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C. Diff Infection Needs Concerted Action

According to an article published in Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice , the appropriate use of antibiotics is critical for controlling... Read more

MEDICA 2015

MEDICA is the world's largest event for the medical sector and is organised every year in November in Düsseldorf, Germany.  This year, the... Read more

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Nurses Helping Employers Create Safe and Productive Workplaces

Across the U.S., nurses are on the frontline of efforts to create a Culture of Health in the workplace to foster individual well-being, beneficial... Read more

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Malpractice Risk Lower For Doctors Who Spend More

According to a study conducted by researchers at USC, Harvard University and Stanford University, physicians who spend greater resources and... Read more

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Efficient hospital design on EuHPN agenda

The European Health Property Network (EuHPN) puts efficiency of healthcare buildings in focus at its annual workshop event taking place in Brussels... 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. Julia Wendon

Liver Intensive Care

Professor Julia Wendon is a liver intensive care specialist and Clinical...

Dr. Daniel Lichtenstein

Clinical ultrasound in the age of artificial intelligence

The foremost expert in critical care ultrasound on the value of natural...

Prof. Boris Brkljačić

ECR 2020: Leadership and Collaboration

Summary: Leadership, collaboration and insights from nations leading...

 Jodi Allen

Mouth Care Challenges and the Use of the COVID-19 Oral Grading System

This paper describes the experiences of the Speech and Language Therapy...

Dr. Andrej Michalsen

Prioritisation: A Physicians’ Problem? An Opinion

In light of harsh criticism regarding physicians’ prioritising scarce...

 Estella M. Geraghty

Cancer Research Powered by Place: How Location and Health go Hand-in-Hand

Place matters. Everything we do happens somewhere and that place can...

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