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Noninvasive ventilation eases final hours, days for lung cancer patients

Noninvasive ventilation eases final hours, days for lung cancer patients

Mayo Clinic research shows U.S. intensive care units' prevention of pneumonia in critically-ill generally strong; identifies area of improvement

Mayo Clinic research shows U.S. intensive care units' prevention of pneumonia in critically-ill generally strong; identifies area of improvement

Simple checklist at NYC public hospitals effective in preventing infections

Simple checklist at NYC public hospitals effective in preventing infections

Silver-coated endotracheal tube reduces infections from highly resistant bacteria

Silver-coated endotracheal tube reduces infections from highly resistant bacteria

New deadly superbug Steno an ever-increasing threat

New deadly superbug Steno an ever-increasing threat

Superbug genome sequenced

Superbug genome sequenced

New less traumatic way of delivering surfactant to help preemies breathe could reduce chronic lung disease

New less traumatic way of delivering surfactant to help preemies breathe could reduce chronic lung disease

Long-term use of mechanical ventilation contributes to the deterioration of human diaphragm muscle

Long-term use of mechanical ventilation contributes to the deterioration of human diaphragm muscle

Update on Cairns meningococcal case

Update on Cairns meningococcal case

Boy diagnosed with meningococcal in far north Queensland

Boy diagnosed with meningococcal in far north Queensland

Obese ICU patients have lower mortality but longer ICU stays

Obese ICU patients have lower mortality but longer ICU stays

JAMA MRSA article provides false support for CDC's 'do-nothing' status quo

JAMA MRSA article provides false support for CDC's 'do-nothing' status quo

Gene chip technology used to distinguish ventilator-associated pneumonia from underlying critical illness

Gene chip technology used to distinguish ventilator-associated pneumonia from underlying critical illness

Bird flu death toll in Indonesia reaches 95

Bird flu death toll in Indonesia reaches 95

Sedative may have better outcomes than common medication for ICU patients on respirator

Sedative may have better outcomes than common medication for ICU patients on respirator

Physical therapy in intensive care reduce hospital stays

Physical therapy in intensive care reduce hospital stays

FDA clears breathing tube coated with a thin layer of silver

FDA clears breathing tube coated with a thin layer of silver

Physical therapy in ICU can reduce hospital stays

Physical therapy in ICU can reduce hospital stays

Scientists find predisposition to bronchiolitis in some babies

Scientists find predisposition to bronchiolitis in some babies

Gene-chip studies provide new leads in treating abnormal lung development in premature newborns

Gene-chip studies provide new leads in treating abnormal lung development in premature newborns