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In-patient Stroke Rehab Recommended Over Nursing Homes

For the first time, guidelines have been developed by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for rehabilitation after a... Read more

Causes of death

Medical Error US: Third Leading Cause of Death

If medical error was a cause of death, in the U.S. it would rank third after heart disease and cancer, say researchers. In BMJ, Martin Makary... Read more

Brexit and NHS

Brexit: EU Will Protect the NHS from TTIP?

The future of England’s National Health Service (NHS) is more secure within the European than out with the bloc, a leading public health figure... Read more

Surgery

Which Surgery is Costing You the Most?

Approximately 80 percent of admissions, deaths, complications, and inpatient costs related to operative emergency general surgery nationwide... Read more

New Model for Surveillance of Prostate Cancer Prevents Overtreatment

Urologists at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Genesis Healthcare Partners have tested a new model of care for patients... 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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Dr. Sapna Kudchadkar

PICU Up! A multicomponent early mobility intervention for critically ill children

An overview of the 'PICU Up!' mobility programme at Johns Hopkins...

 Christian Lovis

2021: Reset or Not?

As we move into 2021, and as the second wave of COVID-19 continues to...

Dr. Benjamin Tang

Molecular diagnostics in severe respiratory virus infection

Recent trends in virus detection assays and host response biomarkers...

 Angela Vessey

Antimicrobial Copper Touch Surfaces: Reduce Infections, Liberate Resources and Cut Costs

The role of the environment in the transmission of healthcare-associated...

Prof. Henrik Kehlet

Fast-track surgery: a multidisciplinary collaboration

Prof. Henrik Kehlet reflects on the progress of fast-track surgery and...

 Chris Hancock

Reducing avoidable harm and death from sepsis and acute kidney injury

Achieving large-scale behaviour change with the NHS Wales programme...

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