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Gambro and Novalung join forces to address unmet medical need of CO2 removal in the Intensive Care Unit

Gambro and Novalung, two leading companies in the field of extracorporeal organ support, are joining forces to introduce a new therapy to the... Read more

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Edwards Lifesciences Acquires BMEYE

Critical Care portfolio expands to include non-invasive platform Edwards Lifesciences Corporation, the global leader in the science of heart... Read more

MRSA Researchers Identify New Class of Drug Effective Against Superbug

In two separate studies, researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center have discovered a new class of treatment against methicillin-resistant... Read more

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Transfusions Associated with Reduced Mortality in Patients With Sepsis and Septic Shock

Red blood cell (RBC) transfusions appear to be associated with lower mortality in patients with severe sepsis and septic shock, researchers in... Read more

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The Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet awarded The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2012

The Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet decided to award The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2012 jointly to John B. Gurdon and Shinya... Read more

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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

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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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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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Management of Acute Ischaemic Stroke

Defining the Role of the Intensive Care UnitThis review article aims to...

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Nosocomial Pneumonia

This review discusses some of the key advances from the 2005 ATS / IDSA...

 Rowland Illing, DM MRCS FRCR

The Inevitable Rise of Outpatient Imaging Centres

Countries around the world have different relationships to advanced ‏diagnostic...

Dr. Roberto Oggioni

Treating Complications from Abdominal Surgery

Case Report Using Nonbronchoscopic BAL Use of the HALYARD* Mini-BAL Sampling...

 Manu LNG Malbrain, MD, PhD

Update on Intra-Abdominal Hypertension

Knowledge of intra-abdominal hypertension (IAH) and abdominal compartment...

Prof. Georg Bongartz, MD

Real-Time Monitoring in Radiology

In healthcare today control is mainly based on retrospective analysis of...

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