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Hospital Readmissions Twice as Likely for C. Difficile Patients

A study published in the latest issue of the American Journal of Infection Control reports that Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) doubles... Read more

Elite Award For Comprehensive Stroke Care at Ben Taub Hospital

The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association have recognised Harris Health System’s Ben Taub Hospital for its success in providing... Read more

Fasting Improves Efficacy of Low-Toxicity Cancer Drugs

Breast, colorectal and lung cancers may respond to a less-toxic class of drugs as well as they do to chemotherapy when the drugs are used in... Read more

Minimally Invasive Surgery Saves Money

In a new analysis of surgical outcomes, it was revealed that greater use of minimally invasive surgery for certain common procedures can help... Read more

Power Vest for Patient Caregivers

Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Production Systems and Design Technology IPK and the Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration... Read more

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  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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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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Closed Infusion Systems Including Caresite® Extension Set Prevent Microbial Contamination

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

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Evaluation of the Microbial Tightness of the Safeflow Valve - A Closed System Transfer Device

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

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Dr. Miriam Poggioli

“Simulate, or not to simulate?”

Evolution in medicine and the anaesthesia context. A brief discussion...

Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent MD, PhD

Multiple organ support

Interventions intended to support one organ can have unexpected implications...

Dr. Frédéric Barbut PharmD, PhD

Clostridium Difficile

A Public Health Threat That Should Be Routinely Included Within Care Quality...

Dr. Hans van Schuppen

Why You Should Always Debrief Your Resuscitations

Everyone who is active in resuscitation teams will admit: treating a...

Dr. Pablo Valdés Solís PhD

Obstacles to establishing competence in radiology

Competence in radiology: difficult to define, more difficult to...

Dr. Taner Özcan MSc

Can we evaluate and treat the patient as a whole?

What is the potential for a more rounded healthcare approach?...

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