Sedation and controlled paralysis do not improve survival of ICU patients with ARDS

Posted by on May 19, 2019 8:23 pm
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Reversibly paralyzing and heavily sedating hospitalized patients with severe breathing problems do not improve outcomes in most cases, according to a clinical trial conducted at dozens of North American hospitals. The trial — which was stopped early due to futility — settles a long-standing debate in the critical care medicine community.

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