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
Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for Immunocompromised Patients with ARDS
New Antibiotics for Abdominal Infections: What Can We Expect?
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
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
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
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
Intensive Care Systems Research-Interview With Associate Professor Hannah Wunsch
Hannah Wunsch is Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, Department of... Read more
Does Dexmedetomidine Reduce Delirium by Improving Sleep?
Delirium is a common complication in intensive care unit (ICU) patients... Read more
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... Read more
17 critical parameters from a blood sample as small as 45 µL Not available in the US When the sample is small but your diagnostic needs are big, the ABL90 FLEX PLUS blood gas analyzer provides critical insights with a turnaround time of less than...
NovaPort cannulas: The safe access to the vascular system. NovaPort® twin double lumen cannulas are specifically developed for veno-venous vascular access. NovaPort one single lumen cannulas are specifically developed for the percutaneous connection (KU)...
Monitor vital signs of sensitive patients with reliable, smart and intuitive technology Not available in the US Sensitive patients, like neonates, require comfortable care. With transcutaneous monitoring, you can easily keep track of the oxygenation...
Medos hemofilters pro are used for efficient and gentle hemofiltration during extracorporal circulation.Medos hemofilters pro do not need to be pre-flushed and can be used immediately. This guarantees a safe and quick hemofiltration.