ICU and Emergency

ISICEM 2014: The Root of Better Care

Root™ is an intuitive patient monitoring and connectivity platform designed to transform patient care from the operating theater to the general... Read more

ISICEM 2014: Maquet and Swisstom Announce Distribution Partnership for Western Europe

MAQUET and Swisstom are pleased to announce their distribution partnership for the monitoring and diagnostic product Swisstom BB2Acute Lung Injury... Read more

ICU Practice Bundle Achieves Delirium, Ventilation Time Reduction

According to a recent study funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Interdisciplinary Nursing Quality Research Initiative and published... Read more

ISICEM 2014: CytoSorbents to Sponsor CytoSorb® Research Symposium

CytoSorbents Corporation, a critical care immunotherapy company using blood purification to treat life-threatening illnesses in the intensive... Read more

ISICEM 2014: Echo Therapeutics to Exhibit at Critical Care Conference

Echo Therapeutics, Inc., a medical device company developing its Symphony® CGM System as a non-invasive, wireless continuous glucose monitoring... Read more

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Over time, I think we are going to recognise that we can’t continue to develop or introduce new technology. Because of cost we are going have to be satisfied with the technologies that we have. I think the future of intensive care will be smaller as people get healthier. They are going to be less likely to come into intensive care units and more likely... Read more

Leland Kaiser, Hospital Futurist says, "The hospital is a human intervention and as such, can be reinvented at any time." With rapid advancement in technology and architecture, the hospitals of tomorrow are likely to be more home than hospital. The Intensive Care Unit is no different and the layout and structure of future ICUs is likely to be very different... Read more

Wikipedia defines intensive care medicine as a branch of medicine concerned with the diagnosis and management of life-threatening conditions requiring sophisticated organ support and invasive monitoring. 1 To this, I would add the line ‘for the patient’s benefit’ since this alters the above definition fundamentally.    Intensive care is an all-encompassing... 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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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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 Panos E Vardas

Leadership and Management in Cardiovascular Medicine

During the last fifty years, cardiovascular medicine has remarkably advanced...

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 Salvatore Maggiore

Protective Ventilation: When and Why to Individualize

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Management and Leadership in Cardiology

INTERVIEW WITH PROFESSOR TIENUSH RASSAF HealthManagement.org, Europe’s...

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Safe Transport of Critically Ill Patients

The transport of critically ill patients for diagnostic or therapeutic...

 Alessandro Barelli

Moving from “Learning by Doing” to Simulation

The Educational Challenge in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Historically,...

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