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Cannabis Abuse, Dependence Doubles Risk of Heart Attack Post-Surgery

Patients with active cannabis dependence and abuse were nearly twice as likely to suffer a heart attack after surgery, according to a study... Read more

Nutritional Support in Malnourished Medical Inpatients

Patients who are malnourished or at nutritional risk do tend to have poorer outcomes compared to patients who are relatively healthier when... Read more

In-line Filtration Reduces Organ Dysfunction, Inflammation

Patients admitted to the intensive care unit are administered drugs, fluid, and blood products intravenously. In the vast majority of these... Read more

Hydrocortisone Versus Placebo in Patients with Septic Shock

Septic shock is a serious illness that is associated with high morbidity and mortality. A significant number of patients who develop septic... Read more

Using Biomarkers for Mortality Prediction in Patients With Sepsis

Sepsis has always carried high mortality. Even today, with all the latest technology and newer antibiotics, sepsis continues to be a major risk... Read more

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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

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

Over the past few years, inspired by landmark publications, 1,2,3 demonstrating the feasibility, safety and clinical value of transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) performed by emergency physicians (EPs), a number of U.S. hospitals have established TEE programmes based in their emergency departments (EDs). In 2017, the American College of Emergency... 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

ICU Management

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

ICU Management

Intensive Care Ventilators - A Primary Option For Treatment Of COVID-19 Patients In The ICU

2020 06 Nov

Summary &   recommendations regarding ventilators   Intensive care ventilators are normally found in the hospital Intensive Care Unit. This category of ventilators support lung protective ventilation recommended by several international guidelines and the World Health Organization (WHO). An intensive care ventilator must be considered as the... Read more

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Early Mobilisation in ICU: From Concept to Reality - Four Steps to Change Patient Outcomes

For years, 28-day survival was the holy grail of ICU physicians. As ICU...

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Pandemic Prevention Strategies

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed numerous vulnerabilities in global health...

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