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ICU Management

Volume 16 - Issue 3, 2016

2016 27 Sep

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ICU Management

Women in Leadership in Intensive Care Medicine

2016 27 Sep

There is a significant gender imbalance in positions of leadership in intensive care medicine. This complex problem requires action to ensure high quality and sustainable leadership for our specialty in the future.   Despite an increasing proportion of ‏women in the medical specialty ‏workforce, there are few female doctors ‏in positions of leadership... Read more

IT Management

HIT Gender Pay Gap Widens

2016 10 Aug

The gap between men and women’s salaries in healthcare IT has widened in the last ten years according to HIMSS’ data. According to its biennial compensation survey, HIMSS found that women earned 78 percent of the average male IT worker’s pay in 2015. In 2006 the HIMSS Longitudinal Gender Compensation Assessment found that the average woman’s salary... Read more

Cardiology Management

ESC: CVD Kills 51% of Women, Breast Cancer Kills 3%

2015 06 Mar

CVD is the top cause of death in women in EuropeCardiovascular disease (CVD) kills 51% of women in Europe and breast cancer kills 3%, bucking the misperception that CVD is a man’s disease. CVD is the top killer in women and is largely preventable. The call for women to reduce their risk comes from the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) on International... Read more

IMAGING Management

Concussions: Men Have Longer Recovery Time

2014 06 May

A recent study of concussion patients using diffusion tensor imaging (DTI), entitled “Sex Differences in White Matter Abnormalities after Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: Localization and Correlation with Outcome”, found that females recovered faster after concussion than males did.The findings are published online in the journal Radiology and show that... Read more

Cardiology Management

Study: Gender Inequalities in Heart Attack, Angina Care Delivery

2014 18 Mar

According to a new study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal), among younger adults experiencing heart attacks and angina, findings show men receive faster care compared with women of the same age. It Other gender-related factors affecting access to care for both men and women were also uncovered.With the aim of understanding the... Read more

ICU Management

Study Finds Women Less at Risk than Men for Bloodstream or Surgical Site Infections

2013 07 Jun

A new study from Columbia University School of Nursing supports a growing body of evidence that women are less likely to contract bloodstream or surgical site infections than their male counterparts. Researchers investigated the incidence of infection in thousands of hospitalized patients and found the odds for women succumbing to a bloodstream... Read more


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