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Rethinking Critical Care - Use and Challenges of Artificial Intelligence

2021 22 Feb

Why digitalisation of intensive care medicine means less rather than more data Intensive Care Medicine is generating an amount of data that is hardly analysable by humans. Digitalising and using artificial intelligence has to focus on providing less rather than more data. Introduction - AI in Intensive Care Medicine: Ghost or Glimmer... Read more

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Bringing new technologies to anaesthesia: are we there yet?

2017 22 Nov

Maxime Cannesson, MD, PhD, is Professor of Anesthesiology and Vice Chair for Perioperative Medicine at UCLA. He is the Technology, Computing, and Simulation section editor for Anesthesia & Analgesia. His research interests focus on new technologies applied to anaesthesia and the intensive care unit. We live in a wireless world as consumers,... Read more

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Transforming Measurement into Understanding: Quantitative Bedside Decision Support

2016 11 Mar

Intensivists today are faced with a growing deluge of quantitative data, along with demands to implement evidence-based protocols of increasing number and complexity. The tools to support such implementation, including computerised decision support, have, however, seen only incremental development over the past decades. This article will attempt to... Read more

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CHEST Trial - BMJ Stirs Controversy Over Data Release

2016 03 Mar

Use of starch for fluid resuscitation was suspended by European and U.S. regulators following publication in the New England Journal of Medicine of the results of the CHEST trial (Myburgh et al. 2012 ), which raised safety concerns. Fresenius Kabi, which makes hydroxyethyl starch (HES) products and was a sponsor of the CHEST trial, has claimed... Read more

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Scarce Data on Advantage of ICU Bedside Diagnosis

2015 18 Aug

According to a review published online on 4 August in the  Annals of the American Thoracic Society , little or scarce data on the advantage of bedside physical examinations in the ICU (intensive care unit) are available.  Having examined the utility of bedside diagnosis in modern ICU practice, the authors of this review, Dr. Thomas S. Metkus and... Read more

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Anesthesia Business Consultants & VCU to Partner on Strategic Initiatives

2015 22 Jun

Anesthesia Business Consultants (ABC), a leading provider in billing and practice management for the anesthesia and pain management specialty, is pleased to announce its latest partnership with  Virginia Commonwealth University , (VCU) Department of Anesthesiology to provide integrated practice management billing services. ABC entered into discussions... Read more

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myAnesthesia by iMDsoft is Now Listed with the FDA

2013 10 Jul

iMDsoft®, a leader in Anesthesia Information Management Systems, announced that myAnesthesiaTM is now a Class 1 FDA listed medical device. “Anesthesiologists can benefit from our safe and effective mobile anesthesia app with confidence, free from constraints of location or hospital IT requirements,” said David Sides, CEO of iMDsoft. “We are gratified... Read more