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Identifying and curbing surgical risk

By : Admin on : 17-10-2014

Surgery patients who are placed in contact isolation after their operations are at a particularly high risk for developing life-threatening blood clots, but ensuring they move around has helped curb the occurrence of venous thromboembolism (VTE) in one hospital. This case study on how one surgical team prevented VTEs in their patients placed in iso

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Heart attack survival rates 'influenced by time of arrival at hospital'

By : Admin on : 17-10-2014

More than a quarter of a million people each year experience a severe heart attack - caused by a complete blockage of the blood flow to the heart - called an ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI). It is critical to restore blood flow to the heart as quickly as possible - by opening the blocked vessel using surgery or intravenous medicatio

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The survey nhs-care-crisis-smarter-use-people-management-data-could-provide-early-warning-system was

By : Admin on : 17-10-2014

The research, based on a survey of 1,021 healthcare workers found a quarter of medical doctors, physicians and surgeons(27%) and a third of nurses (33%) surveyed say they have been put under excessive pressure or bullied to behave in ways that are counter to patient care.

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Doctor Roy’s Discovery - A Microbiologist Found the Origin of Diabetic Foot Ulcers.

By : Admin on : 17-10-2014

Doctor Sudip Roy, consultant microbiologist and chairperson of the Infection Control Committee, New Delhi, India was surprised that the treatment success of diabetic foot ulcers in the West and in India varied so much despite the same treatment and same antibiotics.

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St. Jude Medical (STJ) Not Keen On Jumping On The Consolidation Bandwagon

By : Admin on : 17-10-2014

(Reuters) - Heart device maker St. Jude Medical Inc STJ.N said it has no plans to jump on the consolidation bandwagon that has swept the Hospital sector in recent months and is not seeking the type of "inversion" deal increasingly popular among U.S. companies seeking to lower taxes by re-basing abroad. In the most recent such deal in the medical do

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Zimmer (ZMH) Recalls 40,000 NexGen Knee Models

By : Admin on : 17-10-2014

Zimmer Manufacturing initiated another sweeping recall on one of its artificial knee implants, the NexGen MIS Tibial Component, this time because one of the pieces could loosen or fail because of shoddy manufacturing. Zimmer said the threads on the NexGen Complete Knee Solution Tibial Component might be �out of specification� in more than 40,00

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