High-Dose Baclofen Curbs Agitation in Ventilation Patients With Unhealthy Alcohol Use

(Reuters Health) – Adults receiving mechanical ventilation who meet the criteria for unhealthy alcohol use have fewer agitation-related events when they’re given high-dose baclofen, a new randomized trial finds. Researchers randomized patients with heavy alcohol use receiving mechanical ventilation to get either 50 mg to 150 mg of baclofen daily […]

Parents, MDs agree: genome sequencing as first-tier diagnostic benefits infants in ICU

A vast majority of doctors and parents of babies in intensive care, with diseases of unknown origin, believe genomic sequencing is beneficial in managing care, according to two new papers published by Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine. The study examined the attitudes of parents and physicians of infants admitted […]