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Central venous catheter insertion animated demonstration

in Videos: Ultrasound-guided insertion of a non-tunnelled central venous catheter (CVC) into the right internal jugular vein using the Seldinger insertion technique.

Femoral artery puncture animated demonstration

in Videos: When radial puncture is not possible, the femoral artery provides an alternative - for example, in the peri-arrest situation, or when the patient has a contraindication to radial puncture.

Improving quality improvement in communicable and non-communicable disease

in Blogs: There is a great deal of room for improvement in the delivery of healthcare. According to an analysis by Makary and Daniel, if medical error was a disease, it would be the third leading cause of death - following heart disease and cancer.

Health systems strengthening: is task shifting the answer to better global health?

in Blogs: There is a global shortage of doctors and little optimism that this shortage will be made up any time soon. Those responsible for human resources for health have come up with a variety of solutions to this problem—one of which is task-shifting.

WHO recommendations on digital clinical decision support for health system strengthening

in Blogs: The WHO has recently published recommendations on the use of digital clinical decision support for health system strengthening. Clinical decision support is a recognised tool to improve the performance of healthcare professionals in diagnosis and management.


in Podcasts: Characterised by upper and lower respiratory tract symptoms of rhinorrhoea, cough, fever, chills, headache, and myalgia, influenza can occur in local community outbreaks, epidemics, and, rarely, pandemics. Kanta Subbarao, Director of the WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on…

BMJ Best Practice scoops three prizes at international creative excellence awards

in News Stories: BMJ Best Practice named winner in three digital categories at 25th Annual Communicator Awards Online clinical decision support tool BMJ Best Practice has scooped three prizes at  the 25th Annual Communicator Awards, the leading international awards program honoring creative excellence…
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