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Raising Patient Confidence Vital During Skin Cancer Screening

There are two simple issues that dermatologists need to consider when conducting full-body skin cancer examinations: respect the patient’s... Read more

AHA Stroke Recommendations

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

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Is there a time after COVID-19? Do you regularly hear the question of what we will do after COVID-19? Or what should we do? This is a strange question, because there will be no time after Coronavirus. Corona is an endemic virus, that is among us and does not go away. There is also no time after Influenza. Endemic viruses are here. We need to take... Read more

There is a high demand for a comfortable, small and mobile solution for affordable blood pressure and vital sign monitoring in the general ward to improve patient safety and outcome, as mortality after surgery is a thousand times higher than intraoperative death. 1    CNSystems has enhanced its non-invasive CNAP® technology for perioperative... Read more

In the past decades something happened in healthcare that doesn’t benefit patients. Actually, it is what we patient advocates call ‘Dying is safer’. For some of the stakeholders in the medical industrial complex it is safer to let patients die than to act. We can think of experimental medicines for patients with an unmet medical need. Why not... Read more

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Executive Health Management

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

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

From Our Journals

Dr. Thomas Berlet

Rationalising Standard Laboratory Measurements

Laboratory measurements are widely used in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU)....

 Neil Glassford

Albumin Administration in Sepsis: The Case for and Against

Serum albumin is an essential plasma protein, with a variety of homeostatic...

Prof. Hans Kristian Flaatten

Caring for very old patients in the ICU

Describes the epidemiology and outcomes for very old patients as...

Dr. Graciano Paulo

Clinical audit: the pilot Eurosafe Imaging Star project

Lessons learned from using the European Society of Radiology clinical...

Dr. Mina Makary

A Mobile Solution Easing Imaging Workflow and Burnout

Summary: Streamlining radiology workflow is critical for reducing burnout...

Prof. Davide Caramella

A Novel App to Assist Liver Surgery

Parenchyma-sparing liver surgery (PSLS) is becoming increasingly...

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