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ICU Management

Volume 16 - Issue 3, 2016

2016 27 Sep

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Critical Care in Brazil

2016 27 Sep

Brazil is the largest country in South America, and ranks fifth in the  ‏list of the most populous countries, with a population of approximately ‏209 million people (84% urban). It is a large country with ‏many challenges that affect the healthcare sector, such as economic ‏inequalities, and the demographic transition with an ageing population ‏(>10%... Read more

Executive Health Management

Early Detection System for Catheter Infections

2016 28 Apr

A research team led by the University of Bath has developed an early warning system for urinary catheter infections, a problem which can cause severe risk to patients’ health and costs the NHS an estimated £120 million per year.  Urinary catheters are used in people who have difficulty passing urine naturally and are often used during or after surgery,... Read more

ICU Management

Centre for Research in Intensive Care

2016 11 Mar

The Centre for Research in Intensive Care (CRIC) was established in 2015 to provide support and services for research into intensive care, intervention and treatment ( CRIC was established to maintain and improve the infrastructure obtained through the large trials conducted in Denmark, the Scandinavian Starch for Severe Sepsis/Septic Shock... Read more

ICU Management


2016 11 Mar

The significance of research or researchers is frequently discussed and debated, so also in the medical research field. Why do we publish? This straightforward question is often difficult to answer, at least in a simple way. As a starter we can list some reasons: We wish to make a difference for the outcome of our patients; We have an obligation to... Read more

Health Management

Stockholm Science City Foundation: Hagastaden

2016 27 Feb

Stockholm is cranking up the volume when it comes to life science opportunities. For healthcare, for the life science industry and for researchers. But most importantly – for you and me as future or current care recipients. The city is currently in the process of transforming a former railway depot into a flourishing life science arena. The area is strategically... Read more

IT Management

EHRs Detect Undiagnosed Type 2 Diabetes

2016 19 Feb

A group of UCLA researchers that mined thousands of electronic health records (EHRs) with the aim of finding a cheaper and more accurate way of identifying people with Type 2 diabetes discovered more than they expected. As well as developing a screening algorithm that could increase the number of correct Type 2 diabetes diagnoses of the disease by... Read more

Executive Health Management

Public Not Aware of Dangers of Overdiagnosis

2015 25 May

According to new research published in the journal PLOS ONE, only one in ten Australians report being told about the risk of overdiagnosis by their doctors. Overdiagnosis is an increasingly recognised problem. Often, healthy people are screened for diseases such as prostate or breast cancer and are victims of unnecessary labelling and treatment. The... Read more

ICU Management

ISICEM15: Setting Research Priorities with Community Involvement

2015 20 Mar

Setting priorities for healthcare research involves a number of stakeholders, including patients and the public. Involving intensive care patients and families can be hard, but it can be done, and this was the theme of a talk by Stephen Brett (London, UK), speaking at the Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine Symposium in Brussels this week.  In the... Read more

IMAGING Management

Brain Centre Upgrades MR System to Benefit Research

2014 14 Nov

Aston Brain Centre improves spine image quality and consolidates musculoskeletal leadership with enhanced MR system Aston Brain Centre at Aston University in Birmingham has upgraded its MAGNETOM® Trio MR system from Siemens Healthcare to the advanced capabilities of the MAGNETOM Trio Tim 3T in order to offer improved image quality for the benefit of... Read more

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