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Health Management

Providing Specialist Emergency Care: A New Hospital

2014 08 Mar

Interviewee Dr. Birju Rana Executive Director Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust North Shields Tyne and Wear, UK   Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is building a 29,000m 2 specialist emergency care hospital, which will open in 2015. The new hospital will... Read more

Health Management

The Role of Teleradiology in Emergency Radiology Provision

2014 08 Mar

Author Arjun Kalyanpur Chief Radiologist and Chief Executive Officer Teleradiology Solutions Bangalore, India [email protected]   Key Points Teleradiology has had a major impact in decreasing report turnaround time, and in improving service levels in the emergency setting.... Read more

Health Management

The Role of Interventional Radiology in Trauma Management

2014 08 Mar

Author Ciara Madden Head of Media and Publications CIRSE – The Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe   Trauma represents a major burden to hospitals and healthcare systems, affecting 135 million people worldwide every year, with 5.8 million of these dying as a result (World Health Organization 2008).... Read more

Health Management

Critical Care in the Emergency Department

2014 08 Mar

Interviewee Dr. Emanuel Rivers Vice Chairman and Director of Research Department of Emergency Medicine, Senior Staff Attending, Departments of Emergency Medicine and Surgery (Surgical Critical Care) Henry Ford Hospital Detroit, Michigan, Clinical Professor of Emergency, Medicine and Surgery, Wayne State University,... Read more

Executive Health Management

Traumatic Brain Injury Associated with Premature Death

2014 17 Jan

Findings from a psychiatric study conducted by Seena Fazel, M.D., of the University of Oxford, United Kingdom, and her team of colleagues, show that patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI) have a higher risk of premature death, particularly from suicides, injuries and assaults. According to the study background, TBI is a substantial cause of disability.... Read more

IT Management

Electronic Trauma Health Record App Premieres at Trauma Center

2014 03 Jan

Established as standard practice across North America’s healthcare centers and hospitals, the Electronic Health Record (EHR) is not commonly used in countries with fewer resources, where patient data is still collected on paper, if it is even collected at all. A study published in the January issue of the Journal of the American College of Surgeons... Read more

IMAGING Management

Serial Neuroimaging studies Can Identify Timing of Abusive Head Trauma in Infants

2013 08 Jul

Researchers at Penn State College of Medicine and Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center (Hershey, Pennsylvania) have categorised the appearance and evolution of abnormalities on neuroimages that represent abusive head trauma (AHT) in infants. The researchers' descriptions of these abnormalities are important for narrowing down the timing of AHT,... Read more

ICU Management

CytoSorbents Announces Trauma Advisory Board

2013 08 Apr

CytoSorbents Corporation, a critical care focused company using blood purification to treat life-threatening illnesses, today announced the establishment of its Trauma Advisory Board consisting of international leaders in the fields of trauma, trauma research, and critical care. Most are investigators on the Inflammation and the Host Response... Read more