Some 268 new beds are for the Sohar Hospital, distributed to the Coronary Care Unit (CCU), Post-Coronary Care Unit, Intensive Care
units for adults and children, Day-care, Haemodialysis sections, Cardiac Surgery Ward etc.
Before the onset of intensive care
, MI mortality was around 30-35%, when care was limited to relieving pain, avoiding or treating some complications such as peripheral or pulmonary thromboembolism, treating heart failure and prescribing prolonged bed rest for the patient, which sometimes extended up one month.
The areas covered are basic pathophysiologic principles and their application in the intensive care
unit, supportive care for intensive care
unit patients, specialized care for intensive care
unit patients, problems arising in the intensive care
unit setting, evaluation and management, presenting problems for intensive care
unit admission, and professional and interpersonal and communication skills.
The first group of its kind for patients from across Northumberland, North Tyneside and Newcastle - ICU Steps North of Tyne - is part of a network of intensive care
support groups across the country which offers ongoing support to patients following a stay in intensive care
Methods: The descriptive study was conducted at an intensive care
unit in the Aegean Region of Turkey, and comprised 158 patients who spent at least 48 hours at the unit between June and November 2009.
The Wales Deanery, which is responsible for training doctors, has told the health board that it must centralise neonatal intensive care
for the 60 or so babies born in North Wales each year who need short term intensive care
or face losing neonatal trainee doctors.
The PICS called for more staff and wants adult intensive care
beds available for children.
End-of-life practices in a tertiary intensive care
unit in Saudi Arabia
Just 13 of the 34 units surveyed met the recommended standards, according to the Paediatric Intensive Care
Audit Network (PICANet).
In 2003 a group of academically prepared intensive care
nurses met in Lund, Sweden, and established the Nordic Association for Intensive Care
Nursing Research (NOFI).
The event will be held in conjunction with the 3rd Asia Africa Conference of the World Federation of Societies of Intensive Care
and Critical Care Medicine (WFSICCM) and the 7th International Pan Arab Critical Care Medicine Society (IPACCMS) Congress.
A NORTH East health trust has appointed a new intensive care