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2013-04-16 19:27:05

The chance of infection in some hospital wards varies dramatically according to whether the nurses leave the windows open. A University of Leeds-led team studied airflow in a "Nightingale" ward–a classic hospital ward design that traditionally accommodates two rows of up to 30 beds–by using tracer gases to simulate how airborne infections spread. They found ventilation in the ward was generally good when windows were left open, keeping the danger of airborne infection low....

2013-03-12 23:01:11

This month, JustNebulizers.com introduced two new nebulizers, the InnoSpire Essence and the InnoSpire Elegance, both from popular nebulizer manufacturer Philips Respironics. Fulton, MD (PRWEB) March 12, 2013 JustNebulizers.com is always on the lookout for the newest and best respiratory care products available. This month the company introduced their customers to two new nebulizers–the InnoSpire Essence and the InnoSpire Elegance, both from popular nebulizer manufacturer Philips...

2013-02-20 14:35:41

Delirium can lead to short- and long-term confusion and memory problems A hospital is not the best place to get a good night's sleep, especially in a noisy intensive care unit. It's a cause for concern because studies have shown that a lack of sleep can cause patients to experience delirium–an altered mental state that may delay their recovery and lead to short and long-term confusion and memory problems. A team of doctors, nurses, psychologists and pharmacists in the medical...


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