ICU and Emergency

Prescription Opioids Involved in Most Overdoses Seen in EDs

Researchers have analysed data on US hospital emergency department visits for opioid overdoses and found that the largest portion of the overdoses... Read more

Ventilators Differ in Their Characteristics, Performance

Transportation of critically ill patients requiring mechanical ventilation requires clinical experience, an efficient device, and careful determination... Read more

Hamilton C1 Ventilator Now With Neonatal Option

Hamilton Medical has announced that the HAMILTON-C1 ventilator now offers a neonatal option with lung protective  strategies and adaptive ventilation... Read more

Gene Test for Rapid Sepsis Diagnosis

Researchers from the University of British Columbia (BC, Canada) have developed a new test that could help clinicians predict within an hour... Read more

Breath Test for Diagnosing Fungal Pneumonia

Pneumonia is caused by many different microbes, and early identification of the bug culprit is important to ensure timely and appropriate treatment.... Read more

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You are being asked to complete a survey as part of a study about “why we leave the abdomen open in trauma and acute care surgery”. The aim of this survey is to help simplify the utilization of the open abdomen through a pragmatic approach.Your participation in this study is entirely voluntary. Your name and other identifying information will never... Read more

Daniela J. Lamas is a pulmonary and critical care doctor at the Brigham & Women's Hospital and on the faculty at Harvard Medical School. Following graduation from Harvard, she went on to earn her MD at Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, where she also completed internship and residency. She then returned to Boston for her subspecialty... Read more

Nurses leading through innovation The one thing I would change to improve our healthcare system won’t take magic —it’s achievable today. I would empower all direct care nurses as bedside leaders, innovators and catalysts for change.   Why? Because empowering our clinicians at the front line of care results in better patient outcomes, satisfaction and... 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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