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New Approaches to Reducing Sepsis Mortality and Morbidity

When it comes to reducing sepsis deaths, the key is rapid diagnosis and treatment. Numerous studies have established a link between delays in the administration of antibiotics and the odds of death. One study, in the Journal of Intensive Care… Read more

Telemedicine Trends in the ICU: Best Practice Considerations

While intensive care units (ICUs) typically account for a mere 10 percent of hospital beds, they generate approximately 30 percent of hospital costs and cumulatively can account for 1 percent of U.S. gross domestic product (GDP). An essential part of… Read more

Challenges and controversies in testosterone therapy

Author: Mary Gillam, MD, Medical Editor, Point of Care Content at Elsevier Androgen deficiency in men is caused by impaired production of testosterone owing to defects at any level of the hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis.1 Clinicians frequently encounter men who have symptoms… Read more

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