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ICU Management

Have you answered these surveys on intensive care medicine?

2018 01 Jun

Three surveys seeking information from ICUs around the world are currently open for data collection.   ICU inter-professional rounding practices This online survey, supported by the World Federation of Societies of Intensive and Critical Care Medicine, is led by Dr. Andre Amaral, Sunnybrook Research Institute, Toronto, Canada. It is open to... Read more

ICU Management

5 Steps Towards ICU Care for the 21st Century

2016 23 Feb

The intensive care unit (ICU) is an organisational intervention in itself , gathering the sickest patients in a single space, with care from a multidisciplinary team. Debate continues on the optimal organisation  and staffing of the ICU. However, the changing healthcare landscape means that it is unlikely there will be enough healthcare staff to meet... Read more

ICU Management

ESICM 2015: Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine: A Symbiotic Relationship?

2015 13 Oct

Critical care does not only happen in the ICU, but how can emergency medicine and intensive care medicine work optimally together? Several models were presented at the 2015 European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM) congress in Berlin 3-7 October.   Solution 1: Shock Lab Intensive care and emergency medicine do have a symbiotic relationship,... Read more