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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
This prospective study will compare the pharmacokinetic exposure to liposomal amphotericin B between critically ill patients and non-critically ill (hematology) patients in an early and la...
Sleep disruptions are extremely common in high-risk critically ill patients. We want to analyse oral melatonin potentialities as a sedative and a free-radicals scavenger for critically ill...
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...
The purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of location of feeding on glycemic control in critically ill patients. The investigators hypothesize that glycemic control in critic...
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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Little is known about the impact of feeding adequacy by NUTrition Risk in the Critically Ill (NUTRIC) groups in critically ill patients with body mass index (BMI)
In critically sick adults, sustained low efficiency dialysis [SLED] appears to be better tolerated hemodynamically and outcomes seem to be comparable to CRRT. However, there is paucity of data in crit...
The pharmacokinetics, especially the volume of distribution (Vd), of ß-lactam antibiotics can be altered in critically ill patients. This can lead to decreased serum concentrations and a reduction in...
Atrial fibrillation (AF) is one of the most comorbid conditions in critically ill patients requiring intensive care unit (ICU). Multiple studies have suggested that there may be an association between...
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.
Surgery is a technology consisting of a physical intervention on tissues. All forms of surgery are considered invasive procedures; so-called "noninvasive surgery" usually refers to an excision that does not penetrate the structure being exci...