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Cardiac Arrest in COVID-19 - Characteristics and Outcomes

A recent report evaluates the characteristics and outcomes among cardiac arrest cases with COVID-19 and the differences between out-of-hospital... Read more

RECOVERY Trial: Tocilizumab in Hospitalised COVID-19 Patients

A large majority of COVID-19 infections are mild or asymptomatic. However, there is a significant portion of individuals who develop severe... Read more

Solidarity Trial Interim Results: Antiviral Drugs in Hospitalised COVID-19 Patients

Mortality trials of four antiviral drugs - remdesivir, hydroxychloroquine, lopinavir and interferon beta-1a were recommended by the World Health Organization... Read more

High-flow Nasal Oxygen vs. Invasive Mechanical Ventilation in COVID-19

COVID-19 has caused thousands of cases of acute respiratory failure with a high mortality rate. However, so far, the use of high-flow nasal oxygen... Read more

Dyspnoea, Psychological Trauma and PTSD

In a recent review, the authors hypothesise that some patients suffer unnecessary psychological sequelae such as depression, anxiety and post-traumatic... Read more

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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

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

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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

ICU Management

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

ICU Management

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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