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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

hospital supply management

Supply Chain Costs Leading Worry for Execs

Amidst rising cost of supplies, healthcare organisations have turned their focus on improving supply chain management to help reduce overall... Read more

one-on-one feedback

Back to School: Report Card Feedback Effective for Training Surgeons?

One-on-one feedback and written report cards are effective tools for helping surgery residents do better in preventing dangerous blood clots... Read more

Hospital spending

Lowest Hospital Spending: Not Where You Think

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University, Yale University, University of Pennsylvania and the London School of Economics analysed the real... Read more

Surgery

Patients Recording Surgery: Transparency or Medical Trainwreck?

StatNews talks about the recent debate in healthcare over whether patients should be allowed to record their surgical procedures.  Jennifer... 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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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

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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

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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. Jean-Louis Vincent

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There are a number of complications related to the use of decompressive...

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A change in strategy rather than more efficient technology will...

 Reed Smith

Social media: getting it right in the marketing plan

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 Lydia Unger-Hunt

Reducing Risks and Generating Economic Benefits

Did you know that IV filtration in an intensive care unit (ICU) could...

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