News Articles on 'Intensive Care Medicine'
Intensive care patients’ muscles less able to use fats for energy
Intensive care patients can lose 20% of their muscle mass in just 10 ... programmes are effective at preventing muscle wasting," Dr Zudin Puthucheary, UCL Medicine and Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust added: "Exercise and rehabilitation in this ...
Source: News Medical
Published: 16 Oct 2018
The gender gap in critical care medicine: how are we doing globally?
Female enrollment into medical schools is increasing worldwide, but gender disparities persist in certain specialties, especially in critical care medicine. Published data on the scale of this issue is scarce and a recent article published in Critical Care ...
Source: BMC Blogs Network
Published: 04 Oct 2018
Palliative Care in Intensive Care Units: Why, Where, What, Who, When, How
Palliative care is patient and family-centered care that optimizes quality of life by anticipating, preventing, and treating suffering when "curative" therapies are futile. In the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), critically ill patients receive life-sustaining ...
Published: 14 Oct 2018
Loyola Medicine's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Celebrates 30 Years
Newswise — Loyola Medicine's neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) is celebrating 30 years of caring for some of the smallest and sickest newborns. "It gives a sense of joy and accomplishment when you work with these small babies," said Sachin Amin, MD ...
Published: 16 Nov 2017
Cross-border intensive care medicine
Anyone who becomes seriously ill or has an accident while on holiday would like to be treated as well as they are at home. It is vitally important for the patient that the doctor has been well trained, in particular in intensive care medicine. A commission ...
Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 17 Feb 2015
Botswana: Society of Intensive, Critical Care Medicine Launches
Gaborone — The formation of Botswana Society of Intensive and critical Care Medicine(BSICCM) has been long overdue as there is need to form consistent ways for health practitioners in caring for patients who are suffering from life-threatening illnesses.
Published: 16 May 2016
PR: Intensive care medicine: More safety thanks to aviation knowledge
What do intensive care medicine and aviation have in common? In both fields, mistakes can quickly put people’s lives at risk. That’s why high safety standards should be a matter of course for both. Having said that, medicine lags behind by comparison ...
Source: DocCheck News
Published: 20 Dec 2008
A Short History of American Medical Insurance
But the history of American medical care, considered in the light of some ... a financial problem from the very beginning of scientific medicine. By their nature they are extremely labor intensive and expensive to operate. Moreover, their costs are ...
Published: 07 Oct 2018
Paper Trails: Living and Dying With Fragmented Medical Records
Patients move from one hospital to another; from a hospital to a rehab facility; from the wards to the intensive care unit (ICU ... when that person arrives under their care. When the system fails, leaders in medicine suggest some tricks for improvement ...
Published: 24 Sep 2018
Intensive psychiatric ward to reopen after addressing nurse shortages
Source: Nursing Times
Published: 24 Sep 2018