As a gold sponsor of the 2016 European Congress on Emergency Medicine organized by the European Society for Emergency Medicine (EuSEM) in Vienna, Austria, Radiometer hosted a Lunch Symposium under the title “Power up your ED: 3 ways to implement change for faster diagnostic decisions”.
Watch the talks covering the new definition of sepsis, shortening waiting times and new needs for the aging population.
Defining sepsis - New strategies for a new definition of an old disease
By Dr. Michael Oppert, Department of Emergency and Intensive Care, Klinikum Ernst von Bergmann, Potsdam, Germany.
Dr. Oppert discusses the new definition of Sepsis and the significance of fast diagnosis of infection in the emergency department, enabling better sepsis management.
The changing face of emergency care - New needs for an aging population
By Dr. Petra Wilke, Chefärztin Zentrale Notaufnahme, Klinikum Frankfurt (Oder), Frankfurt (Oder), Germany.
Dr. Wilke discusses the demographic changes of emergency care and how aging patients create new challenges for the emergency department.
Shortening waiting times - Going lean in the ED with POC
By Dr. Eric Revue, Emergency Physician Toxicologist, Head of the Emergency Department and prehospital EMS, Louis Pasteur Hospital, Chartres, France.
Dr. Revue discusses the worldwide problem of overcrowding in emergency departments and highlights how point of care testing can improve the patient flow in hospitals.