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ICU Management

Dedicated Resuscitation Unit Improves Transfer Times for Critically Ill Patients

2016 01 Mar

A critical care resuscitation unit (CCRU) at the University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) has significantly improved transfer times for non-trauma critically ill patients, according to a study in press in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons . Speaking to ICU Management & Practice , co-author Lewis Rubinson, MD, PhD, Associate... Read more

Health Management

Mexico: Focus on Seguro Popular

2016 05 Jan

Seguro Popular: Mexico’s Progress in Protecting the Right to Health   Mexicans are embracing human rights more than ever before, and Mexico’s constitution has recognised that healthcare is a universal right for more than thirty years. And yet, as made obvious by conflicts over 'Obamacare' in the United States (Council of Economic Advisers 2015),... Read more