- Greater Primary Care Physician Involvement, Less Costly, Less intensive care
- Patient Communication Campaign Inspired by Near-Death Experience
- Japanese Respiratory Society: Revised NPPV Guidelines
- ICU Physical Therapy: Effects of Checklist Use
- ICP Monitoring Lowers Mortality in Severe Traumatic Brain Injury
InTouch Health Achieves Significant Milestones with Its TeleStroke Solution
At the 65th annual conference for the American Academy of Neurology, InTouch Health announced that more than 60% of all U.S. TeleStroke networks... Read more
Dräger Launches Its New Ventilators, the Savina 300 and the Evita V300 at ISICEM 2013
The Evita V300 can be used for intrahospital transport of critically ill patients. (Image Credit: Dräger)The new Evita V300 ventilator provides... Read more
Paradox for Young Doctors: Work Restrictions May Increase Errors, Study Suggests
University of Michigan-led study of 2,300 first-year residents questions impact of 2011 duty rules. At hospitals in the U.S.,... Read more
Memories of Near Death Experiences (NDE): More Real than Reality?
University of Liège researchers have demonstrated that the physiological mechanisms triggered during NDE lead to a more vivid perception not... Read more
Is it a Stroke or Benign Dizziness? A Simple Bedside Test Can Tell
Georgios Mantokoudis, left, and Ali Tehrani demonstrate the use of a video-oculography machine that detects minute eye movements that are difficult... Read more
Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for Immunocompromised Patients with ARDS
New Antibiotics for Abdominal Infections: What Can We Expect?
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
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
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
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
New Breast Cancer Detection Modalities: Implementation in a Busy Breast Unit
Whilst mammography remains the most consistent modality for breast cancer... Read more
17 critical parameters from a blood sample as small as 45 µL Not available in the US When the sample is small but your diagnostic needs are big, the ABL90 FLEX PLUS blood gas analyzer provides critical insights with a turnaround time of less than...
Monitor vital signs of sensitive patients with reliable, smart and intuitive technology Not available in the US Sensitive patients, like neonates, require comfortable care. With transcutaneous monitoring, you can easily keep track of the oxygenation...
NovaPort cannulas: The safe access to the vascular system. NovaPort® twin double lumen cannulas are specifically developed for veno-venous vascular access. NovaPort one single lumen cannulas are specifically developed for the percutaneous connection (KU)...
Always in sight, always in mind Features Mindray believes the best way to predict the future is to create it. The revolutionary BeneVision N22/N19 is designed to optimize user experience by satisfying all your clinical demands. With visionary-stimulating...