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Teleflex Receives FDA Clearance for ARROW NextStep Retrograde Femoral Length Dialysis Catheters

Teleflex Incorporated (NYSE:TFX), a leading global provider of medical devices for critical care and surgery, has announced it has received FDA... Read more

Critical Diagnostics' Biomarker ST2 Included in 2013 ACC/AHA Guidelines for Heart Failure Management

Critical Diagnostics announced today that the American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association Task Force jointly released... Read more

Discovery Opens Doors to New Therapies for Sepsis

New research in The FASEB Journal suggests that after severe trauma injuries or extensive burns, many neutrophils become defective and unable... Read more

Study Finds Women Less at Risk than Men for Bloodstream or Surgical Site Infections

A new study from Columbia University School of Nursing supports a growing body of evidence that women are less likely to contract bloodstream... Read more

European Society of Anaesthesiology Launched Safety Kit to Raise Safety Standards across Europe

The European Society of Anaesthesiology (ESA) launched a safety starter kit containing a wide variety of essential resources to help raise... 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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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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