From Our Journals

Dr. Leonel Lagunes

Nosocomial Pneumonia

This review discusses some of the key advances from the 2005 ATS / IDSA...

Prof. Azriel Perel

Perioperative Goal-Directed Therapy

What is Perioperative Goal-Directed Therapy? Perioperative mortality of...

Prof. Necmettin Ünal

Hot Topics in Intensive Care in Turkey

In Turkey intensive care was not a separate specialty for years, and was...

 Parthasarathy Raghava

Current Developments in the European PCI Devices Market

Coronary artery disease (CAD) is one of the major causes of death worldwide...

 Alessandro Barelli

Moving from “Learning by Doing” to Simulation

The Educational Challenge in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Historically,...

Dr. Joanna Bayley

Pharma Supplement

European Association of Hospital PharmacistsJoan Peppard, President-Elect...

Radiology and Imaging
microscopy image of 4 subcellular targets

New Way to Image Single Molecules in ‘True Colour’

A Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) team has invented a new technology to image single molecules with unprecedented... Read more

scan showing a blood clot in a rat (cropped image)

PET Method Scans Whole Body for a Blood Clot

A new imaging method — so far tested in rats — may someday enable clinicians to quickly scan the entire body for a blood clot,... Read more

small MBI-occult invasive ductal carcinoma

MBI: Cost-Effective Secondary Breast Screening Method

A Mayo Clinic study shows that molecular breast imaging (MBI) for women with dense breast tissue resulted in a lower cost per... Read more

ICU and Emergency
false colour light micrograph of C. difficile

C. diff Colonisation and Risk for Subsequent Infections

According to Johns Hopkins researchers, patients admitted to an intensive care unit (ICU) for Clostridium difficile infection... Read more

ICU Bedside Diagnosis

Scarce Data on Advantage of ICU Bedside Diagnosis

According to a review published online on 4 August in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society, little or scarce data on the... Read more

 NICU team member at work

Exposure to Rude Behaviour Harms NICU Team Performance

A study by Israeli researchers shows that exposure to rude behaviour can have adverse consequences on the diagnostic and procedural... Read more

Cardiology
Protecting the Heart

Optimal Medical Therapy Improves CV Outcomes

New research suggests that optimal medical therapy improves outcomes because it lowers the risk profile for patients with CHD... Read more

ECG

Foetal ECG Offers No Advantage

According to a recent study, foetal electrocardiogram ST segment analysis, or STAN, does not improve outcomes during labour and... Read more

Statin Use

Statins: A Double-Edged Sword

A new study published in the American Journal of Physiology - Cell Physiology talks about how statins are beneficial in some cases... Read more

Management and Administration
Yelp

Patient Hospital Quality Reviews on Yelp

Patients today often use third-party review sites to review hospitals and share their experiences as well as find out what others... Read more

Hospital

Hazards of Hospital Consolidation

In 2014, there were 95 hospital mergers, the highest since 2000. It is being forecasted that within the next five years, around... Read more

Nurse

Overtime, Night Shifts Increase Injury Risk for Nurses

According to an analysis of occupational injuries published in the International Journal of Nursing Studies, newly licensed registered... Read more

Healthcare IT
web-based, patient-centred toolkit

Web Tools Improve Patient Engagement

New research from Brigham and Women's Hospital (Boston, MA) shows that web-based toolkits used by patients and/or their healthcare... Read more

HIPAA survey results

Low Confidence in Interoperability Goals

A study finds that only a small number (17 percent) of healthcare providers are optimistic that the industry will meet the 10-year... Read more

Gerard Martin, MD, of the American College of Cardiology

American College of Cardiology Aims for PHM

The American College of Cardiology has added population health management (PHM) to its five-year strategic plan, indicating its... Read more

Blog

Zoom On: Dr. Geneviève A. Derumeaux, Chairperson ESC Congress 2014-2016

Dr Geneviève Derumeaux is a Professor and Head of the Department of... Read more

Zoom On: Lluis Donoso, President, European Society of Radiology

Prof. Lluís Donoso is Editor-in-Chief - Imaging, HealthManagement.org The... Read more

Zoom On: Claudio Martin, President, Canadian Critical Care Society

Professor Claudio M. Martin, MSc, MD, FRCPC, CCPE, is President of the Canadian... Read more

Zoom On: Simona Agger Ganassi, Chairman, EuHPN - European Health Property Network

Dr Simona Agger Ganassi, Architect and Urban Planner, is the Chairman of... Read more

Zoom On: Dipak Kalra, President-The EuroRec Institute & Clinical Professor-Health Informatics, UCL

What are your key areas of interest and research? My main area of... Read more

Zoom On: Dr. Mark Sussman, San Diego State University Heart Research Institute

Dr. Mark Sussman is a Professor of Biology at San Diego State University... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

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

New white paper addresses common pre-analytical errors in blood gas analysis

Sphere Medical, innovator in critical care monitoring and diagnostics equipment,... Read more

Accurately Setting PEEP with Transpulmonary Pressure

Choose an optimal PEEP setting with the help of the transpulmonary pressure... 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