- #EA23: Outcome in Patients With Postponed Elective Surgery During COVID-19
- #EA23: ESAIC Guidelines for Use of Cardiac Biomarkers in Perioperative Risk Evaluation
- #EA23: EU-HyProtect Study and Predictive Haemodynamic Monitoring
- #EA23 - ESAIC Glasgow Declaration on Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care
- In Memoriam - Professor Paolo Pelosi
Levosimendan for Haemodynamic Support after Cardiac Surgery
In patients who required perioperative hemodynamic support after cardiac surgery, low-dose levosimendan in addition to standard care did not... Read more
Mechanical Ventilation: Which Patients Benefit from High PEEP?
Among patients with hypoxaemia after cardiac surgery, the use of an intensive alveolar recruitment strategy compared with a moderate recruitment... Read more
Study: Drug Shortage Associated with Sepsis Deaths
Patients with septic shock admitted to hospitals affected by the 2011 shortage of the drug norepinephrine had a higher risk of in-hospital death,... Read more
Neuromuscular Blockade in Management of Critical Illness
Changes in the delivery of critical care – including protocolised care pathways, increased monitoring techniques and improvements in reducing... Read more
Categorisation of Survival and Death after Cardiac Arrest
Most cardiac arrest (CA) patients remain comatose post resuscitation, prompting goals-of-care (GOC) conversations. Researchers studying the... Read more
Volume 22 - Issue 4, 2022
Volume 22 - Issue 5, 2022
Rapid Assessment of Fluid Responsiveness and Tolerance With Ultrasound of the Neck Vessels
Volume 23 - Issue 1, 2023
Volume 23 - Issue 2, 2023
Volume 23 - Issue 3, 2023
Moving Environmental Sustainability from the Fringe to the Centre Ground in Critical Care
Diagnosing Non-Convulsive Seizures in the ICU: Tackling the Top Challenges
One clinical factor complicating the work of ICU physicians and nurses is the difficulty of diagnosing nonconvulsive status epilepticus (NCSE)—an invisible condition that must be managed aggressively to prevent lasting damage to the brain. Because the prevalence of NCSE among neurological patients can reach up to 60%, and because it becomes increasingly... Read more
The Importance of Reliable Reprocessing of Hospital Beds
Reliable hygiene is currently a topic that shapes every aspect of our daily lives. More than ever before, the successful fight against dangerous viruses and multi-resistant germs in hospitals and other healthcare facilities is particularly important. High occupancy rates and resulting staff shortages are amplifying the challenge. However, hospital... Read more
Editorial Board Member since 2013
Tsunami of COVID-19 Patients in India
Expert Interview with Prof Shirish Prayag, Director, Critical Care Medicine at Prayag Hospital Shree Medical Foundation and Editorial Board Member, ICU Management and Practice. What is the current state of COVID-19 in India? The current state is really devastating. We are facing a tsunami - not just a wave of patients - but a tsunami, really.... Read more
White Papers and Case Studies
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
Maximizing the Benefits of COVID-19 Vaccines with the Right Serological Tests
2021 20 Oct
Background Since the end of 2019, the world has been fighting the unprecedented global COVID-19 pandemic caused by SARSCoV-2. 1 This pandemic inspired significant efforts for the development of diagnostic tests, therapeutics and vaccines. 2,3,4 As a result, multiple efficacious COVID-19 vaccines have been developed and authorized in record speed5... Read more
Why Should We Be Measuring Ionized Magnesium?
2021 11 Feb
Dennis Begos , MD, FACS, FACRS Associate Director, Medical and Scientific Affairs Nova Biomedical Magnesium in the Human Body Magnesium (Mg) is the 4th most abundant cation in the human body. The majority of it is found intracellularly, more than half in bone, about a third in muscle, and the remaining in soft tissue and... Read more
From Our Journals
PICU-acquired complications: the new marker of the quality of care
This article describes the rise in PICU-acquired morbidities and its... Read more
Finland’s Digital Care Network: Why is it Working So Well?
Summary: Finland is leading the way in leveraging digitalisation in... Read more
COVID-19 and the History of Pandemics
How are we dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic and the lessons we can... Read more
AI & Robotics – Implementation and Pitfalls
Artificial Intelligence and Robotics are now being used everywhere in... Read more
Leading change and value
An alternative approach to leadership. Diabeter employs a leadership... Read more
New Care Delivery Paradigms
The added value of shifting traditional inpatient surgeries to... Read more
IVD CAPSULE PSP
For Early Sepsis Detection
IVD CAPSULE PSP The IVD CAPSULE PSP is a rapid, single-use in vitro diagnostic test for the quantitative measurement of pancreatic stone protein (PSP) in blood. The test is intended to be used in conjunction with other clinical assessments and laboratory...
StatSensor® and StatSensor Xpress™ Creatinine and eGFR Meters
StatSensor Xpress Creatinine is not available in the U.S. or Canada The StatSensor Creatinine Hospital Meter System is a handheld analyzer and miniaturized, single-use biosensor for whole blood creatinine testing. StatSensor Creatinine incorporates...
HAMILTON-MR1. Intelligent ventilation from the ICU to MRI
The HAMILTON-MR1 has been especially developed for the MRI suite. The ICU ventilator combines reliability, compact size, and high performance with patient-adaptive modes that support advanced lung-protective strategies. It is the ideal choice for transporting...
Fingerstick Capillary Blood Testing for Lactate, Hb, and Hct The StatStrip Lactate and Hemoglobin/Hematocrit Meter system (StatStrip LAC/Hb/Hct) is a handheld, easy-to-use meter system that measures LAC, Hb and Hct at the point-of-care using...
HAMILTON-C6. The next generation of intelligent ICU ventilators
The HAMILTON-C6 represents a new generation of high-end ventilators. The combination of modularity, ease of use, mobility, and advanced features allows you to individualize your patient's ventilation therapy: State-of-the-art ventilation modes...