ICU and Emergency

Use of Apps in Intensive Care Medicine

Technology has affected all aspects of our lives. And Critical Care Medicine is no different. This technology revolution has led to the development... Read more

Economic Cost to Surviving ARDS, New Study

Research published today in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine sheds light on the economic toll on survivors of acute... Read more

Decision Support Tool for ICU Patients' Families

Families of intensive care unit (ICU) patients perceive severe deficiencies in communication about decision making. A new study finds that an... Read more

AAP Report Focuses on NICU Preparedness Planning

AAP Report Focuses on NICU Preparedness Planning

The American Academy of Pediatrics has issued a new clinical report to help neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) better prepare for disasters.... Read more

Significance of Circadian Rhythms in Brain-Damaged Patients

Significance of Circadian Rhythms in Brain-Damaged Patients

  A new study published in Neurology indicates that circadian rhythms could play an important role in the recovery of consciousness of patients... Read more

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Different preferences based on gender, influence the patient’s perspective of good quality in care and treatment.As future healthcare points towards more outpatient treatment and less hospitalisation, and as the majority of quality-studies are related to patients who are hospitalised or have chronic diseases, it seems interesting to explore the patient... Read more

Although the evaluation of a single intensive care unit (ICU) over time can produce insightful results, self-reflection can lead to excessive optimism or criticism. Benchmarking against other ICUs can provide ICU staff and hospital managers with a broader view and clearer perspectives of targets for improvement. This approach is now used among hospital... Read more

  My app on Intensive care Complete: ABG is for bedside diagnosis. It uses a physiochemical approach and is a mix of traditional approach and Stewart’s. The complete ABG is an app designed for bedside use. The point-of-care version of the app is available for the Iwatch.   Both the Complete ABG and ABG Book are the only apps that use the traditional... 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 a wide range... Read more

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Clinical And Economic Effects Of The i-Stat POCT Solution

2016 09 Dec

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 to extend patient waiting times, in some cases rising up to 6 hours and... Read more

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Establishment of Ambulatory Emergency Services at James Paget University Hospital

2016 09 Dec

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   Fundamental to AEC is the identification and management of patients with acute medical... Read more

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