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Latest Critical Care News

One-Third of Physicians Will Take 10+ Years to Pay Off Debt

Nearly two-thirds of actively practicing physicians are still carrying medical school debt, according to the Medical School Debt Report 2019, published by the staffing firm Weatherby Healthcare.

Method to Calculate Central Line Infections Flawed

Using the true number of central lines as the denominator improves methods of determining central line-associated bloodstream infection rates, according to a study published online July 24 in Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology.

Model Fails to Predict Risk for Maternal ICU Admission

A predictive model that uses prenatal risk factors to help identify women at higher risk for admission to the maternal intensive care unit has low positive predictive value, according to a study published online July 9 in Obstetrics & Gynecology.

In-Hospital Cardiac Arrests in the U.S. May Be Underestimated

More patients suffer cardiac arrest in U.S. hospitals each year than previously estimated -- about 38 percent greater for adults and 18 percent greater for children, according to a study published online July 9 in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes.