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Mechanical Ventilation News

  • Stephen Hawking Dies at 76 Professor Stephen Hawking, the much loved and brilliant theoretical physicist and cosmologist, who managed to throw light on the mysteries of black holes, has died.
  • As Surgery Centers Boom, Patients Are Paying With Their Lives Surgery centers started nearly 50 years ago as low-cost alternatives for minor surgeries. They now outnumber hospitals. Thousands of times each year, these centers call 911 as patients experience complications ranging from minor to fatal.

Mechanical Ventilation Perspective

  • Influenza and MRSA Pneumonia   Dr Paul Auwaerter discusses the antimicrobial options for postinfluenza MRSA pneumonia, and makes the case for a universal flu vaccine.
  • Azithromycin: Hope for Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis? Dr Nicholas Gross on a flawed but promising study of patients with acute exacerbations of this too-often fatal condition.