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ISICEM 2014: iMDsoft Presents Unique ICU Data Management Capabilities

The MetaVision clinical information system will be featured at the 34th ISICEM in Brussels, Belgium iMDsoft ® is committed to providing... Read more

New Atrial Fibrillation Treatment Device

As the first hospital in Illinois, the Loyola University Medical Center offers a new high-tech catheter device able to improve outcomes of... Read more

Lung Transplantation Provides Treatment Option for End-Stage Lung Disease

The amount of patients having undergone lung transplantations has increased by roughly 20% over the past five years. For those suffering during... Read more

CE Mark Approval for Covidien’s Puritan Bennett™ 980 Ventilator

Innovative acute care ventilator provides progressive breath technology for improved patient comfort and ease of use for clinicians Covidien... Read more

Delirium Risk in ICU Patients Cut by Melatonin Agonist

New research findings, published online in the February 19 edition of JAMA Psychiatry, show that delirium in older patients hospitalised for... Read more

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Sapna Kudchadkar is an Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Pediatrics and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Prof. Kudchadkar's areas of interest include sleep disturbances in critically ill children, paediatric delirium prevention and management, sedation, and... Read more

Bernd Saugel, MD, EDIC is a Professor of Anesthesiology and works as a consultant in the Department of Anesthesiology, Center of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany. Prof. Saugel is a specialist in anaesthesiology, intensive care medicine, and internal medicine and holds a European... Read more

The acute kidney injury service at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust was launched in October 2015. Key stakeholders were identified and included in the service development from the beginning and throughout which supported the smooth introduction of the service into the hospitals. This included the renal directorate clinical director,... 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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How to improve patient-ventilator synchrony

2019 16 Apr

Waveform analysis and optimization of ventilator settings Anita Orlando, MD, Servizio di Anestesia e Rianimazione I, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, IT Background Asynchronies are a frequent issue in ventilated patients.1They represent a mismatch between the inspiratory and expiratory times of patient and ventilator,... Read more

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UCI Health: Spotlight on Central-line associated bloodstream infections

2019 30 Mar

Central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI) result from contamination of a central line, a catheter (tube) that is inserted in a large vein in the neck, chest, or groin, used to measure pressures, and to give medication or fluids. CLABSI can occur due to breaks in infection control care practices during insertion of the central line or... Read more

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