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HOPE

Wednesday 4 September 2019
The figures given in the present document are providing the most updated comparative picture 
of the situation of healthcare and hospitals, compared to the situation in 2006
Wednesday 4 September 2019
HOPE representatives provide information on the last hospital and/or healthcare reforms implemented in their countries in the last five years and on the elements on the impact of such reforms

Cardiovascular

Friday 6 September 2019
This article summarises the key messages from the Fourth Universal Definition of Myocardial Infarction
Friday 6 September 2019
With candidates identified from different pathophysiological pathways, new technologies for measurement and more perspectives of data integration, transformation is occurring in the field of cardiac biomarkers
Friday 6 September 2019
In an ageing and comorbid population with a high incidence of severely calcified coronary and peripheral lesions, advanced debulking techniques are frequently necessary in order to offer optimal interventional and endovascular treatment results
Tuesday 10 September 2019
This review aims to look at the theory behind targeted temperature management and how it is applied clinically, with attention to new research in this field and its impact on patient survival and neurological recovery

Emergency care

Thursday 12 September 2019
Few would dispute the importance of end of life care for patients and their families, but it is clear from the literature that in emergency departments, it is not always as good as it needs to be
Thursday 12 September 2019
A good knowledge of standard ventilator waveforms allows physicians to manage patient-ventilator interaction at the bedside without the use of special technologies
Friday 13 September 2019
A research study has shown that pharmacists have a vital role in early identification and reconciliation of medications in Parkinson’s disease patients and this has the potential to prevent deterioration and prevent further morbidity in this patient profile

Haematology and oncology

Wednesday 4 September 2019
Dr Joaquín Casariego discusses Janssen’s solid tumour portfolio and pipeline, highlighting their commitment to improving outcomes in the solid tumour space
Wednesday 11 September 2019
Wednesday 11 September 2019
Using data from online MR guidance, we will be able to image biomarkers during treatment and thus be able to adapt the plan or even change the treatment intent based upon real-time data
Wednesday 11 September 2019
Standardisation of doses of intravenous chemotherapy agents was initially proposed to improve pharmacy capacity and reduce medication errors and wastage; however, further optimisation of the administration of anticancer drugs can potentially contribute to a more efficient oncology unit
Wednesday 11 September 2019
Notwithstanding the need for contingency planning, the use of automation seems to be the natural next step forward for a safer and more efficient compounding of hazardous medicines
Wednesday 11 September 2019
Cytotoxic chemotherapy is synonymous with a narrow therapeutic index, severe adverse effects for patients and occupational exposure risks for pharmacy and nursing staff

Pathology and diagnostics

Friday 13 September 2019
Auditing patient doses can and should be done, but with care to ensure that all of the contributing factors are fully considered
Friday 13 September 2019
Reducing the between-method variability in laboratory medicine is required to improve patient outcomes and traceability to global reference materials and reference methods enables manufacturers to deliver methods that give equivalent results
Monday 16 September 2019
In oncology immunotherapy, as in targeted therapy, the era of ‘one size fits all’ is past and the day-to-day work of pathologists is changing dramatically

Respiratory

Tuesday 10 September 2019
In recent years, minimally invasive endoscopic lung volume reduction methods have become an important option in the treatment of COPD patients with an emphysema phenotype
Wednesday 11 September 2019
Introducing a novel minimally-invasive treatment for obstructive airways disease and the rationale for its application in patients with severe asthma
Wednesday 11 September 2019
This article focuses on bronchoscopic thermal vapour ablation, which uses heated water vapour to produce a thermal reaction that leads to an initial localised inflammatory response followed by permanent fibrosis and atelectasis
Wednesday 11 September 2019
The guidance addresses many current clinically relevant issues in the diagnosis and management of patients with COPD but acknowledges that evidence is still lacking or unclear in some areas, leading to recommendations for research
Wednesday 11 September 2019
The British Thoracic Society will soon publish its guidance on the long-term use of macrolide antibiotics in respiratory disease. This article outlines the recommendations, evidence base and implications for practitioners

Rheumatology

Friday 13 September 2019
This review aims to highlight and address the challenges in presentation, investigation and management of septic arthritis and vertebral osteomyelitis in adults treated with biologic therapies
Friday 13 September 2019
This article reviews the epidemiology, pathogenesis, investigation and management of prosthetic joint infections in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
Tuesday 17 September 2019
Physicians involved in the care of SLE patients need easy to use, replicable and practical evaluation tools. These can help in all disease phases, from diagnosis through to the occurrence of flares, comorbidities, or even pregnancy
Tuesday 15 October 2019
Best-in-class diagnostics that make a measurable difference to the management of patients with rheumatic diseases

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