ICU and Emergency

New Treatment for Stroke Set to Increase Chances of Recovery

University of Leicester (UK) researchers have contributed to a landmark study which has revealed a new way to treat strokes caused by bleeding... Read more

MRSA Infections Cut by More than 40 Percent in Study of Over 74,000 ICU patients in the U.S.

Using germ-killing soap and ointment on all intensive-care unit (ICU) patients can reduce bloodstream infections by up to 44 percent and significantly... Read more

U.S. Hospitals Profit when Patients Develop Bloodstream Infections

Peter J. Pronovost, M.D., Ph.D., senior vice president for patient safety for Johns Hopkins Medicine and one of the authors of the research.... Read more

Echo Therapeutics Announces Successful Unveiling of Symphony® CGM System

Echo Therapeutics, Inc., a company developing its needle-free Symphony® CGM System as a non-invasive, wireless, transdermal continuous glucose... Read more

OrSense Non Invasive Hemoglobin Monitor Is Safe & Accurate for Pre-Donation Screening in Blood Banks

OrSense Ltd., developer of monitors for non-invasive measurements of various blood parameters, announced on May 28, 2013 that its non-invasive... 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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