ICU and Emergency
Laura Czulada, DO, Stony Brook Children’s Hospital

Paediatric Communication Improves with Family Input

Poor communication between medical teams and families can lead to errors and poor-quality care. New research has demonstrated that a multidisciplinary... Read more

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Acute Care Teleconferencing

As time is critical in the treatment of stroke patients, Utah-based Intermountain Healthcare has adopted an innovative teleservices platform... Read more

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Arabs and Jews Get Equal Pain Treatment in the ER

Results of an Israeli study indicate that ethnic differences, including during periods of armed conflicts, have no effect on pain treatment in... Read more

Implementing an ICU Mobility Programme: Management Challenges

The challenges of addressing ICU-acquired weakness with a mobility programme are the focus of a recent article in Clinics in Chest Medicine.... Read more

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Spirituality and Physician-Family Meetings in the ICU

While religious or spiritual concerns are discussed during family meetings in intensive care units, healthcare professionals only rarely explore... Read more

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Wikipedia defines intensive care medicine as a branch of medicine concerned with the diagnosis and management of life-threatening conditions requiring sophisticated organ support and invasive monitoring. 1 To this, I would add the line ‘for the patient’s benefit’ since this alters the above definition fundamentally.    Intensive care is an all-encompassing... Read more

What would you single out as a career highlight?Combining my loves of medicine and art to create a colouring book about the brain, entitled 'A Journey Through the Brain'. This was a collaboration with the very creative and intelligent Prof David Cotter and Prof Mary Cannon at the Department of Psychiatry in RCSI.If you had not chosen this career path... Read more

Zoom On Professor John B. West   Professor John B. West is a renowned respiratory physiologist and researcher. He joined the faculty of the University of California San Diego in 1969, where he still teaches first-year medical students. He is author of Respiratory physiology - the essentials, which has been translated into many languages, and is now... 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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Prof. Damien Gruson

The R-Evolution in Laboratory Medicine: The Need for a New Medical Paradigm

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 Jan Filochowski

Leading and Learning in the Real World

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 Clarence Chant

Clinical Pharmacist Role in the ICU

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 Diku Mandavia

Ultrasound-Guided Procedures: Financial and Safety Benefits

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 Dirk Colaert

Semantic Technology Enables Smart Computers

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 KLAS Research

Women’s Imaging

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