ICU and Emergency

End-of-Life Practices in European ICUs - From 1999 to 2016

In intensive care units, death often occurs after a decision to limit life-sustaining interventions. But there are significant differences... Read more

Targeted Temperature Management: HYPERION Trial

Moderate therapeutic hypothermia is recommended in patients with persistent coma after resuscitated out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in order... Read more

#LIVES2019: Findings from the TOPMAST Study

In an interesting session at #LIVES2019, Dr. Niels Van Regenmortel from Antwerp University Hospital, Belgium, presented findings from the TOPMAST... Read more

#LIVES2019: Vitamin C for Sepsis

Dr. Alpha A. Fowler of Virginia Commonwealth University presented findings from the CITRIS-ALI trial that studied the role of vitamin C... Read more

#LIVES2019: Should We Treat Fever in Critically Ill Patients Without Acute Brain Pathology?

In one of the sessions at #LIVES2019 in Berlin, Prof. Frank Van Haren of Canberra Hospital, Australia, presented findings from the Randomised... Read more

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Staffing. Burnout. Retention. Quality. You don’t often speak to direct care nurses or nurse managers about their units without these common themes emerging. They’re all elements associated with the health of the nursing work environment — a topic that the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) has been studying for over a decade. ... Read more

Rolf Rossaint is a Professor and Chairman of the Department of Anaesthesiology of the University Hospital at the RWTH University Aachen, Germany. Prof. Rossaint has published several high-quality studies dealing with the treatment of severe acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). He has also been actively involved in research on the pathophysiology... Read more

Sapna Kudchadkar is an Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Pediatrics and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Her areas of interest include sleep disturbances in critically ill children, paediatric delirium prevention and management, sedation, and paediatric ICU rehabilitation... Read more

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High-End Transport Ventilation Around the World

2015 28 Oct

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 Nuremberg International Airport, the company serves... Read more

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How to improve patient-ventilator synchrony

2019 16 Apr

Waveform analysis and optimization of ventilator settings Anita Orlando, MD, Servizio di Anestesia e Rianimazione I, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, IT Background Asynchronies are a frequent issue in ventilated patients.1They represent a mismatch between the inspiratory and expiratory times of patient and ventilator,... Read more

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UCI Health: Spotlight on Central-line associated bloodstream infections

2019 30 Mar

Central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI) result from contamination of a central line, a catheter (tube) that is inserted in a large vein in the neck, chest, or groin, used to measure pressures, and to give medication or fluids. CLABSI can occur due to breaks in infection control care practices during insertion of the central line or... Read more

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Dr. Jean Baptiste Lascarrou MD

Therapeutic Hypothermia for Cardiac Arrest

Targeted temperature management is the key intervention for improving...

 Daniel Forsberg

AI and ML applications in healthcare

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Where Informatics Meets Medicine

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Heart Failure – Noninvasive Hemodynamic Monitoring on the Rise

Heart Failure (HF) is a major and public health problem as it affects...

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How to Integrate AI into Radiology Workflow

Summary: Where do the computer sciences have the potential to reduce...

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Vasoactive medication and RCTs - an impossible marriage

A review and introduction of the concept “enough.” We provide...

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