Search Tag: leukaemia

ICU Management

Improving diagnostic stewardship by using new microbiological technologies

2018 16 Mar

Describes an episode of sepsis in a leukaemia patient, whose treatment was early guided by using rapid diagnostics technology to identify the cause of infection. A 4-year-old patient under treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukaemia, diagnosed 6 months before, was admitted to the emergency room (ER) at midnight (00h33) due to a fever episode... Read more

Executive Health Management

Cancer Advance of the Year: New Therapies For Chronic Leukaemia

2015 23 Jan

The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) has designated four new leukaemia therapies as its cancer Advance of the Year. The announcement was made this week in ASCO’s 10th Annual Report on Progress Against Cancer, which has been published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology . New Treatments, New Hope for CLL Patients Chronic lymphocytic... Read more

Executive Health Management

New Guidelines For Pathologists

2014 01 Sep

A raft of evidence-based guidelines is set to be presented when the College of American Pathologists (CAP) convenes on 7-10 September 2014. Eight of those new guidelines are scheduled to be launched officially in January 2015, Medscape Medical News reported. Evidence-based guidelines, which play an important role in improving working practices, are... Read more