This randomized clinical trial compares the effects of an individualized blood pressure management strategy vs standard blood pressure management strategy on postoperative organ dysfunction among high-risk patients undergoing major surgery.
After reviewing 20 years of evidence, this Special Communications reports that climate change can be associated with adverse health outcomes and concludes that health care professionals have an important role in communicating with patients and policy makers about the adverse effects associated with fossil fuel consumption.
This randomized clinical trial compares the effects of adding an intensive vs moderate alveolar recruitment strategy to protective ventilation on the number and severity of pulmonary complications following cardiac surgery.
Poole and coauthors performed a phase 2, double-blind, placebo-controlled study among 159 patients with peripheral artery disease and intermittent claudication to investigate whether mobilization of bone marrow progenitor cells using granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor improved exercise capacity.
This Medical News article discusses how hospitals and communities are preparing for mass shootings and other acts of mass violence.
This Viewpoint discusses the yellow fever epidemic in Angola as well as in China, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Kenya due to cases arising from infected travelers from Angola.
In a review of the literature on optimal medical therapy after percutaneous coronary intervention
(PCI), Brilakis and coauthors determined that dual antiplatelet therapy remains the standard of
care, with adjustments as needed for patients at high risk for bleeding and those who have coronary
This Viewpoint discusses the Global Health Risk Framework Commission’s strategy to safeguard human and economic security from pandemic threats.
This cohort study compares changes in physical function and pain among obese patients 1 to 3 years after bariatric surgery (Roux-en-Y gastric bypass or laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding).
This randomized trial evaluates whether noninvasive ventilation improves 7-day tracheal reintubation and other outcomes compared with standard oxygen therapy among patients with hypoxemic acute respiratory failure after abdominal surgery.
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