Search Tag: carbon footprint

ICU Management


2023 26 May

Reducing the carbon footprint in healthcare is a requirement for guaranteeing the best future for humanity. Here we suggest that the carbon footprint be assessed as a potential endpoint for future trials in critical care.   Environmental Impact in Critical Care The climate crisis is a threat to global health. The temperature of the atmosphere...Read more

ICU Management


2022 04 Jun

Dr Nicolaas Hendrik Sperna Weiland, anaesthesiologist, Amsterdam University Medical Center, The Netherlands, and founder of the centre's Sustainable Healthcare Team discussed the environmental impact of inhaled anaesthetic agents and the need to massively reduce their use at this year's Euroanaesthesia Congress.  Volatile anaesthetics are potent...Read more

Executive Health Management


2021 20 Nov

Plans for universal health coverage must first address the substantial carbon emissions produced by the healthcare systems of low- and middle-income countries, urged researchers from Switzerland, India, Belgium and Brazil in a recent analysis published in The BMJ .   The estimated total amount of greenhouse gases released into the environment...Read more

Executive Health Management


2020 21 Feb

Health Care Without Harm Europe is seeking a public hospital in the Mediterranean region to join their latest climate-smart healthcare project, Low-carbon healthcare in the Mediterranean region . The project will help to develop the Mediterranean as a best-practice region for low-carbon healthcare in Europe supported by...Read more