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COVID-19: How Can Hospitals Protect Workers and Patients?

COVID-19: How Can Hospitals Protect Workers and Patients?

The novel coronavirus COVID-19 continues its spread globally. Public authorities are implementing various measures to contain or delay... Read more

Informed Opinions on Genomic Data Use: Control vs. Money

Informed Opinions on Genomic Data Use: Control vs. Money

How much value is there in genomic data donated by the public to companies? How these data might be used? Should providers be compensated... Read more

Novel Coronavirus COVID-19 Outbreak Declared a Pandemic by the World Health Organization

COVID-19 Outbreak Declared a Pandemic

The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the novel coronavirus outbreak a pandemic, ie the ‘worldwide spread’ of a new disease.... Read more

England to Introduce Deemed Consent for Organ Donation

Starting 20 May 2020, a new law will be implemented in England regulating a new system of deemed, or presumed consent for routine organ... Read more

From SARS to COVID-19: One Department’s Journey

From SARS to COVID-19: One Department’s Journey

A tertiary hospital in Singapore shares its experience of handling the work during the outbreaks of infectious diseases, namely during... 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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 David Mayer

Use Patient Safety to Improve Your Bottom Line

Summary: A culture of safety not only protects the patient from...

 Krista Kim

The healing power of digital art in hospital environments

How digital art creates a healing space that benefits both patients...

Dr. Vittoria Comellini

Respiratory physiotherapy in critically ill patients

Respiratory pathologies are among the most common causes of admission...

Prof. Pierre Albaladejo

Treatment of bleeding patients during therapy with direct oral anticoagulants

Results from the French registry: GIHP-NACO  Presents results...

 Samna Ghani

The future of healthcare: Turning challenges into opportunities

Providing value-based care will be one of the driving forces in the...

Prof. Paola Taroni

A multimodal system for the diagnosis of breast cancer: the SOLUS project

SOLUS is developing a multimodal breast imaging system involving diffuse...

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