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Study: ICU delirium a distinct indicator of acute brain injury

More than half of ICU patients in a newly published study experienced delirium for long periods during their stay. Sedative-associated delirium... Read more

Augmented renal clearance: the need for guidelines

Renal function in critically ill patients has been routinely assessed with the objective of detecting renal impairment and adjusting drug doses.... Read more

Code events: intensivist presence linked to better outcomes

To better support the highest function of the Johns Hopkins Hospital (JHH) adult code and rapid response teams, a team leadership role was created... Read more

ARDS, delirium and antipsychotic use reviewed

Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) often requires prolonged and complicated hospital courses putting patients at risk for intensive... Read more

Multitarget treatments for sepsis more effective?

Sepsis is a dysregulation of the body's normal inflammatory response to injury and infection. New research from the University of Chicago suggests... Read more

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TWINSTREAM ® ICU WITH P-BLV ® (PULSATILE BILEVEL VENTILATION) The Austrian critical care ventilator TwinStream ® ICU was designed with the explicit purpose of saving critically respiratory-distressed patients. In particular those patients with severe lung diseases (e.g. ARDS) who can no longer be supported with conventional ventilation. ... Read more

An ever-expanding array of applications have been developed for ultrasound, including its goal-directed use at the bedside, often called point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS). In Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and many other European and Asian countries, neonatologist-performed, targeted POCUS is now a routine practice in neonatal intensive... Read more

Jean-Louis Vincent is a Consultant in the Department of Intensive Care at Erasme University Hospital in Brussels and a Professor of Intensive Care at the Université libre de Bruxelles.He is the editor-in-chief of ICU Management & Practice, Critical Care, and Current Opinion in Critical Care and member of the editorial board of many other healthcare... 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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