ICU COVID-19 News

ICU Management

COVID-19: Quarantine Measures, Laws and Limits

2020 25 Mar

COVID-19 continues to spread, and governments across the globe have imposed quarantines and travel bans. China locked down its cities, Italy imposed restrictions throughout the country, and the US and Canada have enforced self-quarantine. The US has banned the entry of travellers from China, Iran, and most of Europe, while many other countries have... Read more

ICU Management

Allocating Ventilators in a Pandemic

2020 24 Mar

Life has come to a standstill as critical care doctors continue to battle COVID-19. The pandemic has led to shortages of essential goods and services - from hand sanitizers to masks to beds to ventilators. Today, the healthcare system is facing the prospect of rationing medical goods and services.  Mechanical ventilation, in particular, has come... Read more

ICU Management

GE Healthcare Takes Additional Actions to Help Clinicians Combat Coronavirus

2020 24 Mar

GE Healthcare and Ford collaborate to accelerate and scale ventilator production, supporting clinicians in the treatment of COVID-19 patients GE Healthcare provides information to clinicians who are considering the use of anesthesia systems to ventilate COVID-19 patients, following FDA guidance GE Healthcare today provided two updates on its... Read more

ICU Management

Mindray's Covid-19 Webinar - "Chinese Solution, Global Sharing"

2020 20 Mar

At present, the COVID-19 outbreak has become a serious global public health challenge. The number of patients infected 2019-nCov worldwide has reached over 240,000, and most hospitals worldwide are facing great challenges.  Themed "Chinese Solution, Global Sharing", on March 22nd 20:00-22:10 (UTC+8) Mindray will invite five top-notch Chinese... Read more

ICU Management

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

2020 16 Mar

COVID-19 is associated with severe disease requiring intensive care in approximately 5% of proven infections. As with similar outbreaks in the past, including SARS, MERS, A(H7N9), and H1N1, critical care continues to be an integral component of the global response to Coronavirus. You might also like :  Coronavirus and the Potential Role of ECMO... Read more

ICU Management

COVID-19 Pandemic: Salute to the Healthcare Soldiers

2020 16 Mar

Amidst the panic and mayhem caused by the coronavirus outbreak, the mood in most intensive care units is strange and somber. Caring for high numbers of patients, planning for providing this care, lab testing and diagnosis, lots of paperwork, and ICU teams pulling together because that is the need of the day.  You might also like :  Clinical... Read more

ICU Management

China With The World: COVID-19 Experts Dialogues - The 2nd Talk Transcript

2020 15 Mar

Q: Starting from the patient admission to the hospital, what is your rule for ventilation? Do you start from HFNC, CPAP, NIV or go directly to intubation and invasive ventilation when the conventional oxygen therapy fails? A: The use of HFNC as well as NIV is very popular among our patients. At the initial stage we didn’t have enough devices,... Read more

ICU Management

#ISICEM20 Postponed Until September

2020 09 Mar

Due to the coronavirus situation, the 40th ISICEM Congress has been postponed to September 15-18, 2020.  The International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine is organised in collaboration with the Departments of Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine of Erasme University Hospital, Université Libre de Bruxelles, and with the Belgian... Read more

ICU Management

Coronavirus and the Potential Role of ECMO

2020 26 Feb

The relatively new coronavirus has already infected thousands of patients in China and is now rapidly spreading globally. Many countries have already reported cases of coronavirus and the WHO has declared coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) a public health emergency and has released preliminary guidelines on management of patients.  Most reports... Read more

ICU Management

Critical Care Response to Coronavirus Outbreak in Shenzhen, China

2020 26 Feb

In December 2019, there was an outbreak of a novel virus in Wuhan, China. Termed nCOV or coronavirus disease by the WHO, this infection is now a major public health concern not only in China but globally. The 2019 nCOV pandemic has led to a major influx of infected patients to hospitals and in particular to intensive care units. In China, this has... Read more

ICU Management

Clinical Characteristics of Coronavirus-Infected Pneumonia

2020 18 Feb

The recent outbreak of coronavirus has created a global hysteria mainly because not much is known about its clinical presentation, morbidity, and mortality. Prior to this outbreak, only anecdotal reports existed about coronavirus. The outbreak has infected thousands of people and has resulted in hundreds of deaths in China. However, despite this outbreak... Read more

ICU Management

ESICM LIVES Forum 2020

2020 14 May

POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19 HEALTH CONCERNS. DATES TO BE CONFIRMED  Find ESICM on Social Media Read more

ICU Management

World Congress on Infectious Diseases - WCID 2020

2020 19 Nov

POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19 HEALTH CONCERNS TO NOV 19-21. Find WCID on Social Media  Read more

ICU Management

ECCMID 2020

2020 18 Apr

CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 HEALTH CONCERNS. Find ESCMID on  Social Media Read more

ICU Management

Vitamin C 2020

2020 24 Apr

CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 HEALTH CONCERNS. Read more

ICU Management

16th Emirates Critical Care Conference 2020

2020 03 Sep

POSTPONED FROM 2-4 APRIL TO 3-5 SEPTEMBER DUE TO COVID-19 HEALTH CONCERNS. Find ECCC on Social Media             Read more

ICU Management

38th Vicenza Course on AKI & CRRT

2020 03 Nov

POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19 HEALTH CONCERNS TO NOV 3-5TH Find IRRIV on Social Media Read more

ICU Management

Understanding the Influenza Virus

2019 25 Jul

Diagnosis of the Influenza virus remains a challenge in the ICU. It is vital that knowledge of its pathophysiology and epidemiology is known so clinicians can make informed decisions regarding their patients’ health.   The Influenza virus is found most commonly to replicate in the respiratory tract in humans. This is mainly due to the haemagglutinin... Read more

ICU Management

ICCA STROKE 2020 - Acute Stroke Interventions and Carotid Stenting

2020 20 Mar

POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19 HEALTH CONCERNS. INFORMATION WILL BE UPDATED WHEN AVAILABLE Find ICCA on Social Media Read more

ICU Management

5th Dubai International Conference on Infectious Diseases and Vaccination (DICID)

2020 18 Jun

POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19 HEALTH CONCERNS TO THE 18-20 JUNE Find DICID on Social Media Read more