Research – Trials
iCareWean “Weaning from mechanical ventilation: comparison of open-loop decision support system and routine care, in general medical ICU”.
Research – Surveys
What is the influence of Wikipedia and other web resources on acute and critical care decisions? This survey evaluated how important Wikipedia, Google and other web resources have become in the daily work of intensive care professionals.
Understanding Telemedicine in the ICU
What role does (or can) telemedicine play in a modern ICU?
Are redesigned ICUs with remote technology at the core a threat to human resources/jobs?
Marius Terblanche discusses common perceptions about the onslaught of telemedicine and the potential of this type of technology for intensive care. He also provides some insight on the tele-ICU programme currently being implemented in his unit at Guy’s and St Thomas’ in London – the first of its kind in the UK and Europe.