Design Thinking: Multidisciplinary approach to inspire innovation
Reshmin Kaur Cheema, 15 Aug 2017 Adopting the concept from the business world, many healthcare providers are leaning towards design thinking application in their practices. This involves a multidisciplinary team contributing new ideas to improve patient management and better manoeuvre around the workspace.
“Drop Out Club”: Explore the alternatives – Part Two
Drop Out Club, Reshmin Kaur Cheema, 14 Aug 2017 Drop Out Club (DOC) has offered over 37,000 healthcare professionals from numerous countries a solution after having left their conventional careers. A representative from the organisation itself, Heather Clisby, shares a little about DOC’s background and what’s in the pipeline for the organisation with MIMS in this exclusive two-part interview.
Sleep disorders in pregnant mothers linked to premature births
Hezne Ezaty Abu Hasan, 11 Aug 2017 A study that pored over 3 million birth data in California has revealed an interesting correlation between sleep disorders and premature births. Conclusively, mothers who had less than 40 winks would most likely give birth to babies at less than 40 weeks of gestation.
“Drop Out Club”: Explore the alternatives – Part One
Drop Out Club, Reshmin Kaur Cheema, 11 Aug 2017 Drop Out Club (DOC) has offered over 37,000 healthcare professionals from numerous countries a solution after having left their conventional careers. A representative from the organisation itself, Heather Clisby, shares a little about DOC’s background and what’s in the pipeline for the organisation with MIMS in this exclusive two-part interview.
The man who introduced the Leboyer method: A call for births without violence
Hezne Ezaty Abu Hasan, 09 Aug 2017 French obstetrician, Frederick Leboyer spent his life advocating babies’ rights during childbirth. He believed that in the heat of the labour room, the babies’ needs have been overlooked. Introducing a method initially criticised by doctors, labour rooms around the world have since changed for the better.
What nurses need to know about medication errors
Azzida Dzaher, 29 Jul 2017 As nurses make up the largest proportion of care providers, they are most likely to make medication errors. They are potentially responsible for committing medication errors as high as 50 – 80% prior to reaching the patient.
Stethoscope hygiene often overlooked by healthcare professionals, study reveals
Tanvi Ambulkar, 27 Jul 2017 The sterility of stethoscopes is an important aspect of clinical practice that is routinely overlooked by medical professionals. A study published in the American Journal of Infection Control further illuminates the abysmal rates of stethoscope hygiene that were carried out during a four-week pilot project.
How a nurse can balance patient care and parenting
Azzida Dzaher, 25 Jul 2017 Nursing is a noble and rewarding job. However, it also brings hassles as nurses have to deal with physical demanding tasks on a daily basis. Here, we look at some of the best tips for juggling parenting and a nursing career.
How nurses can effectively deal with resuscitation events
Azzida Dzaher, 24 Jul 2017 For nurses dealing with a resuscitation event for the first time, the nervousness may lead to an inability to think rationally. Whenever the opportunity arises, senior nurses and medical emergency teams (MET) should encourage graduate nurses to be involved in the process.