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Sex-Specific Differences in Survival After OHCA

Sex-Specific Differences in Survival After OHCA

The survival outcomes of out-of-hospital cardiac arrests (OHCAs) can be influenced by many factors including age, the presence of witnesses,... Read more

Emergency Department-Based Intensive Care Improves Patient Survival

Emergency Department-Based Intensive Care Improves Patient Survival

A study of the Massey Family Foundation Emergency Critical Care Center – EC3 found that the implementation of emergency department ICUs led... Read more

Influenza in the ICU

Understanding the Influenza Virus

Diagnosis of the Influenza virus remains a challenge in the ICU. It is vital that knowledge of its pathophysiology and epidemiology is known... Read more

Monocyte Distribution Width as Biomarker for Early Sepsis Detection

Monocyte Distribution Width as Biomarker for Early Sepsis Detection

Existing biomarkers provide limited use for rapid detection of sepsis since they cannot accurately distinguish sepsis from other common conditions... Read more

ICU Diaries Not Useful in Preventing PTSD Symptoms After Hospitalisation

ICU Diaries Not Useful in Preventing PTSD Symptoms

Results of a randomised clinical trial in France indicate that the use of ICU diaries was not helpful in preventing post-traumatic stress disorder... Read more

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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

Over the past few years, inspired by landmark publications, 1,2,3 demonstrating the feasibility, safety and clinical value of transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) performed by emergency physicians (EPs), a number of U.S. hospitals have established TEE programmes based in their emergency departments (EDs). In 2017, the American College of Emergency... 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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Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent

20 Lessons from 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on ICUs and critical...

 Sara Coelho

360 Health Analysis - Breast Cancer Management in Portugal: Patient Journey

Abstract Introduction: 360 Health Analysis (H360) was started...

Dr. Katherine Nugent

How to Run Successful Rounds in the Intensive Care Unit

Rounds in the intensive care unit (ICU) allow for scheduled discussions...

Prof. Flavia Machado

Improving sepsis outcomes in Brazil

Flávia Machado is Professor of Intensive Care and Head of the Intensive...

ICU-Related Dysphagia

Epidemiology, Pathophysiology, Diagnostics and Treatment Due to...

 Michal Kwiecinski

Patient Pathway Digitisation – More Than Meets the Eye

An overview of the patient pathway digitisation process and the tools...

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