From Our Journals

 Asli Özyildirim

Pharma Supplement

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

 Diana Lebherz-Eichinger

Omitting Routine Chest Radiographs in Intensive Care Units

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

 Heather Reimer

Dangerous Boobs Tour

Breast density was a hot topic at the Radiological Society of North America...

Dr. Peter Thomas

Physiotherapy Services in the Australian ICU

Physiotherapists are key members of the Australian intensive care unit...

Dr Maurizio Cecconi

Early Goal-Directed Therapy Following Cardiac Surgery

Early goal-directed therapy (EGDT) is a therapeutic strategy based on...

Cardiology
ESC Poster

Surprise Cardiac Finding Predicts Future Risk

In patients with chronic ischaemic heart disease, a small left ventricle with thick walls, is the strongest predictor of morphologic... Read more

Young Women With Diabetes have Six-Fold Risk of Heart Attack

Women aged 45 years and under with diabetes have a six-fold risk of heart attack, according to research presented at ESC Congress. The... Read more

Spironolactone

Spironolactone “A Clear Winner” for Resistant Hypertension

In patients with poor blood pressure control despite treatment with a combination of three drugs (‘resistant hypertension’), addition... Read more

Healthcare IT
methods for exchanging health data

eHealth and Paper Used for EHR Exchange

Electronic exchange of health information amongst healthcare providers has important implications for patient safety and care... Read more

cellphone movement can predict infectious-disease spread

Cellphone Data can Track Infectious Diseases

A new study published in PNAS demonstrates that mobile phone data could be a useful tool for understanding how infectious diseases... Read more

using innovative data analytics to improve care

Big Data Reducing Heart Readmissions

University of Washington Tacoma's "big data" experts collaborate with MultiCare Health System and Microsoft to improve outcomes... Read more

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

Management and Administration
Music

Music Reduces Breast Biopsy Anxiety

New research shows that listening to live or recorded music reduces anxiety for women undergoing surgical breast biopsies for... Read more

Patient-Doctor Visit

Teaching Doctors Empathy

Conflicts between doctors and patients are not uncommon. Often, patients disagree with their doctors regarding drug prescription... Read more

Soundproofing hospital rooms for better care

Music Room Soundproofing to Reduce Hospital Noise

One of the most common patient complaints about hospitals is the noise with multiple monitors, paging systems, wheelchairs, gurneys... Read more

ICU and Emergency
Swiss Hospital

Transparency Aim in Swiss ICU

New statistics have been released by the Federal Office of Public Health on intensive care in Swiss hospitals. The objective is... Read more

an illustration of information theory applied to two variables

Using Information Theory to Detect Redundancy in Lab Tests

A new study in BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making describes how information theory can be used to quantify the amounts... Read more

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

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