Individualised versus conventional glucose control in critically-ill patients: the CONTROLING study—a randomized clinical trial Bohé. Intensive Care Medicine 2021. Clinical Question In critically unwell adults does targeting individualised glycaemic control compared to glycaemia < 180 mg/dL improve 90 day mortality? Background Hyperglycaemia has been shown to result in worse outcomes in the critically ill, especially in non-diabetic patients In […]

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Effect of Out-of-Hospital Sodium Nitrite on Survival to Hospital Admission After Cardiac Arrest: A Randomized Clinical Trial Kim @uwcardiology. JAMA. 2021 January 12;325(2):138-145. doi: 10.1001/jama.2020.24326. Clinical Question In patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, does sodium nitrite, compared with placebo, improve survival to hospital admission? Background Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest continues to have a high risk of morbidity and mortality Nitrate therapy […]

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Effect of Vasopressin and Methylprednisolone vs Placebo on Return of Spontaneous Circulation in Patients With In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest: A Randomized Clinical Trial Anderson et al. JAMA 2021. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.16628 Clinical Question In adult patients suffering an in-hospital cardiac arrest (IHCA) does the use of vasopressin and methylprednisolone compared to a placebo result in increased rates of return of spontaneous circulation (ROSC)? […]

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