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Executive Health Management

Sensors in Everyday Objects for Dementia Care

2019 26 Aug

Summary: The past, present & future of dementia care using sensors in everyday life objects through four use cases from research labs to large-scale pilots & adoption by pharmaceutical companies.   Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder. It is the main cause of dementia, a syndrome defined by loss of cognitive... Read more

ICU Management

ICU Diaries Not Useful in Preventing PTSD Symptoms

2019 23 Jul

Results of a randomised clinical trial in France indicate that the use of ICU diaries was not helpful in preventing post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms (PTSD) after ICU hospitalisation. In this multicentre study, investigators compared the use of patients' ICU diaries – filled out by clinicians and family members during the ICU stay – with usual... Read more

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Survey: In-Hospital Care of Critically Ill Patients in France

2015 31 Dec

When patients present with organ failure to French teaching hospitals, the receiving hospitals have very varied staffing and organisation, according to a survey by the French Society of Anaesthesia & Intensive Care - Sociéte française d’anesthésie et de réanimation (SFAR). The results have been published in the Society’s journal, Anaesthesia Critical... Read more

ICU Management

Survey: In-Hospital Care of Critically Ill Patients in France

2015 29 Sep

When patients present with organ failure to French teaching hospitals, the receiving hospitals have very varied staffing and organisation, according to a survey by the French Society of Anesthesiology & Intensive Care - Sociéte française d’anesthésie et de réanimation (SFAR). The results of the survey have been published in the Society’s journal, Anaesthesia... Read more

ICU Management

We Need to Connect

2013 15 Aug

For this "After ICU" edition of ICU Management, Managing Editor Sherry Scharff sat down with Jean-Daniel Chiche to discuss a range of engaging topics including the allure of intensive care medicine as a specialty, the need to push away from the "hero" culture and the importance of being human. What Brought You to the Field of Intensive Care?... Read more

IMAGING Management

French Radiology Residents’ Expectations

2013 15 Mar

A demographic survey was conducted amongst French radiology residents in order to investigate their expectations regarding their training, fields of interest, future career, and exercising their profession. This survey was aimed at anticipating reforms in radiology and at foreseeing future demographic changes, so as to adapt medical residents'... Read more