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Sex, Lies and COVID-19

2021 24 Aug

An overview of the impact of gender on the severity of illness, impact and outcomes of COVID-19. T he human coronaviruses (HCoVs) includ e two alpha-CoVs (HCoV-229E and HCoV-NL63) and five beta-coronaviruses (HCoV-OC43, HCoV-HKU1, severe acute respiratory syndrome CoV [SARS-CoV], Middle East respiratory syndrome CoV [MERS-CoV], and most recently ... Read more

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Sex & Gender Impacts in Cardiovascular Disease: A “Typical” Presentation of Cardiovascular Disease?

2019 26 Aug

Summary: Differences in sex and gender may account for gaps in treatment and prevention of cardiovascular disease, but at the same time, it also gives the opportunity for personalised sex and gender-specific medicine.   Typical presentations in medicine are defined in ways that health care professionals can draw on past experiences and education... Read more

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Staff matters infographic

2018 22 Sep

A snapshot view of the challenges facing healthcare human resources. Read more

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European Society of Intensive Care Medicine Diversity Task Force

2018 01 Jun

In March the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM) ( esicm.org ) announced its Diversity Task Force (pictured), which will draft a policy paper and code of conduct related to gender, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, race, culture, socioeconomic status and multi professionalism. ESICM is the first major international medical society... Read more

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Addressing the gender gap in critical care

2018 01 Jun

A “persistent and pervasive” gender gap in academic critical care medicine is highlighted in a recent article in Critical Care Medicine by Geeta Mehta, MD, of the Department of Medicine and Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care Medicine, Sinai Health System, University of Toronto, Canada and colleagues from Canada and the UK (Mehta et al. 2018).... Read more

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Volume 17 - Issue 5, 2017

2017 09 Nov

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2017 04 Aug

Different preferences based on gender, influence the patient’s perspective of good quality in care and treatment. As future healthcare points towards more outpatient treatment and less hospitalisation, and as the majority of quality-studies are related to patients who are hospitalised or have chronic diseases, it seems interesting to explore the patient... Read more

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Does Gender Matter in Resuscitation Teams?

2017 28 May

A simulated study of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) that compared performance by male and female medical students found that the female students performed less efficiently and were less effective resuscitation team leaders. The researchers, from the University of Basel and University Hospital Basel, suggest that gender-specific training may be... Read more

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2017 08 Mar

Intensive care clinicians and researchers from around the world have published recommendations to improve the acknowledged gender inequity in the discipline, making a strong call to action “to better leverage our collective talent to the benefit of our profession and critically ill patients worldwide”. The article is available ahead of print in the... Read more

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Volume 16 - Issue 3, 2016

2016 27 Sep

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