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WHINN 2015

Hospital Innovation at WHINN

WHINN - Week of Health and Innovation, 2015 takes place in Odense, Denmark later this month with a new development: this year, it is running alongside... Read more

Nurse during surgery

Burnout for Transplant Nurses

According to a study published by researchers at Henry Ford Hospital, over half of nurses who work with organ transplant patients in the U.S.... Read more

Hospitals

Call For Perfume Ban in Hospitals

Large surveys of the general public indicate that people have sensitivity to scents that are worn by others. Artificial scents may be... Read more

FAU's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing and Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine have partnered with Boca Raton Regional Hospital on an innovative one-year project funded by The Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation.

Teamwork Featured in New Project

Florida Atlantic University’s Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing and Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine have partnered with Boca Raton... Read more

Female surgeons

Sexism in Surgery

Clare Marx, the first female president of the Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) believes that significant gender inequality exists in surgery.... 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

White Papers and Case Studies

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

From Our Journals

Dr. Christopher Peter Nickson

Free Open-Access Medical education (FOAM) and critical care

This article describes the nature of FOAM (Free Open-Access Medical education)

Prof. Ingrid Egerod

Critical Care in Denmark

Interview with Professor Ingrid Egerod Prof. Ingrid Egerod, RN, MSN,...

Dr Thierry Klein

Coded Patient Summary in Practice: A Hospital Challenge

Faced with the necessity to share information from the electronic...

Prof. Laura Hawryluck

ICU Mental Health in the Ongoing Pandemic: How Will We Be Okay?

After a year of this pandemic, this article explores what we currently...

Dr. Rafael Vidal Perez

Cardiology and mHealth – Rethink About Monitoring

Summary: Overview about the value of mHealth in cardiology exemplified...

 Miguel Fornés Bonavia

Chronic Disease Management using GeoAI Applications: Severe Respiratory Illness in Spain

An overview of a developmental model the authors have been working on...

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