ICU and Emergency

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

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

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Airway management is of key importance to all critical care providers and their patients. Unanticipated difficulties during airway management can lead to severe complications or death. However, prediction of difficulties with upper airway access is challenging. Until now the accuracy to predict a “difficult airway” with the current methods or classification... Read more

A striking mural that hangs at Toronto General Hospital of the University Health Network has an interesting story behind it, which Tilda Shalof explains.The more than 10,000 tabs, lids, pins, stoppers, pipettes, syringes, levers, screws and connectors that make up this mural all were used to deliver patient care.  After their one-off purpose, these... Read more

A young woman is brought to the emergency room after being hit by a sports utility vehicle. After 45 minutes of resuscitation, she is pronounced dead. Jonathan Bartels, RN, recalled the case and the vacancy he felt afterwards. It prompted him to develop "The Pause"—taking a few moments after the patient has died, to acknowledge their passing and the... 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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