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Brexit: Healthcare Future?

Healthcare media has been responding to the United Kingdom's (UK) vote to leave the European Union (EU) last Thursday. In the historic poll,... Read more

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Closing The Mentor Generation Gap

Talented managers and successful executives are often faced with the dilemma of being inundated with mentoring requests at the cost of... Read more

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In-hospital Mobility Works for Patients’ Posthospital Function

Decreased mobility during hospitalisation for older adults is associated with increased risk of death, nursing home admission and functional... Read more

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Clean Up the Workplace for Better Brains

A new study by a Florida State University researcher shows that both a lack of stimulation in the workplace and a dirty working environment can... Read more

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Saying 'No' Is Often The Key To Effective Leadership

As difficult as it can be, saying no is often the key to effective leadership, says an ethics and management expert, just as most successful... Read more

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Let’s start with a quip. When you want to become an oncologist, you only need three or four years of primary school. You need to be able to read and write. The pathologist will tell you what type of cancer the patient has, you can read in the protocol what to do, what the treatment is, and for the dose you need to know: ‘Is it a man or a woman,... Read more

If somebody had asked me this question, “How are you, nurse?” 6-8 weeks ago, I would have probably cried. The situation in Great Britain was pretty tough, worse than in March-April 2020, when the whole crisis of COVID-19 started for us in the UK! I guess no other European country had to go through that bushfire we have to go through with the... Read more

“Cancer is a mobile disease. It changes while you look at it. Treat it like tuberculosis; 4 drugs for one year, at the same time!” Professor David Tuveson, CSHL   We do not execute what we already know!   Patients are dying because the scientific knowledge that is available today is not implemented to improve the... Read more

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Liver Fibrosis: Patients Can Be At Risk Of Death Even Without Exhibiting Symptoms

2020 18 Dec

1 in 5 advanced fibrosis patients evolves to cirrhosis in as little as two and a half years. The liver is the largest gland in the human body and, weighing roughly two kilograms, it is the second largest organ after the skin. Its varied functions include supplying the brain with glucose, filtering toxins out of the blood, producing proteins,... Read more

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Spotlight On: Sutter Health Fights Pneumonia One Toothbrush at a Time

2020 23 Apr

Pneumonia can be deadly in a hospital setting. Two main factors contribute to the approximately 20 percent mortality rate of this healthcare-associated infection (HAI). First, whatever condition brought the patient to the hospital in the first place has likely weakened them, making the patient more vulnerable to the illness. Plus, the germs that patients... Read more

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Spotlight On: Inova Fairfax Medical Campus Reduces CLABSI with APSS #2

2020 23 Apr

HAIs are costly both in terms of harm/mortality and cost. Close attention to aseptic practices and monitoring patients can greatly reduce the incidence of these infections. Central Line-Associated Bloodstream infections (CLABSIs) are the most costly type of hospital-acquired infections, both in terms of morbidity and mortality, and financial... Read more

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The critical care resuscitation unit

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The patient, the whole patient and nothing but the patient

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The Older Patient: Ehealth and Mhealth Approach in Today's Context of Demographic Ageing

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POCTED: Use of Point of Care Test Devices in Emergency Department

Use of point-of-care test devices in the emergency department has ‏shown...

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