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Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

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A Novel Weaning Protocol for High-Flow Nasal Cannula in the PICU

A NOVEL WEANING PROTOCOL FOR HIGH-FLOW NASAL CANNULA IN THE PICU

Objective: High-flow nasal cannula use in the PICU continues to increase; however, a protocol for weaning patients has yet to be published....

Ventricular-Arterial Coupling in Children and Infants With Congenital Heart Disease After Cardiopulmonary Bypass Surgery: Observational Study*

VENTRICULAR-ARTERIAL COUPLING IN CHILDREN AND INFANTS WITH CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE AFTER CARDIOPULMONARY BYPASS SURGERY: OBSERVATIONAL STUDY*

Objectives: Ventricular-arterial coupling represents the interaction between the left ventricle and the arterial system. Ventricular-arterial...

 
 
 

COMPASSIONATE DISCHARGES FROM THE PICU:

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IS IT POSSIBILE TO STANDARDIZATION TREATMENT WITH HIGH-FLOW NASAL CANNULA FOR BETTER OUTCOME?

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ABSTRACT 790: THE KNOWLEDGE AND SELF-EFFICACY OF FIRST AID ON UNINTENTIONAL INJURY IN PARENTS WITH YOUNG CHILDREN IN TAIWAN

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Tracheal Size and Morphology on the Reconstructed CT Imaging*

TRACHEAL SIZE AND MORPHOLOGY ON THE RECONSTRUCTED CT IMAGING*

Objectives: To characterize the real size and morphology of tracheas in childhood for the optimal selection of endotracheal tube. Design: A...

 
 
 

CONSENSUS CLINICAL PRACTICE GUIDELINES-ARE THEY WORTH THE EFFORT!*

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Decision-Making Around Positive Tracheal Aspirate Cultures: The Role of Neutrophil Semiquantification in Antibiotic Prescribing

DECISION-MAKING AROUND POSITIVE TRACHEAL ASPIRATE CULTURES: THE ROLE OF NEUTROPHIL SEMIQUANTIFICATION IN ANTIBIOTIC PRESCRIBING

Objectives: Ventilator-associated infections are a major contributor to antibiotic use in the PICU. Quantitative or semiquantitative...

 
 
 

DEATH AND DYING IN THE ICU: PERSONAL REFLECTION OF 30 YEARS' EXPERIENCE

Objective: To describe individual perspective over ~30 years in a mixed Cardiac and General ICU, which includes the State Trauma Center,...

The Inadequate Oxygen Delivery Index and Low Cardiac Output Syndrome Score As Predictors of Adverse Events Associated With Low Cardiac Output Syndrome Early After Cardiac Bypass*

THE INADEQUATE OXYGEN DELIVERY INDEX AND LOW CARDIAC OUTPUT SYNDROME SCORE AS PREDICTORS OF ADVERSE EVENTS ASSOCIATED WITH LOW CARDIAC OUTPUT SYNDROME EARLY AFTER CARDIAC BYPASS*

Objectives: To evaluate the effectiveness of two scoring systems, the inadequate oxygen delivery index, a risk analytics algorithm...

 
 
 
Antipyretic Efficacy of Acetaminophen and Ibuprofen in Critically Ill Pediatric Patients

ANTIPYRETIC EFFICACY OF ACETAMINOPHEN AND IBUPROFEN IN CRITICALLY ILL PEDIATRIC PATIENTS

Objectives: To determine the antipyretic efficacy of acetaminophen and ibuprofen in critically ill febrile pediatric patients. Design: Retrospective...

Relationship Between Time to Left Atrial Decompression and Outcomes in Patients Receiving Venoarterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Support: A Multicenter Pediatric Interventional Cardiology Early-Career Society Study*

RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN TIME TO LEFT ATRIAL DECOMPRESSION AND OUTCOMES IN PATIENTS RECEIVING VENOARTERIAL EXTRACORPOREAL MEMBRANE OXYGENATION SUPPORT: A MULTICENTER PEDIATRIC INTERVENTIONAL CARDIOLOGY EARLY-CAREER SOCIETY STUDY*

Objectives: To assess the variation in timing of left atrial decompression and its association with clinical outcomes in pediatric...

 
 
 
Characteristics and Outcomes of Pediatric Patients Supported With Ventricular Assist Device-A Multi-Institutional Analysis*

CHARACTERISTICS AND OUTCOMES OF PEDIATRIC PATIENTS SUPPORTED WITH VENTRICULAR ASSIST DEVICE-A MULTI-INSTITUTIONAL ANALYSIS*

Objectives: The use of ventricular assist devices for pediatric patients with heart failure is increasing, but is associated with significant...

Parent Medical Traumatic Stress and Associated Family Outcomes After Pediatric Critical Illness: A Systematic Review*

PARENT MEDICAL TRAUMATIC STRESS AND ASSOCIATED FAMILY OUTCOMES AFTER PEDIATRIC CRITICAL ILLNESS: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW*

Objectives: To critically review, analyze, and synthesize the literature on parent medical traumatic stress from a child's critical...

 
 
 

ABSTRACT 745: CETIRIZINE AND ALBENDAZOLE INDUCED DYSTONIA IN A CHILD

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Gastric Residual Volume Measurement in U.K. PICUs: A Survey of Practice*

GASTRIC RESIDUAL VOLUME MEASUREMENT IN U.K. PICUS: A SURVEY OF PRACTICE*

Objectives: Despite little evidence, the practice of routine measurement of gastric residual volume to guide both the initiation and...

 
 
 

CUFFED ENDOTRACHEAL TUBE USE IN CHILDREN: TIMES ARE ‘A CHANGING*

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Nutritional Status Deterioration Occurs Frequently During Children's ICU Stay*

NUTRITIONAL STATUS DETERIORATION OCCURS FREQUENTLY DURING CHILDREN'S ICU STAY*

Objectives: Malnutrition and faltering growth at PICU admission have been related to suboptimal outcomes. However, little is known...

 
 
 
Association of Organ Dysfunction Scores and Functional Outcomes Following Pediatric Critical Illness*

ASSOCIATION OF ORGAN DYSFUNCTION SCORES AND FUNCTIONAL OUTCOMES FOLLOWING PEDIATRIC CRITICAL ILLNESS*

Objectives: Short-term and long-term morbidity and mortality are common following pediatric critical illness. Severe organ dysfunction...

ABSTRACT 159: PREVALENCE OF OVERWEIGHT AND OBESITY AMONG SCHOOL AGE CHILDREN IN IRAQ

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Ruth Bader Ginsberg has pancreatic cancer and received radiation treatments...

Ruth Bader Ginsberg has pancreatic cancer and received radiation treatments; too bad Google and YouTube are censoring all the cancer cures that really work

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg has pancreatic cancer. Multiple media sources are now reporting that she recently underwent three weeks of radiation treatment... Read more ...

The Problem With Vacation Re-Entry Is That Everything Is Just Like I Left It

The Problem With Vacation Re-Entry Is That Everything Is Just Like I Left It

I spent a week at the beach doing next to nothing. I would have done absolutely nothing had I not had an antsy teenager that occasionally insisted we leave the beach to do... Read more ...

The long trail of dead bodies false flags that follow around Bill Hillary...

The long trail of dead bodies false flags that follow around Bill Hillary Clinton the globalists wherever they go point to unimaginable corruption and gargantuan cover-ups

“The decedent shot himself in the back of the head seventeen times with a long-barreled, single shot shotgun. A clear case of suicide.” No one with over two brain cells... Read more ...

Your Dog May Be Leading You to a Healthier Heart

Your Dog May Be Leading You to a Healthier Heart

Researchers found that compared with people who had no pets, dog owners tended to have fewer risk factors for heart disease: They got more exercise, and had healthier diets and... Read more ...

Pollution causes rates of angioplasties to spiral, say scientists

Pollution causes rates of angioplasties to spiral, say scientists

Doctors at the University Hospital in Krakow used data from nearly 16,000 patients who had undergone the operation, which is often dished out as an emergency surgery to treat a... Read more ...

This Best-Selling Jacket Is The Perfect Way To Make Back-To-School Feel Cool...

This Best-Selling Jacket Is The Perfect Way To Make Back-To-School Feel Cool Without Breaking The Bank

The first day of school is stressful AF. The cliques, the stares, the silent judgement. And that's just the moms! Luckily, when it comes to the kids, there's an easy way to... Read more ...

Computer Model Could Be Used To Test New Sickle Cell Medications

Computer Model Could Be Used To Test New Sickle Cell Medications

Sickle cell disease medication can be now tested using new computer model which mimics the way red blood cells become misshapen. Read more ...

Elite athletes have high rates of oral disease despite brushing their teeth more

Elite athletes have high rates of oral disease despite brushing their teeth more

Researchers at The University College London blamed athletes' heavy use of sports drinks, gels and bars which can be high in sugar. Many athletes endorse such products. Read more ...

Cerebral Palsy: Improving Function, Independence, and Quality of Life of...

Cerebral Palsy: Improving Function, Independence, and Quality of Life of Affected Individuals

Cerebral palsy is among the most prevalent movement disorders in children. Experts from various streams share their expertise and summarize new research aimed at maintaining... Read more ...

New Method Helps Detect Unreported Zika Outbreaks

New Method Helps Detect Unreported Zika Outbreaks

Using travel data and infections diagnosed in travelers plus viral gene analysis, scientists have been able to uncover a hidden Zika outbreak in Cuba in 2017, that went... Read more ...