Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Popular sepsis prediction tool less accurate than claimed

One in three patients who dies in a hospital has sepsis, a severe inflammatory response to an infection, marked by organ dysfunction, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This heavy toll makes predicting ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Clinical hematologists urgently needed in Africa

The acute shortage of hematologists in Sub-Saharan Africa has given rise to an urgent need for training to help address increasing cases of blood disorders, scientists say.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Hand hygiene compliance rates peaked >90 percent in March 2020

(HealthDay)—Hand hygiene compliance rates exceeded 90 percent during the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic, but declined thereafter, according to a research letter published online April 26 in JAMA internal Medicine.

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