Due to non-availability of a dialysis machine with a mobile RO plant, the staff faces difficulties in shifting a patient on mobile ventilator from the ICU
to the dialysis centre.
patients may benefit from nicotine substitution or caffeine supplementation, but with little evidence for their effectiveness, this should be left up to the judgement of treating physicians", said Belitova.
For each patient, age, gender, length of ICU
stay, duration of mechanical ventilation and surgeries and comorbidities during ICU
stay were recorded.
nurses have expressed concerns about the fluctuating nature of delirium and the difficulty communicating with delirious patients.
class="MsoNormalDr Benjamin Wachira, an assistant professor of emergency medicine at Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi says while challenges in the ICU
contribute to deaths, what happens before a patient arrives may have just as much, if not more, impact on the outcome.
The clinical costs for the medical, surgical and neurosurgical ICU
were disaggregated to the medical/surgical and neurosurgical sections using the bottom-up approach.
Acute pancreatitis (AP) is an inflammatory condition of pancreas, the worldwide incidence of which is 13 to 45/100,000.1 Ingestion of alcohol, gallstone and hypertriglyceridemia being the common etiological factors.2 The presentation of disease may vary from mild selflimiting course to a severe form requiring intensive care (ICU
) admission for monitoring and organ support.3 ICU
course may be complicated by factors like sepsis, multiorgan dysfunction syndrome (MODS), hospital acquired infections or acute kidney injury (AKI).4 The outcome really depends upon integrated health care services.
The DC had also ordered to hold an inquiry against the management of BBH for showing negligence and not returning the faulty ICU
beds to the supplier in time and causing 3.4 million worth of loss to the national exchequer.
The double storey building will accommodate an ICU
and a High Dependency Unit (HDU).
They received the award in the summer of 2012 to fund implementation of two ICU
programs: a critical care APP residency training program, which began placing graduates in ICUs
in January 2013, and a tele-ICU that began in April 2014 (Buchman et al.
Only information about adult patients who were in an ICU
on the day of the survey at each hospital was recorded.
This prospective study was conducted on the ICU
patients of Al-Zahra Hospital, Isfahan, Iran, in 2014-2015.