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Policy, Guidance and Recommendations for COVID-19 Decision-Making

Policy, Guidance and Recommendations for COVID-19 Decision-Making

The World Health Organization (WHO) continues to expand its COVID-19 resource base for policymakers and decision-makers with new briefs... Read more

RECOVERY: World’s Largest COVID-19 Clinical Trial

RECOVERY: World’s Largest COVID-19 Clinical Trial

In the UK, the world’s largest clinical trial of potential coronavirus treatments, the Randomised Evaluation of COVID-19 Therapy trial... Read more

EU Medical Devices Regulation is Postponed

EU Medical Devices Regulation is Postponed

The European Commission has postponed by one year the date of application of the Medical Devices Regulation (MDR) till 26 May, 2021,... Read more

COVID-19: No Approval for Chloroquine from EMA

COVID-19: No Approval for Chloroquine from EMA

The European Medicines Agency has warned against widespread use of the drug chloroquine to treat COVID-19 .   You may also like:... Read more

European Procurement of Medical Countermeasures Expands

European Procurement of Medical Countermeasures Expands

Iceland, Finland and Norway are the latest countries to have signed the Joint Procurement Agreement (JPA) to procure medical countermeasures.... Read more

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  My Dear Readers, Time is flying, and here I am again, sharing my thoughts as a registered nurse working during a very dramatic time.   The first half of the year of 2021 is over. If you reflect now, one can not comprehend of what has happened in the world during these last months. It is almost impossible. Where will one start and stop?... Read more

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

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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

From Our Journals

Dr. Nieves Larrosa

Improving diagnostic stewardship by using new microbiological technologies

Describes an episode of sepsis in a leukaemia patient, whose treatment...

 Robert Alexander Jones-Baro

The Essentials for a Humanised Intensive Care Unit (H-ICU)

This article highlights the key points that fall under the meaning of...

Dr. Peter Wilmshurst

Whistleblowing in healthcare

Although healthcare workers have a responsibility to raise concerns about...

 Estelle Huchet

Opportunities and Risks of Digital Health: Older People’s Perspective

Summary: The publication of the European Commission Strategy for Artificial...

 Diane Whitehouse

COVID-19: Defining a Digital-First Approach that Adds Value

Crises pose opportunities as well as threats. The COVID-19 outbreak...

 Barney Schofield

Early Diagnosis of Cancer at Greater Manchester Rapid Diagnostic Centre

The Greater Manchester Rapid Diagnostic Centre Programme offers a new...

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