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2015-01-23 23:03:52

Recognized by the Society of Critical Care Medicine for treatment of a severe brain injury after an 8 year old was kicked in the head by a horse Dayton, OH (PRWEB)

coma recovery
2015-01-23 10:26:21

Hearing the soothing sound of a loved one’s voice and listening to familiar stories can help awaken the unconscious brain and speed the recovery of coma patients, according to research published Thursday in the journal Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair.

2015-01-14 12:26:45

HOUSTON, Jan. 14, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr.

2015-01-14 08:27:08

Presentation consistent with data from STA 2015 meeting, which show minute ventilation monitoring is consistently more precise than oximetry, capnography WALTHAM, Mass., Jan.

hawaii's oceans
2014-12-31 12:57:36

A doctor who lost several family members to sepsis, a complication of infection that is one of the leading causes of death around the world, is fighting back by investigating the usefulness of natural, oceanic materials in combatting the condition.

2014-12-29 16:22:51

In the news release, Advanzeon Solutions, Inc.'s Wholly-Owned Subsidiary Pharmacy Value Management Solutions, Inc.

2014-12-18 08:29:00

Round led jointly by OrbiMed, Pontifax and Jacobs Investment Company.


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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