Weaning from extracorporeal systems in patients with severe COPD
A new study in the journal Critical Care demonstrates the feasibility of implementing veno-venous extracorporeal CO 2 removal (vv-ECCO 2 R),... Read more
New approach in managing patients with septic shock
Sepsis remains the most common cause of vasodilatory shock worldwide. The mainstay of haemodynamic treatment of septic shock is fluid resuscitation... Read more
Applying ICU patients' values and preferences to treatment decisions
U.S. researchers examined how often clinicians and surrogates in intensive care units (ICUs) incorporate critically ill patients’ values... Read more
Sedation in ICU patients - need for standardised protocols
A Johns Hopkins-led study on sedation practices in critically ill patients in a resource-limited setting finds that deep sedation, agitation,... Read more
PERFECT protocol: volume-based feeding in ventilated adults
Underfeeding in critical illness is common and associated with poor outcomes. Researchers in the UK designed a before-and-after study to... Read more
The Future of Haemodynamic Monitoring: From Planet Mars to Resource Limited Countries
From Hydroxychloroquine and Remdesivir to Plasma Administration
The Night Falls in the ICU: Changing Realities for Patients, Relatives & Interdisciplinary Team
Nine Nurse-Recommended Design Strategies to Improve Alarm Management in the ICU: A Qualitative Study
Lessons From the “Very Old Intensive Care Patients” (VIP) Project
In Search of a Crystal Ball: Predicting Long-term Outcomes in Critically Ill Older Adults
Post-Intensive Care Syndrome - Patients and Families Need to Know They are Not Alone
The Post-ICU Patient - Management of Long-Term Impairments After Critical Illness
Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest - Long-term Outcomes and their Predictors
An ever-expanding array of applications have been developed for ultrasound, including its goal-directed use at the bedside, often called point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS). In Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and many other European and Asian countries, neonatologist-performed, targeted POCUS is now a routine practice in neonatal intensive... Read more
Editor-in-Chief, ICU Management & Practice
Jean-Louis Vincent is a Consultant in the Department of Intensive Care at Erasme University Hospital in Brussels and a Professor of Intensive Care at the Université libre de Bruxelles.He is the editor-in-chief of ICU Management & Practice, Critical Care, and Current Opinion in Critical Care and member of the editorial board of many other healthcare... Read more
Megan E. Brunson is the 2019-2020 president of the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) board of directors. AACN is the world’s largest specialty nursing organisation, with more than 120,000 members and over 200 chapters in the United States. Since 2007, Brunson has been the night shift supervisor in the cardiovascular ICU (CVICU)... 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 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
2020 28 Jul
ABSTRACT Renal Replacement Therapy (RRT) is a complex treatment modality for a high-risk, critical care patient population with advanced AKI. While there are still no clear guidelines regarding the timing of initiation and termination of RRT, there is a growing body of evidence supporting the importance of urine monitoring and the clinical significance... Read more
Ethics as Superpower - Primum Non Nocere Against All Pandemic Odds
Use Case COVID-19-ICU Bethany Hospital Germany Medicine is an activity... Read more
Knowledge Transfer to Improve Outcomes in Critically Ill Immunocompromised Patients
An overview on sharing information, improving clinician skills, and... Read more
Pain management through multimodal analgesia in the ICU
Overview and focus on regional anaesthesia Opioid dependency... Read more
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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 The universal set provides all the components you need in one package to perform a cricothyrotomy with either the...
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 airway catheter is...
Intended for assisted fibreoptic intubation and for uncomplicated, atraumatic endotracheal tube exchange. Features and benefits The catheter’s inner diameter (ID), lumen, and distal sideports are designed to enhance airflow. The large...