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Better Way to Monitor Anaesthesia Depth

Researchers have tested a new more nuanced form of investigating the subtle clues sent out by the human body during anaesthesia — particularly... Read more

NHS Hospital

Risk of Death Higher for Patients Admitted at Weekend

According to an analysis published in The BMJ, patients who are admitted to hospital at the weekend are likely to be sicker and also have... Read more

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Unethical Targets in India's Private Hospitals

The BMJ reports that doctors working in India's private hospitals are often under pressure to carry out unnecessary tests and procedures in... Read more

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Graveyard Shift No Impact on Next Day Surgery

According to a new study that examined the effects of sleep deprivation on surgeons, patients that received common operations in the daytime... Read more

Emergency Medical Service

Pilots Reduce Readmissions and Overcrowding

The UCLA Center for Prehospital Care and collaborators from the Los Angeles County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) agency and the Glendale... 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

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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

 Gerry O’Dwyer

At the Crossroads - The Future of Healthcare

Any healthcare leader surveying the healthcare situation in Europe today...

Dipl. Pflegewirtin, RN Iris Meyenburg-Altwarg

Resilience: The Airbag for Nurses and Other Healthcare Professions

Summary: Instilling an attitude of resilience in healthcare staff...

 Ashley Maltz

Day of Solidarity to Prevent Suicide

  On April 23, 2015, we lost Kevin Dietl to suicide just weeks before

 The patientsafe team

Patient Safety and Social Media

Patientsafe represents a group of healthcare staff focused on introducing...

Dr Maurizia Capuzzo

Persistent Organ Failure Before Death in Patients with Severe Sepsis

Intensivists are used to describing the patient’s condition at the time...

Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent

Lessons from COVID-19: ICU Preparedness, Ethical Issues and Digital Congresses

Jean-Louis Vincent is a Consultant in the Department of Intensive Care...

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