From Our Journals

Prof. Elmar Merkle

Real-Time Monitoring in Radiology

In healthcare today control is mainly based on retrospective analysis of...

Dr. Salvador Casado Buendía

Getting Started with a Health Blog

The Internet is full of blogs. They are multi-themed sites, self-managed...

 Carlos Faustmann

Esaote's Long Term Vision

On the occasion of Esaote’s recent launch of their latest mobile ultrasound...

 Alessandro Barelli

Moving from “Learning by Doing” to Simulation

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

Dr. Gabriel Heras La Calle

Humanizing Intensive Care

ICU Management interviewed Gabriel Heras La Calle MD (Intensive Care Physician,...

Dr. Catherine Mandel

The Radiology Events Register (RAER)

The Role and Value of Incident Reporting in&n

Management and Administration

5 Hospital Management Techniques to Improve Supplies Management

Balancing supply management with costs and space use requires careful planning and monitoring. The following 5 tips can help make... Read more

Loyola and Gottlieb Earn Top Nursing Ratings

According to a report released by non-profit hospital watchdog The Leapfrog Group, Loyola University Medical Center and Gottlieb... Read more

Academic Medical Centres at Risk of Becoming the Next Kodak

According to a commentary published in Academic Medicine, academic medical centres (AMCs) need to embrace the changing healthcare... Read more

Cardiology

Post-Operative Atrial Fibrillation Increases Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke

A Loyola University Medical Center study has found that post-operative atrial fibrillation (POAF) can increase the risk of heart... Read more

People with Metabolic Syndrome Face Higher Cardiovascular Death Risk

According to a study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, people with metabolic... Read more

Bacterial Cause behind Fatal Heart Complications

A research team led by Professor Aras Kadioglu and Professor Cheng-Hock Toh at the University of Liverpool has shown that the... 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

Nasal prongs

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

Healthcare IT

Bio-sensing Technology Gives Patients the Power

Two new bio-sensing technologies were presented at Elsevier’s 4th International Conference on Bio-Sensing Technology in Lisbon,... Read more

2015 Healthcare IT Survey

Survey: Increasing Use of Health IT Among Doctors

Physicians have become more proficient with electronic health records (EHRs) and are increasingly using healthcare IT functions... Read more

The APPRAISE system

Improving Treatment of Life-Threatening Bleeding

U.S. researchers have successfully field tested a system that analysed patient vital signs during emergency transport, finding... Read more

Radiology and Imaging
Dr. Anna Grenabo-Bergdahl

MRI Screening for Prostate Cancer?

Researchers at University of Gothenburg (Sweden) say a new method that combines a traditional PSA test with an MRI can detect... Read more

Portable ultrasound detects minor fractures

Ultrasound for Diagnosing Minor Fractures

Use of portable ultrasound has been shown to be effective in detecting the presence of minor fractures in patients presenting... Read more

Advanced MRI Scans Could Predict Schizophrenia

According to a new study conducted by a team of scientists from Cardiff University Brain Research Imaging Centre (CUBRIC), the... 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