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Key Target Responsible For Triggering Detrimental Effects In Brain Trauma Identified

Researchers studying a type of cell found in the trillions in our brain have made an important discovery as to how it responds to brain injury... Read more

Kimberly-Clark Announces HAI WATCHDOG Award Winners

Kimberly-Clark today announced the recipients of the third annual HAI WATCHDOG Awards, recognizing the efforts of healthcare professionals working... Read more

ERC: More People Learning How To Restart A Heart Could Save 100,000 Lives Per Year Across Europe

The very first 'European Restart a Heart Day'-to teach members of the public how to help restart the heart of someone who has suffered a cardiac... Read more

iMDsoft Chosen by Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Canada

iMDsoft® announced that Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre has chosen MetaVision® as the clinical information system for all of their ICUs. The... Read more

Teleflex Launches Rusch TruLite Single-Use Laryngoscope System

Teleflex Incorporated, a leading global provider of medical devices for critical care and surgery, has launched the Rusch® TruLite™ Laryngoscope... Read more

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Bernd Saugel, MD, EDIC is a Professor of Anesthesiology and works as a consultant in the Department of Anesthesiology, Center of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany. Prof. Saugel is a specialist in anaesthesiology, intensive care medicine, and internal medicine and holds a European... Read more

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

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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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How to improve patient-ventilator synchrony

2019 16 Apr

Waveform analysis and optimization of ventilator settings Anita Orlando, MD, Servizio di Anestesia e Rianimazione I, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, IT Background Asynchronies are a frequent issue in ventilated patients.1They represent a mismatch between the inspiratory and expiratory times of patient and ventilator,... Read more

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UCI Health: Spotlight on Central-line associated bloodstream infections

2019 30 Mar

Central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI) result from contamination of a central line, a catheter (tube) that is inserted in a large vein in the neck, chest, or groin, used to measure pressures, and to give medication or fluids. CLABSI can occur due to breaks in infection control care practices during insertion of the central line or... Read more

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 Allison Gonzalez DSW, MSW, LCSW

Making the case for social work practice in the care of critically ill ICU patients

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National ICU Quality Indicators Revisited

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Confronting Risk

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Sustainability

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