The authors of the article titled “Balanced salt solution versus normal saline solution as initial fluid resuscitation in pediatric septic shock: a randomized, double-blind controlled
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Abstract Critical illness has been associated with glutamine (Gln) plasma levels depletion and its supplementation is related with better outcomes. In 2013 the Reducing Deaths
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Re: Berlin Questionnaire and Portable Monitoring Device for Diagnosing Obstructive Sleep Apnea: A Preliminary Study in Jakarta, Indonesia
Obstructive sleep apnea is the most common form of sleep-disordered breathing, affecting a significant population world-wide. Descriptions of sleep-disordered breathing date back to 200 years.
In this issue of Critical Care and Shock, the wellrespected group from the University of Pittsburgh presents a study in the relationship of uni-lung percentage
Surfactant protein-D and polymorphonuclear leukocyte elastase concentrations in patients with septic acute respiratory distress syndrome. Systemic markers of acute lung injury, smoke of a distant fire?
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