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Image: An ICU phyisican exibiting BOS (Photo courtesy of Shutterstock).

Burnout Common Among Intensive Care Staff

A new report reveals that almost half of intensive care unit (ICU) physicians, and up to a third of nurses, report symptoms of severe burnout syndrome (BOS) associated with their work. More...
27 Jul 2016
Image: A weekly pill organizer (Photo courtesy of Carex).

Pill Organizers Could Adversely Affect Elderly Patients

A new study concludes that counter-intuitively, using a medication organization device (MOD) could cause patients to experience adverse effects from their medication. More...
21 Jul 2016
Fluke Biomedical
Image: The Trinity Bed Protection System mattress cover (Photo courtesy of Trinity Guardion).

Defensive Barrier Halves Hospital-Acquired Infections

An innovative bed protection system insulates the mattress and bed deck from bacteria that cause hospital-acquired infections.  More...
01 Mar 2016
Image: Concept design of the pressure-sensing socks (Photo courtesy of HUJI).

Intelligent Socks Help Reduce Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Innovative pressure-sensing socks linked to a smart phone application help warn diabetics of impending wounds.  More...
15 Feb 2016
Image: The Ostom-i bag fill sensor (Photo courtesy of 11 Health).

Waste Fill Sensor Monitors Ostomy Bags

A novel sensor and app for remote monitoring of ostomy pouches helps patients and caregivers remain aware when the external pouch is filling up with bodily waste.  More...
10 Nov 2015
Armstrong Medical Industries
Image: The Medovex Streamline IV Suspension System (Photo courtesy of  Medovex).

IV Suspension System Simplifies Intra-Hospital Transport

A novel solution helps manage cumbersome intravenous poles, infusion pumps, or other equipment at the bedside and during intra-hospital transports.  More...
25 Oct 2015
Image: The NIFTY cup (Photo courtesy of PATH).

NIFTY Cup Aids Infants Who Cannot Breastfeed

A novel cup has been designed to facilitate feeding and prevent starvation in infants in developing countries who are unable to breastfeed.   More...
29 Sep 2015


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