ICU and Emergency

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

Kidney Transplant Chain Saves Six Lives In Australia

Australia’s largest paired kidney exchange saved the lives of six people in recent weeks, but the number of lives affected by the operation reaches... Read more

IHI Interventions Prevent Catheter Bloodstream Infections

Bloodstream infections related to the use of central venous catheters (CVCs) are a significant cause of morbidity and mortality for patients... Read more

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Basic airway management—jaw thrust and mask and bag ventilation should be a basic competence of all health workers. Advanced airway management should not be defined by designation, but by competence. Health systems are different, so one cannot transplant one system to another. But in times where for instance laryngeal mask is replacing endotracheal... Read more

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

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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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Competition in the UK National Health Service

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Social media in healthcare: opportunities and challenges

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 Rachel Dunscombe

Human factor approaches improving EMR usability and satisfaction

The EMR does not have to fail The much-maligned Electronic Medical...

Prof. Djillali Annane

Evidence-Based Care in the Intensive Care Unit

By taking the Hippocratic Oath, physicians commit to practising their...

Prof. Andreas Valentin MD, MBA

Safe Transport of Critically Ill Patients

The transport of critically ill patients for diagnostic or therapeutic...

Prof. Mervyn Maze MBChB

Xenon limits brain damage following cardiac arrest

Xenon and brain injury. Xenon, a chemically inert but biologically...

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