The Latest Journal Articles in Anesthesiology

1Performance and user evaluation of a novel capacitance based automatic urinometer compared with a manual standard urinometer after elective cardiac surgeryCritical Care, April 24, 2015  Clinical Article
2A single preoperative FGF-23 measurement is a strong predictor of outcome in patients undergoing elective cardiac surgery: A prospective observational studyCritical Care, April 24, 2015  Clinical Article
3Time in blood glucose range 70-140 mg/dL>80% is strongly associated with increased survival in non-diabetic critically ill adultsCritical Care, April 24, 2015  Clinical Article
4Effectiveness of acupuncture combined with rehabilitation for treatment of acute or subacute stroke: a systematic reviewAcupuncture in Medicine, April 24, 2015  Review Article
5Association of gender to outcome after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest – A report from the International Cardiac Arrest RegistryCritical Care, April 24, 2015  Clinical Article
6Long-term neuropsychological outcomes in children and adolescents after cardiac arrestIntensive Care Medicine, April 24, 2015  Clinical Article
7Corneal abrasion in hysterectomy and prostatectomy: Role of laparoscopic and robotic assistanceAnesthesiology, April 24, 2015  Clinical Article
8Misoprostol one to three hours pre-procedure versus overnight osmotic dilators prior to early second trimester surgical abortionContraception, April 24, 2015  Clinical Article
9Recommendations for the critical care management of devastating brain injury: Prognostication, psychosocial, and ethical managementNeurocritical Care , April 24, 2015  Review Article
10Do alcohol use disorders impact on long term outcomes from intensive care?: A prospective observational cohort studyCritical Care, April 24, 2015  Clinical Article
1HANDS: A robot that can insert surgical cathetersBen-Gurion University of the Negev News, April 23, 2015
2Rutgers researchers uncover pain-relief secrets in hot chili peppersRutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences News, April 23, 2015
3First case of rabies in over a decade: Lessons for healthcare personnelAmerican Society for Microbiology News, April 23, 2015
4Babies feel pain 'like adults'University of Oxford News, April 22, 2015
5Decreased red blood cell clearance appears to predict development and worsening of serious diseasesMassachusetts General Hospital, April 22, 2015
6More individuals discussing end-of-life wishes with loved onesUniversity of Missouri News, April 21, 2015
7CMS approves new quality reporting measures for physician anesthesiologistsAmerican Society of Anesthesiologists News, April 21, 2015
8Medicare patients undergo unnecessary tests before cataract surgery, study findsAmerican Society of Anesthesiologists News, April 21, 2015
9PTSD common in ICU survivorsJohns Hopkins Medicine, April 21, 2015
10Intensive care unit interventions developed at Johns Hopkins sharply reduce bloodstream infections in Abu Dhabi hospitalsJohns Hopkins Medicine, April 21, 2015

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Age is a predictor of mortality in status epilepticus

As reported in Neurocritical Care, males have a higher incidence of status epilepticus, early age of onset, and increased mortality. The highest mortality rates occurred in patients < 10 years of age and > 50 years of age. The in-hospital mortality rate of patients ≥ 80 years of age was 20.2%.

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