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#CoronavirusOutbreak: Caring for the Critically Ill - Trends, Treatment and Mortality

COVID-19 is associated with severe disease requiring intensive care in approximately 5% of proven infections. As with similar outbreaks in the... Read more

COVID-19 Pandemic: Salute to the Healthcare Soldiers

Amidst the panic and mayhem caused by the coronavirus outbreak, the mood in most intensive care units is strange and somber. Caring for high... Read more

#ISICEM20 Postponed Until September

Due to the coronavirus situation, the 40th ISICEM Congress has been postponed to September 15-18, 2020.  The International Symposium on Intensive... Read more

High-Risk Sepsis Survivors and End-of-Life Care

Sepsis is a common condition encountered in hospitals and is associated with high morbidity and mortality. However, with advances in treatment,... Read more

Comparison of T-piece and Pressure Support Ventilation

Weaning from mechanical ventilation is one of the most importance challenges in the ICU. The longer the patients remain on the mechanical ventilator,... Read more

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Staffing. Burnout. Retention. Quality. You don’t often speak to direct care nurses or nurse managers about their units without these common themes emerging. They’re all elements associated with the health of the nursing work environment — a topic that the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) has been studying for over a decade. ... Read more

Rolf Rossaint is a Professor and Chairman of the Department of Anaesthesiology of the University Hospital at the RWTH University Aachen, Germany. Prof. Rossaint has published several high-quality studies dealing with the treatment of severe acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). He has also been actively involved in research on the pathophysiology... Read more

Sapna Kudchadkar is an Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Pediatrics and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Her areas of interest include sleep disturbances in critically ill children, paediatric delirium prevention and management, sedation, and paediatric ICU rehabilitation... Read more

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High-End Transport Ventilation Around the World

2015 28 Oct

Interview with Georg Keunecke of FAI rent-a-jet AG on the global use of the HAMILTON-T1 as an ICU transport ventilator. Georg Keunecke is the Chief Flight Paramedic and Representative for Medical Devices with FAI rent-a-jet AG (dba Flight Ambulance International). Headquartered at the Nuremberg International Airport, the company serves... Read more

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Infection Control for Ventilators in the Battle against COVID-19

2020 24 Mar

The Current Situation and Challenge of COVID-19 Over 170,000 people have been diagnosed with COVID-19. The number of confirmed cases outside the Chinese mainland has already reached over 90,000. On March 11th, WHO officially declared COVID-19 a pandemic. No doubt that mechanical ventilation is one of the most effective therapy strategies... Read more

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Respiratory Support Strategies For Severe COVID-19

2020 12 Mar

At this moment, over 100,000 people has been diagnosed with COVID-19. The number of confirmed cases outside the Chinese mainland has already reached over 25,000. Countries like Japan, South Korea, Italy and Iran have reported thousands of COVID-19 cases. AS the World Health Organization warned that "the window of opportunity is narrowing" to contain... Read more

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 Lucie Robson

Quality and safety: the role of the board

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 David McWilliams MSc

Implementation of early and structured rehabilitation in ICU

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Can we evaluate and treat the patient as a whole?

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Delivering High-Value Imaging: A Paradigm Shift from Efficiency to Effectiveness

Summary: How can radiologists move towards a model of practice that...

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Secrets of Longevity The IKARIA Study

Summary: The intriguing finding of longevity among the Ikaria inhabitants...

 Mel Major-Helsloot MSc, PT

Physiotherapy in the ICU e-learning programme

Development and evaluation of a module as part of an undergraduate internatio

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