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
WHO: Antibiotic Resistance in ICU Infections on the Rise
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has released new survey data stating around 30 percent of critically ill patients cared for in intensive... Read more
Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for Immunocompromised Patients with ARDS
New Antibiotics for Abdominal Infections: What Can We Expect?
Personalised Medicine in Intensive Care
Antibiotic Resistance in the ICU: Time to Take Things Seriously!
What would you single out as a career highlight?Combining my loves of medicine and art to create a colouring book about the brain, entitled 'A Journey Through the Brain'. This was a collaboration with the very creative and intelligent Prof David Cotter and Prof Mary Cannon at the Department of Psychiatry in RCSI.If you had not chosen this career path... Read more
Zoom On Professor John B. West Professor John B. West is a renowned respiratory physiologist and researcher. He joined the faculty of the University of California San Diego in 1969, where he still teaches first-year medical students. He is author of Respiratory physiology - the essentials, which has been translated into many languages, and is now... Read more
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
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
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
Future Leaders: What Healthcare Needs For Cybersecurity Risks
What, in your view, are the greatest threats facing the healthcare sector in... Read more
The Older Patient: Ehealth and Mhealth Approach in Today's Context of Demographic Ageing
Background The demographic trends projected over the long term reveal that... Read more
25 X 25: Reducing Premature Mortality from Cardiovascular Disease
The world heart federation’s commitment: 25% by the year 2025 Cardio... Read more
Precision in the Fight Against the Global Cancer Problem
Precision in medicine is a popular notion: precision to target an individual,... Read more
The HAMILTON-C1 neo is a versatile neonatal ventilator that combines invasive and noninvasive modes with the additional options of nCPAP and high flow oxygen therapy. The integrated turbine allows it to be operated independently of a compressed air supply....
Patient Dedicated Arterial Blood Gas Analyzer Frequent measurement of arterial blood samples is an important component in the effective management of patients in the critical care environment, particularly those that are unstable. Point of care or...
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...
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...