Abionic SA, a Swiss leader in nanofluidic point-of-care diagnostic solutions, is thrilled to announce the appointment of Patrick Pestalozzi as its new Chief Executive Officer, effective April 1st, 2024.
Collaboration between critical care doctors, patients and families is essential to managing critically ill patients. Promoting open communication, shared decision-making, and emotional support is essential to ensure a patient-centred approach in critical care settings.
This article aims to address patient-family-centred care programmes, starting from their origins and discussing new protocols.
Critically ill patients entail a great complexity of care. ICU staff has focused on their care, with family members and surrogates put aside for deca
This article explores how pervasive and persuasive the internet is in current critical care practice, offers insights into how healthcare professionals, patients and families can critically appraise where information comes from and its content producers and discusses the opportunities and threats...
In the ICU, providing better care with less is the holy grail. This mnemonic tries to resume a list of the key interventions for human, evidence-based and patient-centred care.
In 2005, Prof Jean-Louis Vincent introduced the mnemonic "FAST HUG," advocating for a
Discharging ventilated children home is a difficult challenge in which the training of families is essential. We present our hospital's transition programme for ventilated children going home, which is based on a family-centred model.
The progressive improv
Specifications • Electro-pneumatic instrument unit with hanging hoses system. • Electric chair with adjustable, reclining and Trendelenburg positions, and 5 preset memories (three for working, reset and return to cuspidor). • Multifunction footswitch, with chair movement control and instrument control using lever, with water and “chip blower” selector. • Selection of two micro-motor speed ranges from 0 to 2.500 (Selective) and from 0 to 40.000 (Global). • Selection of micro motor inversion and power level of the ultrasonic scaler. • Separate regulation of the spray and water wealth for every instrument. • ON/OFF isolation switch of water and air supply into the unit. • Pre-installation of lamp self-activation on leaving the idle position and return to cuspidor. • Syringe 3F. as standard