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Epilepsy: Theme for World Brain Day 2015

World Brain Day Focuses on Epilepsy

This year's World Brain Day (22 July) campaign aims to improve awareness and care of epilepsy, a common neurological disorder that affects more... Read more

Nurses

Happy Nurses Improve Outcomes

According to a study of a team of Kaiser Permanente, nurses have a significant impact on the success of a hospital. The study is published in ... Read more

Hospital Waiting Room

4 Ways to Reduce Waiting Times

In order to provide better health care, it is important for hospitals to reduce their wait times, particularly in the emergency department (ED). ... Read more

online ratings: choosing the right surgeon

Ratings Sites Enable Online Surgeon Comparison

Two new web sites provide "ratings" of surgeons based on analysis of data on surgical complications rates and patient outcomes. These ratings... Read more

the right mix of core and contingent staff

Creating an Effective Workforce

Amidst changing trends in patient care delivery, it behooves healthcare providers to improve quality while also containing costs. A hospital's... 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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Results of antimicrobial stewardship programme implementation in multidisciplinary hospital

The interventional single-centre with historical control study was conducted...

Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent MD, PhD

Recovery

Recovery after critical illness has received increasing attention in recent...

Dr. Fernando Zampieri MD, PhD

What should we stop doing in the ICU?

In this article, I highlight that the most important thing intensive...

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Logistics robots to support care: a Finnish study

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Turning burnout into bright futures

Why burnout needs to be addressed now and not later   Burnout in...

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