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Intensive Care Medicine: Reflections on the Gender Gap

2020 24 Nov

Is the gender gap a concern for intensive care medicine (ICM)? ICM is not gender friendly by design and this could have a major impact on the discipline given the increase in the number of female doctors. What are the main barriers to career progression for women in ICM? Members of the iWIN Foundation present their views. S everal authors... Read more

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Engaging the Night Shift Nurse With Activities & Educational Opportunities

2020 11 Aug

Providing different modalities and strategies helps engage the night shift and can enhance job satisfaction, workforce commitment, and recruitment and retention of nurses. C aring for critical care patients during the nightshift hours has many unique challenges. In order to provide high quality nursing care at the bedside, continuing... Read more

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#EuSEM18: Leadership lessons and the importance of civility

2018 18 Sep

Experienced emergency medicine doctors shared their thoughts on leadership in several sessions at the European Society of Emergency Medicine congress in Glasgow last week. Ruth Brown, consultant in emergency medicine, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London, UK spoke about emerging leadership. She reasoned that leaders need experience and self-confidence.... Read more

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Distributing a life source in Africa

2018 01 Jun

Lifebank has developed crucial infrastructure in Nigeria, enabling the efficient transportation and storage of blood, saving thousands of lives. HealthManagement editor Marianna Keen spoke to CEO and founder Temie Giwa-Tubosun about her journey. To what degree has the blood shortage in Nigeria been tackled so far, due to the work of LifeBank?... Read more

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From command and control to modern approaches to leadership

2017 15 Sep

Historical command and control approaches to leadership fail in building relationships and engendering engagement and thus do not enhance performance like modern approaches to leadership.     Historically, leadership in medicine was taught and practised in an approach akin to the military paradigm of command and control. It was believed that... Read more

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More Than a Title: Leadership Lessons from ISICEM 2017

2017 28 Mar

The difference between a good and a bad leader may be obvious, but when it comes to assuming the mantle of leadership, leaders are made, not born. When management and leadership is not routinely taught, intensivists benefit from hearing from experienced leaders such as Dr. Niall Ferguson , Head of Critical Care Medicine at the University Health Network... Read more

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Are Newly Licensed Intensivists Prepared for Practice?

2017 21 Feb

A study in the Netherlands indicates that recently licensed intensivists are well prepared for most tasks in intensive care medicine (ICM). However, lower preparedness scores on tasks related to leadership and management, science, and professional development call for re-evaluation of the current curriculum. The findings will be published in Journal... Read more

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Learning to Lead an ICU: New Course

2016 30 Nov

A course for aspiring and practising intensive care unit (ICU) leaders will take place in Brussels in January 2017. ICU Management & Practice spoke to some of the faculty, which includes Editor-in-Chief, Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent, to find out more.   Who is the course for?   This course will attract participants... Read more

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Volume 16 - Issue 3, 2016

2016 27 Sep

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