07 Oct 06

Recently published papers: pneumonia, hypothermia and the elderly

Posted in General, Hypothermia, Pneumonia at 10:19 by Laci

By Cr Bouch, G Williams

Critical Care 2006, 10:167

Pneumonia (hospital-acquired and community-acquired) is commonly encountered in intensive care. Several papers recently published on this subject have shed more light on different aspects of this important topic. Hypothermia has been shown to improve post-arrest outcome, but how often do we use it? And finally, several papers have recently appeared in the journals related to the admission of the elderly to the critical care area and their outcome.

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