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Newer Medication May Offer Advantages Over Agents Often Used For Sedation In ICU

Providing sedation for patient comfort is an important part of bedside care for nearly every patient in the intensive care unit (ICU). For decades,... Read more

Culture Of Academic Institution May Influence Health Care Delivery

This study appeared in the January issue of Academic Medicine."As we interviewed faculty in academic medicine, it became clear that many faculty... Read more

Higher Patient Safety With Latest Developments Of GE Healthcare

GE Healthcare IT presented the new and improved version 7.0 of the Clinical Information System Centricity Critical Care at this year Read more

ZOLL Receives Clearance To Market New R Series BLS And R Series Plus Defibrillators

The new R Series BLS and R Series Plus are designed to extend simple, smart and ready defibrillation to every hospital department with advanced,... Read more

Ottawa Paramedic Service Awards ZOLL A Third Contract As Preferred Vendor For Defibrillators

The agreement marks the third major purchase of ZOLL advanced and basic life support equipment by OPS since the service was created in 2001... 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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Prof. Hannah Wunsch

Intensive Care Systems Research-Interview With Associate Professor Hannah Wunsch

Hannah Wunsch is Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, Department of...

 Xian Su

Does Dexmedetomidine Reduce Delirium by Improving Sleep?

Delirium is a common complication in intensive care unit (ICU) patients...

 Anne-Sophie Parent

The Older Patient: Ehealth and Mhealth Approach in Today's Context of Demographic Ageing

Background The demographic trends projected over the long term reveal that...

Prof. Andreas Valentin, MD, MBA

Safe Transport of Critically Ill Patients

The transport of critically ill patients for diagnostic or therapeutic...

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Prof. David Koff – Editorial Board Member Imaging David Koff, MD, FRPC,...

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