ICU and Emergency

What's the latest on ventilator-associated pneumonia?"

Ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) is the most frequent life-threatening nosocomial infection in intensive care units. Although bundles of... Read more

Critical care: personalised vs. precision medicine

The current healthcare system tends to be reactive, providing treatment post-onset of the disease, with limited attempts at prevention and prediction.... Read more

ICU Management & Practice most read in 2017

We’ve crunched the numbers and scanned the stats to bring you the highlights of 2017 - our most read and shared journal articles and news. Our... Read more

Alleviating ICU survivors' burden - a consensus of 29

In a review paper, a team of international researchers highlights how critical illness and critical care affect longer-term outcomes. According... Read more

Eye protection in anaesthesia and intensive care - new guidelines

New guidelines on prevention of eye injuries during anaesthesia and intensive care have been developed by the French Society for Anaesthesia... Read more

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Challenges and advantages of engaging a clinical  staffing and management service for your ICU Trusting a third-party partner to staff and manage your ICU isn’t a decision to be made lightly. Your hospital’s reputation is at stake. Even more important, so are your patients’ health and safety. Finding the right partner to help you deliver... Read more

Design for Southmead ICU  It is well established that the Arts have a clear contribution to make in the delivery of an improved healthcare experience for patients, service users and staff. ‘Arts and health are, and should be firmly recognised as being, integral to health, healthcare provision and healthcare environments, including supporting staff.'... Read more

Vital minutes before unconsciousness The myth that anaesthetists pick the specialty ‘because you don’t need to talk to your patients’ persists. Whether said in jest or disdain this concept gains ground because, yes for much of the time, our patients are mostly ‘asleep’. But this ignores the vital communication that occurs prior to anaesthesia;... 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

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Clinical And Economic Effects Of The i-Stat POCT Solution

2016 09 Dec

INTRODUCTION   In Germany, emergency departments (EDs) often suffer from overcrowding, which may lead to stressful working conditions, increased risks for patients and costs for additional staff, as well as for investments in equipment. Furthermore, overcrowding has the potential to extend patient waiting times, in some cases rising up... Read more

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Establishment of Ambulatory Emergency Services at James Paget University Hospital

2016 09 Dec

INTRODUCTION   A study of emergency admissions in England found that over a quarter of admissions did not require an overnight stay (length of stay [LoS] of zero). 1  This suggests that many emergency patients could benefit from ambulatory emergency care (AEC). 1   Fundamental to AEC is the identification and management of patients with... Read more

From Our Journals

 Rachel Clarke

Brexit’s Brutal Blow to the NHS

“I’m sorry. I’m just so sorry.”   It’s 8am. Two junior doctors,...

Dr. Gulrukh Zaidi MD

Point-of care ultrasonography in critical care

A brief overview of point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) in the ICU:...

Dr. Svetlena Taneva

Improving Healthcare: The Role of the Human Factors Specialist

What is human factors? How would you explain to a hospital director...

 Reed Smith

Social media: getting it right in the marketing plan

Leveraging digital resources is the key to successful marketing Reed...

 Temie Giwa-Tubosun

Distributing a life source in Africa

Lifebank has developed crucial infrastructure in Nigeria, enabling the...

Prof. Todd Dorman MD

Adult education for ICU management: a better way

Frequently, formal education sessions crafted for medical professionals...

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