ICU and Emergency

Partial Livers from Deceased Donors Saving the Lives of Infants

New research reveals that transplantation of partial livers from deceased adult and teen donors has become less risky for infants and young... Read more

Exercise for Stroke Patients' Brains

A new study finds that stroke patients' brains show strong cortical motor activity when observing others performing physical tasks – a finding... Read more

Mayo Clinic Telemedicine Study Under Way in Rural Honduras

Every day, thousands of volunteer medical relief groups offer care to patients and assistance to understaffed medical teams in remote, underdeveloped... Read more

Teleflex Acquires Innovative Technology for Laryngeal Masks and other Airway Management Devices

Teleflex Incorporated, a leading global provider of medical devices for critical care and surgery, announced on June 11, 2013 it acquired the... Read more

EMSC Announces New Company Name, Unveils New Company Logo

Emergency Medical Services Corporation (the “Company”), a leading provider of physician-led, outsourced medical services in the United States,... Read more

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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 needs 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

With a technology like point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS), there are two options for how to develop this technology and spread it in the community. Either you bring technology and have people use it, or you realise that the value of technology by itself is very limited without augmenting it by providing education. I use the example of the stethoscope,... Read more

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ICU Management

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

ICU Management

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

ICU Management

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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 Kristin Baird

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Crises in health sector and pharmaceutical companies

A crisis action plan is necessary to avert negative fallout   Most c...

 John (Ioannis) Damilakis

European Diagnostic Reference Levels for Paediatric Imaging

An update on the EC tender project PiDRL Despite a large number of studies...

 Amit N. Thakker

Africa healthcare federation one continent: one team

To meet the pressing need for affordable, quality and equitable healthcare,...

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Rationalising Standard Laboratory Measurements

Laboratory measurements are widely used in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU)....

Adj. A/Prof. Glenn Eastwood

Targeted Therapeutic Mild Hypercapnia After Cardiac Arrest

Cardiac arrest (CA) causes ischaemic brain injury and persistent cerebral...

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