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Concerns Raised Over Risks for Patients and Staff in Australian Hospital

... years, the statement said. However, doctors and nurses have said that cross-infection is one of their biggest concerns. WCH specialist pediatrician Dr David Thomas said it was a particular problem in winter, with extra demand on services. "Cross-infection is one of the biggest concerns in the curren...

Trade Unionists Join Polish Nurses' Protest

...Polish government Friday in support of hundreds of nurses who have pitched camp in front of the building in...ged by riot police, the demonstrators mingled with nurses who since a June 19 march have been camping out in all weathers opposite the cabinet office in a hig...

Ships to the Rescue of Medically Deprived Assamese

...A team of 25 personnel, which includes doctors and nurses of the local health department, is conducting 15 to 20 camps every month. It travels on the ships for around 7 to 10 days a month. The initiative was started with an amount of $20,000 given by the World Bank to the project as an award for winning t...

Talks to End Poland's Medical Strike Fail

...es have broken off talks with striking doctors and nurses who have camped outside the prime minister's offic...across most of the former communist bloc. Polish nurses earn the equivalent of 290-340 euros (390-450 dollars) a month, while the average pay packet for hos...

Clinicians Ordering Inappropriate Prostate Screenings

...mographic and other characteristics of physicians, nurses and physician assistants may influence inappropria...PSA screening. Compared with attending physicians, nurses and physician assistants had significantly lower levels of inappropriate screening, the authors writ...

New Zealand Authorities Concerned With Overcrowding in Hospitals

... The panel behind the report did not interview the nurses involved, relying instead on their written statements. Interviewing them would have given a fuller picture of Carroll's treatment, especially the allegation from his family that at least one nurse was rude to him, it is pointed out. Several board ...

Psychiatric Patients Ill-treated in Emergency Rooms, US Officials Say

..." for treating psychiatric patients. Doctors and nurses say they have made improvements but are doing the best they can in an impossible situation. They said the number of complaints statewide is small considering the thousands of psychiatric patients who seek care in Massachusetts ERs each year. In 200...

Polish Nurses to End Street Camp Protest

Hundreds of Polish nurses who have camped outside the prime minister's offic...omeone says, 'No. Full stop,'" said Gardias. The nurses pitched camp in central Warsaw on June 19 and had rejected previous calls to evacuate, despite conse...

TB Traveler Underwent Surgery to Remove Infected Lung Tissue

... room. There was a risk of infecting the surgeons, nurses and observers. The medical team especially the observers had to wear special air-tight masks and head put in a hood. Special procedures were under taken to check whether the hoods were indeed working. When the operation began speakers diseased p...

Clinton to Launch 70m Dollar Hospital Project in Malawi

... lack of health workers with around 120 registered nurses migrating to Britain and the United States every year in search of better salaries. One nurse serves 50 patients in most hospital wards, and the doctor-patient ratio is 64,000 to one, according to a recent survey by the health ministry. Malawi's ...

Obesity, a Risk Factor for Developing Multiple Myeloma

...lth Study followed the health of female registered nurses since 1976, and the Health Professionals Follow-up Study, based at Harvard School of Public Health, followed males from several health professions since 1986. The studies recorded height, weight and physical activity for each person enrolled, as w...

Mother Has the Right to the Placenta, US Court Rules

...talized. When she arrived at Sunrise, Swanson told nurses she wanted to take her placenta home. Swanson had planned to give her placenta to a friend to be dried, ground into a powder and packed into capsules. The theory is that excess hormones build up in the placenta during pregnancy, and new mothers c...

Good Times Over For Ivory Coasts Ill

...the cities in 2002 and government-paid doctors and nurses fled for their lives. But with efforts toward peace advancing, health workers have started returning to the region. MSF pulled out of Bouak public hospital in May and the Man public hospital in July. "With the withdrawal of MSF, clearly the Ivorian...

Thousands Gather in Sydney for HIV Conference

...The treatment was shocking in the early years, the nurses and doctors didn't know about HIV," she said. "There was a woman who died (in hospital) and they put her in a black plastic bag. Right in front of me. "I said, 'Why did they put in her in the bag?' and they said to me, 'Nobody is going to come an...

FICCI Proposes Models To Solve Indias Healthcare Crisis

... such as a shortage of 4,53,785 doctors, 1,290,174 nurses and a huge number of paramedics by year 2012. "Unfortunately, at present there is a lack of regulatory framework and the sector attracts sub-standard private healthcare providers and quacks, there is slow implementation of the accreditation proces...

Interoperative Radiotherapy for Breast Cancer Patients

...iation oncologists, physicists and therapists) and nurses to perform its first procedure. It marked the first time the portable intrabeam radiotherapy machine that makes this procedure possible has been used in Canada. The PMH team has since treated two more patients. The potential benefits to patients ar...

Intraoperative Radiation Therapy a New Step in Breast Cancer Treatment

...iation oncologists, physicists and therapists) and nurses to perform its first procedure. It marked the first time that the portable intrabeam radiotherapy machine that makes this procedure possible has been used in Canada. The PMH team has since treated two more patients. "The potential benefits to patien...

Polish Police Break Up Nurses' Pay Protest

...ce broke up a demonstration Wednesday by dozens of nurses who had blocked a main road in front of the prime minister's offices as part of a pay protest. The nurses had set up camp in the street in the aftermath of a demonstration Tuesday by 4,500 health service st...

Rural Work Ethic Curbs Elderly Heart Care

...a. Focus groups were also conducted with home care nurses in the health region. During the interviews, pat...h professionals in heart care, such as physicians, nurses and pharmacists....

Talks Break Down in Polish Nurses' Pay Protest

...nski refused to start the negotiations unless four nurses ended their occupation of a room in the government's office, which they began late Tuesday after receiving permission to hand over a petition. "If these ladies leave the building, we'll talk. If they stay, we won't," Kaczynski told reporters. Sever...

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