ICU and Emergency

Following CDC Protocols Cuts Dialysis Bloodstream Infections in Half in the U.S.

CDC provides tools to help all U.S. dialysis facilities reduce potentially deadly infectionsOn May 13, 2013, the Centers for Disease Control... Read more

One in Five Americans Report Visiting Emergency Room at Least Once in the Past Year

In 2011, 20 percent of U.S. adults reported at least one emergency room visit in the past year, and 7 percent reported two or more visits,... Read more

Integrity Applications Receives CE Mark for Its GlucoTrack® Model DF-F Glucose Monitoring Device

Integrity Applications, Inc. (OTC/QB: IGAP) announced on June 4, 2013 that it has received CE Mark approval for its GlucoTrack® DF-F non-invasive... Read more

Groundbreaking 3D Printed Device Saved Baby’s Life by Restoring His Breathing

Bioresorbable splint used for first time, successfully stopped life-threatening tracheobronchomalacia, case featured... Read more

Interventional Stroke Therapy Needs Further Study in Clinical Trials, Mayo Clinic Researchers Say

Devices snaked into the brain artery of a patient experiencing a stroke that either snatch and remove the offending clot or pump a dissolving... Read more

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  My app on Intensive care Complete: ABG is for bedside diagnosis. It uses a physiochemical approach and is a mix of traditional approach and Stewart’s. The complete ABG is an app designed for bedside use. The point-of-care version of the app is available for the Iwatch.   Both the Complete ABG and ABG Book are the only apps that use the traditional... Read more

In 2016 I would never have guessed that a year later I would encounter a significant career change. Since the age of 17 I was incredibly passionate about the Ambulance Service and I was overjoyed when I got my Paramedic registration, aged 20, after two years training at university and in-service. The sense of achievement was astonishing and since then... Read more

The procedure specific postoperative pain management (PROSPECT) initiative provides evidence-based procedure-specific guidelines for postoperative pain management. This is really important, because the problem is that guidelines on postoperative pain management are broad and are not procedure-specific. Every type of surgery requires its own type of... 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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