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Europe's Medical Research Councils Call for a Closer Link Between Doctors, Researchers and Patients

Adding research-centred approaches into the day-to-day life of the doctor's clinic strengthens clinical decisions, according to a new report... Read more

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New Biomarker Allows Early Detection of Adverse Prognosis After Acute Kidney Injury

A new biomarker-based diagnostic test is more effective than the current best practice for early detection of adverse outcomes after acute kidney... Read more

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Mining Data from Electronic Records: Faster Way to Get Genetic Clues to Disease

Recruiting thousands of patients to collect health data for genetic clues to disease is expensive and time consuming. But that arduous process... Read more

Do-Not-Resuscitate Orders Associated With Poor Surgical Outcomes Even for Non-Emergency Procedures

Surgical patients with do-not-resuscitate (DNR) orders appear to be at higher risk for poor surgical outcomes, according to a report published... Read more

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CD Image Import Reduces Unnecessary Imaging Exams in Emergency Rooms

Each year, more than two million critically ill patients are transferred from one hospital emergency department (ED) to another for appropriate... 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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Redesigning Emergency Ambulatory Care with Point-of-Care Testing: Reduced Costs and Length of Stay

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