• Infectious

The Case for a Disciplined Approach to the Diagnosis of UTI’s

There has been an ongoing increase in hospitalizations for urinary tract infections and the associated costs for treatment in the United States.  We should consider a disciplined approach when obtaining a urinalysis and urine culture. Urinary tract infection (UTI) incidence and total cost of hospitalizations by sex, 199.. Read More

das SMACC – Pearls

The 2017 Social Media and Critical Care (SMACC) conference was held in Berlin, Germany. The conference was very inspiring and permitted me the opportunity to get away and explore the beauty and culture of Germany.  The highlights will definitely not capture all the key points of the entire conference nor the atmosphere and.. Read More
  • Neurologic

Time is Brain

Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in America and a leading cause of adult disability, according to the National Stroke Association (1).  For patients who experience strokes and the physicians who treat them aggressively, time is brain. Promising techniques preceded disappointing trials for someone suffering an .. Read More