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2011-02-14 15:42:14

Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology and the Northeast Georgia Medical Center are one step closer to their goal of automating the management of sedation in hospital intensive care units (ICUs).

2011-02-01 13:02:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For its efforts to reduce the incidence of ventilator-associated pneumonia in the ICU to zero, the Texas Hospital Association has honored The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center with the inaugural Bill Aston Award for Quality.

2007-09-05 03:03:45

By McLaughlin, N Leslie, G D; Williams, T A; Dobb, G J SUMMARY Adverse events have negative consequences for patients, including increased risk of death or permanent disability.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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