Pulmonary & Critical Care Insider Issue 3

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:

Lactated Ringer's or Normal Saline in Acute Pancreatitis?

Don’t complain about too many CT scans being ordered by your ED doctor!

Stroke care for intensivists – Not as complicated after all! Blood pressure targets in acute ischemic stroke after thrombectomy

The FRAIL-AF study

“slow correction” vs. “rapid correction”

Balloon pulmonary angioplasty or riociguat in patients with inoperable CTEPH?

Cannot go wrong with a Mediterranean diet even in IPF!

Prognostication for out of hospital cardiac arrest could be useful when talking to family!

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