Finding the best strategy to improve weaning outcomes
Respiratory muscle dysfunction, being a common cause of weaning failure, is strongly associated with prolonged mechanical ventilation (MV) and... Read more
Tracheal intubation in critical care - expert guidelines
New guidelines published in the British Journal of Anaesthesia describe a comprehensive strategy to optimise oxygenation, airway management,... Read more
Extracorporeal life support: evidence-based practice needed
The use of extracorporeal life support (ECLS) in adults has grown exponentially in the last decade, fuelled in large part by technological advances... Read more
How effective is procalcitonin-guided antibiotic therapy?
Using biomarkers as a guide to tailor the duration of antibiotic treatment in respiratory infections is an attractive hypothesis assessed in... Read more
From Hydroxychloroquine and Remdesivir to Plasma Administration
The Night Falls in the ICU: Changing Realities for Patients, Relatives & Interdisciplinary Team
Nine Nurse-Recommended Design Strategies to Improve Alarm Management in the ICU: A Qualitative Study
Lessons From the “Very Old Intensive Care Patients” (VIP) Project
In Search of a Crystal Ball: Predicting Long-term Outcomes in Critically Ill Older Adults
Post-Intensive Care Syndrome - Patients and Families Need to Know They are Not Alone
The Post-ICU Patient - Management of Long-Term Impairments After Critical Illness
Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest - Long-term Outcomes and their Predictors
Twenty Lessons from 2020: With a Focus on the ICU Perspective
Is Videolaryngoscopy the New Gold Standard for Intubation Following the COVID-19 Crisis?
The ICU is one of the most challenging places to work in a hospital. Caring for and treating critically ill patients is as emotionally demanding as it is physically straining. Burdened with serious illnesses, patients in the ICU often need more attention than patients on regular wards. The nursing job has been complex and stressful before... Read more
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
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
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
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
Pain Assessment and Management for Intensive Care Unit Patients: Seeking Best Practices
This review article focuses on research-based advances in pain assessme Read more
Image Information Delivery in the AI Era: Two Likely Scenarios
Summary: As the world enters further into the transformative power of... Read more
The AKIpredictor: An Online Calculator to Predict Acute Kidney Injury
Acute kidney injury (AKI), a rapid decline in renal function, is... Read more
Closed System Gastric Residuals Aspiration and Measurement Accessory Nurse Convenience Compat Modum is designed to ease gastric fluid aspiration and measurement. It enables closed system gastric residuals aspiration into a collection bag, reducing...
The VITROS ® ECIQ System offers smaller laboratories tailor-made solutions for both routine and specialty immunodiagnostic testing. In addition the VITROS ® ECIQ System uses the same reagent packs across all VITROS ® Analyzers. Discov
Intended to assist in the placement of an endotracheal tube during difficult or emergency airway access procedures where visualisation of the vocal cords is not possible secondary to secretions, blood and/or anatomic anomalies. Features and...
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...