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Study: When to Admit Geriatric Patients and Avoid the ICU

There are four signs in patients over 65 years that indicate they should be admitted to hospital when they present to the emergency department.... Read more

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If you haven't set foot in the wonderful world of Twitter yet, we recommend Getting started on Twitter, which Adrian Wong and Steve Mathieu wrote... Read more

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Handover Checklists Improve Quantity & Quality of Information

A standardised checklist improved the quantity and quality of information shared at handover from the operating room to the ICU, in a randomised... Read more

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C. diff Antibiotics Link, Rapid Wound Infection Detection

Overuse of specific antibiotics is associated with the development of certain strains of antibiotic-resistant C. difficile, according to a retrospective... Read more

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Two Good Reasons to Visit ICU Management & Practice at ISICEMICU Management & Practice will be at booth number #D6-D7, in the registration area,... Read more

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Different preferences based on gender, influence the patient’s perspective of good quality in care and treatment.As future healthcare points towards more outpatient treatment and less hospitalisation, and as the majority of quality-studies are related to patients who are hospitalised or have chronic diseases, it seems interesting to explore the patient... Read more

Although the evaluation of a single intensive care unit (ICU) over time can produce insightful results, self-reflection can lead to excessive optimism or criticism. Benchmarking against other ICUs can provide ICU staff and hospital managers with a broader view and clearer perspectives of targets for improvement. This approach is now used among hospital... Read more

  My app on Intensive care Complete: ABG is for bedside diagnosis. It uses a physiochemical approach and is a mix of traditional approach and Stewart’s. The complete ABG is an app designed for bedside use. The point-of-care version of the app is available for the Iwatch.   Both the Complete ABG and ABG Book are the only apps that use the traditional... 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 a wide range... Read more

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Clinical And Economic Effects Of The i-Stat POCT Solution

2016 09 Dec

INTRODUCTION   In Germany, emergency departments (EDs) often suffer from overcrowding, which may lead to stressful working conditions, increased risks for patients and costs for additional staff, as well as for investments in equipment. Furthermore, overcrowding has the potential to extend patient waiting times, in some cases rising up to 6 hours and... Read more

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Establishment of Ambulatory Emergency Services at James Paget University Hospital

2016 09 Dec

INTRODUCTION   A study of emergency admissions in England found that over a quarter of admissions did not require an overnight stay (length of stay [LoS] of zero).1  This suggests that many emergency patients could benefit from ambulatory emergency care (AEC).1   Fundamental to AEC is the identification and management of patients with acute medical... Read more

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 Julie Benbenishty

Israeli Society of Cardiac and Intensive Care Nursing

The Israeli Cardiac and Intensive Care Nursing Society is very active and...

Dr. Roger Harris

SMACC Chicago

Social Media and Critical Care (smacc)’s third meeting takes place in Chicago...

 Bernd Montag

Healthcare Executive Alliance: Insights For Healthcare Leadership

Healthcare organizations do a phenomenal job. Today, an increasing number...

 Duane Steward

Simulating Stress in Hospital Workflow

COMPUTER MODEL LOOKS AT ER FUNCTIONS, EVEN BEFORE IT’S BUILT   With the...

Dr. Jean-Charles Preiser

Water Administration in the ICU

The management of fluids in critically ill patients is a continuing challenge....

Dr. Heidi Wimmers

Why is Drug Traceability Important in a Hospital?

Implementation at Hospital Alemán in ArgentinaThe acute condition of hospital...

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