Intensive care

What Does an Intensivist do?

An intensivist, also known as an intensive care unit (ICU) or critical care physician, provides specialist care for critically ill patients. This is usually within the setting of an ICU in a major hospital, where…
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Is admission to intensive care always the right answer?

A key part of life as a doctor in any discipline involves assessing a situation and deciding on the right course of action – in many specialties this involves considering whether a treatment can make…
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What is an ICU Specialist?

In this article, we explore what an Intensive Care specialist does, the skills they need to have to be successful in their role and how their experience can be useful in supporting medicolegal cases. A…
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Sepsis: Challenges of diagnosis and building a medicolegal case

What is sepsis? One of the major conditions facing an Intensive Care Physician (Intensivist) is sepsis. Sepsis is defined as life-threatening organ dysfunction caused by a dysregulated host response to an infection. Sepsis (also known as…
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