ICU and Emergency

ESA 2014: Maquet Symposium on Modern Inhalation Anesthesia

SPONSORED LUNCH SYMPOSIUM MODERN INHALATION ANESTHESIA, STILL ROOM FOR PROGRESS ? Date: Sunday, June 1st Time: 12.15... Read more

Sepsis Involved In More Than A Third Of Hospital Deaths

A study presented at the American Thoracic Society International Conference in San Diego reports that sepsis contributes to death in one out... Read more

Diabetic Heart Attack Survivors Benefit From Intensive Insulin Therapy

Diabetic patients who received intensified insulin treatment following a heart attack survived for two years longer than patients treated with... Read more

ESA 2014: Covidien Symposia on Sedation and Patient Safety

New vital signs in procedural sedation: luxury or necessity? Covidien Symposium at Euroanaesthesia 2014 Sunday, 1 June, 12:15 – 13:45,... Read more

ESA 2014: Masimo to Present Symposia

Symposium June 1st  Location:  Stockholmässan Room K1 Chairperson:  Jean-Louis Vincent Dates: Sunday June 1st, 12:15 to 13:45 - ... Read more

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As a nurse working in intensive care I have moments in which emotions get much deeper than expected. My own vulnerability is confronting. Do I lose control or do I experience the essence of my job as a nurse? Kathy, your story on YouTube and your saying “the touch that isn’t effective or that didn’t hurt” made a deep impression on me. Every... Read more

Why study endotracheal intubation? Endotracheal intubation (ETI) in critically ill patients is a potentially life-threatening procedure, and approximately one-third of ETIs are complicated by severe hypoxia, cardiovascular collapse and cardiac arrest. Critically ill patients are prone to severe complications as the consequence of the underlying... Read more

Medical decision-making about antibiotic use in critically ill patients is challenging and complex. The need for antibiotic stewardship requires judicious prescription and choice of antimicrobials, as the need for effective therapy has to be put in balance with the need to limit undue selection pressure, and all this must be done in a context of... 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... 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... 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... Read more

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ICU-Related Dysphagia

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 Eleni Patrozou

Antibiotic Management in the ICU

Antimicrobial management in the intensive care unit (ICU) represents an...

 ECRI Institute Welwyn Garden City, UK

Healthcare risk, quality & safety guidance

Violence in healthcare facilities   In the below summary, ECRI...

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Rapid response teams

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 Chris Finnegan

How Design Can Improve the Healthcare Experience

Design Council’s founding purpose was to elevate the UK’s industrial...

 Rowland Illing DM MRCS FRCR

The Affidea Effect: A Global Dose Data Management System

As the biggest independent provider of advanced diagnostic imaging services...

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