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  • Europe’s first lung transplant on Covid-19 patient

    Europe’s first lung transplant on Covid-19 patient0

    Europe’s first lung transplant on coronavirus patient is carried out by MedUni Vienna/Vienna General Hospital. Last week, the Department of Surgery of MedUni Vienna/Vienna General Hospital carried out an urgent and highly complex lung transplant on a 45-year-old woman from Carinthia, who has developed severe respiratory failure as a result of Covid-19. The team led

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  • ‘I told you I was ill’ – the importance of patient communication

    ‘I told you I was ill’ – the importance of patient communication0

    When analyzing reviews of hospitals on Yelp, researchers from Penn Medicine found that the word most associated with negative reviews, including those rated at one-star, was ‘told’, which appeared almost 20 per cent of posts. Published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine, the study points to the value patients place on communication in health

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