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The Importance Of Continuous Monitoring Of Urine Flow In Critical Care Patients

2020 30 Jun

ABSTRACT This review discusses the importance of continuous, real-time monitoring of urine flow in critical care patients and its potential role in Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) and fluid management in a variety of clinical conditions.  Real-time, reliable monitoring of urine flow enables clinicians to detect early signs of kidney injury, and facilitates... Read more

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16th Emirates Critical Care Conference

2020 03 Sep

POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19 HEALTH CONCERNS FROM APRIL TO 3-5TH SEPT Find ECCC on Social Media       Read more

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COVID-19 Pandemic: Salute to the Healthcare Soldiers

2020 16 Mar

Amidst the panic and mayhem caused by the coronavirus outbreak, the mood in most intensive care units is strange and somber. Caring for high numbers of patients, planning for providing this care, lab testing and diagnosis, lots of paperwork, and ICU teams pulling together because that is the need of the day.  You might also like :  Clinical... Read more

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Prevention and Management of Burnout in the ICU

2020 02 Feb

In recent years, growing awareness of the burnout syndrome (BOS) has increased the number of initiatives that address clinician wellness and to understand the importance of detecting, addressing, mitigating, and preventing burnout.  Some examples of these initiatives include those by the National Academy of Medicine (NAM), American Medical Association... Read more

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Oxygen Therapy in Acute Care Medicine

2020 02 Feb

Oxygen therapy is a commonly used strategy in modern medicine. In most situations with declining oxygen saturations, clinicians are quick to use this technique. While effective in the setting of hypoxia, there are, however, some circumstances in which excess oxygen is indiscriminately administered for extended periods.  In healthcare, there has... Read more

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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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A Framework for Addressing Seasonal Influenza: A Critical Care Perspective

2020 15 Jan

Seasonal influenza remains a significant health burden and places tremendous and predictable strain on personnel and resources within a health system, specifically within critical care. Despite this, many institutions do not have a comprehensive influenza management plan. Effective and comprehensive critical care management of influenza requires... Read more

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Critical Care Telemedicine: A Management Fad or the Future of ICU Practice?

2020 15 Jan

Critical care telemedicine is likely to be a key feature of the future ICU, but its success will hinge on the development of a sophisticated and robust implementation roadmap. Introduction The future ICU will shape the future of the modern hospital, and the future of healthcare in the wider sense. This responsibility cannot be taken... Read more

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The Intersection of Big Data, AI, Precision & Predictive Medicine to Create the Future

2020 15 Jan

Over the next 50 years, critical care will evolve from a system that reacts to patient deterioration into a system that predicts and prevents these events. The application of real-time analytics to large-scale integrated ICU patient data will facilitate creation of learning healthcare systems and delivery of personalised and even predictive critical... Read more

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The Intelligent Intensive Care Unit: Integrating Care, Research and Education

2020 15 Jan

Integration of care, research and education in the intelligent intensive care unit. Patients admitted to the intensive care unit suffer from a variety of symptoms, pathologies, and comorbidities and are at risk of many adverse outcomes. Healthcare and technology for this vulnerable, heterogeneous patient group have immensely developed over... Read more