ICU and Emergency

New ‘Robust’ Treatment for Stroke Uses Genetic Material From Bone Marrow

In the latest in a series of experiments testing the use of stem cells to treat neurological disease, researchers at Henry Ford Hospital have... Read more

Your Eyes May Hold Clues to Stroke Risk

In a study reported in the American Heart Association journal Hypertension, researchers said retinal imaging may someday help assess if you’re... Read more

For Lung Transplant, Researchers Surprised to Learn Bigger Appears to Be Better

Johns Hopkins-led research finds larger lungs associated with 30 percent increase in survival at one year. Transplant teams have long tried... Read more

Physio-Control & American Red Cross Partner to Help the Public for Sudden Cardiac Arrest Response

Physio-Control LIFEPAK CR Plus AED (Photo: Business Wire) Physio-Control, a leading provider of emergency medical response technologies... Read more

Sepsis Alliance Announces 2013 Sepsis Heroes

Sepsis Alliance, the nation’s leading patient advocacy group promoting sepsis awareness, today announced the honorees for the 2013... Read more

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Vital minutes before unconsciousness The myth that anaesthetists pick the specialty ‘because you don’t need to talk to your patients’ persists. Whether said in jest or disdain this concept gains ground because, yes for much of the time, our patients are mostly ‘asleep’. But this ignores the vital communication that occurs prior to anaesthesia;... Read more

The parameters of the Capstesia app are described. After taking a photo of the arterial waveform on the monitor screen, and cropping it to the signal of interest, the picture is sent to the Capstesia server via a mobile Internet connection. The heart rate and systolic and diastolic arterial pressures are manually entered into the app to determine... Read more

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

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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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Harmonisation of Lab Medicine Across Europe

Under EU Directive 2013/55/EU, harmonisation of lab medicine across Europe...

 Dale Anderson

ClinicalConnect Portal: Improving Patient Care and Efficiency

Beginning in 1996, hospitals in the Hamilton, Ontario, Canada area started...

Prof. Johan G. (Hans) Blickman MD, PhD, FACR, FAAP

If you can’t beat them…join them

Encouraging point-of-care ultrasound to diagnose patients and train new...

Dr. Hans van Schuppen

Why You Should Always Debrief Your Resuscitations

Everyone who is active in resuscitation teams will admit: treating a...

 Jeanne M. Liedtka

The Creative Promise of Design Thinking

You’re much more imaginative than you think, but your workplace — which...

 Brian Orta MHA

Insights Into Personality: Implications in Physician Profiles

According to a scientific study published in 2013 by acclaimed NASA to...

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