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First Ever State Sepsis Regulation Tied to Lower Death Rates
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 4:14 PM

Death rates from sepsis fell faster in New York than expected—and faster than in peer states—following the introduction of the nation’s first state-mandated sepsis regulation, according to an analysis led by University of Pittsburgh researchers and published today in JAMA. The policy requires all New York hospitals to… Read more…

Sherry Chou, MD, Awarded R21 Grant to Study Biomarker for Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

Associate Professor Sherry Chou, MD, was awarded an R21 grant to determine if an early biomarker test can identify subarachnoid…

New Critical Care Medicine Leadership

Two new faculty members—Rachel Sackrowitz, MD, and Jonathan Bishop, MD—were recruited for leadership positions in the Department of Critical Care…

Michael Pinsky, MD, Becomes Fellow of APS

Vice Chair Emeritus Michael Pinsky, MD, has been elevated to the rank of APS Fellow by the American Physiological Society,…

Shedding Light on ‘Black Box’ of Inpatient Opioid Use

People who receive opioids for the first time while hospitalized have double the risk of continuing to receive opioids for…

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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."

- Peter Safar, MD, cardiopulmonary resuscitation pioneer