- #ISICEM19: Prof. Marco Ranieri - findings from SUPERNOVA trial/plans for SUPERNOVA 2
- #ISICEM19: Custom-built antibiotic stewardship for the ED - Dr. Michael Pulia
- #ISICEM19: Prof. Jean-Pierre Frat presents results of the FLORALI-2 trial
- #ISICEM19: Opioids in critical care - Professor Hannah Wunsch
- #ISICEM19: Prof. Giovanni Landoni presents results of the MYRIAD Trial
Finding the best strategy to improve weaning outcomes
Respiratory muscle dysfunction, being a common cause of weaning failure, is strongly associated with prolonged mechanical ventilation (MV) and... Read more
Tracheal intubation in critical care - expert guidelines
New guidelines published in the British Journal of Anaesthesia describe a comprehensive strategy to optimise oxygenation, airway management,... Read more
Extracorporeal life support: evidence-based practice needed
The use of extracorporeal life support (ECLS) in adults has grown exponentially in the last decade, fuelled in large part by technological advances... Read more
How effective is procalcitonin-guided antibiotic therapy?
Using biomarkers as a guide to tailor the duration of antibiotic treatment in respiratory infections is an attractive hypothesis assessed in... Read more
From multiple organ support therapy to extracorporeal organ support in critically ill patients
Rapid response teams
Liver support in the intensive care unit: mechanism of action and science
Advances in source control in patients with sepsis and septic shock
Whole-body ultrasound in the intensive care unit
The acute kidney injury service at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust was launched in October 2015. Key stakeholders were identified and included in the service development from the beginning and throughout which supported the smooth introduction of the service into the hospitals. This included the renal directorate clinical director,... Read more
Introduction Up to 85% of critical care patients may experience some form of delirium, but it can be very easily missed (Inouye et al. 2001; Page 2008) particularly in a very busy 24 bedded General Critical Care Unit that is also the regional centre for Trauma and neurosurgery. The unit admits both level 2 and 3 patients within the same clinical... Read more
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
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
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
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
The Future of ICU Prediction Scores in the Era of 'Big Data'
Fuelled by the growth in electronic medical record (EMR) adoption, the... Read more
Electronic clinical handover: a simple solution to a complex problem
A simple solution to a complex problem. Implementing electronic c... Read more
Early Human Resources Involvement In M&A Essential For Success
With Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) activity at a high in healthcare... Read more
The HAMILTON-C6 represents a new Generation of high-end ventilators. The combination of modularity, ease of use, mobility, and advanced features allows you to individualize your patient's ventilation therapy: - State-of-the-art ventilation modes for...
The Evolution of Simplicity Inspired by the needs of customers, Mindray patient monitors adopt advanced technologies and transform them into accessible innovation. The ePM delivers excellent visual experience, intelligent operation, accurate...
The fully featured ICU ventilator, HAMILTON-MR1, guarantees uncompromised continuous ventilation care from the ICU to the MRI scanner and back. Its reliability and high performance, with advanced lung-protective strategies and patient-adaptive modes,...
The HAMILTON-C1 neo is a versatile neonatal ventilator that combines invasive and noninvasive modes with the additional options of nCPAP and high flow oxygen therapy. The integrated turbine allows it to be operated independently of a compressed air supply....
The HAMILTON-T1 combines for the first time the functionality of a fully featured intensive care unit ventilator with the compactness and ruggedness required for transport. This is why the HAMILTON-T1 enables you to provide optimal ventilation therapy...