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COVID-19 Pandemic: Lessons from Italy

Italy was hit hard by COVID-19. As of April 1, 2020, the country has 110574 documented cases and 13155 documented deaths related to the coronavirus.... Read more

COVID-19: The Surviving Sepsis Campaign Guidelines

The severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) is causing rapidly spreading illness, and COVID-19 has now affected thousands... Read more

COVID-19: From Hydroxychloroquine to Plasma Administration

A number of colleagues and friends from outside the hospital have asked me whether they should take hydroxychloroquine for their COVID-19.... Read more

COVID-19: Quarantine Measures, Laws and Limits

COVID-19 continues to spread, and governments across the globe have imposed quarantines and travel bans. China locked down its cities, Italy... Read more

Allocating Ventilators in a Pandemic

Life has come to a standstill as critical care doctors continue to battle COVID-19. The pandemic has led to shortages of essential goods and... Read more

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Expert Interview with Prof Shirish Prayag, Director, Critical Care Medicine at Prayag Hospital Shree Medical Foundation and Editorial Board Member, ICU Management and Practice. What is the current state of COVID-19 in India? The current state is really devastating. We are facing a tsunami - not just a wave of patients - but a tsunami, really.... Read more

Over the past few years, inspired by landmark publications, 1,2,3 demonstrating the feasibility, safety and clinical value of transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) performed by emergency physicians (EPs), a number of U.S. hospitals have established TEE programmes based in their emergency departments (EDs). In 2017, the American College of Emergency... Read more

The ICU is one of the most challenging places to work in a hospital. Caring for and treating critically ill patients is as emotionally demanding as it is physically straining. Burdened with serious illnesses, patients in the ICU often need more attention than patients on regular wards. The nursing job has been complex and stressful before... 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... Read more

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Why Should We Be Measuring Ionized Magnesium?

2021 11 Feb

Dennis Begos , MD, FACS, FACRS Associate Director, Medical and Scientific Affairs Nova Biomedical Magnesium in the Human Body Magnesium (Mg) is the 4th most abundant cation in the human body. The majority of it is found intracellularly, more than half in bone, about a third in muscle, and the remaining in soft tissue and... Read more

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Intensive Care Ventilators - A Primary Option For Treatment Of COVID-19 Patients In The ICU

2020 06 Nov

Summary &   recommendations regarding ventilators   Intensive care ventilators are normally found in the hospital Intensive Care Unit. This category of ventilators support lung protective ventilation recommended by several international guidelines and the World Health Organization (WHO). An intensive care ventilator must be considered as the... Read more

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