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Early enteral nutrition (EEN), typically started within 48 h after ICU admission, is recommended to be superior over delayed enteral nutrition and parenteral nutrition. The ESICM Working Group on Gastrointestinal Function provided clinical practice guidelines on EEN and suggested to initiate it at a low rate, as beneficial effects regarding infection prevention have been demonstrated in critically ill patients, as well as in patients with... Read More | Comment
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The Patient Care Process for Delivering Comprehensive Medication Management (CMM) provides a common definition of comprehensive medication management (CMM) and common language to describe the patient care process for delivering CMM within primary care practice. In the past, inconsistent definitions and implementation of medication management services have led to mixed results and limited the adoption of these services. With mounting pressure on clinicians to demonstrate... Read More | Comment
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Despite controversy, major health systems across the globe are obtaining and making use of genome sequence data in patients they care for, hoping this approach will prove beneficial.1 Genome sequencing technology, a key driver of precision medicine, has improved substantially in accuracy, speed, and cost. As a consequence, clinicians, health systems, and governments acknowledge that individuals can have their genome sequenced and interpreted for about... Read More | Comment
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New, value-based regulations and reimbursement structures are creating historic care management challenges, thinning the margins and threatening the viability of hospitals and health systems. The Society of Critical Care Medicine convened a taskforce of Academic Leaders in Critical Care Medicine to develop a toolkit drawing on the experience of successful leaders of critical care organizations in North America for advancing critical care organizations. A critical... Read More | Comment
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As the demands of critical care medicine increase one viable option to meet needs is the addition of a nurse practitioner to the traditional structure of the critical care team. The purpose of this article is to convey our positive experience of physician and nurse practitioner integration into the critical care setting. The addition of nurse practitioners is meant to bolster the current interdisciplinary team... Read More | Comment
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As a result of a collaboration between the NAM and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, this NAM Special Publication summarizes and builds upon a meeting series in which a multi-stakeholder group of experts discussed the potential of clinical decision support (CDS) to transform care delivery by ameliorating the burden that expanding clinical knowledge and care and choice complexity place on... Read More | Comment
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Ludwig Lin, MD, speaks with Brenda Pun, DNP, RN, ACNP, about the ICU Liberation ABCDEF Bundle Improvement Collaborative. Dr. Pun reflects upon Collaborative work, including origins and logistics of the project, team training and resource-sharing, and importance of the interprofessional care model, as well as successes, challenges, and barriers to bundle implementation. Dr. Pun is the Project Clinical Manager at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in... Read More | Comment
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Disruption often is viewed as a positive noun in the business world. Particularly in healthcare, such disruption can result in increased understanding and enhanced outcomes, among other benefits. Healthcare has clearly benefited from the digital technology disruption. Modern medicine, at a high level, leverages innovation for better diagnostics using X-rays, MRIs and numerous other scans, more comprehensive research and global collaboration, more agile testing and... Read More | Comment
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Dr. Ludwig Lin, MD, speaks with John C. Marshall, MD, FRCSC, FACS, about his talk given at the 46th Critical Care Congress in Honolulu, Hawaii on, “Building Global Collaboration in Acute Care Research.” Dr. Marshall discusses the challenges, needs and opportunities for global research and data sharing. Dr. Marshall is Professor of Surgery at Saint Michael’s Hospital in Toronto, Canada. Read More | Comment