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New Definition and Guidelines for Sepsis

Dr Russell Allan Consultant in Acute Medicine and Intensive Care Medicine Sepsis is defined as organ dysfunction due to dysregulated host response to infection. Since 2001 it had been diagnosed …

High Flow Nasal Oxygen (HFNO)

Dr Malcolm Sim is one of the programme directors for the MSc in Critical Care run in conjunction with the University of Glasgow. He is also one of the lead …

Introduction: Meet the Educators

Welcome Welcome to the Introduction to Critical Care Medicine course. We are excited to take you through the next three weeks. We aim to provide an introduction to the subject …

What is a High Dependency Unit (HDU)?

John Wilson is one of the Charge Nurses in our Critical Care Unit. In this video he explains what we mean by the term ‘High Dependency Unit’ (HDU) and what …

What is an Intensive Care Unit (ICU)?

There are clear differences between a High Dependency Unit and an Intensive Care Unit in terms of the various treatments and levels of support which can be provided. Charge Nurse …