What is intensive care?
“In intensive care we take care of the most critically ill patients in the hospital. Working with people who are seriously ill is a privilege, you gain an increased understanding ...
Better care for acute confusion
If patients who are at increased risk of confusion are identified quickly, proper nursing care can reduce suffering, anxiety and complications. Large patient groups are at risk of ...
Karolinska accredited as “Center of Excellence” for ovarian cancer
The European Society of Gynaecological Oncology (ESGO) has accredited gynecological cancer at Karolinska as a Center of Excellence, the highest level it awards.
Zero tolerance against anti-Semitism - Karolinska University Hospital remove physician from position after violation of hospital's core values
Karolinska University Hospital remove former consultant physician from his position and lower his salary. The doctor has violated the hospital's core values regarding harassment ...
250 pancreatic transplants
- It might not sound like much, but it is a milestone and it feels good to exceed a certain level. Moreover, it is a very important and meaningful treatment with great potential, ...
Simulation to train treatment and care
Twenty years ago, Karolinska was working with the continued education and training of healthcare personnel in much the same way as with airplane pilots, by using simulations etc. ...
“Being able to turn a tough medical test situation into something positive for a child who hardly dares walk through the door is an incredible feeling,” says Stefan Lundeberg, who ...
A bag of T cells returned to the patient
Researchers Rolf Kiessling and Maria Wolodarski are continuing along the path of 2018s year’s Nobel Prize winners in medicine. Two patients are now completely tumor free with their ...
From a half hour to a minute in the MRI
By using Stefan Skare’s method, it only takes a minute to obtain an image of the brain. This is great for patients who have difficulty lying still for an MRI or are claustrophobic. ...
Sequencing an individual’s complete genome
Karolinska University Hospital’s Genomic Medicine Center is one of only a few centers in the world currently sequencing an individual’s complete genome. The Center is part of the ...