Real-Time Physician Electronic Alerts Reduce Unnecessary Blood Testing in Elderly Patients
An electronic message sent to physicians the moment they ordered a blood test for elderly patients reduced unnecessary use of the test that is... Read more
Disparities in Hospice Enrollment Are Not Likely Related to Access, New Research Shows
Researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine have found that 98 percent of the U.S. population lives in communities within 60 minutes of a hospice... Read more
Severely Injured Should Go Directly to Trauma Centre, New Research Shows
Severely injured patients should be transported directly from the scene of an accident to a trauma centre, even if it means bypassing a closer... Read more
Sterilising With Fluorescent Lights: New Surface May Kill Antibiotic-Resistant Staph Bacteria With Fluorescent Light
The prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections is well known, causing an estimated 19,000 deaths and $3-4 billion... Read more
McSleepy Meets DaVinci: Doctors Conduct First-Ever All-Robotic Surgery and Anaesthesia
In a world first, a completely robotic surgery and anaesthesia has been performed at the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC). The DaVinci... Read more
Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for Immunocompromised Patients with ARDS
New Antibiotics for Abdominal Infections: What Can We Expect?
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
In her clinical role Ella Segaran works on the general / trauma ICU as the advanced critical care dietitian at St. Mary’s Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London. She is passionate about clinical care, education and research and about raising the profile of nutrition in our patients. Ella says that she is lucky to have a full-time... Read more
2015 07 Dec
The European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, the annual meeting of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID) is the most attended infectious disease conference worldwide. This year, more than 10,000 clinicians and scientists attended the congress to present and share the latest research... Read more
2015 07 Dec
The European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, the annual meeting of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology andInfectious Diseases (ESCMID) is the most attended infectious disease conference worldwide. This year, more than 10,000 clinicians and scientists attended the congress to present and share the latest research... 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 a wide range... Read more
Israeli Society of Cardiac and Intensive Care Nursing
The Israeli Cardiac and Intensive Care Nursing Society is very active and... Read more
Philips Launches Minicare I-20 Troponin Blood Test
For Rapid Diagnosis of Heart Attack at the Point of CareChest pain patients... Read more
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