Pulmonary & Critical Care Insider Issue 1

Compiled by Bharat Bajantri, MD, and librarian Sarah Ellsworth, MLS for the clinicians of the Pulmonary and Critical Care team of Parkview.

The goal of this newsletter is to give a brief summary of the most pertinent articles to everyday practice and an attempt to keep up with literature as best as possible. Newsletters go out every 1-2 months.

Summaries/Topics in this issue:

  • Comparison of two commonly prescribed regimens of empiric antibiotics.
  • Vancomycin and piperacillin-tazobactam (VPT)
  • The efficacy and safety of Dupilumab in patients with COPD
  • The BOREAS trial
  • Simple aspiration versus chest tube drainage as first-line treatment.

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