ICU and Emergency

CorMedix Receives CE Mark for Neutrolin® Catheter Lock Solution

CorMedix Inc. announced on July 5, 2013, that it received CE Mark approval for Neutrolin®, a catheter lock solution, for patients with central... Read more

Bacteria Communicate to Help Each Other Resist Antibiotics

New research from Western University unravels a novel means of communication that allows bacteria such as Burkholderia cenocepacia (B. cenocepacia)... Read more

New Approaches to Understanding Infection May Uncover Novel Therapies against Influenza

The influenza virus’ ability to mutate quickly has produced new, emerging strains that make drug discovery more critical than ever. For the... Read more

ZOLL Acquires Assets of Coaxia, Inc. - Expands Acute Critical Care Portfolio

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

ImaCor Announces 24/7 hTEE Clinical Support Program

ImaCor Inc., the developer of the world's only hemodynamic transesophageal echocardiography (hTEE™) management device, today announced the... Read more

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Design for Southmead ICU  It is well established that the Arts have a clear contribution to make in the delivery of an improved healthcare experience for patients, service users and staff. ‘Arts and health are, and should be firmly recognised as being, integral to health, healthcare provision and healthcare environments, including supporting staff.'... Read more

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

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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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Dr. Karen Luxford

Rising to the Challenge of Patient-Centred Care

After an hour of describing a recent admission to hospital for treatment...

Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent MD, PhD

Recovery

Recovery after critical illness has received increasing attention in recent...

Dr Gavin Troughton

Current State of Glycaemic Control Practice

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Dr. Joanna Bayley

Medication Compliance Aids - Towards Smarter & Safer Use

Medication compliance aids (MCAs) are used extensively in Bristol. In...

 Patience Fagbenro

Strategic product approval for health companies and regulators

Streamlining regulation for better healthcare outcomes Rationalising...

Prof. Armand Girbes MD, PhD, EDIC

The Burden Caused by Administrators and Managers: a Euro-American Jumble

We argue that a jumble of rules, protocols, checklists has emerged, ‏which...

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