Diabetes Care 2020 12;43(12):e199
Quantitative Health Sciences, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH.
Acute Crit Care 2021 Jul 26. Epub 2021 Jul 26.
Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan.
Background: Elizabethkingia meningoseptica, formerly known as Chryseobacterium meningosepticum, is a non-motile, non-fastidious, catalase and oxidase-positive, aerobic, glucose-non-fermentative, Gram-negative bacillus that was first defined by Elizabeth O. King in 1959. It has emerged as an opportunistic pathogen that has infected patients in extreme age groups and immunocompromised individuals, especially in intensive care settings. Read More
Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.
Background: High-flow nasal cannula (HFNC) became a popular tool for oxygen delivery, and its use in hypercapnia patients is gaining interest. However, evidence for using HFNC in hypercapnia is still limited. Most of the clinical studies had been conducted retrospectively, and there had been conflicting reports for the effects of HFNC on hypercapnia correction in prospective studies. Read More
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Jacobi Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY, USA.
Background: Patients with sepsis are at risk for developing sepsis-induced cardiomyopathy (SIC). Previous studies offer inconsistent results regarding the association of SIC and mortality. This study sought to assess whether SIC is linked to mortality in patients with sepsis and to evaluate predictors of the development of SIC. Read More