Researchers Developing 3D Printer, 'Bio-Ink' to Create Human Organs
Experts agree that rising Chinese labor costs and improving U.S. technology will gradually cause significant manufacturing... Read more
New CDC Vital Signs: Lethal, Drug-resistant Bacteria Spreading in U.S. Healthcare Facilities
Image Credit: Centers for Disease Control and PreventionDrug-resistant germs called carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae,... Read more
First European Lab Obtains Accreditation for New Tissue Typing Method for Stem Cell Transplants
Tests based on next-generation sequencing with Roche’s GS Junior System. The Red Cross Blood Transfusion Service of Upper Austria has become... Read more
Engineering the Future of Healthcare - from Brain Mapping to Smarter Limb Prostheses
Ultrasonic needle that penetrates bones without damaging tissue, University of Glasgow (Image Credit: EPSRC)A £12.2 million investment in 15... 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
Pain Assessment and Management for Intensive Care Unit Patients: Seeking Best Practices
This review article focuses on research-based advances in pain assessment... Read more
Early Goal-Directed Therapy Following Cardiac Surgery
Early goal-directed therapy (EGDT) is a therapeutic strategy based on... Read more
Creating Stronger Bonds Between Health Managers And Clinicians
Managers and clinicians in health and social care are committed profes... Read more
European Perfusionists in ECLS/ECMO: Roles & Responsibilities
Since its first clinical use in the 1950s, the set-up and management of... Read more
Features The SynoVent E3 does not only include advanced ventilator functionality but also a modern, easy to use interface. The display can be configured to suit each clinician’s taste and needs, and gives quick and easy control over ventilator parameters...
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...
FeaturesMindray BeneVision Central Monitoring System is a powerful and scalable solution providing for continuous, real-time surveillance across networks large and small. The system can display patient information from networked monitors, wireless transport...
medos customized tubing sets have been individually designed, so that all customer requirements, depending on application and need can be realized. Furthermore tubing sets can be refined by rheoparin or x.eed coating. Customized and standard tubing sets...