ICU and Emergency

Boston Startup Wants to Harness ICU Data to Help Doctors Make Better Decisions

A Boston startup wants to bring smart analytics to critical care in order to help doctors spot and treat at-risk patients.The intensive care... Read more

Pediatric-Specific Bundle Offers New Strategy to Prevent Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia in Children

Implementation of a bundle for prevention of ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) in critically ill infants and children may lead to lower rates... Read more

Echo Therapeutics Initiates CE Mark Clinical Trial of its Symphony® CGM System

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

Astute Medical, Inc. To Host Educational Symposium At Critical Care Nephrology Meeting

Astute Medical, Inc. will host an educational symposium bringing together an international panel of medical experts to discuss how newly validated... Read more

Using ‘Bacteria-Eaters’ to Prevent Infections on Medical Implant Materials

Viruses that infect and kill bacteria — used to treat infections in the pre-antibiotic era a century ago and in the former Soviet Union today... Read more

Latest Journals

Previous Next

Blog Posts

Over time, I think we are going to recognise that we can’t continue to develop or introduce new technology. Because of cost we are going have to be satisfied with the technologies that we have. I think the future of intensive care will be smaller as people get healthier. They are going to be less likely to come into intensive care units and more likely... Read more

Leland Kaiser, Hospital Futurist says, "The hospital is a human intervention and as such, can be reinvented at any time." With rapid advancement in technology and architecture, the hospitals of tomorrow are likely to be more home than hospital. The Intensive Care Unit is no different and the layout and structure of future ICUs is likely to be very different... Read more

Wikipedia defines intensive care medicine as a branch of medicine concerned with the diagnosis and management of life-threatening conditions requiring sophisticated organ support and invasive monitoring. 1 To this, I would add the line ‘for the patient’s benefit’ since this alters the above definition fundamentally.    Intensive care is an all-encompassing... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

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 a wide range... Read more

ICU Management

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

ICU Management

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

From Our Journals

Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent

Editorial: Safety

The publication of the landmark Institute of Medicine report To Err is...

 Clarence Chant

Clinical Pharmacist Role in the ICU

We provide an overview of the various facets of pharmacist practice in...

Prof. Lorenzo Bonomo

Professor Lorenzo Bonomo, ESR President

1. What are your key areas of interest and research? The chest was my...

 Eric Poiseau

Eric Poiseau

IHE Europe Technical Project Manager Inria          &nb

 Alika LaFontaine

One Nation, Two Healthcare Systems

The Canadian medical system has integrated several paradigm-shifting t...

 ECRI Institute

Computed Tomography with Computer-Aided Detection for Lung Cancer Screening

Several medical societies recommend annual lung cancer screening with low-dose...

icu management, critical care management, critical care practiceFind ICU management and scientific management articles in intensive and critical care. Official ISICEM Journal, leadership tips, events and tweets.

Highlighted Products