Update in intensive care medicine: studies that challenged our practice in the last 5 years

Cleve Clin J Med. 2011 Oct;78(10):665-74. doi: 10.3949/ccjm.78a.10188.

Abstract

During the last 5 years, new randomized trials in critically ill patients have challenged a number of traditional treatment strategies in intensive care. The authors review eight studies that helped change their medical practices.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Adrenal Cortex Hormones / administration & dosage
  • Adrenal Cortex Hormones / adverse effects
  • Adrenal Cortex Hormones / therapeutic use
  • Clinical Trials as Topic
  • Critical Care / methods
  • Critical Care / trends*
  • Humans
  • Insulin / administration & dosage
  • Insulin / adverse effects*
  • Insulin / therapeutic use
  • Phenylpropanolamine / administration & dosage
  • Phenylpropanolamine / therapeutic use
  • Respiration, Artificial / adverse effects*
  • Respiration, Artificial / methods
  • Respiratory Distress Syndrome / therapy*
  • Shock / drug therapy*
  • Vasopressins / administration & dosage
  • Vasopressins / therapeutic use

Substances

  • Adrenal Cortex Hormones
  • Insulin
  • Vasopressins
  • Phenylpropanolamine