EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT
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Millennial Nurse Leaders Must Learn Empathy

According to an article published in Becker's Infection Control & Clinical Quality , hospital executives need to understand a few key principles... Read more

Diversity

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

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  My Dear Readers, Time is flying, and here I am again, sharing my thoughts as a registered nurse working during a very dramatic time.   The first half of the year of 2021 is over. If you reflect now, one can not comprehend of what has happened in the world during these last months. It is almost impossible. Where will one start and stop?... Read more

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

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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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Asst. Prof. Stuart McGrane

Acute Brain Dysfunction During Critical Illness

Delirium (acute brain dysfunction) can be a complication of critical...

Prof. Stefan Heinemann

Fighting the Supervillain with Everyone’s Superpowers

The new superheroes of today – those on the frontlines of the COVID-19...

Prof. Jeremy Kahn

Evidenced-based ICU Organisation: Interview with Professor Jeremy Kahn

Jeremy Kahn is Professor of Critical Care, Medicine and Health Policy...

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Dr. H.C. Peter Kapitein

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Patient Advocate, Inspire2Live, Amsterdam, the Netherlands...

 Toby Edwards

Aerodynamic Leadership

Understanding Aerodynamics The word aerodynamic has many definitions....

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