All articles by Julian Turner

  1. Pocket doctor: smartphone-based chronic disease monitoring

    As chronic disease management becomes a more intense problem in the US, the healthcare delivery system is struggling. Patients with…
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    16 Jun
  2. At the sharp end: strategies to minimise sharps injuries

    The hepatitis B and hepatitis C viruses, and human immunodeficiency virus or HIV, are bloodborne pathogens, diseases caused by exposure…
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    11 Nov
  3. No pay, no gain: reducing hospital-acquired infections

    It is four years since the US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) introduced a new policy to improve…
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    11 Nov
  4. The hidden costs of wound care

    The financial cost of managing an uncomplicated wound is typically relatively modest, comprising staff time and wound dressings. However, the…
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    11 Nov
  5. The big squeeze: the value of bariatric surgery

    Bariatric surgery, usually in the form of a gastric bypass or lap band, is one of the most radical interventions…
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    11 Nov
  6. A healthy glow: the boom in skin structure infection therapeutics

    Analysis by research company GlobalData shows that the skin and skin structure infections (SSSI) market grew at a compound annual…
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    11 Nov
  7. Rise of the automated lab

    Lab specialists are increasingly under pressure to produce more accurate results faster, and yet they are also expected to keep…
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    11 Nov
  8. Confidence grows in telemedicine

    The global market for telehealth and telemedicine, estimated at $13.2 billion in 2011, is expected to exhibit a compound annual…
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    10 Nov

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