ICU and Emergency

Maquet / Pulsion: Cooperation in Advanced Monitoring

EIRUS device for continuous monitoring of glucose and lactate to be distributed by PULSION in Europe. As part of Maquet’s Critical Care’s goal... Read more

Study Uncovers Genetic Evidence: Sepsis Caused by Single Bacteria

A recent study undertaken by an international team of academics and published in the academic journal PLOS Pathogens, has investigated the causes... Read more

Sepsis Study: Same Survival Rate Regardless of Treatment Method

Comparing three treatment methods shows same survival rateAccording to a five-year clinical study named ProCESS, for Protocolised Care for Early... Read more

Critical Illness Survivors at Risk of Psychiatric Diagnoses, Increased Medication Use

Findings of a study published in the March 19 issue of JAMA show that following their hospital discharge, critically ill patients receiving mechanical... Read more

Study: Decrease in Risk of Death Among ICU Patients With Severe Sepsis

According to an Australian/New Zealand study, released early in JAMA to coincide with its presentation at the International Symposium on Intensive... Read more

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Nidhi Nikhani, MD, shares  6 steps to implement ultrasonography in critical care, based on implementing ultrasound-guided central venous catheterisation (CVC) at Banner Health.1. Define clinical challenges to be solved by implementing bedside ultrasound Banner Health faced the challenge of placing peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) lines.... Read more

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

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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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