ICU and Emergency

Use of Non-Invasive Ventilation in Critically Ill Older Adults

In seriously ill older adults or those near the end of life, acute respiratory failure is a common cause of hospitalisation. These hospitalisations... Read more

Awake Prone Positioning and Risk of Intubation in COVID-19

Many COVID-19 patients develop severe bilateral viral pneumonia, which evolves into acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARD). High-flow nasal... Read more

Do We Need to Diagnose ARDS?

Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is the clinical expression of acute, non-haemodynamic lung oedema. It is typically diagnosed by hypoxaemia,... Read more

COVID-19 and Antimicrobial Stewardship

COVID-19 is a new disease. On initial presentation, clinicians can find it difficult to differentiate between coronavirus disease and bacterial... Read more

Increasing Efficiency Without Affecting Patient Outcomes

The economic and clinical fragilities of healthcare systems around the globe have never been more visible than during the COVID-19 pandemic.... Read more

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Reliable hygiene is currently a topic that shapes every aspect of our daily lives. More than ever before, the successful fight against dangerous viruses and multi-resistant germs in hospitals and other healthcare facilities is particularly important. High occupancy rates and resulting staff shortages are amplifying the challenge. However, hospital... Read more

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

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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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Automated External Defibrillators

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Cardiac arrest, or the sudden and abrupt loss...

Prof Henrique Martins

Digital Healthcare Systems

Now More than Ever Digital Healthcare Systems are needed...

Dr. Jeroen Schouten

Antimicrobial Stewardship in the ICU

Treating patients with multidrugresistant (MDR) pathogens is an increasing...

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Six Steps To Implement Bedside Ultrasonography

A Roadmap to Rapid Improvements in Patient Safety This article will provide...

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Consumer Tech Promotes Patient Engagement

Summary: How can healthcare leverage mHealth and the parallel movement...

 Robert Lavayssière

COVID-19 in Private Practice: How to Cope With It?

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