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Thermo Fisher Scientific Enhances Glycan Analysis Workflow With Simultaneous Charge, Size and Polarity HPLC Separations

Thermo Scientific Dionex GlycanPac AXH-1 column enables high throughput characterization of glycans in biopharmaceutical drug discovery, research... Read more

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Avoiding a Cartography Catastrophe: Study Recommends New Tools to Improve Global Mapping of Infectious Disease

Since the mid-nineteenth century, maps have helped elucidate the deadly mysteries of diseases like cholera and yellow fever. Yet today's global... Read more

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West Nile Virus Spreading Due to Mosquitoes in Orchards and Vineyards, Experts Warn

Washington State University researchers have linked orchards and vineyards with a greater prevalence of West Nile virus in mosquitoes and the... Read more

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Same-Day Angiography, Cardiac Surgery Confirmed as Risk for Kidney Injury

Performing heart surgery on the same day as angiography is now confirmed as a risk factor for acute kidney injury (AKI), and hospital policy... Read more

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Electronic Health Records Could Help Identify Which Patients Most Need ICU Resources

A national shortage of critical care physicians and beds means difficult decisions for healthcare professionals: how to determine which of the... 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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