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COVID-19 Pandemic: Salute to the Healthcare Soldiers

Amidst the panic and mayhem caused by the coronavirus outbreak, the mood in most intensive care units is strange and somber. Caring for high... Read more

#ISICEM20 Postponed Until September

Due to the coronavirus situation, the 40th ISICEM Congress has been postponed to September 15-18, 2020.  The International Symposium on Intensive... Read more

High-Risk Sepsis Survivors and End-of-Life Care

Sepsis is a common condition encountered in hospitals and is associated with high morbidity and mortality. However, with advances in treatment,... Read more

Comparison of T-piece and Pressure Support Ventilation

Weaning from mechanical ventilation is one of the most importance challenges in the ICU. The longer the patients remain on the mechanical ventilator,... Read more

Management of Adult Acute and Acute-on-Chronic Liver Failure in the ICU

Both acute liver failure (ALF) and acute on chronic liver failure (ACLF) are associated with high morbidity and mortality. Even today, medical... Read more

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Megan E. Brunson is the 2019-2020 president of the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) board of directors. AACN is the world’s largest specialty nursing organisation, with more than 120,000 members and over 200 chapters in the United States. Since 2007, Brunson has been the night shift supervisor in the cardiovascular ICU (CVICU)... Read more

A Talk with Italian Critical Care Physician Enrico Storti Hospitals all over the world are working to rapidly expand their capacity to treat critically ill patients with COVID-19. To find out how hospitals on the frontlines of the pandemic are coping and the lessons learned that could help other hospitals prepare, FUJIFILM SonoSite’s Chief Medical... Read more

Staffing. Burnout. Retention. Quality. You don’t often speak to direct care nurses or nurse managers about their units without these common themes emerging. They’re all elements associated with the health of the nursing work environment — a topic that the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) has been studying for over a decade. ... 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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Oliguria And The Role Of Urine Monitoring In Renal Replacement Therapy (RRT) Management

2020 28 Jul

ABSTRACT Renal Replacement Therapy (RRT) is a complex treatment modality for a high-risk, critical care patient population with advanced AKI. While there are still no clear guidelines regarding the timing of initiation and termination of RRT, there is a growing body of evidence supporting the importance of urine monitoring and the clinical significance... Read more

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The Importance Of Continuous Monitoring Of Urine Flow In Critical Care Patients

2020 30 Jun

ABSTRACT This review discusses the importance of continuous, real-time monitoring of urine flow in critical care patients and its potential role in Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) and fluid management in a variety of clinical conditions.  Real-time, reliable monitoring of urine flow enables clinicians to detect early signs of kidney injury, and facilitates... Read more

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 Tobias Silberzahn

Remote Patient Monitoring for Safe and Effective Management of COVID-19 Patients

Remote patient monitoring (RPM) and the role it can play in the early...

 Alika LaFontaine

One Nation, Two Healthcare Systems

The Canadian medical system has integrated several paradigm-shifting...

Dr. Nicola Strickland

Dr. Nicola Strickland

Dr. Strickland is a consultant at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust...

Dr. Joanna Poole

COVID-19 and the History of Pandemics

How are we dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic and the lessons we can...

 Eileen O’ Leary

Putting healthcare food waste in the spotlight

Food waste at hospitals can be recognised and addressed   An...

Prof. Dr. Geert Meyfroidt

The AKIpredictor: An Online Calculator to Predict Acute Kidney Injury

Acute kidney injury (AKI), a rapid decline in renal function, is...

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