ICU and Emergency

ESA 2014: Masimo to Present Symposia

Symposium June 1st Location:  Stockholmässan Room K1Chairperson:  Jean-Louis VincentDates: Sunday June 1st, 12:15 to 13:45 - Lunch will be providedTitle:... Read more

ESA 2014: AMBU Exhibits Latest Innovations in Airway Management

Ambu develops, produces and markets diagnostic and life-supporting devices. Ambu's products are used in hospitals, clinics and emergency services... Read more

Telemedicine Guidelines to Address ICU and Patient Safety

Telemedicine still surrounded by confusion, industry organisations aim to clarify mattersThe Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) and the... Read more

Many Kidney Failure Patients Not Taking Advantage of Home Dialysis

According to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (CJASN), many kidney failure... Read more

Study: Transplant Success Linked to Immune Molecule Levels

A study recently published in the Journal of Immunology Research reports that patients with highest levels of the most powerful version of the... Read more

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Nutrition is a cornerstone of recovery and rehabilitation in ICU patients, and the appointment of qualified dietitians can help to attain best results in a number of ways.Here we provide some of the key reasons to include a dietitian within your ICU team.1. Sensible guidelines: Having a dietitian on hand within the ICU is important towards forming and... Read more

A clinical sign such as oliguria is a marker of a significant problem. "Busy slides" in a presentation are a similar warning in a presentation. Neither oliguria nor busy slides can be accepted as a minor issue and resolved with a simple prescription. One must address the whole patient, diagnose the underlying pathology and manage that."Busy slides"... Read more

The intensivist of the future will need three sets of principles that guide everything they do: an internal set, an interpersonal set and an organisational set. Those internal principles that we should be selecting for are people who are humble, curious and compassionate. You cannot embrace intensive care medicine if you are not humble enough, and you... 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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