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Insights from Get With The Guidelines-Resuscitation

Approximately 200,000 patients suffer from in-hospital cardiac arrest (IHCA) annually in the US, with in-hospital mortality of nearly 80%.... Read more

Effect of adhesive tape versus endotracheal tube fastener in critically ill adults

The securement method of endotracheal tubes should ideally prevent dislodgement and minimise complications. Endotracheal tube fastener can... Read more

Association of age and mortality among patients discharged from ICU

In high-income countries, ageing patients with chronic comorbidities increase the need for ICU beds. This results in a significant burden for... Read more

Patient registries useful in fight vs. antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Patient registries useful in fight vs. antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) are bacteria that are resistant to most antibiotics. It is estimated that at least two million... Read more

C. auris in the ICU - a global challenge

C. auris in the ICU - a global challenge

Candida auris ( C. auris ) is a type of fungus first isolated in 2009; since then there have numerous infection episodes and outbreaks in... Read more

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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

Bernd Saugel, MD, EDIC is a Professor of Anesthesiology and works as a consultant in the Department of Anesthesiology, Center of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany. Prof. Saugel is a specialist in anaesthesiology, intensive care medicine, and internal medicine and holds a European... 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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