Sleeping with the enemy: C.difficile infection in ICU
There has been an increase in the number and severity of Clostridium difficile infections (CDI) in all medical settings, including the intensive... Read more
Probiotics can help prevent ventilator-associated pneumonia
Ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) is still an important cause of morbidity and mortality in mechanically ventilated patients. A new analysis... Read more
Are lung recruitment manoeuvres beneficial to ARDS patients?
Previous research suggests that lung recruitment manoeuvres (LRMs) may prevent ventilator-induced lung injury and improve survival in patients... Read more
Driving pressure and hospital mortality in non-ARDS patients
According to researchers in Canada, driving pressure was not associated with hospital mortality in a cohort of mechanically ventilated, critically... Read more
New ESPEN Guidelines for Nutrition in the Critically Ill: Help, What Happened!?
Objective Malnutrition Diagnosis and Personalised Nutrition Delivery in the ICU
The Future of Haemodynamic Monitoring: From Planet Mars to Resource Limited Countries
From Hydroxychloroquine and Remdesivir to Plasma Administration
A Talk with Italian Critical Care Physician Enrico Storti Hospitals all over the world are working to rapidly expand their capacity to treat critically ill patients with COVID-19. To find out how hospitals on the frontlines of the pandemic are coping and the lessons learned that could help other hospitals prepare, FUJIFILM SonoSite’s Chief Medical... Read more
Staffing. Burnout. Retention. Quality. You don’t often speak to direct care nurses or nurse managers about their units without these common themes emerging. They’re all elements associated with the health of the nursing work environment — a topic that the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) has been studying for over a decade. ... Read more
Rolf Rossaint is a Professor and Chairman of the Department of Anaesthesiology of the University Hospital at the RWTH University Aachen, Germany. Prof. Rossaint has published several high-quality studies dealing with the treatment of severe acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). He has also been actively involved in research on the pathophysiology... Read more
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
2020 30 Jun
ABSTRACT This review discusses the importance of continuous, real-time monitoring of urine flow in critical care patients and its potential role in Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) and fluid management in a variety of clinical conditions. Real-time, reliable monitoring of urine flow enables clinicians to detect early signs of kidney injury, and facilitates... Read more
2020 24 Mar
The Current Situation and Challenge of COVID-19 Over 170,000 people have been diagnosed with COVID-19. The number of confirmed cases outside the Chinese mainland has already reached over 90,000. On March 11th, WHO officially declared COVID-19 a pandemic. No doubt that mechanical ventilation is one of the most effective therapy strategies... Read more
Artificial intelligence and radiology: human-machine collaboration is key
Human-machine collaboration is key. Should radiologists be buying... Read more
Aiming to heal 80 percent more hearts through the power of partnership
As a leading center in the treatment of cardiac arrhythmias, Oslo... Read more
Alexandre Lourenço: New HealthManagement.org EXEC Editor-In-Chief
HealthManagement.org is proud to welcome on board Alexandre Lourenço... Read more
Implementation of a revised trauma management protocol
Goal-directed therapy of coagulopathy is recommended for trauma patients.... Read more
NovaPort cannulas are designed specially to meet the needs of extracorporeal heart and lung support circuits and perioperative perfusion in minimally invasive heart surgery. All blood-contact surfaces of the NovaPort cannulas are coated with the bio-...
Intended for the exchange of laryngeal mask airways and endotracheal tubes using a fibreoptic bronchoscope, bronchoscopic port, wire guide, and exchange catheter. Features and benefits The set may be used for emergency, urgent, and elective...
Intended to establish emergency airway access when endotracheal intubation cannot be performed. Features and benefits This comprehensive and compact set provides you with everything you need. Airway access is achieved by using the...