ICU and Emergency

Intensive Care Unit Remote Monitoring System will be UK First

A remote 'eye in the sky' will help keep round-the-clock tabs on critically ill patients at Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals thanks to an innovative... Read more

World Federation of Intensive and Critical Care Medicine Congress in Africa for the First Time

When the world’s top critical and intensive care practitioners come to Durban at the end of August they will be telling a story of care that... Read more

Dendritic Cell Therapy Improves Kidney Transplant Survival in Preclinical Model

A single systemic dose of special immune cells prevented rejection for almost four months in a preclinical animal model of kidney transplantation,... Read more

Early Brain Stimulation may Help Stroke Survivors Recover Language Function

Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) The TMS device is a handheld magnetic coil that delivers low intensity stimulation and elicits muscle... Read more

Bringing Long-Term Intensive Care within Hospital Walls could be Cost-saving & Improve Patient Care

A new study shows that hospitals with specialized units combining the compassionate care of hospice and the level of care offered in medical-surgical... 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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 Ruth Endacott RN, MA, PhD

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