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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 (http://www.nejm.org) 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.

Pleural Disease
01/01/70 - The pleural space is defined by the visceral pleura, which covers the lung, and the parietal pleura, which covers the chest wall, diaphragm, and mediastinum. It is estimated that pleural effusion develops in more than 1.5 million patients each year in the United States, with the majority of cases…

Aspirin or Rivaroxaban for VTE Prophylaxis after Hip or Knee Arthroplasty
01/01/70 - Deep-vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism (collectively known as venous thromboembolism) are well-recognized complications after total hip or total knee arthroplasty. The perioperative administration of anticoagulant prophylaxis has proved to reduce the rates of death and complications associated…

Influenza Season and ARDS after Cardiac Surgery
01/01/70 - To the Editor: A number of concurrent risk factors are associated with development of the acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). One such risk factor might be asymptomatic respiratory viral infection ? for example, influenza ? which could prime the lungs for ARDS in patients with another overt…

Edoxaban for the Treatment of Cancer-Associated Venous Thromboembolism
01/01/70 - Venous thromboembolism is a common complication of cancer and its therapy. Treatment of cancer-associated venous thromboembolism is challenging, and the risks of recurrent thrombosis and bleeding are higher among patients with cancer than among those without cancer. These two complications are…

Where There?s Wildfire, There?s Smoke
01/01/70 - With the undeniable march of climate change, the danger of catastrophic wildfires is increasing around the globe, with such fires occurring in Australia, Canada, Chile, Indonesia, Portugal, and Russia, as well as the United States, over the past decade. Large forest fires in the western United…

Acute Myocardial Infarction after Laboratory-Confirmed Influenza Infection
01/01/70 - Coronary artery disease remains a leading cause of death worldwide. The hypothesis that influenza may trigger acute cardiovascular events and death was advanced as early as the 1930s, when the association between seasonal influenza activity and cardiovascular mortality was first noted. Several…

Adjunctive Glucocorticoid Therapy in Patients with Septic Shock
01/01/70 - Sepsis, which has been identified by the World Health Organization as a global health priority, has no proven pharmacologic treatment, other than the appropriate antibiotic agents, fluids, and vasopressors as needed; reported death rates among hospitalized patients range between 30% and 45%.…

Rib Fracture Associated with Bordetella pertussis Infection
01/01/70 - A 66-year-old woman presented to her primary care physician?s office with a 2-week history of dry cough and severe pain in the right flank. Five days before presentation, she had received a diagnosis of viral upper respiratory tract infection, but her symptoms had not abated with supportive…

Case 1-2018: A 39-Year-Old Woman with Rapidly Progressive Respiratory Failure
01/01/70 - Presentation of Case. Dr. Raghu R. Chivukula (Medicine): A 39-year-old woman with a history of leukemia and double-unit cord-blood transplantation was admitted to this hospital because of dyspnea, hypoxemia, and the presence of infiltrates in both lungs. Thirty months before this admission, the…

Osimertinib in Untreated EGFR-Mutated Advanced Non?Small-Cell Lung Cancer
01/01/70 - The current standard of care for patients with locally advanced or metastatic non?small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) harboring epidermal growth factor receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor (EGFR-TKI)?sensitizing mutations is treatment with a first-generation or second-generation EGFR-TKI such as…

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