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Innovative reusable operating theatre clothing

Optimising protective operating theatre clothing in terms of comfort and durability enables significant amounts of waste to be avoided and...

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DNA Electronics tackles the growing threat of antibiotic resistance

DNA Electronics (‘DNAe’), the inventors of semiconductor DNA sequencing technology and developers of a new point-of-need test for blood...

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Recommendations for improved management of CDI

A first of its kind expert consensus report on Clostridium difficile infection (CDI), contributed to by more than 1,000 healthcare...

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Point-of-care ultrasound – an essential tool for emergency medicine

Dr Rip Gangahar, Trauma Lead for the Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust and Chair of the International Federation for Emergency Medicine...

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ARIETTA V70 - Sense and Visualise Ultrasound

ARIETTA V70 incorporates features that reduce stress and improve its ease-of-use. Detailed ergonomic design that meets recommended industry...

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Jet air and warm air driers unsuitable for use in healthcare settings

A new study concludes that jet air and warm air hand driers have a greater potential to contaminate washrooms by spreading bacteria into...

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How to overcome future staff shortages

The Medica Education Conference has been realigned and also tackles current issues from the worlds of politics and management, amongst...

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Computer-assisted coding

Every hospital does it, but how accurately and consistently coding is done has a major effect on the quality of treatment and also on the...