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Patient safety in PH hospitals
ON June 25, the Department of Health will be promoting the National Patient Safety Day to raise awareness on the risks of infections originating from confinements in Philippine hospitals.Australian public health researchers Reema Harrison, Adrienne Cohen and Merrilyn Walton of ...
From 743 days ago
Patient safety findings in PH hospitals (Part 2)
LAST week, a reporting of the findings of one of two Philippine studies on patient safety in hospitals demonstrated the cases of hospital-associated infections in a public Philippine hospital, which involved medical devices, such as ventilators, central lines and urinary ...
From 750 days ago
Patient safety findings in PH hospitals (Part I)
THREE public health researchers (Reema Harrison, Adrienne Cohen and Merrilyn Walton) from the University of Sydney in Australia reviewed past studies on safety issues associated with Philippine hospitals, both public and private. Their findings were published in 2015 in the ...
From 757 days ago
Rheumatoid arthritis and the Chinese Thor
IN some respects, we may see this health battle like Thor (albeit a Chinese version) meeting the menacing Rheumatoid Arthritis, a great villain in the realm of ageing.Rheumatoid Arthritis is an autoimmune disease. Its etiology (disease origin) still escapes the ...
From 764 days ago
Indoor asthma attack control: An update
IN principle, the best preventive measure for asthma attacks is to avoid the allergy triggers in the outside environment and reduce indoor allergens whenever possible.Asthma is a persistent public health issue that industrial progress can only exacerbate with time and ...
From 771 days ago
Breathing problems and meditative breathing
IMAGINE doing those flowing Tai Chi moves early in the morning at the Fuente Circle to regain your failing breath or treat your chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Or, you can go Hindi with yoga’s tantric “uhms.” Thus, it is ...
From 778 days ago
Two big hearts
ALTHOUGH the breakdown of relationships can cause “heartaches,” many reasons for heartaches are normally not felt. Sometimes, they just happen silently inside the heart, making it a deadly assassin inside the human body. One such potential assassin is the left ...
From 785 days ago