From Our Journals

Prof. Davide Caramella

Radiation Dose: Communicating With Patients

Key Points• Radiology departments need to communicate with patients about...

Omitting Routine Chest Radiographs in Intensive Care Units

The Economic ImpactWe studied the economic impact of omitting routine chest...

 Mat Hunter

Design for Care: The Collaborative Challenge of Wellbeing in Later Llife

Our Shared Challenge We all know that we need to think differently about...

Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent

Goal-Directed Therapy

Goal-directed therapy (GDT) continues to be a subject of controversy in...

 Asli Özyildirim

Risks in Dietary Supplements

Risks in Dietary SupplementsThe use of natural substances for treatment...

Dr. Adrian Wong

Getting Started with Twitter

If you want to know how we practised medicine 5 years ago, read a textbook....

Radiology and Imaging
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BIR Response to AMRC 'Choosing Wisely' Initiative

The British Institute of Radiology (BIR) supports the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges work programme on the “Choosing Wisely”... Read more

Axial and sagittal MR images

Imaging Test May Identify Biomarker of Alzheimer’s Disease

A new study published in Radiology reveals that degeneration of the brain's white matter may be an early marker of specific types... Read more

spectroscopic photoacoustic (sPA) imaging system

Imaging Method Detects Early Metastasis in Lymph Nodes

A new, highly sensitive ultrasound-guided technique can noninvasively identify metastatic cells in lymph nodes, providing a rapid... Read more

Management and Administration
Importance of good leadership

Organisational Leadership Impacts Physician Wellbeing

While the importance of good leadership to the success of healthcare organisations is increasingly recognised, its direct effect... Read more

Green Energy

Green Hospitals for Reduced Power Bills

Focusing on ways of reducing power consumption through green energy production methods is one key way of reducing the bills for... Read more

Leadership in Healthcare

According to a systematic review of 45 studies, leadership development programmes for physicians are associated with increased... Read more

Healthcare IT
Patient with neural prosthetic device

Clinical Trial Shows Control of Robotic Arm Using Thought

A clinical collaboration between Caltech, Keck Medicine of USC and Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center has given... Read more

mhealth tool

mHealth Patient Engagement Rises But...

Although cellular phones and other mobile devices providing patient-centred technology actively engage patients in care, evidence... Read more

ISPOR 20th Annual International Meeting

The State of the Learning Healthcare System

The vision of the “Learning Healthcare System”, established nearly a decade ago, aims to promote a system by which research is... Read more

Cardiology

No Significant Benefits of Nordic Diet on Cardiovascular Events

According to a study led from Sweden’s Karolinska Institutet and being published in the Journal of Internal Medicine, there is... Read more

EuroPCR 2015: No Evidence to Support Change in TAVI, SAVR Procedures

According to new data released at EuroPCR 2015, thickening of the valve leaflets following implantation of a transcatheter or... Read more

Time of Essence in Acute Heart Failure

In joint recommendations published in the European Heart Journal, urgent diagnosis and treatment in acute heart failure is critical.... Read more

ICU and Emergency
Intensive care unit (ICU)

Guidelines for Resolving ICU Treatment Disputes

Care of the critically ill patient can become complicated when a clinician is asked by the patient's family to administer invasive... Read more

Sepsis: an infection of the bloodstream

Readmissions in Severe Sepsis Common

Severe sepsis is a significant cause of rehospitalisation along the lines of nationally recognised outcome measures and more commonly... Read more

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New Oxygen Therapy as Option to Noninvasive Ventilation

A French research team says a relatively new method to provide supplemental oxygen to patients at risk of respiratory failure... Read more

Blog

Zoom On: Manu Malbrain, Ziekenhuis Netwerk Antwerpen

Dr. Manu Malbrain is the medical hospital director of the ZNA "Ziekenhuis... Read more

Zoom On: Dr. Neal Kassell, Founder and Chairman - Focused Ultrasound Foundation

Neal F. Kassell, MD, is the founder and chairman of the Focused Ultrasound... Read more

Zoom On: Christopher Chute, Data Comparability and Consistency Expert

Johns Hopkins has named Christopher G. Chute, MD, DrPH as one of its... Read more

Zoom On: Frans Van de Werf, Chair European Affairs Committee

Dr. Frans Van de Werf is Professor and Chair of the Department of Cardiovascular... Read more

White Papers

Low Dose CT Screening Needed to Reduce Mortality from Lung Cancer

ESR/ERS: White paper on lung cancer screeningA joint publication by two... Read more

TwinStream ICU - The lung protective ventilation in intensive care for acutely ill patients

TwinStreamTM ICU offers oxygenation ventilation with unsurpassed efficiency... Read more