ICU and Emergency

Pessimism in providing critical care for elderly patients

A recent study conducted in France investigated the association of age with long-term mortality after discharge from the ICU. Another... Read more

Disease history to predict mortality risk in ICU patients

Patients in the intensive care unit are highly heterogeneous, and include elderly patients who generally have a long history of disease.... Read more

Join ICU Management & Practice at #EA19

Euroanaesthesia 2019 begins this 1-3 June in Vienna, Austria, and the ICU Management & Practice team will be there.  Euroanaesthesia is... Read more

Do family members of loved ones who are critically ill and being treated in an intensive care unit at a hospital belong there when clinicians are performing bedside procedures? New study finds many critical care clinicians have conflicting feelings about

Should family members be present in the ICU during procedures?

Should family members of loved ones who are critically ill and undergoing treatment in an intensive care unit be there when clinicians... Read more

Fluid responsiveness in sepsis: the fluid challenge revisiting (FCREV) study

Fluid challenge is a common practice in the ICU. It is one of the most important resuscitation manoeuvres of acute circulatory failure management... Read more

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The ICU is one of the most challenging places to work in a hospital. Caring for and treating critically ill patients is as emotionally demanding as it is physically straining. Burdened with serious illnesses, patients in the ICU often need more attention than patients on regular wards. The nursing job has been complex and stressful before... Read more

TWINSTREAM ® ICU WITH P-BLV ® (PULSATILE BILEVEL VENTILATION) The Austrian critical care ventilator TwinStream ® ICU was designed with the explicit purpose of saving critically respiratory-distressed patients. In particular those patients with severe lung diseases (e.g. ARDS) who can no longer be supported with conventional ventilation. ... Read more

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

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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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 Werner Leodolter

AI-based prediction in clinical settings: can we trust it?

AI is proving its worth in delirium prediction   An AI model used...

Prof. Hans Kristian Flaatten

Caring for very old patients in the ICU

Describes the epidemiology and outcomes for very old patients as...

 António Abrantes

Scatter Radiation Exposure During Mobile X-Ray Examinations

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 Nick Adkins

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Sedation in Acute Brain Injury: Less is More?

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 Robert Lavayssière

COVID-19 in Private Practice: How to Cope With It?

A radiologist in France’s private healthcare sector describes...

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