Search Tag: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Executive Health Management

Design Flaws of COVID-19 Clinical Trials

2020 10 Jun

A review of the registered clinical trials of potential treatments for COVID-19 suggests that in many cases the trial design lacks features key to scientific value, such as the use of control groups and patient and clinician blinding.   You might also like: EMA Fast-Tracking Procedures for COVID-19 Medicines   The... Read more

ICU Management

Patient registries useful in fight vs. antibiotic-resistant bacteria

2019 09 May

Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) are bacteria that are resistant to most antibiotics. It is estimated that at least two million people get infected each year with antibiotic-resistant bacteria, resulting in at least 23,000 deaths. Such bacteria can quickly spread across healthcare facilities as doctors and hospital personnel may not realise... Read more

Executive Health Management

Study: Unmet Surgical Needs High for World’s 60 Million Refugees

2016 30 May

‘Nobody talks about this,’ researcher says New research from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health suggests that the world’s estimated 60 million refugees, displaced from their homes due to conflict, persecution or human rights violations, may need at least 2.78 million surgeries a year, something thought to be very difficult to arrange... Read more