• Prematurity
  • Common conditions cared for include prematurity and associated complications, congenital disorders such as Congenital diaphragmatic hernia, or complications resulting from the birthing process. (wikipedia.org)
  • healthcare
  • UpToDate synthesizes the most recent medical information into evidence-based practical recommendations that healthcare professionals trust to make the right point-of-care decisions. (uptodate.com)
  • clinical
  • Current bedside devices are large and cumbersome, which impede nursing care and inhibit clinical traffic. (sbir.gov)
  • In addition to their clinical expertise, our academic intensivists are outstanding educators and are fully committed to our teaching programs that include a fully accredited fellowship in the subspecialty of critical care. (maimonidesmed.org)
  • It collaborates with the Asian Critical Care Clinical Trials Group and published several papers on ICM from an Asian perspective. (wikipedia.org)
  • PICUs
  • The establishment of these two units would eventually lead to hundreds of PICUs being developed across North American and Europe. (wikipedia.org)
  • It serves the interest of people concerned with these topics in PICUs, Low Secure Units, Challenging Behaviour, Emergency Psychiatry, Intensive Treatments or other parts of the wider mental health system. (wikipedia.org)
  • premature
  • Their competencies include the administration of high-risk medications, management of high-acuity patients requiring ventilator support, surgical care, resuscitation, advanced interventions such as extracorporeal membrane oxygenation or hypothermia therapy for neonatal encephalopathy procedures, as well as chronic-care management or lower acuity cares associated with premature infants such as feeding intolerance, phototherapy , or administering antibiotics. (wikipedia.org)
  • Before the industrial revolution , premature and ill infants were born and cared for at home and either lived or died without medical intervention. (wikipedia.org)
  • A NNP has special nursing and medical training in caring for sick and premature babies. (babycenter.com)
  • physicians
  • The physicians in the new unit are all ICU physicians from Primary Children's. (intermountainhealthcare.org)
  • Geriatric medicine was not included in the curricula of undergraduate or advanced medical training until recently, so not all critical care physicians are oriented to the specific needs of geriatric patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • Physicians are trained in geriatric medicine & critical care medicine. (wikipedia.org)
  • Medical Group of the Carolinas (MGC) is a group of more than 330 physicians in more than 22 specialties and primary care, serving the Upstate and Western North Carolina. (wikipedia.org)
  • acuity
  • Among these two different levels, they are able to provide critical care and stabilization for each child before transferring to a different acuity. (wikipedia.org)
  • specialty
  • In 1987, Wolfson and Nemours Children's Specialty Care, Jacksonville, began their affiliation to better serve the area's children. (wikipedia.org)
  • Ventilation
  • Basic care facilities - equipment for ventilation, monitoring and administering medication. (sooperarticles.com)
  • 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. (wikipedia.org)
  • It comprised "Year-In-Review" lectures on ICM key topics such as haemodynamics, ventilation, nutrition, nephrology, and neurocritical care, as well as several workshops. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hospitals
  • Although this was not the case, her experiences during the war formed the foundation for her later discovery of the importance of sanitary conditions in hospitals, a critical component of intensive care. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2015-16, Rainbow ranked third in the country for neonatal care in the U.S. News & World Report rankings of pediatric hospitals. (wikipedia.org)
  • nurse practitioners
  • The unit may also have nurse practitioners, physician assistants, physiotherapists, social workers, child life specialists, and clerks on staff, although this varies widely depending on geographic location. (wikipedia.org)
  • severe
  • Intensive care units cater to patients with severe and life-threatening illnesses and injuries, which require constant, close monitoring and support from specialist equipment and medications in order to ensure normal bodily functions. (wikipedia.org)
  • Medicine
  • A joint task force from the American College of Critical Care Medicine and the Infectious Diseases Society of America defined fever as a body temperature of 38.3ºC (101ºF) or higher [ 1 ]. (uptodate.com)
  • Inadequate humidification of inspired gases can cause a variety of serious problems, and humidification has accordingly become an important aspect of modern intensive care medicine. (springer.com)
  • In: Vincent JL (ed) Update in Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine. (springer.com)
  • eds) Intensive Care Medicine. (springer.com)
  • Safar is considered to be the first practitioner of intensive care medicine as a speciality. (wikipedia.org)
  • Because the majority of literature in critical care medicine is focused on short-term outcomes (e.g. survival), current understanding of PICS is relatively limited. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Society of Intensive Care Medicine (SICM) is the representative body for Intensive Care Medicine (ICM) professionals in Singapore. (wikipedia.org)
  • Singapore was a founding member of the Western Pacific Association of Critical Care Medicine (WPACCM) - now known as the Asia Pacific Association of Critical Care Medicine (APACCM) - and hosted the Inaugural Congress of the Association in 1981 and the 11th edition in 2000. (wikipedia.org)
  • treatment
  • Fever is a common abnormality in the intensive care unit (ICU), which prompts important diagnostic and treatment decisions. (uptodate.com)
  • This peer-reviewed journal is devoted to issues affecting the care and treatment of people with mental disorders who manifest severely disturbed mental or behavioural functioning. (wikipedia.org)
  • The term PICS arose around 2010, at least in part, to raise awareness of the important long-term dysfunctions resulting from treatment in the intensive care unit (ICU). (wikipedia.org)
  • outcomes
  • Fever has also been associated with an increased length of stay, increased cost of care, and poorer outcomes in patients with traumatic head injury, subarachnoid hemorrhage, or pancreatitis [ 15,17-23 ]. (uptodate.com)