VenturiMask Oxygen Therapy to Prevent Re-Intubation in Hypoxemic Patients After Extubation: A Multicenter, Randomized Clinical Trial – American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine

 


Reviews | Pulmonary embolism response teams.

1 Nov, 2022 | 12:04h | UTC

Pulmonary Embolism Response Teams – emDocs

Related Review: Pulmonary embolism response teams: Purpose, evidence for efficacy, and future research directions – Research and Practice in Thrombosis and Haemostasis

 


M-A | Efficacy of preventive use of oxygen therapy after planned extubation in high-risk patients with extubation failure.

1 Nov, 2022 | 11:55h | UTC

Efficacy of preventive use of oxygen therapy after planned extubation in high-risk patients with extubation failure: A network meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials – Frontiers in Medicine

 


Dose-reduced direct oral anticoagulants: practical considerations.

31 Oct, 2022 | 13:52h | UTC

Peripheral Matters | Dose-Reduced Direct Oral Anticoagulants: Practical Considerations – American College of Cardiology

 


RCT | Early active mobilization during mechanical ventilation in the ICU did not improve outcomes and increased adverse events.

28 Oct, 2022 | 13:28h | UTC

Early Active Mobilization during Mechanical Ventilation in the ICU – New England Journal of Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 

Commentary on Twitter

https://twitter.com/NEJM/status/1585246120963604481

 


RCT | Spontaneous-breathing trials performed with pressure-support ventilation are no better than trials using a T-piece.

28 Oct, 2022 | 13:25h | UTC

Spontaneous-Breathing Trials with Pressure-Support Ventilation or a T-Piece – New England Journal of Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


RCT | A lower oxygen saturation target did not improve outcomes after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.

27 Oct, 2022 | 12:38h | UTC

Effect of Lower vs Higher Oxygen Saturation Targets on Survival to Hospital Discharge Among Patients Resuscitated After Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest: The EXACT Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Editorial: Early Oxygen Supplementation After Resuscitation From Cardiac Arrest – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Related:

RCT | In critically ill patients receiving MV, there was no difference in outcomes between different O2 saturation targets.

Effect of Low-Normal vs High-Normal Oxygenation Targets on Organ Dysfunction in Critically Ill Patients: A Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA

Lower or Higher Oxygenation Targets for Acute Hypoxemic Respiratory Failure – New England Journal of Medicine

Oxygen targets – Intensive Care Medicine (if the link is paywalled, try this one)

Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand Position Statement on Acute Oxygen Use in Adults: ‘Swimming between the flags’ – Respirology

Long-term mortality and health-related quality of life of lower versus higher oxygenation targets in ICU patients with severe hypoxaemia – Intensive Care Medicine

Oxygen Targets During Mechanical Ventilation in the ICU: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis – Critical Care Explorations

Higher versus lower oxygenation strategies in the general intensive care unit population: A systematic review, meta-analysis and meta-regression of randomized controlled trials – Journal of Critical Care

 


Retrospective Cohort Study | Association of ECMO with new mental health diagnoses in adult survivors of critical illness.

27 Oct, 2022 | 12:37h | UTC

Association of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation With New Mental Health Diagnoses in Adult Survivors of Critical Illness – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Editorial: Mental Health Outcomes Following Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in Survivors of Critical Illness – JAMA (free for a limited period)

News Release: ECMO survivors have higher rate of new mental health diagnoses than other ICU survivors – Ottawa Hospital

 

Commentary from the author on Twitter (thread – click for more)

 


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