- Study: video laryngoscopy does not improve ER/ICU intubation outcomes
- Does prehospital cooling help achieve target temperature after OHCA?
- Optimal approach to mechanical ventilation after cardiac arrest
- Clinical efficacy of high flow nasal cannula oxygenation
- What's the effective antibiotic dosing in critically ill patients?
Penumbra Launches the Newest Clot Extraction Device to Treat Acute Ischemic Stroke Patients
Penumbra, Inc. announced the launch and wide availability of the 5MAX™ ACE, a next generation clot extraction device that uses aspiration alone... Read more
myAnesthesia by iMDsoft is Now Listed with the FDA
iMDsoft®, a leader in Anesthesia Information Management Systems, announced that myAnesthesiaTM is now a Class 1 FDA listed medical device.“Anesthesiologists... Read more
CorMedix Receives CE Mark for Neutrolin® Catheter Lock Solution
CorMedix Inc. announced on July 5, 2013, that it received CE Mark approval for Neutrolin®, a catheter lock solution, for patients with central... Read more
Bacteria Communicate to Help Each Other Resist Antibiotics
New research from Western University unravels a novel means of communication that allows bacteria such as Burkholderia cenocepacia (B. cenocepacia)... Read more
New Approaches to Understanding Infection May Uncover Novel Therapies against Influenza
The influenza virus’ ability to mutate quickly has produced new, emerging strains that make drug discovery more critical than ever. For the... Read more
Personalised Medicine in Intensive Care
Antibiotic Resistance in the ICU: Time to Take Things Seriously!
Extracorporeal Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation: Who Could Benefit?
Adult education for ICU management: a better way
Attending Physician, Intensive Care Unity.
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
ICU Management & Practice Editorial Board Member
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
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
Improving Healthcare: The Role of the Human Factors Specialist
What is human factors? How would you explain to a hospital director why... Read more
The fully featured ICU ventilator, HAMILTON-MR1, guarantees uncompromised continuous ventilation care from the ICU to the MRI scanner and back. Its reliability and high performance, with advanced lung-protective strategies and patient-adaptive modes,...
The technical and clinical reference standard for all B·R·A·H·M·S PCT assays. All clinical cut-offs and algorithms were developed based on B·R·A·H·M·S PCT sensitive KRYPTOR. Homogeneous immunoassay for the quantitative d
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...
The HAMILTON-C1 neo is a versatile neonatal ventilator that combines invasive and noninvasive modes with the additional options of nCPAP and high flow oxygen therapy. The integrated turbine allows it to be operated independently of a compressed air supply....
The HAMILTON-C6 represents a new Generation of high-end ventilators. The combination of modularity, ease of use, mobility, and advanced features allows you to individualize your patient's ventilation therapy: - State-of-the-art ventilation modes for adult,...