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ISICEM18: Are ICUs doing too much?

With all the tests and treatments available in ICUs, it’s good to take a step back and question whether they are necessary, according to presenters... Read more

ISICEM18: Keep calm and stop what you’re doing

When the evidence stacks up that treatments are of no benefit there is a lag in responding to practice-changing evidence, partly because this... Read more

Prof. Kev Dhaliwal speaking at ISICEM 2018

ISICEM18: Imaging deep into the lungs

A medical imaging technology under development that enabled doctors to see bacteria deep inside patients' lungs for the first time was one of... Read more

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ISICEM18: What you need to know about ICU cost control

Controlling ICU costs requires good interdisciplinary communication and optimised resource allocation and use. It does not mean that patient... Read more

Compensated hypercapnia not harmful in ventilated patients with cerebral injury

In mechanically ventilated patients with cerebral injury, hypercapnic acidosis is associated with increased mortality. In contrast, hypercapnia... 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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 Hans Erik Henriksen

Public-Private Partnerships: A Win-Win for Danish Healthcare and for the Industry

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National ICU Quality Indicators Revisited

The last two decades have seen an accelerated interest in quality management...

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#CountOnUs: Creating New Paths and Partnerships to Solve Extraordinary Challenges

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Fibrinogen concentrate in elective complex cardiac surgery: a monocentric trial

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