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ICU Management

Volume 19 - Issue 4, Winter 2019/2020

2020 15 Jan

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ICU Management

The Future ICU

2020 15 Jan

Critical Care Medicine has existed for many years, but was only recognised as a specialty in the last 40 years or so. However, during this time, there has been a tremendous amount of change. Over the years, our understanding of different critical illnesses has improved, and our treatment strategies have become more effective. Technology has also played... Read more

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Clinical Decision Support Systems: Future or Present in ICU?

2020 15 Jan

Clinical decision support systems (CDSS) are today, a reality. More complex, useful systems will be developed in the near future, forging CDSS an essential part of ICU monitoring. However, we need to understand the algorithms embedded in CDSS and to assess them correctly. They will need to first prove their worthiness before becoming indispensable.... Read more

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Innovations in ICU ventilation

2019 14 Mar

The future delivered   In this article, we aim to summarise the developments in mechanical ventilation that we believe are shaping the present and will shape the future ahead.   Introduction   Many centuries ago, Socrates stated that “the secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the... Read more

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Man vs. machine in emergency medicine

2018 18 Dec

Emergency medicine is characterised by a high patient flow where timely decisions are essential. Vital signs are of great importance for many decisions made by emergency physicians. Clinical decision support systems (CDSS) have the potential to assist in such decisions but will be dependent on the data quality in electronic health records which... Read more