EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Five Ways Physicians Can Improve Patient Compliance

Encouraging patient compliance with medication regimens is an ongoing challenge with serious consequences. Some surveys show that as many as... Read more

Geriatric Consultations Improve Outcomes for Elderly ER Patients

Patients over the age of 65 who need surgical treatment for traumatic injuries benefit from early consultation with a geriatrician, according... Read more

Patient Questionnaire Helps Measure Postoperative Disability

An international study suggests that a simple-to-use patient questionnaire can help doctors measure the risk of disability in patients following... Read more

Ebola: Local Health Departments' Role in Global Crisis

Experience with the Ebola outbreak highlights local health departments' essential role in responding to global health threats posed by infectious... Read more

Most Cancer Patients Prefer Shared Decision Making

Patient perceptions of care quality are increasingly considered in healthcare performance metrics. The Institute of Medicine has recommended... 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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 Sarah Muldoon

How the Brain Works: Looking Inside to Target Treatments

Summary: Groundbreaking study at the University at Buffalo uses brain...

Prof. Mehdi Mezidi MD, MSc

Advances in monitoring expired CO2 in critically ill patients

Reviews the potential uses and pitfalls of capnography in critically...

Dr. Vass Vassiliou MA, MBBS, PhD, FSCMR, FESC, FACC FRCP

The role of social media in cardiology

Social Media is gaining significant popularity amongst the medical...

Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent MD, PhD

Personalised/ Precision Medicine

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

Prof. Jan De Waele MD, PhD

New Antibiotics for Abdominal Infections: What Can We Expect?

Recently a number of new antibiotics or combinations for complicated...

Prof. Mikhail Zamyatin

Results of antimicrobial stewardship programme implementation in multidisciplinary hospital

The interventional single-centre with historical control study was conducted...

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