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A Model Hospital Policy for Allocating Scarce Critical Care Resources: Available Online now
Tuesday, March 24, 2020 6:17 PM

 

 

 

Available now online:

A Model Hospital Policy for Allocating Scarce Critical Care Resources

 

 

To assist hospitals and health systems to implement a fair and transparent approach to allocating scarce critical care resources during the COVID-19 pandemic, we have created a model hospital policy that hospitals can download and adapt… Read more…

Timothy Girard, MD, MSCI, to be Inducted into the American Society for Clinical Investigation

Associate Professor Timothy Girard, MD, MSCI is to be officially inducted as a member of The American Society for Clinical…

Five Former Fellows Attain Neurocritical Care Certification

In a first for the UPMC Multidisciplinary Critical Care Training Program (MCCTP), five former fellows have passed the Neurocritical Care…

UPMC receives $3.7 million PCORI award to improve care for patients with sepsis and pneumonia

Novel adaptive design aims to optimize at-home interventions to reduce complications and readmission risk for sepsis and pneumonia survivors

The UPMC…

Bob Clark, MD & Hülya Bayır, MD receive Grant to Find Druggable Mitochondrial Targets after Pediatric Brain Injury

Principal investigators Bob Clark, MD and Hülya Bayır, MD have received funding for a five-year, $2.9 million, R01 award from…

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"We experienced the frustrations of trying to provide respirator care for unconscious patient care in various locations of the hospital without the help of trained inhalation therapists and specialty trained nurses. In 1958 therefore, we initiated and established an Intensive Care Unit adjacent to the post-anesthesia recovery room."

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