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Comparison of ICG livertesting with copeptin and SAPS II score as prognostic markers in critically ill patients.
Comparison of different marker for morbidity and mortality in critically ill patients.
Time Perspective: Prospective
Surgical ICU, University Hospital Zurich
Not yet recruiting
University of Zurich
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:09:02-0400
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The main objective of this proof-of-concept study is to demonstrate that the only administration of L-arginine, based on a suspected deficit monitored by nasal nitric oxide measurement, c...
Critically ill Patients are at high risk to develop deep venous thrombosis. However, despite receiving of a standard dose of Low-molecular-weight Heparin（LMWH）, many patients still dev...
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Acute seizures are common in critically ill children. These patients would benefit from intravenous anti-seizure medications with few adverse effects. We reviewed the usage and effects of intravenous ...
To examine the potential harmful effects of hyperoxia and summarize the results of most recent clinical studies evaluating oxygen therapy in critically ill patients.
Health care provided to a critically ill patient during a medical emergency or crisis.
Registered nurses with graduate degrees in nursing who provide care to pediatric patients who are acutely or critically ill.
A nursing specialty that deals specifically with the care of patients who are critically ill.
An acronym for Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation, a scoring system using routinely collected data and providing an accurate, objective description for a broad range of intensive care unit admissions, measuring severity of illness in critically ill patients.
A short-acting opioid anesthetic and analgesic derivative of FENTANYL. It produces an early peak analgesic effect and fast recovery of consciousness. Alfentanil is effective as an anesthetic during surgery, for supplementation of analgesia during surgical procedures, and as an analgesic for critically ill patients.