EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Delivery System Reform From the Inside Out

An alliance of major healthcare organisations publicly committed to partnering with patients is forming under the aegis of the Institute for... Read more

Online Tool Helps Nurses Learn Evidence-Based Practice Skills

As tremendous advances are made in medicine, practitioners have new tools, but they also have more information to absorb and incorporate to... Read more

US Spends $4 Billion Per Year On Breast Cancer Overtreatment

A study published this week in Health Affairs reports that the US spends an estimated $4 billion per year on unnecessary medical expenditures... Read more

Higher Mortality For Hospital Patients With Alcohol Addiction

The mortality of alcohol dependent patients in general hospitals is many times higher than that of patients without alcohol dependency. In addition,... Read more

Anxious Patients May Prefer To Receive Biopsy Results By Phone

Physicians are taught to deliver the results of patients’ biopsies in person, but a survey of patients at three US melanoma clinics indicates... Read more

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  My Dear Readers, Time is flying, and here I am again, sharing my thoughts as a registered nurse working during a very dramatic time.   The first half of the year of 2021 is over. If you reflect now, one can not comprehend of what has happened in the world during these last months. It is almost impossible. Where will one start and stop?... Read more

Is there a time after COVID-19? Do you regularly hear the question of what we will do after COVID-19? Or what should we do? This is a strange question, because there will be no time after Coronavirus. Corona is an endemic virus, that is among us and does not go away. There is also no time after Influenza. Endemic viruses are here. We need to take... Read more

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

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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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 Mike Dixon

Think Global, Act Local in Healthcare Communications

The pharmaceutical and medical device sectors strive to deliver global...

Dr. Roberto Oggioni

Treating Complications from Abdominal Surgery

Case Report Using Nonbronchoscopic BAL Use of the HALYARD* Mini-BAL...

 Annika Reintam Blaser

Is Enteral Feeding Feasible Early After Abdominal Crisis?

The enteral route is commonly accepted as the first choice for providing...

Prof. Fiona Coyer

Professorial Clinical Units

Advancing Research in the Intensive Care Unit via the Integration of a...

 Wilfried von Eiff

Value-oriented management

A leadership model for the health care sector   In medical institutio

 Barney Schofield

Early Diagnosis of Cancer at Greater Manchester Rapid Diagnostic Centre

The Greater Manchester Rapid Diagnostic Centre Programme offers a new...

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