TITLE

APPLICATION OF REAL-TIME LOCATING IN HEALTH CARE

AUTHOR(S)
ŽIGMAN, Dubravko; KRAJINA, Slaven; KRZNARIĆ, Marija
PUB. DATE
December 2009
SOURCE
Archives of Industrial Hygiene & Toxicology / Arhiv za Higijenu ;2009, Vol. 60 Issue 4, p503
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This paper describes real-time locating technology and its possible use in health care. Real time locating may be applied in different segments of everyday life, including hospitals (medical equipment and devices, locating patients, and alarm in case of emergency), working environment (locating persons to control access to restricted areas or in case of fire to see if anyone has been trapped inside the building), sports, logistics, retail trade, and offices. Tagged hospital equipment is easy to trace inside hospital premises and the system makes it possible to track patients and staff, and to redistribute work in particular wards.
ACCESSION #
48343517

 

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