ICU and Emergency

Early Deep Sedation in Mechanically Ventilated COVID-19 Patients

Sedation management is a critical component when managing mechanically ventilated patients. It is important to use a protocol-driven approach,... Read more

Enteral Nutrition Practices in ICU Patients With Circulatory Shock

Approximately one-third of patients admitted to the ICU are in circulatory shock, which increases the risk of mortality. Death from circulatory... Read more

Mental Health Morbidity Among ICU Survivors and Caregivers

There is significant evidence that patients who survive critical illness experience morbidity after discharge from the ICU. This is commonly... Read more

#EA22: Long-Term Exposure to Air Pollution Increases Risk of Severe COVID-19

New research presented at Euroanaesthesia 2022 finds that long-term exposure to air pollution is linked to a greater risk of severe COVID-19.... Read more

#EA22: Impact of Anaesthesia Handover on Morbidity and Mortality

What is the effect of intraoperative handover of anesthesia care on clinical outcomes? This was discussed in a very interesting session at Euroanaesthesia... Read more

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One clinical factor complicating the work of ICU physicians and nurses is the difficulty of diagnosing nonconvulsive status epilepticus (NCSE)—an invisible condition that must be managed aggressively to prevent lasting damage to the brain. Because the prevalence of NCSE among neurological patients can reach up to 60%, and because it becomes increasingly... Read more

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

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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

Maximizing the Benefits of COVID-19 Vaccines with the Right Serological Tests

2021 20 Oct

Background  Since the end of 2019, the world has been fighting the unprecedented global COVID-19 pandemic caused by SARSCoV-2. 1 This pandemic inspired significant efforts for the development of diagnostic tests, therapeutics and vaccines. 2,3,4 As a result, multiple efficacious COVID-19 vaccines have been developed and authorized in record speed5... Read more

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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Dr. Carl Waldmann

Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism in Critical Care

Key Messages 1. We need to Identify high risk patients early on...

 Amit Vaidya

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A look into the impetus behind pharmaceutical development trends and...

 Ulrich Hornstein

Digitisation 4.0: the transmission of patient data

New methods of patient empowerment and communication with doctor....

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Future Trends in Radiology and Healthcare

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 Kohei Kurihara

Can Blockchain change the healthcare ecosystem?

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Building a Better Hospital

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