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New Survey Reports Low Rate of Patient Awareness During Anaesthesia

The Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA) and the Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland (AAGBI) published on March 22,... Read more

New Study Points to the Aggressive Potential of Small Kidney Tumours, Advocates Treatment

Small kidney tumours have an agressive potential and should be treated, according to a the results of a large multicentre study presented at... Read more

The Winners of the ISICEM 2013 Poster Awards Are:

Comparison of Survivors and Non-survivors in 27 Confirmed Injectional B. anthracis Cases from the 2009 Outbreak in Scotland  by Malcolm Booth... Read more

Japanese Researchers Identified a Protein Linked to the Exacerbation of COPD

Possible mechanism behind the correlation between SIGLEC14 genotype and the proneness of COPD patients to exacerbations. (Credit: Image courtesy... Read more

ICU Management at ISICEM 2013

For daily ISICEM updates follow us on Twitter @ICU_ManagementCover Story: Organ InteractionSepsis Series: Healthcare-Associated Bacterial Infections:... 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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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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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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ADPKD: Realising Progress Through Patient Empowerment

Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) is an inherited, chronic,...

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Goal-Directed Therapy

Goal-directed therapy (GDT) continues to be a subject of controversy in...

Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent, MD, PhD

ICU Management Welcomes New Editorial Board Members

Editor-in-Chief, Professor Jean-Louis Vincent, has welcomed three distinguished...

 Joel Starkopf, MD, PhD

Is Enteral Feeding Feasible Early After Abdominal Crisis?

The enteral route is commonly accepted as the first choice for providing...

 Manu LNG Malbrain, MD, PhD

Update on Intra-Abdominal Hypertension

Knowledge of intra-abdominal hypertension (IAH) and abdominal compartment...

 Alison Lightbourne

Opportunities to Build a Better Care Continuum: From Global to Local

For staff working at the sharp edge of health services, whether in a h...

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