- Obesity and Critical Care Nutrition
- Life After Roe for Emergency Physicians
- Dexamethasone and Oxygen Support Strategies for COVID-19 Hypoxaemic Respiratory Failure
- Continuous Cuff Pressure Control in Preventing Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia
- ICU Professionals’ Knowledge of End-of-Life Decision-Making Law
#EUSEM18: Is it a zebra, horse or chameleon? Diagnostic reasoning in the ED
How can we predict errors in the emergency department? Clinician judgement is key, said Eric Dryver, speaking at the European Society for Emergency... Read more
Late parenteral nutrition beneficial to undernourished critically ill children
In undernourished critically ill children, withholding parenteral nutrition (PN) for one week was clinically superior to early PN, according... Read more
Importance of advanced care planning in elderly trauma patients
New research from University of Alberta highlights the importance of early advanced care planning to improve patient and family-centred... Read more
"Fluid overload" - a poorly-defined term that should be avoided
Clinicians examining an oedematous patient are wont to say that the patient has “fluid overload” or “hypervolemia” or both and propose fluid... Read more
Clostridioides difficile Infection: Complication of Intestinal Microbiome Alteration
Coping With the Psychological Impact of Medical Errors: Some Practical Strategies
One Sepsis Fits All? Are There Different Phenotypes of Sepsis? Diagnostic Approaches and Therapies
One clinical factor complicating the work of ICU physicians and nurses is the difficulty of diagnosing nonconvulsive status epilepticus (NCSE)—an invisible condition that must be managed aggressively to prevent lasting damage to the brain. Because the prevalence of NCSE among neurological patients can reach up to 60%, and because it becomes increasingly... Read more
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
Editorial Board Member since 2013
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
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 20 Oct
Background Since the end of 2019, the world has been fighting the unprecedented global COVID-19 pandemic caused by SARSCoV-2. 1 This pandemic inspired significant efforts for the development of diagnostic tests, therapeutics and vaccines. 2,3,4 As a result, multiple efficacious COVID-19 vaccines have been developed and authorized in record speed5... 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
How to Motivate Your Team to Accept Innovation: A Case Study
Summary: Introducing innovative equipment to an established hospital... Read more
Turning the Silver Tsunami into a Silver Lining...
Healthcare is becoming more and more successful, allowing us to endure... Read more
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The iLA membrane ventilator is an extrapulmonary ventilation system which is used to remove carbon dioxide. The heart pumps blood through the iLA membrane ventilator as it does through a natural organ. The iLA membrane ventilator “breathes” outside...
The VITROS ® 3600 Immunodiagnostics System has been designed to help you effectively deliver a broad portfolio of high value immunoassay results. The VITROS ® 3600 System also offers Intelligent Sample Management, with the ability to prioritize...
Especially developed for long-term lung support. This patient kit includes a powerful membrane lung, the DP3 pump head, safe integrated pressure sensors (IPS) and a CRRT connector. One vascular access offers the possibility to combine the therapies for...