Introduction Vascular access is referred to as the “lifeline” for individuals receiving hemodialysis (HD). Clinical practice guidelines in both the U.S. and Canada recommend the arteriovenous fistula (AVF) as the preferred type of access for patients requiring chronic HD. The AVF is the vascular access of choice for HD because of its longevity and lower […]
Infection is the most common cause of death following burn injury. Burn patients are at a high risk for infection as a result of the nature of the burn injury itself, the immunocompromising effects of burns, prolonged hospital stays, and intensive diagnostic and therapeutic procedures (1). In addition, the control and prevention of infectious diseases […]
Objectives. To audit indications for and practice (in terms of training/qualification) of definitive airway management compared with current UK practices. Design. Consecutive observational study.
Byline: Naeem Akhtar (Email: [email protected]), Jawad Zaheer and Muhammad Yusuf Rajput Abstract
Byline: Arjan Kumar, Abdul Rauf Memon, Bader Faiyaz Zuberi, Rashid Qadeer, Salahuddin Afsar and Muneer Sadiq ABSTRACT
Byline: Jinguang Du and Yunxia Zuo ABSTRACT
Survivors of the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) have a higher prevalence of speech and language problems as compared to term babies; and those with prolonged respiratory support are most severely affected. The purpose of this study was (a) to investigate the relationship between the numbers of days of oral intubation and expressive language outcomes […]