Critical Care

Critical Care Commentary

Sedative use in older adults after critical illness

Patients admitted to ICUs require modifications to their medication regimen due to their critical illness and rapidly changing clinical status.


Now we have MERCY

Beta-lactam antibiotics, including penicillin, carbapenems, and cephalosporins, exhibit time-dependent bacterial eradication.


When does a bicarb drip make sense?

Intravenous bicarbonate can lead to intracellular acidosis, hypercapnia, hypocalcemia, and a reduction in oxygen delivery.

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