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Patterns of pre-hospital events and management of motorcycle-related injuries in a tropical setting - Aduayi OS, Aduayi VA, Komolafe EO.
This study sought to highlight associated factors and evaluate outcomes of motorcycle-related injuries (MCRI) among adults managed in a university teaching hospital in south-western Nigeria. The study was a cross-sectional descriptive study of 150 adult pa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 11, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Kapiolani Medical Center to receive more than $500K for resident training
The U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration will award Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children $514,532 to fund resident training. The funding is being awarded under the HRSA’s Children’s Hospitals Graduate Medical Education Payment Program, which helps children's hospitals maintain their graduate medical education programs that train resident physicians and dentists. “As a teaching hospital, Kapiolani is a valuable pl ace for new doctors to learn how to provide quality care,”… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 9, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Anna Hrushka Source Type: news

Kapiolani Medical Center to receive more than $500K for resident training
The U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration will award Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children $514,532 to fund resident training. The funding is being awarded under the HRSA’s Children’s Hospitals Graduate Medical Education Payment Program, which helps children's hospitals maintain their graduate medical education programs that train resident physicians and dentists. “As a teaching hospital, Kapiolani is a valuable pl ace for new doctors to learn how to provide quality care,”… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - December 8, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Anna Hrushka Source Type: news

Trust spent £60,000 to find chief executive who left after four months
A teaching hospital trust spent £60,000 with a recruitment firm to recruit a chief executive who left after four months. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - December 7, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Nigeria:NYSC Member Quarantined for Monkey Pox in Benue
[Guardian] Makurdi -A National Youth Service Corps member serving in Benue State (names withheld), suspected to be infected with Monkey pox, has been quarantined at Benue State University Teaching Hospital (BSUTH), Makurdi. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 6, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cash-strapped trust withdraws community outpatient services
A cash-strapped teaching hospital trust has announced it will stop providing outpatient services at a community hospital because they are not financially viable. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - December 4, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

University of Maryland Medical System breaks ground on new Largo hospital
The University of Maryland Medical System broke ground Thursday on a  $543 million teaching hospital at Largo Town Center. The ceremonial first shovel signified a major step in the lengthy effort to replace the long-struggling Prince George's Hospital Center in Cheverly. County officials say the new 205-bed hospital — named University of Maryland Capital Region M edical Center — will transform health care for residents and revitalize nearby businesses. County Executive Rushern Baker told the… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 30, 2017 Category: American Health Authors: Drew Hansen Source Type: news

Prince George's breaks ground on new Largo hospital
The University of Maryland Medical System broke ground Thursday on a  $543 million state-of-the-art teaching hospital at Largo Town Center. The ceremonial first shovel signified a major step in the lengthy effort to replace the long-struggling Prince George's Hospital Center in Cheverly. County officials say the new 205-bed hospital — named University of Maryland Capital Region Medical Center — will transform health care for residents and revitalize nearby businesses. County Executive Rushern… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 30, 2017 Category: American Health Authors: Drew Hansen Source Type: news

Iraq: Rebuilding a Hospital from the Ruins of the Battle for Mosul
Voice from the FieldIraq: Rebuilding a Hospital from the Ruins of the Battle for MosulNovember 28, 2017Months after Mosul was retaken from the Islamic State group, the Iraqi city ’s health system remains decimated. Most of Mosul’s hospitals and clinics were damaged in the fighting and there is a severe lack of essential medical equipment, supplies, and staff. From July to October, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) teams supported 2,532 admissions i n the emergency room, 746 admissions in the inpatient department, and treated 159 malnourished children through inpatient and ambu...
Source: MSF News - November 28, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Elias Primoff Source Type: news

Rwanda:Belgian Doctors to Train Local Counterparts in Surgery
[New Times] At least seven specialist doctors from Belgium arrived in Rwanda yesterday for a weeklong teaching mission in minimally invasive surgery at the University Teaching Hospital of Kigali (CHUK). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 27, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria:Medical Personnel in UCTH Warned Against Private Practice
[This Day] Calabar -Chief Medical Director of the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH), Professor Thomas Agan, has warned medical personnel employed by the hospital to desist from engaging in private medical practice outside. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 23, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria:Lasuth Seeks Partnership to Make IVF Affordable to Indigent Nigerians
[Guardian] Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) has solicited for partnership to achieve affordable Assisted Reproductive Technology, ART, popularly known as In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) for indigent infertile couples. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 20, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Hospital trust ’s nurses celebrate achieving pressure ulcer milestone
A department at Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust that cares for older and vulnerable patients is celebrating an entire year without a severe hospital-acquired pressure ulcer. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - November 17, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Newcastle Hospitals appoints NHS England non-exec as chairman
One of the country’s largest teaching hospitals has appointed an NHS England non-executive director and clinical genetics professor as its new chairman. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - November 16, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Newcastle Hospitals appoints NHS England non-exec as chair
One of the country’s largest teaching hospitals has appointed an NHS England non-executive director and clinical genetics professor as its new chair. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - November 16, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

More Laboratory Tests Performed at Major Teaching Hospitals
More tests per day for bacterial pneumonia, cellulitis at major teaching versus nonteaching hospitals (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - November 14, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Infections, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nursing, Pathology, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Woman drinks three cups of liquorice tea every day
Doctors at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust said the woman was consuming 'at least nine times above the safe limit' of glycyrrhizin - a compound found in liquorice. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nigeria:Uniabuja Hospital Staff Protest Over Unpaid Salaries
[Daily Trust] Activities at the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital (UATH), Gwagwalada, were disrupted yesterday as contract staff protested over the nonpayment of six months salaries. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 7, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria:Fear Grips Edo Residents Over Alleged Monkeypox
[Daily Trust] Beinin -A reported case of suspected monkeypox patient at the University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH) has created fear among residents of Edo State. This was the case even after the UBTH dismissed the report, lamenting that some journalists went to town with the story without verifying it. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 3, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria:LUTH Gets New Centre to Tackle Child Mortality
[Guardian] The management of Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) has taken delivery of a new children healthcare centre to effectively combat the menace of infant mortality. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 2, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Finance director leaves teaching hospital trust
The finance director of a Shelford Group trust has resigned, HSJ has learned. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - November 2, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Nigeria:Monkey Pox Surfaces in Edo
[This Day] Benin City -A patient suspected to have been infected with the Monkey Pox virus has been discovered by authorities of the University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH), Edo State on Tuesday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 1, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria:Suspected Case of Monkey Pox in UBTH
[Guardian] Benin City -The University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH) yesterday confirmed there is a case in the hospital suspected to be monkey pox. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 1, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ketamine Infusions: They Didn ’t Help Me But They Could Help You
Ketamine infusions are one of the latest treatments available for treatment resistant depression. There are many hospitals and research centers offering free or fee for service treatments in order to gather data to support FDA approval as well as insurance approval. My personal experience involves having ketamine infusions at one of the best psychiatric and research-based hospitals in the country. They are collecting every bit of data involving what happens to the patient prior to each treatment, during the infusion as well as post-treatment. I always felt in good hands and felt grateful to be receiving the treatment at a...
Source: Psych Central - October 31, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Risa Sugarman Tags: Depression Medications Psychiatry Treatment Depressive Episode experimental treatment ketamine Major Depressive Disorder Mood Disorder Treatment Resistant Depression Source Type: news

Former health minister to chair major teaching trust
A former health minister is to chair a major London teaching hospital trust. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - October 27, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Nigeria:Minister - Amity Awards Will Rebuild Confidence in Our Health System
[This Day] The Minister of States for Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire has said that Amity Awards, which recently honoured late Dr. Ameyo Stella Adadevoh, outstanding personalities, units and departments at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), will help the country tackle medical tourism. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 26, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria:Multi-Billion Naira Equipment Abandoned At 14 Health Institutions
[Guardian] Calabar -The House of Representatives' Committee on Health has uncovered abandoned medical equipment worth billions of naira at the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH) and at 13 other federal health institutions in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 23, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Major teaching trust orders second 'hidden waiters' review
A large teaching hospital has ordered its second review of waiting lists in a year after another cohort of patients were found to be missing from records. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - October 20, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Struggling teaching hospital buddied with best performing A&E
University Hospitals of Leicester Trust has been buddied with Luton and Dunstable University Hospital Foundation Trust as it looks to “rapidly redesign” its emergency care service. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - October 19, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

HCA pays $22M for site to build hospital near Nova Southeastern University
HCA Healthcare acquired a Davie property for $22 million, with plans to build a teaching hospital near Nova Southeastern University. HCA Health Services of Florida, an affiliate of the hospital giant (NYSE: HCA), purchased 7.5 acres at 3400 S. University Drive from University Associates Limited, a joint venture between Miami-based Brandon Co. and a for-profit arm of NSU. George Hanbury, the president of NSU, said the sold land includes part of the parking lot and the southern portion of a shopping… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - October 17, 2017 Category: American Health Authors: Brian Bandell Source Type: news

Nigeria:Lasuth to Begin Full Cardiac Surgery - CMD
[Premium Times] As part of efforts to stem overseas medical tourism by Nigerians, the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja, says it will soon begin full cardiac surgery. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 17, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

The patterns of children poisoning cases in community teaching hospital in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia - Alghadeer S, Alrohaimi M, Althiban A, Kalagi NA, Balkhi B, Khan AA.
Introduction Although the majority of poisoning-related cases can be managed in home settings, reduction of hospital visits and admissions are still important challenge. Thousands of interventions are involved and the appropriate management of poisoning i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 16, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Joint chair appointed across acute and mental health trusts
A new chair has been announced for a teaching hospital trust and its local mental health trust. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - October 16, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Simon Needs N10 Million to Treat Kidney Disease
[This Day] 46 year old Simon Ibeh from Delta State is currently battling renal failure in the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 12, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zambia: First Lady Donates to Ndola Teaching Hospital
[Times of Zambia] First Lady Esther Lungu has donated medical equipment and foodstuff worth K94,000 to Ndola Teaching Hospital (NTH). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 10, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Monkey Pox Epidemic Cases Rise to 13
[This Day] At least 13 suspected cases of the new Monkey Pox viral disease were being treated at an isolation ward at the Niger Delta University Teaching Hospital, Okolobiri, THISDAY learnt on Friday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 7, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Teaching hospital loses community contracts
A London teaching hospital trust has lost multimillion community services contracts. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - October 5, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Panic, As Doctor, 10 Others in Bayelsa State Are Diagnosed of Strange Virus
[Guardian] Yenagoa -A new airborne Ebola-like viral disease, referred to as 'Monkey Pox" has hit the Niger Delta University Teaching Hospital (NDUTH), Okolobiri in Yenagoa local council of Bayelsa State. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 5, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Exclusive: Consultant backlash over patient record system 'disaster'
Outcry from dozens of senior consultants has forced one of the country’s largest teaching hospitals to review its £14m digital patient record system amid fears over patient safety. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - October 3, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Ireland's chief information officer joins teaching trust
The chief information officer for the Irish Health Service Executive is to join one of England’s largest teaching hospital trusts. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - September 29, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Striking Health Workers Union Accuses Hospital Official of Slapping Member
[Premium Times] Striking health workers have accused an official of a teaching hospital of slapping one of them. They also called on the federal government for protection against further assault. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 25, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: 90% Deaths in Hospitals Caused By Health Workers' Attitude - Teaching Hospital Chief
[Premium Times] Over 90 per cent of deaths recorded in Nigerian hospitals are due to poor attitude of health workers. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 20, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Trust giving out ‘wallets full of vital pregnancy information’
Pregnant women in South Yorkshire are being given a wallet full of “vital tips and information” by Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, due to work with local charities. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - September 15, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Zambia: Levy Mwanawasa Hospital Under Probe for Negligence
[Zambia Reports] Following the death of Zambia Daily Mail employee, Sithembile Zulu, the government has instituted investigations into circumstances surrounding the entire episode and the general increase of maternal deaths at Levy Mwanawasa University Teaching Hospital in Lusaka. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 13, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Resident Doctors Strike Paralyses Activities At Maiduguri Teaching Hospital
[Premium Times] The nationwide strike by the National Association of Resident Doctors, NARD, has paralysed normal medical activities at the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital, UMTH. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 8, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Oral Sex Is Dangerous, Gynaecologist Warns
[Premium Times] A professor, Adegboyega Fawole of the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, UITH, has warned that Human Papiloma Virus (HPV) has been found in the throat of people engaging in oral sex. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 6, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Resident Doctors' Strike - Abuth Turns Back Patients
[Daily Trust] The nationwide strike embarked upon by resident doctors has paralysed activities at the Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital (ABUTH) in Shika and Tudun-Wada, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 6, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

UMMS takes critical step toward building a new Prince George's hospital
University of Maryland Medical System assumed ownership over Dimensions Healthcare System on Friday, a major milestone in a yearslong battle to secure funding and state approvals to build a new $543 million state-of-the-art teaching hospital in Prince George's County. Dimensions — which oversaw the cash-strapped Prince George's Hospital Center in Cheverly that's set to be replaced by the new hospital — will be renamed University of Maryland Capital Region Health. Dimensions President and CEO… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - September 5, 2017 Category: American Health Authors: Tina Reed Source Type: news

Rwanda: Patients Receive Aid to Celebrate Eid Al-Adha
[New Times] Over 300 vulnerable patients at University Teaching Hospital of Kigali (CHUK) received food and sanitation materials worth Rwf1.5m on Eid al-Adha day. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 4, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news