Treating moderately ill hospitalized COVID-19 patients with a full-dose blood thinner reduced their need for organ support, such as mechanical ventilation, and improved their chances of leaving the hospital. However, the use of this treatment strategy for critically ill COVID-19 patients requiring intensive care did not result in the same outcomes.
Tag: mechanical ventilation
For immunocompromised patients with acute respiratory failure who are less severe, noninvasive ventilation was shown to be a better treatment option than invasive mechanical ventilation.Read More
Critically ill patients who receive mechanical ventilation have an increased risk of psychiatric diagnosis and medication use after hospital discharge.Read More
Respironics Inc, a Philips Healthcare business, has issued a worldwide recall of approximately 600 Philips Respironics Trilogy Ventilators, comprising Trilogy Ventilator Models 100, 200 and 202, according to the company.Read More
Technological advancements regularly redefine “conventional mechanical ventilation,” but respiratory professionals welcome new functions and features that can help patients and administrators to breathe easier.Read More
Clinicians are finding that sedation, although often necessary, may be putting their patients in harm’s way.Read More