Coma Patient Monitoring System Using Image Processing
- Younger patients miss out on temperature and blood monitoring. // Emergency Nurse;Nov2012, Vol. 20 Issue 7, p5
The article reports that an audit by the Royal College of Nursing (RCN), Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH), and National Reye's Syndrome Foundation UK, reveals the emergency care staff's failure to monitor temperatures and blood pressures of younger patients.
- Somerset and Devon on hunt for electronic patient records partners. // British Journal of Healthcare Computing;3/22/2013, p4
The article reports that a tender for a 10-year contract for the proposed electronic patient record (EPR) system was issued by collaborating partners Taunton and Somerset National Health Service (NHS) Foundation Trust, Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust in March 2013. The contract,...
- ED, researchers learn to co-exist. // ED Management;Jun2010, Vol. 22 Issue 6, p68
University Hospital in Cincinnati has an active research program. However, despite the fact that there is at least one researcher in the ED at all times, managers have managed to minimize disruptions and optimize the efforts of both groups. Here are some of the strategies they've used. â€¢ A...
- board's eye view. Carvalho, Sally // Emergency Nurse;Dec2006, Vol. 14 Issue 8, p37
The article comments on the importance of protecting patients' dignity and privacy. The design of ambulatory and emergency services departments in Great Britain, makes it difficult to address the mixed gender issues that commonly discomfort patients, but we should be aware that many patients,...
- French emergency services reach crisis point. Dorozynski, Alexander // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);9/7/2002, Vol. 325 Issue 7363, p514
Reports on a shortage of emergency medical personnel in France. Increase in the number of births, particularly multiple and premature births; Despondency of emergency doctors and nurses; Reduced capacity of emergency services; Impact of a shortened work week and increased medical costs.
- In search of a Cure. // Fire Chief;Jan2003, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p60
Presents several emergency medical service (EMS) experts' insights about patient care, personnel shortage and quality of service in the U.S. Challenges of fire-based EMS system; Volunteerism to offset paramedic shortage; Over-regulation of the EMS system. INSET: EMS on the table.
- Advance Care Planning in a Nutshell. Sabatino, Charles P. // Bifocal;Aug2014, Vol. 35 Issue 6, p1
The article describes the process of advance care planning. Topics discussed include the misperceptions regarding health care advance directive for unwanted scenarios, the two important questions that must be the focus of the conversations at the start of the process, the appointment of a health...
- Intimate partner violence in Kenya: expanding healthcare roles. Maina, Geoffrey; Kenya, Eldoret; Majeke, Sisana // Nursing Standard;5/7/2008, Vol. 22 Issue 35, p35
Aim To identify health professionals' perceptions of their role working in the emergency department (ED) in managing and preventing intimate partner violence in Kenya. Method A qualitative research study was conducted involving in-depth interviews with one doctor, six nurses and four clinical...
- Giving evidence in the Scottish Criminal Courts: A guide for junior doctors. Rajan, Prabhakar; Rajan, Vathsala V. // Internet Journal of Law, Healthcare & Ethics;2009, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p5
Junior doctors working in Scotland can be called to court to give evidence as a professional witness; this usually relates to a patient treated for injuries in the Accident and Emergency or Surgical Departments. Doctors do not always receive formal instruction as professional witnesses, and...