Study: sepsis-induced DIC associated with high mortality
Researchers in Japan conducted a multicentre retrospective observational study to investigate the epidemiology of disseminated intravascular... Read more
ICU telemedicine - why qualitative research matters
ICU telemedicine traces its beginnings to the 1970s, when an intensivist at a university hospital connected to a single small ICU using audio-visual... Read more
Emergency admission risk: machine learning model works well
Machine learning can be used to analyse electronic health records and predict the risk of emergency hospital admissions, according to a new... Read more
Innovation: call for papers - ICU Management & Practice
Have you introduced a new service, technique or way of working in your ICU or ER? How did it go? What were the lessons learned and challenges... Read more
Alleviating inflammation: new inhibitor could treat ARDS in future
A newly discovered OGG1 inhibitor has been found to decrease lung inflammation in mice and could in future treat acute respiratory distress syndrome... Read more
Rapid response teams
Liver support in the intensive care unit: mechanism of action and science
Advances in source control in patients with sepsis and septic shock
Whole-body ultrasound in the intensive care unit
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
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
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
Resource Allocation in Healthcare: Have We Misjudged Societal Values?
Equitable Healthcare With increased emphasis on financial constraint... Read more
Aiming to heal 80 percent more hearts through the power of partnership
As a leading center in the treatment of cardiac arrhythmias, Oslo... Read more
The ICU-Hear Project: Introducing Live Music for Critically Ill Patients
The ICU-Hear project delivered by the charity Music in Hospitals™ provides... Read more
Intended to facilitate endotracheal intubation in patients where the visualisation of the glottis is inadequate. Features and benefits The blunt, angled tip can be passed blindly into the trachea when visualisation of the glottis is inadequate...
Developed for long-term lung support - approved for 29 days of use Elementary features: • Proven reliability and safety • Certified for 29 days application period • Matching pump sizes for ¼ "" or 3/8"" tubing • x.ellence, a multi-layer coating...
Intended for emergency airway access when conventional endotracheal intubation cannot be performed. Features and benefits The catheter is coil reinforced to prevent kinking.
Features Mindray BeneVision Central Monitoring System is a powerful and scalable solution providing for continuous, real-time surveillance across networks large and small. The system can display patient information from networked monitors, wireless...