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Hospital Readmissions Twice as Likely for C. Difficile Patients

A study published in the latest issue of the American Journal of Infection Control reports that Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) doubles... Read more

Elite Award For Comprehensive Stroke Care at Ben Taub Hospital

The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association have recognised Harris Health System’s Ben Taub Hospital for its success in providing... Read more

Fasting Improves Efficacy of Low-Toxicity Cancer Drugs

Breast, colorectal and lung cancers may respond to a less-toxic class of drugs as well as they do to chemotherapy when the drugs are used in... Read more

Minimally Invasive Surgery Saves Money

In a new analysis of surgical outcomes, it was revealed that greater use of minimally invasive surgery for certain common procedures can help... Read more

Power Vest for Patient Caregivers

Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Production Systems and Design Technology IPK and the Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration... Read more

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The role of social value for stakeholders is larger than ever – in healthcare as well as in other sectors because most organisations, public and private, are interested to know about the value they create for society. The financial aspects are not enough for this purpose since there is a need to identify the actions that create value,... Read more

Dr Javier Dávila is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon. Throughout the 2000s he advised to Mexico’s Secretaries of Health and was Head of Medical Education, Research and Health Public Policies in Mexico. From 2012 to 2015, he served as Medical Director of the Mexican Social Security Institute (IMSS). Presently, Dr Dávila is working to... Read more

COVID-19 is already a severe public health emergency for citizens, societies and economies of 164 countries, inducing not only a major and unprecedented economic shock but also a social turmoil. According to a survey by McKinsey & Company (Craven et al. 2020), the COVID19 outbreak could potentially result in the decrease of global GDP of 2,5-2%... 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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Closed Infusion Systems Including Caresite® Extension Set Prevent Microbial Contamination

2019 08 Aug

In vitro study validating the microbial barrier function of closed infusion systems against microbial touch- and airborne contamination  Dr. Jörg Brünke, QualityLabs BT GmbH, 90411 Nuremberg, Germany   BACKGROUND Healthcare-acquired infections (HAIs) are a major problem for healthcare systems as they contribute to increased morbidity and... Read more

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Evaluation of the Microbial Tightness of the Safeflow Valve - A Closed System Transfer Device

2019 08 Aug

In vitro study validating the microbial barrier function by means of airborne and touch contamination Juergen Gebel, Sapuna Kuriakose, Barbara Griiter, 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... Read more

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Prof. Azriel Perel

Perioperative Goal-Directed Therapy

Some Remaining Questions What is Perioperative Goal-Directed Therapy?...

Prof. Dr. Marc Noppen MD, PhD

Hospital Finance: Managing in the Current Financial Climate

Alternative financing at hospital level can make a difference....

Dr. Sapna Kudchadkar MD

PICU Up! A multicomponent early mobility intervention for critically ill children

An overview of the 'PICU Up!' mobility programme at Johns Hopkins...

Prof. Nino Stocchetti

Fluid Choices in Brain Injury

Fluid management for acute brain damage has changed profoundly in the...

 Clarence Chant PharmD, BCPS, FCSHP, FCCP

Clinical Pharmacist Role in the ICU

We provide an overview of the various facets of pharmacist practice...

 Maria Adele Marino

A step forward for breast radiologists

Breast cancer screening and the breast imagers of the future  ...

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