Filling Buckets: Septic Shock and Asthma


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This week: Protocol-based care for septic shock and a new treatment for allergen-induced asthma

Janice and Amol want you to:

1. Recognize the role of protocol-based care in the early recognition and management of septic shock.

2. Recognize that TSLP is a promising new treatment target in allergy-induced asthma.

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The papers

ProCESS Investigators et al. A Randomized Trial of Protocol-Based Care for Early Septic Shock. N Engl J Med 2014; 370:1683-1693. (PubMed).

G M Gauvreau et al. Effects of an Anti-TSLP Antibody on Allergen-Induced Asthmatic Responses. N Engl J Med 2014; 370:2102-2110. (PubMed).

Good stuff

Janice:

Matthew J Press, Timothy J Hudson and Allan S Detsky. Filling Buckets. JAMA 2014;311(18):1859-1860. 

Amol:

Peter J Hoetz, Kristy O Murray and Pierre Buekens. The Gulf Coast: A New American Underbelly of Tropical Diseases and Poverty. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 8(5): e2760. (PubMed).

 

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