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Editor’s Note A closed ICU model was associated with significantly reduced rates of central line associated blood stream infection (CLABSI), catheter associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI), and ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) in this study, presented May 22 at ATS 2019, the annual international conference of the American Thoracic Society in Dallas. In a closed model, patients […]
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Editor’s Note The Joint Commission on May 21 issued Quick Safety 49: Disinfection of tonometers and other ophthalmology devices. The Joint Commission noted that the American Academy of Ophthalmology has reported that transmission of adenovirus and herpes simplex virus HIV, hepatitis C virus, enterovirus 70, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, Acanthamoeba, and prions such as […]
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Editor’s Note Targeting a patient’s mean arterial pressure (MAP) during cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) by monitoring cerebral blood flow autoregulation may reduce the incidence of delirium after cardiac surgery in older patients, this Johns Hopkins study finds. In this analysis of 199 patients, the incidence of delirium was significantly greater in patients given usual care (53%) […]
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Editor’s Note Stryker announced on May 20 that the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) granted premarket approval for its Neuroform Atlas stent system for intracranial aneurysms, the May 20 MassDevice reports. The self-expanding nitinol stent can now be used with neurovascular embolization coils to treat patients with saccular wide-necked intracranial aneurysms that arise from […]
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