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Circulation and circulatory support in the critically ill 

Circulation and circulatory support in the critically ill
Circulation and circulatory support in the critically ill

Michael R. Pinsky



Circulatory support—significant new trials fail to show benefit of early goal directed therapies aimed at maintaining higher mean arterial pressures. The importance of preventing complications and withdrawing unneeded therapies and instrumentation is emphasized.

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date: 15 October 2021

Cardiovascular dysfunction is common in the critically ill patient and is the primary cause of death in a vast array of illnesses. The prompt identification and diagnosis of its probable cause, coupled to appropriate resuscitation and (when possible) specific treatments, are cornerstones of intensive care medicine....

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