From OHSU, Portland, Oregon study came out in Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery in Dec 2013. The main idea was that INR should not guide to transfuse FFP in stable trauma patient.
Month: January 2014
After long wait! for JNC 8, it came online on Dec18, 2013. It was a long journey between JNC 7 and 8, it took 10 years! and now it is not endorsed by NHLBI(National Heart, Lung, Blood Institute).
As much as I read the literature, I really don’t know the BP is my friend or enemy. If you look at the Stroke guideline published in 2013, their recommendation for lowering BP is”not to lower the blood pressure during the initial 24 hours of acute ischemic stroke unless the blood pressure is >220/120 mm Hg” but there is no reference to