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ICU Management

Volume 19 - Issue 4, Winter 2019/2020

2020 15 Jan

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ICU Management

The Future ICU

2020 15 Jan

Critical Care Medicine has existed for many years, but was only recognised as a specialty in the last 40 years or so. However, during this time, there has been a tremendous amount of change. Over the years, our understanding of different critical illnesses has improved, and our treatment strategies have become more effective. Technology has also played... Read more

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Shaping the Human Side of Medical Devices in Critical Care: The Implication of Human Factor Studies

2020 15 Jan

An overview of Human Factors Engineering (HFE), a multidisciplinary science in which human behaviour, capacities, and engineering principles are used to explore why errors occur, and how the likelihood of preventable harm could be reduced. What Do We Know About Medical Device Errors in Critical Care? Adverse events and errors are frequent... Read more