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Y Lu, R Loffroy, J Y W Lau, A Barkun
BACKGROUND: The modern management of acute non-variceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding is centred on endoscopy, with recourse to interventional radiology and surgery in refractory cases. The appropriate use of intervention to optimize outcomes is reviewed. METHODS: A literature search was undertaken of PubMed and the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials between January 1990 and April 2013 using validated search terms (with restrictions) relevant to upper gastrointestinal bleeding...
January 2014: British Journal of Surgery
Nino Stocchetti, Andrew I R Maas
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May 29, 2014: New England Journal of Medicine
Andrew MacDuff, Anthony Arnold, John Harvey
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August 2010: Thorax
Carlos Echevarria, Darragh Twomey, Joel Dunning, Binayak Chanda
A best evidence topic in cardiac surgery was written according to a structured protocol. The question addressed was: does re-expansion pulmonary oedema exist? Altogether 233 papers were found using the reported search, of which 13 represented the best evidence to answer the clinical question. The authors, journal, date and country of publication, patient group studied, study type, relevant outcomes and results of these papers are tabulated. We conclude that re-expansion pulmonary oedema (REPO) does occur following re-expansion of a lung in pneumothorax and pleural effusion...
May 2008: Interactive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Dennis L Stevens, Alan L Bisno, Henry F Chambers, E Patchen Dellinger, Ellie J C Goldstein, Sherwood L Gorbach, Jan V Hirschmann, Sheldon L Kaplan, Jose G Montoya, James C Wade
A panel of national experts was convened by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) to update the 2005 guidelines for the treatment of skin and soft tissue infections (SSTIs). The panel's recommendations were developed to be concordant with the recently published IDSA guidelines for the treatment of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections. The focus of this guideline is the diagnosis and appropriate treatment of diverse SSTIs ranging from minor superficial infections to life-threatening infections such as necrotizing fasciitis...
July 15, 2014: Clinical Infectious Diseases: An Official Publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America
Sophie T Williams, Mark C Sykes, Phang Boon Lim, Justin D Salciccioli
The International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation recently released updated 2015 recommendations for resuscitation. The guidelines form the basis for all levels of resuscitation training, now from first aid to advanced life support (ALS), and for trainees of varying medical skills, from schoolchildren to medical students and consultants. We highlight major updates relating to intra-arrest and postarrest care, and the evidence for their recommendation. We also summarise areas of uncertainty in the evidence for ALS, and highlight current discussions that will likely inform the next round of recommendations...
May 2016: Emergency Medicine Journal: EMJ
Federico Coccolini, Walter Biffl, Fausto Catena, Marco Ceresoli, Osvaldo Chiara, Stefania Cimbanassi, Luca Fattori, Ari Leppaniemi, Roberto Manfredi, Giulia Montori, Giovanni Pesenti, Michael Sugrue, Luca Ansaloni
The indications for Open Abdomen (OA) are generally all those situations in which is ongoing the development an intra-abdominal hypertension condition (IAH), in order to prevent the development of abdominal compartmental syndrome (ACS). In fact all those involved in care of a critically ill patient should in the first instance think how to prevent IAH and ACS. In case of ACS goal directed therapy to achieve early opening and early closure is the key: paradigm of closure shifts to combination of therapies including negative pressure wound therapy and dynamic closure, in order to reduce complications and avoid incisional hernia...
2015: World Journal of Emergency Surgery: WJES
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