critical care medicine


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critical care medicine

Abbreviation: CCM
The care of the sickest patients (those with acutely life-threatening illnesses such as major trauma, myocardial infarction, respiratory failure, sepsis, severe hemorrhage, or shock).
See also: medicine
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Search strategy: A total of 27 journals were identified from the "critical care medicine" category of the 2013 Journal Citation Reports (JCR).7 We only included the journals published in English, and therefore non-English-language journals were excluded.
Guidelines/Practice Parameters Committee of the American College of Critical Care Medicine, Society of Critical Care Medicine.
Norwich, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, 330 Washington St, Ste
1 American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. OSA, which is characterized by snoring, gasping, or lapses in breathing while sleeping, is known to increase the risk of atherosclerosis, or hardening and narrowing of the arteries.
Research data published in the American Journal of Respiratory & Critical Care Medicine show that therapy with continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) reduced the risk of cardiovascular problems by 64 percent, regardless of age or pre-existing heart conditions.
It has been awarded a pounds 1.8 million grant, the largest in the history of British research into anaesthesia and critical care medicine, for the study which will be carried out in 60 intensive care units across the country.
"Pulmonary Reviews" is a monthly news publication for specialists in pulmonary, infectious disease and critical care medicine.
When I presided over the Society of Critical Care Medicine, I put forward the following resolution at the annual general meeting: "This Society will not join an international critical care organization that does not allow national critical care nursing organizations to join as full and voting members." The resolution was passed nem con (no one contradicting), and I went off to Mexico to draw up the bylaws and agreements founding the World Federation of Societies of Intensive and Critical Care Medicine (WFSICCM).
Chief executive Tim Wright, said, 'Five months ago, the board outlined its vision of establishing Maelor as an ambitious new force in specialist critical care medicine, while commercialising our non-critical care portfolio through efficient partnerships.
Hopewell, MD, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, 1001 Potrero Ave, San Francisco, CA 94110; telephone, 415-206-3510; e-mail, phopewell@medsfgh.ucsf.edu.

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