Key Points From the New Heart Failure Guidelines Key Points From the New Heart Failure Guidelines
Dr Ileana Pi ña discusses the 2022 AHA/ACC/HFSA heart failure guidelines and how they compare with the European guidelines and recent data on heart failure.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - May 4, 2022 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

Acute poisonings presenting to King Edward VIII hospital intensive care unit in Durban, South Africa - Goga R, de Vasconcellos K, Singh D.
BACKGROUND: Acute poisoning is a potentially preventable burden on the healthcare systems and a significant cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Improved knowledge of the patterns of poisoning, the clinical course and outcomes of these cases may hel... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 4, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

COVID-19 Vaccine Effectiveness COVID-19 Vaccine Effectiveness
CDC answers questions about how effective vaccines are against preventing serious illness with newer COVID variants.CDC Expert Commentary (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - May 3, 2022 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Infectious Diseases Article Source Type: news

Pacific Community-Led Health Missions Arrive with Critical Support to Tonga and Kiribati Grappling with COVID-19 Surges
Pacific Community health experts conduct laboratory training for COVID-19 testing with their healthcare colleagues in Nuku'alofa, Tonga. Credit: Pacific Community (SPC)By Catherine WilsonCANBERRA, Australia , May 3 2022 (IPS) Before the pandemic emerged in 2020, health services in many Pacific Island countries were under-resourced, under-funded and under-staffed. Now following recent outbreaks of COVID-19, advancing the capacity and development of health and medical services in vulnerable nations, such as Tonga and Kiribati, is increasingly urgent. In the central Pacific atoll nation of Kiribati, virus cases have skyrocke...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 3, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Catherine Wilson Tags: Asia-Pacific COVID-19 Development & Aid Editors' Choice Featured Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies PACIFIC COMMUNITY Pacific Community Climate Wire TerraViva United Nations #AsiaPacific #Covid19 IPS UN Bureau IPS UN Bur Source Type: news

Severe Neonatal Respiratory Distress Due to SARS-CoV-2 Severe Neonatal Respiratory Distress Due to SARS-CoV-2
This case details the complex management of a rare but serious neonatal SARS-CoV-2 infection, leading to severe acute respiratory distress syndrome.Journal of Medical Case Reports (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - May 3, 2022 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Ontario reports 1,432 COVID-19 hospitalizations, no new deaths
Ontario's COVID-19 hospitalization and intensive care unit admission numbers inched upward Monday, but there were no new deaths linked to the illness reported. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - May 2, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Toronto Source Type: news

CytoSorbents Awarded Preferred Supplier Agreement with Asklepios, One of the Largest Private Hospital Operators in Germany
MONMOUTH JUNCTION, N.J., May 2, 2022 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- CytoSorbents Corporation (NASDAQ: CTSO), a leader in the treatment of life-threatening conditions in the intensive care unit and cardiac surgery using blood purification, an... Devices, Group Purchasing CytoSorbents, CytoSorb, blood purification (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - May 2, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

ECMO for Respiratory Failure Related to COVID-19 ECMO for Respiratory Failure Related to COVID-19
This study reports on the characteristics, management, and outcomes of COVID-19 patients treated with venovenous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for respiratory failure.Anesthesiology (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - May 2, 2022 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

BP Management for Ischemic Stroke in the First 24 Hours BP Management for Ischemic Stroke in the First 24 Hours
Should blood pressure be lowered after ischemic stroke, or might it make matters worse? This review summarizes the latest evidence.Stroke (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - May 2, 2022 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

FDA Warns of Pump Defect With Medtronic HVAD System FDA Warns of Pump Defect With Medtronic HVAD System
Patients with the ventricular assist device could develop pump thrombosis caused by a welding defect in the internal pump, the FDA says in a letter to healthcare professionals.News Alerts (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - April 29, 2022 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Cardiology News Alert Source Type: news

Ontario's COVID-19 hospitalizations, ICU admissions inch upward again
Ontario's COVID-19 hospitalizations and intensive care unit admissions inched upward Friday, while the province reported the deaths of 20 more people with the illness. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - April 29, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Toronto Source Type: news

Viewpoint: Pioneering a transformative model for healthcare leadership
Leadership. In the corporate world and beyond, the word is bandied about to the point where it often becomes nothing more than a clich é or catchphrase. We persistently express the need for stronger leadership. But what are we doing to cultivate it? As Covid-19 continues to present an unprecedented strain on hospitals and their intensive care units, leadership gaps constituted a pressing issue in the healthcare industry long befo re the pandemic. Healthcare workers spend 34% less time on training… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 29, 2022 Category: American Health Authors: Jay Ruderman Source Type: news

External blood oxygenation saved hundreds of Covid-19 sufferers – study
Adding oxygen to blood using ECMO process found to cause big increase in survival rate in severe casesScores of severely ill Covid-19 sufferers survived because they were given the NHS ’s highest form of intensive care in which an artificial lung breathes for them, astudy has found.Patients in the UK who underwent extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) were more likely to survive than those who did not have the treatment, according to the research.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 29, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Denis Campbell Health policy editor Tags: NHS Coronavirus Science Health Infectious diseases Society Medical research UK news Source Type: news

Ontario reports 20 more deaths linked to COVID-19, ICU admissions continue to drop
Ontario's COVID-19 intensive care unit admissions continued to drop for a second day in a row on Thursday, as the province reported another 20 deaths linked to the virus. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - April 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Toronto Source Type: news

In the NICU, High-Flow Oxygen Boosts Intubation Success on First Attempt
(MedPage Today) -- Incorporating nasal high-flow therapy during endotracheal intubation attempts in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) increased the chance of success on the first try, a randomized study found. In the SHINE trial of just... (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - April 28, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news