From Our Journals

 Gina Hurst

Early Sepsis Management

Sepsis is a recognised clinical spectrum of infection that often results...

Prof. Necmettin Ünal

Hot Topics in Intensive Care in Turkey

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

Dr. Carl Waldmann

Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism in Critical Care

Key Messages 1. We need to Identify high risk patients early on during...

 Farzana Rahman

Competition in the UK National Health Service

Has it Led to the Progress We Hoped For?

Prof. Timo Strandberg

Fostering Geriatric Medicine in Europe

People are living longer, partly due to advances in medicine. On the other...

Prof. Alex Norbash

Big Data Initiatives to Support Next Generation Neuroimaging of TBI

Big Data Initiatives to Support Next Generation Neuroimaging of Trauma

Management and Administration
Staff Physical Activity

Onsite Exercise Cuts NHS Staff Sickness Rates

It is a common issue with NHS in the UK that its own staff often falls sick. Staff sickness rates at the NHS are much higher than... Read more

Digital Healthcare

IT Training Rises for Healthcare Managers

There has been an increase in specialist training programs for healthcare executives which is primarily driven by the need to... Read more

PPE training for healthcare workers

Health Workers Not Removing Protective Garments Correctly

A recent study published in the American Journal of Infection Control finds that only 13 percent of healthcare workers (4/30)... Read more

ICU and Emergency
prehospital care intervention

Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest: Improved Outcomes

Two new studies, one conducted in the U.S. and another in Japan, indicate that use of interventions such as cardiopulmonary resuscitation... Read more

NICU

Distinct Naming Convention in NICU can Reduce Errors

Babies in Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICU) are traditionally identified on the basis of gender and last name such as Babyboy... Read more

Patient in the ICU

Humanising ICU

A hospital in Hamilton, ON Canada has initiated a novel 'three wishes programme" in an effort to making dying in an ICU a bit... Read more

Healthcare IT
mobile technology in healthcare

Mobile Apps Reducing Readmissions

Healthcare providers are turning to mobile technology to help them with efforts in reducing "preventable readmissions". A number... Read more

Dr. Nigel Armfield, Centre for Online Health, University of Queensland

Skype: Top Use in Chronic Disease Management

Skype is increasingly being used in telemedicine, with clinicians utilising this popular web-based video tool more commonly to... Read more

Figure 1: Crowdsourcing for Clinicians

As its name suggests, Figure 1 is a mobile app for sharing images. Medical professionals can upload photos, x-rays, biopsies and... Read more

Cardiology
Say No to Trans Fats

ESC: Trans Fats Not Safe For Consumption

The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) has welcomed FDA's decision to ban industrial trans fats. FDA has stated that trans fatty... Read more

Statins

New Cholesterol Guidelines Offer Greater Accuracy

According to a study published in JAMA, the 2013 cholesterol guidelines for determining statin eligibility are more accurate and... Read more

Heart

ECG Screening Predicts Kidney Disease Patients’ Risk of Dying From Heart Disease

According to the findings of a study published in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN), several common measures... Read more

Radiology and Imaging
imaging atherosclerotic calcification by 18F-NaF PET/CT

PET/CT Method Can Help Detect ‘Hardening’ of the Arteries

University of Cambridge researchers have developed an imaging technique — combining positron emission tomography (PET) and CT... Read more

T1-weighted MR imaging exam of the brain

Substance Abuse Reduces Brain Volume in Women

A brain imaging study published in the journal Radiology reveals that stimulant drug abuse has long-term effects on brain volume... Read more

PAMmography

PAMmography Shows Early Promise

Scientists at the research Institute MIRA at the University of Twente in the Netherlands have developed PAMmograph, a new technique... Read more

Blog

Zoom On: Valentin Sinitsyn, Federal Center of Medicine and Rehabilitation

Prof. Valentin Sinitsyn is Head of the Radiology Department in the Federal... 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: Jozef Kesecioglu, University Medical Center, Utrecht

Jozef Kesecioglu is Professor of Intensive Care Medicine at the Department... Read more

Zoom On: Joan Peppard, President European Association of Hospital Pharmacists

Joan Peppard is Chief Pharmacist in Midland Regional Hospital Tullamore,... Read more

Zoom On: Marie Ennis-O'Connor, Founder of Health Care Social Media & e-Patient Writer and Speaker

Marie Ennis-O’ Connor is a social media consultant in the field of healthcare,... Read more

Zoom On: William Fay, Director - Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

Dr. William Fay is the Director, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Professor... 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

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