In preparing for COVID-19 cases, plan early, communicate often

Hospitals facing a growing population of COVID-19 cases need a coordinated approach with a multidisciplinary team to increase efficiency, conserve PPE and protect staff. In “Hospital Preparedness for COVID-19: A Practical Guide from a Critical Care Perspective,”—published online in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine—experts from Weill…

Here’s how often you should wash your comforter

Is there anything better than fresh, clean sheets? Yes, there is — a fresh, clean comforter to go along with them. Whether you’re spring cleaning or not, it’s important to keep all your bedding clean. Once you’ve washed the sheets, aired out the pillows, and vacuumed your mattress, it’s time to…

Why is the diagnosis of women’s cancer often delayed?

Gynaecological cancers are relatively common—ovarian, cervical and uterine cancers together make up about 20,000 cases each year, with approximately 7,400 deaths. Survival rates in the UK are not as good as those in comparable countries such as France or Germany, but the reasons for this are not clear. Pauline Williams…