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ECMO for COVID-19

Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) has been used in patients with COVID-19 who develop severe acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS).... Read more

Impact of Multimorbidity on Long-Term Outcomes After ICU Discharge

Critical care admissions continue to increase year after year. There is also increasing evidence that demonstrates discharge from critical care... Read more

Enriching the Term “Palliative”

Palliative care is an important component of the medical course of many patients. This is particularly applicable for patients with cancer,... Read more

The Evolution of Cerebrovascular Critical Care

The Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) was founded in 1970. At that time, there was little to offer for the acute management of patients... Read more

Protective Ventilation and Outcomes in Patients with COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic continues to be a global health issue. Clinical outcomes data of patients from China, Europe and the U.S. show high... 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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 Joe Kiani

Save Lives by Focusing on Patient Safety

Summary: Preventable medical errors are the third leading cause of death...

Prof. Damien Gruson

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

The EuroMedLab Congress this year aims to offer insight into the direction...

 Chris McCahan

Building a Better Hospital

Summary: Unsustainable increases in healthcare costs make it imperative...

Prof. Stefan Heinemann

Smart hospital ethics: starting the dialogue

With the advent of smart hospitals, the digital future of clinical medicine...

Dr. Jürgen Fortin

Noninvasive Haemodynamic Check to Guide Educated Decisions in the Management of COVID-19 Patients

The rapid global distribution of COVID-19 is challenging healthcare systems...

 Anna Sort

The Role of Gamification and Engagement Design in the Future of Healthcare

Gamification is on the rise right now as a powerful tool to change...

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