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Study Investigates Accuracy of Respiration Rate From Pulse Oximetry on Pediatrics Using Masimo RRp®

2020 06 Jul

Masimo today announced the results of a study published in Pneumonia in which independent researchers in New Delhi, India, investigated the accuracy of Masimo RRp® on pediatric patients with the Rad-G™ Pulse Oximeter by comparing it to clinician-determined values while performing routine assessment of children admitted to outpatient and emergency... Read more

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3 Practical Tools for the Daily Work in the ICU

2020 23 Apr

We created the following three practical tools for physicians and medical personnel for their daily work in the ICU related to COVID-19 and sepsis.   Recommendations for Vasoactive Management for Hemodynamic Support in COVID-19 Patients with Septic Shock SOFA Score WHO Categorization of Clinical Syndromes Associated with COVID-19 in Adults  ... Read more

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COVID-19 Online Resources for Health Care Professionals

2020 23 Apr

Below you can find a summarised overview of online resources with developments, guidelines and recommendations for physicians and medical staff for COVID-19 patients in critical condition (e.g. patients in intensive care), as well as other general resources. ICU Therapy guideline for the treatment of patients with a SARS CoV2 infection Autoren:... Read more

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Rapid Ebola Diagnostic Successful in Field Trial

2015 29 Jun

Potential game changer for treatment and containment A new test can accurately diagnose Ebola virus disease within minutes, providing clinicians with crucial information for treating patients and containing outbreaks. Researchers from Harvard Medical School, Partners In Health and Boston Children's Hospital have shown that a new commercially developed... Read more

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WHO Critical Care Training for Tajik Clinicians

2015 30 Jan

World Health Organization (WHO) influenza experts have recently conducted a clinical workshop for front-line clinicians working in intensive care units (ICUs) across Tajikistan. As the health professionals primarily responsible for the management of severe cases of influenza infection, these clinicians are likely to be the first to detect severe cases... Read more

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WHO: Antibiotic Resistance in ICU Infections on the Rise

2014 13 May

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has released new survey data stating around 30 percent of critically ill patients cared for in intensive care units will contract a healthcare-associated infection. According to the findings, the number of those infections resistant to antibiotic treatment is on the rise. With at least seven... Read more