Tag Archives: Acute

Severe Rhabdomyolysis in a Patient With Acute Influenza Infection

January 03, 2019 This article originally appeared here. Share this content: Rhabdomyolysis is characterized by breakdown of muscle tissue A recently published case report describes the case of a 29-year-old male patient with influenza-induced rhabdomyolysis and highlights the need to assess creatinine kinase (CK) levels of patients hospitalized with influenza. The patient, who had a… Read More »

Low Tidal Volume Ventilation Trial in Acute Respiratory Failure Not Feasible

December 17, 2018 Share this content: The trial would need to enroll approximately 107,373 patients to have a 96% power to detect a 3% improvement in mortality at 80% to 100% adherence to low tidal volume ventilation. A cluster-randomized clinical trial of low tidal volume ventilation vs usual care in patients with acute respiratory failure… Read More »

FDA Approves Daurismo (glasdegib) for Patients with Acute Myeloid Leukemia

FDA Approves Daurismo (glasdegib) for Patients with Acute Myeloid Leukemia Print this page November 21, 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Daurismo (glasdegib) tablets to be used in combination with low-dose cytarabine (LDAC), a type of chemotherapy, for the treatment of newly-diagnosed acute myeloid leukemia (AML) in adults who are 75… Read More »