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News tag: hospital


Heart attack patients better treated locally

24 Sep, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
A recent study shows it is preferable to treat heart attack patients at the scene for as long as possible rather than taking them to the hospital. In the research, published in the British Medical Journal, Dr. Jonathan Benger, professor of Emergency Care at the University of the West of…


Handheld devices reduce hospital mortality rate

24 Sep, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
As most hospital nurses use paper charts, thousands of patients die every year, researchers have found. When nurses started using handheld computers to replace paper charts for monitoring patients’ vital signs, the death rate of patients at two major hospitals dropped by more than 15 percent, shows a research published…


Hospitals in U.S. facing federal regulations when treating Ebola-virus patients

24 Sep, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 1 comment
The current wave of Ebola-virus patients finds U.S. hospitals unprepared to manage the waste resulting from treating patients who arrive in the country unexpectedly, creating a highly concerning situation for society, experts in biosafety stated. Following federal guidelines involving handling of Ebola-related waste, companies specialized in waste management simply do…