ICU and Emergency

Helmet Crash Tests: Don't Hit The Road Without One

Bicycle helmets certified to Australia’s national standard significantly reduce the causes of head, skull and brain injury - linear and angular head... Read more

Major Hurdle Cleared to Diabetes Transplants

Scientists have found a way to make insulin-producing cells multiply in the laboratory. Pictured in blue are the cells, while the insulin is... Read more

FHN Unveils Xenex’s Germ-Zapping Robot to Enhance Patient Safety

HN is the first healthcare entity in northern Illinois to utilize a Xenex robot to disinfect patient rooms, operating rooms and other areas.... Read more

HeartSine Recruits Athlete Saved by Defibrillator

HeartSine® Technologies (www.heartsine.com), the leading manufacturer of Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs), has recruited an inspirational... Read more

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Raises Risk of Sudden Cardiac Death, Mayo Clinic Finds

People who have obstructive sleep apnea — when a person stops breathing for periods during sleep — have a greater risk of sudden cardiac death,... Read more

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Nidhi Nikhani, MD, shares  6 steps to implement ultrasonography in critical care, based on implementing ultrasound-guided central venous catheterisation (CVC) at Banner Health.1. Define clinical challenges to be solved by implementing bedside ultrasound Banner Health faced the challenge of placing peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) lines.... Read more

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

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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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 ECRI Institute

Care Coordination

For its fourth Deep Dive™ analysis of a particular patient safety topic,...

Dr. Nidhi Nikhanj

Six Steps to Implement Bedside Ultrasonography in Critical Care

A Roadmap to Rapid Improvements in Patient Safety This article will provide...

Prof. Necmettin Ünal

State of Intensive Care in Turkey

The history of intensive care (IC) in Turkey has followed a somewhat similar...

 Joan Peppard

Pharma Supplement

European Association of Hospital PharmacistsJoan Peppard, President-Elect...

Prof. Jean-Louis Teboul

Fluids for the Patient with Leaky Lungs

Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is characterised by increas...

 Anatole Harrois

Fluid Choices in Trauma

This article focuses on the type of fluid available and respective indications...

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