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Doctors and patients harnessing the healing power of stories

"What patients bring to their clinicians is their stories," writes behavioural scientist Thomas Egnew. It is through these stories that clinicians... Read more

The stethoscope is built using 3-D printed parts, and recycled plastic tubing.

3D printable stethoscope ready in hours for crisis zones

The utility of stethoscope may have diminished with the advent of more sophisticated diagnostic tools such as ultrasound and CT. However, in... Read more

High healthcare costs but poor outcomes in U.S.

New Harvard-led research shows the U.S. spent nearly twice as much as other high-income countries on medical care in 2016, yet had poorer population... Read more

Closing the heart disease mortality gap between men and women

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in women. Previous studies have shown that women with STEMI (ST elevation myocardial infarction,... Read more

Improving quality of cancer care in Europe

The European Parliament last week hosted a meeting to discuss ways of improving the quality of cancer care across Europe. The event was held... 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

Executive Health Management

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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 Samna Ghani

COVID-19 Global Response – Strengths, Weaknesses, Success and Failure

An overview of the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic – the...

 Sinead Hewson

Future-proofing health to meet sustainable development goals

Can the integration of sex and gender policies reset the agenda?...

Dr. Ritse Mann

Breast MRI: The New Standard in Breast Imaging?

Breast MRI is standard practice in all major breast imaging clinics worldwide....

Dr. Christopher Lockie

Infection Prevention in the ICU

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

Dr. med. Anna von Eiff

Magnet Nursing - Employee motivation, medical quality and patient satisfaction in unison

The continuing shortage of qualified care personnel and doctors is forcing...

 Marco Belardinelli

MROpen EVO System - The Next Generation in Positional MR Imaging

ASG Superconductors is an Italian company specialising in superconductive...

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