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2013-02-20 14:35:41

A hospital is not the best place to get a good night's sleep, especially in a noisy intensive care unit.

2012-11-14 15:09:58

A first-of-its-kind program at St. Michael's Hospital lowers risk of delirium in elderly patients admitted for trauma and decreases the likelihood they will be discharged to a long-term care facility.

2012-06-17 23:02:00

Mount Sinai has received $12,728,753 to fund a Geriatric Emergency Department Innovations in Care Program known as GEDI WISE, which will provide clinical, workforce, and informatics enhancements

2012-03-02 01:14:46

Opioids are a mainstay of care in the critical care unit, but their use frequently causes constipation which can lead to adverse outcomes including delayed feeding and later discharge from the ICU.

2011-09-13 23:07:47

A striking portrait of the health of Boston's elderly homeless population is emerging from a new study by the Institute for Aging Research of Hebrew SeniorLife, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School.

2011-08-18 06:51:25

Cardiac arrest is the leading cause of death in North America.

2011-05-16 22:01:47

Intensive care units (ICUs) that implemented a telemedicine intervention that included offsite electronic monitoring of processes and detection of nonadherence to best practices had lower hospital and ICU mortality, lower rates of preventable complications, and shorter hospital and ICU lengths of stay.

2011-01-18 10:05:00

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced ICU Care is presenting research on evidence-based ICU best practices from its tele-ICU programs at the Society of Critical Care Medicine's 40th Critical Care Congress, held January 15-19 in San Diego.

2010-09-30 12:10:00

-- Ensures Most Pressing Medical Needs in Nation's Critical Care System Are Met -- WASHINGTON, Sept.


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