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Can wearables help protect healthcare staff from violence?

Compared to workers in other sectors, healthcare staff face significant risks of workplace violence. According to the U.S. Occupational Safety... Read more

Control infections with leadership rounding

Leadership rounding is known to be an effective way to boost staff morale and keep them connected with your hospital. According to new research,... Read more

5 ways to reduce staff turnover

Job satisfaction has often been equated with efficiency and productivity in the workplace. So what makes employees happy and successful at work?... Read more

Big data in healthcare

Data abounds in healthcare, and the amount of health data is bound to increase at a more rapid pace in the next several years – 48 percent growth... Read more

Bedside art therapy for cancer patients

A brief bedside visual art intervention (BVAI) facilitated by art educators improved mood and reduced pain and anxiety in a study of inpatients... Read more

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Hello, my dear readers, Time flies, and here we are – in April 2021.   The last few weeks have been quite emotional because I started to review what has happened over the last 12-13 months, that is between March 2020 – April 2021.   I have only so much space to write down my thoughts here, but Jesus – we would need LIVES... Read more

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

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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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Prof. Manu Malbrain

Thoughts on COVID-19 from the International Fluid Academy

An overview of what has been published on fluid strategies in COVID-19,...

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The Future of ICU Prediction Scores in the Era of 'Big Data'

Fuelled by the growth in electronic medical record (EMR) adoption, the...

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Fibre-based soft tissue reconstruction

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Haemodynamic monitoring: stuff we never talk about

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Happy staff, safe patients

An interview with Dr. Umesh Prabhu.  Leading NHS medical director,...

 Joe Van De Graaff

Is Blockchain impacting the healthcare arena?

The Blockchain race in healthcare has yet to begin Supporters say...

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