ICU and Emergency

Study: Decrease in Risk of Death Among ICU Patients With Severe Sepsis

According to an Australian/New Zealand study, released early in JAMA to coincide with its presentation at the International Symposium on Intensive... Read more

ISICEM 2014: Astute Medical to Host Acute Kidney Injury Symposium

Event Highlights Routine Use of The NephroCheck ® Test For AKI Risk AssessmentMillions of hospitalised patients are affected by acute kidney... Read more

ISICEM 2014: B. Braun Satellite Symposium

B. Braun Space GlucoseControlFrom Measurement to Management of Blood GlucoseB. Braun Satellite Symposium ISICEM 2014Wednesday, 19 March 2014... Read more

ISICEM 2014: Raising Standards of Care in Glucose Management

Edwards Lunch SymposiumThursday, March 2012.30–13.30Arc Room (level 3)Improving glycemic control with continuous glucose monitoringChair : A.... Read more

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

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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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Assoc. Prof. Carla van Gils

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The Final Link The "Chain of Survival" Concept After Out-of-Hospital Cardiac...

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Emergency Intraosseous Access: Novel Diagnostic and Therapeutic Possibilities and Limitations

The intraosseous needle is an essential tool in emergency settings when...

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Professor Bernd Hamm, ECR President

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Editorial: Safety

The publication of the landmark Institute of Medicine report To Err is...

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