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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.

Tight Glycemic Control in Critically Ill Children
01/01/70 - Tight glycemic control to a blood glucose level of 80 to 110 mg per deciliter (4.4 to 6.1 mmol per liter) was originally shown to reduce morbidity and mortality in a single-center, randomized clinical trial involving critically ill adult surgical patients, but subsequent trials involving adults…

Osimertinib or Platinum?Pemetrexed in EGFR T790M?Positive Lung Cancer
01/01/70 - Among patients with advanced non?small-cell lung cancer with a mutant epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR), EGFR tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs) are the standard first-line therapy. Despite high tumor response rates with first-line EGFR-TKIs, disease progresses in a majority of patients after…

Eosinophilic Otitis Media
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Thromboprophylaxis after Knee Arthroscopy and Lower-Leg Casting
01/01/70 - Patients who undergo arthroscopic knee surgery and patients who are treated with casting of the lower leg are at increased risk for venous thromboembolism (i.e. deep-vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolism). Venous thromboembolism is an important health problem that is associated with considerable…

Case 4-2017: A 2-Month-Old Girl with Growth Retardation and Respiratory Failure
01/01/70 - Presentation of Case. Dr. Megan P. Lambert (Pediatrics): A 2-month-old girl was admitted to the pediatric intensive care unit (ICU) of this hospital because of respiratory failure, growth retardation, and failure to thrive. The patient was born by vaginal delivery to a primigravida mother at…

Thromboprophylaxis after Knee Arthroscopy
01/01/70 - Prophylaxis for postoperative venous thromboembolism (VTE) should be tailored to the individual patient. In addition to considering the procedural risk of thrombosis and bleeding, we must assess the patient?s individual risk and willingness to accept risk. In this case, Ms. Benson is a good…

After the Fall ? Prophylaxis for All?
01/01/70 - Nearly 1 million patients undergo knee arthroscopy in the United States every year. The incidence of symptomatic venous thromboembolism in this patient population is approximately 0.6%, or nearly 4000 patients per year. Published evidence for the benefit of prophylactic anticoagulation in patients…

Disseminated Blastomycosis
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Bezlotoxumab for Prevention of Recurrent Clostridium difficile Infection
01/01/70 - In high-income countries, Clostridium difficile is the most common cause of infectious diarrhea in hospitalized patients. After completing initial antibiotic therapy, up to 35% of patients have recurrent C. difficile infection, which is more difficult to treat and is associated with more…

Therapeutic Hypothermia after In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest in Children
01/01/70 - Therapeutic hypothermia for comatose adults who have had an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest was recommended on the basis of results of clinical trials reported in 2002. More recent trials have shown that fever prevention with therapeutic normothermia is equally efficacious as therapeutic hypothermia…

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