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ICU Management

Nutrition

2019 26 Sep

The critically ill patient is often unable to feed by mouth. This condition, in some patients, can range from days to months. It is imperative that these patients receive macronutrients either through enteral or parenteral nutrition. If they don't, there is a risk of an energy deficit that could lead to loss of lean body mass and subsequently, other... Read more

Executive Health Management

Campinas 2019

2019 29 May

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ICU Management

Intra-Osseous Access in Adults: An Indispensable Tool

2016 19 Apr

Intra-osseous (IO) infusion is an indispensable tool in life-threatening situations that can be learned quickly and easily, according to a systematic review published in Critical Care .   The review, by Franck Petipas, MD, of the Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care and the Laboratory of Anatomy, Biomechanics and Simulation, University... Read more

ICU Management

Evaluating Teamwork in Medical Emergencies

2016 29 Mar

Teamwork education is known to improve trauma team performance, including leadership, situation monitoring, communication and prioritisation. High-functioning teams with excellent leadership have higher quality CPR, shorter pre-defibrillation pauses, and shorter times to first defibrillation. The American Heart Foundation and European Resuscitation... Read more