The Edwards Lifesciences Fund to Grant Nearly $5 Million to Non-Profit Organizations in 2012
Edwards Lifesciences Corporation, the global leader in the science of heart valves and hemodynamic monitoring, announced on November 29, 2012,... Read more
Fresenius Medical Care Marks Production of 500,000th Dialysis Machine
Fresenius Medical Care reached a remarkable milestone when on November 13, 2012, the company, produced its 500,000th dialysis machine. The machine,... Read more
Thermo Fisher Scientific Enters into a Long-Term Agreement with Fujirebio Inc. to Strengthen Availability of Biomarker Procalcitonin (PCT)
Combination of Thermo Scientific B·R·A·H·M·S PCT assay and Lumipulse platforms to test patients suspected of having sepsis Thermo Fisher Scientific... Read more
Bernhard Dräger Award Winner Investigating Stress Raisers in the Lung - Improved Prediction of Ventilator-induced Lung Injury
Dr. Massimo Cressoni of the University of Milan has been presented with the 2012 Bernhard Dräger Award at the 25th ESICM LIVES Congress in Lisbon.... Read more
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence Recommends Covidien’s BIS Brain Monitoring System
Covidien, a leading global provider of healthcare products and recognized innovator in patient monitoring and respiratory care devices, announced... 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
Computed Tomography with Computer-Aided Detection for Lung Cancer Screening
Several medical societies recommend annual lung cancer screening with low-dose... Read more
Leadership in Healthcare: A Review of the Evidence
The delivery of clinical care is based on careful research to determine... 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....
The HAMILTON-C3 ventilator is a modular high-end ventilation solution for all patient groups. Offering a number of unique features, the HAMILTON-C3 is one of the first ventilators featuring the “Ventilation Autopilot” INTELLiVENT-ASV®. The HAMILTON-C3’s...
Get an complete overview of your POCT setup - from one dashboard Your point-of-care-testing setup probably involves many different types of devices from various manufacturers. Radiometer's AQURE point-of-care management system can give you an overview...
Features The SynoVent E5 is the ventilator you need with the interface you want. It does not only include advanced ventilator functionality for patients ranging from infant to adult, but also a modern, easy-to-use interface. The display can be configured...