U.S. Army Medical Correspondence Course: Sterile Procedures (MD0540) - Communicable Diseases, Bloodborne Pathogens, Medical and Surgical Asepsis, Wound Care, Isolation, Prevention of Infection

U.S. Army Medical Correspondence Course: Sterile Procedures (MD0540) – Communicable Diseases, Bloodborne Pathogens, Medical and Surgical Asepsis, Wound Care, Isolation, Prevention of Infection

A cardinal rule in the medical field is to not do more harm than good to the casualty. This is the reason we must be careful to protect the patient from infection or disease while attempting to treat him. There are times in combat situations when you may not have the time to wash your […]

Deloitte Survey: Consumers Say They Pay Too Much for Medical Care, Question Their Ability to Handle Future Medical Costs

Deloitte Survey: Consumers Say They Pay Too Much for Medical Care, Question Their Ability to Handle Future Medical Costs

ENPNewswire-8 April 2010-Deloitte survey: Consumers say they pay too much for medical care, question their ability to handle future medical costs(C)2010 ENPublishing – http://www.enpublishing.co.uk Release date- 06042010 – New York – Consumers in six Western countries say their medical costs are too high and share concerns about their ability to meet future financial demands resulting […]

Barriers to Integrating Crisis Standards of Care Principles Into International Disaster Response Plans

Barriers to Integrating Crisis Standards of Care Principles Into International Disaster Response Plans

When a nation or region prepares for public health emergencies such as a pandemic influenza, a large-scale earthquake, or any major disaster scenario in which the health system may be destroyed or stressed to its limits, it is important to describe how standards of care would change due to shortages of critical resources. At the […]

Post-Incident Recovery Considerations of the Health Care Service Delivery Infrastructure

Post-Incident Recovery Considerations of the Health Care Service Delivery Infrastructure

Health systems and assets are a large part of the critical infrastructure of any community and are vital not only for the safety and well-being of its citizens, but also for the economic vitality, quality of life, and livelihood of the entire community. As part of its ongoing mission to foster dialogue among stakeholders and […]

Medical Care Economic Risk

Medical Care Economic Risk

The United States has seen major advances in medical care during the past decades, but access to care at an affordable cost is not universal. Many Americans lack health care insurance of any kind, and many others with insurance are nonetheless exposed to financial risk because of high premiums, deductibles, co-pays, limits on insurance payments, […]

Comprehensive Cleft Care, Second Edition: Volume Two

Comprehensive Cleft Care, Second Edition: Volume Two

This book (second edition) attempts to cover all the scientific and clinical disciplines related to cleft care, which is indeed a wide remit. It ably achieves its aims….It is an enjoyable and very comprehensive read, being well written, presented, illustrated and organized. — PMFA News Comprehensive Cleft Care is a complete clinical reference that addresses […]