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Blood Cultures Before Sepsis Treatment

Blood Cultures Before Sepsis Treatment

Severe bacterial infections pose a significant threat to public health, with 1.7 million people in the U.S. infected with sepsis every year.... Read more

Predicting Mortality - The Simple Intensive Care Studies-I

Predicting Mortality - The Simple Intensive Care Studies-I

A clinical examination is usually made by caregivers as a way to detect signs of deterioration in critically ill patients. However, there have... Read more

Improving Outcomes for ICU Survivors

Improving Outcomes for ICU Survivors

In response to the many challenges faced by ICU survivors today, there has been an increasing need to relieve this burden. Despite that many... Read more

Neonatal Early-Onset Sepsis Calculator

Neonatal Early-Onset Sepsis Calculator

In 2007, a study funded by the National Institutes of Health assessed the use of predictive models to calculate the risk of early-onset sepsis... Read more

Large Decreases in ICU-Acquired Infections - National Infection Campaign

ICUs in the UK have seen an 80% drop in bloodstream infections according to NIHR Guy's and St Thomas' Biomedical Research Centre-funded research.... 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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Resource Allocation in Healthcare: Have We Misjudged Societal Values?

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Is Patient Really Empowered in Medical Industrial Complex?

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The role of speech and language therapy in critical care

The role of speech and language therapists (SLTs) in critical care can...

 Erin Sullivan

Educating Physicians to be Leaders

Summary: For the clinician leaders healthcare desperately needs, training...

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