ICU and Emergency

Daily bathing with 4% CHGwr helps prevent infection in ICU

According to researchers in Italy, daily bathing with a soap-like solution of 4% chlorhexidine (CHG) followed by water rinsing (CHGwr) could... Read more

Practical steps to reduce the global burden of sepsis

Sepsis is a major contributor to the global burden of disease. However, there are important differences in the populations at risk, infecting... Read more

Managing patients with refractory septic shock

The Surviving Sepsis Guidelines provide a specific framework to treat patients with septic shock. These guidelines include the use of antimicrobial... Read more

Need for a patient-tailored approach in sepsis treatment

Despite decades of sepsis research into a specific immune system-targeting adjunctive therapy, not a single adjunctive treatment is used... Read more

High-risk ECMO - heroic rescue or futile care?

Over the past decade, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) has become mainstream therapy in adult intensive care. Although the list... Read more

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The acute kidney injury service at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust was launched in October 2015. Key stakeholders were identified and included in the service development from the beginning and throughout which supported the smooth introduction of the service into the hospitals. This included the renal directorate clinical director,... Read more

Introduction Up to 85% of critical care patients may experience some form of delirium, but it can be very easily missed (Inouye et al. 2001; Page 2008) particularly in a very busy 24 bedded General Critical Care Unit that is also the regional centre for Trauma and neurosurgery. The unit admits both level 2 and 3 patients within the same clinical... Read more

Challenges and advantages of engaging a clinical  staffing and management service for your ICU Trusting a third-party partner to staff and manage your ICU isn’t a decision to be made lightly. Your hospital’s reputation is at stake. Even more important, so are your patients’ health and safety. Finding the right partner to help you deliver... 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... 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... 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... Read more

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Dr. Jean-Charles Preiser MD, PhD

Water Administration in the ICU

The management of fluids in critically ill patients is a continuing challenge....

Dr. Francesco Mojoli MD

Ultrasound-guided mechanical ventilation

Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) is now a tool used worldwide, integrating...

 Staff Editor

Behind closed doors – Point of Care Foundation

A recent Point of Care Foundation report provides insights into the pressures...

 Lis Neubeck

Apps for Cardiovascular Disease: The Role of Avatars In Personalisation

How do we help people to improve their health after a heart event? Current...

 David C. Humphreys

Integrating labs into clinical care pathways

Based on an Abbott-sponsored symposium “Diagnostics, Data and Integrated...

Dr Gavin Troughton

Current State of Glycaemic Control Practice

Elevated blood glucose is a widely recognised response to critical illness,...

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