CS117 The Medical Assessment and Treatment Unit: Providing Timely Care for General Medical and Critical Care Patients
- A Critical Look at Critical Care Coding. Moore, Kent J. // Family Practice Management;Apr2000, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p14
Provides information on critical care services for Medicare patients by the United States Health Care Financing Administration. Reduction of the work of relative value units of critical care services; Clarification of medical necessity criteria for critical care; Need to define requirements for...
- Surgery or not? It depends on where you live. Johnson, Stephen F.; Seninger, Stephen F. // Montana Business Quarterly;Autumn97, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p2
Presents a regional assessment of the medical care resource utilization by cardiac patients based on `The Dartmouth Atlas of Health Care in the United States.' Incidence of balloon angioplasty treatments; Low physician supply standards in Minneapolis, Minnesota; General patterns of health care...
- Medical Auditing - A Study of Systematic Case Review in a Tertiary Care Hospital. Bhaskar, N. Lakshmi; Kumar, S. Naga Satish; Subhashini, M. Meera; Satyanarayana, N. // Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development;Jan-Mar2013, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p130
Medical Audit of hospital records has been a major component of quality of care assessment. The aim of the present Medical audit is to identify the areas for improvement and make necessary changes to provide a better quality medical care to the patients in tertiary care hospital like Nizam's...
- THE CORRECT WAY TO AMEND YOUR RECORDS. Norwell, Nicholas // Pulse;12/7/2006, Vol. 66 Issue 46, p30
The article discusses the correct way to amend medical records in the general practice. A medical record is a basic but essential clinical tool because it provides a clear and accurate picture of a patient's care and treatment. It also facilitates communication between health care professionals....
- ADMISSION TO NEUROLOGICAL INTENSIVE CARE: WHO, WHEN, AND WHY? Howard, Robin S; Kullmann, Dimitri M; Hirsch, Nicholas P // Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Sep2003 Supplement 3, Vol. 74, piii2
The majority of neurologists work in district general or teaching hospitals with large general intensive care units (ICUs). In this setting, ICUs require an increasing input from neurologists, especially with regard to the assessment of hypoxic brain damage and the neurological complications of...
- Personal View. Rawles, John // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);11/29/1986, Vol. 293 Issue 6559, p1432
Presents several views on medicine in England. Focus on the delivery of health care and treatment on critically ill patients; Responsibility of medical staff in explaining the condition of patients on relatives; Assessment on the treatment of patients.
- Cutting edge. Singer, Mervyn; Little, Rod // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);08/21/99, Vol. 319 Issue 7208, p501
Provides information on medical changes and advances in intensive care units. Prevention of critical illnesses; Details on pharmaceutical advances; Ventilation and gas exchange in intensive care; Importance of nutrition to intensive care patients.
- General medical services should be defined. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);7/4/92, Vol. 305 Issue 6844, p59
Focuses on the need of funds for the general medical services. Specification of the services in primary care; Opportunity for the general physicians to provide the services; Assessment on the proposed medical care.
- Medication Taking in Coronary Artery Disease: A Systematic Review and Qualitative Synthesis. Rashid, Mohammed A.; Edwards, Duncan; Walter, Fiona M.; Mant, Jonathan // Annals of Family Medicine;May/Jun2014, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p224
PURPOSE Despite the compelling evidence supporting cardiovascular medications in the secondary prevention of coronary artery disease, many patients discontinue treatment. In this synthesis, we sought to understand from a patient perspective the factors that promote medication persistence....
- Personal View. Williams, David // British Medical Journal;7/15/1978, Vol. 2 Issue 6131, p198
Comments on issues concerning medical care in Great Britain. Complaints of patients on medical care; Extent of funding for medical facilities; Assessment on the medical care of treatable patients.