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16 Nov 2016 - 19 Nov 2016
17 Nov 2016 - 19 Nov 2016

Patient Care

Image: New research shows cardiothoracic surgeons are very satisfied in their profession (Photo courtesy of PMG).

Cardiothoracic Surgeons Embrace Profession

Despite the intense demands associated with a career in cardiothoracic surgery, surgeons report a very high level of job satisfaction, according to a new survey. More...
06 Oct 2016

Communication App Helps Patients Voice Their Needs

An innovative tablet-based application offers intubated and ventilated intensive care unit (ICU) patients a way to converse with their medical staff. More...
19 Sep 2016
JD Honigberg International
Image: Nurses implementing ED protocols can speed up patient care (Photo courtesy of Getty Images).

Nurse-Initiated Protocol Improves Timeliness of ED Care

A new study demonstrates how carefully written nurse-initiated protocols can dramatically reduce time spent in the emergency department (ED) for certain targeted patients. More...
08 Sep 2016
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
Armstrong Medical Industries
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

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