March 12 SEWALL'S POINT Two patients were flown to the hospital after a three-car crash Tuesday evening on the Evans Crary Bridge, a Sheriff's Office spokeswoman said. The wreck closed the eastbound lanes of the bridge, causing traffic delays, said Martin County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Christine Christofek. Christofek said the patients wer
The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation are calling on the Lourdes hospital in Drogheda, Co Louth, to go "off call" for at least 24 hours. INMO's Tony Fitzpatrick said: "The equivalent of two full wards are waiting for admission in the Emergency Department. "Our Lady of Lourdes needs time to process the patients they already have.
March 11 VICTORVILLE A spokesman for Prime Healthcare Services Inc. on Monday said its flagship Desert Valley Hospital is appealing a sanction by the California Department of Public Health that spurred Truven Health Analytics to strip the facility of a Top 100 Hospitals recognition. The sanction was issued last year on the heels of a state repo
The best-kept secret in health information technology today is that ScribeAmerica performs the soft-implementation of virtually every Electronic Health Record product on the market. Over the last decade, ScribeAmerica developed a best practices technique and is now ready to market it with new clients looking to offset the cost associated with the..
AN ELDERLY patient received no food for 10 days because hospital staff could not fit a feeding tube, a report has revealed. The "frail" patient lost a "significant amount" of weight as a result of the blunder at the Victoria Hospital in Kirkcaldy, Fife, in December last year. Inspectors were told NHS Fife had "no policy or pathway" for patients who
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By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Biotech Week Investigators discuss new findings in Drugs and Therapies. According to news reporting originating in London, United Kingdom, by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "We evaluated the role of 18 FDG PET/CT used to assess response to preoperative chemotherapy in patients with primary craniofacia
The news correspondents obtained a quote from the research from Virgen Del Rocio University Hospital, "The aim of the current study was to analyze the incidence and factors related to the probability of infection in a cohort of patients with myelodysplastic syndrome and acute myeloid leukemia treated with azacitidine who did not receive any type of
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Biotech Week Current study results on Otorhinolaryngologic Diseases have been published. According to news reporting from Valencia, Spain, by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "This study aimed to evaluate the long-term effects of intratympanic corticoid therapy on vertigo control and hearing changes.
Four children at Government Children Hospital here died on Sunday due to negligence of medical staff and lack of facilities. The hospital was built at a cost of Rs800 million two years ago but so far no child specialist has been posted there. They demanded that the Punjab chief minister should look into the matter and ensure filling of the vacant s
Our news editors obtained a quote from the research from General Hospital, "We conducted a retrospective cohort analysis of 197 MDR tuberculosis patients treated at Brewelskloof, a rural tuberculosis hospital in Western Cape Province, South Africa, between 2007 and 2011. Eighty-nine patients were tested using conventional liquid culture and drug...
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Biotech Week Researchers detail new data in Pseudomyxoma Peritonei. According to news reporting out of Ghent, Belgium, by NewsRx editors, research stated, "Pseudomyxoma peritonei is a rare clinical syndrome characterized by mucinous peritoneal disease arising from disseminated peritoneal adenomucinosis.
After evaluating several vendors, Harnett Health chose Access, which made a good impression from the get-go. Access was very involved in the project from the beginning, said Ruskin Davis, Patient Access Manager at Harnett Health. They helped us create the forms we needed, which is a huge benefit for time-strapped organizations that don
Speaking to The Express Tribune, Nursing Superintendent Mumtaz Begum of Benazir Bhutto Hospital said that the general wards were understaffed to the extent that only one nurse was on duty. According to the Pakistan Nursing Council criterion, there should be one nurse for 10 beds in general, and six nurses per patient in critical areas such as th
An HIV pill lopinavir- has been found effective in curing cancer of the cervix, in what researchers at Kenyatta Hospital in Nairobi, Kenya called a breakthrough in treatment and curing of the disease. Researchers, Dr Lynne and Dr Ian Hampson of Manchester University, UK, and Dr Innocent Orora Maranga of Kenyatta National Hospital, put 40 cervica
For an older person trying to get back to their own home after a hospital stay, the smallest things can sometimes seem like insurmountable barriers. Negotiating a carpeted room with a walking frame after just using it on hospital lino, getting used to a supply of tablets or simply cooking a meal again might need a bit of practise. That's where an i
According to news reporting originating from Haifa, Israel, by NewsRx editors, the research stated, "Pulmonary arterial hypertension is characterized by reduced functional capacity and health-related quality of life. For more information on this research see: Exercise Training and Rehabilitation in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension RATIONALE AND...
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Biotech Week Investigators publish new report on Drugs and Therapies. According to news reporting from Anhui, People's Republic of China, by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "The present study evaluated the efficacy of chemotherapy combined with targeted arterial infusion of verapamil in patients with a
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Biotech Week A new study on MRSA is now available. According to news reporting originating from New York City, New York, by NewsRx correspondents, research stated, "Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections are becoming increasingly prevalent in both community and hospital settings.
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Biotech Week Investigators discuss new findings in Drugs and Therapies. According to news reporting originating from Heidelberg, Germany, by NewsRx correspondents, research stated, "Methylentetrahydrofolate reductase plays a major role in folate metabolism and consequently could be an important factor for t
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Biotech Week A new study on Oncology is now available. According to news reporting from Nijmegen, Netherlands, by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "To report our clinical experience of panitumumab monotherapy as a second-line treatment for patients with metastatic colorectal cancer. This retrospective,.
Muscat: A virulent strain of conjunctivitis that is contagious in nature and is associated with the flu season has hit Muscat's expatriate population. Ophthalmologists at private hospitals in the capital blame a new serotype of the virus for the disease affecting for longer than usual this season, in some cases for up to eight weeks. Since mid-Febr
According to news reporting out of Aalborg, Denmark, by NewsRx editors, research stated, "Osteoarthritis is a degenerative disease with a subset of patients experiencing joint inflammation, but C-reactive protein has shown limited use in OA as a diagnostic marker. For more information on this research see: Identification and characterisation of...
Holon Solutions and Texas Organization of Rural& Community Hospitals today announced an agreement with North Texas Medical Center to build a health information exchange that will connect the hospital with physician clinics in the surrounding area. With help from Holon Solutions and TORCH, North Texas Medical Center is establishing the critical..
Between February 28 and March 2, a total of 46 beds were closed due to norovirus, meaning that the beds on two wards at Stockton's University Hospital of North Tees were closed to admissions. A spokeswoman for North Tees& Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust said: "Each of the wards had patients in them at the time but we did not admit new patients onto