Latest Intensive-care unit Stories

2011-01-14 08:44:26

A new report shows hospital infection rates are reduced when intensive care units (ICUs) are converted into private rooms.

2011-01-11 15:01:41

The study, published today in the journal Archives of Internal Medicine, also suggests that length of stay would be shorter.

2011-01-10 15:31:43

Converting hospital intensive care units (ICUs) to private rooms is associated with a reduction in the rate at which patients acquire infections.

2010-12-15 15:45:00

MCHENRY, Ill., Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Medela announced today the award recipients from its November Virtual Human Milk (breastmilk) Collection Campaign in honor of the March of Dimes' National Prematurity Awareness Month.

2010-12-15 13:41:55

The first few days after birth is an important time when babies learn to recognize the sound of their parents' voice and the parents in turn bond with their children.

2010-12-14 00:01:39

In annual tradition, Mrs. Obama spreads cheer to children in the Pediatric ICU Washington, D.C. (Vocus) December 13, 2010 First Lady Michelle Obama visited patients and staff at Children’s National Medical Center today, an annual tradition dating back to First Lady Bess Truman. Mrs.

2010-12-09 06:50:00

ANDOVER, Mass., Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Philips Electronics (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHI) announced today the recipients of its 2010 Impact Awards for Enterprise Patient Informatics Solutions (EPIS).

2010-12-08 08:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- CareFusion (NYSE: CFN), a leading, global medical device company, today announced the launch of Verso(TM) 90 adapter, a component that enables uninterrupted access to a ventilated patient's airway without having to disconnect the patient from the ventilator.

2010-12-02 21:29:00

Using a widely heralded Johns Hopkins checklist and other patient-safety tools, intensive care units across the state of Michigan reduced the rate of potentially lethal bloodstream infections to near zero.

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