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Nutrition therapy - 'one size does not fit all'

A review paper published in Critical Care highlights the importance of employing targeted nutritional care for critically ill patients. The sad... Read more

New model for predicting ECMO outcome in ARDS

Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) is a life-saving therapy in acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) patients but is associated... Read more

What's the latest on ventilator-associated pneumonia?"

Ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) is the most frequent life-threatening nosocomial infection in intensive care units. Although bundles of... Read more

Critical care: personalised vs. precision medicine

The current healthcare system tends to be reactive, providing treatment post-onset of the disease, with limited attempts at prevention and prediction.... Read more

ICU Management & Practice most read in 2017

We’ve crunched the numbers and scanned the stats to bring you the highlights of 2017 - our most read and shared journal articles and news. Our... Read more

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Lessons from a doctor turned patientDr. Rana Awdish, MD, FCCP, is a critical care physician and faculty member of Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, Michigan, USA. She is Director of the Pulmonary Hypertension Program at Henry Ford Hospital and Medical Director of Care Experience for the health system. Her book In Shock, published... Read more

As I usually do when I'm writing, first I'll throw a random fact--not so random--with a slight relation with our subject. The thing is, I lack good metaphors. Some time ago I stumbled on a fantastic article by Holloway discussing a new approach to treating multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis. The climax is: in Switzerland, England and New York, tuberculosis-related... Read more

I think what is important is to have the leaders proactively thinking about the gender issue. Examples? Faculty members need to be inclusive and to mentor young women and to include them in their plans, creating the conditions to allow their participation in committees and boards preparing the next generation of leaders. Journals need to include women... 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 a wide range... Read more

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Clinical And Economic Effects Of The i-Stat POCT Solution

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 to 6 hours and... Read more

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Establishment of Ambulatory Emergency Services at James Paget University Hospital

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 acute medical... Read more

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Mr Ignacio Martinez Soriano MD

Ignacio Martinez Soriano

Data Scientist, Hospital UNI VERSITARIO Rafael Méndez, Lorca, Spain Data...

 Shirley Cramer

Creating Stronger Bonds Between Health Managers And Clinicians

Managers and clinicians in health and social care are committed profes...

Dr. Simon Peck

Fraud in Healthcare: A Worldwide Concern

The Global Health Care Anti-fraud Network (GHCAN) promotes partnerships...

Prof. Edward Bluth MD, FACR

Radiology Workforce Outlook for 2017

The outlook for radiologists seeking jobs is better than in previous years,...

Dr. Marina Álvarez

Tomosynthesis for Breast Cancer Screening Programs

Early adopters of digital breast tomosynthesis in Spanish and Italian breast...

Dr. Jean-Charles Preiser Vice-Président

Water Administration in the ICU

The management of fluids in critically ill patients is a continuing challenge....

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