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Intensive Care in Tunisia

2017 28 May

According to the World Bank classification, Tunisia is considered a lower middle-income country, corresponding to a country with a Gross National Income (GNI) per capita between USD1,026 and USD4,035 (World Bank 2015). The economic growth of Tunisia has been slowed following the 2011 Arab Spring, which was initiated in this country. Despite economic... Read more

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PTSD Phenomena After Critical Illness

2017 02 May

Experiencing critical illness and intensive care can be extremely stressful. Roughly 1 in 5 critical illness survivors have clinically significant post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms in the year after intensive care, according to an article in press in the journal Critical Care Clinics. With advances in critical care medicine, more patients... Read more

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Personalised Medicine in Intensive Care

2017 16 Mar

The specialty of intensive care medicine grew out of the realisation that critically ill patients needed more attention and specialised treatment than could be provided on a general ward, and that many of these patients had similar clinical problems and processes, so management would be facilitated if they were grouped together in one place. Since... Read more

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Professorial Clinical Units

2017 16 Mar

Advancing Research in the Intensive Care Unit via the Integration of a Nursing Professor Advances in healthcare and management strategies for the critically ill patient continue to evolve at a rate that can become challenging for individual clinicians to keep abreast. It is crucial that medical, nursing and allied health professionals use an evidence-based... Read more

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Intensive Care in China

2017 16 Mar

Medicine in mainland China has progressed rapidly during the past 20 years along with rapid economic development. Although the number of ICU beds, doctors and nurses has increased, postgraduate professional education is still lacking. This article gives an overview of the history and current state of intensive care in China.   Critical care... Read more

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Embracing Safety as a Science: We Need to Tell New Stories

2017 16 Mar

Peter Pronovost, MD, PhD, FCCM, is Director, Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality, Senior Vice President, Patient Safety and Quality and Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine at Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. Dr. Pronovost is a leading authority on patient safety and developed a scientifically... Read more

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8 Reasons to Attend ISICEM

2017 28 Feb

  The International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine (ISICEM) is a highly respected event on the critical care medicine calendar, and there are a host of great reasons for players throughout the industry to attend the event. Here are just a few:   1.  Stay Up-to-Date with Recent Developments   Every year, this world... Read more

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Quality Management: The Role of Intensive Care Registries

2016 30 Nov

To initiate, maintain and advance a quality improvement programme in your intensive care unit consumes large amounts of time and energy. There are many advantages for quality management in joining an intensive care registry; the most important is access to precisely defined data for comparative audit.   Intensive Care Registries   Joint... Read more

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16th International Conference on Complex Acute Illness - ICCAI

2017 27 Jul

July 27-30, 2017 Politecnico di Milano in Milan Italy Conference Organizer: Giuseppe Baselli Additional meeting information coming soon! Read more