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Father of MRI and Nobel Laureate Richard Ernst Dies at 87

2021 14 Jun

Richard R. Ernst, a chemist who won a Nobel Prize for devising precise techniques to analyse the chemical properties of atoms, helping create the foundation of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), which has had far-reaching applications in science and medicine, died June 4 at the age of 87 in his hometown in Switzerland. Born in 1933 in Winterthur,... Read more

Volume 20 - Issue 1, 2020

2020 19 May

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Intensive Care in the Coronavirus Era: Keep in Mind Your Collective Intelligence

2020 19 May

Above and beyond the logistical and organisational aspects, shaken by the COVID-19 pandemic, here is an overview of our experience as an intensive care team in Switzerland. W e will not parade the efficient measures implemented in our institution in preparation for welcoming COVID-19 patients; rather, we will discuss the impact of... Read more

Swiss Hospitals Successfully Trial Blockchain Medical Device Tracking

2020 16 Jan

Swiss hospitals have announced successful processing on a trial of medical device orders via the Blockchain.   The Cantonal Hospital Winterthur, the Cantonal Hospital Baden, the University Children's Hospital Zurich and the Spitalregion Fürstenland Toggenburg along with two medical device suppliers Anandic System Medical and ITRIS Medical undertook... Read more

Nursing Education - Nursing is caring 2020

2020 14 Sep

POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19 HEALTH CONCERNS NEW DATES: 14 - 16 SEPTEMBER, 2020 Find Frontiers Meetings on Social Media  Read more

ICU Volume 15 - Issue 4 - 2015

2015 31 Dec

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Emergency Medicine in Switzerland

2015 31 Dec

Switzerland is a country of 8.2 million inhabitants, who mostly live outside one of the six major cities: Zurich (384,786 inhabitants), Geneva (191,557), Basel (174,491), Lausanne (132,626), Berne (128,848) and Winterthur (105,676) (Bundesamt für Statistik 2015). Switzerland is composed of 26 cantons that enjoy a great deal of independence from the federation.... Read more