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Better Kidney Disease Management with Remote Consultation

Use of telemedicine has proved to be effective in managing patients with chronic kidney disease, according to a new study presented at ASN Kidney... Read more

a new imaging paradigm for gallbladder removal

New Imaging Technique Reduces Risk in Gallbladder Surgery

Scientists at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Israel) have developed a new imaging technique to reduce the risk of patients sustaining bile... Read more

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Study: Medication Errors Common in Surgery

Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) have found that some sort of mistake or adverse event occurred in 1 out of 2 surgeries studied... Read more

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Engaging Patients in Anaesthesia, Pain Relief Choice

Shared decision making helps create a more patient-centred process. Now a new study finds that patients became more engaged in their anaesthesia... Read more

Perioperative Surgical Home model of care

Perioperative Surgical Home: Better Outcomes, Lower Costs

In its second year of implementation, the Perioperative Surgical Home (PSH) model of care led to improved quality of care and more cost savings... 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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 Kimberley Applegate

Kimberley Applegate

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COVID-19 Pandemic: The Importance of Testing and Social Distancing

Prof. Mamas A. Mamas is a structural interventional cardiologist, treating...

 Alexandre Lima

Monitoring Peripheral Circulation

Even though systemic haemodynamic variables may be normalised, ‏there...

 Mark P. Abrams

Keeping the Person in Personalised Medicine

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

 Erik Briers

Prostate Self-care and Awareness

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 Rui Pedro Almeida

Radioprotection in Chest CT: An Approach with Bismuth Breast Shield

The main goal of this study was to assess the viability of the bismuth...

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