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ICU Management

Volume 20 - Issue 1, 2020

2020 19 May

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ICU Management

Personal Experience With Severe COVID-19 After 66 days in Wuhan

2020 19 May

COVID-2019 has become a worldwide pandemic. After working in Wuhan as intensive care physicians for 2 months, we have gained significant experience and would like to share our experience about daily care and supportive therapies for severe COVID-19 patients with our colleagues all over the world. The goal is for all of us to gain victory over COVID-19.... Read more

Executive Health Management

Where Are the Most Effective Anti-COVID-19 Strategies?

2020 27 Mar

The majority of countries have introduced at least some nation-wide measures aimed at containing the spread of the novel coronavirus pandemic. The measures include stopping/limiting international and domestic movement, closing educational facilities, banning public gatherings or announcing quarantine, to name a few.   You may... Read more

ICU Management

Critical Care Response to Coronavirus Outbreak in Shenzhen, China

2020 26 Feb

In December 2019, there was an outbreak of a novel virus in Wuhan, China. Termed nCOV or coronavirus disease by the WHO, this infection is now a major public health concern not only in China but globally. The 2019 nCOV pandemic has led to a major influx of infected patients to hospitals and in particular to intensive care units. In China, this has... Read more

Executive Health Management

Novel Coronavirus: New Name, New Cases

2020 12 Feb

On 11 February, the World Health Organization (WHO) named the novel coronavirus, previously referred to as 2019-nCoV , COVID-19, which stands for ‘coronavirus disease 2019.’ The organisation underlined that it was careful to find a name without stigma, ie one that “did not refer to a geographical location, an animal, or an individual or... Read more

IT Management

Drones Shame Coronavirus ‘Health Offenders’

2020 08 Feb

  In healthcare, drones to date have traditionally been used to deliver supplies to remote or inaccessible areas. In the face of the C oronavirus 2019-nCoV spreading across China, the flying machines are now being deployed to press people into donning protective facemasks as part of multiple measures to control the virus.   Chinese police in... Read more

Executive Health Management

Coronavirus Outbreak: On the Verge of Global Emergency

2020 30 Jan

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), is reconvening the International Health Regulations Emergency Committee on 30 January, to advise on whether the current outbreak constitutes a public health emergency of international concern (PHEIC). The meeting is planned to start at 13:30 Geneva... Read more

Executive Health Management

Facilitating Collaboration During Emergencies

2020 28 Jan

By 28 January, more than 100 people have died in China in the latest novel coronavirus, known as 2019-nCoV, outbreak, with over 4,500 confirmed infections. Besides China, the virus has also spread to at least 16 other countries. V arious health organisations around the world are reacting to the latest developments. You may also like:... Read more

Executive Health Management

Despite Measures, Coronavirus Continues to Spread

2020 27 Jan

By 27 January, the number of people killed in China by the new coronavirus has risen to 81, with almost 3,000 confirmed ill. The centre of the outbreak, Wuhan, is the capital of Hubei province, in which 76 deaths have occurred, with five deaths elsewhere. In an attempt to contain the spread of the virus, the city is in lockdown, several... Read more

IT Management

Bills, Claims and Analysis: Blockchain in Healthcare

2019 03 Sep

Increasing need to store and secure medical data, including sensitive patient information, is among key factors behind the expanded application of blockchain technology in healthcare. By 2025, it is estimated that global blockchain technology in healthcare market will be worth more than $1.636 billion.   This projection is contained in new research... Read more