ICU and Emergency
Azithromycin may reduce treatment failure in acute COPD exacerbations

Azithromycin may reduce treatment failure in acute COPD exacerbations

Low‐dose azithromycin may reduce treatment failure in patients hospitalised for acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary... Read more

Immunotherapy effects on sepsis

A randomised controlled multicentre trial assessed for the first time the safety and pharmacokinetics of an antiprogrammed... Read more

Antibiotic timing and administration in the ED

Antibiotics are often prescribed in the emergency department (ED) to patients with suspected infection before any definitive... Read more

Radiology and Imaging

Better reports mitigate 'curse of knowledge' for patients & radiologists

The shift to structured radiology reports has increased report clarity for referring providers and is supported by most radiologists.... Read more

Confessions of a female radiologist

In a report on the importance of diversity , a female junior radiologist faculty member examines the predominant themes... Read more

Emergency radiology simulator for medical & non-medical experts

Radiology residency programs traditionally assess residents using tools with a focus on Medical Expert CanMeds roles through... Read more

Cardiology

Higher BMI increases risk of serious health problems

A new study has shed light on the link between higher body mass index (BMI) and serious health outcomes and death in over... Read more

Pharmacy closures cause decline in cardiovascular medication adherence

Nonadherence to cardiovascular prescription medications is observed in nearly 50% of patients. Despite efforts to improve the... Read more

Cardioprotective role of metformin

Left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH) is found in nearly one-third of patients with coronary artery disease (CAD). LVH is an... Read more

Healthcare IT

How tech streamlines leading healthcare system

Singapore is known to have one of the best healthcare systems in the world. This is evident in its infant mortality rate —... Read more

Improving AI standards in healthcare settings

The growing use of artificial intelligence (AI) in medical settings has led tech giants – including IBM, Google and Philips –... Read more

Alexa gains HIPAA compliant status

Amazon has amped up the capability of its voice assistant, Alexa , which now boasts about half a dozen new medical skills.... Read more

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Brexit: UK Government makes decision on EU healthcare workers

European Union (EU) health workers can still work in the UK even if it leaves the EU with a no-deal... Read more

How design can eliminate bacteria in OR

Traffic flow in hospitals can help spread microbiota. Researchers examining the influence of traffic and other factors on... Read more

Smile at the doctor - you may receive better care

Under most conditions, positive social interactions have beneficial implications for employee performance, say Tel Aviv... Read more

Blog

Targeted therapy for cancer

Driving the change in cancer treatment An overview of targeted... Read more

What does the competitive landscape for your areas of specialisation look like?

What are the factors that drive innovation and change? AI in... Read more

Zoom On: Bernd Saugel

Bernd Saugel, MD, EDIC is a Professor of Anesthesiology and works as... Read more

Making ethics the business of healthcare

Every two years, the International Finance Corporation (IFC) organises... Read more

Zoom On: Chelsea Beecher - Innovator of the Year

Chelsea Beecher serves as the Director of Development for the American... Read more

White Papers and Case Studies

How to improve patient-ventilator synchrony

Waveform analysis and optimization of ventilator settings... Read more

Telemedicine – a new model for pre-hospital ultrasound?

FUJIFILM SonoSite’s M-Turbo point-of-care (POC) ultrasound systems will... Read more

7 Ways to Improve Patient Outcomes in the New World of Value-Based Care

Introduction   Hospitals around the world are under increasing... Read more

7 Ways to Maximize your Hospital’s Reputation

Executive summary A hospital’s reputation can do much to help... Read more

Taking the Mystery Out of Machine Learning

Radiologists have been taught to fear machine learning.  It means what... Read more

Raising Care Standards to Enhance Patient Outcomes

Executive summary Hospitals are under increasing pressure to... Read more

Seven Steps to a More Efficient and Resilient IT Solution

Efficient patient-centric care models require consolidating mountains... Read more

Breaking Down Silos: Delivering True Clinical Value From a VNA

The vendor neutral archive offers one of the best opportunities... Read more

Clinical And Economic Effects Of The i-Stat POCT Solution

INTRODUCTION   In Germany, emergency departments (EDs) often... Read more

Establishment of Ambulatory Emergency Services at James Paget University Hospital

INTRODUCTION   A study of emergency admissions in England found... Read more

Canterbury Hospital, Australia

Located in Sydney’s Inner west, Canterbury Hospital has just over... Read more

From Our Journals

 Jason Van Schoor

Management of Acute Ischaemic Stroke

Defining the Role of the Intensive Care Unit This review article aims...

Assoc. Prof. Wai Tat Wong FHKCP

Making critical care education BASIC: a collaborative approach to training

This article highlights the key current challenges of intensive care...

 Ashley Maltz

Day of Solidarity to Prevent Suicide

  On April 23, 2015, we lost Kevin Dietl to suicide just weeks b...

 Sinead Hewson

Future-proofing health to meet sustainable development goals

Can the integration of sex and gender policies reset the agenda?...

 Staff Editor

Revolutionising cardiovascular medicine

The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) on eHealth and how it is disrupting...

 Maria-Helena Smet

In Small Doses

Reducing dose to improve the long-term health and Safety of preemies...

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