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Latest Intensive-care unit Stories

2012-05-14 09:54:04

Women are more likely to suffer post-traumatic stress than men after leaving an intensive care unit (ICU).

2012-05-04 10:40:38

Patients in an intensive care unit (ICU) often become confused or delirious soon after, or within a few days of, admittance to the ICU.

2012-03-28 13:33:02

Carefully adjusting mechanical ventilator settings in the intensive care unit to pump smaller breaths into very sick lungs can reduce the chances of dying by as much as 8 percent.

2012-03-17 23:01:22

Biovo Technologies announced that it has received CE Mark approval for its Airway Medix Closed Suction System, a patented closed suction system designed to remove biofilm and secretion buildup

2012-03-02 01:14:46

Opioids are a mainstay of care in the critical care unit, but their use frequently causes constipation which can lead to adverse outcomes including delayed feeding and later discharge from the ICU.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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