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ESICM 2015: Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine: A Symbiotic Relationship?

2015 13 Oct

Critical care does not only happen in the ICU, but how can emergency medicine and intensive care medicine work optimally together? Several models were presented at the 2015 European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM) congress in Berlin 3-7 October.  Solution 1: Shock LabIntensive care and emergency medicine do have a symbiotic relationship,... Read more

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ESICM 2015: Ready for Your Close Up? Public Data Disclosure

2015 13 Oct

Intensivists need to prepare for compulsory reporting of public data, says Andrew Rhodes, London. It’s happened in surgery (see UK example), and it’s coming to intensive care, in the UK and the Netherlands. Rhodes was speaking at the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine annual congress in Berlin, 3-7 October.  Florence Nightingale had it right,... Read more

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ESICM 2015: Implementing Guidelines: How Can We Get Better?

2015 13 Oct

Implementing change in the ICU is not easy, but change management, managed implementation of checklists and bundles and electronic records are all measures that can be used to put guidelines into practice. Speakers from Sweden, France and the UK addressed the issues in a session at the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine 2015 congress in Berlin,... Read more

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ESICM 2015: Study: Post-ICU Health-Related Quality of Life Improves

2015 06 Oct

While survival after ICU has improved, more needs to be known about health-related quality of life for the survivors.Lotti Orwelius, Sweden presented a study from the Swedish Intensive Care Registry on health-related quality of life at 2, 6 and 12 months after critical illness. Their study followed up over 4,900 patients and was presented at the European... Read more

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ESICM 2015: When The Patient is Your Family Member

2015 04 Oct

When the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine met in Barcelona for LIVES 2014, Mitchell Levy, Professor of Medicine, Brown University, Rhode Island, received a worrying text message from his son. “Dad, answer the phone, I think I’m in trouble”, it said simply. As his son was working in Liberia during the Ebola crisis, Levy immediately took action.... Read more

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ESICM 2015: Intensivists Care for Lives!

2015 04 Oct

European Society of Intensive Care Medicine President Daniel De Backer tonight  welcomed delegates to Berlin to the 28th Annual Congress. With the motto “Intensivists Care for Lives!” De Backer said he looked forward to seeing this on the congress bags in Berlin and back home. " A common goal unites us that cannot be forgotten, we strive to save more... Read more

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ICU Management at ESICM LIVES 2015

2015 29 Sep

ICU Management will be exhibiting at ESICM LIVES next week. Drop by Stand 21 to pick up your complimentary copy of ICU Management’s latest issue.Our Communications Director, Katya Mitreva, Christian Marolt, Editor-in-Chief Healthcare IT, HealthManagement.org and ICU Management Managing Editor, Claire Pillar look forward to seeing you.I-I-I InterviewsICU... Read more


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