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Tips: Meeting Multi-cultural Needs in Ageing Patients

The number of older adults representing minority groups is forecasted to increase by 39 percent by 2050 as compared to 21 percent in 2012. Most... Read more

Tired new mother

Babies Rooming with Mothers Raises Eyebrows

An initiative to promote breastfeeding launched in 1991 by the World Health Organization and United Nations Children’s Fund is beginning to impact... Read more

Patient care

Avoiding Emergency Hospital Admissions

A new study has identified a series of innovations that can help address the problem of unnecessary emergency admissions. The study is published... Read more

Transgender

Dealing with Transgender Patients

A pilot training program that was implemented in an urban clinic shows that it is possible to change attitudes towards transgender individuals... Read more

Surgery

Groundbreaking Study: Longer Surgical Residents Shifts Benefit Patients

According to a recent study, allowing surgeons-in-training the flexibility to work longer shifts than currently allowed in U.S. and to be able... Read more

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A personal reflection from a COVID-recovered Staff Nurse.   Happy New Year! I should scream it from the bottom of my heart to you all, dear readers, but it is only early January and I don’t feel really happy. It is THE NEW YEAR, but my feelings say – it is still March 2020 onwards, when the horror of COVID-19 started in the UK.... Read more

Martin J. Hatlie, JD is CEO of Project Patient Care (PPC), a non-profit organisation focussed on bringing the voice and experience of patients into healthcare improvement work. He also serves as Co-Director of the MedStar Institute for Quality and Safety, which integrates open and honest communication strategies, patient and family engagement,... Read more

Inaugurating her new column with HealthManagement.org, Sabine Torgler reflects on the news about the start of the vaccination programme against COVID-19 in the UK from the nurse’s perspective.   Since two weeks ago, it is public that the UK is starting its vaccination programme against COVID-19. When the BBC reported it on Wednesday,... Read more

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Executive Health Management

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

Executive Health Management

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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Evaluation of the Microbial Tightness of Mini-Spike® 2 Chemo V - A Closed System Transfer Device

2019 08 Aug

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

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 Robert Lavayssière

COVID-19 in Private Practice: How to Cope With It?

A radiologist in France’s private healthcare sector describes...

 Julie Darbyshire

Sleep Deprivation and Fatigue Management in the Intensive Care Unit

The impact of sleep deprivation and fatigue on patients and staff in...

Dr. Tom Pollard

Enabling machine learning in critical care

Critical care units are home to some of the most sophisticated patient...

Dipl. Pflegewirtin, RN Iris Meyenburg-Altwarg

Resilience: The Airbag for Nurses and Other Healthcare Professions

Summary: Instilling an attitude of resilience in healthcare staff...

Dr Gilbert Bejjani

New Care Delivery Paradigms

The added value of shifting traditional inpatient surgeries to...

 Catherine White

Don't Forget to Ask! The Patient and Relative Perspective

There has been good progress in the last decade to ensure that the patient...

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