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DAT-ICU: Datathon for Intensive Care

2017 12 Dec

Greater Paris University Hospitals, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the French Intensive Care Society, University Pierre et Marie Curie and University Paris Descartes, endorsed by the French Society of Anesthesia & Intensive Care Medicine, have the pleasure to invite you to the event :
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Artemis Hospital Becomes First in India to Adopt Masimo Patient SafetyNet™

2017 05 Dec

GURGAON, India--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 1, 2017-- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today that Artemis Hospital, one of the leading multi-specialty hospitals in the Delhi-NCR region of India, is adopting Masimo Patient SafetyNet™*, a supplemental remote monitoring and clinician notification system, across all hospital care areas.Patient SafetyNet, in conjunction... Read more

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Is exercise good for elderly septic patients?

2017 28 Nov

Sepsis is a critical issue in old age and is among the top causes for intensive care unit (ICU) admission in the elderly. Although there are important benefits supposed to be derived from moderate exercise in the elderly population (better cardiovascular fitness, improved microcirculation, less obesity, etc.), improved outcome from sepsis has not been... Read more

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Physiotherapy in the ICU e-learning programme

2017 22 Nov

Development and evaluation of a module as part of an undergraduate international honours degree programmePreparing undergraduate students for the complex and daunting environment of the intensive care unit (ICU) is difficult for most undergraduate programmes. The European School of Physiotherapy, Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences, offers an international undergraduate... Read more

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Is there a ‘weekend effect’ for ICU mortality?

2017 22 Nov

The risk of dying in the intensive care unit (ICU) is higher for patients admitted at the weekend compared to those admitted on a weekday, according to a retrospective study of registry data from Austria published in Critical Care (Zajic et al. 2017). However, the risk of dying in the ICU on a weekend was found to be lower than on a weekday, highlighting... Read more

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Supply purchasing for intensive care centres

2017 22 Nov

A purchasing portfolio for more effective and efficient (medical) supply purchasingThis design study aims to develop a purchasing portfolio for a university hospital intensive care centre that enables the user to make strategic decisions about how to allocate scarce resources wisely across different purchase categories.   There is a growing interest... Read more

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Sleeping with the enemy: C.difficile infection in ICU

2017 01 Nov

There has been an increase in the number and severity of Clostridium difficile infections (CDI) in all medical settings, including the intensive care unit (ICU), in recent years. An estimated 10-20% of patients are colonised with C. difficile without showing signs of infection and spores can be found throughout ICUs. However, it is not yet possible... Read more

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Preventing the misuse of ICU visiting hours to reduce inequities

2017 17 Oct

Family participation in healthcare serves to improve outcomes across a broad spectrum of conditions. Current guidelines recommend open family presence in the intensive care unit (ICU) while citing evidence of its safety. However, many ICUs continue to impose limitations on families’ access to their loved ones, a move that is viewed as promoting social... Read more