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Process Optimisation in the Emergency Department: Clinical And Economic Effects Of The i-Stat Poct Solution

Clinical And Economic Effects Of The i-Stat POCT Solution

INTRODUCTION   In Germany, emergency departments (EDs) often suffer from overcrowding, which may lead to stressful working conditions, increased risks for patients and costs for additional staff, as well as for investments in equipment. Furthermore, overcrowding has the potential

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Establishment of Ambulatory Emergency Services at James Paget University Hospital

INTRODUCTION   A study of emergency admissions in England found that over a quarter of admissions did not require an overnight stay (length of stay [LoS] of zero). 1  This suggests that many emergency patients could benefit from ambulatory emergency care (AEC). 1   Fund

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Medicines

European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases 2015: Antibiotics

The European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases , the annual meeting of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID) is the most attended infectious disease conference worldwide. This year, more than 10,000 clinicians and scientists attende

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Fungal infection

European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases 2015: Invasive Fungal Infections

The European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases , the annual meeting of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology andInfectious Diseases (ESCMID ) is the most attended infectious disease conference worldwide. This year, more than 10,000 clinicians and scientists attende

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European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases 2015: C. Diff report

The European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases , the annual meeting of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID) is the most attended infectious disease conference worldwide. This year, more than 10,000 clinicians and scientists attende

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High-End Transport Ventilation Around the World

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 N

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New white paper addresses common pre-analytical errors in blood gas analysis

Sphere Medical , innovator in critical care monitoring and diagnostics equipment, has published a white paper focusing on the mitigation of common pre-analytical errors associated with arterial blood gas analysis [1]. The informative paper is available for download from Sphere’s  online clini

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Accurately Setting PEEP with Transpulmonary Pressure

Choose an optimal PEEP setting with the help of the transpulmonary pressure measurement on our high-end ventilators, HAMILTON-G5 and HAMILTON-S1. Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is characterized by a decrease in respiratory system compliance due to a collapsed lung and/or a decrease in

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TwinStream ICU - The lung protective ventilation in intensive care for acutely ill patients

TwinStream TM ICU offers oxygenation ventilation with unsurpassed efficiency and safety. It is the only system in the market to offer pulsatile BiLevel Ventilation p-BLV TM   (See Infobox). The p-BLV TM module generates a pulsatile gas column. This facilitates optimal gas e

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