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Executive Health Management

Preventing Infections during Healthcare Laundry Process

2015 22 Jun

According to a review published online in Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology, the journal of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA), proper laundering and handling are critical for achieving and maintaining hygienically clean quality of healthcare fabrics and textiles delivered to the point of care.Lynne Sehulster, PhD, an... Read more

Executive Health Management

WHO 'Taken Aback' By Measles Resurgence in Europe

2015 25 Feb

The World Health Organization (WHO) has been “taken aback” by the outbreak of measles across Europe, as news came on Wednesday about the measles-related death of an 18-month old child in Berlin. From January 2014 to February 2015, the number of measles cases has spiked into the thousands in five European countries. More than 500 cases have been reported... Read more

ICU Management

Ebola Lessons for Critical Care

2015 05 Jan

According to the editors of the American Journal of Critical Care (AJCC), the recent Ebola outbreak in West Africa offers insight as to how healthcare professionals could respond more effectively to current and future healthcare challenges.   Cindy Munro, RN, PhD, ANP and Richard H. Savel, MD, the two Editors-in-Chief at AJCC review and reflect on... Read more


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