Latest News articles in ICU
Genetic Clues to COVID-19 Pneumonia
Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and colleagues have identified genetic factors that increase the risk for developing pneumonia and its severe, life-threatening consequences. Findings are published in the American Journal of Human Genetics. Information about these geneticRead more
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation in COVID-19 Patients Experiencing In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest
COVID-19 continues to infect people across the globe, and the United States continues to be one of the most affected regions in the world. Coronavirus primarily affects the respiratory system through angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) 2 receptor on host cells. It also affects other systems becauseRead more
Nebulised Heparin for Patients with ARDS
Mechanical ventilation in the ICU for 48 hours or longer is known to be associated with ARDS, which could be present either when ventilatory support is initiated or develop afterwards, typically during the first five days. ARDS affects approximately 23% of mechanically ventilated, critically ill paRead more
Nova BioMedical Educational Webinar Series: Determining Intravascular Volume Status
Speakers Mitchell Rosner, MD, MACP Henry B. Mulholland Professor of Medicine Chair, Department of Medicine University of Virgininia Health System Dennis Begos, MD, FACS, FACRS Associate Medical Director, Medical and Scientific Affair Nova BiomedicalRead more
Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia in COVID-19 Patients
The coronavirus has a high incidence of patients with severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). Many patients infected with COVID-19 need to be admitted to the ICU for invasive ventilation. They are also at a high risk of developing secondary, ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP). This is becauseRead more
Thermo Fisher Scientific to Acquire Point-of-Care Molecular Diagnostics Provider Mesa Biotech
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc . (NYSE: TMO), the world leader in serving science, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Mesa Biotech, Inc., a privately held molecular diagnostic company, for approximately $450 million in cash. Under the terms of the agreeRead more
NAVA Mode In Adult Acute Respiratory Failure - First Installment
Speaker Jesús Villar, MD, PhD There will be total of 4 webinars, Save the date for our other events: February 19 - NAVA: The Science, Management and implementation in the NICU. March 3 - Difficult weaning from the ventilator: NAVA is helpful.Read more
The iLA membrane ventilator is an extrapulmonary ventilation system which is used to remove carbon dioxide. The heart pumps blood through the iLA membrane ventilator as it does through a natural organ. The iLA membrane ventilator “breathes” outside...
Intended for emergency airway access when conventional endotracheal intubation cannot be performed. Features and benefits The catheter is coil reinforced to prevent kinking. Emergency Transtracheal Airway Catheter procedural...
Intended for staged extubation and subsequent reintubation. Features and benefits The soft, blunt tip is designed to be atraumatic to internal structures. The distal sideports ensure sufficient airflow and prevent whipping during use...
Extracorporeal organ support for enhanced patient well-being Dedicated technology combines both heart and lung support in one single platform – a platform that is universally usable, individual, safe, and compatible with applications of our parent...
Intended to establish emergency airway access when endotracheal intubation cannot be performed. Features and benefits This comprehensive and compact set provides you with everything you need. Airway access is achieved by using the...