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Hypnosis

Hypnosis for Surgery

A study published in Neurosurgery reports that a new hypnosedation technique could offer a new alternative for patients undergoing awake surgery... Read more

team discussion

Truth Hurts - but Won't Kill

No organisation is perfect and even the "best" managers can make bad decisions that may make it difficult for employees to do their work — resulting... Read more

bullying is prevalent in healthcare

How to Tackle Workplace Bullying

Strenuous work demands, an atmosphere that places an emphasis on performance, and a rapidly changing environment promote a culture in healthcare... Read more

Patient Surveys

Ditch the Survey: Patient Satisfaction Assessment

While patient satisfaction remains one of the most important factors used to determine the performance of a healthcare facility, they sometimes... Read more

Holiday Decorations

Nurses Need Festive Cheer Too

The holiday season is generally a time to celebrate but with the celebration, it also brings stress and anxiety. The season is especially stressful... 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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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

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Prof. Mikhail Kirov

Extravascular lung water as a target for intensive care

The paper highlights the present clinical rationale for extravascular...

 Ellen Weinberg

Liquid Biopsy: Circulating Tumour Cells and Circulating Tumour DNA

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Dr. Christopher Peter Nickson

Free Open-Access Medical education (FOAM) and critical care

This article describes the nature of FOAM (Free Open-Access Medical education)

Dr. Heidi Wimmers

Why is Drug Traceability Important in a Hospital?

Implementation at Hospital Alemán in Argentina The acute condition of...

Dr. Fernando Zampieri

What should we stop doing in the ICU?

In this article, I highlight that the most important thing intensive...

Dr. Benjamin Tang

Molecular diagnostics in severe respiratory virus infection

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

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