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Acute Pancreatitis

Review. Initial management of acute pancreatitis. Am J Gastro 2004

Review . Clinical review. BMJ 2006

Review. Initial management. CCM 2004

Review. Medical treatment. Gastro Clin NA 2004

Guidelines UK. Gut 2005

Acute Renal Failure

ICU Issues

ARF in ICU. SRCCM 2006.

Alcohol Withdrawal

Management

Therapy of alcohol and opioid withdrawal. NEJM 2003

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Management

Contemporary management of COPD. Review and Meta-analysis. Chest 2008.

CNS Infections

Meningitis

Community acquired bacterial meningitis. NEJM 2006

Deep Venous Thrombosis

Treatment

Treatment of DVT. NEJM 2004.

Glucose and Diabetes

Inpatient issues

Hyperglycemia in inpatients. NEJM 2006.

Hepatology

Hepatorenal syndrome

Review. Clinics in Liver Diseases 2006.

Intracranial Ischemic/Hemorrhagic Conditions

Subarachanoid hemorrhage

Review. NEJM 2006

Cerebrovascular accidents

AHA/ASA Guidelines for early management of ischemic CVA. Stroke 2007

Anticoagulation and cardioembolic stroke. Metaanalysis. Stroke 2007

Lung Cancer

Evaluation

Clinical evaluation of patient with lung cancer. Hemat Onc Clins. 2005

Management

Multidisciplinary management of lung cancer. NEJM 2004

Mechanical Ventilation

Overview

Overview of mechanical ventilation. Am J Med. 2005

APRV (Airway Pressure Release Ventilation)

Mechanical ventilation in specific disorders

Low tidal volume ventilation in ARDS. NEJM 2007.

Weaning

Weaning from mechanical ventilation. Chest 2001.

Nutrition

ICU

Nutrition in the ICU. Clin Chest Med. 2003

Pneumonia

Aspiration

Aspiration pneumonitis and pneumonia. NEJM 2001.

Pneumothorax

Spontaneous

Spontaneous pneumothorax. NEJM 2000

Pleural effusion

General

CABG rellated effusions. Semin Resp CCM 2001

Effusions in specific diseases and disorders

Review. NEJM 2002.

Preoperative pulmonary evaluation

Evaluation for non-pulmonary surgery

Review. Chest 2007.

Risk assessment strategies I . ACP 2006 guidelines.

Risk assessment strategies II. ACP 2006 guidelines.

Strategies to reduce postop pulmonary complications. ACP 2006 guidelines.

Pulmonary Embolism

Overview

Pulmonary Embolism. NEJM 2008.

Pulmonary Function Tests

Overview

PFT interpretation. CCJM 2003.

Pulmonary Hypertension

Pathophysiology

Mechanisms of Pulmonary Hypertension. NEJM 2004.

Diagnosis and Treatment

Therapy of Pulmonary Hypertension. NEJM 2004.

Diagnosis and management. ACCP Guidelines 2004

Medical therapy. ACCP Guidelines 2004

Screening, early detection and diagnosis. ACCP Guidelines 2004

PAH, prognosis. ACCP Guidelines 2004

Surgical interventions. ACCP Guidelines 2004

PAH in specific disorders

PAH and OSA. ACCP Guidelines 2004

Chromic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension. NEJM 2001

Sarcoidosis

Overview

Review. NEJM 2007.

Sepsis

Management

Management of sepsis. NEJM 2006.

Sickle cell disorder

Acute chest syndrome

Review. Oncology Clinics. 2005

Sleep

General

Why do we need to sleep. (Review) Nature 2005

Why do we need to sleep (Review) Pers Biol 1998

Sleep (OSA) and Heart

SDB and cardiovascular disease. Review. PGM 2008.

OSA and coronary artery disease. Review. SMR 2008

OSA and arrhythmias. Review. JEP 2007

OSA and cardiovascular disease. Review. Sleep 2007

OSA and HTN. Review. JCSM 2005

Sleep and heart. Review. CPB 2005

Obstructive Sleep Apnea

OSA review. Annals 2005.

Toxicology and overdoses

Toxicology in the ICU. Review. Chest 2008

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