Latest Articles in ICU

Innovation

The burden of critical illness is a major concern in healthcare. This burden is expected to continue to increase as our population ages. Our cover story Innovation highlights the growing problem of critical illness and the need to develop improved practices and implement new and advanced solution

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Protecting ward patients

Finding patients before they crash might be the next major opportunity to improve patient safety. This article describes recent advances and perspectives for ward monitoring with wearable sensors and smart algorithms.   Hospital wards are dangerous. Indeed, they are where most unexpect

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Innovations in ICU ventilation

The future delivered   In this article, we aim to summarise the developments in mechanical ventilation that we believe are shaping the present and will shape the future ahead.   Introduction   Many centuries ago, Socrates stated that “the secret of change is to foc

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Data-driven management for intensive care units

This article focuses on the clinical and practical application of current available cloud-based data analysis to benchmarking in real-time and to optimise clinical care in the ICU.   Introduction   The ICU is a highly technological environment where each patient data generates t

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Technology innovations in delivering accurate nutrition

Preventing malnutrition and enforcing nutritional guidelines   An overview of the key obstacles for the enforcement of nutritional guidelines and innovative approaches that can be used to overcome these obstacles.   Recent studies suggest that nutritional guidelines acros

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The Intensive Care Unit - Past, Present and Future

A quick look at why ICUs need to innovate and what lies ahead for the new ICU. 

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The business of research

What is the value of physicians and their contribution to the healthcare system and economic growth? This article talks about the need to understand the real value of physicians and to encourage them to be creative and innovative as this would improve their value beyond that of daily clinical la

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The role of disruptive and hybrid technologies in acute care

Section Editor Theodorus Kyprianou introduces the “Informatics and Technology” section of ICU Management & Practice.   It is with great pleasure that I introduce today “Informatics and Technology,” an open forum to discuss the role of new, disruptive, hybrid technologies in acute, em

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Extravascular lung water as a target for intensive care

The paper highlights the present clinical rationale for extravascular lung water measurement as a key to personalisation of haemodynamic therapy.   Introduction   Extravascular lung water (EVLW) remains a useful guide for monitoring pulmonary oedema (PO) and vas

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Managing delirium in the ICU with sleep guardians

Sleep guardians - a quality improvement initiative at the Lancashire and South Cumbria Critical Care Network (LSCCCN) to reduce and implement change while managing delirium in critical care patients   Introduction   Up to 85% of critical care patients may experience some form

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