People with developmental disabilities at high risk of avoidable hospital safety incidents

According to new research from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and the Universitat de Barcelona, ​​people with developmental disabilities are nearly three times more likely than other patients to sustain preventable physical injuries in hospital. The paper, published today (Monday, October 3) in the October issue of the journal Health matterslooks … Read more

Raising awareness of sepsis, supporting the patient and improving survival outcomes

Can you introduce yourself and tell us more about the UK Sepsis Trust and its core mission? my name is dr. Ron Daniels, and I am an intensive care consultant based in Birmingham in the West Midlands, and I am also the founder and chief executive of the UK Sepsis Trust. The charity is on … Read more

Westmead Hospital tests new tool to identify the risk of sepsis in emergency rooms

Westmead Hospital is testing a new algorithm tool designed to identify the risk of sepsis in the emergency department (ED) waiting room. The pilot project complements the Sepsis Kills program of the Clinical Excellence Commission (CEC) and supports clinicians in recognizing and treating this infection. Applying the Sepsis Kills program can be difficult for patients … Read more

The effect of different SARS-CoV-2 variants on maternal outcomes

Estimates indicate that the 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19), which is caused by infection with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), was diagnosed between January 2020 and in more than 170,000 pregnant people in the United States . February 2022. In the same period, more than 29,000 pregnant people were hospitalized because of this disease. … Read more