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Top ICU Stories of 2019

As we move into 2020, here's a quick recap of our most clicked stories in ICU in 2019:  Using Biomarkers for Mortality Prediction in... Read more

Transfusions Using Fresh Red Blood Cells vs Older Cells

In critically ill children, transfusion is quite frequent. A 2009-2010 study reports that approximately 10 to 20% of critically ill children... Read more

Risk Factors for ARDS in Mechanically Ventilated Adults

Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is an inflammatory process that could lead to diffuse oedema and hypoxaemic respiratory failure.... Read more

Biomarker-Guided Antibiotic Stewardship in Suspected Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia

Ventilator-associated pneumonia carries enormous morbidity and mortality, including prolonging hospital stay and increasing the cost of... Read more

Cannabis Abuse, Dependence Doubles Risk of Heart Attack Post-Surgery

Patients with active cannabis dependence and abuse were nearly twice as likely to suffer a heart attack after surgery, according to a study... Read more

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One clinical factor complicating the work of ICU physicians and nurses is the difficulty of diagnosing nonconvulsive status epilepticus (NCSE)—an invisible condition that must be managed aggressively to prevent lasting damage to the brain. Because the prevalence of NCSE among neurological patients can reach up to 60%, and because it becomes increasingly... Read more

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

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

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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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Abionic's Unique Sepsis Detection Solution

2022 21 Apr

Based in Switzerland, Abionic is an in vitro diagnostic company, uniquely positioned at the intersection of medical technology, biotechnology and nanotechnology. The company has developed an unparalleled nanofluidic technology-based platform, the abioSCOPE® to offer patients fast blood test results right at the Point-of-Care (PoC). The abioSCOPE® is... Read more

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Maximizing the Benefits of COVID-19 Vaccines with the Right Serological Tests

2021 20 Oct

Background  Since the end of 2019, the world has been fighting the unprecedented global COVID-19 pandemic caused by SARSCoV-2. 1 This pandemic inspired significant efforts for the development of diagnostic tests, therapeutics and vaccines. 2,3,4 As a result, multiple efficacious COVID-19 vaccines have been developed and authorized in record speed5... Read more

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Dr Christina Åkerman

Restoring Healthcare to Its Purpose

Healthcare leaders around the world and in Europe in particular are...

Dr. David Kloeck

Resuscitation in Resource-Poor Settings – A Southern Africa Experience

Worldwide, there are over 17 million cardiovascular deaths each year,...

 Alika LaFontaine

One Nation, Two Healthcare Systems

The Canadian medical system has integrated several paradigm-shifting...

Dr Gilbert Bejjani

New Care Delivery Paradigms

The added value of shifting traditional inpatient surgeries to...

 Aitor López-González

The Role of a Mortality Review Committee in a Paediatric and Maternity Hospital

There is little information in the current literature on the organisation...

Prof Florencio Travieso

Healthcare Data: A Holy Grail for Data Monetisation

With the increased circulation of healthcare data, data monetisation...

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