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Regular Testing of Healthcare Workers Not Recommended

Regular Testing of Healthcare Workers Not Recommended

Routine COVID-19 screening of hospital staff is unlikely to prevent transmission of the virus and might additionally burden the facility,... Read more

New Essential Diagnostics List from WHO

New Essential Diagnostics List from WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) has updated its Essential Diagnostics List that for the first time includes WHO-recommended COVID-19... Read more

Investigation of EU COVID-19 Vaccine Contracts

Investigation of EU COVID-19 Vaccine Contracts

The European Ombudsman is investigating the European Commission’s refusal to give public access to documents concerning the purchase... Read more

New Vaccine Agreements for COVAX

New Vaccine Agreements for COVAX

COVAX, the global initiative to ensure equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines across the world, has announced new agreements for Pfizer/BioNTech... Read more

Close Circle Affects Behaviour During Pandemic

Close Circle Affects Behaviour During Pandemic

Social influences are more important for people’s adherence to distancing rules during the pandemic than their own beliefs, a new study shows... Read more

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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

In the past decades something happened in healthcare that doesn’t benefit patients. Actually, it is what we patient advocates call ‘Dying is safer’. For some of the stakeholders in the medical industrial complex it is safer to let patients die than to act. We can think of experimental medicines for patients with an unmet medical need. Why not... 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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Dipl. Pflegewirtin, RN Iris Meyenburg-Altwarg

Nursing on the Move: cross-border hiring

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Prof. Pierre Albaladejo

Treatment of bleeding patients during therapy with direct oral anticoagulants

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Prof. Sherry Wang

Junior Faculty Support: How To Do It and Why It Matters

An overview of the themes of support from the perspective of junior...

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Anti-Ageing Therapies: From Basic Science to Human Application

Summary: At the turn of the twenty-first century, our understanding...

Prof. Laura Hawryluck

ICU Mental Health in the Ongoing Pandemic: How Will We Be Okay?

After a year of this pandemic, this article explores what we currently...

 Jonathan Christensen

A Snapshot of Imaging Technology: Exciting Developments and When to Expect Them

Conversations with thousands of clinicians have given KLAS Research...

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