Microbiome Disruption Ups Sepsis Risk in Hospitalised Patients
A new University of Michigan and VA study shows that older adults are three times more likely to develop sepsis — a body-wide catastrophic response... Read more
Study Explains Role of Human Behaviour in Surgical Errors
A study conducted by Mayo Clinic researchers has identified 69 “never events” among 1.5 million invasive procedures performed over five years... Read more
£1.5b NHS Funds on Seven Day Services Better Spent on Other Priorities
According to new research from the University of Manchester, the NHS could achieve up to twice as much with the resources that the government... Read more
Bundled Intervention Reduces Surgical Site Infections
A multicentre study published in JAMA shows that implementation of a multifaceted intervention can be effective in reducing surgical site infections... Read more
Can we evaluate and treat the patient as a whole?
Artificial Intelligence: a next way forward for healthcare
Dr Jannicke Mellin-Olsen was the first female doctor in Norway to complete her (voluntary) military services, serving for the UNIFIL Forces in South Lebanon and has worked for the Red Cross in several counties. For ten years, she was the medical director for Europe, Middle East and Africa for MedAire , Inc., and got involved in patient safety... Read more
PART 1 It is important to differentiate between the terms of costs, cost containment, expenditures, and price. Cost is usually the amount spent to produce goods or services. Cost containment is a dominant problem in the health care field, but not addressed from a comprehensive management and policy perspective. In order to... Read more
The factors that may influence the shift of the supply are the change in costs for suppliers, change in medical technology and change in many physicians in the healthcare industry. On the other hand, the factors that may influence the shift of the demand are the change in population or market size, change in patient preferences, change in the price... Read more
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In vitro study validating the microbial barrier function by means of airborne contamination Jürgen Gebel, Sapuna Kuriakose, Barbara Grüter, Martin Exner; University of Bonn Hospital, Institute for Hygiene and Public Health, Germany BACKGROUND Nosocomial infections pose a major problem in the healthcare system because they contribute... Read more
2019 08 Aug
In vitro study validating the microbial barrier function of closed infusion systems against microbial touch- and airborne contamination Dr. Jörg Brünke, QualityLabs BT GmbH, 90411 Nuremberg, Germany BACKGROUND Healthcare-acquired infections (HAIs) are a major problem for healthcare systems as they contribute to increased morbidity and... Read more
2019 08 Aug
In vitro study validating the microbial barrier function by means of airborne and touch contamination Juergen Gebel, Sapuna Kuriakose, Barbara Griiter, Martin Exner; University of Bonn Hospital, Institute for Hygiene and Public Health, Germany BACKGROUND Nosocomial infections pose a major problem in the healthcare system because... Read more
Evidence for using first-line coagulation factor concentrates for trauma- induced coagulopathy
Fibrinogen limits coagulopathy and massive bleeding, has less t... Read more
Cyto-Set® is a single-use, sterile infusion system for administration of different cytotoxic drugs via one single closed line-system by gravity or pressure. The Cyto-Set® system reduces the risk of contamination of person and environment when preparing...
Mini-Spike® 2 Chemo
Vented dispensing pin with swabable needlefree access valve (0,2µm air filter and 5µm particle filter).
Vented dispensing pin with swabable needle-free access valve designed for injections and withdrawals of toxic fluids from containers (i.e. glass vials, semi-rigid and glass container). Featured with an integrated air filter (0,2 µm) and particle filter...
Inline IV filter for connection to an IV set for retention of particles, bacteria, fungi and endotoxins. elimination of air Advantages By using B. Braun IV filters the overall complication rate could be reduced by 10%. Using IV filters...
Provides needle-free IV access, eliminating the risk of needle stick injuries Clear design helps verify proper flush Smooth surfaces designed for easy cleaning Easy-grip barrel designed to minimize slips and touch contamination Acceptable...