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Executive Health Management

New hospital policies and procedures required for patient safety

2019 22 May

Eighteen Actionable Patient Safety Solutions are the key to zero preventable patient deaths in our hospitals.   What are the patient safety processes that every hospital administrator and healthcare professional should adopt today to avoid preventable patient harm and death in hospitals?    It’s an unfortunate fact of the medical profession... Read more

ICU Management

Weaning from extracorporeal systems in patients with severe COPD

2019 30 Apr

A new study in the journal Critical Care demonstrates the feasibility of implementing veno-venous extracorporeal CO 2 removal (vv-ECCO 2 R), in combination with non-invasive neurally adjusted ventilator assist (NIV-NAVA), for the treatment of severe acute exacerbation of COPD.    Investigators conducted a physiological study of the electrical activity... Read more

ICU Management

#ISICEM19: Critical care medicine in space

2019 27 Mar

Dr. Matthieu Komorowski, Consultant in Intensive Care and Machine Learning researcher at Imperial College, London, talked about critical care in space at the 39th International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine .   One of the most distinct features about his talk (apart from the fact that it was about space), was that instead... Read more

ICU Management

Critical Care Reviews Meeting 2020

2020 16 Jan

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ICU Management

#ISICEM19: Opioids in critical care - Professor Hannah Wunsch

2019 20 Mar

At the 39th International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine , Prof. Hannah Wunsch , senior scientist at the Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, talked about the use of opioids in the ICU and how it could be related to patient use of opioids after hospitalisation. She highlighted the importance of exploring the opioid prescribing... Read more