Hospital units providing continuous surveillance and care to acutely ill patients.
Advanced and highly specialized care provided to medical or surgical patients whose conditions are life-threatening and require comprehensive care and constant monitoring. It is usually administered in specially equipped units of a health care facility.
Hospital units providing continuing surveillance and care to acutely ill newborn infants.
Hospital units providing continuous surveillance and care to acutely ill infants and children. Neonates are excluded since INTENSIVE CARE UNITS, NEONATAL is available.
Continuous care and monitoring of newborn infants with life-threatening conditions, in any setting.
A disease or state in which death is possible or imminent.
Health care provided to a critically ill patient during a medical emergency or crisis.
Any method of artificial breathing that employs mechanical or non-mechanical means to force the air into and out of the lungs. Artificial respiration or ventilation is used in individuals who have stopped breathing or have RESPIRATORY INSUFFICIENCY to increase their intake of oxygen (O2) and excretion of carbon dioxide (CO2).
The period of confinement of a patient to a hospital or other health facility.
Any infection which a patient contracts in a health-care institution.
An acronym for Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation, a scoring system using routinely collected data and providing an accurate, objective description for a broad range of intensive care unit admissions, measuring severity of illness in critically ill patients.
An infant during the first month after birth.
Observation of a population for a sufficient number of persons over a sufficient number of years to generate incidence or mortality rates subsequent to the selection of the study group.
Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.
A vital statistic measuring or recording the rate of death from any cause in hospitalized populations.
Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.
Systemic inflammatory response syndrome with a proven or suspected infectious etiology. When sepsis is associated with organ dysfunction distant from the site of infection, it is called severe sepsis. When sepsis is accompanied by HYPOTENSION despite adequate fluid infusion, it is called SEPTIC SHOCK.
Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.
The continuous measurement of physiological processes, blood pressure, heart rate, renal output, reflexes, respiration, etc., in a patient or experimental animal; includes pharmacologic monitoring, the measurement of administered drugs or their metabolites in the blood, tissues, or urine.
The process of accepting patients. The concept includes patients accepted for medical and nursing care in a hospital or other health care institution.
Serious INFLAMMATION of the LUNG in patients who required the use of PULMONARY VENTILATOR. It is usually caused by cross bacterial infections in hospitals (NOSOCOMIAL INFECTIONS).
An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.
Personnel who provide nursing service to patients in a hospital.
A human infant born before 37 weeks of GESTATION.
A disorder characterized by CONFUSION; inattentiveness; disorientation; ILLUSIONS; HALLUCINATIONS; agitation; and in some instances autonomic nervous system overactivity. It may result from toxic/metabolic conditions or structural brain lesions. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp411-2)
Hospitals maintained by a university for the teaching of medical students, postgraduate training programs, and clinical research.
Levels within a diagnostic group which are established by various measurement criteria applied to the seriousness of a patient's disorder.
Substances which lower blood glucose levels.
A progressive condition usually characterized by combined failure of several organs such as the lungs, liver, kidney, along with some clotting mechanisms, usually postinjury or postoperative.
Techniques for effecting the transition of the respiratory-failure patient from mechanical ventilation to spontaneous ventilation, while meeting the criteria that tidal volume be above a given threshold (greater than 5 ml/kg), respiratory frequency be below a given count (less than 30 breaths/min), and oxygen partial pressure be above a given threshold (PaO2 greater than 50mm Hg). Weaning studies focus on finding methods to monitor and predict the outcome of mechanical ventilator weaning as well as finding ventilatory support techniques which will facilitate successful weaning. Present methods include intermittent mandatory ventilation, intermittent positive pressure ventilation, and mandatory minute volume ventilation.
A procedure involving placement of a tube into the trachea through the mouth or nose in order to provide a patient with oxygen and anesthesia.
Failure to adequately provide oxygen to cells of the body and to remove excess carbon dioxide from them. (Stedman, 25th ed)
Studies in which individuals or populations are followed to assess the outcome of exposures, procedures, or effects of a characteristic, e.g., occurrence of disease.
A subspecialty of Pediatrics concerned with the newborn infant.
Programs of disease surveillance, generally within health care facilities, designed to investigate, prevent, and control the spread of infections and their causative microorganisms.
A prediction of the probable outcome of a disease based on a individual's condition and the usual course of the disease as seen in similar situations.
Substances that reduce the growth or reproduction of BACTERIA.
Care provided patients requiring extraordinary therapeutic measures in order to sustain and prolong life.
Studies in which subsets of a defined population are identified. These groups may or may not be exposed to factors hypothesized to influence the probability of the occurrence of a particular disease or other outcome. Cohorts are defined populations which, as a whole, are followed in an attempt to determine distinguishing subgroup characteristics.
Surgical formation of an opening into the trachea through the neck, or the opening so created.
Any materials used in providing care specifically in the hospital.
Interfacility or intrahospital transfer of patients. Intrahospital transfer is usually to obtain a specific kind of care and interfacility transfer is usually for economic reasons as well as for the type of care provided.
A drug-induced depression of consciousness during which patients respond purposefully to verbal commands, either alone or accompanied by light tactile stimulation. No interventions are required to maintain a patent airway. (From: American Society of Anesthesiologists Practice Guidelines)
Research aimed at assessing the quality and effectiveness of health care as measured by the attainment of a specified end result or outcome. Measures include parameters such as improved health, lowered morbidity or mortality, and improvement of abnormal states (such as elevated blood pressure).
Withholding or withdrawal of a particular treatment or treatments, often (but not necessarily) life-prolonging treatment, from a patient or from a research subject as part of a research protocol. The concept is differentiated from REFUSAL TO TREAT, where the emphasis is on the health professional's or health facility's refusal to treat a patient or group of patients when the patient or the patient's representative requests treatment. Withholding of life-prolonging treatment is usually indexed only with EUTHANASIA, PASSIVE, unless the distinction between withholding and withdrawing treatment, or the issue of withholding palliative rather than curative treatment, is discussed.
Drugs used to induce drowsiness or sleep or to reduce psychological excitement or anxiety.
Patients' guests and rules for visiting.
Mechanical devices used to produce or assist pulmonary ventilation.
Abrupt reduction in kidney function. Acute kidney injury encompasses the entire spectrum of the syndrome including acute kidney failure; ACUTE KIDNEY TUBULAR NECROSIS; and other less severe conditions.
Glucose in blood.
The period of care beginning when the patient is removed from surgery and aimed at meeting the patient's psychological and physical needs directly after surgery. (From Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)
Precise and detailed plans for the study of a medical or biomedical problem and/or plans for a regimen of therapy.
A measure of inpatient health facility use based upon the average number or proportion of beds occupied for a given period of time.
Small-scale tests of methods and procedures to be used on a larger scale if the pilot study demonstrates that these methods and procedures can work.
The confinement of a patient in a hospital.
A class of statistical procedures for estimating the survival function (function of time, starting with a population 100% well at a given time and providing the percentage of the population still well at later times). The survival analysis is then used for making inferences about the effects of treatments, prognostic factors, exposures, and other covariates on the function.
The number of new cases of a given disease during a given period in a specified population. It also is used for the rate at which new events occur in a defined population. It is differentiated from PREVALENCE, which refers to all cases, new or old, in the population at a given time.
Sepsis associated with HYPOTENSION or hypoperfusion despite adequate fluid resuscitation. Perfusion abnormalities may include, but are not limited to LACTIC ACIDOSIS; OLIGURIA; or acute alteration in mental status.
Infections caused by bacteria that show up as pink (negative) when treated by the gram-staining method.
Medical and nursing care of patients in the terminal stage of an illness.
Care given to patients by nursing service personnel.
A syndrome of abnormally low BLOOD GLUCOSE level. Clinical hypoglycemia has diverse etiologies. Severe hypoglycemia eventually lead to glucose deprivation of the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM resulting in HUNGER; SWEATING; PARESTHESIA; impaired mental function; SEIZURES; COMA; and even DEATH.
Disease having a short and relatively severe course.
Diseases of newborn infants present at birth (congenital) or developing within the first month of birth. It does not include hereditary diseases not manifesting at birth or within the first 30 days of life nor does it include inborn errors of metabolism. Both HEREDITARY DISEASES and METABOLISM, INBORN ERRORS are available as general concepts.
Infections resulting from the use of catheters. Proper aseptic technique, site of catheter placement, material composition, and virulence of the organism are all factors that can influence possible infection.
The act of cleansing the hands with water or other liquid, with or without the inclusion of soap or other detergent, for the purpose of destroying infectious microorganisms.
Abnormally high BLOOD GLUCOSE level.
The architecture, functional design, and construction of hospitals.
The absence of a useful purpose or useful result in a diagnostic procedure or therapeutic intervention. The situation of a patient whose condition will not be improved by treatment or instances in which treatment preserves permanent unconsciousness or cannot end dependence on intensive medical care. (From Ann Intern Med 1990 Jun 15;112(12):949)
Hospitals engaged in educational and research programs, as well as providing medical care to the patients.
Surgery performed on the heart.
The qualitative or quantitative estimation of the likelihood of adverse effects that may result from exposure to specified health hazards or from the absence of beneficial influences. (Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 1988)
Placement of an intravenous CATHETER in the subclavian, jugular, or other central vein.
Rooms occupied by one or more individuals during a stay in a health facility. The concept includes aspects of environment, design, care, or economics.
A pyrimidine nucleoside analog that is used mainly in the treatment of leukemia, especially acute non-lymphoblastic leukemia. Cytarabine is an antimetabolite antineoplastic agent that inhibits the synthesis of DNA. Its actions are specific for the S phase of the cell cycle. It also has antiviral and immunosuppressant properties. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p472)
Instructions issued by a physician pertaining to the institution, continuation, or withdrawal of life support measures. The concept includes policies, laws, statutes, decisions, guidelines, and discussions that may affect the issuance of such orders.
The nursing specialty that deals with the care of newborn infants during the first four weeks after birth.
A syndrome characterized by progressive life-threatening RESPIRATORY INSUFFICIENCY in the absence of known LUNG DISEASES, usually following a systemic insult such as surgery or major TRAUMA.
Pathologic processes that affect patients after a surgical procedure. They may or may not be related to the disease for which the surgery was done, and they may or may not be direct results of the surgery.
The number of beds which a hospital has been designed and constructed to contain. It may also refer to the number of beds set up and staffed for use.
The proportion of survivors in a group, e.g., of patients, studied and followed over a period, or the proportion of persons in a specified group alive at the beginning of a time interval who survive to the end of the interval. It is often studied using life table methods.
Surgical incision of the trachea.
The use of two or more chemicals simultaneously or sequentially in the drug therapy of neoplasms. The drugs need not be in the same dosage form.
The treatment of a disease or condition by several different means simultaneously or sequentially. Chemoimmunotherapy, RADIOIMMUNOTHERAPY, chemoradiotherapy, cryochemotherapy, and SALVAGE THERAPY are seen most frequently, but their combinations with each other and surgery are also used.
The presence of viable bacteria circulating in the blood. Fever, chills, tachycardia, and tachypnea are common acute manifestations of bacteremia. The majority of cases are seen in already hospitalized patients, most of whom have underlying diseases or procedures which render their bloodstreams susceptible to invasion.
The administrative process of discharging the patient, alive or dead, from hospitals or other health facilities.
Laboratory and other services provided to patients at the bedside. These include diagnostic and laboratory testing using automated information entry.
Nutritional support given via the alimentary canal or any route connected to the gastrointestinal system (i.e., the enteral route). This includes oral feeding, sip feeding, and tube feeding using nasogastric, gastrostomy, and jejunostomy tubes.
Therapeutic act or process that initiates a response to a complete or partial remission level.
Statistical models which describe the relationship between a qualitative dependent variable (that is, one which can take only certain discrete values, such as the presence or absence of a disease) and an independent variable. A common application is in epidemiology for estimating an individual's risk (probability of a disease) as a function of a given risk factor.
Infections with bacteria of the genus ACINETOBACTER.
The hospital unit in which patients with acute cardiac disorders receive intensive care.
Minor hemoglobin components of human erythrocytes designated A1a, A1b, and A1c. Hemoglobin A1c is most important since its sugar moiety is glucose covalently bound to the terminal amino acid of the beta chain. Since normal glycohemoglobin concentrations exclude marked blood glucose fluctuations over the preceding three to four weeks, the concentration of glycosylated hemoglobin A is a more reliable index of the blood sugar average over a long period of time.
A 51-amino acid pancreatic hormone that plays a major role in the regulation of glucose metabolism, directly by suppressing endogenous glucose production (GLYCOGENOLYSIS; GLUCONEOGENESIS) and indirectly by suppressing GLUCAGON secretion and LIPOLYSIS. Native insulin is a globular protein comprised of a zinc-coordinated hexamer. Each insulin monomer containing two chains, A (21 residues) and B (30 residues), linked by two disulfide bonds. Insulin is used as a drug to control insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (DIABETES MELLITUS, TYPE 1).
Failing to prevent death from natural causes, for reasons of mercy by the withdrawal or withholding of life-prolonging treatment.
An infant whose weight at birth is less than 1500 grams (3.3 lbs), regardless of gestational age.
Care of patients by a multidisciplinary team usually organized under the leadership of a physician; each member of the team has specific responsibilities and the whole team contributes to the care of the patient.
Sudden increase in the incidence of a disease. The concept includes EPIDEMICS and PANDEMICS.
A subclass of DIABETES MELLITUS that is not INSULIN-responsive or dependent (NIDDM). It is characterized initially by INSULIN RESISTANCE and HYPERINSULINEMIA; and eventually by GLUCOSE INTOLERANCE; HYPERGLYCEMIA; and overt diabetes. Type II diabetes mellitus is no longer considered a disease exclusively found in adults. Patients seldom develop KETOSIS but often exhibit OBESITY.
Time schedule for administration of a drug in order to achieve optimum effectiveness and convenience.
A set of techniques used when variation in several variables has to be studied simultaneously. In statistics, multivariate analysis is interpreted as any analytic method that allows simultaneous study of two or more dependent variables.
Extracorporeal ULTRAFILTRATION technique without HEMODIALYSIS for treatment of fluid overload and electrolyte disturbances affecting renal, cardiac, or pulmonary function.
A class of statistical methods applicable to a large set of probability distributions used to test for correlation, location, independence, etc. In most nonparametric statistical tests, the original scores or observations are replaced by another variable containing less information. An important class of nonparametric tests employs the ordinal properties of the data. Another class of tests uses information about whether an observation is above or below some fixed value such as the median, and a third class is based on the frequency of the occurrence of runs in the data. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed, p1284; Corsini, Concise Encyclopedia of Psychology, 1987, p764-5)
In screening and diagnostic tests, the probability that a person with a positive test is a true positive (i.e., has the disease), is referred to as the predictive value of a positive test; whereas, the predictive value of a negative test is the probability that the person with a negative test does not have the disease. Predictive value is related to the sensitivity and specificity of the test.
Works about clinical trials that involve at least one test treatment and one control treatment, concurrent enrollment and follow-up of the test- and control-treated groups, and in which the treatments to be administered are selected by a random process, such as the use of a random-numbers table.
An antitumor alkaloid isolated from VINCA ROSEA. (Merck, 11th ed.)
The expenses incurred by a hospital in providing care. The hospital costs attributed to a particular patient care episode include the direct costs plus an appropriate proportion of the overhead for administration, personnel, building maintenance, equipment, etc. Hospital costs are one of the factors which determine HOSPITAL CHARGES (the price the hospital sets for its services).
The hospital unit in which patients with respiratory conditions requiring special attention receive intensive medical care and surveillance.
The age of the conceptus, beginning from the time of FERTILIZATION. In clinical obstetrics, the gestational age is often estimated as the time from the last day of the last MENSTRUATION which is about 2 weeks before OVULATION and fertilization.
Professional medical personnel approved to provide care to patients in a hospital.
Infection of the lung often accompanied by inflammation.
Physical surroundings or conditions of a hospital or other health facility and influence of these factors on patients and staff.
The selection, appointing, and scheduling of personnel.
A country in western Europe bordered by the Atlantic Ocean, the English Channel, the Mediterranean Sea, and the countries of Belgium, Germany, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, the principalities of Andorra and Monaco, and by the duchy of Luxembourg. Its capital is Paris.
The process of making a selective intellectual judgment when presented with several complex alternatives consisting of several variables, and usually defining a course of action or an idea.
A species of gram-negative, aerobic bacteria, commonly found in the clinical laboratory, and frequently resistant to common antibiotics.
Bacteria which lose crystal violet stain but are stained pink when treated by Gram's method.
The restoration to life or consciousness of one apparently dead. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Procedures which temporarily or permanently remedy insufficient cleansing of body fluids by the kidneys.
Age as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or the effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from AGING, a physiological process, and TIME FACTORS which refers only to the passage of time.
Specialized hospital facilities which provide intensive care for burn patients.
Inflammation of the lung parenchyma that is caused by bacterial infections.
Medical complexes consisting of medical school, hospitals, clinics, libraries, administrative facilities, etc.
Measurable and quantifiable biological parameters (e.g., specific enzyme concentration, specific hormone concentration, specific gene phenotype distribution in a population, presence of biological substances) which serve as indices for health- and physiology-related assessments, such as disease risk, psychiatric disorders, environmental exposure and its effects, disease diagnosis, metabolic processes, substance abuse, pregnancy, cell line development, epidemiologic studies, etc.
A detailed review and evaluation of selected clinical records by qualified professional personnel for evaluating quality of medical care.
7-carbon saturated monocarboxylic acids.
Electrically powered devices that are intended to assist in the maintenance of the thermal balance of infants, principally by controlling the air temperature and humidity in an enclosure. (from UMDNS, 1999)
Precursor of an alkylating nitrogen mustard antineoplastic and immunosuppressive agent that must be activated in the LIVER to form the active aldophosphamide. It has been used in the treatment of LYMPHOMA and LEUKEMIA. Its side effect, ALOPECIA, has been used for defleecing sheep. Cyclophosphamide may also cause sterility, birth defects, mutations, and cancer.
Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.
Educational programs designed to inform nurses of recent advances in their fields.
A scale that assesses the response to stimuli in patients with craniocerebral injuries. The parameters are eye opening, motor response, and verbal response.
Infections with bacteria of the genus STAPHYLOCOCCUS.
A very toxic anthracycline aminoglycoside antineoplastic isolated from Streptomyces peucetius and others, used in treatment of LEUKEMIA and other NEOPLASMS.
Care of infants in the home or institution.
The segregation of patients with communicable or other diseases for a specified time. Isolation may be strict, in which movement and social contacts are limited; modified, where an effort to control specified aspects of care is made in order to prevent cross infection; or reverse, where the patient is secluded in a controlled or germ-free environment in order to protect him or her from cross infection.
A form of invasive candidiasis where species of CANDIDA are present in the blood.
A method of comparing the cost of a program with its expected benefits in dollars (or other currency). The benefit-to-cost ratio is a measure of total return expected per unit of money spent. This analysis generally excludes consideration of factors that are not measured ultimately in economic terms. Cost effectiveness compares alternative ways to achieve a specific set of results.
An anatomic severity scale based on the Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS) and developed specifically to score multiple traumatic injuries. It has been used as a predictor of mortality.
Directions or principles presenting current or future rules of policy for assisting health care practitioners in patient care decisions regarding diagnosis, therapy, or related clinical circumstances. The guidelines may be developed by government agencies at any level, institutions, professional societies, governing boards, or by the convening of expert panels. The guidelines form a basis for the evaluation of all aspects of health care and delivery.
A medical facility which provides a high degree of subspecialty expertise for patients from centers where they received SECONDARY CARE.
Special hospitals which provide care for ill children.
Therapy with two or more separate preparations given for a combined effect.
Evaluation procedures that focus on both the outcome or status (OUTCOMES ASSESSMENT) of the patient at the end of an episode of care - presence of symptoms, level of activity, and mortality; and the process (ASSESSMENT, PROCESS) - what is done for the patient diagnostically and therapeutically.
The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.
A distribution in which a variable is distributed like the sum of the squares of any given independent random variable, each of which has a normal distribution with mean of zero and variance of one. The chi-square test is a statistical test based on comparison of a test statistic to a chi-square distribution. The oldest of these tests are used to detect whether two or more population distributions differ from one another.
Infections by bacteria, general or unspecified.
A subtype of DIABETES MELLITUS that is characterized by INSULIN deficiency. It is manifested by the sudden onset of severe HYPERGLYCEMIA, rapid progression to DIABETIC KETOACIDOSIS, and DEATH unless treated with insulin. The disease may occur at any age, but is most common in childhood or adolescence.
Procedure to accelerate the ability of a patient to walk or move about by reducing the time to AMBULATION. It is characterized by a shorter period of hospitalization or recumbency than is normally practiced.
Portable or implantable devices for infusion of insulin. Includes open-loop systems which may be patient-operated or controlled by a pre-set program and are designed for constant delivery of small quantities of insulin, increased during food ingestion, and closed-loop systems which deliver quantities of insulin automatically based on an electronic glucose sensor.
An important nosocomial fungal infection with species of the genus CANDIDA, most frequently CANDIDA ALBICANS. Invasive candidiasis occurs when candidiasis goes beyond a superficial infection and manifests as CANDIDEMIA, deep tissue infection, or disseminated disease with deep organ involvement.
The administering of nutrients for assimilation and utilization by a patient who cannot maintain adequate nutrition by enteral feeding alone. Nutrients are administered by a route other than the alimentary canal (e.g., intravenously, subcutaneously).
A state of prolonged irreversible cessation of all brain activity, including lower brain stem function with the complete absence of voluntary movements, responses to stimuli, brain stem reflexes, and spontaneous respirations. Reversible conditions which mimic this clinical state (e.g., sedative overdose, hypothermia, etc.) are excluded prior to making the determination of brain death. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp348-9)
Absolute, comparative, or differential costs pertaining to services, institutions, resources, etc., or the analysis and study of these costs.
Therapy whose basic objective is to restore the volume and composition of the body fluids to normal with respect to WATER-ELECTROLYTE BALANCE. Fluids may be administered intravenously, orally, by intermittent gavage, or by HYPODERMOCLYSIS.
The statistical reproducibility of measurements (often in a clinical context), including the testing of instrumentation or techniques to obtain reproducible results. The concept includes reproducibility of physiological measurements, which may be used to develop rules to assess probability or prognosis, or response to a stimulus; reproducibility of occurrence of a condition; and reproducibility of experimental results.
Infection with a fungus of the genus CANDIDA. It is usually a superficial infection of the moist areas of the body and is generally caused by CANDIDA ALBICANS. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Country located in EUROPE. It is bordered by the NORTH SEA, BELGIUM, and GERMANY. Constituent areas are Aruba, Curacao, Sint Maarten, formerly included in the NETHERLANDS ANTILLES.
A profound state of unconsciousness associated with depressed cerebral activity from which the individual cannot be aroused. Coma generally occurs when there is dysfunction or injury involving both cerebral hemispheres or the brain stem RETICULAR FORMATION.
Evaluation of the nature and extent of nursing problems presented by a patient for the purpose of patient care planning.
Any tests that demonstrate the relative efficacy of different chemotherapeutic agents against specific microorganisms (i.e., bacteria, fungi, viruses).
The long-term (minutes to hours) administration of a fluid into the vein through venipuncture, either by letting the fluid flow by gravity or by pumping it.
A statistical technique that isolates and assesses the contributions of categorical independent variables to variation in the mean of a continuous dependent variable.
Death resulting from the presence of a disease in an individual, as shown by a single case report or a limited number of patients. This should be differentiated from DEATH, the physiological cessation of life and from MORTALITY, an epidemiological or statistical concept.
Damage inflicted on the body as the direct or indirect result of an external force, with or without disruption of structural continuity.
Systems for assessing, classifying, and coding injuries. These systems are used in medical records, surveillance systems, and state and national registries to aid in the collection and reporting of trauma.
Care of patients with deficiencies and abnormalities associated with the cardiopulmonary system. It includes the therapeutic use of medical gases and their administrative apparatus, environmental control systems, humidification, aerosols, ventilatory support, bronchopulmonary drainage and exercise, respiratory rehabilitation, assistance with cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and maintenance of natural, artificial, and mechanical airways.
A neoplasm characterized by abnormalities of the lymphoid cell precursors leading to excessive lymphoblasts in the marrow and other organs. It is the most common cancer in children and accounts for the vast majority of all childhood leukemias.
The ability of bacteria to resist or to become tolerant to several structurally and functionally distinct drugs simultaneously. This resistance may be acquired through gene mutation or foreign DNA in transmissible plasmids (R FACTORS).
Placement of a balloon-tipped catheter into the pulmonary artery through the antecubital, subclavian, and sometimes the femoral vein. It is used to measure pulmonary artery pressure and pulmonary artery wedge pressure which reflects left atrial pressure and left ventricular end-diastolic pressure. The catheter is threaded into the right atrium, the balloon is inflated and the catheter follows the blood flow through the tricuspid valve into the right ventricle and out into the pulmonary artery.
Studies to determine the advantages or disadvantages, practicability, or capability of accomplishing a projected plan, study, or project.
A systemic inflammatory response to a variety of clinical insults, characterized by two or more of the following conditions: (1) fever >38 degrees C or HYPOTHERMIA 90 beat/minute; (3) tachypnea >24 breaths/minute; (4) LEUKOCYTOSIS >12,000 cells/cubic mm or 10% immature forms. While usually related to infection, SIRS can also be associated with noninfectious insults such as TRAUMA; BURNS; or PANCREATITIS. If infection is involved, a patient with SIRS is said to have SEPSIS.
Institutions with an organized medical staff which provide medical care to patients.
Improving health status of an individual by adjusting the quantities, qualities, and methods of nutrient intake.
The presence of fungi circulating in the blood. Opportunistic fungal sepsis is seen most often in immunosuppressed patients with severe neutropenia or in postoperative patients with intravenous catheters and usually follows prolonged antibiotic therapy.
A hydrolase enzyme that converts L-asparagine and water to L-aspartate and NH3. EC
The provision of care involving the nursing process, to families and family members in health and illness situations. From Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice. 6th ed.
Infections caused by bacteria that retain the crystal violet stain (positive) when treated by the gram-staining method.
The presence of an infectious agent on instruments, prostheses, or other inanimate articles.
A semisynthetic derivative of PODOPHYLLOTOXIN that exhibits antitumor activity. Etoposide inhibits DNA synthesis by forming a complex with topoisomerase II and DNA. This complex induces breaks in double stranded DNA and prevents repair by topoisomerase II binding. Accumulated breaks in DNA prevent entry into the mitotic phase of cell division, and lead to cell death. Etoposide acts primarily in the G2 and S phases of the cell cycle.
Care alleviating symptoms without curing the underlying disease. (Stedman, 25th ed)
An infant having a birth weight of 2500 gm. (5.5 lb.) or less but INFANT, VERY LOW BIRTH WEIGHT is available for infants having a birth weight of 1500 grams (3.3 lb.) or less.
Postnatal deaths from BIRTH to 365 days after birth in a given population. Postneonatal mortality represents deaths between 28 days and 365 days after birth (as defined by National Center for Health Statistics). Neonatal mortality represents deaths from birth to 27 days after birth.
Cessation of heart beat or MYOCARDIAL CONTRACTION. If it is treated within a few minutes, heart arrest can be reversed in most cases to normal cardiac rhythm and effective circulation.
Infections with bacteria of the family ENTEROBACTERIACEAE.
A procedure consisting of a sequence of algebraic formulas and/or logical steps to calculate or determine a given task.
A generic concept reflecting concern with the modification and enhancement of life attributes, e.g., physical, political, moral and social environment; the overall condition of a human life.
Criteria and standards used for the determination of the appropriateness of the inclusion of patients with specific conditions in proposed treatment plans and the criteria used for the inclusion of subjects in various clinical trials and other research protocols.
Multiple physical insults or injuries occurring simultaneously.
The administration of nutrients for assimilation and utilization by a patient by means other than normal eating. It does not include FLUID THERAPY which normalizes body fluids to restore WATER-ELECTROLYTE BALANCE.
Azoles of one NITROGEN and two double bonds that have aromatic chemical properties.
The expected function of a member of the nursing profession.
A graphic means for assessing the ability of a screening test to discriminate between healthy and diseased persons; may also be used in other studies, e.g., distinguishing stimuli responses as to a faint stimuli or nonstimuli.
Compounds that inhibit HMG-CoA reductases. They have been shown to directly lower cholesterol synthesis.

The impact of a multidisciplinary approach on caring for ventilator-dependent patients. (1/1550)

OBJECTIVE: To determine the clinical and financial outcomes of a highly structured multidisciplinary care model for patients in an intensive care unit (ICU) who require prolonged mechanical ventilation. The structured model outcomes (protocol group) are compared with the preprotocol outcomes. DESIGN: Descriptive study with financial analysis. SETTING: A twelve-bed medical-surgical ICU in a non-teaching tertiary referral center in Ogden, Utah. STUDY PARTICIPANTS: During a 54 month period, 469 consecutive intensive care patients requiring mechanical ventilation for longer than 72 hours who did not meet exclusion criteria were studied. INTERVENTIONS: A multidisciplinary team was formed to coordinate the care of ventilator-dependent patients. Care was integrated by daily collaborative bedside rounds, monthly meetings, and implementation of numerous guidelines and protocols. Patients were followed from the time of ICU admission until the day of hospital discharge. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Patients were assigned APACHE II scores on admission to the ICU, and were divided into eight diagnostic categories. ICU length of stay, hospital length of stay, costs, charges, reimbursement, and in-hospital mortality were measured. RESULTS: Mortality in the preprotocol and protocol group, after adjustment for APACHE II scores, remained statistically unchanged (21-23%). After we implemented the new care model, we demonstrated significant decreases in the mean survivor's ICU length of stay (19.8 days to 14.7 days, P= 0.001), hospital length of stay (34.6 days to 25.9 days, P=0.001), charges (US$102500 to US$78500, P=0.001), and costs (US$71900 to US$58000, P=0.001). CONCLUSIONS: Implementation of a structured multidisciplinary care model to care for a heterogeneous population of ventilator-dependent ICU patients was associated with significant reductions in ICU and hospital lengths of stay, charges, and costs. Mortality rates were unaffected.  (+info)

Outcome for cancer patients requiring mechanical ventilation. (2/1550)

PURPOSE: To describe hospital survival for cancer patients who require mechanical ventilation. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A prospective, multicenter observational study was performed at five academic tertiary care hospitals. Demographic and clinical variables were obtained on consecutive cancer patients at initiation of mechanical ventilation, and information on vital status at hospital discharge was acquired. RESULTS: Our analysis was based on 782 adult cancer patients who met predetermined inclusion criteria. The overall observed hospital mortality was 76%, with no statistically significant differences among the five study centers. Seven variables (intubation after 24 hours, leukemia, progression or recurrence of cancer, allogeneic bone marrow transplantation, cardiac arrhythmias, presence of disseminated intravascular coagulation, and need for vasopressor therapy) were associated with an increased risk of death, whereas prior surgery with curative intent was protective. The predictive model based on these variables had an area under the receiver operating characteristic curve of 0.736, with Hosmer-Lemeshow goodness-of-fit statistics of 7.19; P = .52. CONCLUSION: This model can be used to estimate the probability of hospital survival for classes of adult cancer patients who require mechanical ventilation and can help to guide physicians, patients, and families in deciding goals and direction of treatment. Prospective independent validation in different medical settings is warranted.  (+info)

Effect of intensive therapy for heart failure on the vasodilator response to exercise. (3/1550)

OBJECTIVES: The purpose of the study was to evaluate the lower extremity vascular responsiveness to metabolic stimuli in patients with heart failure and to determine whether these responses improve acutely after intensive medical therapy. BACKGROUND: Metabolic regulation of vascular tone is an important determinant of blood flow, and may be abnormal in heart failure. METHODS: The leg blood flow responses were measured in 11 patients with nonedematous class III-IV heart failure before and after inpatient medical therapy and in 10 normal subjects. Venous occlusion plethysmography was used to measure peak blood flow and total hyperemia in the calf after arterial occlusion and also after isotonic ankle exercise. Measurements were repeated following short-term inpatient treatment with vasodilators and diuretics administered to decrease right atrial pressure (18+/-2 to 7+/-1 mm Hg), pulmonary wedge pressure (32+/-3 to 15+/-2 mm Hg), and systemic vascular resistance (1581+/-200 to 938+/-63, all p < 0.02). RESULTS: Leg blood flow at rest, after exercise, and during reactive hyperemia was less in heart failure patients than in control subjects. Resting leg blood flow did not increase significantly after medical therapy, but peak flow after the high level of exercise increased by 59% (p = 0.009). Total hyperemic volume in the recovery period increased by 73% (p = 0.03). Similarly, the peak leg blood flow response to ischemia increased by 88% (p = 0.04), whereas hyperemic volume rose by 98% (p = 0.1). CONCLUSIONS: The calf blood flow responses to metabolic stimuli are blunted in patients with severe heart failure, and improve rapidly with intensive medical therapy.  (+info)

Randomised controlled trial of aminophylline for severe acute asthma. (4/1550)

OBJECTIVES: To determine whether children with severe acute asthma treated with large doses of inhaled salbutamol, inhaled ipratropium, and intravenous steroids are conferred any further benefits by the addition of aminophylline given intravenously. STUDY DESIGN: Randomised, double blind, placebo controlled trial of 163 children admitted to hospital with asthma who were unresponsive to nebulised salbutamol. RESULTS: The placebo and treatment groups of children were similar at baseline. The 48 children in the aminophylline group had a greater improvement in spirometry at six hours and a higher oxygen saturation in the first 30 hours. Five subjects in the placebo group were intubated and ventilated after enrollment compared with none in the aminophylline group. CONCLUSIONS: Aminophylline continues to have a place in the management of severe acute asthma in children unresponsive to initial treatment.  (+info)

Gastric tonometry: in vivo comparison of saline and air tonometry in patients with cardiogenic shock. (5/1550)

Measurement of gastric intramucosal pH (pHi) has been advocated to assess gastric perfusion. Regional PCO2 (rPCO2) values are measured using saline tonometry (rsPCO2) and more recently using air tonometry (raPCO2). We compared 237 measurements of saline and air tonometry in 19 consecutive, severely ill patients (mean age 59 (range 31-76) yr, 19 males, APACHE II 22 +/- 7) with cardiogenic shock. Equilibration period was set to 90 min. Nineteen independent paired samples of mean raPCO2 and mean rsPCO2 of each patient showed good correlation (r = 0.93, P < 0.001). Mean raPCO2 was 6.5 (1.8) kPa and mean rsPCO2 6.8 (2.4) kPa. PCO2 measured by saline was significantly higher than that measured by air (P < 0.05). Bland and Altman analysis showed a bias (mean rsPCO2-mean raPCO2) of 0.3 kPa and a precision of 1.2 kPa. Agreement between the two methods decreased with increasing rPCO2 concentrations. Although air tonometry of rPCO2 is a promising technique, a systematic disagreement with saline tonometry at high rPCO2 values requires further investigation and cautious interpretation of these values.  (+info)

Withdrawal and limitation of life support in paediatric intensive care. (6/1550)

OBJECTIVES: To compare the modes of death and factors leading to withdrawal or limitation of life support in a paediatric intensive care unit (PICU) in a developing country. METHODS: Retrospective analysis of all children (< 12 years) dying in the PICU from January 1995 to December 1995 and January 1997 to June 1998 (n = 148). RESULTS: The main mode of death was by limitation of treatment in 68 of 148 patients, failure of active treatment including cardiopulmonary resuscitation in 61, brain death in 12, and withdrawal of life support with removal of endotracheal tube in seven. There was no significant variation in the proportion of limitation of treatment, failure of active treatment, and brain death between the two periods; however, there was an increase in withdrawal of life support from 0% in 1995 to 8% in 1997-98. Justification for limitation was based predominantly on expectation of imminent death (71 of 75). Ethnic variability was noted among the 14 of 21 patients who refused withdrawal. Discussions for care restrictions were initiated almost exclusively by paediatricians (70 of 75). Diagnostic uncertainty (36% v 4.6%) and presentation as an acute illness were associated with the use of active treatment. CONCLUSIONS: Limitation of treatment is the most common mode of death in a developing country's PICU and active withdrawal is still not widely practised. Paediatricians in developing countries are becoming more proactive in managing death and dying but have to consider sociocultural and religious factors when making such decisions.  (+info)

Pharmacokinetics of a clarithromycin suspension administered via nasogastric tube to seriously ill patients. (7/1550)

The pharmacokinetics of clarithromycin and its 14-(R)-hydroxylated metabolite were studied on two separate occasions after nasogastric administration of 500 mg of a clarithromycin suspension to 16 seriously ill adults in an intensive care unit. The clarithromycin suspension appeared to be adequately absorbed, and the pharmacokinetics of neither clarithromycin nor 14-(R)-hydroxyclarithromycin differed significantly between the two dosing periods. No substantial differences in pharmacokinetics were observed compared to previously published studies of other adult populations. Minimal intrapatient variability of pharmacokinetic parameters was observed in these seriously ill patients.  (+info)

Adrenal insufficiency in septic shock. (8/1550)

BACKGROUND: Functional adrenal insufficiency has been documented in critically ill adults. OBJECTIVE: To document the incidence of adrenal insufficiency in children with septic shock, and to evaluate its effect on catecholamine requirements, duration of intensive care, and mortality. SETTING: Sixteen-bed paediatric intensive care unit in a university hospital. METHODS: Thirty three children with septic shock were enrolled. Adrenal function was assessed by the maximum cortisol response after synthetic adrenocorticotropin stimulation (short Synacthen test). Insufficiency was defined as a post-Synacthen cortisol increment < 200 nmol/l. RESULTS: Overall mortality was 33%. The incidence of adrenal insufficiency was 52% and children with adrenal insufficiency were significantly older and tended to have higher paediatric risk of mortality scores. They also required higher dose vasopressors for haemodynamic stability. In the survivor group, those with adrenal insufficiency needed a longer period of inotropic support than those with normal function (median, 3 v 2 days), but there was no significant difference in duration of ventilation (median, 4 days for each group) or length of stay (median, 5 v 4 days). Mortality was not significantly greater in children with adrenal insufficiency than in those with adequate adrenal function (6 of 17 v 5 of 16, respectively). CONCLUSION: Adrenal insufficiency is common in children with septic shock. It is associated with an increased vasopressor requirement and duration of shock.  (+info)

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Reference: Inaugural University of Auckland and Waitematā DHB Research Symposium, Waitemata District Health Board, 11 Apr 2019 - 11 Apr 2019. New Zealand Medical Journal. New Zealand Medical Association. 132: 117-118. 12 Jul ...
Of 239 intensive care units in the UK in January 2002, 177 were contributing to the case mix programme. Of these, 92 units participated in our study, together with the three high dependency units. Data from the case mix programme showed that participating and non-participating units were similar in type, size, affiliation, overall percentage of admissions potentially eligible for the study (3.9 v 3.2%), acute physiology scores for COPD,9 and survival in intensive care for potentially eligible admissions. We recruited 832 patients (724 from intensive care and 108 from high dependency). In intensive care units taking part in the case mix programme there were no differences between the 648 patients recruited to our study and the 996 not recruited in terms of age (z test P=0.49), acute physiology score (z test P=0.96), or survival in intensive care (χ2 0.77, P=0.38).. Survival rates were 80.9% (95% confidence interval 78.1% to 83.5%) at discharge from intensive care or high dependency, 70.2% (67.0% ...
Introduction. HIGH DEPENDENCY CARE OF THE NEW BORN (CASE HISTORY) PREDISPOSING CAUSES OF NECROTISING ENTEROCOLITIS Registration NO: 100252125 Module NO : SNM3115 Unit Leader : Angela Thurlby Word Count : 2022 The following discussion will analyse the care of a baby who I have recently looked after in the high dependency who developed necrotising entero colitis(NEC) and consequently had to be re admitted to the NICU. According to Sankaran (2004) NEC is an inflammatory disease of the bowel, predominantly affecting premature infants but it sometimes occurs in cohorts. Whilst caring for the baby he became ill with a profound bradycardia and on turning him over he looked pale, cyanosed with a mottled skin and distended abdomen. He weighed only 1050g, and had previously been moved from ITU to high dependency because he was tolerating full feeds of expressed breast milk (EBM). According to Boxwell (2010) NEC is characterised by transmural intestinal inflammation, ischaemia, necrosis and sometimes ...
Intensive Care Nurses (ITU) and High Dependency Nurses (HDU) available in Chesterfield. £21.17 to £34.91 per hour. Pulse is a leading UK recruitment agency that places Nursing professionals into healthcare jobs across London and the rest of the UK.
This one day course explores What is Paediatric HDU care. It is aimed at ST 4- 5 trainees, but any trainee is welcome.. •The morning is lecture based, covering HDU management of the shocked child, the child with respiratory distress and the use of non invasive ventilation and the child with a decreased level of consciousness. We will also explore HDU retrievals.. •The afternoon consists of 4 stations. -A simulated HDU case. -Case based discussions. -Small group work on Non invasive Ventilation. -The management of a chest drain once inserted. ...
INTRODUCTION The Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology offers a 45 bedded facility including 12 beds high dependency unit (HDU) which accepts all kinds of obstetrical & gynecological emergencies from within and outside the city. It is a tertiary care referral centre providing General and high risk obstetric care, general gynaecology, gynae cancer, minimally invasive surgery (Laparoscopy), infertility treatment other than IVF and daycare ambulatory service. There is full backup support of 24 hours Lab & blood bank services, OT, ICU and radiology services.. ...
I have written often about being admitted to intensive care or the high dependancy unit or being reviewed by critical care staff and it always something I have just sort of dealt with and not thought to much more about it. That was until last night. I couldnt sleep for tossing and turning thinking about…
After the operation I spent six days on the HDU (High Dependency Unit). I was in the worst pain I had ever felt and I could barely move. I had a cannula in my neck, five cannulas in my left arm, a catheter, a drain in the lower right side of my tummy, monitoring wires…
The function of the unit is to prepare you for your surgery on the day of your admission. After your surgery you will go to the ward relevant to your surgery unless you are having day surgery in which case you will return to the DOSA unit recovery area. If you have special needs after your surgery you may go to the high dependency unit (Ward 5F on level 5) or the Intensive Care Unit on level 3. Your doctor will discuss this with you if this is expected.. Please note that it may be necessary to have both male and female patients in a bay.. Your Rights and Responsibilities is discussed in the patient information folder and a booklet is available in the unit for you to read. Please ask the nurse for a copy.. ...
Venue: Khoo Teck Puat Hospital. Target Audience. Critical care physicians, emergency physicians, physicians, surgeons, anaesthetist, residents, medical officers and healthcare workers who are required to perform these procedures in their practice. Participants should already have a basic understanding and appreciation of point of care ultrasound and ultrasound physics.. Description. Specifically designed for healthcare providers who are exploring point of care ultrasound to enhance the safety and effectiveness of their procedural skills. This course covers the spectrum of ultrasound guided procedures and interventions commonly performed in the intensive care units, high dependency units and emergency department. The morning session focuses on critical care procedures; and the afternoon is dedicated to soft tissue and musculoskeletal procedures. Participants can register for one or both sessions. Lectures are succinct and delivered in an interactive format. The Hands-on Training is the ...
In 2011, SiBS completed commissioning works on the largest acute private hospital in Dublin. The hospital offers 236 In-patient beds, 30 Daycare beds, 22 Oncology Daycare beds, Operating Theatres, Endoscopy Suites, Angiography, MRI, CT Scan, Ultrasound, Mammography, Dexa scanning, Intervention Radiology, Pulmonary Lab, Urodynamics, Cardiology Facilities, a High Dependency Unit, A & E X-ray departments. Other facilities include consultants suites, pathology, pharmacy, restaurant and general administration space. The two level basement of 12,000sq.m houses all the plantrooms and 250 parking spaces ...
Located on the first floor, the ward has facilities of private rooms, semi private beds and a well equipped high dependency unit for managing critical patients. There is a separate room in the ward for dressing of burns patients. Services of I.C.U. are also available if required ...
DINNINGTON Town’s teenage keeper Pavels Matuejeus is out of Rotherham General Hospital’s high dependency unit, and will not lose his kidney.
Brain has a continuous demand for energy that is met by oxidative metabolism of oxygen and glucose. This demand is compromised in the injured brain and if the inadequate supply persists it will lead to permanent tissue damage. Zero values of cerebral glucose have been associated with infarction and poor neurological outcome. Furthermore, hyperglycemia is common in patients with neurological insults and associated with poor outcome. Intensive insulin therapy (IIT) to control blood glucose has been suggested and used in neurointensive care with conflicting results. This review covers the studies reporting on monitoring of cerebral glucose with microdialysis in patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI), subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) and ischemic stroke. Studies investigating IIT are also discussed. Available data suggest that low cerebral glucose in patients with TBI and SAH provides valuable information on development of secondary ischemia and has been correlated with worse outcome. There is also ...
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Job title: RN Registered Nurse - Surgical Intensive Care Unit ( SICU ) - 13 weeks Travel / Contract in Upland, California ( CA ) - Day Company: 24-HRMED Job
TY - JOUR. T1 - Recording, analysis, and interpretation of spreading depolarizations in neurointensive care. T2 - Review and recommendations of the COSBID research group. AU - Dreier, Jens P.. AU - Fabricius, Martin. AU - Ayata, Cenk. AU - Sakowitz, Oliver W.. AU - William Shuttleworth, C.. AU - Dohmen, Christian. AU - Graf, Rudolf. AU - Vajkoczy, Peter. AU - Helbok, Raimund. AU - Suzuki, Michiyasu. AU - Schiefecker, Alois J.. AU - Major, Sebastian. AU - Winkler, Maren K.L.. AU - Kang, Eun Jeung. AU - Milakara, Denny. AU - Oliveira-Ferreira, Ana I.. AU - Reiffurth, Clemens. AU - Revankar, Gajanan S.. AU - Sugimoto, Kazutaka. AU - Dengler, Nora F.. AU - Hecht, Nils. AU - Foreman, Brandon. AU - Feyen, Bart. AU - Kondziella, Daniel. AU - Friberg, Christian K.. AU - Piilgaard, Henning. AU - Rosenthal, Eric S.. AU - Westover, M. Brandon. AU - Maslarova, Anna. AU - Santos, Edgar. AU - Hertle, Daniel. AU - Sánchez-Porras, Renán. AU - Jewell, Sharon L.. AU - Balança, Baptiste. AU - Platz, ...
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Nationwide Travel Nurse Jobs - Surgical Intensive Care RN Are you looking for a new nursing job? Would you like to spend the season somewhere youve never been? Hospitals nationwide are looking for qualified
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Quality information also exists on a per-pixel basis as well. There are uncertainty values associated with the flux in each pixel, and there are also bitmasks recording information about of the quality of each pixel. HDUs 1 to 3 of the spPlate files store the error and mask information. HDU1 stores the inverse variance of the uncertainties (one over sigma-squared, that is). This quantity may be used, for example, in model fits to the spectra. It is set to zero for pixels that should be ignored entirely (another way of thinking about it is that they have infinite error).. HDU2 and HDU3 store the pixel mask information. These images yield a bitmask for each pixel, in particular the SPPIXMASK bitmask. Since the final spectrum is a combination of individual exposures, it may be that some bits were flagged in some exposures but not in others. HDU2 is the and mask, which lists all the bits that were set for that pixel in all exposures. HDU3 is the or mask, which lists all the bits that were set ...
Objective: Although there were two large intra-operative observational studies on Thai surgical patients (THAI and THAIAimS), there has been no available study on critically ill surgical patients regarding their adverse events and outcomes. A THAI-Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU) study has been established for monitoring the occurrence of these adverse events and outcomes in the SICU. The objective of this report is to describe the methodology of the THAI-SICU study and participating SICUs characteristics as well as the early recruitment results on patients enrolled in the present study. Material and Method: The present study is designed as a multi-center, prospective, observational study. This report describes the method of case record form development and summarizes their collected parameters as well as the adverse event surveillance variables. All of nine SICU characteristics are described regarding their management systems, physicians and nurses work patterns. The final group of ...
PhD, MNg, GradCert(High Dependency Nursing), RN. Senior Lecturer, Flinders University. Dr Tracey Giles is an academic with extensive expertise in cardiac, trauma, surgical and high dependency nursing and end-of-life care in critical care settings. Tracey is passionate about the delivery of safe, effective healthcare, and her research focuses on improving experiences and outcomes for consumers and health professionals.. ...
NeuroScand was well received at the annual symposium at Haukeland University Hospital today. It was a great day with a phenomenal program and excellent speakers. Thanks to the hosts for having us over and to the audience for the warm reception!
Claassen J, Taccone FS, Horn P et al (2013) Recommendations on the use of EEG monitoring in critically ill patients: consensus statement from the neurointensive care section of the ESICM. Intensive Care Med 39:1337-1351. doi:10.1007/s00134-013-2938- ...
La misión de arsMedicina es crear oportunidades para que sus usuarios reciban el conocimiento médico más avanzado.. The mission of Arsmedicina is to create opportunities for its users to receive the most advanced medical knowledge. ...
Pages 23-26 Gökay Güngör, Zuhal Karakurt, Nalan Adıgüzel, Özlem Yazıcıoğlu Moçin, Merih Kalamanoğlu Balcı, Cüneyt Saltürk, Feyza Kargın, Huriye Berk Takır, Derya Şeker, Tutku Moralı, Özlem Oruç, Ergun Karahallı DOI : 10.5152/dcbybd.2012.07 ...
Pages 6-9 Emel Eryüksel, Aslıhan Yalçın, Pınar Güven, Can Turan, Şehnaz Olgun Yıldızeli, Sait Karakurt, Selim İspir, Koray Ak DOI : 10.5152/dcbybd.2017.1418 ...
The major finding of the study is that deliberate hyperventilation did not influence the ICU outcome of brain injury patients. The mean age of patients in this study was 41.3, a little higher compared to a study by Muizelaar et al., but very similar to a study published from Australia and New Zealand (7, 9). Patients with traumatic brain injury are often male young adults (9, 10). There was male preponderance in the present study also. The mean ICU length of stay was 10.5 days in the present study, which was longer than the 3 days reported in a previous study (11). Patients in the previous study were discharged from the ICU to a high dependency unit (HDU). The study hospital does not have a HDU; hence these patients were retained in the ICU for longer time. The mean GCS on admission was 6.3 in the present study, which is similar to a report by Schreiber et al. (12). This mean GCS score would be classified as severe head injury according to Thornhill et al. (13). These authors reported that ...
In another study on those with LBP, 59.5% had more than five years of nursing experience and another 12% had more than 20 years nursing experience [7]. Findings from this study indicate that the nurses working in Intensive Care Unit, ICU (29.1%) and High Dependency Unit, HDU (20.1%) were more likely to report current back pain compared to other units. In both ICU and HDU, most patients are usually dependent, frail and need more help from nurses for their daily activities and transfer compared to those in other wards [9]. Nurses who are working in ICU experienced an increased rate of LBP compared with other CCUs. Similar results were obtained in 65 ICU in 22 South Korean hospitals and among 1345 subjects where 90.3% had back pain [10]. In addition, Nurses with 2-4 years of working experiences in ICU had the greatest probability of back pain and needed treatment. Although most hospitals allow patients family to stay in the ward help to take care of the patient, the availability of family members ...
Results Thirty-four of 234 subjects (14.5%) had clinical evidence of PPC. The PPC patient group had a significantly longer length of stay (LOS) in hospital, high dependency unit (HDU) LOS, higher frequency of intensive care unit (ITU) admission and a higher number of hospital deaths. Older patients, body mass index (BMI) ,= 30 kg/m(2), preoperative activity ,400 m, American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) score ,= 3, smoking history, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), lower preoperative forced expiratory volume in 1 s (FEV1) and predicted postoperative (PPO) FEV1 were all significantly (p,0.05) associated with PPC on univariate analysis. Multivariate analysis confirmed that age ,75 years, BMI ,= 30 kg/m(2), ASA ,= 3, smoking history and COPD were significant independent risk factors in the development of PPC (p,0.05 ...
Having your child admitted to Intensive Care or the High dependency unit is an extremely anxious time for you and your family. We have designed this in order to answer some of the questions you may have about our unit.
The department was established in 1964 as a Cardiac Surgical Department in Yangon General Hospital. The founder and first Cardiac Surgeon was Dr.KhinMaung Thaw. The team included Cardiac Anaesthetist Dr. Tin Maung and Sister Naw Aye Khin. The team started open heart Surgery in 1964 with the Australian Cardiac Surgical Team. Myanmar cardiac surgical team has been doing open heart surgery since 1966. From the late 1970s to 1980, vascular surgery was introduced first for abdominal aortic aneurysm and then for peripheral vascular diseases. The department was named the Department of Cardiovascular Surgery and has been giving cardiac as well as vascular surgical services.. The department is also involved in teaching programme of University of Medicine 1, Yangon. The department is situated on the second floor of Cardiac Building in Yangon General Hospital. There are in-patients wards for 40 patients, cardiovascular surgical intensive care unit equipped with 4 ICU beds, high dependency unit for four ...
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NeuroIntensive Care: Update 2018, June 4-8, 2018, is aimed to improve the management of severe neurological emergencies in intensive care.. The goal of this clinically-oriented week is to provide intellectual interaction with leading experts, to gather the essential information needed to treat neurological/neurosurgical patients, including traumatic brain injury, subarachnoid hemorrhage and intracranial hemorrhage.. The school target audience includes staff doctors/residents working in ICUs, as well as neurosurgeons and neurologists.. NeuroIntensive Care: Update 2018, is a second edition of a successful course held at Milano Bicocca University in 2017 ( Fostering a collaborative, multidisciplinary approach, the School provides a consistent set of basic knowledge, updated treatment strategies, clinical scenarios, including hands-on simulations, to be used during patient management.. In a week period, the participants will ...
Greg feared his lymphoma had returned when he found a lump on his neck. He knew he would have to face weeks of chemotherapy, but what he had not been prepared for was the battle he was about to have against sepsis - a potentially life-threatening complication of an infection which can lead to tissue damage and organ failure.. Gregs immune system was so low following his chemotherapy that as soon as he picked up an infection it developed into sepsis. Luckily for Greg, the team on ward 33 at James Cook were fast to spot the signs and responded immediately.. I was on my last run of chemo and I just got really tired. I did not want to do anything else but sleep, said Greg, 26, of Great Ayton. The next thing I knew I was waking up and everyone was around me and I panicked and thought what was wrong.. I had heard of sepsis before but I was just too out of it at the time to know what is happening. My heart function had dropped right down so the only option was to put me on the high dependency unit ...
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Our general intensive care unit (ICU) looks after people who are seriously ill. We normally take patients who have just come out from the operating theatre, or people who have been admitted as emergency cases.
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TY - JOUR. T1 - Pain management for patients in cardiac surgical intensive care units has not improved over time. AU - Stolic, Snezana. AU - Mitchell, Marion. PY - 2010. Y1 - 2010. U2 - 10.1016/j.aucc.2010.04.004. DO - 10.1016/j.aucc.2010.04.004. M3 - Article. VL - 23. SP - 298. EP - 303. JO - Intensive and Critical Care Nursing. JF - Intensive and Critical Care Nursing. SN - 0964-3397. ER - ...
We included 98 patients admitted to the ICU (60 males) of mean age 61 ± 17 years. Fourteen patients (14%) died in the ICU, and the median length of stay was 3 (IQR 3) days. Overall 16 of the 98 patients met the Rivers criteria, four of whom died (25%). The median length of ICU stay for the Rivers patients was 5 (1.25) days (see Table 1). ...
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Background: There has been an identified need for greater patient and family member involvement in healthcare. This is particularly relevant in an intensive care unit (ICU), as the family provides a key communicative and practical link between patient and clinician. Family members have been deemed a positive beneficial influence on ICU care and recovery processes, yet they themselves are often emotionally affected after discharge. There has been no standardised evidenced-based approach which explores research on family member involvement and the range and quality of contributions remain unclear. This project will undertake a systematic review to assess the evidence base for interventions designed to promote patient and family member involvement in adult intensive care settings and develop a comprehensive typology of interventions for use by clinicians, patients and carers. Methods: The following databases will be searched without date restriction: MEDLINE, EMBASE and CINAHL, as well as the ...
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Objective:To determine whether medical intensive care unit (ICU) patients receiving nasoduodenal (ND) feedings achieve optimal nutritional support and better clinical outcomes compared with patients receiving nasogastric (NG) feedings.Design:A prospective, randomized, clinical study.Setting:Medical
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The SICU usually averages fewer patients than a medical ICU service. The patients come in several flavors. Some undergo complex surgeries where an ICU stay is expected. We see all the post-operative liver transplants, and for me, it is great continuity as I see them pre-operatively in the medical ICU. Sometimes, patients undergoing large abdominal and vascular cases come to the ICU after their surgery. For the most part, these patients have scripted courses; we wake them up, take out the breathing tube, wean the blood pressure medicines, start their rehabilitation, and send them to the floor. These can be pretty satisfying as everyone is getting better. The second set of patients are those who have setbacks after their surgeries. They usually arent doing so great on the floor, with persistent infections or complications. These patients have the courses of our medical ICU patients; they can be long, protracted ICU stays where we battle each complication one by one, trying to stave off setbacks. ...
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Patients over age 54 who had been cared for in the intensive care unit (ICU) of a university hospital or the families of such patients who had died were interviewed to determine their attitudes toward intensive care. Only ...
The Pediatric Intensive Care Unit offers the highest level of expertise from board-certified pediatric intensivists and addresses the psychosocial needs of infants, children and teenagers recovering from major surgery or serious illnesses.
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After complex surgeries or in case of serious diseases, a monitoring in the intensive care unit may be necessary. The duties of anaesthesiologists for intensive care include the restoration or temporary support of vital functions such as respiration, circulation, nutrition and the ideal treatment of intense pain ...
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PIC (Paediatric Intensive Care) is a large paediatric-specific, single-centre, bilingual database comprising information relating to children admitted to critical care units at a large childrens hospital in China.
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Were the lead centre for paediatric intensive care in South Central England, and care for children from birth up to 18 years of age with some of the most complex illnesses and injuries.
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The Intensive Care Unit (ICU) sometimes known as Critical Care or Intensive Therapy is the setting within hospital where seriously ill patients received the highest level of supportive nursing and medical care. ICUs are run by ICU specialists or anaesthetists drawing on the expertise of all other specialties. Because patients are so ill, deaths or complications are common, and it is important for families to be able to be reassured that care has been given appropriately, and when not, for this to be identified.. ...
Intensive care units gather huge amounts of patient data, but much of it just gets thrown away. Give it to me, says Thomas Heldt Interview from New Scientist Magazine issue 3040 published 26 September 2015 Youre trying to start a data revolution in hospitals. Why? Im interested in clinical environments such as intensive care units, operating…
Intensive care. Intensive care is often used in the developed world.[30] This may include maintaining blood volume and ... Where hospital care is not possible, the WHO's guidelines for home care have been relatively successful. Recommendations ... Some health-care centers caring for people with the disease do not have running water.[67] In the United States the spread to ... C. J. Peters (December 1998). Infection Control for Viral Haemorrhagic Fevers in the African Health Care Setting (PDF). Centers ...
"Intensive Care Med. 34 (1): 17-60. doi:10.1007/s00134-007-0934-2. PMC 2249616. PMID 18058085.. .mw-parser-output cite.citation{ ... Using bundles in health care[edit]. Using bundles in health care simplifies the complex processes of the care of patients with ... Intensive Care Medicine. 43 (3): 304-377. doi:10.1007/s00134-017-4683-6. ISSN 0342-4642. PMID 28101605.. ... A bundle is a selected set of elements of care distilled from evidence-based practice guidelines that, when implemented as a ...
A score of five or more is statistically linked to increased likelihood of death or admission to an intensive care unit.[2] ... "Acute care toolkit 6: the medical patient at risk: recognition and care of the seriously ill or deteriorating medical patient" ... Clin Intensive Care. 8: 100. doi:10.3109/tcic. (inactive 2019-08-20).. ... and presented at the May 1997 conference of the Intensive Care Society.[4][13] ...
The need for medications to prevent stress ulcer among those in the intensive care unit is unclear. As of 2014, the quality of ... Among those in the intensive care unit, ulceration resulting in bleeding is very rare. Cook DJ, Fuller HD, Guyatt GH, et al. ( ... Krag, M; Perner, A; Wetterslev, J; Møller, MH (Aug 2013). "Stress ulcer prophylaxis in the intensive care unit: is it indicated ... A systematic review of randomised clinical trials with meta-analysis and trial sequential analysis". Intensive Care Medicine. ...
Intensive Care Medicine. 42 (3): 429-31. doi:10.1007/s00134-016-4210-1. PMID 26825950.. ... Nancy Caroline's emergency care in the streets (7 ed.). [S.l.]: Jones And Bartlett Learning. 2012. p. 557. ISBN 9781449645861. ... 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care". Circulation. ... "2005 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care. Part 10.6: ...
Ongoing care often continues in an intensive care unit.[2] If an adequate trial of fluid replacement is not enough to maintain ... "Annals of Intensive Care. 4: 21. doi:10.1186/s13613-014-0021-0. PMC 4122823. PMID 25110606.. ... "Intensive Care Medicine. 38 (9): 1418-28. doi:10.1007/s00134-012-2613-1. PMC 3423568. PMID 22706919.. ... "Intensive Care Medicine. 41 (7): 1220-34. doi:10.1007/s00134-015-3899-6. PMC 4483251. PMID 26100123.. ...
"The variability of critical care bed numbers in Europe". Intensive Care Medicine. 38 (10): 1647-1653. doi:10.1007/s00134-012- ... "Health Care Resources". Retrieved 17 October 2017.. *^ Health at a Glance 2019: OECD Indicators, 9. Health care ... "Intensive Care Medicine. 38 (10): 1647-1653. doi:10.1007/s00134-012-2627-8. ISSN 1432-1238. PMID 22777516.. ... patients are provided intensive care unit beds (aka ICU bed) or critical care beds (CCB). ...
It is applied within 24 hours of admission of a patient to an intensive care unit (ICU): an integer score from 0 to 71 is ... 4] The model was developed using data from 104 intensive care units (ICUs) in 45 U.S. hospitals and could be recommended to use ... APACHE II was designed to measure the severity of disease for adult patients admitted to intensive care units. It has not been ... The score was validated on the dataset from 17,440 adult medical/surgical intensive care unit (ICU) admissions at 40 US ...
Epidemiology and outcome of acute lung injury in European intensive care units. Results from the ALIVE study". Intensive Care ... Intensive Care Med. 38 (10): 1573-82. doi:10.1007/s00134-012-2682-1. PMID 22926653.. Erratum in: Intensive Care Med. 2012 Oct; ... more evidence that blood transfusion in the intensive care unit may not be benign". Crit. Care Med. 33 (6): 1420-1. doi:10.1097 ... "International evidence-based recommendations for point-of-care lung ultrasound". Intensive Care Medicine. 38 (4): 577-591. doi: ...
Severe cases will require admission to intensive care. In addition to the measures listed above for mild tetanus:[32] ... Wikipedia's health care articles can be viewed offline with the Medical Wikipedia app. ... Intensive Care Medicine. 28 (7): 930-5. doi:10.1007/s00134-002-1332-4. PMID 12122532.. ... and standard care practice in many places is to give the booster to any patient with a puncture wound who is uncertain of when ...
"Intensive Care Medicine. 39 (2): 165-228. doi:10.1007/s00134-012-2769-8. PMC 4969965. PMID 23361625.. ...
Intensive care medicine Medicine Life support and management of critically ill patients, often in an ICU. ... Urgent Care Medicine UCM Medicine Immediate medical care offering outpatient care for the treatment of acute and chronic ... Small towns and cities have primary care, middle sized cities offer secondary care, and metropolitan cities have tertiary care ... College of Intensive Care Medicine. *Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons (supervises training of medical ...
Intensive Care Medicine. 35 (6): 1129-31. doi:10.1007/s00134-009-1484-6. PMID 19367396.. ... Nuns caring for Eluana since 1994 in Lecco were willing to continue their usual charitable treatment, and they came to the ... "End-of-life care is still a challenge for Italy". Minerva Anestesiologica. 76 (3): 203-8. PMID 20203548 ... totally dependent on the care of others. ...
Intensive Care Med. 30 (6): 1122-6. doi:10.1007/s00134-004-2203-y. PMID 15014864.. ... combination versus polyethylene/Cling wrap to prevent corneal epithelial breakdown in the semiconscious intensive care patient" ...
Intensive Care Medicine. 34 (2): 222-8. doi:10.1007/s00134-007-0931-5. PMID 17999050. Gumpert, CG (1794). "Cap. VIII: de ... Jackson emphasised the importance of postoperative care, which dramatically reduced the mortality rate. By 1965, the surgical ... critical care medicine, emergency medicine, gastroenterology, pulmonology and surgery. The earliest known depiction of a ... critical care medicine, emergency medicine, gastroenterology, pulmonology and surgery. The "digital revolution" of the 21st ...
"Intensive Care Medicine. 38 (4): 577-591. doi:10.1007/s00134-012-2513-4. ISSN 1432-1238. PMID 22392031.. ... Cardiology, critical care medicine. Pulmonary edema is fluid accumulation in the tissue and air spaces of the lungs.[1] It ... "Continuing Education in Anaesthesia, Critical Care & Pain. 11 (3): 87-92. doi:10.1093/bjaceaccp/mkr006.. ... B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) is available in many hospitals, sometimes even as a point-of-care test. Low levels of BNP (, ...
... ?". Anaesth Intensive Care. 31 (6): 642-47. PMID 14719425.. *^ "Irukandji Jellyfish". 23 June 2006. Archived ... Little M (2005). "Failure of magnesium in treatment of Irukandji syndrome". Anaesth Intensive Care. 33 (4): 541-2. PMID ... Anaesth Intensive Care. 29 (5): 552. PMID 11669442.. CS1 maint: Multiple names: authors list (link). ... Anaesth Intensive Care. 32 (5): 666-69. PMID 15535491.. *^ ...
Using a continuous etomidate infusion for sedation of critically ill trauma patients in intensive care units has been ... 2009). "The effects of etomidate on adrenal responsiveness and mortality in patients with septic shock". Intensive Care Med. 35 ... Daniell, Harry (2008). "Opioid and benzodiazepine contributions to etomidate-associated adrenal insufficiency". Intensive Care ... Intensive Care Med. 34 (1): 163-8. doi:10.1007/s00134-007-0836-3. PMC 2668631 . PMID 17710382. Marik, P. E.; Pastores, S. M.; ...
"Intensive Care Medicine. 42 (11): 1661-1671. doi:10.1007/s00134-016-4549-3. PMC 5069310. PMID 27699457.. ... "CARES Fact Sheet « MyCares". Retrieved 2019-06-27.. *^ a b Kolte, Dhaval; Khera, Sahil; Aronow, Wilbert S.; ... AHA, The Textbook of Emergency Cardiovascular Care and CPR, page 541 *^ Forensic Pathology: Principles And Practice, David ... CARES data show that in health care facilities and nursing homes where AEDs are available and used, survival rates are double ...
... the coronary care unit, or the intensive care unit of a hospital." Twelve patients reported leaving their bodies, but none ... In Vincent, Jean-Louis (ed.). Yearbook of Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer Berlin Heidelberg ... Vincent, Jean-Louis (2009). "Towards a Neuro-scientific Explanation of Near-death Experiences?". Intensive Care Medicine. [S.l ...
"Intensive Care Med. 33 (1): 133-6. Jan 2007. doi:10.1007/s00134-006-0429-6.. ... This calculation is very computer-intensive. The recent availability of cheap, fast computer processors has enabled great ...
Intensive-care medicine. Institutions. Stony Brook University School of Medicine. Sam Parnia M.D., Ph.D, is a British[1] ... he is director of the Critical Care & Resuscitation Research Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine at New York ... Parnia completed his fellowship training in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the University of London and at the Weill ... Critical Care and Sleep Division,[6] where he also directs research into cardiopulmonary resuscitation.[6][8] His British ...
"Non-invasive assessment of intracranial pressure using ocular sonography in neurocritical care patients". Intensive Care Med. ... "Effects of Positioning and Exercise on Intracranial Pressure in a Neurosurgical Intensive Care Unit". Physical therapy. 77 (12 ...
Intensive Care Medicine. 28 (4): 524. doi:10.1007/s00134-002-1245-2. PMID 11967613.. CS1 maint: Multiple names: authors list ( ... Extension of expected lifespan can often be achieved by access to improved medical care, vaccinations, good diet, exercise and ...
Intensive Care Med. 14 (4): 437-438. doi:10.1007/BF00262904. PMID 3403779.. ...
Intensive Care Medicine. 26 (2): 215-217. doi:10.1007/s001340050049.. *^ Pories, W.J. (1967). "Acceleration of healing with ...
Yearbook of Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine. Yearbook of Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine. 2006. Berlin: Springer. ... Care 15(1): 18-24. *^ a b c d e f g h i Holder D.S., Electrical Impedance Tomography: Methods, History and Applications, ... Intensive Care Med., 32:1392-1398, 2006. *^ S. Heinrich, H. Schiffmann, A. Frerichs, A. Klockgether-Radke, I. Frerichs, EIDORS ... Both models are currently being installed in intensive care units and are already used as aides in decision making processes ...
Intensive Care Medicine. 38 (10): 1640-1646. doi:10.1007/s00134-012-2623-z. PMID 22752356. S2CID 21206446.. ... Intensive Care Medicine. 29 (9): 1417-25. doi:10.1007/s00134-003-1905-x. PMID 12904852. S2CID 23932736.. ... such as patients in the intensive care unit. In critically ill patients, propofol is superior to lorazepam both in ... "Crit Care Med. 36 (3): 706-14. doi:10.1097/CCM.0B013E3181544248. PMC 2763279. PMID 18176312.. ...
In hospitals it is also used in monitoring chronic patients in intensive care. ... "Validity of the FOUR score coma scale in the medical intensive care unit". Mayo Clinic Proceedings. 84 (8): 694-701. doi: ... "Critical Care. 14 (2): R-64. doi:10.1186/cc8963. PMC 2887186 . PMID 20398274.. ...
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"Standards of medical care in diabetes--2015: summary of revisions". Diabetes Care. 38 Suppl (38): S4. January 2015. doi:10.2337 ... Intensive blood sugar lowering (HbA1c,6%) as opposed to standard blood sugar lowering (HbA1c of 7-7.9%) does not appear to ... "Diabetes Care. 35 (12): 2515-20. doi:10.2337/dc12-0669. PMC 3507562. PMID 23173134. Archived from the original on 2016-08-14.. ... "Diabetes Care. 38 (9): 1777-1803. doi:10.2337/dci15-0012. ISSN 0149-5992. PMC 4876675. PMID 26246459.. ...
The boy was hospitalized in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit for five months. He was one of the smallest premature births in ... The 56-bed Neonatal Intensive Care Unit has eight full-time neonatologists during the day, at least two newborn specialists at ... The center is equipped to treat pediatric through geriatric burn patients with 12-bed intensive care unit, 18-bed burn step- ... Once complete, the transaction will create New Jersey's largest health care system and one of the largest in the nation. The ...
He died of pneumonia and heart failure due to septicaemia in the hospital's intensive care unit on 4 January 1986, at the age ...
Intensive care. Intensive care is often used in the developed world.[33] This may include maintaining blood volume and ... Where hospital care is not possible, the WHO's guidelines for home care have been relatively successful. Recommendations ... Some health-care centres caring for people with the disease do not have running water.[73] In the United States the spread to ... Peters, C. J. (December 1998). Infection Control for Viral Haemorrhagic Fevers in the African Health Care Setting (PDF). ...
... it should be treated in the intensive care unit[11] with thyroid hormone replacement and aggressive management of individual ... do the approaches of thyroid specialists and primary care practitioners differ?". Nuklearmedizin. Nuclear Medicine. 46 (3): 65- ...
These include both ambulatory care and inpatient services, Emergency departments, intensive care medicine, surgery services, ... Some primary care providers may also take care of hospitalized patients and deliver babies in a secondary care setting. ... Urgent care focuses on delivery of unscheduled, walk-in care outside of the hospital emergency department for injuries and ... See also: Health care, clinic, hospital, and hospice. Provision of medical care is classified into primary, secondary, and ...
... arguing a smoking ban at intensive care units violated "human dignity" as they were there for mental health reasons, not ... In addition, such laws may reduce health care costs,[3] improve work productivity, and lower the overall cost of labour in the ... In Scotland, Andy Kerr, the Minister for Health and Community Care, introduced a ban on smoking in public areas on 26 March ... Many officials view prison smoking bans as a means of reducing health-care costs.[132] ...
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... intensive care medicine, clinical pharmacology, perioperative medicine, or pediatric nephrology. Nephrologists may further sub- ... Nephrologists may provide care to people without kidney problems and may work in general/internal medicine, transplant medicine ... A nephrologist is a physician who specializes in the care and treatment of kidney disease. Nephrology requires additional ... The ISN is the largest global society representing medical professionals engaged in advancing kidney care worldwide. ...
As a result of the injuries, Hayden was placed on life support in an intensive care unit.[186] After no signs of recovery, ...
An intensive form of inbreeding where an individual S is mated to his daughter D1, granddaughter D2 and so on, in order to ... "Polycystic kidney disease , International Cat Care". Retrieved 2016-07-08.. ... Intensive selection for higher yield has increased relationships among animals within breed and increased the rate of casual ... "Does consanguinity increase the risk of schizophrenia? Study based on primary health care centre visits". Mental Health in ...
... ay maaaring kapaki-pakinabang sa mga ipinasok sa intensive care unit.[61] Ang gamot sa ubo na maaaring bilhin ng walang reseta ... Leach, Richard E. (2009). Acute and Critical Care Medicine at a Glance (ika-2nd (na) edisyon). Wiley-Blackwell. ISBN 1-4051- ... organization, World health (2005). Pocket book of hospital care for children : guidelines for the management of common ... organization, World health (2005). Pocket book of hospital care for children : guidelines for the management of common ...
Hospitalization is advisable and intensive care may be necessary because of rapid deterioration in some cases. Different ... Tolle MA (April 2009). "Mosquito-borne diseases". Curr Probl Pediatr Adolesc Health Care. 39 (4): 97-140. doi:10.1016/j.cppeds. ... Wikipedia's health care articles can be viewed offline with the Medical Wikipedia app. ...
... is much more water-intensive to grow than other crops.[63] It has also played a major role in a famine in the country.[20] ... either from impaired insight into symptoms by the khat chewer, delay to care, or poorly understood pathophysiological ...
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"ELLIS ISLAND ENDS ALIEN PROCESSING; Last Detained Person Leaves -- 20,000,000 Immigrants Cared For in 62 Years". The New York ... The doctors at Ellis Island were able to perform "Intensive Inspections" which were much longer and more thorough at the ... its Contract Hospital relationship with the Health Department of New York and Long Island College Hospitals who had been caring ...
"Combining kangaroo care and live harp music therapy in the neonatal intensive care unit setting". The Israel Medical ... In studies on music therapy with infants in the cardiac intensive care unit, music therapy has been used on infants in hopes of ... Music is typically conducted by a music therapist in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), with five main techniques ... Providing a source of music in hospitals or care centers are valuable methods for contributing to the care of the patients, ...
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Rippe, edited by Richard S. Irwin, James M. Manual of intensive care medicine 5th ed. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer Health/ ... Diabetes care. Jul 2009, 32 (7): 1335-43. PMID 19564476.. *^ 9.0 9.1 Gardner David G.; Dolores, Shoback (編). Chapter 17. ... Economic costs of diabetes in the US in 2012.. Diabetes care. Apr 2013, 36 (4): 1033-46. PMID 23468086.. ...
Obesity in anaesthesia and intensive care. Br J Anaesth. 2000-07, 85 (1): 91-108 [2015-11-19]. PMID 10927998. doi:10.1093/bja/ ... Diabetes Care (Review). 2003, 26 (11): 3172-3178 [2016-01-20]. PMID 14578257. doi:10.2337/diacare.26.11.3172. (原始内容存档于2017-06- ... Diabetes Care (Meta-analysis, Review). 2010-11, 33 (11): 2477-83. PMC 2963518. PMID 20693348. doi:10.2337/dc10-1079.. ... Who Should Pay for Obese Health Care?. ABC News. 2009-07-02 [2012-08-06]. (原始内容存档于2013-02-21).. ...
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The second and third phases were called "community phases." In phase two the participants are on intensive supervised release ( ... Howard, R; McCarthy, L; Huband, N; Duggan, C (31 January 2013). "Re-offending in forensic patients released from secure care: ... health care services, and other institutions that can facilitate a law-abiding reentry into society".[17] Employment can also ...
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  • A neonatal intensive care unit ( NICU ), also known as an intensive care nursery ( ICN ), is an intensive care unit specializing in the care of ill or premature newborn infants . (
  • 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). (
  • 2016 marks the 25th anniversary of Nepean Hospital's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). (
  • Strategies to promote inclusionary care better reflect today's nursing care today with a focus on family-centered care, comprehensive perinatal records, health care teams in the NICU, and infant care best practices. (
  • neonatal i. c. unit ( NICU ) a unit providing intensive care for preterm, very low-birth-weight, and seriously ill babies. (
  • Infants of mothers who were exposed to high levels of air pollution in the week before giving birth were more likely to end up in the newborn intensive care unit (NICU). (
  • The Family Birth Center's neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) is designed to meet the special needs of premature or ill babies. (
  • Learn about our children's critical care services at our NICU. (
  • Alta Bates Summit Medical Center's Level III neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) provides life-saving technologies for premature babies or those born with serious health issues. (
  • Our team of more than 200 professionals operates the Level III neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, providing around-the-clock care for your baby. (
  • The 55-bed NICU was designed by a caring, dedicated group of parents, doctors and nurses to be as comfortable and private as possible. (
  • While in the NICU, your baby will be cared for by a team of specialists, including neonatologists, neonatal nurse practitioners, lactation consultants, respiratory therapists, discharge planners, social workers and audiologists. (
  • Our care doesn't stop once your baby is discharged from the NICU. (
  • Many specialists provide care to babies in the NICU. (
  • Accra, June 1, GNA - A Neo-Natal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Fund to assist in the payment of medical bills of insolvent parents of babies born at the Unit was on Wednesday launched in Accra with a call on Ghanaians to have a collective responsibility to help to save lives of innocent babies. (
  • Intensive Parenting: Surviving the Emotional Journey through the NICU Parenthood transforms you. (
  • The Willow Creek NICU provides care for babies born as early as 23 weeks gestation. (
  • The Bentonville NICU cares for babies at or above 32 weeks gestational age. (
  • Neonatal nurse practitioners (APNs) also attend high risk deliveries at outlying hospitals where an infant is expected to need NICU care but their mother was unable to be transported to Willow Creek Women's hospital prior to delivery. (
  • The transport team includes a NICU-trained registered nurse and respiratory therapist to bring baby to WCWH, where the neonatal specialists can provide the care baby needs. (
  • In the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), there are many machines and other types of equipment used to care for sick babies with many different problems. (
  • They are staffed by highly trained physicians , nurses and respiratory therapists who specialize in caring for critically ill patients. (
  • Neonatal nurse practitioners are advanced practice nurses that care for premature babies and sick newborns in intensive care units , emergency rooms , delivery rooms , and special clinics . (
  • Intensive-care nurses undergo intensive didactic and clinical orientation in addition to their general nursing knowledge in order to provide highly specialized care for critical patients. (
  • In the ICU, a patient can get extra help from machines and extra attention from doctors, nurses, and other caring people. (
  • Our nurses are nationally certified in pediatric critical care and pediatric advanced life support. (
  • Two intensive-care nurses were due to be on holiday and canceled it. (
  • This module will equip Intensive Care nurses with the knowledge and skills to deliver high quality, evidence based care to patients in critical care environments. (
  • At all times, you should feel comfortable asking the doctors and nurses questions about your child and the care being given. (
  • The nurses who work in the PICU are experienced in caring for the sickest children in the hospital. (
  • You may see a group of doctors, nurses, and others walking from patient to patient, planning the medical care for each patient. (
  • As part of the overall package of care available, ICU also hosts an annual open evening to give former patients the chance to share their experiences and discuss their feelings with each other and the doctors and nurses who cared for them. (
  • Our staff of board-certified pediatric intensivists, nurse practitioners and nurses who specialize in taking care of the sickest of children are specially trained to care for children with critical illnesses. (
  • This theory practice module is designed for qualified nurses working with children in paediatric intensive /HDU/ and complex cardiac care settings. (
  • This level of care is provided by specially trained physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists, pharmacists, and other allied health professionals who use their expertise to provide intensive treatment and monitoring to the sickest patients. (
  • Nurses have to be extremely astute when caring for neurocritical ill patients. (
  • In addition, we host an annual reunion so families can visit the doctors and nurses who cared for their babies. (
  • In the Intensive Care Unit you will see a lot of special equipment and doctors and nurses may do things you do not understand. (
  • Our exceptional cardiac-trained intensive care specialists, nurse practitioners and critical care registered nurses staff the Heart Institute's 12-bed cardiovascular intensive care unit (CVICU) around the clock. (
  • Board-certified neonatologists, neonatal nurse practitioners and neonatal nurses provide care around-the-clock for these most delicate of patients -- patients who have weighed less than one pound at birth and whose systems are immature and need constant help to function.The most critically ill babies receive care at a one-nurse-to-one-baby ratio. (
  • Nurses, doctors, social workers and other care providers. (
  • Books on this shelf deal with intensive care medicine (also known as critical care medicine): a branch of medicine concerned with the diagnosis and management of life-threatening conditions by specialist doctors, nurses and allied-health professionals, generally within a specialized area of the hospital called the "Intensive Care Unit", utilizing close clinical observation, advanced diagnostic and therapeutic modalities, sophisticated organ support systems and invasive monitoring. (
  • The Foundation aims to raise the awareness and profile of intensive care throughout the community, highlighting the miracle work that intensive care doctors, nurses and researchers perform as a part of their every day job. (
  • An intensive care unit ( ICU ), also known as an intensive therapy unit or intensive treatment unit ( ITU ) or critical care unit ( CCU ), is a special department of a hospital or health care facility that provides intensive treatment medicine . (
  • In response to a polio epidemic (where many patients required constant ventilation and surveillance), Bjørn Aage Ibsen established the first intensive care unit in Copenhagen in 1953. (
  • This specialty unit cares for neonatal patients who have not left the hospital after birth. (
  • The first American newborn intensive care unit, designed by Louis Gluck , was opened in October 1960 at Yale-New Haven Hospital . (
  • These findings are still relevant to intensive care today, even though it has expanded enormously so that almost every hospital will have some form of intensive care unit. (
  • The intensive care unit, or ICU, is a special place in the hospital where people can recover from very serious illnesses, accidents, or operations . (
  • Dr. Erin Burns, one of the specialists in our Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, has advanced training in caring for critically ill infants and children. (
  • Ensure you're referencing the most accurate information surrounding nursing practice in today's neonatal intensive care unit with AWHONN's Core Curriculum for Maternal-Newborn Nursing, 6th Edition . (
  • Specializes in working with patients who have serious, complex health problems and are being treated in the intensive care unit of a hospital. (
  • CNN) -- Rep. Steve Scalise has been readmitted to the intensive care unit "due to new concerns for infection," a statement from his office said. (
  • The congressman's condition subsequently improved, and he was released from the MedStar Washington Hospital Center's intensive care unit less than two weeks ago. (
  • Each year more people worldwide become critically ill and require treatment in the intensive care unit (ICU). (
  • They may also be admitted for intensive/invasive monitoring, such as the crucial hours after major surgery when deemed too unstable to transfer to a less intensively monitored unit. (
  • Intensive care is usually provided in a specialized unit of a hospital called the intensive care unit (ICU) or critical care unit (CCU). (
  • intensive care ( intensive therapy ) (in- ten -siv) n. specialized and monitored health care provided for critically ill and immediately postoperative patients by specialist multidisciplinary staff in a specially designed hospital unit ( i. c. or i. t. unit , ICU or ITU ). (
  • paediatric i. c. unit ( PICU ) a unit providing intensive care for seriously ill children. (
  • The student will develop specialised clinical expertise in observation, monitoring, investigation and treatment of the neonate beyond that normally needed in a Special Care Baby Unit which is required to support life and manage serious illness, injury or malformation in babies. (
  • Discuss and demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the psychosocial needs of the parents, extended family and colleagues when a very sick baby is being nursed in the neonatal intensive care unit. (
  • Discuss the safety precautions necessary in a neonatal intensive care unit specifically related to equipment, the dangers inherent in a high technology area and the necessary supervision needed with staff usage. (
  • Ozzy Osbourne was reportedly treating in an intensive care unit after being hospitalized with flu. (
  • The Doctors Hospital state-of-the-art intensive care unit or ICU features 18 beds, around the clock visiting hours, and a staff driven to provide the best hospital intensive care. (
  • It can be stressful whenever kids are in the hospital - and even more so when they're in the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU). (
  • F. O. Odetola, A. L. Rosenberg, M. M. Davis, S. J. Clark, R. E. Dechert, and T. P. Shanley, "Do outcomes vary according to the source of admission to the pediatric intensive care unit? (
  • The programme has been introduced by critical care nurse Janet Thomas and Helen Stewart, clinical specialist physiotherapist, after they recognised a need for extra support for patients recovering from a stay in the intensive care unit (ICU). (
  • As a patient in NCH's intensive care unit, you will benefit from an expert team of critical care professionals with access to the latest medical technologies. (
  • The Samuelson Children's Hospital cares for children with critical illnesses and injuries through its state-of-the-art Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, or PICU. (
  • The intensive care department at Klinik Beau-Site provides post-operative care to patients at the intensive care unit (ICU) or the intermediate care unit (IMC). (
  • Schanell Sorrells was moved out of the intensive-care unit and upgraded to fair condition on Wednesday as she recovers after a bullet struck her unborn daughter, killing the child. (
  • An off-the-shelf report on Tele-Intensive Care Unit Market which has been compiled after an in-depth analysis of the market trends prevailing across five geographies (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle-East and Africa, and South America). (
  • The global tele-intensive care unit market is expected to reach US$ 7,363.3 Mn in 2025 from 1,541.8 in 2017. (
  • A tele-intensive care unit (tele-ICU) uses telemedicine in an intensive care unit (ICU) setting, which applies technology to offer care to critically ill patients by off-site clinical resources. (
  • The report would be of an interest to various stakeholders operating in the tele-intensive care unit market. (
  • The objective of the study is to describe, define, and forecast the tele-intensive care unit market by type, component and region. (
  • Tele-intensive care unit market is segmented by type and component. (
  • On the basis of component, the global tele-intensive care unit market was bifurcated into hardware and software. (
  • The tele-intensive care unit market report analyzes factors affecting tele-intensive care unit market from both demand and supply side and further evaluates market dynamics effecting the market during the forecast period i.e., drivers, opportunities, and future trend. (
  • Oncology patients may need the care of an Intensive Care Unit (ICU) for conditions caused by their cancer or related to its treatments, or for other health issues that have occurred. (
  • The ICU is a specialized unit within the hospital that cares for patients with acute, life-threatening illnesses and infections. (
  • An intensive care unit (ICU), critical care unit (CCU), intensive therapy unit (ITU), or intensive treatment unit (ITU) is a special part of a hospital . (
  • Because of a polio epidemic , Bjørn Ibsen established the first intensive care unit in Copenhagen in 1953. (
  • Measuring the ability to meet family needs in an intensive care unit. (
  • The Intensive Care Unit is proud to have received the prestigious Beacon Award in recognition of outstanding critical care nursing. (
  • The care which is provided in a specialist neonatal unit can have life-long effects. (
  • The Intensive Care Unit at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center cares for patients with severe or life-threatening injuries. (
  • Patients in the Intensive Care Unit require constant care and close supervision. (
  • An Intensive Care Unit is a special department in the hospital used to treat the most critically ill patients. (
  • Do not use cell phones or pagers in the Intensive Care Unit. (
  • Adult 19-bed intensive care unit (ICU) in a tertiary care university hospital. (
  • At the CHOC Padrinos Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit, we understand children with heart conditions need very specialized care. (
  • In addition to round-the-clock bedside nursing care, the unit has dedicated, highly trained cardiac nurse practitioners, respiratory care and cardiac-trained intensive care physicians. (
  • The Master of Intensive Care Nursing consists of 60 credit points or nine units of study as prescribed in the unit of study table related to this program. (
  • Premature infants and sick infants often need the kind of medical attention and care only found in a newborn intensive care unit like those at Northwest Health. (
  • LEBANON - A toddler who was burned when she fell into a fire pit Sunday morning has been moved out of the intensive care unit and is doing well, according to Lebanon Rescue Department officials. (
  • The Foundation's overall aim is to improve the number and quality of lives saved within an intensive care unit each year. (
  • Intensive care units represent a natural and expected extension in the care of critically ill patients who require close medical and nursing observation because of rapidly changing physiological variables or are in need of advanced monitoring. (
  • Continuous and closely monitored health care that is provided to critically ill patients. (
  • It reviews the state of the art in issues concerning both intensive care medicine and anesthesia, such as perioperative coagulation management, neuroaxial blockade and complications, postoperative pain management, pediatric airway management, septic shock and hemodynamic management, diagnosis and management of acute respiratory distress syndrome, and antifungal treatments for critically ill patients. (
  • NCH is the only hospital in the northwest suburbs to staff their critical care department with around-the-clock intensivists-board certified physicians with special training in the needs of critically ill patients. (
  • In intensive care units, conducting research in critically ill patients unable to give informed consent themselves remains a hot issue. (
  • The Intensive Care Foundation is a charity that is dedicated to improving the care of critically ill patients by raising funds for vital clinical research as well as educating health professionals responsible for intensive care. (
  • Intensive care units cater to patients with severe or life-threatening illnesses and injuries, which require constant care, close supervision from life support equipment and medication in order to ensure normal bodily functions . (
  • In 1950, anesthesiologist Peter Safar established the concept of "Advanced life support", keeping patients sedated and ventilated in an intensive care environment. (
  • 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. (
  • Doctors reduced the 90% mortality in patients receiving respiratory support with the cuirass ventilator to 40% by a combination of manual positive pressure ventilation provided through a tracheostomy by medical students and by caring for patients in a specific area of the hospital instead of across different wards. (
  • Intensive care beds are occupied by patients with a wide range of clinical conditions but all have dysfunction or failure of one or more organs, particularly respiratory and cardiovascular systems. (
  • Patients usually require intensive monitoring, and most need some form of mechanical or pharmacological support such as mechanical ventilation, renal replacement therapy, or vasoactive drugs. (
  • As patients are admitted from every department in the hospital, staff in intensive care need to have a broad range of clinical experience and a holistic approach to patient care. (
  • We also often have one critical-care nurse for every one or two patients. (
  • Objective analysis may be especially helpful in individual case discussions when a physician's fears about one or more patients seem to be excessive and result in inappropriate utilization of high-cost care. (
  • Apply an in depth knowledge of anatomy, physiology and pathology to the techniques employed when caring for patients with critical care needs. (
  • Critically evaluate the roles and responsibilities of bedside practitioners in the delivery of health care interventions to a broad range of critical care patients. (
  • Patients requiring intensive care may require support for cardiovascular instability ( hypertension / hypotension ), potentially lethal cardiac arrhythmias , airway or respiratory compromise (such as ventilator support), acute renal failure , or the cumulative effects of multiple organ failure , more commonly referred to now as multiple organ dysfunction syndrome . (
  • Medical studies suggest a relation between ICU volume and quality of care for mechanically ventilated patients. (
  • 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). (
  • The PICU also tends to have a higher nurse-to-patient ratio than other parts of the hospital (in other words, each nurse cares for fewer patients, which gives them more time with your child). (
  • Respiratory therapists are experienced with ventilators and other breathing equipment, and are often involved in the care of PICU patients with breathing problems. (
  • Intensive and Critical Care Medicine is a distinct branch of medicine specifically organized for the management of patients with immediate life-threatening pathophysiological conditions. (
  • As enrollment in coverage under the Affordable Care Act becomes available on Tuesday, the rules underlying mental health coverage in general - for both private insurers and the new health care exchanges - are still unclear, mental-health patient advocates say, leaving patients and families to grind through the process as best they can. (
  • But when patients need months of residential care, for example, or meetings with a therapist several times a week, insurers balk. (
  • Experts said it was not uncommon for coronavirus patients to move to intensive care, but said it showed Johnson's condition was serious. (
  • A new therapy programme designed to give former intensive care patients the best possible chance of returning to work and pursuing their previous interests has been introduced at West Suffolk Hospital in Bury St Edmunds. (
  • Assessors agreed that 20 patients were well managed (group 1) and 54 patients received suboptimal care (group 2). (
  • Admission to intensive care was considered late in 37 (69%) patients in group 2. (
  • The management of airway, breathing, and circulation, and oxygen therapy and monitoring in severely ill patients before admission to intensive care units may frequently be suboptimal. (
  • Suboptimal management of oxygen therapy, airway, breathing, circulation, and monitoring before admission to intensive care occurred in over half of a consecutive cohort of acute adult emergency patients. (
  • Obstetricians and other health-care providers should offer influenza vaccination to their pregnant patients. (
  • Are institutional review boards effective in safeguarding patients in intensive care units? (
  • Obviously, the inability to deal with this major obstacle (i.e. obtaining consent from incompetent patients) would lead to the cessation of any research in intensive care units, which is hardly acceptable and certainly unethical. (
  • Like the DIGAMI studies, the goal of the Hyperglycemia: Intensive Insulin Infusion In Infarction (HI-5) study was to determine whether tight glycemic control improves outcomes for hyperglycemic patients with AMI. (
  • Her duties include working with staff to improve the quality of care for patients and families at the end of life. (
  • Our ICU patients have an entire multidisciplinary health care team working to care for them. (
  • Patients are admitted to the ICU because they need intensive nursing and medical care. (
  • The cooperation of family and friends is essential for the proper care of patients in the ICU. (
  • Having one spokesperson helps ensure clear and accurate communication between the nurse, physician and family, and allows our staff to spend more time caring for patients. (
  • Since hemodynamic changes during PPCM can vitally jeopardize the mother and the fetus, patients with severe forms of PPCM require a multidisciplinary approach in intensive care units. (
  • The staff in our CVICU is dedicated to providing our patients the very specialized care they need around the clock. (
  • Patients who have undergone complex, cardiovascular procedures at the CHOC Heart Institute require specialized care and attention. (
  • Maximum care at the end of life for cancer patients has increased. (
  • The patients' family members responded to questions about how frequently patients had signed durable power of attorney documents or living wills or participated in end-of-life care conversations. (
  • Researchers then examined the association between those advance-care-planning activities and the treatment patients received at the end of life. (
  • At the same time, the proportion of patients who were reported to have received "all care possible" at the end of their lives increased substantially over the study period, from 7 percent to 58 percent, even though such intensive treatment may have been counter to their stated wishes. (
  • A durable power of attorney allows consumers to appoint someone to make health care decisions for them if patients are unable to do so. (
  • If patients "haven't discussed their preferences with that person the proxy may default to 'all care necessary,'" Narang says. (
  • The issue is front and center these days as policy makers debate the recent federal proposal to reimburse physicians for conversations with Medicare patients about advance care planning. (
  • Former patients, most of them dressed in Halloween costumes, will attend the annual celebration for "alumni" of the UCSF Children's Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Nursery (NICN), where they started life as premature or otherwise fragile infants. (
  • One of the nation's top children's hospitals, UCSF Children's Hospital creates an environment where children and their families find compassionate care at the healing edge of scientific discovery, with more than 150 experts in 50 medical specialties serving patients throughout Northern California and beyond. (
  • Intensive care teams rely on the latest research to ensure they can give the best life saving treatment to their patients. (
  • OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital provides expert care for children who are critically ill, hurt or recovering from surgery. (
  • During that year, critical care medicine accounted for 0.56% of GDP , 4.2% of national health expenditure and about 13% of hospital costs. (
  • It became rapidly evident, however, that a fixed location where intensive care resources and dedicated personnel were available provided better care than ad hoc provision of intensive care services spread throughout a hospital. (
  • Professor Davide Chiumello, MD, is Chief of the Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine at ASST Santi Paolo e Carlo Hospital, Milan, Italy. (
  • The PICU is the section of the hospital that provides sick children with the highest level of medical care. (
  • Committee on Hospital Care of the American Academy of Pediatrics and Pediatric Section of the Society of Critical Care Medicine, "Guidelines and levels of care for pediatric intensive care units," Pediatrics , vol. 92, no. 1, pp. 166-175, 1993. (
  • Over the course of five months, Ms. Morelli took Melissa to the hospital roughly a dozen times, and each time the insurance company, Anthem Blue Cross, refused to pay for hospital care. (
  • But in the evening he was moved to intensive care in London's St Thomas' hospital after his condition worsened. (
  • While she's out and completely unreachable by phone, her dad, Ken, goes into the hospital with breathing difficulties and is admitted to intensive care. (
  • Police stand guard outside St. Thomas' Hospital in London on Tuesday, where British Prime Minister Boris Johnson spent the night in intensive care. (
  • April 7 (UPI) -- British Prime Minister Boris Johnson spent the night in intensive care at a London hospital with the coronavirus disease but is not on a ventilator, Cabinet Office Minister Michael Gove said Tuesday. (
  • Gove, who himself became the latest British Cabinet member to go into self-isolation, said Johnson is "receiving the best care" at St. Thomas' Hospital after being admitted Sunday with "persistent symptoms. (
  • Specialists at King's College Hospital say further intensive treatment would be "futile, burdensome and not in his best interests. (
  • In a first survey, the attitudes and arguments for and against active treatment (operation) were compared between neurosurgeons (112 of which 70 per cent responded), anaesthesiologist and intensive care physicians (298 of which 70 per cent responded), and the general public (998 of which 50 per cent responded). (
  • But anaesthesiologist and intensive care physicians also pointed particularly at the importance of the patient's previous desires. (
  • The survey was submitted to anaesthesiologist and intensive care physicians (299 of which 63 per cent responded), paediatricians and neonatologists (329 of which 67 per cent responded) as well as the general public (585 of which 46 per cent responded). (
  • Many doctors may care for your child, but the attending physicians are in charge. (
  • FILE - This is a Jan. 22, 2018 file photo of sick baby Isaiah Haastrup's mother Takesha Thomas and father Lanre Haastrup outside the High Court in London, A British judge on Monday Jan. 29, 2018 ruled that intensive care treatment can be withdrawn for a brain-damaged 11-month-old boy despite his parents' wishes for continued intervention. (
  • Many questions still remain unanswered regarding the relation between costs and quality of intensive care, the size and location of intensive care units, the number of nursing and medical staff and intensive care beds required, and how to direct scarce resources towards those most likely to benefit. (
  • For a time in the early 1960s, it was not clear that specialized intensive care units were needed, so intensive care resources were brought to the room of the patient that needed the additional monitoring, care, and resources. (
  • To examine the prevalence, nature, causes, and consequences of suboptimal care before admission to intensive care units, and to suggest possible solutions. (
  • This report summarizes the results of that surveillance, which found that, during 2009, 16 pregnant women and one who was postpartum were admitted to New York City intensive-care units (ICUs). (
  • Wikimedia Commons has media related to Intensive-care units . (
  • Continuing research is required to monitor outcomes from the neonatal units and to increase the evidence-base for what constitutes good neonatal care. (
  • Each year, approximately 2,000 (7%) newborn babies in Northern Ireland will need extra care and will be admitted to one of the seven neonatal units. (
  • All units are offered in the intensive on-campus mode with students required to attend study days and undertake e-learning and independent study. (
  • Babies who once would never have taken a first breath now have the opportunity to survive and thrive because of the knowledgeable and experienced medical staff available in neonatal intensive care units (NICUs). (
  • John Mastrojohn III serves as Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer at National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization. (
  • It's a significant step in the right direction," says Jonathan Keyserling , senior vice president for health policy at the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization. (
  • We have at least one pediatric intensivist - a doctor highly trained in critical care - on duty 24/7. (
  • Your child might be cared for by a pediatric intensivist . (
  • Our specialists are available around the clock to provide the nurturing environment and expert care you and your newborn require. (
  • NICORE aims to work towards improved outcomes for newborn infants admitted to neonatal care and their families in Northern Ireland under the guidance of the newly established Neonatal Network for Northern Ireland (NNNI). (
  • Content developed by AWHONN , one of the most authoritative associations in neonatal intensive care nursing, ensures the information is both accurate and relevant. (
  • Experts who are specially trained in caring for the sickest children. (
  • It is widely presumed that the preferred course of action for most children in foster care is a quick reunification with the child's biological family, for several reasons. (
  • Most people will introduce themselves and tell you how they're involved in your child's care. (
  • Also, physical therapists , occupational therapists , nutritionists, and pharmacists may play a role in your child's care. (
  • We invite CVICU parents to participate in daily multidisciplinary team rounds and encourage them to be active in the decisions that are made regarding their child's care. (
  • This is a doctor who did a 3-year residency in pediatrics after medical school, followed by 3 more years of subspecialty fellowship training in intensive care. (
  • Demonstrate the clinical skills required by the neonatal nurse in the neonatal intensive care environment. (
  • The main causes of suboptimal care were failure of organisation, lack of knowledge, failure to appreciate clinical urgency, lack of supervision, and failure to seek advice. (
  • Hopefully you are in some sort of new grad residency that includes classroom hours as well as intensive clinical with top notch supervision/preceptors. (
  • My clinical care residency program was six months in duration. (
  • Journal of Intensive Care Medicine (JIC) is a peer-reviewed bi-monthly journal offering medical and surgical clinicians in adult and pediatric intensive care state-of-the-art, broad-based analytic reviews and updates, original articles, reports of large clinical series, techniques and procedures, topic-specific electronic resources, book reviews, and editorials on all aspects of intensive/critical/coronary care. (
  • In the PICU, kids get intensive nursing care and close monitoring of things like heart rate, breathing, and blood pressure. (
  • Kids go to the PICU if they are seriously ill, need intensive care, and have medical needs that can't be met on the hospital's main medical floors. (
  • Sometimes, kids who were stable enough to be cared for on the hospital's medical-surgical floors move to the PICU if they become more acutely ill. (
  • After major surgery, many children get care in the PICU for several days. (
  • Who Takes Care of Kids in the PICU? (
  • The PICU has many highly skilled people who care for kids. (
  • Family-centered patient care might be practiced in the PICU. (
  • At MedStar Health, we are staffed by dedicated critical care specialists committed to providing expert, personal care to you and your loved ones. (
  • Our compassionate and caring child life specialists support each patient and his or her parents and siblings by providing guidance on what to expect as the patient recovers. (
  • Through our partnership with Stanford Children's Health, newborns can receive the critical care they need right here, close to home. (
  • Increasingly, nonphysician providers are playing innovative roles in the ICU, and care provided by teams including nurse practitioners or physician assistants appears to be safe and comparable to that provided by other staffing models. (
  • Safar is considered to be the first practitioner of intensive care medicine as a speciality. (
  • Critical Care Medicine. (
  • You may be looking for Intensive Care Medicine (journal) , Critical Care Medicine (journal) , Intensive Care (album) or CICU-FM . (
  • Intensive care medicine , or critical care medicine , is a branch of medicine concerned with the diagnosis and management of life-threatening conditions that may require sophisticated life support and intensive monitoring . (
  • In the United States , estimates of the 2000 expenditure for critical care medicine ranged from US$15-55 billion. (
  • He currently serves on the editorial board of Critical Care Medicine (the official journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine). (
  • He is also a reviewer for a number of international journals and Editor of the E learning committee on Respiratory Failure for the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine. (
  • The Trainee Committee of the College of Intensive Care Medicine of Australian and New Zealand (CICM) met in Melbourne in March 2017, and the recent results of the survey 1 into bullying and harassment, in addition to the deaths of several junior medical officers to suicide, provided for a solemn meeting. (
  • Mottl recommended that healthcare providers approach patient care with the mindset that "one size does not fit all," adding that "in this era of precision medicine, we have to be sure to fit the right treatment strategies with the right patient. (
  • The terms Intensive Care Medicine and Critical Care Medicine are considered synonymous. (
  • Anyone is welcome and encouraged to contribute anytime, anything (as long as it relates to Intensive Care Medicine). (
  • Intensive care is a rapidly changing area of medicine, and after four years from the 2nd edition the volume editors and authors have deemed necessary to update it. (
  • Anaesthesia, Pharmacology, Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine A.P.I.C.E. (
  • Advances in intensive and critical care medicine occur rapidly. (
  • A modified Society of Critical Care Medicine Family Needs Assessment instrument was used. (
  • The conditions of ICU staffing will continue to change under the stresses of shortages of a variety of health care workers relevant to ICU care, and increasing duty hour limitations for physician trainees. (
  • Former stressful experiences of the physician or of the patient and family with the specific medical disorder, within a health care institution, or with one another may result in a disproportionate anxiety and sense of threat not easily soothed by simple reassurance. (
  • The student, whilst developing these skills, will also need to be alert to future developments in the role of the professional carer to promote health and the necessity of working with other members of the health care team. (
  • Their insurer ultimately was forced to pay for the mental health care for Melissa that it initially denied. (
  • Mental health accounts for a small part of total health care spending - by one estimate, $113 billion annually, or less than 6 percent of the $2.6 trillion overall health care bill. (
  • Health departments and health-care providers should educate pregnant and postpartum women regarding the risks posed by influenza and highlight the effectiveness and safety of influenza vaccination. (
  • She is a nurse with a PhD in Health Care Administration, Policy and Ethics and has attended the Institute for Healthcare Improvement's Breakthrough College Series and completed the Improvement Advisor Professional Development course at IHI in January 2007. (
  • She has over twenty years experience working in community health care settings providing adult day care, home based respite and assisted living activities to people with dementia and their families. (
  • Over the study period, the use of durable power of attorney assignment, sometimes called a health care proxy, grew from 52 percent to 74 percent among participants. (
  • In other words, lacking clear guidance, the health care proxy may choose to err on the safe side and approve more care rather than limit or withhold it. (
  • Developed by one of the most authoritative associations in neonatal intensive nursing care, AWHONN, this renowned guide provides in-depth coverage of the most common neonatal disorders and their management - focusing on the latest evidence-based practice for preterm infants, medications, and antepartum-intrapartum complications. (
  • Nursing in Critical Care. (
  • It is the intention of this Module to continue the education and training begun in Neonatal Nursing ¿ Module 1 by concentrating on the intensive care of the neonate and relevant interpersonal skills. (
  • to develop and enhance the knowledge, skills, attitudes and creative thinking essential to good critical care nursing practice. (
  • Here the patient and family are the true focus of medical and nursing care. (
  • To validate a new Intensive Care Nursing Scoring System (ICNSS). (
  • The Graduate Certificate in Intensive Care Nursing consists of two semesters of part-time study. (
  • The Graduate Certificate in Intensive Care Nursing may only be studied by local students in the part-time mode. (
  • The Graduate Diploma in Intensive Care Nursing may be completed in one year of full-time study or two years part-time study. (
  • Prospective intensive foster carers should register their interest online by Tuesday, 31 March 2020. (
  • The study compared arguments for the attitude for or against continued respiratory care. (
  • Before the industrial revolution , premature and ill infants were born and cared for at home and either lived or died without medical intervention. (
  • Dr. Miles Ellenby, the network's medical director, specializes in caring for critically ill infants and children. (
  • In general, it is the most expensive, technologically advanced and resource-intensive area of medical care. (
  • Our critical care staff strives to make the critical difference when you or a loved one need expert medical attention the most. (
  • Unlike some physical ailments for which there are reams of studies suggesting a relatively clear standard of care, there is often little accepted medical evidence to support the range of treatments for many mental illnesses, like schizophrenia and severe depression. (
  • Possible solutions include improved teaching, establishment of medical emergency teams, and widespread debate on the structure and process of acute care. (
  • In these difficult situations, it's reassuring to know that we provide specialized medical care and the latest in technology and advanced therapies for babies born prematurely or with serious health conditions. (
  • Whether you need walk-in care or have a medical emergency, Samaritan Health Services is here to help with five hospitals and eight clinics offering walk-in care for urgent needs. (
  • Living wills describe the types of medical care people wish to receive (or don't wish to receive) if they're incapacitated. (
  • The Intensive Care Foundation has a number of pharmaceutical and medical companies who support it financially. (
  • Upon completion of the inpatient phase, an outpatient therapist is assigned to help develop a continuing care plan, while allowing the patient to pursue work and other responsibilities. (
  • The tele-ICU use has spread rapidly, the benefits vary widely, and little is known about the specific characteristics of tele-ICU that provide benefits to patient care. (
  • We ask that you identify one family 'spokesperson' at the time of the patient's admission to the ICU, to aid in communication flow and maximize the time we spend providing patient care. (
  • Samaritan Health Services continuously reviews its performance in the areas of quality care and patient safety. (
  • When a new patient comes to the CVICU straight from surgery, operating room staff work one-to-one with their CVICU counterparts to make sure all of the patient's immediate and long-term needs are met and that crucial information is passed along to each staff member who will be providing the patient's care. (
  • UCSF is a leading university dedicated to defining health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. (
  • To combat the problem, CARE FLORIDA has created an intensive 14 Day Compulsive Gambling Treatment Program. (
  • C.A.R.E (Comprehensive Addiction Recovery Education) FLORIDA, a holistic-based Florida drug rehab clinic, has decided to combat the often overlooked disease head-on by creating an intensive 14 Day Compulsive Gambling Treatment Program. (
  • This continued nurture from CARE FLORIDA is what continues to make them unique and innovative in their approach to addiction treatment. (
  • Intensive care usually takes a system-by-system approach to treatment. (
  • In addition to the key systems, intensive care treatment raises other issues including psychological health, pressure points, mobilisation and physiotherapy, and secondary infections. (
  • I was told that I was in very bad condition and needed a minimum of 12 months of intensive treatment. (
  • Thanks to intensive monitoring and care, post-operative complications are avoided or detected early and given targeted treatment. (
  • One bottle provides a full, 28-day course of intensive treatment. (
  • Replaced by Dr Hauschka Intensive Treatment for Menopausal Skin (40 ml) . (
  • LONDON (AP) - A British judge has ruled that intensive care treatment can be withdrawn for a brain-damaged 11-month-old boy despite his parents' wishes for continued intervention. (
  • Spelling out treatment preferences is only useful in context, says Dr. Diane Meier, director of the Center to Advance Palliative Care. (
  • Or would you rather forgo such intensive treatment and be kept comfortable instead? (
  • These companies understand the importance of the Foundation's mission - to fund live saving research in intensive care. (
  • British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was battling the coronavirus in intensive care on Tuesday, raising serious concerns about his health as the country recorded its highest daily death toll. (
  • Our team includes intensivists (experts in critical care) and a nurse practitioner who specializes in caring for children with heart conditions. (
  • 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. (
  • Are Hospitals Heading for Intensive Care? (
  • Five convenient NCH care options to match your healthcare needs. (
  • Prior to NHPCO, John was founding director of Palliative Care and Hospice Services at Summa Health System, an integrated healthcare system northeastern Ohio. (
  • Intensive care is an expensive healthcare service. (
  • These doctors work closely with your physician and other certified critical care professionals to coordinate your care and prepare for any possible complications. (
  • VA Pittsburgh's Intensive Rehabilitation Program (IRP) is an aggressive and comprehensive multidisciplinary rehabilitation program. (
  • Having an attendant continuously at the bedside improved the quality of care but increased the costs and, in some cases, death was merely delayed. (
  • Intensive care dates from the polio epidemic in Copenhagen in 1952. (
  • We have Oregon's highest level of care for babies and children with heart conditions and who are recovering from heart surgery. (
  • In the United Kingdom, approximately one in nine babies is born premature or sick which equates to 80,000 babies per year with one baby being admitted to specialist care every six minutes (BLISS)(2). (
  • More than half of these babies will need intensive or high dependency care. (
  • Therefore, although neonatal care provision is relatively low volume it represents a substantial cost within the health service and can be associated with significant mortality and long-term morbidity particularly for very immature babies. (
  • The anonymous core dataset provides a detailed account of the neonatal care provided for all babies in Northern Ireland: admission details, pregnancy and delivery, parent details, early outcomes within 28 days, discharge details, interventions, treatments, diagnoses, activity and performance against evidence based quality standards. (
  • Our doctors have advanced training in pediatric intensive care. (
  • Called FIT (Following Intensive Therapy), the programme runs over six weeks and involves health professionals giving advice and education alongside a fitness regime specially tailored to each person. (
  • Opinions of two external assessors on quality of care especially recognition, investigation, monitoring, and management of abnormalities of airway, breathing, and circulation, and oxygen therapy and monitoring. (
  • 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. (
  • The British leader was moved to intensive care on Monday night , and while he has required some "oxygen support," he has not been placed on a ventilator, said Gove, who is self-isolating at home after a family member showed mild COVID-19 symptoms. (