To mark International Nurses Day, nurses from Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals were interviewed to shine a spotlight on the range of opportunities available to them, what they love about their job and what the day means to them. Organised annually by the International Council of Nurses, and held on Florence Nightingale’s Birthday, the day recognises the pivotal role nurses play in patient care, and the huge contribution they make to societies around the world. Read more
Researchers have used Artificial Intelligence (AI) to predict which critically ill Covid-19 patients might respond to interventions carried out in an intensive care setting, such as proning – where patients are turned onto their fronts to get more oxygen into the lungs. This approach, where comprehensive patient data is analysed day-by-day, could be used to improve Covid-19 guidelines and determine the best clinical treatments. The researchers analysed data from 633 mechanically ventilated Covid-19 patients across 20 Intensive Care Units. Read more
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