Quick Hit Article #9: Thiamine for severe sepsis? Yes, No and Maybe?

Today’s quick hit article is probably the first in a long list of articles to come looking at Thiamine, vitamin C, or steroids for septic shock. Woolum. Effect of Thiamine Administration on Lactate Clearance and Mortality in Patients With Septic Shock. Critical Care Medicine 2018. Bottom Line: When compared in a chart review, patients with […]

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How to interpret a Forest Plot

Let’s take a short trip into the woods and discuss Forest Plots (They are called that because if you lay the graph on its side ups and downs look like tree line…or maybe because everyone gets lost in them…). Let’s look at the one below from a Cochrane review 1. It looks daunting but really […]

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