Search Tag: decontamination

Executive Health Management

Dealing with N95 Mask Shortages

2020 03 Apr

Several projects are addressing the problem of N95 mask shortages in hospitals due to the unfolding COVID-19 crisis. Two initiatives look into the options to safely reuse the masks and one connects hospitals with personal protective equipment (PPE) suppliers.   You may also like : Medical Equipment Deficit and Provision During... Read more

ICU Management

Topical Antibiotics: 'No Impact' on ICU Patient Outcomes

2014 01 Oct

Prophylactic antibiotics applied areas in the mouth, throat and digestive tract were associated with low levels of antibiotic-resistant bacteria and no differences in patient survival and intensive care unit (ICU) length of stay, according to researchers from the University Medical Centre Utrecht in the Netherlands. Data show that some antibiotic regimens,... Read more