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Cardiology Management

Paediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery Outcomes Now Online

2015 01 Mar

Aiming to improve public awareness and understanding of cardiothoracic surgical outcomes, The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) has released the first publicly accessible national report of surgical outcomes from its Congenital Heart Surgery Database (CHSD). The CHSD is a component of the STS National Database, which is widely considered the gold standard... Read more

ICU Management

Futile Care for Some Delays Care for Others

2014 29 Aug

Recent research shows that providing futile treatment to ICU patients delayed the availability of care services – often for four hours or more – for other patients requiring transfer into the ICU. In some instances, requests for ICU transfers were cancelled after patients had waited a day or longer when the ICU was full.These data came from a three-month... Read more


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