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Delayed Transfer to the ICU Increases Risk of Death in Hospital Patients

Delayed transfer to the intensive care unit (ICU) in hospitalized patients significantly increases the risk of dying in the hospital, according... Read more

Self-Reported CPR Training Doesn't Mean Better CPR Performance

In a study of visitors to the University of Cincinnati (UC) Medical Center emergency department, researchers found that adults who said they... Read more

50% Fewer Late Pre-Term Babies Admitted into NICU after Reduction in Early Elective Deliveries

New guidelines to reduce early elective deliveries (EED) at Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies cut the admission of late pre-term newborns... Read more

Decisions to Forgo Life Support May Depend Heavily on the ICU Where Patients are Treated

Study to Be Presented During 2013 ATS Special Session: “Care at the End of Life: Room for Improvement, Ideas for Change”The decision to limit... Read more

Stroke Patients Respond Similarly to After-stroke Care, Despite Age Difference

Age has little to do with how patients should be treated after suffering a stroke, according to new research from the University of Georgia... Read more

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Zoom On Bin DuProf. Bin Du, MD, obtained his medical degree in Peking Union Medical College (PUMC) in 1994, when he joined the Department of Critical Care Medicine at PUMC Hospital. In 2005 he become a Professor and the Director of Medical ICU, PUMC Hospital.Dr. Bin Du is the Past President of the Chinese Society of Critical Care Medicine (CSCCM) and... Read more

Dr Marik  is Professor of Medicine and Chief of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Virginia. He received his medical degree from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, and was an ICU attending at Baragwanath Hospital, in Soweto, South Africa. During this time he obtained a Master... Read more

Following the release of the U.S. Critical Care Societies Collaborative Call to Action on Burnout Syndrome, ICU Management & Practice interviewed co-authors Ruth Kleinpell and Vicki Good from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses.Q. Is there a tendency for health professionals experiencing burnout not to admit it or recognise it? Kleinpell:... Read more

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European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases 2015: Antibiotics

2015 07 Dec

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 attended the congress to present and share the latest research... Read more

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

2015 07 Dec

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 attended the congress to present and share the latest research... 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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