- Managing patients with refractory septic shock
- Need for a patient-tailored approach in sepsis treatment
- High-risk ECMO - heroic rescue or futile care?
- #EUSEM18: Is it a zebra, horse or chameleon? Diagnostic reasoning in the ED
- Late parenteral nutrition beneficial to undernourished critically ill children
Importance of advanced care planning in elderly trauma patients
New research from University of Alberta highlights the importance of early advanced care planning to improve patient and family-centred... Read more
"Fluid overload" - a poorly-defined term that should be avoided
Clinicians examining an oedematous patient are wont to say that the patient has “fluid overload” or “hypervolemia” or both and propose fluid... Read more
#EuSEM18: Leadership lessons and the importance of civility
Experienced emergency medicine doctors shared their thoughts on leadership in several sessions at the European Society of Emergency Medicine... Read more
#EuSEM18: Think aorta! Spreading the word on aortic dissection
Aortic dissection is a rare but life-threatening condition that needs to be recognised in the emergency department. It can be fatal if missed.... Read more
#EuSEM18: Sepsis in the emergency department - what antibiotics?
Doctors are responsible for reducing antibiotic usage in their hospital, region and country. At the same time, emergency medicine doctors have... Read more
Extracorporeal Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation: Who Could Benefit?
Adult education for ICU management: a better way
From multiple organ support therapy to extracorporeal organ support in critically ill patients
Rapid response teams
Liver support in the intensive care unit: mechanism of action and science
Insights from the PARAMEDIC2 trial and future improvements Perkins et al. have advanced the long-awaited PARAMEDIC2 trial (Perkins et al. 2018). They deserve to be congratulated for such a well-interpreted and well-designed contribution. The study’s two main outcomes are as follows: the Epinephrine group had a significantly improved inpatient survival... Read more
Emergency Department Clinical Fellow
Human factors are a well recognised cause of discrepancies in patient care that can lead to adverse outcomes. In a busy Emergency Department (ED) setting, when dealing with the sickest patients at all hours and with a rotating workforce, there is an increased potential for inconsistent care despite clear evidence based protocols and guidelines on... Read more
As a nurse working in intensive care I have moments in which emotions get much deeper than expected. My own vulnerability is confronting. Do I lose control or do I experience the essence of my job as a nurse? Kathy, your story on YouTube and your saying “the touch that isn’t effective or that didn’t hurt” made a deep impression on me. Every... Read more
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
2016 09 Dec
INTRODUCTION In Germany, emergency departments (EDs) often suffer from overcrowding, which may lead to stressful working conditions, increased risks for patients and costs for additional staff, as well as for investments in equipment. Furthermore, overcrowding has the potential to extend patient waiting times, in some cases rising up... Read more
2016 09 Dec
INTRODUCTION A study of emergency admissions in England found that over a quarter of admissions did not require an overnight stay (length of stay [LoS] of zero). 1 This suggests that many emergency patients could benefit from ambulatory emergency care (AEC). 1 Fundamental to AEC is the identification and management of patients with... Read more
Controversies in Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia Diagnosis
Ventilator-associated pneumonia is a major complication of mechanical... Read more
Culture is King: But Only if You Do These Three Things
But Only if You Do These Three Things The phrase “culture is king”... Read more
A high-end ventilator featured with 1080P HD wide screen, combines an intuitive customized UI with powerful assistive tools and modules. Operate with Ease In the modern busy clinical environment, ease of use is a fundamental requirement for all...
Features The SynoVent E3 does not only include advanced ventilator functionality but also a modern, easy to use interface. The display can be configured to suit each clinician’s taste and needs, and gives quick and easy control over ventilator...
The HAMILTON-G5 is Hamilton Medical’s most modular high-end mechanical ventilator. A wide range of standard features and options allows you to tailor the HAMILTON-G5 to your needs. · Automated control of the patient’s ventilation a
The HAMILTON-C6 represents a new Generation of high-end ventilators. The combination of modularity, ease of use, mobility, and advanced features allows you to individualize your patient's ventilation therapy: - State-of-the-art ventilation modes for...
User experience enhanced by leading technologies With state-of-the-art screen technology, BeneVision N-Series patient monitors deliver clear, multi-color, wide-format displays for users to capture and review information at a glance. With...