Commentary by Dr. Paul McCarthy of East Carolina University Division of Critical Care [View Guest Lecture Series: Colloids versus Crystalloids] I agree that most of the data regarding over-resuscitation is kind of new, especially things like death, but there is a lot a data showing think like LOS, Vent days, need for trach, costs, etc. […]

Guest Lecture Series by Dr. Andrew Shaw of Duke University on January 16, 2013. [Critique this blog] [Return to NOD Blogs] Dr. Shaw begins his talk with a brief history of the dilemma surrounding the optimal fluid resuscitation strategy. Since 1832 (eighteen thirty two) physicians have been struggling with the type and amount of fluid […]

Guest Lecture Series by Dr. Karlene Hewan-Lowe. [Critique this blog] [Return to NOD Blogs] Case: A 63-year-old female was referred by her PCP and Dermatologist for evaluation of proteinuria and hematuria found during her assessment for a rash which was clinically diagnosed to be leukocytoclastic vasculitis, involving lower extremities up to mid-thigh. Her rash resolved, […]

Below is a quick summary of the key teaching points made by Dr. Kevin Finkel (University of Texas Medical School at Houston) during his special guest lecture on 8 November 2012 by Dr. Nirav Jasani (East Carolina University). [Critique this blog] [Return to NOD Blogs] 1. Chloride rich fluid like NORMAL SALINE, high risk of […]

Blogs from the 45th annual American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week 2012 Meetings in San Diego, CA. Contents President’s message – Open Plenary Tolerance and Kidney Transplantation Sonography of the Kidney CT and MR of the Kidneys Nuclear Imaging Gadolinium and Complications Are CKD Patients Attaining Therapeutic Targets? Case Management of Patients with CKD Is […]

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