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The role of disruptive and hybrid technologies in acute care

2019 14 Mar

Section Editor Theodorus Kyprianou introduces the “Informatics and Technology” section of ICU Management & Practice.   It is with great pleasure that I introduce today “Informatics and Technology,” an open forum to discuss the role of new, disruptive, hybrid technologies in acute, emergency and intensive care medicine. This brand-new section... Read more

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SWEETs - Swedish Emergency Medicine Talks 2019

2019 13 Mar

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EFAS 2019

2019 09 May

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Creating a New Standard for Emergency Care

2017 16 Jun

Point-of-care ultrasound is helping clinicians at the Great North Trauma and Emergency Centre to assess a wide range of patients Point-of-care (POC) ultrasound is now commonly used in emergency departments throughout the UK. These instruments provide valuable insight for the assessment of both trauma and non-trauma patients, as well as... Read more

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Creating a New Standard for Ultrasound in Emergency Care

2017 21 Apr

Point-of-care (POC) ultrasound is now a common sight in emergency departments throughout the UK. Professor Bob Jarman, Consultant in Emergency Medicine at the Great North Trauma and Emergency Centre, explained the potential benefits of more widespread ultrasound use: “There is a lot of interest in POC ultrasound within our department, above and beyond... Read more

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Fluid Responsiveness in Emergency Care

2017 11 Apr

While fluid responsiveness is directly relevant to emergency care, a systematic review has found very little evidence (489 patients in total) on which to base best practice. High quality, adequately powered outcome studies are still lacking, so the place of fluid responsiveness in the emergency department (ED) remains undefined, according to the review... Read more

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When Time is of the Essence

2017 06 Feb

Point-of-care ultrasound systems were originally designed for military applications, dealing with emergencies in a battlefield setting, and it is not surprising that they now play such a pivotal role in emergency vehicles around the world. Dr Ramón de Elías Hernandez, head of on-call doctors at SAMUR, Madrid’s municipal emergency service, describes... Read more

Executive Health Management

Immediate Investment in Training Required to Address Existing Workforce Capacity Gaps in UAE

2016 20 Dec

In 2014, more than 1.1 million emergency care cases in Abu Dhabi alone Projected demand for major trauma in Abu Dhabi is double that of major trauma rates in the UK and Australia Emirates Society of Emergency Medicine (ESEM) to collaborate with Arab Health Congress to support Emergency Medicine physicians in developing their skills and... Read more