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Innovations – Newer Tools in Emergency Medicine

The only constant feature in this world is change. While all the change may not lead to progress, there can be no progress without change. This is true for any ...

Persistent left superior vena cava: a case report and review of literature

Persistent left superior vena cava is rare but important congenital vascular anomaly. It results when the left superior cardinal vein caudal to the innominate v...

Application of 1.0% Chlorhexidine gel and its effect on Catheter associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI) in a tertiary care hospital in north east India

Catheter associated urinary tract infection is an important cause of mortality and morbidity. Its incidence in India as per available study is 22.22%(Col Shivin...

Point of Care Testing (POCT):Where are we?

POCT is a mode of testing in which the analysis is performed at the site where health care is provided close to the patient. A wide number of lab test are now a...

Bedside Cart System And Its Effects On Work Dynamics of Critical Care Nurses

The outcome of  ICU patients  is directly related to the clinical nursing attention they receive during the severe illness. So to achieve that  we designed a un...

The Prognostic value of Admission Arterial Blood Lactate Level in Mixed ICU Population

There are studies emphasizing the importance of arterial blood lactate level on outcome, specifically mortality in patients with circulatory shock, cardiac arre...

A Brief Overview For Clinician’s Orientation To ICU And Alternative Planning

The global history of ICU care dates back to the polio epidemic in 1950s, when the specialty of critical care was born. The technique of controlled ventilation ...

Hanging

Hanging is one of the leading cause of death in the world accounting for 1 million death annually1. In India hanging is the 2nd most common method of suicide af...

A study on clinico-epidemiological profile and the outcome of snake bite victims in a tertiary care centre

Estimated deaths due to snake bites are more than 46,000 annually in India. Ninety-seven percent bites occur in rural areas. Data on snake bite from north-east ...