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Executive Health Management

GEST U.S. Global Embolization Symposium & Technologies

2016 05 May

Global Embolization | Symposium & Technologies Statistics 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... 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... Read more

ICU Management

Volume 16 - Issue 1, 2016

2016 11 Mar

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ESICM Regional Conference 2016

2016 28 Apr

The purpose of Regional Conferences  is to provide participants with an educational experience on issues related to disease management. The meeting is a mixture of state-of-the-art lectures and informal interactive workshops, which aim to provide an environment that is both enjoyable and conducive to learning. Read more

ICU Management

Study: Transfusions for Trauma Sub-Optimal

2016 07 Feb

Research published in the British Journal of Surgery has revealed that a mere two per cent of patients with life-threatening bleeding after serious injury receive optimal blood transfusion therapy in England and Wales. The study was led by  Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and the National Health Service (NHS) Blood and Transplant . It is... Read more

IMAGING Management

Surge in CT for Minor Injuries in California

2016 19 Jan

A new study shows increased use of CTs in patients with non-serious injuries, such as fractures or neck strain, treated in emergency departments at California hospitals. The UCSF-led study, which tracked the use of the imaging from 2005 to 2013, found that CTs were more likely to be ordered in hospitals that were designated high-level trauma centres.... Read more

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2016 18 Apr

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Rising Ozone Levels Associated with ARDS

2016 14 Jan

A new study shows that exposure to higher daily levels of ozone is associated with development of acute respiratory disease syndrome (ARDS) in critically ill patients, particularly in trauma patients and current smokers. The findings, reported in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine , indicate that ozone exposure may represent... Read more