This physiology study investigates whether fan use delays elevations in heart rate and core temperature of older healthy volunteers in response to extreme heat and humidity.
To determine whether treating critically ill patients with severe septic shock with esmolol, a
short-acting β-blocker, to reduce their heart rates, Morelli and coauthors conducted an
open-label, randomized phase 2 study, involving 154 qualifying patients treated at a university
hospital intensive care unit.