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Copper: The New Building Block in Hospital Hygiene
Germs can be easily transmitted from person to person in hospitals. This is especially dangerous for patients when their immune system is weakened by an existing disease or not yet fully developed, as is the case with children. Doctor Erdmuth Schubert from the Hospital Niederberg explains in the current MEDICA-video, why door handles made of copper alloys are an important new piece in hospital hygiene. And Manuel Kollenberg from Wilhelm May GmbH shows how the door handles are produced.
Surgical Robots: Highly Precise and Gentle
Robots help in the operating room more and more. They make it possible for surgeons to perform highly precise and minimally invasive procedures. In radiology, the CyberKnife system is used to treat tumors. Professor Burkhard Schilcher and medical physicist Prabin Sinha of the German CyberKnife-Centre Soest explain how this radiotherapy system works and what advantages it offers patients.
Wound Experts in Greater Demand than ever
The number of chronic wounds increases and by now it has become clear that only special expert knowledge can help to counteract against this development. Therefore, uniform guidelines concerning wound care shall guarantee the optimum treatment of the patients. Nevertheless, postgraduate education is more important because this way medical staff can become experts in the matter of wounds: a profession with perspective.