ICU and Emergency

Leading Stroke Physicians Say Next-Generation Clot Retrieval Technology Improves Patient Outcomes

Solitaire(TM) FR is a mechanical thrombectomy device combining the ability to restore blood flow, administer medical therapy, and retrieve clot... Read more

Study Shows Cardiac MRI Use Reduces Adverse Events for Patients with Acute Chest Pain

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center doctors have found that using stress cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) imaging in an Emergency Department... Read more

Telemedicine: A Way to Decrease Patient Waiting Times in ED in the U.S.

Emergency department (ED) overcrowding has been a major issue nationally for 20 years and continues to increase in severity. To address this... Read more

Transplant Patient Outcomes After Trauma Better Than Expected

In the largest study of its kind, physicians from the Department of Surgery at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and the R Adams... Read more

Partial Livers from Deceased Donors Saving the Lives of Infants

New research reveals that transplantation of partial livers from deceased adult and teen donors has become less risky for infants and young... Read more

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A clinical sign such as oliguria is a marker of a significant problem. "Busy slides" in a presentation are a similar warning in a presentation. Neither oliguria nor busy slides can be accepted as a minor issue and resolved with a simple prescription. One must address the whole patient, diagnose the underlying pathology and manage that."Busy slides"... Read more

The intensivist of the future will need three sets of principles that guide everything they do: an internal set, an interpersonal set and an organisational set. Those internal principles that we should be selecting for are people who are humble, curious and compassionate. You cannot embrace intensive care medicine if you are not humble enough, and you... Read more

Key opinion leaders (KOL) in the ICU field are often coming up with fantastic tips for becoming a better leader or clinician. We decided to share our top three with you:1.  Find/Encourage a BalanceBalance is recommended in a variety of areas in life, and so it is with clinical practice too. It’s critical for a clinician to assess the criteria of an... 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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Prof. Jan De Waele

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Towards Safer Ventilation in Critically ill Patients without ARDS

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ICU-Related Dysphagia

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Healthcare Leadership Crisis: the Canadian Solution

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Emergency Medicine in Switzerland

Switzerland is a country of 8.2 million inhabitants, who mostly live outside...

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