Search Tag: China

Executive Health Management

UNC Collaboration on Halting Violence Against Clinicians in China

2016 23 Aug

This spring, retired Director of Oral Health at Guangdong General Hospital in China, Chen Zhongwei, was attacked and killed by a patient he treated more 20 years earlier. The patient had claimed he was entitled to compensation for a discoloured tooth. He followed the dentist home and stabbed him over 30 times. Sadly, this story is not an uncommon one... Read more

Cardiology Management

Soaring Childhood Obesity in China

2016 03 May

China is paying the price of adopting a western lifestyle with soaring childhood obesity, shows a 29 year study in nearly 28 000 children and adolescents published today in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology.1 Less than 1% of children and adolescents were obese in 1985 compared to 17% of boys and 9% of girls in 2014. The authors speculate... Read more

ICU Management

Woman Infected with H7N9 in China in Intensive Care

2013 03 Apr

The woman who was the third person that contracted the H7N9 strain of bird flu, is still critically ill in a hospital in Nanjing, in east China's Jiangsu province. She got the flu virus in Chuzou, in east China's Anhui province. Efforts are ongoing in order to figure out where the avian flu virus comes from, and if it can spread among humans. Ms.... Read more

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