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Digital solutions for the ICU

Dear Sir or Madam,

Did you know that there are up to ten devices next to each patient bed in the intensive care unit? They supply the patient – and produce a lot of data. With digital solutions, they can be put to good use. Find out how these solutions look like, to what extent they improve intensive care medicine and what the ICU of the future could look like in our current Topic of the Month.

Stay healthy!

Elena Blume
Editorial team

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Topic of the Month: In the Intensive Care Unit
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In the Intensive Care Unit: smart solutions for better care

Topic of the Month

Image: Monitoring monitor on the Intensive Care Unit; Copyright: PantherMedia/sudok1
In recent months, its central importance for the healthcare system has become more visible in the public eye due to the corona pandemic: the Intensive Care Unit. Patients who are in a critical condition due to illness, injury or surgery are cared for here by numerous high-tech devices. In addition, more digital solutions are being introduced.
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In the Intensive Care Unit: smart solutions for better care
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Enter the 9th MEDICA Start-up COMPETITION!

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Image: Wearable device at a person's wrist, next to it the logo of the MEDICA Start-up COMPETITION; Copyright: Messe Düsseldorf
Start-ups in the areas of health apps, diagnostics, AI in healthcare and robotics submit your solution free of charge to the world’s no. 1 competition in healthcare innovation. The top 12 finalists will be invited to present live at the 7th MEDICA CONNECTED HEALTHCARE FORUM, Hall 10, benefit from the largest MedTech ecosystem and win cash prizes up to 3.500€. Do not wait. Join today!
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Researchers discover stem cells in optic nerve that preserve vision

Laboratory Equipment, Diagnostica, Research & Technology

Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) have for the first time identified stem cells in the region of the optic nerve, which transmits signals from the eye to the brain.
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New insights into wound healing

Laboratory Equipment, Diagnostica, Research & Technology

When we get a wound on our skin, the cells in our bodies quickly mobilize to repair it. While it has been known how cells heal wounds and how scars form, a team led by researchers from Washington University in St. Louis has determined for the first time how the process begins, which may provide new insight into wound healing, fibrosis and cancer metastasis.
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Pre-brain surgery test protects language in some tumors

Research & Technology, Electromedicine, Medical Technology

A technique that maps a patient’s language centers before going into surgery works best when their brain tumor is not in those areas. The finding, published by Nagoya University researchers in the journal Scientific Reports, refines understanding of the test’s effectiveness and could help improve surgical planning.
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