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Patient Safety in Primary Care: Do Clinicians and Patients View It Differently?

Patient Safety in Primary Care: Do Clinicians and Patients View It Differently?

New research shows that, in the primary care setting, both patients and practitioners perceive patient safety more in terms of work functions,... Read more

Milestone for COVID-19 Vaccine

Milestone for COVID-19 Vaccine

Pfizer has completed the Phase 3 of its COVID-19 vaccine trial and is ready to seek authorisation for emergency use in the U.S. The... Read more

Democracy Against COVID-19

Democracy Against COVID-19

A new analysis provides insights into how democratic institutions play a significant role in the way countries mount quick policy response... Read more

Future Threats of Anti-COVID-19 Measures

Future Threats of Anti-COVID-19 Measures

Non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPIs) – social distancing, use of face masks, school closures, etc. – help control COVID-19 transmission. NPIs... Read more

COVID-19 Vaccine: From Ethics of Early Access to Payments for Risk

COVID-19 Vaccine: From Ethics of Early Access to Payments for Risk

Promising results from ongoing trials have raised hopes that the first vaccines against COVID-19 could be approved for use in the beginning... Read more

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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

“Cancer is a mobile disease. It changes while you look at it. Treat it like tuberculosis; 4 drugs for one year, at the same time!” Professor David Tuveson, CSHL   We do not execute what we already know!   Patients are dying because the scientific knowledge that is available today is not implemented to improve 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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