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  1. Infections after severe brain injury or polytrauma are still a problem, and may be the result of a brain-mediated disturbed systemic immunoreactivity. The mechanism that connects initial brain affection and sy...

    Authors: Christian Woiciechowsky, Britta Schöning, Wolfgang R Lanksch, Hans-Dieter Volk and Wolf-Dietrich Döcke
    Citation: Critical Care 1999 3:R107
  2. That thrombocytopenia results in increased mortality ortransfusion requirements has not been confirmed by previous studies. Weperformed a case-control study in which 36 patients who developed severethrombocyto...

    Authors: François Stephan, Jacquesde Montblanc, Ali Cheffi and Francis Bonnet
    Citation: Critical Care 1999 3:151
  3. No surveys of stress ulcer prophylaxis prescribing in the USA havebeen conducted since 1995. Since that time, the most comprehensive meta-analysisand largest randomized study to date concerning stress ulcer pr...

    Authors: Brian L Erstad, Jeffrey F Barletta, Judith Jacobi, Aaron D Killian, Katherine M Kramer and Steven J Martin
    Citation: Critical Care 1999 3:145
  4. We analyzed the causes and results of utilization of critical careservices in the special care unit in patients after surgical proceduresperformed by the hepatobiliary surgical service during a 23-month period.

    Authors: Stephen P Povoski, Robert J Downey, Paul S Dudrick, Yuman Fong, William R Jarnigan, Jeffrey S Groeger and Leslie H Blumgart
    Citation: Critical Care 1999 3:139
  5. Abdominal compartment syndrome is defined as the adverse physiologic effects of increased intra-abdominal pressure. Prolonged, unrelieved pressure may lead to respiratory compromise, renal impairment, cardiac ...

    Authors: Samir Johna, Edward Taylor, Charlie Brown and Grenith Zimmerman
    Citation: Critical Care 1999 3:135
  6. Hepatic injury after ischemia/reperfusion is attributed to thedevelopment of oxygen free radical (OFR)-mediated lipid peroxidation - aprocess that can be measured through its byproducts, specificallymalondiald...

    Authors: WynD Nguyen, DonaldH Kim, HasanB Alam, HaydeeS Provido and JohnR Kirkpatrick
    Citation: Critical Care 1999 3:127
  7. Nutritional support has become a routine part of the care of the critically ill patient. It is an adjunctive therapy, the main goal of which is to attenuate the development of malnutrition, yet the effectivene...

    Authors: Charles Weissman
    Citation: Critical Care 1999 3:R67