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Patient Care

Image: A new law makes organ donation in France an opt-out, not opt-in, option (Photo courtesy of Getty Images).

France Revamps National Organ Donation Policy

France has passed a new law that presumes consent for organs donation upon death, unless the deceased has registered in official register to opt out. More...
19 Jan 2017
Image: The Myo armband helps diagnose vestibular disorders (Photo courtesy of KTU/LSMU).

Virtual Reality Helps Diagnose Systemic Dizziness Episodes

An innovative portable technology provides a convenient and inexpensive method for diagnosing vestibular system disorders. More...
12 Jan 2017
Armstrong Medical Industries
Image: The overutilization of ICU service can impair rehabilitation (Photo courtesy of Shutterstock).

Hospital ICU Overutilization Impairs Patient Outcomes

Intensive Care Units (ICUs) are being used too often to treat patients who do not require such a level of care, claims a new study. More...
11 Jan 2017
Image: A new study shows nursing care affects patient outcomes (Photo courtesy of Shutterstock).

Nurse Staffing Levels Linked to Patient Outcomes

A new study mined a number of large routinely collected hospital data sets in an attempt to reveal relationships between nurse staffing and patient outcome variables, such as safety factors. More...
05 Jan 2017
Image: The FDA has banned all use of powdered gloves (Photo courtesy of 123rf.com).

FDA Bans Use of Powdered Gloves by Medical Professionals

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration have banned the use of powdered gloves by medical professionals, as they present an unreasonable and substantial risk of illness or injury. More...
05 Jan 2017
JD Honigberg International
Image: Research shows pressure injury prevention practices have significantly reduced their incidence (Photo courtesy of Stryker).

Pressure Injuries Prevalence Has Decreased Dramatically

A 50% reduction in pressure injury prevalence in U.S. hospitals – and other acute care settings over the past decade – is ascribed to improved preventive practices, according to a new study. More...
29 Dec 2016
Image: A new study shows an optimized nutrition program improves patient outcomes (Photo courtesy of Shutterstock).

Hospital Nutrition Program Reduces Patient Readmissions

A new study shows that optimizing nutrition care in the hospital could help reduce 30-day readmission rates by 27% and average hospital stay by almost two days. More...
22 Dec 2016

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