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Wireless Monitor Trialled in UK

An adhesive patch, which wirelessly transmits data on heart rate, breathing and body temperature, is being trialled by the National Health Service,... Read more

Viral Therapy Shows Promise for Limb-Sparing Cancer Treatment

Viruses developed to target and kill cancer cells could boost the effectiveness of chemotherapy to the arms and legs and help avoid amputation,... Read more

Does Team-Based Care Improve Patient Satisfaction?

Team-based approaches to patient care are a relatively recent innovation in healthcare delivery. When properly implemented, team-based approaches... Read more

Dr. Angelita Habr-Gama Named Honorary Member by ASTRO

Internationally renowned surgeon Angelita Habr-Gama, MD, PhD, has been named the 2014 ASTRO Honorary Member by the American Society for Radiation... Read more

Mayo Clinic Offers Online Video Education

Mayo Clinic has recently announced that it will be offering online video education for medical professionals.  This will include lectures and... 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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 Chris Hancock MSc

Reducing avoidable harm and death from sepsis and acute kidney injury

Achieving large-scale behaviour change with the NHS Wales programme...

Prof. Armand Girbes MD, PhD, EDIC

The Burden Caused by Administrators and Managers: a Euro-American Jumble

A EURO-AMERICAN JUMBLE   We argue that a jumble of rules, protocols,

 Emma Sutcliffe

Measuring Patient Engagement

Why and how we need to assess patient centricity. Focusing on the...

Prof. Dr. Geert Meyfroidt MD, PhD

The AKIpredictor: An Online Calculator to Predict Acute Kidney Injury

Acute kidney injury (AKI), a rapid decline in renal function, is...

Prof. Dr. Greet Van den Berghe MD, PhD

Glycaemic control in critically ill patients: how tight should it be?

There is still no widespread agreement around optimal targets for glucose...

Prof. Lluís Donoso-Bach

Artificial hype

Radiologists, more than any other medical specialty, feel the professional...

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