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Thiru Govindan

Aim for Hb 7 or 9g/dl?

In the TRISS study, Holst and colleagues completed a Scandanavian multicenter, randomized, parallel-group trial in 1,005 patients (998 analyzed) with septic shock and …

US assisted catheter directed Thrombolysis for PE

Randomized, Controlled Trial of Ultrasound-Assisted Catheter-Directed Thrombolysis for Acute Intermediate-Risk Pulmonary Embolism Nils Kucher et al Circulation. 2014;129:479-486 Background—In patients with acute …

Avoiding low value care

Have a look at this discussion via NEJM: Avoiding low value care Great discussion !!! (please watch NEJM video link) Effectively engaging clinicians …

EGDT and ProCESS

ProCESS is out. Guess what?….protocolised resus doesn’t change outcome. Worth reading this. http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1401602?query=OF A Randomized Trial of Protocol-Based Care for Early Septic …