ICU and Emergency

Study: Renal Denervation Fails to Lower BP

A recent study, presented at the meeting of the American College of Cardiology (ACC) in Washington and published by the New England Journal... Read more

Maquet / Pulsion: Cooperation in Advanced Monitoring

EIRUS device for continuous monitoring of glucose and lactate to be distributed by PULSION in Europe.  As part of Maquet’s Critical Care’s... Read more

Study Uncovers Genetic Evidence: Sepsis Caused by Single Bacteria

A recent study undertaken by an international team of academics and published in the academic journal PLOS Pathogens, has investigated the... Read more

Sepsis Study: Same Survival Rate Regardless of Treatment Method

Comparing three treatment methods shows same survival rate According to a five-year clinical study named ProCESS, for Protocolised Care... Read more

Critical Illness Survivors at Risk of Psychiatric Diagnoses, Increased Medication Use

Findings of a study published in the March 19 issue of JAMA show that following their hospital discharge, critically ill patients receiving... Read more

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Megan E. Brunson is the 2019-2020 president of the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) board of directors. AACN is the world’s largest specialty nursing organisation, with more than 120,000 members and over 200 chapters in the United States. Since 2007, Brunson has been the night shift supervisor in the cardiovascular ICU (CVICU)... Read more

A Talk with Italian Critical Care Physician Enrico Storti Hospitals all over the world are working to rapidly expand their capacity to treat critically ill patients with COVID-19. To find out how hospitals on the frontlines of the pandemic are coping and the lessons learned that could help other hospitals prepare, FUJIFILM SonoSite’s Chief Medical... Read more

Staffing. Burnout. Retention. Quality. You don’t often speak to direct care nurses or nurse managers about their units without these common themes emerging. They’re all elements associated with the health of the nursing work environment — a topic that the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) has been studying for over a decade. ... 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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Oliguria And The Role Of Urine Monitoring In Renal Replacement Therapy (RRT) Management

2020 28 Jul

ABSTRACT Renal Replacement Therapy (RRT) is a complex treatment modality for a high-risk, critical care patient population with advanced AKI. While there are still no clear guidelines regarding the timing of initiation and termination of RRT, there is a growing body of evidence supporting the importance of urine monitoring and the clinical significance... Read more

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The Importance Of Continuous Monitoring Of Urine Flow In Critical Care Patients

2020 30 Jun

ABSTRACT This review discusses the importance of continuous, real-time monitoring of urine flow in critical care patients and its potential role in Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) and fluid management in a variety of clinical conditions.  Real-time, reliable monitoring of urine flow enables clinicians to detect early signs of kidney injury, and facilitates... Read more

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