Tag: hospital

‘Liver in a Box’ could change organ transplant process

‘Liver in a Box’ could change organ transplant process

THERE IS A HIGH-TECH ALTERNATIVES THAT COULD SAVE MORE LIVES.>>THEY ARE COUNTING ON MANY MORE BUT EARLIER THIS YEAR’S FUTURE LOOKED BLEAK.>>I WAS PRETTY CLOSE TO TAKING OUT OF HERE.>>IT LEAD TO CIRRHOSIS AND LIVER CANCER.>>AHEAD THREE TURNOVERS — I HAD THREE TUMORS IN MY LIVER.>>DR. JAMES MARKMAN PERFORMED THE

First Patient Receives Gene Therapy for Rare Liver Disorder

First Patient Receives Gene Therapy for Rare Liver Disorder

I was diagnosed with glycogen storage disease when I turned nine months old; my liver was the size of a basketball in my stomach. Jerrod is a patient who contacted me about five years ago. He was not doing well. He was giving up hope because his health was deteriorating.

Medical School – Clostridium Difficile Infection

Medical School – Clostridium Difficile Infection

Hey this is dr k from imedicalschool and today we are going to talk about the growing epidemic of clostridium difficile infections. Lets begin by understanding what is C. difficile? C. difficile is an anaerobic bacterium that produces toxins which lead to profuse diarrhea. There are different strains of C.

Strategies for Sustaining Change: Preventing Falls and Pressure Ulcers

Strategies for Sustaining Change: Preventing Falls and Pressure Ulcers

I’d like to welcome everyone to today’s AHRQ Fall and Pressure Ulcer Prevention Learning Network webinar. We’ve joined them this month, and we have a very special guest speaker who will be talking about strategies for sustaining change. This is a particularly relevant topic for all of you, as you’ve

Comprehensive Skin Assessment: AHRQ Preventing Pressure Ulcers in Hospitals Toolkit

Comprehensive Skin Assessment: AHRQ Preventing Pressure Ulcers in Hospitals Toolkit

– A comprehensive skin assessment is a very important piece to quality patient care. An assessment should be done anytime a patient is admitted to your facility, transfers unit-to-unit, is high-risk such as an ICU patient, or is a terminal patient such as a hospice patient. A skin assessment includes

Dr. Li Yan: Discussion on Digestive Wellness

Dr. Li Yan: Discussion on Digestive Wellness

Tabetha Moreto: Hello everyone. Welcome to Health Professional Radio. I’m your host for today, Tabetha Moreto. Our guest today is Dr. Li Yan, digestive health expert with Procter and Gamble. Today, we’re going to talk about something very interesting – Australians’ attitudes towards some taboo medical topics. Without further ado,

Hand Hygiene // How to Help Prevent Infection While You Are in the Hospital

Hand Hygiene // How to Help Prevent Infection While You Are in the Hospital

In this video you will learn how to help prevent infection while you are in the hospital. This includes how hand hygiene helps keep you safe, when to clean your hands and how to clean your hands while in the hospital. Hand hygiene is simple and vital to prevent infection.