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Better Nursing Care, Lower Surgical Mortality

A new study published in JAMA Surgery showed that patients undergoing surgery at hospitals that are recognised for nursing excellence and... Read more

Chemotherapy Vials

Where Would You Like to Die?

If you compare how people near the end of life are treated in the U.S. and other regions of the world, you will find very specific differences.... Read more

Infections

4 in 5 Nurses Ignore Infection Prevention Guidelines

Only 1 in 5 ambulatory care nurses take standard anti-infection precautions the American Journal of Infection Control has reported. A study... Read more

The Rice University lab of bioengineer David Zhang has created a new tool to analyze DNA "in the wild" that could save researchers months of toil. The goal is to build a comprehensive database of the thermal behaviours of DNA and RNA strands.

New Tool for Better Molecular Diagnostics

Rice University scientist David Zhang has developed a tool that can speed up the design of molecular diagnostics based on the specific recognition... Read more

Organ Transplantation

Transplants Disparities for Sick Patients?

A recent study shows that transplant centres that have low scores on performance evaluations are more likely to remove more patients from the... Read more

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  Dr Jannicke Mellin-Olsen was the first female doctor in Norway to complete her (voluntary) military services, serving for the UNIFIL Forces in South Lebanon and has worked for the Red Cross in several counties. For ten years, she was the medical director for Europe, Middle East and Africa for MedAire , Inc., and got involved in patient safety... Read more

  PART 1   It is important to differentiate between the terms of costs, cost containment, expenditures, and price. Cost is usually the amount spent to produce goods or services. Cost containment is a dominant problem in the health care field, but not addressed from a comprehensive management and policy perspective. In order to... Read more

The factors that may influence the shift of the supply are the change in costs for suppliers, change in medical technology and change in many physicians in the healthcare industry. On the other hand, the factors that may influence the shift of the demand are the change in population or market size, change in patient preferences, change in the price... 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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Closed Infusion Systems Including Caresite® Extension Set Prevent Microbial Contamination

2019 08 Aug

In vitro study validating the microbial barrier function of closed infusion systems against microbial touch- and airborne contamination  Dr. Jörg Brünke, QualityLabs BT GmbH, 90411 Nuremberg, Germany   BACKGROUND Healthcare-acquired infections (HAIs) are a major problem for healthcare systems as they contribute to increased morbidity and... Read more

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Evaluation of the Microbial Tightness of the Safeflow Valve - A Closed System Transfer Device

2019 08 Aug

In vitro study validating the microbial barrier function by means of airborne and touch contamination Juergen Gebel, Sapuna Kuriakose, Barbara Griiter, 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... Read more

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 Marianna Keen

Robotic companion on ward

Fighting hospital patient isolation is the aim of a talkative robot....

 Michael Virardi

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Public awareness and concern about radiation safety has grown in the last...

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Appropriate Imaging and Clinical Decision Support

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Rising to the Challenge of Patient-Centred Care

After an hour of describing a recent admission to hospital for treatment...

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