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Pathophysiology and Management of COVID-19 Pneumonia

2021 02 Nov

COVID-19 pneumonia is an evolving disease. In this review, the authors focus on the development of its pathophysiologic characteristics over time and how these changes determine modifications in treatment.   The clinical features of COVId-19 are highly variable, ranging from asymptomatic patients to patients with a severe form of respiratory failure.... Read more

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Challenges in the Management of the Critically Ill Patient

2019 26 Sep

Interview with Massimo Antonelli, Professor of Intensive Care and Anaesthesiology, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy   Massimo Antonelli is a Professor of Intensive Care and Anesthesiology at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy. He serves as the Director of the Dept. of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care and Emergency... Read more

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Distributing a life source in Africa

2018 01 Jun

Lifebank has developed crucial infrastructure in Nigeria, enabling the efficient transportation and storage of blood, saving thousands of lives. HealthManagement editor Marianna Keen spoke to CEO and founder Temie Giwa-Tubosun about her journey. To what degree has the blood shortage in Nigeria been tackled so far, due to the work of LifeBank?... Read more

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2017 10 Mar

Key opinion leaders (KOL) in the ICU field are often coming up with fantastic tips for becoming a better leader or clinician. We decided to share our top three with you: 1.  Find/Encourage a Balance Balance is recommended in a variety of areas in life, and so it is with clinical practice too. It’s critical for a clinician to assess the criteria of... Read more

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Are Newly Licensed Intensivists Prepared for Practice?

2017 21 Feb

A study in the Netherlands indicates that recently licensed intensivists are well prepared for most tasks in intensive care medicine (ICM). However, lower preparedness scores on tasks related to leadership and management, science, and professional development call for re-evaluation of the current curriculum. The findings will be published in Journal... Read more

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Volume 16 - Issue 3, 2016

2016 27 Sep

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The Burden Caused by Administrators and Managers: a Euro-American Jumble

2016 27 Sep

We argue that a jumble of rules, protocols, checklists has emerged, ‏which jeopardises not only the pivotal relationship between doctor and ‏patient, but also the quality and costs of care, and the quality of future ‏healthcare workers. It must be emphasised that the introduction of ‏protocols and checklists in clinical medicine has improved care... Read more

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Editorial: Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation

2016 11 Mar

The use of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) in critical care is growing. From its initial use back in the 1950s in cardiac surgery, it is now an important tool for life-saving organ support, with clear indications for use in neonates and growing use in paediatric ICUs. ECMO for adult patients is also expanding in use (over 400% between 2006... Read more

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Baxter Appoints Michael F. Mahoney to Its Board

2015 26 Oct

Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX) announced it has appointed to Baxter’s Board of Directors Michael F. Mahoney, president and chief executive officer of Boston Scientific Corporation. Mahoney will serve on Baxter’s corporate governance and compensation committees. “Mike’s significant knowledge of the global medical products business and his track... Read more

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Anesthesia Business Consultants & VCU to Partner on Strategic Initiatives

2015 22 Jun

Anesthesia Business Consultants (ABC), a leading provider in billing and practice management for the anesthesia and pain management specialty, is pleased to announce its latest partnership with  Virginia Commonwealth University , (VCU) Department of Anesthesiology to provide integrated practice management billing services. ABC entered into discussions... Read more