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ICU Management

Safe Transport of Critically Ill Patients

2016 30 May

The transport of critically ill patients for diagnostic or therapeutic procedures carries a particular risk and requires therefore a careful risk-benefit assessment. Transport-related risks can be reduced by increased awareness and education, adequate staffing, proper choice and handling of equipment and the use of error-preventive tools like checklists. Intensive... Read more

ICU Management

Volume 16 - Issue 2, 2016

2016 27 May

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ICU Management

Ventilators Differ in Their Characteristics, Performance

2014 27 Oct

Transportation of critically ill patients requiring mechanical ventilation requires clinical experience, an efficient device, and careful determination of gases and/or electrical resources. Emergency and transport ventilators (ETVs) should be technically accurate, and as autonomous as possible.ETVs have become increasingly sophisticated, offering features... Read more

IT Management

'Virtual Presentation' During Interfacility Transport

2014 06 Sep

Advances in science and engineering have made rapid transport from distant locations to tertiary medical centres the standard. Similarly, communication technology has changed the expectations for consultation or transmission of patient information en route. Nevertheless, a major Southeast Asia paediatric tertiary care centre, KK Women’s and Children’s... Read more


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