The following list of reports reflects the latest in findings and outcomes in medical research as presented at major medical meetings and published peer-reviewed medical journals. In this section you can view reports from important congresses as well as summaries of some recently published journal articles. Please let us know if you have a particular area of interest you would like to see covered.

PRIORITY PRESS - The Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists Annual Professional Practice Conference

Update on Hyponatremia Management Strategies

Toronto, Ontario / February 4-8, 2012

Toronto - Hyponatremia is among the most common electrolyte disturbances encountered in hospitalized patients. Until recently, the heterogeneous treatment approaches have often been ineffective or potentially risky. There are many causes of...

PRIORITY PRESS - Critical Care Canada Forum 2011

Hyponatremia in the Hospital Setting

Toronto, Ontario / November 13-16, 2011

Toronto - Hyponatremia is one of the most common electrolyte disturbance occurring in clinical practice in the hospital setting. It is associated with substantial morbidity and mortality in patients yet its diagnosis can be quite delayed...

PRIORITY PRESS - 31st International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine (ISICEM)

First-line Therapies for MRSA Pneumonia in the ICU: Emerging Standard

Brussels, Belgium / March 22-25, 2011

According to data from a double-blind, randomized, multicentre comparison, the two most commonly recommended antibiotics for control of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in the intensive-care unit (ICU) did not appear to...

PRIORITY PRESS - 31st International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine (ISICEM)

More Rapid Measures Needed to Confirm and Treat Aspergillosis Infections

Brussels, Belgium / March 22-25, 2011

There have been incremental improvements in a variety of diagnostic tools for identifying fungal infection, including better definition of characteristic radiological signs and better recognition of the significance of galactomannan (GM)...

PRIORITY PRESS - Critical Care Canada Forum

Addressing the Challenges of Fungal Infections in the ICU

Toronto, Ontario / October 25-28, 2009

Toronto - The burden of invasive fungal infections in the hospital setting, notably those caused by Candida and Aspergillus, includes fatal sepsis and other life-threatening complications. Although new diagnostic methods are emerging to...

MEDICAL FRONTIERS - 19th Annual Congress of the European Respiratory Society

Improving the Present Lives and Future Prospects of Patients with COPD

Vienna, Austria / September 12-16, 2009

Vienna - Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is associated with a high disease burden. Therapy for this condition has two main goals: to improve symptoms (that is, act as a reliever) and to prevent long-term decline in lung function. In...

MEDICAL FRONTIERS - American Thoracic Society International Conference

Emerging Treatment Algorithms for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

San Diego, California / May 15-20, 2009

San Diego - A series of large, well controlled trials have generated data appropriate for evidence-based guidelines in the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The most recent data confirm benefit from a combination of...

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