Patient-Centred Critical Care for Multimorbid Patients
Our population is ageing, and with increasing longevity, the prevalence of chronic conditions is also increasing. Multimorbidity is thus becoming... Read more
#ISICEM21: Advances in Resistant Gram-Negative Pneumonia
In an interesting discussion at the 40th ISICEM International Symposium on Intensive Care & Emergency Medicine, Richard Wunderink, Professor... Read more
#ISICEM21: COV-BARRIER Study - Baricitinib for COVID-19
A study was conducted to evaluate the efficacy and safety of baricitinib, an oral selective Janus kinase 1/2 inhibitor, in combination with... Read more
#ISICEM21: Awake Prone Positioning for COVID-19 Acute Hypoxaemic Respiratory Failure
Results from the awake prone positioning for COVID-19 acute hypoxaemic respiratory failure meta-trial were presented by Oriol Roca, Critical... Read more
Coping With the Psychological Impact of Medical Errors: Some Practical Strategies
One Sepsis Fits All? Are There Different Phenotypes of Sepsis? Diagnostic Approaches and Therapies
Rapid Assessment of Fluid Responsiveness and Tolerance With Ultrasound of the Neck Vessels
One clinical factor complicating the work of ICU physicians and nurses is the difficulty of diagnosing nonconvulsive status epilepticus (NCSE)—an invisible condition that must be managed aggressively to prevent lasting damage to the brain. Because the prevalence of NCSE among neurological patients can reach up to 60%, and because it becomes increasingly... Read more
Reliable hygiene is currently a topic that shapes every aspect of our daily lives. More than ever before, the successful fight against dangerous viruses and multi-resistant germs in hospitals and other healthcare facilities is particularly important. High occupancy rates and resulting staff shortages are amplifying the challenge. However, hospital... Read more
Editorial Board Member since 2013
Expert Interview with Prof Shirish Prayag, Director, Critical Care Medicine at Prayag Hospital Shree Medical Foundation and Editorial Board Member, ICU Management and Practice. What is the current state of COVID-19 in India? The current state is really devastating. We are facing a tsunami - not just a wave of patients - but a tsunami, really.... 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
2021 20 Oct
Background Since the end of 2019, the world has been fighting the unprecedented global COVID-19 pandemic caused by SARSCoV-2. 1 This pandemic inspired significant efforts for the development of diagnostic tests, therapeutics and vaccines. 2,3,4 As a result, multiple efficacious COVID-19 vaccines have been developed and authorized in record speed5... Read more
2021 11 Feb
Dennis Begos , MD, FACS, FACRS Associate Director, Medical and Scientific Affairs Nova Biomedical Magnesium in the Human Body Magnesium (Mg) is the 4th most abundant cation in the human body. The majority of it is found intracellularly, more than half in bone, about a third in muscle, and the remaining in soft tissue and... Read more
New Image Sharing Technology Transforms Radiology Services Across Yorkshire
The XERO Exchange Network, a new image sharing technology from Agfa... Read more
The Role of Telecardiology - Lessons from COVID-19 A Missed Opportunity or a New Hope?
At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, with lockdowns and restrictions... Read more
Surge Operations Call Center: Managing Capacity Through Innovation and Collaboration
Early during the COVID-19 pandemic, a newly developed Surge Operations... Read more
Not yet available in the U.S. The most extensively studied and proven glucose measurement technology In addition to studies submitted to the FDA, 168 other independent studies over the last eight years—including 53 critical care studies—have...
The future is about productivity. Productivity is about automation. With increasing pressures on laboratories to improve productivity whilst simultaneously cutting costs, we have made it imperative to enhance the automation tools currently at their...
Safety and efficiency are critical to labs of every size Delivering the accuracy your patients deserve with ease and efficiency. Better together. Partners in performance. ORTHO Optix ™ works with ORTHO ™ Workstation, the only compact...
Fingerstick Capillary Blood Testing for Lactate, Hb, and Hct The StatStrip Lactate and Hemoglobin/Hematocrit Meter system (StatStrip LAC/Hb/Hct) is a handheld, easy-to-use meter system that measures LAC, Hb and Hct at the point-of-care using...
Streamlined for productivity Specifically designed to be easily integrated into each stage of the laboratory workflow all the way from pre-analytic to post-analytic solutions, the VITROS ® 4600 System is a medium chemistry platform with parallel...