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Why Shared Decision-making in ER is Important

Shared decision-making is key to delivering patient-centred care. Discussing care options with their clinicians can help patients to make... Read more

Trump Immigration Ban Remains on Hold

  President Donald Trump’s executive order banning travellers from seven predominantly Muslim countries is on hold, following a federal court's... Read more

Cost Savings from Perioperative Goal-directed Therapy

Researchers in France say using perioperative goal-directed therapy (PGDT) during high-risk surgery can help reduce the patient's length of... Read more

Health Savings Accounts: What You Need to Know

  Health savings accounts (HSAs) , first introduced in 2003, have suddenly become a hot topic of discussion amidst Republican efforts to repeal... Read more

IFHE - EU in Bologna

Efficiency Top of Healthcare Engineering Congress Agenda

The SIAIS (Italian Society of Architecture and Engineering for Healthcare) association of Italian Hospital Engineering is organising the... Read more

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The 20th century was characterised by the intensive development of technologies and their application in different fields. Distance education is one of the best and prominent examples of technology transfer and information sharing. It enables the creation and usage of digital content to inform and train people as well as usage of tools (ie,... Read more

It is a common view that the current situation, which we are asked to deal with, evokes smaller or bigger arguments. There was dogmatism that collapsed, ideological obsessions that were demolished, and Keynes-based policies that take peculiar revenge. At least, this is what has been said by the Greek Deputy Minister of Finance in an interview... Read more

Regardless of age, gender and social status, there are very few aspects of our daily lives that have not been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Social distancing, ‘non-essentials’ working from home, wearing masks, and ‘Zooming’ with loved ones rather than seeing them in person, are all practices that (at some point or another in the last... 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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Dr. Nieves Larrosa MD, PhD

Improving diagnostic stewardship by using new microbiological technologies

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

Prof. Laurence Busse MD

A Framework for Addressing Seasonal Influenza: A Critical Care Perspective

Seasonal influenza remains a significant health burden and places tremendous...

Dr, Eugene Fidelis Soh

Smart Hospital for the Future

Summary: Tan Tock Seng Hospital, a large multi-disciplinary public hospital...

 Staff Editor

Harmonisation of Lab Medicine Across Europe

Under EU Directive 2013/55/EU, harmonisation of lab medicine across Europe...

Dr Giuseppe Citerio

Quantitative EEG in ICU: Useful and Feasible

EEG measures continuously at the bedside the human brain’s electrical...

Dr. Christopher Lockie FRCA

Infection Prevention in the ICU

This article highlights four interventions that combat healthcare-associated...

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