ICU and Emergency

Effects of spontaneous breathing during ventilation in ARDS

Previous studies have suggested that the effects of spontaneous breathing during mechanical ventilation in acute respiratory distress syndrome... Read more

Artificial Intelligence in the ICU

The paucity of positive multicentre prospective randomised control trials in ICU settings serves to highlight the challenge of running studies... Read more

Improving guideline adherence for management of donors after brain death

Researchers in Belgium conducted an observational, cross-sectional multicentre study related to donation after brain death (DBD). They performed... Read more

REMEMBER score predicts mortality in patients receiving VA-ECMO after CABG

Prediction scoring systems for coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) patients on veno-arterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (VA-ECMO)... Read more

Use of levosimendan in the ICU

Levosimendan is an inodilator that promotes cardiac contractility primarily through calcium sensitisation of cardiac troponin C and vasodilatation... 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

ICU Management

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

ICU Management

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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Cardiovascular Disease Prevention 2019: Quo Vadis?

Summary: Cardiovascular disease prevention strategies in 2019 remain...

 Kathryn Lindstrom

Sex & Gender Impacts in Cardiovascular Disease: A “Typical” Presentation of Cardiovascular Disease?

Summary: Differences in sex and gender may account for gaps in treatment...

 Colin Buckley

Deep interoperability in healthcare

T he view from KLAS on the state of data access for better care....

Prof. Joachim Herzig

Inotropic Agents for Heart Failure - Wishful Thinking?

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 KLAS Research

Women’s Imaging

As the debate continues over optimal mammographic screening ages and intervals,...

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Quality and safety: the role of the board

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