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Delayed Initiation Strategy for Renal Replacement Therapy

Delaying renal replacement therapy (RRT) in critically ill patients with severe kidney injury and no severe complication is safe and can allow... Read more

Selection Criteria for Lung Transplantation in COVID-19 Patients

In May 2020, a team led by thoracic surgeon Konrad Hoetzenecker of the Department of Surgery of MedUni Vienna and Vienna General Hospital performed... Read more

Impact of Stress and Shortages on Critical Care Physicians

As hospitals continue to struggle with accelerating rates of coronavirus infections, hospitalisations, and deaths, the impact of the pandemic... Read more

Association Between Pre-Existing Respiratory Disease and COVID-19

Pre-existing respiratory disease could worsen the severity of COVID-19. A review of cases has shown that the prevalence of chronic respiratory... Read more

Corticosteroid Treatment in ARDS

Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is a life-threatening condition that is characterised by bilateral pulmonary infiltrates on chest... Read more

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Over the past few years, inspired by landmark publications, 1,2,3 demonstrating the feasibility, safety and clinical value of transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) performed by emergency physicians (EPs), a number of U.S. hospitals have established TEE programmes based in their emergency departments (EDs). In 2017, the American College of Emergency... Read more

The ICU is one of the most challenging places to work in a hospital. Caring for and treating critically ill patients is as emotionally demanding as it is physically straining. Burdened with serious illnesses, patients in the ICU often need more attention than patients on regular wards. The nursing job has been complex and stressful before... Read more

TWINSTREAM ® ICU WITH P-BLV ® (PULSATILE BILEVEL VENTILATION) The Austrian critical care ventilator TwinStream ® ICU was designed with the explicit purpose of saving critically respiratory-distressed patients. In particular those patients with severe lung diseases (e.g. ARDS) who can no longer be supported with conventional ventilation. ... 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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Why Should We Be Measuring Ionized Magnesium?

2021 11 Feb

Dennis Begos , MD, FACS, FACRS Associate Director, Medical and Scientific Affairs Nova Biomedical Magnesium in the Human Body Magnesium (Mg) is the 4th most abundant cation in the human body. The majority of it is found intracellularly, more than half in bone, about a third in muscle, and the remaining in soft tissue and... Read more

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Intensive Care Ventilators - A Primary Option For Treatment Of COVID-19 Patients In The ICU

2020 06 Nov

Summary &   recommendations regarding ventilators   Intensive care ventilators are normally found in the hospital Intensive Care Unit. This category of ventilators support lung protective ventilation recommended by several international guidelines and the World Health Organization (WHO). An intensive care ventilator must be considered as the... Read more

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