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May 2019

Sedation, Paralysis Do Not Improve Survival of ICU Patients
May 22, 2019

Reversibly paralyzing and heavily sedating hospitalized patients with severe breathing problems do not improve outcomes in most cases, according to a National Institutes of Health-funded clinical trial conducted at dozens of North American hospitals and led by clinician-scientists at…read more...

Pitt and CMU receive Department of Defense Contracts to Create Autonomous Robotic Trauma Care System
May 22, 2019

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Carnegie Mellon University each have been awarded four-year contracts totaling more than $7.2 million from the read more...

Sepsis Not ‘One-Size Fits All” CCM Study Finds
May 20, 2019

Research conducted by associate professor Chris Seymour, MD, MSc, and colleagues in the Department of Critical Care Medicine finds four distinct sepsis types. The “Sepsis ENdotyping in Emergency Care” (SENECA) Project used computer algorithms to analyze 29 clinical…read more...

Ann Thompson, MD, MHCPM, Awarded Tenure
May 14, 2019
Ann Thompson, professor of Critical Care Medicine and Pediatrics, was awarded tenure in the Department of Critical Care Medicine in May 2019. She is one of the most influential world figures in critical care medicine, and especially in pediatric critical…read more...

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