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What Does COVID-19 Safety Culture Need?

What Does COVID-19 Safety Culture Need?

Healthcare workers continue risking their lives on the frontlines of the COVID-19 response, but many of them do not feel confident that... Read more

FDA & MHRA Revoke COVID-19 Authorisations for Hydroxychloroquine

FDA & MHRA Revoke COVID-19 Authorisations for Hydroxychloroquine

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has revoked its emergency use authorisation for chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine as treatments... Read more

Assessing COVID-19 Response

Assessing COVID-19 Response

A group of experts is proposing a scorecard that may help to assess governments’ pandemic response and better prepare for future outbreaks.... Read more

Mobility, Connectivity and Pandemics of Modern World

Mobility, Connectivity and Pandemics of Modern World

In a recent piece for Campaign for Social Care, Andrew Tatem , Professor of Spatial Demography and Epidemiology, University of Southampton... Read more

Design Flaws of COVID-19 Clinical Trials

Design Flaws of COVID-19 Clinical Trials

A review of the registered clinical trials of potential treatments for COVID-19 suggests that in many cases the trial design lacks features... Read more

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It is five in the morning as a healthcare worker gets out of bed. Let us call her Emma. She is self-isolated from the rest of the family in her own home. It has been months since she hugged her children and her husband. She gets ready and heads out to work. It is barely seven in the morning when she begins her shift – one of many dozens she... Read more

My COVID-19 Superhero is my sister, Loretta Bowen. We are a family of eight children; our father has passed and our mother is 85. Elaine Rohr has Parkinson’s disease and over the last few years has gotten worse. She is no longer able to cook or write and it is frustrating for her to have such limitations in her activity of daily living.... Read more

Brazil has now become one of the epicentres of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the burden on its healthcare system is increasing daily. Paulo Moll, CEO of Rede D'Or São Luiz (RDSL) , the largest privately held, independent hospital operator in the country, speaks about the measures taken on the national level and within the RDSL system and shares... 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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Evaluation of the Microbial Tightness of Mini-Spike® 2 Chemo V - A Closed System Transfer Device

2019 08 Aug

In vitro study validating the microbial barrier function by means of airborne contamination Jürgen Gebel, Sapuna Kuriakose, Barbara Grüter, Martin Exner; University of Bonn Hospital, Institute for Hygiene and Public Health, Germany   BACKGROUND Nosocomial infections pose a major problem in the healthcare system because they contribute... Read more

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The care continuum is well upon us and has become a rapidly evolving concept...

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