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And now live birth on the internet.com?

... - lo and behold!!! Live audio video feed of their wards pop out of the computer! Though this isn’t the first time in the world that this is happening, the hospital has set the trend in using live audio video feed to help parents and relatives in touching base with their loved ones slumbering in a hospit...

Reducing Medication Errors

... The computerized process was used on two medical wards and compared with hand-written orders on one medical and two surgical wards. In the six years the study was conducted, 804 medication errors were discovered. There were 18 adverse drug events, resulting in nearly 180,000 additional hospital days. Th...

Patients Are Given Catheter Longer Than Necessary

...ontrolled trial, carried out for 16 months in four wards of the U-M’s University Hospital, involved patient...nts including kidney and lung problems. Two of the wards used the reminder system and two did not, but a nurse checked the records of every patient each day....

Fight oral cancer with gene therapy mouthwash

...results for those with oral cancer. This mouthwash wards off oral cancer by destroying suspicious growths in the mouth before they become malignant. The idea is to attack the pre-cancerous patches by unleashing viruses, which kills cells that contain cancer-causing genes. Though this is the first s...

Encephalitis claims 46 lives in UP

...es along the marshy Indo-Nepal border. Two special wards have been created to meet the demand and handle patients. and everything is under control Although the health officials have issued a declaration stating that the situation is well under control, the killer virus is likely to take a higher toll in t...

Encephalitis Deaths in Maybe higher than Reported

..."With more than 280 patients in our two paediatric wards that have barely 130 beds, the situation is well imaginable. Still, we are doing our best to save as many lives as possible". The medicine department of the college had also accommodated about 67 patients, mostly adults. Doctors said that adult casua...

Encephalitis Has Claimed 400 Lives In Uttar Pradesh

... the Gorakhpur Medical College, where four special wards were created to meet the increasing rush of patients, as many as 329 patients had succumbed to the killer virus till now. And 25 deaths were reported from the Basti division in the neighbourhood. "Currently, we have 367 patients. We are doing our be...

Encephalitis Survivors Face The Risk Of Becoming Disabled

...40 days. It hasn't spared the living either. The wards are packed with children - 380 as against a capacity of only 150 - staring vacantly as they struggle to survive. Eight-year old Himalaya was admitted to the specially created encephalitis unit, headed by paediatrics professor Kushwaha, about 29 days...

45 People die in West Bengal due to Dengue and suspected Japanese Encephalitis

...he city mayor declared 70 percent of the municipal wards dengue affected on Tuesday, while earlier the state health minister had admitted that dengue has become an epidemic in Bengal. "So far, 19 people have died from dengue," Prabhakar Chatterjee, the state's health services chief, said. The Divison benc...

Diligence Of Chennai Doctors Appreciated: Anbumani

...in north Chennai.// After a visit to the cholera wards in the hospital, Anbumani told journalists that though the doctors in the CDH had been successful in controlling the cholera outbreak in the city post-rains, the hospital in itself was in dire need of upgradation. The CDH has treated a total of 41 c...

Hospital Cuts Costs By Moving Cancer Patients To Hotels

...l Health Services (NHS) trust will be moved out of wards and put up in nearby hotels under plans to save tens of millions of pounds on hospital beds in Britain.// According to a report in the Sunday Times, over 100 patients suffering from cancer or blood disorders at University College hospital (UCH) in L...

NHS faces mental health crisis; 'risky' patients sent home

...n. The team of 100 commissioners inspected 2,369 wards in England between October 2004 and December 2005.... report, In Place of Fear, says, "over half of all wards are full or have more patients than beds, with staffing shortages and unpleasant ward environments u...

Junior Doctors Put An End To Strike

...s as senior faculty members were unable to run the wards in the absence of junior doctors. According to police, Singh was formally arrested 19 January in connection with the first round of violence. Singh, who is with the surgery department, has a shady track record, the police said. 'Singh was suspe...

Indian Government: No Reason For Worry About Bird Flu

...nt asked all district hospitals to prepare special wards and the health department was told to set up a help-line to deal with the possible outbreak of bird flu. Sri Lanka and Nepal banned the import of poultry products, even as a number of India's domestic airlines took chicken and mayonnaise off their ...

Hospital Trust Will be Leaner by 300 Jobs

...ebts of £8.1 million which might force it to close wards and operating theatres in addition to cutting jobs. Market Forces Factor (MFF) has perhaps caused this downslide, because it works on the logic that it costs much less to remunerate the staff from rural areas. NHS staff is compensated with wages tha...

Patient Safety Forces Closure Of Hospital

...cash factor is the sole reason. The rehabilitation wards that provide in-patient service to the elderly will close soon. The day care clinics, specifically cardiology and dermatology departments will however be functional. An individualized treatment plan is currently being drafted to ensure that the hea...

To Wait Or Not

...becomes clearer that hospitals and their maternity wards seem to be using more resources for fewer patients, hospitals like the New York-Presbyterian Hospital and the Columbia University Medical Center have begun tracking inductions. According to Dr Sarah Kilpatrick, head of the OB/GYN department at the ...

Older Teenagers Too To be Treated In Children’s Hospital

...y are now receiving hospital care and treatment in wards alongside six-year-olds. She feels that shift from children's into adults' services can be a traumatic experience. So an atmosphere of seamless transfer for young people with chronic health conditions to move into adult care could make a big differen...

Australians have mighty falls and land in hospitals with injury

...lls prevention program into the aged care services wards of the hospital. It found the three-year fall-prevention project significantly reduced the number of falls and falls that caused serious injury. "Our study demonstrated that a low-cost, hospital-based multi-strategy falls-prevention program can s...

Parents Unaware of their Children’s Knowledge about Household Firearm

...d which showed that parents are not aware of their wards knowledge about the household firearms. The survey results were published in the journal of Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine. Statistics shows that for every firearm-related death among children, 3 children are injured by guns but do not ...

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