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ICU Management

Volume 18 - Issue 1, 2018

2018 16 Mar

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ICU Management

The critical care resuscitation unit

2018 16 Mar

A new paradigm for optimising inter-hospital transfer of patients with non-trauma time sensitive critical conditions The number of clinical conditions which have improved outcomes associated with shorter time to specialised resuscitation and definitive intervention continues to increase. Many of these time-sensitive conditions have improved outcomes... Read more

ICU Management

Dedicated Resuscitation Unit Improves Transfer Times

2016 30 May

A critical care resuscitation unit (CCRU) at the University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) has significantly improved transfer times for non-trauma critically ill patients, according to a recent study (Scalea et al. 2016). In its first full year of operation, for the subset of adult patients admitted for critical care, transfers increased... Read more