Search Tag: Personalised Medicine

Health Management

Is radiology a vital speciality?: Reflections on medium term prospects

2017 19 Sep

Comparing radiology to living at or near the ocean allows the threats to radiology to be explored via a nautical theme.   Our specialty is heading for a period of uncertainty, disquiet, challenge and perhaps peril, one that will likely manifest itself in the medium term, five to fifteen years hence at the latest. The signs that should engender... Read more

ICU Management

Personalised Medicine in Intensive Care

2017 16 Mar

The specialty of intensive care medicine grew out of the realisation that critically ill patients needed more attention and specialised treatment than could be provided on a general ward, and that many of these patients had similar clinical problems and processes, so management would be facilitated if they were grouped together in one place. Since... Read more

ICU Management

Embracing Safety as a Science: We Need to Tell New Stories

2017 16 Mar

Peter Pronovost, MD, PhD, FCCM, is Director, Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality, Senior Vice President, Patient Safety and Quality and Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine at Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. Dr. Pronovost is a leading authority on patient safety and developed a scientifically... Read more