ICU and Emergency

Research Targets Bacteria Behind Hospital-associated Infections

Kansas State University researchers are defeating persistent bacteria known for causing infections in hospitals. The bacteria, Enterococcus... Read more

Splitting Donated Livers Shown to be Safe, Allowing Doctors to Save Two Lives from Single Organ

Donor organ allocation policy could be changed to nearly eliminate waitlist mortality for children —without additional risk to adult recipients.... Read more

Roche Launches New ProGRP Test for More Precise Diagnosis in Lung Cancer

New test expands cancer diagnostics portfolio and strengthens Roche Diagnostics’ comprehensive tumour marker menu Roche today announced the... Read more

Ekso Bionics Announces New Utility for Bionic Suit

Bionic Exoskeleton designed by Ekso Bionics. (Image courtesy of Ekso Bionics.) Variable Assist Feature Offers Benefits for Patients Recovering... Read more

“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

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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

Introduction Up to 85% of critical care patients may experience some form of delirium, but it can be very easily missed (Inouye et al. 2001; Page 2008) particularly in a very busy 24 bedded General Critical Care Unit that is also the regional centre for Trauma and neurosurgery. The unit admits both level 2 and 3 patients within the same clinical... Read more

Challenges and advantages of engaging a clinical  staffing and management service for your ICU Trusting a third-party partner to staff and manage your ICU isn’t a decision to be made lightly. Your hospital’s reputation is at stake. Even more important, so are your patients’ health and safety. Finding the right partner to help you deliver... 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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