Digital Chest Tomosynthesis Possible Lung Cancer Screening Tool
Most lung cancers are detected when patients become symptomatic and have late-stage disease. However, recently, computed tomography (CT) screening... Read more
ALung to Pursue SFDA Approval of Hemolung RAS in China
ALung Technologies, Inc., a leading developer of innovative respiratory assist devices, announced on May 21, 2013 that it has signed an agreement... Read more
KCI Launches Prevena™ Peel & Place™ Dressing with V.A.C.® Therapy Connector
Kinetic Concepts, Inc. on May 22, 2013 launched a Prevena™ Peel & Place™ Dressing with a V.A.C.® Connector, which expands the availability of... Read more
Research Shows Improvement in Survival Rates for Patients Receiving Blood Stem Cell Transplants
Survival rates have increased significantly among patients who received blood stem cell transplants from both related and unrelated donors, according... Read more
Bayer’s Xarelto® Approved in the EU for Secondary Prevention after an Acute Coronary Syndrome
Following an ACS event, one in ten patients will have another major atherothrombotic event (cardiovascular death, myocardial infarction or... Read more
Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for Immunocompromised Patients with ARDS
New Antibiotics for Abdominal Infections: What Can We Expect?
Personalised Medicine in Intensive Care
Antibiotic Resistance in the ICU: Time to Take Things Seriously!
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
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
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
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
Creating a Safety Network for Use in a Clinical Environment
Developing Medical Device Plug-and-Play InteroperabIlity&nbs Read more
European Radiology: Interview with Professor Lluís Donoso, President, European Society of Radiology
As HealthManagement.org The Journal’s imaging Editor-in-Chief, Professor... Read more
Designing a Specialist Cardiologist Service for Rural Australia
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in Australia. However, people... Read more
Medos hemofilters pro are used for efficient and gentle hemofiltration during extracorporal circulation.Medos hemofilters pro do not need to be pre-flushed and can be used immediately. This guarantees a safe and quick hemofiltration.
17 critical parameters from a blood sample as small as 45 µL Not available in the US When the sample is small but your diagnostic needs are big, the ABL90 FLEX PLUS blood gas analyzer provides critical insights with a turnaround time of less than...
Monitor vital signs of sensitive patients with reliable, smart and intuitive technology Not available in the US Sensitive patients, like neonates, require comfortable care. With transcutaneous monitoring, you can easily keep track of the oxygenation...
Patient Dedicated Arterial Blood Gas Analyzer Frequent measurement of arterial blood samples is an important component in the effective management of patients in the critical care environment, particularly those that are unstable. Point of care or...