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Optimising Early Mobilisation & Rehabilitation in Intensive Care
More than forty randomised trials have evaluated early mobilisation and rehabilitation in ICUs in the last decade. These trials usually aim to reduce the incidence of ICU acquired weakness (ICUAW) which is known to be associated with poor long-term survival, poor physical function and decreased quaRead more
Simultaneous Management of ARDS and sABI
Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) occurs in approximately 40% of patients with severe acute brain injury (sABI), including acute ischaemic stroke, subarachnoid haemorrhage, intracerebral haemorrhage and traumatic brain injury. It is also a major determinant of morbidity and mortality. &nbRead more
Patient-Centred Critical Care for Multimorbid Patients
Our population is ageing, and with increasing longevity, the prevalence of chronic conditions is also increasing. Multimorbidity is thus becoming a major challenge in the world of critical care. Multimorbidity refers to the co-occurrence of two or more chronic conditions in an individual.Read more
#ISICEM21: Advances in Resistant Gram-Negative Pneumonia
In an interesting discussion at the 40th ISICEM International Symposium on Intensive Care & Emergency Medicine, Richard Wunderink, Professor of Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care Division of Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine and Medical Director, Medical ICU, NorthwRead more
#ISICEM21: COV-BARRIER Study - Baricitinib for COVID-19
A study was conducted to evaluate the efficacy and safety of baricitinib, an oral selective Janus kinase 1/2 inhibitor, in combination with standard of care for the treatment of hospitalised patients with COVID-19. A total of 1525 participants were enrolled from 101 centres across 12 countriesRead more
#ISICEM21: Awake Prone Positioning for COVID-19 Acute Hypoxaemic Respiratory Failure
Results from the awake prone positioning for COVID-19 acute hypoxaemic respiratory failure meta-trial were presented by Oriol Roca, Critical Care Specialist, Vall d'Hebron University Hospital, Barcelona, Spain, at the 40th ISICEM International Symposium on Intensive Care & Emergency MediciRead more
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Not yet available in the U.S. The most extensively studied and proven glucose measurement technology In addition to studies submitted to the FDA, 168 other independent studies over the last eight years—including 53 critical care studies—have...
Standardized extracorporeal tubing sets for short-term use • Standardized extracorporeal tubing set • Available in three different sizes (for infants, pediatrics and adults) • Approved for 6 hours of use • Rheoparin coating, the established Medos heparin...
Intended to establish emergency airway access when endotracheal intubation cannot be performed. Features and benefits The universal set provides all the components you need in one package to perform a cricothyrotomy with either the...