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The Heidelberg New Working Time Model

A new working time model has been proposed by researchers at the University of Heidelberg which may improve patient care quality by avoiding... Read more

Study: 34% of Trauma Patients Undertriaged

A new study published in the American Journal of Emergency Medicine found that 34 percent of major trauma patients are undertriaged in the... Read more

New Study Will Evaluate Order Entry Errors

A team of patient safety experts at Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine is embarking on a study to see if there... Read more

Zoom On: Eric de Roodenbeke, CEO of IHF

Eric de Roodenbeke is the Chief Executive Officer of the International Hospital Federation (IHF), a position he has held since 2008. He earned... Read more

World Alzheimer Report: Diabetes, Hypertension, Smoking Raise Risks

The World Alzheimer Report 2014  ‘Dementia and Risk Reduction: An analysis of protective and modifiable factors’ , released today, calls for... Read more

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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

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

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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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 Christopher Paul Wild

Precision in the Fight Against the Global Cancer Problem

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Caring for children in the PICU

From novel technology to family-centred care: new challenges for old...

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Emergency Medicine in Switzerland

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 Henk-Jan Aanstoot

Leading change and value

An alternative approach to leadership. Diabeter employs a leadership...

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Editorial Board Welcomes New Member

Prof. Flavia Machado has recently been welcomed to the Editorial Board...

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Groundbreaking Pain Management Initiatives in Europe

The Active Citizenship Network has launched a prize for good practices...

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