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Using Real-Time Data Analytics to Enhance Care in the NICU

Real-time data analytics tools help providers in the NICU at Stanford Children's Health delivery optimal, compassionate care.

Source: Analytics
Published: 18 May 2021

Case Studies in Adult Intensive Care Medicine

Guiding FFICM and EDIC exam candidates through the intensive care medicine curriculum, this book provides 48 case studies mapped to eight key areas of study in the UK and European syllabuses. Cases include clinical vignettes, explanations and a list of key ...

Source: Cambridge University Press
Published: 02 Apr 2021

AI analytics predict COVID-19 patients' daily trajectory in UK intensive care units

Researchers have used machine learning to predict which COVID-19 patients might get worse and not respond positively to being turned onto their front in intensive care units -- a technique known as proning that is commonly used in this setting to improve oxygenation of the lungs.

Source: Science Daily
Published: 12 May 2021

Intensive Care Unit bed numbers reduced as Royal Hobart Hospital struggles to recruit specialist staff

ICU bed closures, bed block and a cutback on elective surgeries will be the new norm at the Royal Hobart Hospital, with insiders questioning how much more the system can cope with before it buckles under the strain.

Source: Australian Broadcasting Corporation on
Published: 16 May 2021

International Consensus Conferences in Intensive Care Medicine: Noninvasive Positive Pressure Ventilation in Acute Respiratory Failure

Jury and coauthors: Timothy W. Evans (London, UK, Chairman), Richard K. Albert (Denver, CO), Derek C. Angus (Pittsburgh, PA), Julian F. Bion (Birmingham, UK), Jean ...

Source: ATS Journals
Published: 17 Sep 2020

Memorial Healthcare intensive care nurse turns to art for stress relief

A Memorial Healthcare intensive care nurse turned to art as a therapeutic coping mechanism. The beautiful masterpiece she created is inspiring her and others to keep pressing forward. A picture is worth 1,

Source: ABC12 on
Published: 06 May 2021

Advancing care for brain cancer: There’s more work to be done

The odds of getting a malignant brain tumor are less than 1%. Yet if you or a family member happen to be among that small minority, the impact is powerful and devastating.

Source: The Business Journals
Published: 18 May 2021

Most COVID-19 ICU patients in Brazil are now under 40 years old. Experts think the spread of a variant is to blame.

Most of Brazil's COVID-19 patients in ICUs last week were under 40, the country's Association of Intensive Care Medicine said. And while it's not entirely known why younger patients are now being ...

Source: MSN
Published: 16 Apr 2021

Meet the Editors

He has been chair of the critical care program committee of the ATS and was editor-in-chief of the journal Intensive Care Medicine from 2001 to 2007. He has published more than 350 papers in peer-reviewed journals, mostly in the field of invasive and ...

Source: ATS Journals
Published: 11 Sep 2020

I don't blame colleagues for leaving the NHS: the government has betrayed them

Dr Samantha Batt-Rawden is president of the Doctors’ Association UK and a senior registrar in intensive care medicine. ‘A mass exodus from the NHS is no longer a case of if, it’s a case of ...

Source: The Guardian
Published: 06 Apr 2021

Critically Ill Covid Patients: ICU bed, ventilator ever more elusive

analgesia and intensive care medicine at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University. Almost all the private hospitals visited said that they do not stock more ventilators because not all ...

Source: The Daily Star
Published: 28 Apr 2021

Spreading faster, hitting harder – why young Brazilians are dying of Covid

Last week, the Brazilian Association of Intensive Care Medicine said that for the first time, most Covid patients in ICU were under 40 – a finding echoed by frontline doctors. Nurses prepare to ...

Source: The Guardian
Published: 16 Apr 2021

Survivors and non-survivors of critical illness show differences in cell adaptation to adverse conditions

and forms part of the University of Plymouth's expertise in intensive care medicine, which explores oxygen deprivation and the body's ability to cope in hostile conditions. It also builds on ...

Source: News Medical
Published: 26 Apr 2021

Cell adaptation in critically ill could be difference between life and death

and forms part of the University of Plymouth's expertise in intensive care medicine, which explores oxygen deprivation and the body's ability to cope in hostile conditions. It also builds on ...

Source: EurekAlert!
Published: 26 Apr 2021

Hospitals in Germany on the brink of collapse

Intensive care bed (Photo: Lacu Schienred / CC-BY-SA 4.0) According to the German Interdisciplinary Association for Intensive and Emergency Medicine (DIVI), 220 COVID-19 patients are currently in ...

Source: World Socialist Web Site
Published: 19 Apr 2021

Highly contagious Brazilian COVID variant confirmed in El Paso County

citing the Brazilian Association of Intensive Care Medicine. The virus is also considered to be considerably more transmissible, contributing to the rapid spread of the disease in Brazil.

Source: The Gazette
Published: 04 May 2021

Endothelial function biomarker bio-ADM for risk stratification and management of COVID-19 patients

Prof. Gernot Marx, (Director of the Department of Operative Intensive Care Medicine and Intermediate Care at Uniklinik RWTH Aachen) commented, "In the management of COVID-19 patients there is a ...

Source: EurekAlert!
Published: 03 May 2021

Somber COVID-19 Reality Sets In at Uruguayan ICUs

“It’s much more difficult to provide news to families of intubated patients than to (families of) those who are awake,” said the president of the Uruguayan Society of Intensive Care Medicine ...

Source: Latin American Herald Tribune
Published: 15 Apr 2021

Brazil once vaccinated 10 million people for polio in a day. What went wrong with COVID-19?

According to the Brazilian Association of Intensive Care Medicine (Amib), 52 percent of the country’s ICU beds were occupied by patients aged 40 or younger in March, a 16.5 percent jump over the ...

Source: National Geographic news
Published: 27 Apr 2021

AI analytics predict COVID-19 patients’ daily trajectory in UK intensive care

Researchers used AI to identify which daily changing clinical parameters best predict intervention responses in critically ill COVID-19 patients.

Source: Armed robbery in Revesby
Published: 11 May 2021

New automated insulin infusion system could reduce medical errors, improve care

Nurses traditionally manage insulin intake for critically ill patients by following precise steps to manually calculate the correct dose for each person. Looking for ways to improve this process, researchers at the Johns Hopkins Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality recently tested a "smart agent" system that integrates electronic health records and infusion pumps to automate insulin dose selection.

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 13 May 2021

Critical Care Services Market is Booming Worldwide with Merck, Grifols, Shire

Latest released the research study on Global Critical Care Services Market offers a detailed overview of the factors influencing the global business scope Critical Care Services Market research report shows the latest market insights with upcoming trends and breakdown of

Published: 17 May 2021

Anu and Satya Nadella Family Commit $15 Million to Seattle Children's to Advance Precision Medicine Neurosciences and Mental Health Care

Seattle Children's today announced that Anu and Satya Nadella and their family have generously committed $15 million to advance precision medicine neurosciences and youth

Source: Chinook Observer
Published: 05 May 2021

Utah woman surprised to give birth on flight to Hawaii; family raising funds for preemie’s care

A Utah woman gave birth on a Delta Flight headed from Salt Lake City to Hawaii, and reportedly surprised everyone on the flight -- including her.

Source: Gephardt Daily
Published: 05 May 2021

The editor of digital health’s newest journal wants to democratize medicine with data

STAT spoke with physician and researcher Leo Anthony Celi, the editor of the new open access medical journal PLOS Digital Health.

Source: STAT
Published: 05 May 2021

Israel’s Vaccine Triumph Masks a Coming Catastrophe

On the ground, basically you’ve got a really junior staff who aren’t trained in critical care medicine, since there are limited residency programs for specializing in intensive care medicine ...

Source: Slate
Published: 16 Apr 2021

Covid-19: Doctors Call For Genome Study, Intensive Testing In Jammu

The Team of Doctors deputed by Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Monday called for conducting genome study in Jammu while observing that the high mortality here may be because of the double mutant Indian strain.

Source: Middle East North Africa Financial Network
Published: 18 May 2021

Overcoming the Treatment-Risk Paradox for Intensive Blood Pressure Care

Patients most likely to benefit from intensive systolic blood pressure treatment (SBP) versus standard treatment to reduce cardiovascular disease (CVD

Source: Business Wire
Published: 30 Apr 2021