Icus and Mobile Healthcare Units

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F7KMS1JIP KZ 2 8P+4L Czech
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Department of Biomedical Technology

The course provides an overview of resuscitation and intensive care in the ARO, departmental and mobile ICUs, including instrumentation and physiological context. The aim of the course is to familiarize students with current trends in biomedical engineering in this field. The course assumes a basic knowledge of internal medicine and surgery in particular. Upon completion, the student should be able to actively collaborate with the clinician and propose optimal solutions when necessary.


Verification of knowledge takes the form of a credit test, which is written in at least two terms.

Syllabus of lectures:

- Intensive and resuscitation care - basic concepts, patient care in intensive and resuscitation care, concept of intensive care units and ARO departments, Elimination methods.

- Technical specifics of intensive care and mobile units.

- Basic vital signs, their monitoring and support/replacement options - respiratory system.

- Basic vital signs, their monitoring and support/replacement options - cardiovascular system.

- Basic vital functions, their monitoring and support/replacement options - central nervous system.

- Mobile intensive care units, Mobile intensive care units in emergency conditions in mass casualty situations.

- Laboratory technology for critical care and POCT type testing.

- The role of the technician in the ARO, ICU and other sections of interdisciplinary medical units.

- Hygiene and epidemiological aspects of work in ARO/ICU - barrier system of care, nosocomial infections, disinfection and sterilization.

- Management and security of patient data in intensive care medicine.

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Study materials:

[1]VARON, Joseph. a Pilar. ACOSTA. Handbook of critical and intensive care medicine. 2nd ed. New York: Springer, c2010. ISBN 9780387928500.

[2]PAUL N. LANKEN, Scott MANAKER, BENJAMIN A. KOHL a C. WILLIAM HANSON III. The intensive care unit manual. 2nd ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier/Saunders, 2014. ISBN 9781416024552.

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