ICU and Emergency

Study: Renal Denervation Fails to Lower BP

A recent study, presented at the meeting of the American College of Cardiology (ACC) in Washington and published by the New England Journal... Read more

Maquet / Pulsion: Cooperation in Advanced Monitoring

EIRUS device for continuous monitoring of glucose and lactate to be distributed by PULSION in Europe.  As part of Maquet’s Critical Care’s... Read more

Study Uncovers Genetic Evidence: Sepsis Caused by Single Bacteria

A recent study undertaken by an international team of academics and published in the academic journal PLOS Pathogens, has investigated the... Read more

Sepsis Study: Same Survival Rate Regardless of Treatment Method

Comparing three treatment methods shows same survival rate According to a five-year clinical study named ProCESS, for Protocolised Care... Read more

Critical Illness Survivors at Risk of Psychiatric Diagnoses, Increased Medication Use

Findings of a study published in the March 19 issue of JAMA show that following their hospital discharge, critically ill patients receiving... 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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ICU Management

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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