intensivist


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in·ten·si·vist

 (ĭn-tĕn′sə-vĭst)
n.
A physician who specializes in providing care to critically ill patients, especially those in an intensive care or coronary care unit.
Translations

intensivist

n intensivista mf
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March 17, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Huntington Memorial Hospital has partnered with Huntington Pulmonary Medical Group (HPMG) to create and implement a Leapfrog Group-compliant Intensivist Program.
Summary: Dr Praveen Khilnani, Paediatric Intensivist at Mediclinic City Hospital on the first-of-its-kind private paediatric ICU launched in Dubai
Before joining PeaceHealth, Blanchard worked at Kadlec Medical Associates, where he held a variety of positions, including medical director, intensivist services, and medical director, adult hospitalist program.
It included demographic characteristics and professional profiles and a survey of intensivist perceptions of what influences their decision to admit patients to ICU.
One thing that the off-site intensivist cannot do is an intervention, Taylor says.
Eleven years ago, the Leapfrog Group identified 24/7 intensivist staffing as one of its safety standards for the ICU, estimating that more than 54,000 ICU deaths a year could be avoided if this best practice was implemented in U.
2009) recognized that the largest probable factor for decreased intensivist coverage is associated with cost, but noted that the cost of the intensivists could likely be off-set by potential health care savings due to better patient outcomes and better utilization of critical care resources, although further research is needed to substantiate this hypothesis.
Research shows that intensive care patients have a lower risk of death and shorter lengths of stay when critical care-certified intensivist physicians are on duty and oversee patient care.
Our analysis shows that having an intensivist at the donor's bedside who aids and advises the organ procurement coordinator can result in greater likelihood of recovering organs that are deemed successful for transplant, which could mean that each donor could help us save more lives," said Kai Singbarti, MD, lead author of the study and assistant professor of critical care medicine at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and an intensivist at UPMC.
Any abnormality in a patient's vital signs is instantly sent over the eICU secure, high-speed data lines, prompting the intensivist to examine the situation closely.
Out of necessity, because of staffing-related transitions affecting the core physician intensivist group at Providence Alaska Medical Center, Cecilee Ruesch, R.
For the intensivist, there is a lot of useful medical and oncological information in this book, though much of it is outside the third section on "Malignancy and critical care".