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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

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Shaping the Human Side of Medical Devices in Critical Care: The Implication of Human Factor Studies

2020 15 Jan

An overview of Human Factors Engineering (HFE), a multidisciplinary science in which human behaviour, capacities, and engineering principles are used to explore why errors occur, and how the likelihood of preventable harm could be reduced. What Do We Know About Medical Device Errors in Critical Care? Adverse events and errors are frequent... Read more

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Infographic

2020 15 Jan

What will the future ICU look like? Read more

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Lifesaving Applications of Transoesophageal Echocardiography in Critical and Emergency Care

2020 15 Jan

This article provides an overview of transoesophageal echocardiography training, programme development, feasibility and impact on the diagnosis and treatment of critically ill patients. Recently clinicians at our centre managed one of the most critical patient emergencies. An elderly woman (Patient A) presented to our emergency department... Read more

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ICU Management & Practice 2019 Subject Index

2020 15 Jan

Subject Index for Volume 19, issues 1-4, 2019. Issue    Pages Link Issue 1  1-64 https://iii.hm/10cv Issue 2 65-128 https://iii.hm/10cw Issue 3 129-192 https://iii.hm/10cx Issue 4  193-256 https://iii.hm/10cy   Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Use of sedation... Read more