Doctors working in the eight-bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at the Ramón y Cajal University Hospital in Madrid use point-of-care ultrasound extensively to evaluate the condition of critically ill children, and find it essential to their work. Dr José Luis Vázquez Martínez, Head of UCIP at Hospital Ramón y Cajal, with over 25 years’ experience […]
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The deluge of data produced during medical care has typically been under-utilized or simply wasted. In the era of paper, this was explicable. However, in spite of nearly three decades of computerization, medical data remains difficult to access and organize, let alone use. Such a gap is both large and dramatic in the intensive care […]
Hospitals have evolved considerably over the years from the early Greek temples of healing, asclepeia, to the large dark, cramped multiple-patient wards of the early Western hospitals, essentially for those who could not afford private care at home, and the brighter, more open smaller ward or single room hospitals of today. These changes have come […]
The shortage of transplant organs is a pressing issue around the world. In an effort to increase the number of donated organs, various initiatives have been implemented in a number of countries to prompt people to donate their organs in the event of death. Some of these interventions are referred to as nudges. Nudges are […]
July 15-19, 2020 Online congress www.myesr.org