Search Tag: ESICM 2015

Nestlé Health Science and GE Healthcare announce collaboration to help critically-ill patients

2015 15 Oct

Nestlé Health Science and GE Healthcare are announcing a collaboration to improve nutrition monitoring for patients in intensive care units (ICU). The collaboration aims to connect the technology that delivers nutrients to the patient with the advanced analytic technology that measures the specific nutrition a patient needs. This will enable an integrated... Read more

ESICM 2015: Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine: A Symbiotic Relationship?

2015 13 Oct

Critical care does not only happen in the ICU, but how can emergency medicine and intensive care medicine work optimally together? Several models were presented at the 2015 European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM) congress in Berlin 3-7 October.   Solution 1: Shock Lab Intensive care and emergency medicine do have a symbiotic relationship,... Read more

ESICM 2015: Implementing Guidelines: How Can We Get Better?

2015 13 Oct

Implementing change in the ICU is not easy, but change management, managed implementation of checklists and bundles and electronic records are all measures that can be used to put guidelines into practice. Speakers from Sweden, France and the UK addressed the issues in a session at the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine 2015 congress in Berlin,... Read more

ESICM 2015: Transporting the ICU Patient - Be Risk Aware

2015 13 Oct

Checklists and training are essential when transporting the ICU patient, according to Andreas Valentin, Vienna, speaking at the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM) congress in Berlin on 6 October. His advice was simple: 1. Keep extrinsic risk at the lowest possible level; 2. Be familiar with the equipment used during the transport;... Read more

ESICM 2015: When The Patient is Your Family Member

2015 04 Oct

When the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine met in Barcelona for LIVES 2014, Mitchell Levy, Professor of Medicine, Brown University, Rhode Island, received a worrying text message from his son. “Dad, answer the phone, I think I’m in trouble”, it said simply. As his son was working in Liberia during the Ebola crisis, Levy immediately took action.... Read more

ESICM 2015: Intensivists Care for Lives!

2015 04 Oct

European Society of Intensive Care Medicine President Daniel De Backer tonight  welcomed delegates to Berlin to the 28th Annual Congress. With the motto “Intensivists Care for Lives!” De Backer said he looked forward to seeing this on the congress bags in Berlin and back home. " A common goal unites us that cannot be forgotten, we strive to save more... Read more

ICU Management at ESICM LIVES 2015

2015 29 Sep

ICU Management will be exhibiting at ESICM LIVES next week. Drop by Stand 21 to pick up your complimentary copy of ICU Management’s latest issue. Our Communications Director, Katya Mitreva, Christian Marolt, Editor-in-Chief Healthcare IT, and ICU Management Managing Editor, Claire Pillar look forward to seeing you.... Read more