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Standard versus  Accelerated Initiation of Renal Replacement Therapy Wald R, Bagshaw S. NEJM July 16 2020 doi:10.1056/NEJMoa2000741 Clinical Question In critically ill patients with severe acute kidney injury, does accelerated initiation of renal replacement therapy compared to standard initiation improve 90 day survival? Background Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) is common in critically ill patients and some case series suggest up […]

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Remdesivir in adults with severe COVID-19: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multicentre trial Wang Y. Lancet; Epub Ahead of Print. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(20)31022-9 Clinical Question In patients with severe COVID-19, does intravenous remdesivir, compared with placebo, improve the time to clinical improvement? Background Despite the ongoing research efforts to find a treatment for patients infected with SARS-CoV-2, there are currently no proven […]

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