Latest Intensive-care unit Stories

2011-04-14 12:16:21

A new research study of the effect of a commonly used strategy to reduce the spread of antibiotic-resistant bacteria in hospital intensive care units (ICU) shows that the strategy had no significant effect.

2011-04-13 21:51:10

Patients who receive intensive care services are very different in the United States than in the United Kingdom.

2011-04-13 08:00:00

CINCINNATI, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pampers, the iconic and first baby care brand to distribute disposable diapers around the globe, is turning 50! Pampers honors these 50 years of parenting by unveiling its Little Miracle Missions program, which seeks to celebrate, support and protect babies everywhere through acts of kindness to little miracles (babies) and their families, while encouraging parents to "pay it forward" and support others. (Photo:...

2011-04-08 12:54:00

NORTH TONAWANDA, N.Y., April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- VIGILAIR Systems, an industry leader in Ultraviolet Germicidal Irradiation (UVGI) technology was instrumental in a newly published, and first of its kind hospital study that demonstrated a dramatic reduction in patient Hospital Acquired Infections (HAI) with the application of VIGILAIR® air cleaning technology in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). The published article 'Effect of enhanced ultraviolet germicidal irradiation in the...

2011-04-01 01:18:00

VIENNA, April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Intercell AG (VSE: ICLL) announced that it has agreed with Novartis to advance Intercell's investigational Pseudomonas aeruginosa vaccine into a confirmatory clinical efficacy trial in ventilated ICU (Intensive Care Unit) patients.

2011-03-30 13:37:02

A major UK study on complications of anesthesia has shown that obese patients are twice as likely to develop serious airway problems during a general anesthetic than non-obese patients.

2011-03-24 07:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Masimo (Nasdaq: MASI) announced today that three new studies presented at the International Symposium of Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine (ISICEM) Annual Meeting in Brussels, Belgium, demonstrate the accuracy, reliability, and clinical impact of Masimo noninvasive and continuous measurements--noninvasive hemoglobin (SpHb®), Pleth Variability Index (PVI®), and Perfusion Index (PI)--in Intensive Care Unit (ICU) patients.

2011-03-22 00:41:39

Patients who've been hurt in car or bike crashes, been shot or stabbed, or suffered other injuries are more likely to live if they arrive at the hospital on the weekend than during the week.

2011-03-09 10:02:00

WASHINGTON, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This morning, Representatives Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Erik Paulsen (R-MN) introduced bipartisan legislation to identify gaps and improve coordination in the delivery of critical care health services in the United States.

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