Search Tag: England

ICU Management

Do Not Attempt CPR Decisions - Consistency Needed

2016 02 Aug

Patient preferences for “Do Not Attempt Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (DNACPR)” decisions and how health services deal with them are the subject of a review published by the UK National Institute for Health Research.Prof. Gavin Perkins, professor of critical care medicine, University of Warwick,  and colleagues, set out to identify why conflict and... Read more

ICU Management

New Sepsis Guidelines for England

2016 25 Jul

The National Institute of Health and Care Excellence in England has issued guidelines on sepsis with one key message - health professionals in any setting should treat signs of sepsis as urgently as suspected heart attacks.The guidelines cover recognition and early assessment, diagnostic and prognostic value of blood markers for sepsis, initial treatment,... Read more

IMAGING Management

MIR 2014: Radiology - A Bright Future?

2014 07 Oct

While the radiology workload is increasing, radiologists are expected to just do more, said Prof. Erika Denton (pictured), National Clinical Director for Diagnostics, National Health Service (NHS) England, speaking at the Management in Radiology (MIR) Annual Scientific Meeting in Bologna, 2-3 October 2014. Change is needed, and data about services is... Read more


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