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International Hospital Federation Awards 2020: Call for Entries is Now Open

IHF Awards 2020: Call for Entries is Now Open

Today, 16 March 2020, submission of entries for the International Hospital Federation (IHF) Awards 2020 has opened. The awards will... Read more

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

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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

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 Alexandre Lourenço

Pandemic Prevention Strategies

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed numerous vulnerabilities in global health...

Dr. Bruno Pastene

Future Strategies in Sedation and Analgesia

From massive sedation in the past, through current patient-centred sedation...

Professor Hugo Saner

Hugo Saner

Senior Consultant -University Clinics of Cardiology, Switzerland Research...

 Alanna Shaikh

Healthcare Has No Excuse for Another Pandemic Like COVID-19

A global health consultant and top TED Talk presenter comments on how...

 David McWilliams

Implementation of early and structured rehabilitation in ICU

The importance of multidisciplinary team working and communication...

 Julie Darbyshire

Noise in the intensive care unit: where does it come from and what can you do about it?

Practical measures and interventions to reduce noise levels in the ICU...

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