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- Jul 22nd, 2023
- Clay Smith
Empiric macrolide therapy was associated with improved six and twelve-month survival among ICU patients with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP).
Impact of macrolide treatment on long-term mortality in patients admitted to the ICU due to CAP: a targeted maximum likelihood estimation and survival analysis. Crit Care. 2023 May 31;27(1):212. doi: 10.1186/s13054-023-04466-x.
Emergency intubation in children has similar procedural success rates when directly or indirectly lifting the epiglottis. When indirectly lifting the epiglottis, engagement of the median glossoepiglottic fold is associated with better visualization and success.
The Importance of Median Glossoepiglottic Fold Engagement on Laryngeal View and Tracheal Intubation Success in Children. Ann Emerg Med. 2023 Jun;81(6):658-666. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2022.12.027. Epub 2023 Feb 15.