ICU and Emergency

End-of-Life Practices in European ICUs - From 1999 to 2016

In intensive care units, death often occurs after a decision to limit life-sustaining interventions. But there are significant differences... Read more

Targeted Temperature Management: HYPERION Trial

Moderate therapeutic hypothermia is recommended in patients with persistent coma after resuscitated out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in order... Read more

#LIVES2019: Findings from the TOPMAST Study

In an interesting session at #LIVES2019, Dr. Niels Van Regenmortel from Antwerp University Hospital, Belgium, presented findings from the TOPMAST... Read more

#LIVES2019: Vitamin C for Sepsis

Dr. Alpha A. Fowler of Virginia Commonwealth University presented findings from the CITRIS-ALI trial that studied the role of vitamin C... Read more

#LIVES2019: Should We Treat Fever in Critically Ill Patients Without Acute Brain Pathology?

In one of the sessions at #LIVES2019 in Berlin, Prof. Frank Van Haren of Canberra Hospital, Australia, presented findings from the Randomised... 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

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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

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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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Adj. A/Prof. Glenn Eastwood

Targeted Therapeutic Mild Hypercapnia After Cardiac Arrest

Cardiac arrest (CA) causes ischaemic brain injury and persistent cerebral...

Dr. Jürgen Fortin

Setting New Standards in Syncope Management

Syncope is a heterogeneous syndrome with complex underlying mechanisms....

Prof. Rolf Rossaint

European guidelines on the management of traumatic induced bleeding

Interview with Rolf Rossaint, Prof. of Anaesthesiology, RWTH University...

Dr. Tom Schepens

Using ultrasound to prevent diaphragm dysfunction

Diaphragm ultrasound is a valuable tool to diagnose and prevent ventilator...

 Parthasarathy Raghava

Current Developments in the European PCI Devices Market

Coronary artery disease (CAD) is one of the major causes of death worldwide...

Prof. Stefan Heinemann

Smart hospital ethics: starting the dialogue

With the advent of smart hospitals, the digital future of clinical medicine...

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