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Dana Fuhrman, DO, MS Awarded K23 Grant to Study Renal Fitness in CHD Young Adults
Monday, June 10, 2019 1:25 PM

Dana Fuhrman, DO, MS was awarded a K23 grant for an innovative study of renal fitness in young adults with congenital heart disease (CHD). She will lead a group of investigators from critical care, nephrology and cardiac surgery to unravel the mysteries of kidney ‘fitness’ and how it can… Read more…

Rapidly Removing Fluid from Critically Ill Patients in Kidney Failure Linked to Increased Risk of Death

The faster fluid is removed using continuous dialysis from patients with failing kidneys, the higher the likelihood they will die…

Christopher Schott, MD, MS, RDMS, FACEP, Recognized for Excellence in Medical Education

Assistant Professor of Critical Care Medicine and Emergency Medicine Christopher Schott, MD, MS, RDMS, FACEP, is the recipient of a 2019…

Sedation, Paralysis Do Not Improve Survival of ICU Patients

Reversibly paralyzing and heavily sedating hospitalized patients with severe breathing problems do not improve outcomes in most cases, according to…

Pitt and CMU receive Department of Defense Contracts to Create Autonomous Robotic Trauma Care System

The University of…

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