CKD Research Could Benefit From Changes To Progression Measurements
Clinical trials of chronic kidney disease (CKD) are slowed by current standards for estimating the disease’s progression to its end stages.... Read more
By Road or By Air? An Ambulance Costs Analysis
A recent study, published in the Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine, has analysed and compared the costs... Read more
Oral Health in the ICU Needs Attention
Oral health is often of lesser concern in the ICU, according to Dr. Cindy Munro, who gave a presentation recently at the American Association... Read more
Banishing Bacterial Biofilms
With antibiotic resistance a major issue globally, research in Canada may lead to an effective alternative in tackling bacteria. The research... Read more
Kidney Transplant Better Than Home Haemodialysis
Patients who undergo a kidney transplant have better long-term outcomes than those who receive intensive haemodialysis at home, according to... Read more
Volume 22 - Issue 2, 2022
One Sepsis Fits All? Are There Different Phenotypes of Sepsis? Diagnostic Approaches and Therapies
Volume 22 - Issue 3, 2022
Volume 22 - Issue 4, 2022
Volume 22 - Issue 5, 2022
Rapid Assessment of Fluid Responsiveness and Tolerance With Ultrasound of the Neck Vessels
Volume 23 - Issue 1, 2023
Diagnosing Non-Convulsive Seizures in the ICU: Tackling the Top Challenges
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
The Importance of Reliable Reprocessing of Hospital Beds
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
Tsunami of COVID-19 Patients in India
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
White Papers and Case Studies
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
Maximizing the Benefits of COVID-19 Vaccines with the Right Serological Tests
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
Why Should We Be Measuring Ionized Magnesium?
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
From Our Journals
Is Your Leadership Style One Size Fits None?
What if you walked into your favourite coffee shop one day and discovered... Read more
The Future ICU
Critical Care Medicine has existed for many years, but was only recognised... Read more
Feasibility and Potential Benefits of Immersive Virtual Reality in the Intensive Care Unit
Virtual reality (VR) is a developing technology with much current interest... Read more
Point of Care Ultrasound: The Critical Imaging Tool for the Critically Unwell
This article aims to discuss the specific role of point of care ultrasound... Read more
Connecting imaging and information in the era of AI
The 13th edition of Medical Imaging Informatics and Teleradiology (MIIT)... Read more
IVD CAPSULE PSP
For Early Sepsis Detection
IVD CAPSULE PSP The IVD CAPSULE PSP is a rapid, single-use in vitro diagnostic test for the quantitative measurement of pancreatic stone protein (PSP) in blood. The test is intended to be used in conjunction with other clinical assessments and laboratory...
Stat Profile Prime Plus®
Critical Care Analyzer
New Technologies Simplify Use and Offer Additional Tests Stat Profile Prime Plus is a comprehensive, whole blood critical care analyzer that combines blood gases, electrolytes, metabolites, CO-Oximetry, and 32 calculated results in a simple, compact...
iLA activve kits
Long-term lung support
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...
StatStrip® and StatStrip Xpress®2 Glucose Meters
The only glucose meters cleared by US FDA and Health Canada for use with all patients, including critically ill Because of the unacceptably high rate of adverse patient events, including deaths, linked to the point-of-care (POC) use of glucose...
HAMILTON-C6. The next generation of intelligent ICU ventilators
The HAMILTON-C6 represents a new generation of high-end ventilators. The combination of modularity, ease of use, mobility, and advanced features allows you to individualize your patient's ventilation therapy: State-of-the-art ventilation modes...