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IMAGING Management

Imaging computer model is cancer 'Google Maps' of tumour behaviour

2019 07 May

Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers develop an image-based computer model of tumour behavior that captures more of the complexity of cancer growth Researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine have created a similar approach to the one used by the navigation application  "Google Maps" to help more accurately compute and visualise the structural and... Read more

ICU Management

Tracheal intubation in critical care - expert guidelines

2018 06 Feb

New guidelines published in the British Journal of Anaesthesia describe a comprehensive strategy to optimise oxygenation, airway management, and tracheal intubation in critically ill patients, in all hospital locations. These guidelines were formulated by a panel of experts assembled by the Difficult Airway Society (DAS) of the UK, together with Intensive... Read more

ICU Management

Respiratory Failure: Is Noninvasive Ventilation Effective?

2015 07 Oct

A multicentre study finds that early noninvasive ventilation, compared with oxygen therapy alone, did not reduce the risk of 28-day mortality among immunocompromised patients admitted to the ICU with hypoxaemic acute respiratory failure. The study is published by JAMA to coincide with its presentation at the 28th annual congress of the European Society... Read more

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Blood conservation in critical care white paper published by Sphere Medical

2015 16 Sep

 90% chance of anaemia in ICU patients after 3 days - diagnostic blood sampling a key factor Sphere Medical , innovator in critical care monitoring and diagnostics equipment, has published a white paper exploring the issues in critical care around anaemia, transfusions and blood conservation. Entitled ‘ Blood conservation with a patient dedicated arterial... Read more

ICU Management

Clinical Evaluation of New Patient Dedicated Blood Gas Analyser Published

2015 30 Apr

Results from evaluation study of Proxima miniature in-line analyser demonstrate excellent agreement with bench top blood gas analyser Sphere Medical, innovator in critical care monitoring and diagnostics equipment, announced that the results of a clinical study evaluating its new Proxima miniature in-line blood gas analyser have been published... Read more