ICU and Emergency

Roche Launches New ProGRP Test for More Precise Diagnosis in Lung Cancer

New test expands cancer diagnostics portfolio and strengthens Roche Diagnostics’ comprehensive tumour marker menuRoche today announced the global... Read more

Ekso Bionics Announces New Utility for Bionic Suit

Bionic Exoskeleton designed by Ekso Bionics. (Image courtesy of Ekso Bionics.)Variable Assist Feature Offers Benefits for Patients Recovering... Read more

“Intelligent Knife” Tells Surgeon Which Tissue is Cancerous

Image courtesy of Imperial College LondonScientists have developed an “intelligent knife” that can tell surgeons immediately whether the tissue... Read more

Masimo Unveils EMMA™ Mainstream Capnograph for Enhanced Assessment of End-Tidal Carbon Dioxide

Masimo EMMA™ Capnograph (Image courtesy of Masimo)Masimo, inventor of breakthrough Measure-Through Motion and Low Perfusion pulse oximetry, today... Read more

My PocketGuru™ Launches the First Emergency Pocket Quick Reference Guide for Healthcare Providers

My PocketGuru™ of El Cajon, CA, a publisher of pocket quick reference guides, announced today the launch of its first pocket quick reference... Read more

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As I usually do when I'm writing, first I'll throw a random fact--not so random--with a slight relation with our subject. The thing is, I lack good metaphors. Some time ago I stumbled on a fantastic article by Holloway discussing a new approach to treating multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis. The climax is: in Switzerland, England and New York, tuberculosis-related... Read more

I think what is important is to have the leaders proactively thinking about the gender issue. Examples? Faculty members need to be inclusive and to mentor young women and to include them in their plans, creating the conditions to allow their participation in committees and boards preparing the next generation of leaders. Journals need to include women... Read more

SYNAPSE-ICU  An international prospective observational StudY on iNtrAcranial PreSsurE in intensive care (ICU), endorsed by the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM), is now enrolling participant centres.   What is Synapse-ICU? Intracranial pressure (ICP) monitoring is the most common neuromonitoring modality used in neurocritical care... 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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 Dalia Hilmi

Behind closed doors – Point of Care Foundation

A recent Point of Care Foundation report provides insights into the pressures...

Assoc. Prof. Julian Dobranowski MD, FRCPC

Structured Reporting in Cancer Imaging: Reaching the Quality Dimension in Communication

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Dr. Alan Spiro MD

Challenging Paradigms: Practising at the Top of Your Licence

Is a division of labour approach in which health professionals limit their...

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Big Data and Cognitive Computing at Point of Care

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Effects of an internal and participatory intervention

Improving the radiological image   Prof. Rui Almeida gives an analysis...

 Abrar Mir

Making Affordable Healthcare Profitable

A win-win for the simultaneous involvement of both public and private funding...

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