Canadian study: Annual Screening Does Not Reduce Breast Cancer Deaths
According to a new Canadian study published on the website of the British Medical Journal, yearly breast screening of women aged 40-59 does... Read more
MEDICA 2014: Education Conference – Where Medicine and Technology Meet
This year’s MEDICA Education Conference, part of the industry show MEDICA 2014 in Düsseldorf (November 12th through 15th) is dedicated to the... Read more
Novel Device to Analyse Biopsy, Diagnose Cancer in Minutes
Currently being developed by University of Washington scientists and engineers, a novel, credit-card sized, low cost device could assist pathologists... Read more
World Cancer Day: Why it’s Crucial to Debunk Cancer Myths
Cancer Myths: Why it’s Crucial to Debunk Them With one third of all cancer cases being potentially preventable, it’s very important to... Read more
Artificial Intelligence: a next way forward for healthcare
Dr. Hisam Alahdab, MD, FCCP, MSHQS, is the Chief Operating, Quality and Safety Officer at Anadolu Medical Center, Turkey . As well as this job role, Dr. Alahdab also holds a position on the Patient Safety Committee and Quality Council here. His role involves overseeing the whole process of clinical quality whilst also initiating strategies to implement patient... Read more
Ilkay Baylam, PMP, MBA, is the Assistant Director at Planetree International . Through his role here, Baylam provides the company with strategic guidance for international business development for key stakeholders, whilst implementing international standards for person-centred care at the organisational level. Baylam will be speaking at this year’s... Read more
Majeda Afeef Al-Ruzzieh, PhD, MSN, RN, is the Chief Nursing Officer at King Hussein Cancer Center (KHCC), Jordan . A key highlight of her career being her leadership towards the centre’s Magnet Recognition, the first specialised cancer centre outside of the U.S. to receive this recognition. Dr. Majeda will be speaking at this year’s 2nd Annual... Read more
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
2019 08 Aug
In vitro study validating the microbial barrier function of closed infusion systems against microbial touch- and airborne contamination Dr. Jörg Brünke, QualityLabs BT GmbH, 90411 Nuremberg, Germany BACKGROUND Healthcare-acquired infections (HAIs) are a major problem for healthcare systems as they contribute to increased morbidity and... Read more
2019 08 Aug
In vitro study validating the microbial barrier function by means of airborne and touch contamination Juergen Gebel, Sapuna Kuriakose, Barbara Griiter, 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... Read more
Treatment of bleeding patients during therapy with direct oral anticoagulants
Results from the French registry: GIHP-NACO Presents results... Read more
The role of physiotherapy in Enhanced Recovery after Surgery in the intensive care unit
Enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) is an evidence-based, multimodal... Read more
Antimicrobial Copper Touch Surfaces: Reduce Infections, Liberate Resources and Cut Costs
The role of the environment in the transmission of healthcare-associated... Read more
The HAMILTON-C3 ventilator is a modular high-end ventilation solution for all patient groups. Offering a number of unique features, the HAMILTON-C3 is one of the first ventilators featuring the “Ventilation Autopilot” INTELLiVENT-ASV®. The HAMILTON-C3’s...
This fully featured ICU ventilator is the first ventilator able to be used at a magnetic field strength of up to 50 mT. The HAMILTON-MR1 combines reliability and high performance with patient-adaptive modes that support advanced lung-protective strategies,...
The HAMILTON-T1 combines for the first time the functionality of a fully featured intensive care unit ventilator with the compactness and ruggedness required for transport. This is why the HAMILTON-T1 enables you to provide optimal ventilation therapy...
Provides needle-free IV access, eliminating the risk of needle stick injuries Clear design helps verify proper flush Smooth surfaces designed for easy cleaning Easy-grip barrel designed to minimize slips and touch contamination Acceptable...