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28 February is Rare Disease Day 2015

Rare Disease Day is observed on the final day of February each year. What began as a European event has become a worldwide campaign, with thousands... Read more

Measuring Physician Compassion: Patients Respond to Optimism

Many physicians struggle to deliver bad news to cancer patients. They must balance the need to honestly inform patients about their prognoses... Read more

Pressure To Prescribe: More Antibiotics Ordered Where Physicians Compete With Clinics

Wealthier areas of the US have more antibiotic prescriptions written per capita, where there is greater competition among care providers, according... Read more

WHO 'Taken Aback' By Measles Resurgence in Europe

The World Health Organization (WHO) has been “taken aback” by the outbreak of measles across Europe, as news came on Wednesday about the measles-related... Read more

Tool Predicts Risk of Chronic Pain After Surgery

A study has developed a new scoring system that helps physicians identify patients’ risks of chronic pain after surgery. Researchers needed to... Read more

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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

On 10 March, Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF), a global non-profit organisation dedicated to achieve zero preventable deaths, announced the appointment of its new chairman of the board of directors – Dr Michael A.E. Ramsay, MD, FRCA. A renowned medical professional, Dr Ramsay shares his vision of the organisation’s future strategy... 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

Executive Health Management

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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Humanizing the ICU experience with enhanced communication

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Personalised/ Precision Medicine

The progress towards, and potential of, personalised/ precision medicine...

Dr. Andrew Prout MD, MPH

Precision Medicine in Sepsis

Multiple failed clinical trials testing immunomodulatory therapies for...

Prof. Élie Azoulay MD, PhD

Caring for critically ill immunocompromised patients

We can do better! Élie Azoulay, MD, PhD, is Professor of Medicine...

Prof. Davide Caramella MD

How to Communicate Radiation Dose and Contrast Media Information

Public awareness and concern about radiation safety has grown in the last...

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