Overdiagnosis Risk In Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening
It is unknown whether the benefits outweigh the risks of screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA). AAA involves the swelling of the main... Read more
US Outspends Europe On Cancer Care But Mortality Remains High
A report that presents results “substantially contrary to previous findings” suggests that cancer mortality rates in the United States have... Read more
Lost Funding Threatens Training of Primary Care Physicians In Shortage Areas
A new report estimates that the defunding of medical residency training programs in underserved areas of the United States will affect millions... Read more
Only Half of Physicians Use Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs
State databases that monitor prescription medications to prevent the abuse and misuse of controlled substances are used by only half of physicians,... Read more
Hospital Aesthetics Not Enough To Improve Patient Satisfaction
Patient satisfaction ratings do not rise in proportion to hospital renovation expenditures, according to a pre- and post-evaluation study conducted... Read more
Artificial Intelligence: a next way forward for healthcare
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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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
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
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
Results of antimicrobial stewardship programme implementation in multidisciplinary hospital
The interventional single-centre with historical control study was conducted... Read more
The HAMILTON-C3 ventilator is a modular high-end ventilation solution for all patient groups. Offering a number of unique features, the HAMILTON-C3 is one of the first ventilators featuring the “Ventilation Autopilot” INTELLiVENT-ASV®. The HAMILTON-C3’s...
Cyto-Set® is a single-use, sterile infusion system for administration of different cytotoxic drugs via one single closed line-system by gravity or pressure. The Cyto-Set® system reduces the risk of contamination of person and environment when preparing...
Provides needle-free IV access, eliminating the risk of needle stick injuries Clear design helps verify proper flush Smooth surfaces designed for easy cleaning Easy-grip barrel designed to minimize slips and touch contamination Acceptable...
Inline IV filter for connection to an IV set for retention of particles, bacteria, fungi and endotoxins. elimination of air Advantages By using B. Braun IV filters the overall complication rate could be reduced by 10%. Using IV filters...