Biologics, in the form of monoclonal antibodies have been the revolution to many ailments which were previously not well controlled. However, the experience over the years tells us that this is likely not the holy grail in medicine.Read more
by Editorial Team A recent media expose has highlighted an ill that plaques every occupation there is. However, medicine andRead more
Using machine learning to predict deterioration of patients, in this case paediatric patients, is something that will likely be the norm in the future landscape of healthcare.This study looks at machine learning as a tool to predict decompensation of paediatric patients in the ward thus needing ICU stay.
Technology has always been touted to ‘mend’ the failures of Man. Medical errors are common and often under-reported and unknown. Patients can sometimes pay the ultimate price for such failures in the healthcare system. The question remains, ” Can technology be depended upon to ensure patient safety?”Read more
We have written about this on several occasions. However, there is a need to inject more urgency into this issue.Read more
New York recently reported its first Zika related birth defect, microcephaly. With the Rio Olympics looming, could it be theRead more