27-01-2017 | Emergency medicine | News | Article
Early tracheal intubation after cardiac arrest contested
Study results published in JAMA suggest that tracheal intubation performed within the first 15 minutes of in-hospital cardiac arrest is associated with decreased survival compared with no intubation during this timeframe.
JAMA 2017; Advance online publication
26-01-2017 | Neurology | News | Article
Insufficient evidence prevents OSA screening recommendation
The US Preventive Services Task Force has issued an “I” statement regarding screening for obstructive sleep apnea in adults, concluding that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms.
JAMA 2017; 317: 368–370, 407–414, 415–433
JAMA Neurol 2017; Advance online publication
20-01-2017 | Pulmonary hypertension | News | Article
Biological similarities between Cpc-PH and PAH identified
Research published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology suggests that there could be a pathophysiological overlap between combined post-capillary and pre-capillary pulmonary hypertension and pulmonary arterial hypertension.
J Am Coll Cardiol 2016; 68: 2525–2536, 2537–2539
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