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Hospital Preparedness During COVID-19

One of the biggest challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic has been the delivery of mass critical care. SARS-CoV-2 has put a significant strain... Read more

What is the Relevance of Cytokine Storm to COVID-19?

COVID-19, in its most severe form, leads to life-threatening pneumonia and acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). In patients with this... Read more

Prone Positioning in Non-Intubated COVID-19 Patients

The COVID-19 pandemic has placed unprecedented stress on health care institutions everywhere. Among other interventions, researchers and physicians... Read more

COVID-19: Therapies Targeting Interleukin-6-Mediated Cytokine Release Syndrome

The current pandemic will be remembered for a long time for the huge loss of lives and disruption it caused to the way of life as we know it.... Read more

COVID-19: Vascular Endothelium and Organ Dysfunction

The effect of COVID-19 on endothelial cells (ECs) is emerging to be an important area of research for the effective management of severely ill... Read more

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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

A Talk with Italian Critical Care Physician Enrico Storti Hospitals all over the world are working to rapidly expand their capacity to treat critically ill patients with COVID-19. To find out how hospitals on the frontlines of the pandemic are coping and the lessons learned that could help other hospitals prepare, FUJIFILM SonoSite’s Chief Medical... Read more

Staffing. Burnout. Retention. Quality. You don’t often speak to direct care nurses or nurse managers about their units without these common themes emerging. They’re all elements associated with the health of the nursing work environment — a topic that the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) has been studying for over a decade. ... 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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Oliguria And The Role Of Urine Monitoring In Renal Replacement Therapy (RRT) Management

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

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The Importance Of Continuous Monitoring Of Urine Flow In Critical Care Patients

2020 30 Jun

ABSTRACT This review discusses the importance of continuous, real-time monitoring of urine flow in critical care patients and its potential role in Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) and fluid management in a variety of clinical conditions.  Real-time, reliable monitoring of urine flow enables clinicians to detect early signs of kidney injury, and facilitates... Read more

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Prof. Arch. Simona Agger Ganassi

Prevention and Innovation for the Post-Pandemic New Normal

Prevention and Innovation appear to be basic concepts for building...

 Maria Adele Marino

A step forward for breast radiologists

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Prof. Manu Malbrain

Thoughts on COVID-19 from the International Fluid Academy

An overview of what has been published on fluid strategies in COVID-19,...

Dipl. Pflegewirtin, RN Iris Meyenburg-Altwarg

Resilience: The Airbag for Nurses and Other Healthcare Professions

Summary: Instilling an attitude of resilience in healthcare staff...

Prof. Paul Wischmeyer

Objective Malnutrition Diagnosis and Personalised Nutrition Delivery in the ICU

Poor ICU nutrition delivery remains a challenge worldwide. Objective...

Dr. Nidhi Nikhanj

Six Steps to Implement Bedside Ultrasonography in Critical Care

A Roadmap to Rapid Improvements in Patient Safety This article will...

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