Staff psychological support response to COVID-19, NHS Employers
Case study. At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Trust (LTHTR) recognised that more staff would need to access psychology services. Almost 1000 staff have been able to access psychological support since adopting new pathways as part of their overall health and wellbeing offer. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - October 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nigeria: Medical Association Asks Abia Govt to Pay Backlog of Doctors' Salaries
[Premium Times]"The main challenge facing healthcare delivery in Abia is low morale among the doctors, occasioned by unpaid salaries in Abia State University Teaching Hospital and the Hospitals Management Board." (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 25, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Buhari Commissions Baze University Teaching Hospital
[Daily Trust] President Muhammadu Buhari has charged graduands of Baze University, Abuja to utilize their education and skills as tools to contribute their quota to national development and progress. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 25, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ghana: HTH to Investigate Nurses' Verbal Abuse On Patients
[Ghanaian Times] Ho -- The Ho Teaching Hospital (HTH) has given the assurance that the recent reports of cases of verbal abuse of patients by some nurses at the facility would be investigated to the fullest degree. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 19, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Effects of a 4-year intervention on hand hygiene compliance and incidence of healthcare associated infections: a longitudinal study
This study sought to determine the extent of change in HH compliance after multimodal HH interventions, and to evaluate the relationship between that change and HAI incidence. Methods: We conducted a longitudinal study in a general teaching hospital in China from 2017 to 2020. Trained investigators observed HH practices based on the World Health Organization's 5 moments for HH. We identified the incidence of HAIs using semi-automated constant surveillance software. We used the Cochran –Mantel–Haenszel test to assess the secular trend of HH compliance and HAIs. The Spearman correlation coefficient (rs) was used ...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - October 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nigeria: Buhari's Big Budget for President's New Medical Unit Dwarfs Project Funding for 14 Teaching Hospitals
[Premium Times] If approved by the National Assembly, facilities that care for millions of Nigerians will receive less than the presidential wing of the clinic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 14, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: At Large Boundless Love By Katim S. Touray
[The Point] Many years ago, I went to visit a father of a friend of mine at the then Royal Victoria Hospital (RVH) and now the Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital (EFSTH) in Banjul. My friend's father ("Uncle") was a highly respected elder who had retired from the civil service after an illustrious career. Some of his children held significant positions in the public and private sectors and were, in their own rights, well-respected in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 12, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Black History Month: health workers making history now
In the last two years, thousands of Black UNISON health workers risked their lives to save others, despite the statistical reality that they themselves were at higher risk of dying from COVID-19. In the NHS only 1.3% of staff in the most senior bands are Black and the majority of Black staff in the NHS are in non-medical roles. UNISON heard from Black members on what there is to celebrate, and what needs to change. ‘I can count on one hand over the course of my career how many Black matrons I’ve met’ Yasma Osman is a 62-year old nurse based in Manchester who has over 45 years experience in the NHS: &...
Source: UNISON Health care news - October 5, 2021 Category: UK Health Authors: Janey Starling Tags: Article Black history month race for equality Source Type: news

Truman Medical Centers goes all in on University Health brand
The change plays up the system's role as a teaching hospital for the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - October 1, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Brian Kaberline Source Type: news

Ghana: Gh ¢700,000 Refurbished 20-Bed Capacity Orthopedic Ward Inaugurated at KBTH)
[Ghanaian Times] The Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH) yesterday inaugurated a refurbished 20-bed capacity male orthopedic ward at a cost of GH ¢ 700,000. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 30, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

New plans sketch out timeline for California Northstate hospital in Natomas
New plans filed with the city sketch out more details for a proposed California Northstate University teaching hospital and campus — and suggest the project is a matter of months away from beginning construction. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 26, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Ben van der Meer Source Type: news

New plans sketch out timeline for California Northstate hospital in Natomas
New plans filed with the city sketch out more details for a proposed California Northstate University teaching hospital and campus — and suggest the project is a matter of months away from beginning construction. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - September 25, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Ben van der Meer Source Type: news

Demographic trends of acute poisoning in a rural teaching hospital of Telangana - Beemathati RR, Patharla SSR, Pyreddy SR, Panthagan SN.
The objective of this study was to understandthe patternand demographic profile of poisoning in a tert... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Profile of snakebite victims reported in a public teaching hospital: a cross-sectional study - Souza LA, Silva AD, Chavaglia SRR, Dutra CM, Ferreira LA.
OBJECTIVE: To understand the epidemiological and clinical profile of snakebite victims in a public teaching hospital. METHOD: Exploratory, descriptive, cross-sectional study with a quantitative approach conducted in a public hospital in the Tri âng... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Spectrum of diseases among neurosurgical patients in a tertiary care hospital of Nepal: a descriptive cross-sectional study - Devkota H, Khadka NK, Rokaya PK, Giri PK.
This study aims to determine neurosurgical cases in a tertiary care center teaching hospital situated in a remote area of Nepal. METH... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Nigeria: UCTH Makes History With First Open Heart Surgery in Calabar
[Vanguard] The University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, UCTH on Wednesday made history by successfully carrying out its first open-heart surgery in the hospital. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 17, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

California Northstate plan at Sleep Train site still progressing
Though not much has happened publicly since California Northstate University announced plans in June to establish a teaching hospital and campus at the former Sleep Train Arena site in Natomas, progress on the plan is quietly moving forward. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - September 14, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Ben van der Meer Source Type: news

South Africa: Groote Schuur Hospital Graphic Showing Vaccination Status of Covid-19 Patients Is Authentic
[Africa Check] A graphic labelled "Total number of patients with Covid-19 at Groote Schuur Hospital" has gone viral on Twitter in South Africa. Groote Schuur is a government-funded teaching hospital in Cape Town, in the Western Cape province. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 8, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gambia: City Link Ostend Donates Medical Items Worth Over D800, 000 to Efsth
[The Point] City Link Ostend-Banjul on 2nd September 2021 donated medical items worth over eight hundred thousand dalasis to Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 8, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

South Sudan: South Sudan - Country's First Oxygen Plant Comes On Stream At Juba Hospital to Help Fight Covid-19
[WHO-AFRO] Juba, 1 September 2021 - South Sudan has begun producing oxygen following the successful installation of the country's first oxygen plant at Juba Teaching Hospital, set up with funding from the African Development Fund. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 1, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Activities Grounded At UITH As JOHESU Joins Doctors On Strike
[Daily Trust] Ilorin -- Members of Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU), University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH) on Wednesday embarked on an indefinite strike over nonpayment of promotion and skipping arrears. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 26, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Severe chest injury revisited - an analysis of the Jos University Teaching Hospital Trauma Registry - Peter SD, Ozoilo KN, Isichei MW, Ale F, Njem JM, Ojo E, Misauno MA, Ugwu BT.
BACKGROUND: Chest injury remains a major source of morbidity and mortality in trauma as approximately two-thirds of all severe traumas involve the chest. OBJECTIVE: To determine the changes in the profile management and outcome of severe chest inju... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Infectious Disease Alert Updates
Sepsis Bundle Erodes Gains in Stewardship; Asymptomatic Transmission of COVID-19 in Households; When Is Hand Hygiene Personally Protective? Four different categories of antibiotic use were observed, including broad-spectrum antibiotics for community-acquired infection, broad-spectrum antibiotics for nosocomial infection/multidrug-resistant organisms, the use of anti-methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) agents (such as vancomycin, daptomycin, linezolid, ceftaroline, etc.), as well as antibiotics for surgical prophylaxis. [...]a gap of up to 24 hours may occur before the physician picking up the case the next d...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - August 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Delays in Administration of the Second Antibiotic Dose in Patients With Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock
Conclusions: This single-center study found a 19.3% rate of significant delays in antibiotic second dose administration in patients with severe sepsis and septic shock. This study was not powered to identify differences in outcomes in patients with and without significant second dose delays. Additional large-scale studies are needed to investigate the impact of antibiotic second dose delays on outcomes in patients with sepsis. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - August 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nigeria: 'We Sleep in Our Cars While On Night Duty', Luth Doctors Threaten Fresh Strike
[Daily Trust] The Association of Resident Doctors (ARD) at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) has hinted its plan on a fresh strike after that of the national body has been called off. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 6, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Comparison of SIRS criteria and qSOFA score for identifying culture-positive sepsis in the emergency department: a prospective cross-sectional multicentre study
Objective: To compare the daily practice of two emergency departments (ED) in the Netherlands, where systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS) criteria and quick Sequential Organ Failure Assessment (qSOFA) score are used differently as screening tools for culture-positive sepsis.; Design: A prospective cross-sectional multicentre study.; Setting: Two EDs at two European clinical teaching hospitals in the Netherlands.; Participants: 760 patients with suspected infection who met SIRS criteria or had a qualifying qSOFA score who were treated at two EDs in the Netherlands from 1 January to 1 March 2018 were included.; Met...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - July 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid: Leeds Teaching Hospitals postpone elective operations
Leeds hospital bosses postpone elective surgeries to allow them to prioritise urgent treatments. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CMS: Medicare Program: Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment and Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment Systems and Quality Reporting Programs; New Categories for Hospital Outpatient Department Prior Authorization Process; Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule: Laboratory Date of Service Policy; Overall Hospital Quality Star Rating Methodology; Physician-Owned Hospitals; Notice of Closure of Two Teaching Hospitals and Opportunity To Apply for Available Slots, Radiation Oncology Model; and Reporting Requirements for Hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) To Report COVID-19 Therapeutic Inventory and Usage and To Report Acute Respiratory Illness During the Public Health Emergency (PHE) for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
Notice from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) making corrections to dates in theDecember 29, 2020, final rule and interim final rule. This notice is effective June 28, 2021. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - June 28, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Editor's notebook: California Northstate appears to have won, but it still may have powerful opponents
It appeared last week that California Northstate University's long fight to build a new teaching hospital may finally be over. And, against long odds, that it won. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 26, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Adam Steinhauer Source Type: news

Editor's notebook: California Northstate appears to have won, but it still may have powerful opponents
It appeared last week that California Northstate University's long fight to build a new teaching hospital may finally be over. And, against long odds, that it won. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - June 26, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Adam Steinhauer Source Type: news

Is methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus a common pathogen in ventilation-associated pneumonia?: The experience of a tertiary teaching hospital in Jordan
Abstract: Ventilator-associated pneumonia is a life threatening device related infection in intensive care units. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus is considered a common contagious pathogen causing pneumonia and sepsis. To assess the prevalence of S aureus in comparison to other pathogens, and their antibacterial sensitivity profile in ventilator-associated pneumonia. Data regarding ventilator-associated pneumonia of adults admitted to the intensive care unit, at the Jordan University of Science and Technology Hospital, between 2012 and 2018 were extracted from the computerized system. Microorganisms and their s...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - June 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt named one of best in the country by U.S. News and World Report
Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt was recognized as one of the Southeast ’s top children’s hospitals. In U.S. News& World Report's Best Children ’s Hospital rankings for 2021-22, the Nashville-facility ranked No. 1 in the Southeast region, tied with Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, and No. 1 in Tennessee. The teaching hospital earned national recognition in 10 categories: Neonatology - No. 17 in the nation Pediatric cancer - No. 21 Pedi atric cardiology and heart surgery… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - June 16, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Meg Wrather Source Type: news

Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt named one of best in the country by U.S. News and World Report
Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt was recognized as one of the Southeast ’s top children’s hospitals. In U.S. News& World Report's Best Children ’s Hospital rankings for 2021-22, the Nashville-facility ranked No. 1 in the Southeast region, tied with Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, and No. 1 in Tennessee. The teaching hospital earned national recognition in 10 categories: Neonatology - No. 17 in the nation Pediatric cancer - No. 21 Pedi atric cardiology and heart surgery… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - June 16, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Meg Wrather Source Type: news

Nigeria: 105 Medical Doctors Resign in Ondo
[Vanguard] "Yawning vacancies exist in the Resident Doctor and Consultant cadres at the Teaching Hospital. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 7, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Patients, Caregivers Lament As AKTH Suffers Blackout
[Daily Trust] Patients and caregivers at Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH) have described the recent electricity blackout in the hospital as very pathetic as the problem lingers. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 4, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

The COVID-19 Pandemic May Be the Hardest Mountain Nepal ’s Sherpas Have Ever Had to Climb
Everest South Base Camp lies at an altitude of 17,598 feet (5,364 m), but it is no refuge from the global pandemic. The Nepali Sherpas who, in normal times, share the camaraderie of climbers on the world’s highest mountain, now enforce strict social-distancing rules, remaining within their separate camps—indeed, mostly inside their own tents. “We have made a rule not to walk from one camp to another as some climbers have tested positive,” says Phunuru, a Sherpa guide. “If we see somebody new walking around our camp, we immediately start an inquiry.” Officially, there is no coronavirus he...
Source: TIME: Health - May 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Rojita Adhikari / Everest South Base Camp and Kathmandu Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Nepal overnight Source Type: news

The characteristics and outcomes of trauma admissions to an adult general surgery ward in a tertiary teaching hospital - Bedada AG, Tarpley MJ, Tarpley JL.
BACKGROUND: Traumatic injuries are proportionally higher in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) than high-income counties. Data on trauma epidemiology and patients' outcomes are limited in LMICs. METHODS: A retrospective review of medical reco... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Recognising the key role played by operating department practitioners during the pandemic
The significant role played by operating department practitioners (ODPs) during the pandemic, and their help in saving many thousands of lives, is being marked today (Friday). On national ODP Day, the union and the College of Operating Department Practitioners is drawing the public’s attention to their roles, to provide greater awareness of the vital work they do. Usually located in operating theatres, an ODP’s role is to provide complex care to patients at all stages of their operation, including when they receive anaesthetic and during their post-surgery recovery. ...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - May 13, 2021 Category: Food Science Authors: Anthony Barnes Tags: News Press release #ODPday CODP ODPs Source Type: news

Susceptibility to chlorhexidine and mupirocin among methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus clinical isolates from a teaching hospital, Revista do Instituto de Medicina Tropical de Sao Paulo
Despite the widespread use of chlorhexidine (CHX) to prevent infection, data regarding the in vitro action of CHX against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) are limited. Clinical isolates from Hospital das Clinicas, Sao Paulo, Brazil, identified during 2002/2003 and 2012/2013 were studied to describe the susceptibility to CHX and mupirocin, molecular characteristics, and virulence profile of MRSA. Susceptibility test to Mupirocin was performed by the disk diffusion method and to CHX by the agar dilution technique. PCR for virulence genes, mecA gene and Staphylococcal Cassette Chromosome mec (SCCmec) types w...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - May 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CMS: Medicare Program; Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems for Acute Care Hospitals and the Long-Term Care Hospital Prospective Payment System and Proposed Policy Changes and Fiscal Year 2022 Rates; Quality Programs and Medicare Promoting Interoperability Program Requirements for Eligible Hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals; Proposed Changes to Medicaid Provider Enrollment; and Proposed Changes to the Medicare Shared Savings Program
Notice of proposed rule from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) regarding changes to the hospital inpatient prospective payment system (IPPS) for operating and capital-related costs of acute care hospitals for fiscal year 2022. Contains details of changes impacting Critical Access Hospital (CAH); Medicare graduate medical education for teaching hospitals, including how to distribute additional slots for rural residency training programs; inpatient hospital services provided by long-term care hospitals; quality reporting programs; and changes related to the COVID-19 pandemic, among other things. Comments a...
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - May 10, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on suicide and self-harm among patients presenting to the emergency department of a teaching hospital in Nepal - Shrestha R, Siwakoti S, Singh S, Shrestha AP.
The COVID-19 pandemic is a global challenge that is not just limited to the physical consequences but also a significant degree of a mental health crisis. Self-harm and suicide are its extreme effects. We aim to explore the impact of this pandemic on suici... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Workplace violence towards resident doctors in Indian teaching hospitals: a quantitative survey - Jain G, Agarwal P, Sharma D, Agrawal V, Yadav SK.
This study was conducted to assess the violence towards Resident doctors in Indian teaching hospitals. Google forms questionnaire was developed and... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

St. Elizabeth's switches affiliation to BU from Tufts
The Brighton hospital will become a teaching hospital of Boston University, switching its existing medical affiliation away from Tufts University. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - May 3, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Jessica Bartlett Source Type: news

Public Inspection: CMS: Medicare Program: Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems for Acute Care Hospitals and the Long Term Care Hospital Prospective Payment System and Proposed Policy Changes and Fiscal Year 2022 Rates; Quality Programs and Medicare Promoting Interoperability Program Requirements for Eligible Hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals; Proposed Changes to Medicaid Provider Enrollment; and Proposed Changes to the Medicare Shared Savings Program
Pre-publication notice of proposed rule from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) regarding changes to the hospital inpatient prospective payment system (IPPS) for operating and capital-related costs of acute care hospitals for fiscal year 2022. Includes details of changes impacting Critical Access Hospital (CAH), Medicare graduate medical education for teaching hospitals, inpatient hospital services provided by long-term care hospitals, quality reporting programs, as well as changes related to the COVID-19 pandemic, among other things. Comments are due by June 28, 2021. (Source: Federal Register updates vi...
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - April 28, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Nigeria on Alert Over Fresh Ebola Outbreak in Guinea
[Leadership] Abuja -- The federal government has put all Federal Teaching Hospitals in the country on alert for the resurgence of the deadly Ebola virus in Guinea - Conakry. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 25, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Return to work status in rehabilitated South Indian persons with spinal cord injury: a cross-sectional survey - Blessyolive J, Samuelkamaleshkumar S, Annpatriciacatherine S, Elango A, Nagarajan G.
STUDY DESIGN: Cross-sectional, retrospective survey. OBJECTIVE: To find the factors influencing the return to work status (RTW) in persons with spinal cord injury (SCI). SETTING: Tertiary care university teaching hospital, India. METHODS: A... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Nigeria: Drama As Patients Protest Poor Food, Sanitation At Esut Teaching Hospital
[Vanguard] There was pandemonium at the Enugu State University of Science and Technology, ESUT Teaching Hospital/ParkLane General Hospital, Enugu, on Wednesday as patients and their relatives protested the poor food offered to patients as well as the poor sanitation witnessed in the hospital as a result of lack of water. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 15, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Setting up a voluntary buddying scheme
Building on breakout discussions from NHS Providers' online events, the governor team and non-executive directors at Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust explain how they introduced a governor to a non-executive director buddying scheme and its benefits. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - April 15, 2021 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

A 6-year epidemiological study of mandibular fractures in traumatic patients in north of Iran: review of 463 patients - Farzan R, Farzan A, Farzan A, Karimpour M, Tolouie M.
BACKGROUND: Mandibular fracture is considered the second most common facial fracture worldwide. We aimed to evaluate the epidemiology of mandibular fractures in traumatic patients hospitalized at Velayat Teaching Hospital in Rasht, Iran for 6-year. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Comparison of the quick Sepsisrelated Organ Failure Assessment and adult sepsis pathway in predicting adverse outcomes among adult patients in general wards: a retrospective observational cohort study, Internal Medicine Journal
Background: Quick Sepsis ‐related Organ Failure Assessment (qSOFA) is recommended for use by the most recent international sepsis definition taskforce to identify suspected sepsis in patients outside the intensive care unit (ICU) at risk of adverse outcomes. Evidence of its comparative effectiveness with existing sepsis r ecognition tools is important to guide decisions about its widespread implementation. Aim: To compare the performance of qSOFA with the adult sepsis pathway (ASP), a current sepsis recognition tool widely used in NSW hospitals and systemic inflammatory response syndrome criteria in predicting advers e o...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - April 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news