- #ISICEM19: Prof. Marco Ranieri - findings from SUPERNOVA trial/plans for SUPERNOVA 2
- #ISICEM19: Custom-built antibiotic stewardship for the ED - Dr. Michael Pulia
- #ISICEM19: Prof. Jean-Pierre Frat presents results of the FLORALI-2 trial
- #ISICEM19: Opioids in critical care - Professor Hannah Wunsch
- #ISICEM19: Prof. Giovanni Landoni presents results of the MYRIAD Trial
Monitoring Critical Blood Levels in Real Time in the ICU
Scientists at Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (Switzerland) have developed a miniature device that can monitor in real time five vital... Read more
Restricting Chest X-rays in the ICU is Cost-Effective
In the intensive care setting, a restrictive approach to ordering chest x-rays can provide positive outcomes, according to a study from Mount... Read more
Johns Hopkins Partners with IT Giant on ICU Devices
A new collaboration between the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Microsoft plans to develop an IT solution that will enhance interoperability... Read more
Study: ED-ICU Collaboration Reduced Sepsis Mortality, Costs
Close collaboration between the emergency department (ED) and intensive care unit (ICU) and standardised ICU admission criteria for patients... Read more
Sleep in the ICU: Cochrane Review of Non-Drug Interventions
A systematic review finds no clear evidence on the effectiveness of different non-pharmacological interventions — including noise reduction,... Read more
From multiple organ support therapy to extracorporeal organ support in critically ill patients
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
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
Introduction Up to 85% of critical care patients may experience some form of delirium, but it can be very easily missed (Inouye et al. 2001; Page 2008) particularly in a very busy 24 bedded General Critical Care Unit that is also the regional centre for Trauma and neurosurgery. The unit admits both level 2 and 3 patients within the same clinical... Read more
Challenges and advantages of engaging a clinical staffing and management service for your ICU Trusting a third-party partner to staff and manage your ICU isn’t a decision to be made lightly. Your hospital’s reputation is at stake. Even more important, so are your patients’ health and safety. Finding the right partner to help you deliver... 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
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... 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... Read more
Don't Forget to Ask! The Patient and Relative Perspective
There has been good progress in the last decade to ensure that the patient... Read more
Point-of-care ultrasound helps save time and lives
Time is of the essence in an emergency situation, and may be the difference... Read more
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...
Precise Control Enjoy maximum performance at all stages of anesthesia A full range of ICU grade ventilation modes meet your demands through all the stages of anesthesia. Digital gas mixer with safe low flow by Optimizer The digital...
XENIOS AG – a Fresenius Medical Care company – unites two brands under one umbrella, Novalung and Medos. The Novalung and Medos products offer the full range of heart and lung support on one single platform: the Xenios console. This console enables next-generation...
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 fully featured ICU ventilator, HAMILTON-MR1, guarantees uncompromised continuous ventilation care from the ICU to the MRI scanner and back. Its reliability and high performance, with advanced lung-protective strategies and patient-adaptive modes,...