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Health Management

Volume 16 - Issue 4, 2016

2016 13 Nov

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ICU Management

Volume 16 - Issue 3, 2016

2016 27 Sep

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ICU Management

The Burden Caused by Administrators and Managers: a Euro-American Jumble

2016 27 Sep

We argue that a jumble of rules, protocols, checklists has emerged, ‏which jeopardises not only the pivotal relationship between doctor and ‏patient, but also the quality and costs of care, and the quality of future ‏healthcare workers. It must be emphasised that the introduction of ‏protocols and checklists in clinical medicine has improved care at... Read more

ICU Management

Teamwork Checklist As Simple as ABCs

2016 03 May

Team confidence, cohesion, empathy and esprit de corps as well as patient safety may be improved by using a simple checklist, according to a letter published in the Journal of Critical Care. Lead author, Peter Brindley, from the University of Alberta Hospital, Edmonton, Canada, with colleagues from St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, introduces an easy-to-remember... Read more

ICU Management

Handover Checklists Improve Quantity & Quality of Information

2016 11 Mar

A standardised checklist improved the quantity and quality of information shared at handover from the operating room to the ICU, in a randomised controlled trial of 121 handovers, published in the Journal of Critical Care, the official journal of the World Federation of Societies of Intensive Care Medicine.Cornelie Salzwedel, MD, and colleagues from... Read more


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