2008 - Review: Individual alarm features have moderate-to-high specificity and low sensitivity for diagnosing colorectal cancer
- Are Clinical Alarms Still an Issue? Catalano, Kathleen // Biomedical Instrumentation & Technology;Nov/Dec2005, Vol. 39 Issue 6, p434
Measures the effectiveness of clinical alarm systems in healthcare facilities. Chapters of the "Comprehensive Accreditation Manual for Hospitals" that contain safeguards aside from clinical alarms; Criteria of equipment risk assessment; Detection of clinical alarm systems.
- Clinical Alarms Remain an Area for Patient Safety Improvement. Clark, Tobey // Biomedical Instrumentation & Technology;Sep/Oct2005, Vol. 39 Issue 5, p357
Focuses on the improvement needed in clinical alarms as of September 2005. Categories of alarm shortcomings; Work that has been done related to smart alarms, which use advanced signal processing of physiological data; Effort of the American College of Engineering Healthcare Technology...
- The Five Steps to Integrated Alarm Management: Improving Clinical Decision Making and Patient Safety. McNeal, Michael A. // Biomedical Instrumentation & Technology;Jul/Aug2005 Supplement, Vol. 39, p35
Provides information on steps to achieve integrated alarm management in health care. Alarm harmonization; Alarm clearinghouse; Alarm distribution.
- Accenture set to provide HIT assistance to Madrid. // Medical Device Daily;2/14/2013, Vol. 17 Issue 31, p4
The article offers news briefs related to the U.S. medical device industry. A two-year contract was granted to New York-based Accenture by the Madrid Health Authority to deliver consulting services on healthcare information technology (IT) systems. Test and monitoring solutions provider Ixia...
- Valley Hospital upgrades ICU monitoring system. Parish, Linn // Journal of Business (10756124);9/1/2005, Vol. 20 Issue 18, pB8
Reports on the success of Valley Hospital & Medical Center in completing the upgrade of Philips Intellivue MP 70 patient monitoring system in Spokane, Washington. Importance of the system to allow the hospital to monitor blood pressure and heart activity of patients; Total costs spent by the...
- Use of Real-Time Continuous Glucose Monitoring Technology in Children and Adolescents. Block, Jen M.; Buckingham, Bruce // Diabetes Spectrum;Spring2008, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p84
This article combines research findings and clinical experience that are unique to the use of continuous glucose monitoring in children and adolescents. It stresses the importance of realistic expectations, describes consideratons related to wearability, and reviews the potential benefit of...
- Patient monitors evolve to meet changing needs. Nadeau Della Vecchia, Kara // Healthcare Purchasing News;Aug2013, Vol. 37 Issue 8, p24
The article presents information on several patient monitoring devices, including the Physio-Control LIFEPAK 20/20e defibrillator/monitor with Code- Management Module, the Nellcor bedside respiratory patient monitoring system and the Masimo Radical-7 Pulse CO-Oximeter.
- Enhanced Notification of Critical Ventilator Events. Evans, R. Scott; Johnson, Kyle V.; Flint, Vrena B.; Kinder, Tupper; Lyon, Charles R.; Hawley, William L.; Vawdrey, David K.; Thomsen, George E. // Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association;Nov/Dec2005, Vol. 12 Issue 6, p589
Mechanical ventilators are designed to generate alarms when patients become disconnected or experience other critical ventilator events. However, these alarms can blend in with other accustomed sounds of the intensive care unit. Ventilator alarms that go unnoticed for extended periods of time...
- Quantitative colorectal cancer perfusion measurement by multidetector-row CT: does greater tumour coverage improve measurement reproducibility? V Goh; S Halligan; L Gartner; P Bassett; BAI Bartram // British Journal of Radiology;Jul2006, Vol. 79 Issue 943, p578
The purpose of this study was to determine if greater z-axis tumour coverage improves the reproducibility of quantitative colorectal cancer perfusion measurements using CT. A 65 s perfusion study was acquired following intravenous contrast administration in 10 patients with proven colorectal...