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  • NICU
  • At present, neurologic intensive care units (NICU) are limited to medical centers with adequate radiological support, including computed transmission tomography, and neurophysiological monitoring facilities such as EEG and somatosensory evoked potentials (SSEP). (springer.com)
  • Prematurity
  • Common conditions cared for include prematurity and associated complications, congenital disorders such as Congenital diaphragmatic hernia, or complications resulting from the birthing process. (wikipedia.org)
  • acute
  • Patients requiring intensive care may require support for instability (hypertension/hypotension), airway or respiratory compromise (such as ventilator support), acute renal failure, potentially lethal cardiac arrhythmias, or the cumulative effects of multiple organ failure, more commonly referred to now as multiple organ dysfunction syndrome. (wikipedia.org)
  • To facilitate interaction between healthcare providers, researchers, engineers, programmers and companies interested in collaborative research in the acute care setting. (amia.org)
  • Organize and maintain a network of people and organizations interested in acute care informatics research. (amia.org)
  • Australia and New
  • citation needed] Launched in 2000, the Intensive Care Appeal is a major fund-raising event held annually in Australia and New Zealand to create awareness and raise funds by selling wristbands and key tags - in 2008 a four-coloured pen with a safety pull-apart lanyard will be introduced. (wikipedia.org)
  • cardiac
  • These units also typically handle cardiac transplantation and postop care of cardiac catheterization patients if those services are offered at the hospital. (wikipedia.org)
  • ICU delirium, formerly and inaccurately referred to as ICU psychosis, is a syndrome common in intensive care and cardiac units where patients who are in unfamiliar, monotonous surroundings develop symptoms of delirium (Maxmen & Ward, 1995). (wikipedia.org)
  • infants
  • Their competencies include the administration of high-risk medications, management of high-acuity patients requiring ventilator support, surgical care, resuscitation, advanced interventions such as extracorporeal membrane oxygenation or hypothermia therapy for neonatal encephalopathy procedures, as well as chronic-care management or lower acuity cares associated with premature infants such as feeding intolerance, phototherapy , or administering antibiotics. (wikipedia.org)
  • Before the industrial revolution , premature and ill infants were born and cared for at home and either lived or died without medical intervention. (wikipedia.org)
  • Respiratory issues were also increasing in children because neonatal intensive care units were increasing the survival rates of infants. (wikipedia.org)
  • Neurocritical Care
  • It comprised "Year-In-Review" lectures on ICM key topics such as haemodynamics, ventilation, nutrition, nephrology, and neurocritical care, as well as several workshops. (wikipedia.org)
  • acuity
  • Among these two different levels, they are able to provide critical care and stabilization for each child before transferring to a different acuity. (wikipedia.org)
  • practice
  • A study commissioned to help guide revisions of best practices in providing palliative care finds that there is a wide and varied body of evidence to support such clinical practice guidelines. (news-medical.net)
  • outcomes
  • Fever has also been associated with an increased length of stay, increased cost of care, and poorer outcomes in patients with traumatic head injury, subarachnoid hemorrhage, or pancreatitis [ 15,17-23 ]. (uptodate.com)
  • hospitals
  • Although this was not the case, her experiences during the war formed the foundation for her later discovery of the importance of sanitary conditions in hospitals, a critical component of intensive care. (wikipedia.org)