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The Intelligent ICU Pilot Study: Using Artificial Intelligence Technology for Autonomous Patient Monitoring Currently, many critical care indices are repetitively assessed and recorded by overburdened nurses, e.g. physical function or facial pain expressions of nonverbal patients. In addition, many essential information on patients and their environment are not captured…

The impact of age on the innate immune response and outcomes after severe sepsis/septic shock in trauma and surgical intensive care unit patients.

Abstract Introduction Advancing age is a strong risk factor for adverse outcomes across multiple disease processes. However, septic surgical and trauma patients are unique in they incur two or more inflammatory insults. The effects of advanced age on sepsis pathophysiology and outcomes remain unclear. Methods We performed a single center,…

Innate Immunity in the Persistent Inflammation, Immunosuppression, and Catabolism Syndrome and Its Implications for Therapy.

Similarities and redundancies in the pathophysiology of patients with sepsis, cancer, and advanced age. Innate Immunity in the Persistent Inflammation, Immunosuppression, and Catabolism Syndrome and Its Implications for Therapy Clinical and technological advances promoting early hemorrhage control and physiologic resuscitation as well as early diagnosis and optimal treatment of sepsis…

Surgery Grand Rounds

My Surgery Risk: Next Generation Intelligent Platform for Clinical Decisions Support. Azra Bihorac, MD,MF,FCCM, FASN Tuesday, November 27, 2018 7:00 – 7:45 AM Urology Conference Room M-203C…