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£1.5b NHS Funds on Seven Day Services Better Spent on Other Priorities

According to new research from the University of Manchester, the NHS could achieve up to twice as much with the resources that the government... Read more

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Bundled Intervention Reduces Surgical Site Infections

A multicentre study published in JAMA shows that implementation of a multifaceted intervention can be effective in reducing surgical site infections... Read more

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High Rates of MRSA Transmission in Nursing Homes

According to a new study published in Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology , healthcare workers often contaminate their gloves and gowns... Read more

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Hospital Productivity Improving

A new study by University of Southern California economists shows that hospital productivity growth — the increase in output produced from... Read more

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The Medical Memory Helps Information Recall

A vexing problem that healthcare providers face is the challenge of explaining a serious diagnosis or complex procedure to a patient. Most of... Read more

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Let’s start with a quip. When you want to become an oncologist, you only need three or four years of primary school. You need to be able to read and write. The pathologist will tell you what type of cancer the patient has, you can read in the protocol what to do, what the treatment is, and for the dose you need to know: ‘Is it a man or a woman,... Read more

If somebody had asked me this question, “How are you, nurse?” 6-8 weeks ago, I would have probably cried. The situation in Great Britain was pretty tough, worse than in March-April 2020, when the whole crisis of COVID-19 started for us in the UK! I guess no other European country had to go through that bushfire we have to go through with the... Read more

“Cancer is a mobile disease. It changes while you look at it. Treat it like tuberculosis; 4 drugs for one year, at the same time!” Professor David Tuveson, CSHL   We do not execute what we already know!   Patients are dying because the scientific knowledge that is available today is not implemented to improve the... 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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 Jorge Fernández García

New Era in High Value Care in Europe

High value care has been on the healthcare agenda for some time now,...

 Mat Hunter

Design for Care: The Collaborative Challenge of Wellbeing in Later Llife

Our Shared Challenge We all know that we need to think differently about...

Dr. Victor Beaucote

Virtual Reality in the Intensive Care Unit: State of Play and Future Prospects

An overview of the practical uses of virtual reality in the ICU and...

 James Scott

Prognosis Negative

THE HEALTH SECTOR’S CYBER -HYGIENE EPIDEMIC Nietzsche said, “ All...

Dr. Andy Higgs

Tracheal Intubation in the ICU

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

Dr. Morey Menacker

Perception versus Reality in the Era of the ACA

Fear not! This is not another diatribe for or against the Affordable Care...

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