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October-December 2014 | Vol 4 | Issue  4     Table ofContents  RSS Feed 
What's New in Critical Illness and Injury Science: The decades-long quest for a valid prognostic sepsis biomarker continues
Marissa S Cohen, Anthony Cipriano, Stanislaw P Stawicki, Michael S Firstenberg, Thomas J Papadimos
Sepsis is a leading cause of death in critically ill patients, accounting for over a quarter of a million deaths per year in the United States. [1] Despite increasing hospitalizations for sepsis, corr...
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Broadening of the red blood cell distribution width is associated with increased severity of illness in patients with sepsis
Nader A Mahmood, Jacob Mathew, Balwinder Kang, Vincent A DeBari, Muhammad Anees Khan
Background: Sepsis is a pro-inflammatory state caused by systemic infection. As sepsis progresses, multiple organ systems become affected with subsequent increase in mortality. Elevated red cel...
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A Multi Factorial Analysis of the epidemiology of Injuries from Falls from Heights
Vineet Jain, Shruti Jain, BK Dhaon
Background: Fall from height is a common cause of morbidity and mortality in suburban population in India. These cases are either domestic or workplace injuries with different causative factors...
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Comparison of i-gel™ and laryngeal mask airway in anesthetized paralyzed patients
Seyed Mohammad Reza Hashemian, Navid Nouraei, Seyed Sadjad Razavi, Ebrahim Zaker, Alireza Jafari, Parivash Eftekhari, Golnar Radmand, Seyed Amir Mohajerani, Badiozzaman Radpay
Background : The i-gel™ is a new device introduced recently. It differs from other supraglottic airway devices. It has a non-inflatable, gel-made cuff. Previously used devices, have some ...
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