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Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-08-28T21:53:14-0400
The purpose of the study is to compare the effect of fenoldopam and ketanserin on kidney function preservation in patients at high risk for renal failure after cardiac surgery. Acute, olig...
Improvements in medical care have led to decreasing mortality rates in critically ill children, which have been reported to be as low as 5%. However, surviving critical illness does not ne...
This study will identify the changes in different muscles of patients receiving Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) during critical illness and admission to Intensive Care Unit (ICU...
This study aims to determine changes in kidney function during and after critical illness, comparing conventional creatinine based methods with the gold standard to accurately establish th...
This study aims to investigate the effect of beta-hydroxy-beta-methylbutyrate (HMB) on skeletal muscle wasting, physical function, strength and quality of life in survivors of critical ill...
Cell-free plasma mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) levels are associated with endothelial dysfunction and differential outcomes in critical illness. A substantial alteration in metabolic homeostasis is common...
To explore how nonphysicians and physicians interpret the word "treatable" in the context of critical illness.
Survivorship from critical illness has improved, however factors mediating the functional recovery of persons experiencing a critical illness remain incompletely understood.
Over a third of critical illness survivors manifest significant psychocognitive impairments following discharge from the intensive care unit (ICU). It is not known which patient populations are at hig...
Critical illness is a hypercatabolic state. It has been hypothesized that timely and adequate nutrition support may optimize the host response and thereby minimize nutritionally related complications ...
A disease or state in which death is possible or imminent.
Misunderstanding among individuals, frequently research subjects, of scientific methods such as randomization and placebo controls.
An acute or prolonged illness usually considered to be life-threatening or with the threat of serious residual disability. Treatment may be radical and is frequently costly.
Simulation of symptoms of illness or injury with intent to deceive in order to obtain a goal, e.g., a claim of physical illness to avoid jury duty.
An effect usually, but not necessarily, beneficial that is attributable to an expectation that the regimen will have an effect, i.e., the effect is due to the power of suggestion.