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EMA Fast-Tracking Procedures for COVID-19 Medicines

EMA Fast-Tracking Procedures for COVID-19 Medicines

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has published an overview of initiatives for acceleration of the regulatory procedures. This is... Read more

COVID-19 and Its Impact on Health and Wellbeing

COVID-19 and Its Impact on Health and Wellbeing

One of the major topics in the COVID-19 broader discussions is the impact the restrictions and mitigation measures have on the public’s... Read more

COVID-19 as Catalyst for Changes in European Health

COVID-19 as Catalyst for Change in European Health

Currently, Europe is leading the COVID-19 pandemic by the numbers of confirmed cases and deaths. Despite the region being tightly interconnected, its... Read more

Lifting COVID-19 Restrictions – What’s Next?

Lifting COVID-19 Restrictions – What’s Next?

The COVID-19 pandemic has put the world on hold these past months with major social and economic consequences. Now in many countries... Read more

WHO Guidelines on PPE Use are Questioned

WHO Guidelines on PPE Use for COVID-19 are Questioned

The existing guidelines on special separation in healthcare facilities are based on scarce and outdated evidence, a study has found.... Read more

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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

In the past decades something happened in healthcare that doesn’t benefit patients. Actually, it is what we patient advocates call ‘Dying is safer’. For some of the stakeholders in the medical industrial complex it is safer to let patients die than to act. We can think of experimental medicines for patients with an unmet medical need. Why not... 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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 Walter Habenbacher

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 Annika Reintam Blaser

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