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ICU Management

Volume 18 - Issue 1, 2018

2018 16 Mar

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ICU Management

Immune dysfunction in sepsis

2018 16 Mar

An overview of the recent advances in the diagnosis and treatment of immune system dysfunction in sepsis.Sepsis is defined as life-threatening organ dysfunction caused by a dysregulated host response to infection (Singer et al. 2016). Sepsis-induced immune system dysfunction is an important sequelae of sepsis. The persistence of immune system dysfunction... Read more

Health Management

Improving Patient Outcomes

2016 25 Aug

HOW TO DEFINE, MEASURE, AND INCREASE POSITIVE AND REIMBURSABLE PATIENT CARE OUTCOMES Due to increasing cost pressure, established remuneration models for healthcare services are changing all around the world. As part of the move toward value-based care, patient outcomes are entering the spotlight. Thus, hospital managers face the challenge of improving... Read more

ICU Management

Patients with Seizures - How to Diagnose and Treat

2016 04 Apr

When ICU patients experience prolonged seizures, immediate action is required to prevent long-term neurological damage. An article in the April issue of Critical Care Nurse provides diagnosis and treatment guidance for nurses and other clinicians whose patients experience continuous or recurrent seizures, convulsive or non-convulsive. The article provides... Read more

Cardiology Management

The BENEFIT Trial: Accelerating Diagnosis, Treatment and Research

2016 06 Mar

According to an article published in PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases by the Global Chagas Disease Coalition, without a more efficient treatment, more than 200,000 people living with Chagas disease will die from heart disease in the next five years.The conclusion is based on the findings from the international, multicenter, double-blind and placebo-controlled... Read more

Cardiology Management

Heart Disease: Why Gender Difference Matters

2015 27 Oct

Despite the fact that heart attacks kill more women, research on breast cancer is generally conducted more than on heart disease. The general perception is that breast cancer is the disease that kills most women but while that may be true for younger women, heart disease is the major killer for women overall. Statistics Norway figures show that 645... Read more

Cardiology Management

Time of Essence in Acute Heart Failure

2015 22 May

In joint recommendations published in the European Heart Journal, urgent diagnosis and treatment in acute heart failure is critical. The paper is the result of collaboration between the Heart Failure Association (HFA) of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC), the European Society for Emergency Medicine and the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine... Read more

IMAGING Management

#ECR15: Toshiba Satellite Lunch Symposium: Better Outcomes from Detection to Treatment

2015 25 Feb

Toshiba Medical Systems invites you to the educational event "Better Outcomes from Detection to Treatment" we offer at ECR to learn more about how we are bringing innovation to life. In addition to two lunch symposia on Thursday and Friday, our comprehensive hands-on workshop program throughout the day from Wednesday to Saturday provides the opportunity to... Read more

Cardiology Management

Patient's Attitude to CHF Impacts Quality Of Life

2015 12 Jan

It's a self-fulfilling prophecy: failing to accept illness is associated with poorer quality of life in patients with chronic heart failure. According to a research study in the European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, patients with lower illness acceptance also suffered low energy levels, limited mobility, negative and draining emotional feelings,... Read more

Lab Management

Automated AMH Given CE Mark Approval

2014 16 Sep

Beckman Coulter Diagnostics’ automated Anti-Müllerian Hormone test available to improve fertility assessment and treatment. Company brings innovation to women’s health with new assay to measure and predict ovarian response and reserve.Beckman Coulter Diagnostics has obtained CE Mark on its new automated Access anti-Müllerian hormone (AMH) assay. The... Read more