EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT
Leadership

Want to Retain Nursing Staff? Try this.

According to a study published in the Journal of Advanced Nursing , the transformational leadership style helps nurses provide better care... Read more

Hospital

'Secret' to Cause of Higher Weekend Death Toll?

A study published in Emergency Medicine Journal shows that patients admitted in medical emergencies during the weekend are usually older and... Read more

Nursing

Better Nursing Care, Lower Surgical Mortality

A new study published in JAMA Surgery showed that patients undergoing surgery at hospitals that are recognised for nursing excellence and... Read more

Chemotherapy Vials

Where Would You Like to Die?

If you compare how people near the end of life are treated in the U.S. and other regions of the world, you will find very specific differences.... Read more

Infections

4 in 5 Nurses Ignore Infection Prevention Guidelines

Only 1 in 5 ambulatory care nurses take standard anti-infection precautions the American Journal of Infection Control has reported. A study... 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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Dr. Vincent Fraipont

New Trends in ICU Nutrition

The new trends in nutrition management included in the last guidelines...

 Mark P. Abrams

Keeping the Person in Personalised Medicine

As Personalised Medicine endeavours to discover more specific aetiologies...

Dr. Karin Becke

Current challenges in paediatric sedation

Report of the Primex Pharmaceuticals Symposium, Euroanaesthesia 2017,...

Prof. Manu Malbrain

It is time for improved fluid stewardship

A conceptual framework for developing institutional programmes and guidelines...

 Teresa Perillo

Radiomics in the Imaging of Brain Gliomas: Current Role and Future Perspectives

Machine learning and radiomics may lead to personalised management and...

Dr. Cheryl Patton

Workplace conflict

It matters how staff deal with it This study sought to answer...

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