Search Tag: invasive procedures

IMAGING Management

'One Stick Standard': vascular access using ultrasound

2019 13 Feb

Executive Summary The majority of critical care patients (80%) undergo central venous catheterisations (CVCs) for administration of fluids or blood products; haemodynamic monitoring; haemodialysis or transvenous pacing. In this upcoming article in HealthManagement the Journal, Dr. Nidhi Nikhani, Assistant Medical Director at Banner Telehealth... Read more

ICU Management

High ICU Usage Increases Invasive Procedures, Costs

2016 09 Aug

Researchers at LA BioMed and UCLA examined ICU usage and found that patients admitted in ICUs underwrent more costly and invasive procedures but did not have better mortality rates as compared to patients who were hospitalised with the same medical conditions but were not admitted to the ICU. The study is published in JAMA Internal Medicine . During... Read more