Sedation and controlled paralysis do not improve survival of ICU patients with ARDS

Reversibly paralyzing and heavily sedating hospitalized patients with severe breathing problems do not improve outcomes in most cases, according to a clinical trial conducted at dozens of North American hospitals. The trial — which was stopped early due to futility — settles a long-standing debate in the critical care medicine community.
Source: Science Daily, https://www.sciencedaily.com