ICU and Emergency

New ‘Robust’ Treatment for Stroke Uses Genetic Material From Bone Marrow

In the latest in a series of experiments testing the use of stem cells to treat neurological disease, researchers at Henry Ford Hospital have... Read more

Your Eyes May Hold Clues to Stroke Risk

In a study reported in the American Heart Association journal Hypertension, researchers said retinal imaging may someday help assess if you’re... Read more

For Lung Transplant, Researchers Surprised to Learn Bigger Appears to Be Better

Johns Hopkins-led research finds larger lungs associated with 30 percent increase in survival at one year.Transplant teams have long tried to... Read more

Physio-Control & American Red Cross Partner to Help the Public for Sudden Cardiac Arrest Response

Physio-Control LIFEPAK CR Plus AED (Photo: Business Wire)Physio-Control, a leading provider of emergency medical response technologies... Read more

Sepsis Alliance Announces 2013 Sepsis Heroes

Sepsis Alliance, the nation’s leading patient advocacy group promoting sepsis awareness, today announced the honorees for the 2013... Read more

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When using the technical definition of burnout: "The reduction of a fuel to nothing", it clearly describes the state of being of the few people that I have met who are having a burnout. The problem is huge and almost every leader in healthcare agrees that this is a major problem (Swenson et al. 2016). Although many problems arise from using surveys... Read more

Over time, I think we are going to recognise that we can’t continue to develop or introduce new technology. Because of cost we are going have to be satisfied with the technologies that we have. I think the future of intensive care will be smaller as people get healthier. They are going to be less likely to come into intensive care units and more likely... Read more

Leland Kaiser, Hospital Futurist says, "The hospital is a human intervention and as such, can be reinvented at any time." With rapid advancement in technology and architecture, the hospitals of tomorrow are likely to be more home than hospital. The Intensive Care Unit is no different and the layout and structure of future ICUs is likely to be very different... 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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 Kawaldip Sehmi

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Patient Power We hear often about patient-centred care and patient involvement,...

 Silvia Terraneo

Candida Spp. in the Respiratory Tract

A Real Causality With Worse Outcomes or Just a Marker of Severity? Candida...

Dr. Shashank Patil

POCTED: Use of Point of Care Test Devices in Emergency Department

Use of point-of-care test devices in the emergency department has ‏shown...

 Simon Bocher

Vasoactive Drugs in Sepsis

In this update review on vasoactive drugs in sepsis, we focus on the ‏most...

 Achim Escher

Real-Time Monitoring in Radiology

In healthcare today control is mainly based on retrospective analysis of...

 Konstantin Feise

Ultrasound Guides the Way in Stuttgart

CLEARLY SEE WHAT TO EXPECT DURING AN OPERATIONDr Konstantin Feise, a d...

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