A Team of Excellence That Helps Saving Lives Highlighted in HBA Magazine

Announcing the start of a new year, nº20 edition of HBA magazine “Informação Luz Saúde Beatriz Ângelo” reveals the work of one more team of Hospital Beatriz Ângelo (HBA) professionals, that has been affirming itself, national and internationally, for the results obtained in the treatment of their patients: the team of vascular surgery specialized in distal revascularization can save, in more than 90% of cases, radical amputation of feet and legs in patients with critical ischemia.

This is the team on the cover of HBA magazine nº 20, showing the work of excellence done in the treatment of patients with serious lower limb problems, which are mostly diabetic and face daily risk.

Also highlighted in this edition is the HBA internal palliative care support team that provides daily a more dignified and peaceful life to patients, in this hard time. Moving stories by who takes care and by those cared for are also part of the article published, showing the daily work of this team.

The HBA otorhinolaryngology service, with an integral and prompt capacity of response to the needs of the population served by the hospital, and the results of a year of ERAS at Hospital Beatriz Ângelo, an innovating program destined to surgical patients with oncologic pathologies, are other themes of this 20th edition.

Lastly, an alert concerning antibiotic consumption, environment protection and fall prevention in hospital environment, are other topics approached in this edition now published.

HBA magazine has a circulation of 100 thousand copies and is distributed free of costs in Loures, Odivelas, Sobral de Monte Agraço and Mafra, being also available to take home in the public areas of Hospital Beatriz Ângelo.