ESICM LIVES 2013: Critical Care Research Thinking Big
Critical care researchers need to think big, and think global, said John Marshall (Canada), in his keynote lecture at ESICM 2013. Breakthroughs... Read more
ESICM LIVES 2013: Can We Prevent Medication Errors in the ICU?
Medication errors can be prevented, but there is no one simple solution, according to the expert speakers at ESICM LIVES 2013. Medication... Read more
MAQUET Launches SERVO-U™, the New Intuitive Platform for Ventilation in Critical Care
New Intuitive Modular Platform Enhances User Confidence to Tailor Treatments to Individual Patient Conditions. SERVO-U is the Next Step Forward... Read more
ESICM LIVES 2013: Key Role for Intensivists in Global Health
Critical care medicine has transformed medicine, but can do even more by changing the way global health operates, said Professor Jeremy Farrar,... Read more
Researchers Uncover Keys to Antibiotic Resistance in MRSA
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is shown in the background (in gray). This figure depicts domains and key ligands of the... Read more
Whole-body ultrasound in the intensive care unit
New ESPEN Guidelines for Nutrition in the Critically Ill: Help, What Happened!?
Objective Malnutrition Diagnosis and Personalised Nutrition Delivery in the ICU
The Future of Haemodynamic Monitoring: From Planet Mars to Resource Limited Countries
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
Rolf Rossaint is a Professor and Chairman of the Department of Anaesthesiology of the University Hospital at the RWTH University Aachen, Germany. Prof. Rossaint has published several high-quality studies dealing with the treatment of severe acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). He has also been actively involved in research on the pathophysiology... Read more
Sapna Kudchadkar is an Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Pediatrics and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Her areas of interest include sleep disturbances in critically ill children, paediatric delirium prevention and management, sedation, and paediatric ICU rehabilitation... Read more
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
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
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
Computed Tomography with Computer-Aided Detection for Lung Cancer Screening
Several medical societies recommend annual lung cancer screening with... Read more
Virtual Reality in the Intensive Care Unit: State of Play and Future Prospects
An overview of the practical uses of virtual reality in the ICU and... Read more
Intended for uncomplicated, atraumatic endotracheal tube exchange. Features and benefits The blunt, soft, and flexible tip of the catheter is atraumatic to internal structures. The distal section of the catheter is flexible. The extra-firm...
Intended for emergency airway access when conventional endotracheal intubation cannot be performed. Features and benefits The catheter is coil reinforced to prevent kinking. Emergency Transtracheal Airway Catheter procedural...
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