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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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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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Prof. Davide Caramella

Radiation Dose: Communicating With Patients

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Vasoactive Drugs in Sepsis

In this update review on vasoactive drugs in sepsis, we focus on the...

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Monitoring Peripheral Circulation

Even though systemic haemodynamic variables may be normalised, ‏there...

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