Eric Hamm

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Lit of the Week – 4/19/16 – TMP-SMX vs Placebo in the treatment of uncomplicated skin abscesses

Lit of the Week – 4/19/16 Talan DA, Mower WR, Krishnadasan A, Abrahamian FM, Lovecchio F, Karras DJ,Steele MT, Rothman RE, Hoagland R, Moran GJ. Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole versus Placebo for Uncomplicated Skin Abscess. N Engl J Med. 2016 Mar 3;374(9):823-32. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1507476. PubMed PMID: 26962903.   Clinical question / background: Compared to placebo, does administration trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole …

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Lit of the Week – Targeted Temperature Management (TTM)

Clinical question / background: In patients with ROSC following cardiac arrest, does cooling patients to 33 degrees Celsius increase the rate of survival after resuscitation compared to cooling to 36 degrees Celsius? Design: Unblinded, parallel-group, randomized, controlled trial 939 participants in 36 European and Australian centers Inclusion criteria: Witnessed arrest Unconscious at presentation Presumed cardiac …

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