Tag: ICU

Complications and failures in airway management

While complications of airway management are surprisingly common, most are minor in nature. Major complications are rare, and although they have the potential to be life-threatening, they tend to result in morbidity rather than mortality (1-4).…
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The challenges of airways management in the Intensive Care Unit

Airway management techniques were first developed in the field of anaesthesia, and advanced airway management is still an extremely important factor in the care of the critically ill patient. For this reason, intensive care medicine…
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Medicolegal liability in intensive care

The intensive care unit (ICU) is a complex environment and the patients being treated in it often have complicated needs that require invasive and potentially dangerous interventions. Therefore, it is not perhaps surprising that adverse…
Categories : Articles, Intensive care, Thought Leadership
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