Tag: BASICS Trial

The BaSICS Trial – Balanced Solution vs 0.9% Saline Solution in Critically Ill Patients

Background: One of the most common treatments in critically ill patients is  the administration of intravenous fluids.  Historically, 0.9% saline has been one of the most common solutions used in resuscitation. In 2015 we saw the publication of the SPLIT …

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Endocrine, Metabolic, Fluid, and Electrolytes

Should we Consider Endovascular Therapy for Acute Basilar Artery Occlusion?

Background: Acute basilary artery occlusion has a high morbidity and mortality.  Treatment strategies for acute basilar artery occlusion are rather sparse.  Endovascular research over the last 5 years (REBEL EM Post) adds little to the conversation of these strokes as …

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