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ICU Management

Fast-track surgery: a multidisciplinary collaboration

2017 15 Sep

Prof. Henrik Kehlet reflects on the progress of fast-track surgery and the need for multidisciplinary teamwork in optimising perioperative care.  You are the “father” of fast-track surgery. What motivated you to develop this concept?   It all started when I was a young surgeon and had to perform some major operations. The technical aspects of surgery... Read more

ICU Management

The patient voice in Enhanced Recovery After Surgery: an Edinburgh perspective

2017 15 Sep

This article will explore the ERAS Programme and provide a unique insight into perspectives and realities of surgical recovery. It will highlight the current evidence versus patients’ perceptions and expectations. Background The Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) programme has been implemented in many surgical units around the world over the last... Read more

ICU Management

6th ERAS World Congress

2017 25 Aug

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Cardiology Management

2nd Excellence in Cardiac Care Congress

2017 31 Mar

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ICU Management

7 Variables Predict ICU Readmission: New Tool

2016 20 Oct

A simple and easy to use nomogram can predict the likelihood of readmission to surgical intensive care using just 7 common variables already collected for critical care patients, according to research presented at the 2016 Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons.Luke A. Martin, MD, a general surgery research resident and the study’s presenting... Read more

Health Management

Advantages of 3D Printing in Healthcare

2016 25 Aug

ONE INSTITUTE ’S COLLABORATIVE PROCESS IMPACTS MEDICINE   The Jacobs Institute (JI), a non-profit medical innovation ‏centre in Buffalo, New York, is using 3D printing to ‏further its mission of creating the next generation of ‏medical technology to treat vascular disease, such as heart ‏attack and stroke. One of the ways it achieves this is by partnering... Read more

Executive Health Management

NDS Receives FDA Clearance for Embedded Wireless Video Receiver in Radiance Ultra Displays

2016 29 Jun

NDS has announced it has received FDA 510(k) clearance for an embedded wireless HD-video receiver to be integrated into an endoscopy display. The ZeroWire® G2 wireless technology solution from NDS, also available as an external unit, will now be design engineered into the new Radiance® Ultra series of premium endoscopy displays as an option within the... Read more

ICU Management

Noninvasive Monitor Assesses Patients' Response to Painful Stimulation During Surgery

2016 16 May

A novel measure for assessing the body's response to surgery may allow for better anesthesia management in the O.R., less pain when regaining consciousness from anesthesia and better postoperative outcomes. According to a study published in the Online First edition of Anesthesiology, the official medical journal of the American Society of Anesthesiologists... Read more

Executive Health Management

Better Outcomes in Elderly but Care Integration Needed

2016 21 Mar

Better Outcomes in Elderly but Care Integration Needed A recent study published in the International Journal of Surgery focuses on challenges the National Health System (NHS) in England face when treating elderly patients in emergency care. Ageing increases the propensity to chronic disease that leads to challenging decision making in managing “pre-existing illnesses... Read more