Study: obesity improves short-term survival in sepsis
In a large cohort study of 55,038 adults hospitalised with sepsis, short-term mortality (death or hospice) was lower in overweight and obese... Read more
Acute-on-chronic liver failure: criteria for ICU admission
Cirrhosis is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality throughout the world. Patients with cirrhosis may develop decompensated disease... Read more
IROI Study: Intra-abdominal hypertension afflicts 50% of ICU patients
The Incidence, Risk Factors, and Outcomes of Intra-Abdominal Hypertension in Critically Ill Patients (IROI) Study is the first prospective... Read more
'Best CPC' project: causes of death after cardiac arrest
In patients who recover consciousness after cardiac arrest (CA), a subsequent death from non-neurological causes may confound the assessment... Read more
Optimising beta-lactam treatment in the ICU - expert consensus
The French Society of Pharmacology and Therapeutics (SFPT) and the French Society of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine (SFAR) have released... Read more
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
From Hydroxychloroquine and Remdesivir to Plasma Administration
A Talk with Italian Critical Care Physician Enrico Storti Hospitals all over the world are working to rapidly expand their capacity to treat critically ill patients with COVID-19. To find out how hospitals on the frontlines of the pandemic are coping and the lessons learned that could help other hospitals prepare, FUJIFILM SonoSite’s Chief Medical... Read more
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
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
2020 30 Jun
ABSTRACT This review discusses the importance of continuous, real-time monitoring of urine flow in critical care patients and its potential role in Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) and fluid management in a variety of clinical conditions. Real-time, reliable monitoring of urine flow enables clinicians to detect early signs of kidney injury, and facilitates... Read more
2020 24 Mar
The Current Situation and Challenge of COVID-19 Over 170,000 people have been diagnosed with COVID-19. The number of confirmed cases outside the Chinese mainland has already reached over 90,000. On March 11th, WHO officially declared COVID-19 a pandemic. No doubt that mechanical ventilation is one of the most effective therapy strategies... Read more
How the Digitisation of ICU can Power the Fight Against COVID-19
GE Healthcare introduces an out-of-the-box COVID-19 tailored solution... Read more
Healthcare Executive Alliance: Insights For Healthcare Leadership
Healthcare organizations do a phenomenal job. Today, an increasing number... Read more
Intended to establish emergency airway access when endotracheal intubation cannot be performed. Features and benefits This comprehensive and compact set provides you with everything you need. Airway access is achieved by using the...
Intended to assist in the placement of an endotracheal tube during difficult or emergency airway access procedures where visualisation of the vocal cords is not possible secondary to secretions, blood and/or anatomic anomalies. Features and...
Intended to establish emergency airway access when endotracheal intubation cannot be performed. Features and benefits Airway access is achieved by using the Seldinger technique via the cricothyroid membrane. The uncuffed airway...
Single Lumen Dual Port Nasogastric Feeding and Drainage Tube Designed for the ICU Compat Dualport is designed to help simplify gastric drainage and administration of nutrition, fluids and medications by the use of one single tube for both operations....
Extracorporeal organ support for enhanced patient well-being Dedicated technology combines both heart and lung support in one single platform – a platform that is universally usable, individual, safe, and compatible with applications of our parent...