To examine the effect of low-dose dopamine or low-dose nesiritide added to diuretic therapy on decongestion and renal function in patients with acute heart failure, Chen and coauthors conducted a randomized clinical trial in 360 patients with heart failure and renal dysfunction in North America.
This cohort study using data from the Get With The Guidelines–Resuscitation quality improvement registry to investigate the association between intubation during in-hospital pediatric cardiac arrest and survival to hospital discharge.
This cohort study uses Get With the Guidelines–Resuscitation registry data to evaluate the association between use of therapeutic hypothermia and survival after in-hospital cardiac arrest.
This study of patients successfully resuscitated after an inpatient cardiac arrest assessed whether their postevent do-not-resuscitate staus was appropriate given their neurological prognosis.
Castro and coauthors report the effect of vitamin D3 supplementation on asthma treatment failures in adults with symptomatic asthma and lower vitamin D levels.
This randomized trial evaluates if early administration of azithromycin, started prior to the onset of severe lower respiratory tract illness (LRTI) symptoms, in preschool children with recurrent severe LRTIs can prevent the progression of these episodes.