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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.

A Nicotine-Focused Framework for Public Health
01/01/70 - Despite extraordinary progress in tobacco control and prevention, tobacco use remains the leading cause of preventable disease and death in the United States. Combustible cigarettes cause the overwhelming majority of tobacco-related disease and are responsible for more than 480,000 U.S. deaths each…

Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
01/01/70 - Fifty years ago, Ashbaugh and colleagues described 12 patients with tachypnea, refractory hypoxemia, and diffuse opacities on chest radiographs after infection or trauma. Prominent hyaline membranes were seen lining the alveolar spaces of the lungs in 6 of the 7 patients who died, findings…

Acute Lung Failure ? Our Evolving Understanding of ARDS
01/01/70 - Though what we now call the acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) has almost certainly plagued humans since the beginning of our species, one of the best-known early descriptions of the problem came from René Laennec, who, after inventing the stethoscope in 1816, described the gross pathology…

Left-Middle-Lobe Pneumonia
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Angiotensin II for the Treatment of Vasodilatory Shock
01/01/70 - Shock is a life-threatening syndrome characterized by decreased organ perfusion that can progress to irreversible organ failure. Vasodilatory shock is the most common type of shock and is characterized by peripheral vasodilation and reduced blood pressure despite preserved cardiac output.…

All That Wheezes?
01/01/70 - Foreword. In this Journal feature, information about a real patient is presented in stages (boldface type) to an expert clinician, who responds to the information, sharing his or her reasoning with the reader (regular type). The authors? commentary follows. Stage. A 20-year-old woman presented to…

Angiotensin II for the Treatment of Vasodilatory Shock ? Promise and Caution
01/01/70 - Shock is one of the most common reasons for admission of patients to an intensive care unit. Low blood pressure is a hallmark of shock, and raising blood pressure is one of the foremost therapeutic goals in this setting. In patients with vasodilatory (i.e. "distributive") shock, who represent…

Ventilation in Extremely Preterm Infants and Respiratory Function at 8 Years
01/01/70 - Respiratory problems are common after birth in extremely preterm infants ( Assisted ventilation has changed substantially since the 1970s, when ventilation delivered through an endotracheal tube predominated. Less invasive forms of ventilation, including nasal continuous positive airway pressure…

All That Wheezes...
01/01/70 - A 20-year-old woman with a history of allergic rhinitis presented to her physician in the autumn with persistent cough and shortness of breath. She had been seen 6 weeks earlier for nasal congestion, rhinorrhea, postnasal drip, and cough that had bothered her on and off throughout the summer. Her…

Noninvasive Ventilation in the Premature Newborn ? Is Less Always More?
01/01/70 - Endotracheal positive-pressure ventilation with end expiratory pressure has been the cornerstone of the modern approach to care for premature infants with respiratory insufficiency since the publication of a report by Gregory and colleagues in 1971. They found that endotracheal continuous positive…

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