Circulation 62% More Likely to Return with ZOLL AutoPulse
ZOLL® Medical Corporation, a manufacturer of medical devices and related software solutions, announced on June 6, 2013, that a paper just published... Read more
Philips Announces Completion of Patient Enrolment in Therapeutic Hypothermia Study
CHILL-MI study to further evaluate the safety and effectiveness of the InnerCool RTx endovascular cooling system to reduce reperfusion injury... Read more
Boston Startup Wants to Harness ICU Data to Help Doctors Make Better Decisions
A Boston startup wants to bring smart analytics to critical care in order to help doctors spot and treat at-risk patients.The intensive care... Read more
Pediatric-Specific Bundle Offers New Strategy to Prevent Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia in Children
Implementation of a bundle for prevention of ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) in critically ill infants and children may lead to lower rates... Read more
Echo Therapeutics Initiates CE Mark Clinical Trial of its Symphony® CGM System
Echo Therapeutics, Inc., a company developing its needle-free Symphony® CGM System as a non-invasive, wireless continuous glucose monitoring... Read more
New Antibiotics for Abdominal Infections: What Can We Expect?
Personalised Medicine in Intensive Care
Antibiotic Resistance in the ICU: Time to Take Things Seriously!
Extracorporeal Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation: Who Could Benefit?
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 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
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
What Are the Keys to Attracting and Retaining Qualified Staff in Healthcare?
For the CEO 's of many organisations in the healthcare industry, attracting... Read more
Early Diagnosis and Prediction of Acute Kidney Injury
penKid – A Dynamic Inflammation-Independent Biomarker Of Kidney (Dys)f... Read more
Animal-assisted activity in the intensive care unit
Outlines some basic considerations for ICU providers interested in inc... Read more
NovaPort cannulas are designed specially to meet the needs of extracorporeal lung and heart support circuits and perioperative perfusion in minimally invasive heart surgery.All blood-contact surfaces of the NovaPort cannulas are coated with the bio- and...
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-T1 combines for the first time the functionality of a fully featured intensive care unit ventilator with the compactness and ruggedness required for transport. This is why the HAMILTON-T1 enables you to provide optimal ventilation therapy...