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1. Fenoldopam did not significantly improve mortality or reduce dialysis initiation in patients with acute kidney injury (AKI) after cardiac surgery.
2. The patients receiving fenoldopam had significantly higher rates of hypotension than the control group.
Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent)
Study Rundown: Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a common post-operative complication …
1. Children treated with continuous aerosolized albuterol (CAA) in a non-intensive care unit (ICU) setting had low rates of adverse events and clinical deterioration.
2. Concomitant pneumonia, history of previous hospitalizations, and severe symptoms at presentation were more likely to predict clinical deterioration in patients requiring CAA.
Evidence Rating Level: …
1. Among infants born at > 35 weeks, the majority of neonates studied required postresuscitation care (PRC) including ventilator support, parenteral nutrition, or prolonged intensive care stay regardless of short (< 1 min) or prolonged (≥ 1 min) positive pressure ventilation (PPV) at birth.
2. Placental abruption, preterm and small …
1. The American Academy of Pediatricians (AAP) recommends that pediatricians offer long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARC) such as the IUD or progestin implants as first line contraceptive methods, given their efficacy and safety.
2. The APP continues to encourage physicians to consistently address sexual health and behavior with their patients and …