Search Tag: Coronavirus

Executive Health Management

New Solutions to Face Mask Shortages

2020 25 Mar

With the deficit in vital mask supplies rapidly increasing amid the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers around the world are developing alternative solutions.   You may also like : Hospitals’ Creative Responses to Coronavirus Challenges   Self-Sanitising Mask A research team at Northwestern University led by Jiaxing Huang, a professor of... Read more

ICU Management

GE Healthcare Takes Additional Actions to Help Clinicians Combat Coronavirus

2020 24 Mar

GE Healthcare and Ford collaborate to accelerate and scale ventilator production, supporting clinicians in the treatment of COVID-19 patients GE Healthcare provides information to clinicians who are considering the use of anesthesia systems to ventilate COVID-19 patients, following FDA guidance GE Healthcare today provided two updates on its... Read more

Cardiology Management

COVID-19 and the Heart

2020 16 Mar

According to the latest figures from the World Health Organization (WHO) , there are a total of 168,019 confirmed cases of coronavirus worldwide. So far, the virus has caused 6610 deaths and has affected 148 countries. The highest number of cases are in China (81,077), followed by Italy (24,747), Iran (14,991), Republic of Korea (8236), Spain (7753),... Read more

ICU Management

COVID-19 Pandemic: Salute to the Healthcare Soldiers

2020 16 Mar

Amidst the panic and mayhem caused by the coronavirus outbreak, the mood in most intensive care units is strange and somber. Caring for high numbers of patients, planning for providing this care, lab testing and diagnosis, lots of paperwork, and ICU teams pulling together because that is the need of the day.  You might also like :  Clinical... Read more

IT Management

Software Identifies COVID-19 Super Carriers

2020 16 Mar

A Polish company has developed software that deploys data to identify people at risk of carrying COVID-19.   The firm, DataWalk, taps into data like immigration records, mobile phone data and data about affected individuals to identify potential ‘super carriers’ who resist the disease and are unaware how widely they can infect others.... Read more

ICU Management

China With The World: COVID-19 Experts Dialogues - The 2nd Talk Transcript

2020 15 Mar

Q: Starting from the patient admission to the hospital, what is your rule for ventilation? Do you start from HFNC, CPAP, NIV or go directly to intubation and invasive ventilation when the conventional oxygen therapy fails? A: The use of HFNC as well as NIV is very popular among our patients. At the initial stage we didn’t have enough devices,... Read more

Cardiology Management

COVID-19 Clinical Guidance for Cardiovascular Care

2020 09 Mar

As COVID-19 evolves into a public health emergency, experts suggest that cardiovascular health should be prioritised in patients with comorbidities and cardiovascular care teams should be extra vigilant to ensure containment, mitigation and quick response.  The coronavirus epidemic was first reported in December 2019 and has become a global pandemic.... Read more

ICU Management

#ISICEM20 Postponed Until September

2020 09 Mar

Due to the coronavirus situation, the 40th ISICEM Congress has been postponed to September 15-18, 2020.  The International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine is organised in collaboration with the Departments of Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine of Erasme University Hospital, Université Libre de Bruxelles, and with the Belgian... Read more

Executive Health Management

COVID-19: What Can Healthcare Learn?

2020 09 Mar

Summary: A new decade is normally a time for optimism and fresh starts but what 2020 ushered in was a new coronavirus. Named by WHO as COVID-19, the virus causes severe acute respiratory problems. It is thought to have emerged at a live animal market in the Chinese city of Wuhan at the end of 2019 with an initial trickle of reports... Read more

Executive Health Management

2020 06 Mar

President of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, Dr Mary Dale Peterson, explains how healthcare sector is dealing with the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak and what challenges and priorities there are. What effect has COVID-19 had on your work? As President of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, I have been... Read more