Tuesday Aug 19
Infection Control Today
Synergy Health plc Invests $30 Million to Expand Global Applied Sterilization Technology Capacity
Synergy Health, a leading provider of outsourced sterilization and laboratory services to the healthcare industry, announce that it is investing $30 million to expand capacity in its Applied Sterilization Technology division.
Mental Help Net
No Benefit From Immune-Enhanced Enteral Nutrition
Use of high-protein enteral nutrition enriched with immune-modulating nutrients does not reduce the incidence of infectious complications among mechanically ventilated, critically ill patients compared to standard high-protein enteral nutrition , according to a study published in the Aug. 6 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association .
Effect of Enriching Feeding Tube Nutrition on Risk of Infection Among ICU Patients
Among mechanically ventilated intensive care unit patients, receipt of high-protein nutrition via a feeding tube enriched with immune-modulating nutrients vs standard high-protein nutrition did not result in a significant difference in the incidence of new complications and may be harmful, as suggested by an increased risk of death at 6 months, ... (more)
Northern Territory News
Bodies arrive, fighter jets 'shot down'
PM Tony Abbott says two of the Australian victims of the MH17 disaster will be transported to the Netherlands this afternoon, but many bodies are still unaccounted for.
Voice of America
EU Sets Albania on Road to Membership
European Union Enlargement Commissioner Stefan Fuele attends a news conference with Albania's Prime Minister Edi Rama, in Tirana, Albania, June 4, 2014.