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Volume 21 - Issue 1, 2021

2021 24 Feb

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Prioritisation: A Physicians’ Problem? An Opinion

2021 22 Feb

In light of harsh criticism regarding physicians’ prioritising scarce resources during the COVID-19 pandemic, the question arises: is prioritising truly a physicians’ problem? The COVID-19 pandemic has led to pronounced discrepancies between the need for medical care and the ability of many health care systems to provide it. Subsequently,... Read more

How the Pandemic Changed Telemedicine

2021 22 Feb

An overview of the large-scale transition to telemedicine at Mayo Clinic during the COVID-19 pandemic and how it happened in a matter of days and represented one of the most rapid transformations of healthcare in history. Impact of the Pandemic on Society The 2019 Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) pandemic has affected nearly all aspects... Read more

Important Questions Answered

2021 22 Feb

During the question/answer session, Prof Vito Marco Ranieri discussed some important questions with Prof Salvatore Maurizio Maggiore and Prof Boris Jung regarding sedation regimen, respiratory muscle paralysis, sedation in COVID-19 patients specifically and how it is different from other regular ICU patients. Ranieri: What is your opinion... Read more

A French Hospital’s Journey Through the Pandemic

2021 22 Feb

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Foch Hospital in Suresnes, France adapted its medical strategy to manage high patient flow, limited resources and staff shortages to ensure efficient patient care. Here is an overview of how the hospital rose up to the challenge. H ow should we treat patients infected with a virus we know hardly anything... Read more

Agenda

2021 22 Feb

MARCH 2  ISICEM e-Day - ARDS Virtual meeting https://iii.hm/17cz 19-20  2020 World Critical Care and Anesthesiology Conference Virtual meeting https://iii.hm/17d0 APRIL 8-10   17th Emirates Critical Care Conference 16th World Federation of Critical Care Nurses (WFCCN)... Read more

Charitable Institutions During the COVID-19 Pandemic: The Pisa Experience

2021 15 Feb

During the COVID-19 pandemic, several charitable institutions in Pisa, Italy helped local health authorities cope with the crisis. One of these charitable initiatives led to the purchase of a high-end ultrasound system. This paper describes how this project was envisioned and implemented and what lessons were learned from this initiative. Key... Read more

The Devastating Impact of Donald Trump on Healthcare in the U.S.

2021 14 Feb

In a new report, the Lancet Commission reveals that Donald Trump's presidency had devastating effects on every aspect of health in the U.S. This is the first comprehensive review that assesses the damage inflicted by former President Trump. As per the findings of this report, his policy failures resulted in 461,000 unnecessary deaths in the U.S.... Read more

Role of Antigen Tests in the COVID-19 pandemic

2021 17 Feb

Speakers: Dr. Karen Roush, MD, MBA Dr. Lily Li, MD, PhD, MBA Find Ortho Clinical Diagnostics - EMEA on Social Media   Read more

Executive Health Management

2021 01 Feb

Digital technologies are impacting our way of living on a daily basis allowing customers to shop online, make travelling arrangements, use banking services, educational platforms, without physical presence. Healthcare was adopting innovative technologies aiming to increase accuracy of medical outcomes but embracing digital tools for online services... Read more