ICU and Emergency

Protocol Overhaul: Rethinking Pre-Surgical Routines

Despite the trauma associated with invasive surgery, standard surgical protocols often restrict a patient’s diet and exercise before and after... Read more

Regional vs. General Anaesthesia in Hip Fracture Surgery

Adults who undergo surgery to repair a fractured hip and who receive regional (spinal or epidural) anaesthesia may benefit from... Read more

Comic Books Explain ICU, Stroke To Kids

The sudden hospitalisation of a family member is traumatic for anyone old enough to understand the circumstances and consequences of a health... Read more

Zoom On: Professor Jean-Louis Vincent, Editor-in-Chief, ICU Management

We are delighted to feature ICU Management's Editor-in-Chief, Professor Jean-Louis Vincent, in Zoom On. Dr. Vincent is Professor of Intensive... Read more

Proxima Blood Gas Analyser Awarded CE Mark

Sphere Medical, a leading developer of innovative monitoring and diagnostic devices for the critical care setting, is pleased to announce that... Read more

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Insights from the PARAMEDIC2 trial and future improvements Perkins et al. have advanced the long-awaited PARAMEDIC2 trial (Perkins et al. 2018). They deserve to be congratulated for such a well-interpreted and well-designed contribution. The study’s two main outcomes are as follows: the Epinephrine group had a significantly improved inpatient survival... Read more

Human factors are a well recognised cause of discrepancies in patient care that can lead to adverse outcomes. In a busy Emergency Department (ED) setting, when dealing with the sickest patients at all hours and with a rotating workforce, there is an increased potential for inconsistent care despite clear evidence based protocols and guidelines on... Read more

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

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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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