ICU and Emergency

Air Transport in Paediatric Trauma: Should Parents Come Too?

Helicopter emergency medical service (HEMS) crew members and other pre-hospital clinicians must make on-site decisions about whether to allow... Read more

ESA 2014: Maquet Symposium on Modern Inhalation Anesthesia

SPONSORED LUNCH SYMPOSIUM MODERN INHALATION ANESTHESIA, STILL ROOM FOR PROGRESS ? Date: Sunday, June 1st Time: 12.15 - 13.15 Location: Room A4/A5 Chairman:... Read more

Sepsis Involved In More Than A Third Of Hospital Deaths

A study presented at the American Thoracic Society International Conference in San Diego reports that sepsis contributes to death in one out... Read more

Diabetic Heart Attack Survivors Benefit From Intensive Insulin Therapy

Diabetic patients who received intensified insulin treatment following a heart attack survived for two years longer than patients treated with... Read more

ESA 2014: Covidien Symposia on Sedation and Patient Safety

New vital signs in procedural sedation: luxury or necessity?Covidien Symposium at Euroanaesthesia 2014Sunday, 1 June, 12:15 – 13:45, Room A10... Read more

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When using the technical definition of burnout: "The reduction of a fuel to nothing", it clearly describes the state of being of the few people that I have met who are having a burnout. The problem is huge and almost every leader in healthcare agrees that this is a major problem (Swenson et al. 2016). Although many problems arise from using surveys... Read more

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

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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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