Long-Term Cognitive Impairment Too Common After Critical Illness
Patients treated in intensive care units across the globe are entering their medical care with no evidence of cognitive impairment but oftentimes... Read more
Nestlé Nutrition Institute Supports 2013 Kinney Awards to Recognise Outstanding Nutrition Research
The bi-annual Dr. John M. Kinney Awards recognise and support outstanding young researchers in the fields of nutrition and metabolism, in honour... Read more
Early Intervention by Infectious Diseases Specialists Saves Lives, Reduces Costs
In a first-of-its-kind study to evaluate the impact of a medical specialty on patient outcomes, researchers found that hospitalized patients... Read more
Newly Identified Biomarkers Help Predict Outcome in Deadly Lung Disease
A Yale-led study has identified a gene expression profile that can predict outcomes and lead to better treatment for one of the most lethal... Read more
Bug vs. Bug: Benign C. Difficile Strains Keep Fatal Strains at Bay
In a recent study, two different strains of non-toxigenic Clostridium difficile provided protection against both historic and epidemic C. difficile... Read more
New Antibiotics for Abdominal Infections: What Can We Expect?
Personalised Medicine in Intensive Care
Antibiotic Resistance in the ICU: Time to Take Things Seriously!
Extracorporeal Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation: Who Could Benefit?
ICU Management & Practice Editorial Board Member
I think what is important is to have the leaders proactively thinking about the gender issue. Examples? Faculty members need to be inclusive and to mentor young women and to include them in their plans, creating the conditions to allow their participation in committees and boards preparing the next generation of leaders. Journals needs to include women... Read more
SYNAPSE-ICU An international prospective observational StudY on iNtrAcranial PreSsurE in intensive care (ICU), endorsed by the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM), is now enrolling participant centres. What is Synapse-ICU? Intracranial pressure (ICP) monitoring is the most common neuromonitoring modality used in neurocritical care... Read more
With a technology like point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS), there are two options for how to develop this technology and spread it in the community. Either you bring technology and have people use it, or you realise that the value of technology by itself is very limited without augmenting it by providing education. I use the example of the stethoscope,... 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
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
Conservative Fluid Management In Intensive Care Medicine
Asserting the existence of a state of permanent controversy is a staple... Read more
Resource Allocation in Healthcare: Have We Misjudged Societal Values?
Equitable HealthcareWith increased emphasis on financial constraint in... Read more
The Role of Gamification and Engagement Design in the Future of Healthcare
Gamification is on the rise right now as a powerful tool to change behaviour... Read more
Get an complete overview of your POCT setup - from one dashboard Your point-of-care-testing setup probably involves many different types of devices from various manufacturers. Radiometer's AQURE point-of-care management system can give you an overview...
XENIOS AG is a medical device company with the three brands, novalung, i-cor and medos, that run on a single XENIOS platform. This platform enables next-generation therapies for lung and heart failure. No other company except XENIOS AG is offering lung...
Medos customized tubing sets have been individually designed, so that all customer requirements, depending on application and need can be realized. Furthermore tubing sets can be refined by rheoparin or x.eed coating.
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