ICU and Emergency

Biomarker Predicts Organ Rejection and Death in Heart Transplant Patients

Critical Diagnostics’ novel cardiac biomarker, ST2, could offer a way for doctors to monitor transplant patients versus expensive and risky biopsiesCritical... Read more

Covidien’s Technology Platform to Diagnose Early Lung Cancer Part of New Guidelines of ACCP

Covidien, a leading global provider of healthcare products, announced on May 21, 2013 that its superDimension Electromagnetic Navigation Bronchoscopy... Read more

Welch Allyn Technology Provides Connectivity Between Diagnostic Devices and EMR

Welch Allyn Connex(R) Vital Signs Monitor 6000 Series (Photo: Business Wire)Welch Allyn, a leading medical diagnostic device company that specializes... Read more

Teleflex to Focus on New Anesthesia Solutions at Euroanaesthesia 2013 (“ESA”) in Barcelona

Teleflex Incorporated, a leading global provider of medical devices for critical care, urology and surgery, will showcase its comprehensive... Read more

Abbott Previews Next-Generation Blood Screening Prototype during ISBT Meeting in Amsterdam

Abbott previewed a prototype for the company’s next-generation blood screening system at an event coinciding with this year’s International Society... Read more

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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

What would you single out as a career highlight?Combining my loves of medicine and art to create a colouring book about the brain, entitled 'A Journey Through the Brain'. This was a collaboration with the very creative and intelligent Prof David Cotter and Prof Mary Cannon at the Department of Psychiatry in RCSI.If you had not chosen this career path... Read more

Zoom On Professor John B. West   Professor John B. West is a renowned respiratory physiologist and researcher. He joined the faculty of the University of California San Diego in 1969, where he still teaches first-year medical students. He is author of Respiratory physiology - the essentials, which has been translated into many languages, and is now... 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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