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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

Online Physician Profiles Include Patient Feedback

Rush University Medical Center (Chicago, IL) has begun adding the results of patient surveys to the profiles of individual physicians on its... Read more

Video About End-of-Life Procedures Informs Decisions of Terminally Ill Patients

A video which describes assistive and resuscitation procedures, such as CPR and intubation, helps seriously ill older patients to decide whether... Read more

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The 20th century was characterised by the intensive development of technologies and their application in different fields. Distance education is one of the best and prominent examples of technology transfer and information sharing. It enables the creation and usage of digital content to inform and train people as well as usage of tools (ie,... Read more

It is a common view that the current situation, which we are asked to deal with, evokes smaller or bigger arguments. There was dogmatism that collapsed, ideological obsessions that were demolished, and Keynes-based policies that take peculiar revenge. At least, this is what has been said by the Greek Deputy Minister of Finance in an interview... Read more

Regardless of age, gender and social status, there are very few aspects of our daily lives that have not been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Social distancing, ‘non-essentials’ working from home, wearing masks, and ‘Zooming’ with loved ones rather than seeing them in person, are all practices that (at some point or another in the last... 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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 Sheena Patel

The 360º seamless patient journey value. That’s VALUED

Improving experience and overall performance for patients receiving...

Dr. Andy Higgs MB ChB DA FRCA FFICM

Tracheal Intubation in the ICU

Making tracheal intubation safe for both patients and their health...

Dr. Divyesh Mundra

Personalised medicine and cardiovascular disease

An overview of the application of personalised medicine in cardiology...

Prof. Dr. Josep Manel Picas

Hospital Readmissions and Machine Learning

The need to improve the efficiency of the healthcare services has emerged...

 Catherine White

Don't Forget to Ask! The Patient and Relative Perspective

There has been good progress in the last decade to ensure that the patient...

 Christian Hartmann

Hyperthermia. An amplifier for radiation therapy.

Hyperthermia can further enhance the therapeutic outcomes of radiation...

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