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COVID-19 Vaccines: Tracking and Future Distribution

COVID-19 Vaccines: Tracking and Future Distribution

Availability of an effective vaccine is viewed as crucial in the fight against COVID-19, but researchers warn against ‘vaccine nationalism’.... Read more

Drawing from Taiwan’s COVID-19 Experience

Drawing from Taiwan’s COVID-19 Experience

A recent study published in The Lancet Regional Health – Western Pacific have analysed the pandemic response in Taiwan and outlined a... Read more

Do Travel Restrictions Work Against COVID-19?

Do Travel Restrictions Work Against COVID-19?

A new study from Germany analyses the impact of travel restrictions on COVID-19 mortality and compares outcomes in different countries.... Read more

AZ COVID-19 Trial Continues Despite Participant’s Death

AZ COVID-19 Trial Continues Despite Participant’s Death

This week has seen another COVID-19 vaccine-related incident: a volunteer in the AstraZeneca (AZ) vaccine trial in Brazil has died. Nevertheless,... Read more

COVID-19 Spurs Advance Care Planning

COVID-19 Spurs Advance Care Planning

The COVID-19 pandemic prompted the public to become more aware of and interested in advance care planning, with a growing number of patients... Read more

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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

In the past decades something happened in healthcare that doesn’t benefit patients. Actually, it is what we patient advocates call ‘Dying is safer’. For some of the stakeholders in the medical industrial complex it is safer to let patients die than to act. We can think of experimental medicines for patients with an unmet medical need. Why not... Read more

Hello, my dear readers, Time flies, and here we are – in April 2021.   The last few weeks have been quite emotional because I started to review what has happened over the last 12-13 months, that is between March 2020 – April 2021.   I have only so much space to write down my thoughts here, but Jesus – we would need LIVES... Read more

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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

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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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Dr. Frederic Michard

The Future of Haemodynamic Monitoring: From Planet Mars to Resource Limited Countries

When envisioning the future of haemodynamic monitoring, we cannot limit...

Dr. Panagiota Pietri

Secrets of Longevity The IKARIA Study

Summary: The intriguing finding of longevity among the Ikaria inhabitants...

Dr. H.C. Peter Kapitein

Responsible research innovation – heard of that before?

A reminder about who is at the centre of the complex healthcare hierarchy...

Dr. Jürgen Fortin

State-of-the-art syncope assessment

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 Reza Wakili

Atrial fibrillation

Latest treatments   New techniques in ablation and imaging are...

Mr. Andre Heinz

What Are the Keys to Attracting and Retaining Qualified Staff in Healthcare?

For the CEO 's of many organisations in the healthcare industry, attracting...

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