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Importance of advanced care planning in elderly trauma patients

New research from University of Alberta highlights the importance of early advanced care planning to improve patient and family-centred... Read more

"Fluid overload" - a poorly-defined term that should be avoided

Clinicians examining an oedematous patient are wont to say that the patient has “fluid overload” or “hypervolemia” or both and propose fluid... Read more

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#EuSEM18: Leadership lessons and the importance of civility

Experienced emergency medicine doctors shared their thoughts on leadership in several sessions at the European Society of Emergency Medicine... Read more

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#EuSEM18: Think aorta! Spreading the word on aortic dissection

Aortic dissection is a rare but life-threatening condition that needs to be recognised in the emergency department. It can be fatal if missed.... Read more

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#EuSEM18: Sepsis in the emergency department - what antibiotics?

Doctors are responsible for reducing antibiotic usage in their hospital, region and country. At the same time, emergency medicine doctors have... 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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