From Our Journals

ICU-Related Dysphagia

Epidemiology, Pathophysiology, Diagnostics and TreatmentDue to malnutrition...

Dr. Thomas Berlet

Rationalising Standard Laboratory Measurements

Laboratory measurements are widely used in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU)....

Dr. Gerald E. York

Big Data Initiatives to Support Next Generation Neuroimaging of TBI

Big Data Initiatives to Support Next Generation Neuroimaging of Trauma

 Chris M. Thorpe

A Critical Age: The Influence of Frailty Measurements

While prognosis of elderly patients in intensive care is often seen as...

Prof. Stephen Baker

Radiology and Pathology and Finland and Estonia

Sometimes insights, hitherto unperceived can be gleaned by finding points...

 Asli Özyildirim

Risks in Dietary Supplements

Risks in Dietary SupplementsThe use of natural substances for treatment...

Radiology and Imaging
SPECT/CT images from a patient with typical angina

Top Medical and Imaging Technologies 2015

Flexible and less expensive healthcare solutions are becoming more widely available, thanks to an array of sophisticated inventions... Read more

International Day of Radiology 2015

Paediatric Theme for IDoR 2015

The International Day of Radiology (IDoR) will be celebrated all over the world on 8 November, a day dedicated to paediatric imaging... Read more

suspicious lesion (arrow) at screening mammography

Study: Unenhanced MR May Have Diagnostic Role

Researchers in Germany say a novel magnetic resonance (MR) breast imaging technique could reduce unnecessary biopsies by providing... Read more

ICU and Emergency

ICU Management at ESICM LIVES 2015

ICU Management will be exhibiting at ESICM LIVES next week. Drop by Stand 21 to pick up your complimentary copy of ICU Management’s... Read more

Patient on hospital trolley

Survey: In-Hospital Care of Critically Ill Patients in France

When patients present with organ failure to French teaching hospitals, the receiving hospitals have very varied staffing and organisation,... Read more

electronic process-of-care checklist

Study: Do Checklists Improve Care in the ICU?

Use of an electronic "process-of-care" checklist during medical ward rounds was effective in improving daily care delivery in... Read more

Management and Administration
value-based care

Frugal Innovation to Overhaul for Healthcare

Aetna's "frugal innovation" strategy is helping transform the health insurer's current fee-for-service reimbursement model, which... Read more

Lean approach to improving care efficiencies and quality

'Collaboration' Biggest Challenge for Healthcare Lean Management

Use of Lean management methodology to improve care efficiencies is new for healthcare. A new report in The Journal of Nursing... Read more


Future Nursing Supply Set to Drop

As previously predicted, nursing shortage ten years from now may not be as dire as initially forecasted. However research still... Read more

Trans fatty acids

Not all Trans Fatty Acids Bad for You

According to a study published in the European Heart Journal, low levels of trans fatty acids (TFAs) may not be as harmful to... Read more

Text messaging

Lifestyle Focused Text Messaging Improves CVD Risk Factors

According to a study published in JAMA, a simple, low-cost automated program of semi-personalised mobile phone text messages supporting... Read more


'Life's Simple 7' Programme Reduces Risk of Heart Failure

According to current estimates, one in four middle-aged adults who live to age 85 will develop heart failure. Health experts advocate... Read more

Healthcare IT
4 goals of ONC Strategic Plan 2015-2020

Goals of Federal Health IT Strategic Plan

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) has finalised its strategy for the next five years. The Federal Health... Read more

network and data connectivity

Connecting Healthcare Data - Interoperability

While people often take for granted the convenience of being able to withdraw money from an ATM hundreds of miles from home or... Read more

Stage 6 Hospital La Fe Spain

HIMSS Stage 6 and 7 Hospitals in Summit Focus

The HIMSS Europe CIO Summit will be celebrating its 6th year next month in Spain. This annual event which brings together leading... Read more


Guest Blog: The Future of Image Guided Therapy

The possibilities for the future of minimally invasive procedures through... Read more

Zoom On: Moshe Graif, Honorary President, Israel Radiological Association

Prof. Moshe Graif is Chairman, Department of Medical Imaging, The Tel Aviv... Read more

Zoom On: Claudio Martin, President, Canadian Critical Care Society

Professor Claudio M. Martin, MSc, MD, FRCPC, CCPE, is President of the Canadian... Read more

Zoom On: Simona Agger Ganassi, Chairman, EuHPN - European Health Property Network

Dr Simona Agger Ganassi, Architect and Urban Planner, is the Chairman of... Read more

Zoom On: Dipak Kalra, President-The EuroRec Institute & Clinical Professor-Health Informatics, UCL

What are your key areas of interest and research? My main area of... Read more

Zoom On: Dr. Mark Sussman, San Diego State University Heart Research Institute

Dr. Mark Sussman is a Professor of Biology at San Diego State University... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

Low Dose CT Screening Needed to Reduce Mortality from Lung Cancer

ESR/ERS: White paper on lung cancer screeningA joint publication by two... Read more

New white paper addresses common pre-analytical errors in blood gas analysis

Sphere Medical, innovator in critical care monitoring and diagnostics equipment,... Read more

Accurately Setting PEEP with Transpulmonary Pressure

Choose an optimal PEEP setting with the help of the transpulmonary pressure... Read more

TwinStream ICU - The lung protective ventilation in intensive care for acutely ill patients

TwinStreamTM ICU offers oxygenation ventilation with unsurpassed efficiency... Read more