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ICU Management

41st Annual Conference on SHOCK

2017 11 Oct

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IMAGING Management

Improving the efficiency and safety of regional anaesthesia with point-of-care ultrasound

2017 27 Sep

Dr Jim Corcoran carries out an ultrasound scan using the SonoSite instrumentUltrasound guidance is proving invaluable for the regional neurosurgical centre at the Salford Royal Hospital, helping to improve safety, save time and enhance the patient experience. Jim Corcoran, consultant neuroanaesthetist and clinical director for perioperative care, explained:... Read more

IMAGING Management

Key Reasons for Repeated CT in Trauma Transfers

2017 24 Jan

Trauma patients often undergo repeated CT scans when being initially examined in another hospital and then are being transferred to a trauma centre, according to a Swiss study published in European Journal of Radiology. Problems with the CT image data transfer were identified as the main reason for CT repetition.See Also: CT for Atraumatic Headache... Read more

Executive Health Management

GEST U.S. Global Embolization Symposium & Technologies

2016 30 Mar

Global Embolization | Symposium & TechnologiesStatistics show that embolization treatment options continue to grow worldwide. Indications include peripheral vascular disease, aortic disease, uterine fibroids, trauma, gastrointestinal hemorrhage, vascular malformations, liver cancer and a host of other medical conditions. In response, physicians in a... Read more

ICU Management

Extracorporeal Lung Support in Trauma Patients

2016 11 Mar

The rationale, indications and challenges of extracorporeal lung assist in trauma patients with severe acute respiratory distress syndrome is given on  the basis of clinical and scientific experience.Traumatic lung injury is often present in multiple trauma with a wide spectrum of severity. In a large cohort study, patients with multiple trauma were... Read more