ICU and Emergency

Masimo Unveils EMMA™ Mainstream Capnograph for Enhanced Assessment of End-Tidal Carbon Dioxide

Masimo EMMA™ Capnograph (Image courtesy of Masimo) Masimo, inventor of breakthrough Measure-Through Motion and Low Perfusion pulse oximetry,... Read more

My PocketGuru™ Launches the First Emergency Pocket Quick Reference Guide for Healthcare Providers

My PocketGuru™ of El Cajon, CA, a publisher of pocket quick reference guides, announced today the launch of its first pocket quick reference... Read more

ZOLL Announces Acquisition of the Assets of LIFEBRIDGE Medizintechnik AG

ZOLL Medical Corporation, a manufacturer of medical devices and related software solutions, announced today that it has purchased the assets... Read more

Use Redistricting Maps to Make Organ Allocation More Equitable, Johns Hopkins Researchers Advocate

Using the same type of mathematical formulas used to draw political redistricting maps, Johns Hopkins researchers say they have developed a model... Read more

Beating New Life into a Heart Transplant

University of Sunderland Senior Lecturer in Molecular Biology Dr Noel Carter and PhD Student and trainee surgeon Omar Mownah (image courtesy... Read more

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Insights from the PARAMEDIC2 trial and future improvements Perkins et al. have advanced the long-awaited PARAMEDIC2 trial (Perkins et al. 2018). They deserve to be congratulated for such a well-interpreted and well-designed contribution. The study’s two main outcomes are as follows: the Epinephrine group had a significantly improved inpatient survival... Read more

Human factors are a well recognised cause of discrepancies in patient care that can lead to adverse outcomes. In a busy Emergency Department (ED) setting, when dealing with the sickest patients at all hours and with a rotating workforce, there is an increased potential for inconsistent care despite clear evidence based protocols and guidelines on... Read more

As a nurse working in intensive care I have moments in which emotions get much deeper than expected. My own vulnerability is confronting. Do I lose control or do I experience the essence of my job as a nurse? Kathy, your story on YouTube and your saying “the touch that isn’t effective or that didn’t hurt” made a deep impression on me. Every... 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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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... 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... Read more

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