Large Decreases in ICU-Acquired Infections - National Infection Campaign
ICUs in the UK have seen an 80% drop in bloodstream infections according to NIHR Guy's and St Thomas' Biomedical Research Centre-funded research.... Read more
Energy Balance in Obese, Mechanically Ventilated Patients in ICU
Clinical evidence shows that overfeeding critically ill patients is associated with poor outcomes. Obesity is a major challenge in ICU patients... Read more
Opioid Prescribing Trends - U.S., Canada and Sweden
A recent study, published in JAMA Network Open, reported that U.S. and Canadian patients were seven times more likely to receive an opioid prescription... Read more
Procalcitonin-Guided Antibiotic Therapy in Severely Critically Ill Patients
The controversy surrounding the efficacy of the blood infection biomarker, procalcitonin (PCT), for guidance in acute infections and sepsis... Read more
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
Twenty Lessons from 2020: With a Focus on the ICU Perspective
Is Videolaryngoscopy the New Gold Standard for Intubation Following the COVID-19 Crisis?
12 Things to Do to Improve Wellbeing in the ICU
The Challenge of Admitting a Very Old Patient with Sepsis to an Intensive Care Unit
ICU Mental Health in the Ongoing Pandemic: How Will We Be Okay?
Major Adverse Peri-intubation Events in Critically Ill Patients – Update on the INTUBE Study
Practical Strategies in Mechanical Ventilation for Patients With COVID-19 Acute Respiratory Failure
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
Editorial Board Member since 2013
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
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
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
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
Molecular diagnostics in severe respiratory virus infection
Recent trends in virus detection assays and host response biomarkers... Read more
How to analyse past professional experience for future success
Reviewing performance for focused and effective learning A... Read more
Not available in all markets Exceptional Simplicity in a New Generation Electrolyte Analyzer Introducing a new generation electrolyte analyzer that combines the revolutionary microelectronics of the consumer world with new microsensor...
Developed for long-term lung support - approved for 29 days of use Elementary features: • Proven reliability and safety • Certified for 29 days application period • Matching pump sizes for ¼ "" or 3/8"" tubing • x.ellence, a multi-layer coating...
ExThera’s proprietary Seraph 100 Microbind Affinity Blood Filter (Seraph 100) is a first-of-its kind, CE Marked, technology designed to reduce bloodborne pathogens during bloodstream infections. Validated in preclinical studies and in a clinical trial...
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...
Features The launch of BeneFusion pump series represents a milestone for Mindray as it moves into the high-end infusion pump market. BeneFusion pumps deliver the answer to user requirements in terms of safety, accuracy and intuitive use. The sophisticated...