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Can We Trust COVID-19 Research?

Can We Trust COVID-19 Research?

The COVID-19 pandemic has inspired an unprecedented amount of healthcare-related research in various fields, from drug and vaccine development... Read more

Immunisation During COVID-19: Recommendations and Opinions

Immunisation During COVID-19: Recommendations and Opinions

24 April marks the start of World Immunization Week. This initiative of the World Health Organization (WHO), aimed at promoting the use... Read more

Short on PPE During COVID-19? Here are Solutions

Short on PPE During COVID-19? Here are Solutions

Many hospitals around the world are facing shortages of personal protective equipment (PPE), such as N95 masks and face shields, to treat... Read more

Cancer Care: What to Expect, What to Do

Cancer Care: What to Expect, What to Do

A research predicts a decline in cancer mortality rates in 2020 in the EU. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic cancer patient safety... Read more

Witty to Help WHO with COVID-19 Vaccine Development

Witty to Help WHO with COVID-19 Vaccine Development

Sir Andrew Witty, president of UnitedHealth Group and CEO of Optum and f ormer GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) chief executive , has taken a leave... 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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 Richard Gunderman

Touch Creates a Healing Bond in Healthcare

In contemporary healthcare, touch— ‏contact between a doctor’s hand and...

 Sam Baker

Providing Alternative Outpatient Delivery Channels

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated implementation of key digitalisation...

 Nathaniel M. Sims

Closing the Loop: The Road to Zero Medication Errors

Summary: It is estimated that even today, medical errors are the...

Dr. Adrian Wong

POCUS and SHOCK

Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) is an invaluable tool to differentiate...

Prof. Dietmar Fries

Implementation of a revised trauma management protocol

Goal-directed therapy of coagulopathy is recommended for trauma patients....

Prof. Andreas Valentin

Safe Transport of Critically Ill Patients

The transport of critically ill patients for diagnostic or therapeutic...

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