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2014-02-05 11:31:48

In a group of very low-birth-weight infants, severe retinopathy of prematurity was associated with nonvisual disabilities at age 5 years.

2014-02-05 04:21:04

ORANGE, Calif., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Jan 24, NICVIEW completed an installation of their innovative NICU camera system at CHOC Children's NICU at St.

2014-02-03 23:21:31

Leading private hospitals in London take action against hospital-acquired infections; soon they will adopt application to reduce misuse of antibiotics Chicago,

Study Finds 'Bubble CPAP' Increases Neonatal Survival Rates
2014-01-30 11:19:07

The first clinical study of a low-cost neonatal breathing system created by Rice University bioengineering students demonstrated that the device increased the survival rate of newborns with severe respiratory illness from 44 percent to 71 percent.

2014-01-30 10:09:55

Researchers have developed a tool that allows caregivers to quickly and accurately predict the risk of death in children with septic shock – a systemic infection that damages vital organs and one of the leading causes of death among hospitalized children.

2014-01-28 23:04:43

5i Sciences appoints three new Directors to its Board, and raises $2MM to further development of its products in anesthesia care and sleep medicine. San Diego,

2014-01-28 08:29:28

Digital device provides objective data to reduce air leaks and improve outcomes MCHENRY, Ill., Jan.

2014-01-23 12:29:41

Saving 18,562 ICU Days; 55,189 Total Hospital Days and More Than $38 million for Hospital Partners ST. LOUIS, Jan.


Latest Intensive care medicine Reference Libraries

Tracheal Intubation
2013-04-30 13:26:36

Tracheal intubation (commonly known as intubation) is the placement of a flexible plastic tube into the trachea in order to maintain an open airway or to serve as a conduit through which to administer oxygen or other drugs. It is commonly performed in emergency situations and critically ill or injured patients, but intubation is also used in patients who will be undergoing a lengthy surgery that requires them to be under anesthesia for a significant number of hours. In order to intubate,...

Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
2013-04-30 13:11:12

Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation, also known as ECMO, is best described as long term life support occurring outside the patient’s body. It should be noted, however, that ECMO is temporary and typically lasts three to ten days on average. ECMO is a means of oxygenating blood without it having to circulate inside the body, and thus allows time for essential recovery of the heart and lungs. ECMO comes with many serious risks and is only used in severe cases of cardiac or respiratory failure...

Oxygen Therapy
2013-04-30 10:27:06

Oxygen therapy is known as the administration of oxygen as a medical intervention. It is indicated in patients whose oxygen supply is compromised due to both acute and chronic health conditions and can be administered in many different ways. Oxygen therapy can be administered virtually wherever the patient is. Most commonly, oxygen is delivered to patients in an ambulance, hospital, or doctor’s office. These medical facilities carry oxygen in the form of a compressed gas. It is stored...

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