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11. Hospitals are not like a McDonalds chain

It is not easy to standardise processes in the corporate hospital setup says Mr S Premkumar Group CEO Apollo HospitalsIt requires tremendous investment and years of experience he says More from Mr Premkumar on the broad trends driving the industry There is a crying need for healthcare especially private players But there are only two national hospital chains What explains ... Read More

12. Not all ICUs need a specialist at night study

The results published in the New England Journal of Medicine counter an argument from some in the medical community that ICUs need roundtheclock intensivists doctors who specialize in critical care quotOur knee jerk reaction is to try to put intensivists in every ICU at all hours of the day and that reaction is likely a misstep because it oversimplifies the issuequot ... Read More

13. Write all prescriptions in capital letters Mumbai citizens tell doctors

MUMBAI It turns out that all those jokes about doctors scrawl are not funny at all Doctors illegible handwriting causes 7000 deaths in the US every year and another 15 million Americans report minor adverse reactionsbe it diarrhoea or rashesor even death Now a movement has begun in Mumbai asking the medical fraternity to write prescriptions in quotseparate capital ... Read More

14. Expat guide to Switzerland health care

No ome wants a medical operation save the attentionseeker with Munchausens syndrome But if you need one Switzerland is as good a place as any Provided you arent paying Switzerlands carefully burnished image of high quality alongside high cost is well preserved within medicine Its hospitals and primary care are first class while overall expenditure on health is at the top ... Read More

15. Calgary Hospitals ICU Recognized for Combining Functional Design with Humanitarian Delivery of Care

Newswise The American Association of CriticalCare Nurses AACN will present the ICU Design Citation to Foothills Medical Centre in Calgary Canada during the 2012 National Teaching Institute amp Critical Care Exposition Orlando Fla May 1924 Foothills receives the award to recognize the patient and familyfocused elements incorporated into the design of the new 36bed intensive ... Read More

16. Third of diabetic patients are victims of medication errors that can cause dangerous blood glucose l

Almost one in three diabetic hospital patients are victims of medication errors that can cause dangerous blood glucose levels a report has found Hospitals in England and Wales made at least one mistake per inpatient in the treatment of 3700 diabetes sufferers in one week data showed During this period the affected patients succumbed to more than double the number of severe hypoglycaemic ... Read More

17. 80 healthcare professionals attend Metabolic Dieticians Workshop

Out of nearly 160000 babies screened at Hamad Medical Corporation HMC for metabolic disorders in the last nine years about 270 babies have tested positive a leading neonatal expert said Professor George Hoffmann chairman of paediatrics at Heidelberg University Hospital Germany was speaking at the Second Middle East Metabolic Dieticians Workshop hosted by HMC Heidelberg ... Read More

18. Hospitals eye halal certification to attract patients from Middle East

There are two things that worry almost every patient from Islamic countries who come to Indian hospitals the meat they eat and the direction of Mecca With more than 75 of the medical tourists being from the Middle East hospitals are eyeing halal certification to make them feel at home On Monday Chennaibased Global Health City said it has became the first in the country to ... Read More

19. Health Buzz Kids Increasingly Injured After Swallowing Button Batteries

More kids are landing in the emergency room after swallowing coinsized button batteries There were nearly 66000 batteryrelated hospital visits by children under 18 between 1990 and 2009 and the annual number more than doubled jumping from 2591 to 5525 Thats according to a new study published today in Pediatrics The situation is worst for children 5 and under who accounted ... Read More

20. Mothers milk and touch best for infants health

Becoming a mother can be both exhilarating and daunting Not just first time mothers but even those who have experienced the joy of motherhood earlier can go through a period of selfdoubt wondering whether she is doing the right thing to keep her newborn safe Doctors say two simple interventions exclusive breastfeeding and maximum skintoskin contact have been found to pass ... Read More

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