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Coping With the Psychological Impact of Medical Errors: Some Practical Strategies

2022 17 Feb

Significant efforts have been made to make hospitals and ICUs as safe as possible. As healthcare workers (HCWs) try to get through this pandemic, the focus of this article is to explore practical steps to help these workers better cope with the psychological effects of being involved in an error event. Introduction:... Read more

Patient Safety in the ICU: Exploring Trends in Adverse Events in ICUs

2022 17 Feb

Adverse events (AEs) are common among critically ill patients. Evidence about the nature, preventability and predictability of AEs can be used to reinvest in efforts to reduce them and improve patient safety in ICUs. Case Mr. A, a previously well 70-year-old male was admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) with respiratory... Read more

Information Transfer as a Strategy to Improve Safety in ICU

2022 17 Feb

The transmission of information (TOI) in extremely variable environments, such as the ICU, is crucial. The content and how it is transmitted can be decisive in the safe care of the critical patient. Introduction In an Intensive Care Unit (ICU), we attend people with a wide range of pathologies. All the information obtained... Read more

Volume 22 - Issue 1, 2022

2022 17 Feb

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10th EuroELSO Congress 2022

2022 04 May

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5th EuroAsia Conference Delhi

2022 30 Jun

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ICU Management

2022 21 Jan

One clinical factor complicating the work of ICU physicians and nurses is the difficulty of diagnosing nonconvulsive status epilepticus (NCSE)—an invisible condition that must be managed aggressively to prevent lasting damage to the brain. Because the prevalence of NCSE among neurological patients can reach up to 60%, and because it becomes increasingly... Read more

Detection and Management of Acute Kidney Injury in the ICU

2022 17 Feb

Speakers Rolando Claure-Del Granado, MD, FASN Director, AKI/CRRT Program Hospital Obrero, Cochabamba, Bolivia Dennis Begos, MD, FACS, FACRS Medical Director, Medical and Scientific Affairs Nova Biomedical Read more

Indirect Calorimetry in Mechanically Ventilated Patients to Assess Nutritional Targets

2021 23 Nov

An overview of the physiological aspects of indirect calorimetry, its limitations in use, the available literature and future prospects for tailored nutrition. Introduction Medical nutrition therapy (MNT) is an essential part of patient care in the intensive care unit (ICU) setting. Similar to mechanical ventilation and haemodynamic... Read more