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2014-11-07 12:24:41

Kicking off with the original song, 'I Know,' campaign aims to use the power of music to raise awareness of third-largest killer in U.S. SAN DIEGO, Nov.

2014-11-05 12:26:53

Telemedicine to Enhance Patient Care CLEARWATER, Fla., Nov.

2014-10-24 23:03:54

Florida Hospital Tampa is hosting a “Community Preview” of the new Emergency Room and ICU Tower on Sunday, November 2nd prior to officially opening its doors. Tampa,

2014-10-22 12:30:10

Partners HealthCare has increased patient assignments for nurses in the hospital's ICUs in direct violation of a new state law requiring one-on-one attention to ensure patient safety

2014-10-21 12:31:37

Partners HealthCare has increased patient assignments for nurses in the hospital's ICUs in direct violation of a new state law requiring one-on-one-attention to ensure patient safety

2014-10-14 12:30:35

Partners HealthCare has increased patient assignments for nurses in the hospital's ICUs in direct violation of a new state law requiring one-on-one-attention to ensure patient safety

2014-10-10 08:23:42

MONMOUTH JUNCTION, N.J., Oct.


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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