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“Intelligent Knife” Tells Surgeon Which Tissue is Cancerous
Image courtesy of Imperial College London Scientists have developed an “intelligent knife” that can tell surgeons immediately whether... Read more
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
Adult education for ICU management: a better way
From multiple organ support therapy to extracorporeal organ support in critically ill patients
Rapid response teams
Liver support in the intensive care unit: mechanism of action and science
Advances in source control in patients with sepsis and septic shock
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
Emergency Department Clinical Fellow
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
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
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
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
Technology Update: Meritas POC Analyzer - Best Decision at POC
There has been a lot of talk at the ESC Congress about sustainable cardiology... Read more
Features The SynoVent E5 is the ventilator you need with the interface you want. It does not only include advanced ventilator functionality for patients ranging from infant to adult, but also a modern, easy-to-use interface. The display can be...
Medos customized tubing sets have been individually designed, so that all customer requirements, depending on application and need can be realized. Furthermore tubing sets can be refined by rheoparin or x.eed coating.
The HAMILTON-C6 represents a new Generation of high-end ventilators. The combination of modularity, ease of use, mobility, and advanced features allows you to individualize your patient's ventilation therapy: - State-of-the-art ventilation modes for...
NovaPort cannulas are designed specially to meet the needs of extracorporeal lung and heart support circuits and perioperative perfusion in minimally invasive heart surgery. All blood-contact surfaces of the NovaPort cannulas are coated with the bio-...
The fully featured ICU ventilator, HAMILTON-MR1, guarantees uncompromised continuous ventilation care from the ICU to the MRI scanner and back. Its reliability and high performance, with advanced lung-protective strategies and patient-adaptive modes,...