Monthly Archives: August 2012

UNRELIABLE SERVICE – ISP SWITCH

We’ve been having server problems lately. This has resulted in some site down time – but also some posts appearing and disappearing, comments disappearing, and some posts and drafts for posts going missing. We’re working on moving to a new … Continue reading

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NO COUNTRY FOR LAY-MEN (MEH…)

A study in SJTREM suggests CPR according to the 2010 guidelines is harder to perform successfully than the previous 2005 guidelines.

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ACLS GOES ECMO

We had a young man with cardiac arrest brought in to our hospital. He had been alternating between VF and spontaneous circulation during resuscitation. As an emergency rescue attempt enroute, he had received thrombolytics. At arrival in our hospital, he … Continue reading

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FARMACEUTICAL WHINING

After getting the 6S trial published in the NEJM, Anders Perner – the lead investigator of this multi center trial – has gotten angry letters from Fresenius Kabi, the producer of Voluven 130/0.4 HES. Fresenius Kabi had sponsored the Scandinavian … Continue reading

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