Opioid Prescribing Trends - U.S., Canada and Sweden
A recent study, published in JAMA Network Open, reported that U.S. and Canadian patients were seven times more likely to receive an opioid prescription... Read more
Procalcitonin-Guided Antibiotic Therapy in Severely Critically Ill Patients
The controversy surrounding the efficacy of the blood infection biomarker, procalcitonin (PCT), for guidance in acute infections and sepsis... Read more
Severe Hyperoxaemia Events and Mortality Among Patients in PICU
The paediatric management of hyperoxaemia (also defined as high PaO 2 or arterial oxygenation of greater or equal to 300mmHg) has so far yielded... Read more
End-Tidal CO2 Levels vs. Arterial CO2 Levels in Children with TBI
For patients with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), the partial pressure of CO 2 , arterial (PaCO 2 ) can be adjusted to help with the regulation... Read more
Whole-body ultrasound in the intensive care unit
New ESPEN Guidelines for Nutrition in the Critically Ill: Help, What Happened!?
Objective Malnutrition Diagnosis and Personalised Nutrition Delivery in the ICU
The Future of Haemodynamic Monitoring: From Planet Mars to Resource Limited Countries
Staffing. Burnout. Retention. Quality. You don’t often speak to direct care nurses or nurse managers about their units without these common themes emerging. They’re all elements associated with the health of the nursing work environment — a topic that the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) has been studying for over a decade. ... Read more
Rolf Rossaint is a Professor and Chairman of the Department of Anaesthesiology of the University Hospital at the RWTH University Aachen, Germany. Prof. Rossaint has published several high-quality studies dealing with the treatment of severe acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). He has also been actively involved in research on the pathophysiology... Read more
Sapna Kudchadkar is an Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Pediatrics and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Her areas of interest include sleep disturbances in critically ill children, paediatric delirium prevention and management, sedation, and paediatric ICU rehabilitation... 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... Read more
2019 16 Apr
Waveform analysis and optimization of ventilator settings Anita Orlando, MD, Servizio di Anestesia e Rianimazione I, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, IT Background Asynchronies are a frequent issue in ventilated patients.1They represent a mismatch between the inspiratory and expiratory times of patient and ventilator,... Read more
2019 30 Mar
Central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI) result from contamination of a central line, a catheter (tube) that is inserted in a large vein in the neck, chest, or groin, used to measure pressures, and to give medication or fluids. CLABSI can occur due to breaks in infection control care practices during insertion of the central line or... Read more
Cyber infection control: Time to take it seriously
Both infection control and cybersecurity support the whole care process,... Read more
Cloud-Based IT Platform for Clinical Trials in Oncology
Computerisation of data collection in a multicentre clinical trial allows... Read more
Especially developed for long-term lung support. This patient kit includes a powerful membrane lung, the DP3 pump head, safe integrated pressure sensors (IPS) and a CRRT connector. One vascular access offers the possibility to combine the therapies for...
Intended to establish emergency airway access when endotracheal intubation cannot be performed. Features and benefits This comprehensive and compact set provides you with everything you need. Airway access is achieved by using the...
Intended for staged extubation and subsequent reintubation. Features and benefits The soft, blunt tip is designed to be atraumatic to internal structures. The distal sideports ensure sufficient airflow and prevent whipping during use...
The Evolution of Simplicity Inspired by the needs of customers, Mindray patient monitors adopt advanced technologies and transform them into accessible innovation. The ePM delivers excellent visual experience, intelligent operation, accurate...