Study: Acetazolamide Did Not Reduce Mechanical Ventilation Duration for COPD Patients
Among mechanically ventilated patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and metabolic alkalosis, administration of the respiratory... Read more
Study: Chlorhexidine Baths Did Not Increase Resistant MRSA
Chlorhexidine baths in the ICU do not cause high levels of resistance in bacteria on patients’ skin, according to a study published in Infection... Read more
Multidisciplinary Care in the ICU: Who’s in Charge?
Who should direct care in the ICU? And is the model of “ship’s captain” still valid in the era of multidisciplinary team-based care? “The question... Read more
Rapid response teams
Liver support in the intensive care unit: mechanism of action and science
Advances in source control in patients with sepsis and septic shock
Whole-body ultrasound in the intensive care unit
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. Prof. Kudchadkar's areas of interest include sleep disturbances in critically ill children, paediatric delirium prevention and management, sedation, and... Read more
Bernd Saugel, MD, EDIC is a Professor of Anesthesiology and works as a consultant in the Department of Anesthesiology, Center of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany. Prof. Saugel is a specialist in anaesthesiology, intensive care medicine, and internal medicine and holds a European... Read more
The acute kidney injury service at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust was launched in October 2015. Key stakeholders were identified and included in the service development from the beginning and throughout which supported the smooth introduction of the service into the hospitals. This included the renal directorate clinical director,... 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
The role of the Physician Assistant in critical care
Physician Assistants play a leading role in the safe, efficient, v... Read more
Portal Enternal Feeding pimp with PDMS Connectivity Allows automated data collection PDMS makes the feeding process visible Facilitates nutrition monitoring in ICU patients
Features Mindray BeneVision Central Monitoring System is a powerful and scalable solution providing for continuous, real-time surveillance across networks large and small. The system can display patient information from networked monitors, wireless...
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.
The HAMILTON-T1 combines for the first time the functionality of a fully featured intensive care unit ventilator with the compactness and ruggedness required for transport. This is why the HAMILTON-T1 enables you to provide optimal ventilation therapy...
Dual-lumen Jejunal Feeding Tube with Integrated Gastric Drainage Simultaneous jejunal feeding and gastric drainage through one nostril Designed to be placed using a variety of placement techniques, at/or beyond the ligament of Treitz