Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Ethical recommendations for triage of COVID-19 patients

An international expert group led by Mathias Wirth, professor of systematic theology and ethics at the University of Bern, has developed recommendations for avoiding triage of COVID-19 patients in extreme situations. The ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Improving tuberculosis screening in remote areas

Tuberculosis (TB) is the number one infectious disease killer worldwide. Particularly in hard-to-reach populations, diagnosis and treatment of TB remains very challenging. In high-burden areas, one third of patients are never ...

Surgery

Current practice not cost-effective for air medical triage

(HealthDay)—Current practice is not cost-effective compared with the Air Medical Prehospital Triage (AMPT) score for trauma patients, and the field triage system undertriage rate for patients with severe injuries exceeds ...

page 1 from 2