hospital equipment and supplies
Summary: Any materials used in providing care specifically in the hospital.
Publications161 found, 100 shown here
- Excellence in supply chain management--trends and strategies to enhance profitability. Panel discussionBobbie Gerhart
Mod Healthc 34:29-32. 2004..In support of that mission, four supply chain experts gathered in Chicago recently at Modern Healthcare's offices to discuss the issues they face in their organizations and the strategies they've found most successful in addressing them...
- Use of cellular telephones in the hospital environmentJeffrey L Tri
Division of Foundation Telecommunications and Network Services, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
Mayo Clin Proc 82:282-5. 2007..To determine whether cellular telephones used in a normal way would cause interference with medical devices located in patient care areas of hospitals...
- Effects of a wireless local area network (LAN) system, a telemetry system, and electrosurgical devices on medical devices in a hospital environmentK S Tan
Medical Devices Bureau, Therapeutic Products Programme, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Biomed Instrum Technol 34:115-8. 2000..These findings suggest that wireless LAN systems and telemetry systems can be acceptable for use in hospitals. Nevertheless, other systems should be tested on potentially susceptible devices by the hospital before use...
- Modern wireless telecommunication technologies and their electromagnetic compatibility with life-supporting equipmentMats K E B Wallin
Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Karolinska Hospital, S 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
Anesth Analg 101:1393-400. 2005..GPRS can be used safely at a distance of 1 m. Terminals/cellular phones using these technologies should be allowed without restriction in public areas because the risk of interference is minimal...
- Communication in critical care environments: mobile telephones improve patient careRoy G Soto
Department of Anesthesiology, University at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, New York, USA
Anesth Analg 102:535-41. 2006..78; 95% confidence interval, 0.6234-0.9649). The small risks of electromagnetic interference between mobile telephones and medical devices should be weighed against the potential benefits of improved communication...
- Mobile phone interference with medical equipment and its clinical relevance: a systematic reviewNathan Lawrentschuk
Department of Surgery and Urology, University of Melbourne, Austin Hospital, Level 8, HSB, Studley Road, Heidelberg, Victoria 3084, Australia
Med J Aust 181:145-9. 2004..To conduct a systematic review of studies on clinically relevant digital mobile phone electromagnetic interference with medical equipment...
- Interference by new-generation mobile phones on critical care medical equipmentErik Jan van Lieshout
Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Crit Care 11:R98. 2007..The aim of the study was to assess and classify incidents of electromagnetic interference (EMI) by second-generation and third-generation mobile phones on critical care medical equipment...
- Bacterial contamination of enteral nutrition in a paediatric hospitalS Roy
Service de Pharmacie-Toxicologie, , , 75019 Paris, France
J Hosp Infect 59:311-6. 2005..Bacteria present in T(2) samples were pathogenic and multiple in 50% of cases. These results suggest that manipulation of the enteral nutrition bags at the bedside is critical for bacterial safety...
- Bacterial contamination of dental chair units in a modern dental hospital caused by leakage from suction system hoses containing extensive biofilmC M Tuttlebee
Microbiology Research Unit, Department of Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine and Oral Pathology, School of Dental Science and Dublin Dental Hospital, University of Dublin, Trinity College, Lincoln Place, Dublin 2, Republic of Ireland
J Hosp Infect 59:348-60. 2005....
- The supply chain and clinical qualityLee Ann Runy
Hosp Health Netw 79:57-62, 2. 2005..Here's how leading-edge hospitals are changing the process, including adding clinicians to their buying staffs and standardizing how they choose and use products...
- The evolving role of supply chain management technology in healthcareJim Langabeer
MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA
J Healthc Inf Manag 19:27-33. 2005..This piece is based on both quantitative and qualitative research assessments of the healthcare supply chain conducted during the last two years...
- Group plugs standards. CHeS still working toward industry unificationRobert Neill
Mater Manag Health Care 14:30-3. 2005
- A leg to stand onJonathan Waldstreicher
Bear Stearns, New York, USA
Mater Manag Health Care 14:34-7. 2005
- Taking cost off supply shelf. Healthcare turning to supply chain management techniques honed by retail, manufacturing to limit inventory, slash expensesSusanna Moon
Mod Healthc 34:26-8. 2004
- Colonization of personal digital assistants carried by healthcare professionalsAli Hassoun
Division of Infectious Diseases, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, New York 11040, USA
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 25:1000-1. 2004..Samples from 75 PDAs were processed. Before cleaning, 96% of the samples were culture positive. After cleaning, 75% became culture negative. PDAs cleaned with an alcohol swab demonstrated significant reduction in colonization...
- Connecting the supply line. Part 1Robert Neil
Mater Manag Health Care 12:20-4. 2003
- Stats. Infection prevention measuresBill Martineau
Freedonia Group, Cleveland, USA
Mater Manag Health Care 12:39-40. 2003
- Automatically easier. Supply chain benefits from point-of-pullRobert Neil
Mater Manag Health Care 12:18-21. 2003
- Benchmarking as a tool for the improvement of health services' supply departmentsIvan Dacosta Claro
Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, Montreal, Canada
Health Serv Manage Res 16:211-23. 2003..As a result of the discovered performing strategies, the possible economies range from 20% to 30% of the actual supply-chain management cost...
- Infection control of lung function equipment: a practical approachA H Kendrick
Department of Respiratory Medicine, Bristol Royal Infirmary, Bristol BS2 8HW, UK
Respir Med 97:1163-79. 2003..Until further studies have been conducted to quantify the degree of risk of cross-infection that lung function test equipment poses, the recommendations given in this review provide a practical approach to dealing with this problem...
- Various technologies at work on the chain gangGreg Gillespie
Health Data Manag 12:42-4, 46, 48. 2004
- Enterprise resource planning: case history. Optimizing the supply chainScott Grove
Allina Hospitals and Clinics, Minneapolis, USA
Health Manag Technol 25:24-7. 2004..A common materials management platform standardizes products, improves payment controls and enhances decision support for a Minnesota IDN...
- Materials management and logistics in the emergency departmentMike Williams
The Abaris Group, 700 Ygnacio Valley Road, Suite 270, Walnut Creek, CA 94596, USA
Emerg Med Clin North Am 22:195-215. 2004..Prediction models and contemporary supply chain management tools go a long way in assisting the manager to meet this need and in maintaining a clinically competent and financially stable ED...
- Health care's most wired. A wired exchangeAlden Solovy
Mater Manag Health Care 13:27-31. 2004..In the past five years, the investment in clinical IT appears to have outstripped the investment in managerial systems, including enterprise resource planning aimed at improving the supply chain...
- 2008 Most Wired Supply Chain Innovator AwardsBob Kehoe
Mater Manag Health Care 17:42-8. 2008
- RFID: it's about more than asset trackingRick Krohn
HealthSense, Inc, USA
J Healthc Inf Manag 19:20-3. 2005
- Mobile systems make the roundsNancy Torner
Mater Manag Health Care 17:36-9. 2008
- Analyze your costs in 3-DKen Cyr
Cerner Corporation, Kansas City, MO, USA
Revenue-cycle Strateg 4:5. 2007
- Lasso runaway technology and supply chain costsDaniel Wilson
Allied Health Services, and Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Nurs Manage 38:24-30. 2007
- How to spot trouble in steam sterilizationWalter T Deacon
Thermo Diagnostics Company LLC, West Lafayette, IN, USA
Mater Manag Health Care 16:34-6. 2007
- Preparation in short supply. As hospitals plan for emergencies such as a flu pandemic, one challenge is how they'll keep their supply shelves stockedShawn Rhea
Mod Healthc 37:28-30. 2007
- Management of medical technology: case study of a major acute hospitalIan Brown
Monash University Centre for Biomedical Engineering, Department of Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering, Monash University, 3800, Australia
Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2007:1778-81. 2007....
- GS1 Healthcare US helps push data standards for industryPaula DeJohn
Mater Manag Health Care 17:37. 2008
- Assets no longer MIASusan Birk
Mater Manag Health Care 17:38-40. 2008
- Finances. Gainsharing, step 2Terese Hudson Thrall
Hosp Health Netw 80:22, 24. 2006
- Build a better supply chain with metrics that workLisa Dietz
Aspen Health-Care Metrics, Englewood, Colo, USA
Mater Manag Health Care 15:26-8, 30. 2006
- The supply chain and clinical qualityLee Ann Runy
Mater Manag Health Care 14:21-6. 2005
- Building an efficient supply chainDagmara Scalise
Hosp Health Netw 79:47-52, 2. 2005..They're also investing in enterprise planning resource software, radio frequency identification and other technologies, using quality data to drive standardization and streamlining processes...
- Patient care. Wireless washingsLee Ann Runy
Hosp Health Netw 79:20. 2005
- Hospitals equip to meet the bariatric challenge. Rising number of obese patients necessitates specific suppliesJohn DiConsiglio
Mater Manag Health Care 15:36-9. 2006
- Managing logistics costs pays off in lowering overall supply expensePaula DeJohn
Hosp Mater Manage 31:1-3. 2006
- Managing hospital supplies: process reengineering at Gujarat Cancer Research Institute, IndiaK V Ramani
Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, India
J Health Organ Manag 20:218-26. 2006..Aims to give an overview of the re-engineering of processes and structures at Gujarat Cancer Research Institute (GCRI), Ahmedabad...
- Tracking supply charges with bar codingJay Greene
OR Manager 22:14-7. 2006
- Radio frequency identification applications in hospital environmentsAngela M Wicks
Management Department at Bryant University, Smithfield, RI, USA
Hosp Top 84:3-8. 2006..In this article, the authors discuss the potential benefits, the areas of applications, the implementation challenges, and the corresponding strategies of RFID in hospital environments...
- Synchronization. Standards in motionPaula DeJohn
Mater Manag Health Care 17:30-4. 2008
- Worth the push. An ergonomics programs can save time and moneyDave Carpenter
Mater Manag Health Care 11:22-4. 2002
- Evaluation of an infrared/radiofrequency equipment-tracking system in a tertiary care hospitalTruls Ostbye
Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
J Med Syst 27:367-80. 2003..Nursing staff and system users had positive impressions of the system and its potential. Tracking systems can successfully locate hospital equipment and may improve utilization...
- No complaints, big savings from e-commerce venturePaula DeJohn
Hosp Mater Manage 28:1, 9. 2003
- Just what the doctor orderedStuart Baker
VHA, Inc, Irving, Tex, USA
Healthc Financ Manage 57:70-4. 2003..To minimize supply selection based primarily on physician preference, hospitals can take several actions, including providing data support for change and identifying appropriate incentives...
- On shaking ground. Better rapport is the payoff for vendors who play by the rulesSherree Geyer
Mater Manag Health Care 12:20-4. 2003
- Use existing tools to cut supply costsLydon Neumann
Health Practice Division, Cap Gemini Ernst and Young, New York, USA
Hosp Mater Manage 27:14-5. 2002
- Weighing distributionRobert Neil
Mater Manag Health Care 12:30-2. 2003
- Streamlining the supply chainLydon Neumann
Supply Chain Transformation Services, Cap Gemini Ernst and Young Health, Chicago, USA
Healthc Financ Manage 57:56-62. 2003....
- Hailing technology. XML advances despite EDI dependence--one hospital at a timeRobert Neil
Mater Manag Health Care 11:22-6. 2002
- Stocking up on savings. Through supply-side automation and improvements in the purchasing process, a New York healthcare system has slashed millions in costs. Even more is on the wayJohn Morrissey
Mod Healthc 32:28-30, 32, 34 passim. 2002
- Bundles of joyJohn DiConsiglio
Mater Manag Health Care 11:14-7. 2002
- Working with physicians can make standardization reality. Merging perspectivesLeigh Page
Mater Manag Health Care 11:20-3. 2002
- Pseudo-outbreak of Mycobacterium fortuitum due to contaminated ice machinesVincent J LaBombardi
Department of Pathology, St. Vincent's Hospital, New York, New York 10011, USA
Am J Infect Control 30:184-6. 2002..CONCLUSIONS: The M fortuitum pseudo-outbreak was due to contaminated ice machines located on each of the affected units. After removal and replacement of the ice machines, the pseudo-outbreak resolved...
- Bacterial contamination of fabric stethoscope covers: the velveteen rabbit of health care?M W Milam
Infection Control Department, Sarasota Memorial Health Care System, Florida, USA
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 22:653-5. 2001..Our study suggests that fabric stethoscope covers represent a potential infection control problem because they are used for prolonged periods, are infrequently laundered, and are contaminated with bacteria...
- Developing a master planRobert Neil
Mater Manag Health Care 11:29. 2002
- Straightening out the supply chain. The biggest dividends come from aligning all the business processes--from requisition to consumptionMark Hagland
Healthc Inform 19:25-8. 2002
- Should New South Wales hospital disaster teams be sent to major incident sites?A Garner
NRMA CareFlight New South Wales Medical Retrieval Service, Westmead, Australia
Aust N Z J Surg 69:702-6. 1999..The options for the provision of a site medical response based upon international and Australian disaster planning guidelines are also reviewed...
- Contamination of equipment in emergency settings: An exploratory study with a targeted automated interventionChidi Obasi
Division of Surgery, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Ann Surg Innov Res 3:8. 2009..The SUDS device allows for effective and durable decontamination of hospital equipment of varying sizes in the clinical area without disrupting patient care...
- [National registry of Home Enteral Nutrition in 2003]M Planas
Unidad de Nutrición y Dietética, Hospital Universitario Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Espana
Nutr Hosp 21:71-4. 2006..To communicate the information available by the NADYA-SENPE Working Group from patients on Home Enteral Nutrition (HEN) in our country during the year 2003...
- Efficiency of hospital cholera treatment in EcuadorG Creamer
Tulane University, A B Freeman School of Business, New Orleans, Louisiana 70118, USA
Rev Panam Salud Publica 5:77-87. 1999..The researchers concluded there was an inefficient use of resources in the treatment of cholera in the three hospitals where the research was performed...
- Focus group study of hand hygiene practice among healthcare workers in a teaching hospital in Toronto, CanadaJi Hyun Jang
Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:144-50. 2010..To understand the behavioral determinants of hand hygiene in our hospital...
- Current use of the artificial urinary sphincter and its long-term durability: a nationwide survey in JapanYoichi Arai
Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan
Int J Urol 16:101-4. 2009..A nationwide survey was done to determine contemporary trends in AUS use and its long-term durability...
- Role of MRSA reservoirs in the acute care settingElizabeth J Halcomb
School of Nursing, University of Western Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, Centre for Applied Nursing Research, New South Wales Centre for Evidence Based Health Care a collaborating centre of the Joanna Briggs Institute, Liverpool, New South Wales, Australia
Int J Evid Based Healthc 6:50-77. 2008....
- Walkie talkies cause more electromagnetic interference to medical equipment than mobile phonesD B Stroud
Monash Medical Centre, Melbourne, Australia
Australas Phys Eng Sci Med 29:315-20. 2006..It is concluded that, except for emergency services, the use of walkie talkies should be restricted in hospital buildings...
- The roles of medical health physicists in a medical radiation emergencyCharles W Miller
Radiation Studies Branch, Division of Environmental Hazards and Health Effects, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
Health Phys 93:S187-90. 2007..Comments on these materials are encouraged...
- [The development of hospital medical supplies information management system]Shaoping Cao
Shanghai Children s Medical Center Shanghai affiliated to Shanghai Jiaotong Unversity, Shanghai, 200127
Zhongguo Yi Liao Qi Xie Za Zhi 34:186-91. 2010....
- Does removing certificate-of-need regulations lead to a surge in health care spending?C J Conover
Duke University, USA
J Health Polit Policy Law 23:455-81. 1998..It is doubtful that CON regulations have had much effect on quality of care, positive or negative. Such regulations may have improved access, but there is little empirical evidence to document this...
- A comparison of open vs laparoscopic pediatric pyeloplasty using the pediatric health information system database--do benefits of laparoscopic approach recede at younger ages?Stacy T Tanaka
Division of Pediatric Urology, Monroe Carell Jr Vanderbilt Children s Hospital, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 9820, USA
J Urol 180:1479-85. 2008..We used a multi-institutional database to address the effect of laparoscopic approach on length of stay and postoperative parenteral narcotic use in specific pediatric age groups...
- Continuous fentanyl infusion: use in severe cancer painK L Lenz
Department of Pharmacy Practice, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425, USA
Ann Pharmacother 32:316-9. 1998..To describe the use of a continuous fentanyl infusion in an adult cancer patient...
- Irritancy and allergic responses induced by topical application of ortho-phthalaldehydeStacey E Anderson
Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
Toxicol Sci 115:435-43. 2010..The results demonstrate the dermal irritancy and allergic potential of OPA and raise concern about the proposed/intended use of OPA as a safe alternative to glutaraldehyde...
- Patients' perception of medical photographyCatherine K Lau
Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge, United Kingdom
J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 63:e507-11. 2010..An understanding of patients' perception is vital in maintaining a healthy doctor-patient relationship and the avoidance of unnecessary medico-legal consequences. To explore this, an anonymous patient questionnaire survey was conducted...
- An epizootic of highly virulent feline calicivirus disease in a hospital setting in New EnglandE M Schorr-Evans
Bellingham Animal Hospital, 112 Mendon St, Bellingham, MA 02019, USA
J Feline Med Surg 5:217-26. 2003..Similar to the present epizootic, outbreaks of FCV hemorrhagic disease have been self-limiting, but require prompt application of strict quarantine, isolation, personnel sanitation, and disinfection procedures...
- Operational use and patient care in the monoplace hyperbaric chamberL K Weaver
Department of Medicine, LDS Hospital, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Respir Care Clin N Am 5:51-92. 1999..It is hoped that further discussion, thought, and research can help elucidate answers to these questions...
- Modelling the redistribution of hospital supply to achieve equity taking account of patient's behaviourMonica Duarte Oliveira
Engineering and Management Department, Instituto Superior Tecnico, Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal
Health Care Manag Sci 9:19-30. 2006..These models show how different policy objectives seeking equity of geographic access or utilisation produce different results and imply trade-offs in terms of reduction in total utilisation...
- [Francesco Matiassi's 1908 design of the main city hospital of Rijeka]Nana Palinić
Faculty of Civil Engineering, University of Rijeka, Croatia
Acta Med Hist Adriat 8:59-82. 2010..Even though the project was too ambitious and even utopian for a city like Rijeka at the beginning of the 20th century, we cannot but regret that it has not seen the light of day at least in part...
- Patient satisfaction with and recommendation of a hospital: effects of interpersonal and technical aspects of hospital careShou Hsia Cheng
Institute of Health Policy and Management and Center for Health Policy Research, National Taiwan University, College of Public Health, Taipei, Taiwan
Int J Qual Health Care 15:345-55. 2003..To examine patient satisfaction with and recommendation of a hospital, with a special focus on the correlation of these measures to patient ratings of interpersonal and technical performance of the hospital...
- [Procedure in case of exposure of hospital's workers to HBV, HCV and HIV]Maciej Dancewicz
Katedra i Klinika Chirurgii Klatki Piersiowej i Nowotworów Collegium Medicum im L Rydygiera w Bydgoszczy Uniwersytetu Mikołaja Kopernika w Toruniu
Przegl Epidemiol 59:671-7. 2005..4 persons are being observed due to an exposition to HCV(+) blood. In all cases until now the treatment has been finished without a diagnosis of the occupational infection...
- Cost-effective medicine: the financial impact that practice guidelines have on outpatient hospital charges in the emergency departmentS J Guterman
Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, 60612, USA
J Emerg Med 16:215-9. 1998..In conclusion, cost-effective medicine practiced with specific guidelines, based on a patient's chief complaint, significantly reduces unnecessary diagnostic tests and medical treatments ordered by emergency physicians...
- Art and "the language of well-being" in adolescent health careP Thwaite
Youth Arts Program, Department of Adolescent Medicine, Children s Hospital at Westmead, Locked Bag 4001, Westmead NSW 2145, Australia
Ann Acad Med Singapore 32:71-7. 2003....
- Equipment-related incidents in the operating room: an analysis of occurrence, underlying causes and consequences for the clinical processI Wubben
Department of Health Technology and Services Research, University of Twente, PO Box 217, 7500 AE Enschede, The Netherlands
Qual Saf Health Care 19:e64. 2010..Equipment-related incidents in the operating room (OR) can affect quality of care. In this study, the authors determined the occurrence and effects on the care process in a large teaching hospital...
- Outsourcing: the new age of hospital supply managementJ Cutler
Baxter Healthcare Corporation
J Healthc Mater Manage 11:40, 42, 44-5. 1993..Hospital personnel may not be replaced, but their functions will change. The arrangement requires long-term thinking, mutual acceptance of risk and the development of trust...
- The ketogenic diet for the treatment of childhood epilepsy: a randomised controlled trialElizabeth G Neal
Institute of Child Health and Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust, University College London, London, UK
Lancet Neurol 7:500-6. 2008..The ketogenic diet has been widely and successfully used to treat children with drug-resistant epilepsy since the 1920s. The aim of this study was to test the efficacy of the ketogenic diet in a randomised controlled trial...
- The ecology, biology and pathogenesis of Acinetobacter spp.: an overviewHamuel James Doughari
Applied Sciences Faculty, Cape Peninsula University of Technology, Cape Town 8000, South Africa
Microbes Environ 26:101-12. 2011..A poor understanding of the organisms and dearth of information about their occurrence especially in developing countries informed the need for this review paper...
- An investigation of Aspergillus cardiac surgical site infections in 3 pediatric patientsMatthew P Kronman
Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Children s Hospital and Regional Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
Am J Infect Control 35:332-7. 2007..Within a 3-month period, 3 pediatric patients at our hospital developed Aspergillus surgical site infections after undergoing cardiac surgery...
- [The nurse's work at a hospital supply center and his/her place in the care for nursing work]Silvia Ricci Tonelli Bartolomei
Rev Esc Enferm USP 40:412-7. 2006..Its transforming potential upon relations and new production modes of care in health, and by the nurse, will occur first through his/her competence in the specific knowledge about CSUs than through his/her administrative skills...
- The performance of material management in health care organizationsIvan Dacosta-Claro
Département de Mathématique et Génie Industriel, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, Centre Interuniversitaire de Recherche en Analyse des Organisations CIRANO, Canada
Int J Health Plann Manage 17:69-85. 2002..In both cases, the central store service performs merchandise reception and distribution according to the strategies determined by the purchasing service...
- [Designing the architecture of hospital equipment information system]Yi dong Wang
Zhongshan Hospital Fudan University, Shanghai 200032
Zhongguo Yi Liao Qi Xie Za Zhi 33:137-9. 2009..Following the method, we can establish robust HEIS, which can satisfy hospitals' equipment managing regulations, and accord with the work flow. The system has higher accuracy, efficiency and capability to counter risk...
- [Supply services at health facilities: measuring performance]I Dacosta Claro
Rev Esp Salud Publica 75:321-35. 2001..The system and the indicators have been evaluated with the participation of 17 health services of Quebec (Canada), however, and due to the similarities of the operation, could be equally implemented in Spanish hospitals...
- Medical device evaluation in the United Kingdom: past, present and futureD C Crawford
Clinical Engineering Device Assessment and Reporting, Cardiff Medicentre, Cardiff, UK
J Med Eng Technol 29:108-11. 2005..Following an independent strategic review and the Healthcare Industries Task Force (HITF) recommendations, the Device Evaluation Service is now entering a new and exciting developmental phase...
- Antifungal prophylaxis following reduced-intensity stem cell transplantationM Kami
Division of Exploratory Research, Institute of Medical Science, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
Transpl Infect Dis 8:190-202. 2006..Various antifungals have recently been developed and introduced for clinical use. A major change in antifungal management will probably occur within several years...
- A colorimetric method for detection of K-ras codon 12 point mutations in DNA extracted from tissue and peripheral blood in pancreatic disordersRobert A Ollar
Department of Surgery, St Vincent s Hospital Manhattan, New York, NY 10011, USA
Biochem Genet 48:577-89. 2010..This approach has the potential to improve K-ras point mutation scans as well as to detect micrometastases in circulating tumor cells...
- [A design of software for management of hospital equipment maintenance process]Haiyuan Xie
Xinhua Hospital Affiliated to Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai 200092
Zhongguo Yi Liao Qi Xie Za Zhi 34:115-6, 122. 2010..This program can control the maintenance process, increase the efficiency; and be able to fix the equipment location...
- The enigma of social support and occupational stress: source congruence and gender role effectsTerry A Beehr
Department of Psychology, Central Michigan University, Mt Pleasant 48859 0001, USA
J Occup Health Psychol 8:220-31. 2003..Gender role, however, may moderate the relationship between social support and individual stains such that more feminine people react more strongly and positively to social support than more masculine people do...
- Light and magnetic fields in a neonatal intensive care unitJ Bullough
Lighting Research Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York 12180, USA
Bioelectromagnetics 17:396-405. 1996..There was a high degree of variability in EMF levels, which exceeded 1,000 mG close to certain hospital equipment but averaged 1-2 mG at the nurses' workstation. Fields within incubators exceeded 10 mG...
- Obesity and the orthopedic trauma patient: a review of the risks and challenges in medical and surgical managementMary K Mulcahey
Department of Orthopaedics, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI 02905, USA
Hosp Pract (1995) 39:146-52. 2011..This article outlines the scope of the obesity epidemic, reviews the medical consequences of obesity, and highlights surgical considerations specific to the care of orthopedic injuries in the obese trauma patient...
- Treatment of neuroblastoma using the fused imaging guided radiotherapy (FIGURA) systemEyal Fenig
Institute of Oncology, Radiation Therapy Unit, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tiqwa, Israel
Clin Nucl Med 31:256-8. 2006..The purpose of this study was to describe our department's experience with the fused imaging-guided radiotherapy (FIGURA) system for planning radiation treatment of high-risk neuroblastoma...
- Bringing Men into HIV Prevention in ChileLilian M Ferrer; Fiscal Year: 2010..The intervention is low-cost, uses existing infrastructure, and includes careful process evaluation. If the intervention is effective, it can be disseminated for men throughout Chile. ..
- Bringing Men into HIV Prevention in ChileLilian Ferrer; Fiscal Year: 2007..The intervention is low-cost, uses existing infrastructure, and includes careful process evaluation. If the intervention is effective, it can be disseminated for men throughout Chile. ..
- IMAGING CORERobert Brown; Fiscal Year: 2007..The Core will support Projects 2 and 5 and will interact with Core C. ..
- Bringing Men into HIV Prevention in ChileLilian Ferrer; Fiscal Year: 2009..The intervention is low-cost, uses existing infrastructure, and includes careful process evaluation. If the intervention is effective, it can be disseminated for men throughout Chile. ..
- Enhancing Recovery after Neonatal StrokeJohn Barks; Fiscal Year: 2007..Together these experiments will provide insights into the mechanisms that mediate and modulate functional recovery after neonatal stroke. ..
- Evaluation of Traumatic Injuries in HCV During SurgeryDENISE KORNIEWICZ; Fiscal Year: 2004..Multivariate analysis will be conducted and logistic regression to determine the factors predictive of needlestick/sharp injuries to OR personnel. ..
- PAF IN PERINATAL CEREBRAL HYPOXIC/ISCHEMIC INJURYJohn Barks; Fiscal Year: 2002..Morphometry and neurobehavioral testing are the primary indices that will be used to evaluate the stability of the neuroprotective efficacy of neonatal post-hypoxic-ischemic PAFF antagonist treatment, as rats reach maturity. ..