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Educational intervention leads to improved sepsis treatment

The incidence of sepsis – a condition that is associated with high morbidity and mortality – seems to be increasing. Early appropriate antibiotic... Read more

Social support, pain interference impact ICU survivors' quality of life

Experiences during a stay in the intensive care unit (ICU), including pain, delirium, physical deterioration, and the critical illness itself,... Read more

Patient/family-centred care: communication is key

Among critically ill patients and their surrogates, a family-support intervention delivered by the interprofessional ICU team did not significantly... Read more

Early intravascular events may contribute to ARDS development

A new analysis shows that biomarkers of intravascular monocyte activation in at-risk patients were associated with the development of acute... Read more

Understanding the mechanisms of sepsis is key to effective treatment

Sepsis is a leading cause of intensive care unit (ICU) admission in older patients. Currently, however, the only therapies for sepsis remain... Read more

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Rolf Rossaint is a Professor and Chairman of the Department of Anaesthesiology of the University Hospital at the RWTH University Aachen, Germany. Prof. Rossaint has published several high-quality studies dealing with the treatment of severe acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). He has also been actively involved in research on the pathophysiology... Read more

Sapna Kudchadkar is an Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Pediatrics and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Her areas of interest include sleep disturbances in critically ill children, paediatric delirium prevention and management, sedation, and paediatric ICU rehabilitation... Read more

Bernd Saugel, MD, EDIC is a Professor of Anesthesiology and works as a consultant in the Department of Anesthesiology, Center of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany. Prof. Saugel is a specialist in anaesthesiology, intensive care medicine, and internal medicine and holds a European... 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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How to improve patient-ventilator synchrony

2019 16 Apr

Waveform analysis and optimization of ventilator settings Anita Orlando, MD, Servizio di Anestesia e Rianimazione I, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, IT Background Asynchronies are a frequent issue in ventilated patients.1They represent a mismatch between the inspiratory and expiratory times of patient and ventilator,... Read more

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UCI Health: Spotlight on Central-line associated bloodstream infections

2019 30 Mar

Central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI) result from contamination of a central line, a catheter (tube) that is inserted in a large vein in the neck, chest, or groin, used to measure pressures, and to give medication or fluids. CLABSI can occur due to breaks in infection control care practices during insertion of the central line or... Read more

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Behind closed doors – Point of Care Foundation

A recent Point of Care Foundation report provides insights into the pressures...

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Responsible research innovation – heard of that before?

A reminder about who is at the centre of the complex healthcare hierarchy...

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Pre-packed Critical Care Drug Pouch for Acute Patient Care

Human factors are significant contributors to drug error. To overcome...

 Nathaniel M. Sims

Closing the Loop: The Road to Zero Medication Errors

Summary: It is estimated that even today, medical errors are the...

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Transforming Commissioning to Do More With Less: Making Taxpayers’ Money Go Further

How can health and social care commissioners in England reinvent the tools...

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