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Overtime, Night Shifts Increase Injury Risk for Nurses

According to an analysis of occupational injuries published in the International Journal of Nursing Studies , newly licensed registered nurses... Read more

Hand Hygiene Prevents Infections

PRIMIT - Web Programme Encourages Hand Washing

A randomised trial of more than 16,000 households in the UK used a web-based programme to encourage more frequent hand washing and found that... Read more

Patient ratings for hospitals

Best Practices for High Patient Ratings

A Johns Hopkins study finds that simple, low-tech practices can make a big difference in improving patient ratings for hospitals. The findings... Read more

Best Cleaning Methods for Hospital Rooms

Study Finds Gaps in Best Methods for Cleaning Hospital Rooms

A new systematic overview published in Annals of Internal Medicine finds a lack of evidence as to which methods are most effective at reducing... Read more

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Improving Health Information Exchange in the ER

An article published in Annals of Emergency Medicine offers guidance on maximising the value of health information exchange (HIE) in emergency... Read more

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A personal reflection from a COVID-recovered Staff Nurse.   Happy New Year! I should scream it from the bottom of my heart to you all, dear readers, but it is only early January and I don’t feel really happy. It is THE NEW YEAR, but my feelings say – it is still March 2020 onwards, when the horror of COVID-19 started in the UK.... Read more

Martin J. Hatlie, JD is CEO of Project Patient Care (PPC), a non-profit organisation focussed on bringing the voice and experience of patients into healthcare improvement work. He also serves as Co-Director of the MedStar Institute for Quality and Safety, which integrates open and honest communication strategies, patient and family engagement,... Read more

Inaugurating her new column with HealthManagement.org, Sabine Torgler reflects on the news about the start of the vaccination programme against COVID-19 in the UK from the nurse’s perspective.   Since two weeks ago, it is public that the UK is starting its vaccination programme against COVID-19. When the BBC reported it on Wednesday,... 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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Evaluation of the Microbial Tightness of Mini-Spike® 2 Chemo V - A Closed System Transfer Device

2019 08 Aug

In vitro study validating the microbial barrier function by means of airborne contamination Jürgen Gebel, Sapuna Kuriakose, Barbara Grüter, Martin Exner; University of Bonn Hospital, Institute for Hygiene and Public Health, Germany   BACKGROUND Nosocomial infections pose a major problem in the healthcare system because they contribute... Read more

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Dr. h.c Peter Kapitein

Responsible research innovation – heard of that before?

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 Walter Habenbacher

Can Goal-Directed Therapy solve the economic burden of postsurgical complications?

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 Pro Bronson

Committing to the future of medicine

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2020: Year of the Nurse and the Midwife

Summary: The World Health Organization designated the year 2020 as the...

Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent

The Night in the ICU

T hey say that in the world of the intensive care unit (ICU), there...

 Anthony Kurec

Trends in Point of Care Testing

Key Points • Point-of-care testing, with the advances in technology...

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