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Large Scale CIRC Trial Concludes with Significant Results

ZOLLMedical Corporation, a manufacturer of medical devices and related software solutions, has announced the successful conclusion of the ZOLL-sponsored... Read more

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Helicopter Transport Increases Survival for Seriously Injured Patients, Study Finds

Severely injured patients transported by helicopter from the scene of an accident are more likely to survive than patients brought to trauma... Read more

Covidien Announces the Availability of Nellcor™ OxiMax™ SpO2 Technology with Dräger Infinity® Acute Care System in Europe

Covidien has announced the availability of the new Infinity® MCable® with Nellcor™ OxiMax™ technology as an integrated component of the Dräger... Read more

New Statement on the Treatment of Pulmonary Fungal Infections

The American Thoracic Society has released a new official clinical policy statement on the treatment of fungal infections in adult pulmonary... Read more

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Coma and General Anaesthesia Demonstrate Important Similarities

The brain under general anaesthesia isn't "asleep" as surgery patients are often told -- it is placed into a state that is a reversible coma,... 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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