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Rigorous hand hygiene-intervention practices can lower mortality, antibiotic prescription rates in nursing homes

Added: 17.02.2018 12:29 | 0 views | 0 comments

Infection prevention practices centered on hand hygiene (HH) protocols can save lives across all healthcare facilities, not just hospital settings. This includes nursing homes, according to a new study.

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Massachusetts man accused of crashing stolen truck into Planned Parenthood clinic, injuring 3

Added: 16.02.2018 22:41 | 0 views | 0 comments

The three injured people were two patients and a staff member, who were treated at a hospital for minor injuries.


Dr. Gutiérrez Hospital / Mario Corea Arquitectura + Unidad de proyectos Especiales del Gobierno de Santa Fe

Added: 16.02.2018 21:48 | 0 views | 0 comments

The new building for the Dr Gutiérrez Hospital of , Argentina is a highly complex regional hospital that is innovative in terms of its architectural design and advanced technology as well the healthcare services it provides.


New hope for patients with severe lung disease

Added: 16.02.2018 21:32 | 0 views | 0 comments

Patients suffering from severe lung disease could see their lives transformed thanks to a 'game-changing' clinical trial. The HOT-HMV trial (Home Oxygen Therapy-Home Mechanical Ventilation), which involved giving selected patients a breathing machine to be used in their home in addition to oxygen therapy, was found to reduce readmissions to hospital following an acute infection.

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ICU care for COPD, heart failure and heart attack may not be better

Added: 16.02.2018 21:32 | 0 views | 0 comments

Does a stay in the intensive care unit give patients a better chance of surviving a chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or heart failure flare-up or even a heart attack, compared with care in another type of hospital unit? Unless a patient is clearly critically ill, the answer may be no, according to researchers who analyzed more than 1.5 million Medicare records.


Kansas public schools face brewing backlash in budget debate

Added: 16.02.2018 13:56 | 0 views | 0 comments

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas legislators see plenty of needs for spending across state government and are starting to complain that a court mandate puts schools first in line. Prison staffing, state mental hospitals and highway projects are among the items lawmakers would like to fund. But an October state Supreme Court ruling that the [...]


Hospitals are turning to hurricane-hit Puerto Rico to recruit nurses

Added: 16.02.2018 13:43 | 1 views | 0 comments

Hurricane Maria was the final straw for Gina Aponte Torres.


Omar Epps Sued for Assault and Battery by 'Shooter' Actress for Action Scene Gone Awry

Added: 15.02.2018 22:24 | 0 views | 0 comments

Omar Epps improvised an action scene with a much older actress, and ended up sending her to the hospital ... according to a new suit filed by the actress. Donzaleigh Abernathy claims she was filming a scene with Epps in May 2016 for the USA show...

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Florida hospitals learned lessons from recent mass shootings

Added: 15.02.2018 21:23 | 0 views | 0 comments

Doctors and staff at the two Broward Health System hospitals were prepared for the carnage in part because of other recent mass shootings, officials said


Climber killed on Oregon mount: official

Added: 15.02.2018 20:24 | 0 views | 0 comments

A climber was killed on Mount Hood in the Pacific Northwestern state of Oregon, US authorities said Tuesday, as dozens scrambled to rescue at least another eight who were either injured or trapped. A climber who plunged some 700-1,000 feet (210-300 meters) was declared dead on arrival at a local hospital, according to the Clackamas County Sheriff Office.

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