- Using quality function deployment to capture the voice of the customer and translate it into the voice of the provider
Continental Rehabilitation Hospital, San Diego, CA, USA
Jt Comm J Qual Improv 25:300-15. 1999
- Disease management as a performance improvement strategy
Onslow County Hospital Authority/Onslow Memorial Hospital, Jacksonville, North Carolina, USA
Top Health Inf Manage 22:15-23. 2001
..The five implementation strategies are outlined, in addition to a review of the key elements in outcome achievement...
- Creating a culture of medication administration safety: laying the foundation for computerized provider order entry
Helen S Karow
Surgical Services, Beaver Dam Community Hospital, 707 University Ave, Beaver Dam, WI 53916, USA
Jt Comm J Qual Improv 28:396-402. 2002
..Issues addressed include how to phase in the system--in which units to bring up first, how to structure the transitional period, how to redesign workflow, and how to plan role changes...
- Effects of interdisciplinary rounds on length of stay in a telemetry unit
Preventive Medicine Residency Program, Griffin Hospital, Derby, Connecticut, USA
J Public Health Manag Pract 10:63-9. 2004
..Patients on a telemetry unit of a community hospital were randomly assigned to either an IR intervention or standard care. Charts were reviewed to determine LOS, patient characteristics, and indirect indices of quality of care...
- Adverse drug event detection in a community hospital utilising computerised medication and laboratory data
Andrew C Seger
Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Drug Saf 30:817-24. 2007
..Computerised monitors can detect and, with clinical intervention, often prevent or ameliorate adverse drug events (ADEs). We evaluated whether a computer-based alerting system was useful in a community hospital setting...
- A helping hand for his family
Mod Healthc 33:30. 2003
- Doc-owned and -operated
Mod Healthc 33:26-7. 2003
- Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Serratia marcescens contamination associated with a manufacturing defect in bronchoscopes
David L Kirschke
Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
N Engl J Med 348:214-20. 2003
..aeruginosa and S. marcescens and possible infection of patients at a community hospital as a result of the inadequate disinfection of bronchoscopes because of a manufacturing defect...
- An evidence-based clinical pathway for bronchiolitis safely reduces antibiotic overuse
Stephen D Wilson
Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, 94143, USA
Am J Med Qual 17:195-9. 2002
..Overall, the study suggests that implementation of a clinical pathway may be an effective means to change physician practice and reduce the unnecessary use of antibiotics, while maintaining or improving other aspects of quality of care...
- An attractive model. Hospital bets on unique financing plan to save itself
Mod Healthc 32:40, 44. 2002
- Quantitative microbiologic study of blood salvaged by intraoperative membrane filtration
J S Nosanchuk
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Cayuga Medical Center at Ithaca, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA
Arch Pathol Lab Med 125:1204-6. 2001
..Because no perfusionist and no expensive capital equipment are required, the technique is amenable to small and medium-sized hospitals that otherwise might financially be unable to provide intraoperative blood salvage...
- Mission integration in Wisconsin. A Chippewa Falls hospital works to turn employees into "servant leaders"
St. Joseph's Hospital, Chippewa Falls, WI, USA
Health Prog 83:21-2, 51. 2002
- New pharmacy processes implemented at a community teaching hospital
William T Stevenson
Pharmacy Services, Oconee Memorial Hospital, 298 Memorial Drive, Seneca, SC 29672, USA
Am J Health Syst Pharm 60:575-7. 2003
- Benefits of individualized counseling by the pharmacist on the treatment outcomes of hyperlipidemia in Hong Kong
Suzanne Shuk Ching Lee
School of Pharmacy, 6/F, Choh Ming Li Basic Medical Sciences Building, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong
J Clin Pharmacol 44:632-9. 2004
- Straight talk. New approaches in healthcare
Samuel J Daniel
Mod Healthc 33:35-8. 2003
..The hospitals are: 200-bed North General Hospital, NY, NY; 214-bed Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket, R.I.; and 368-bed Ellis Hospital, Schenectady, NY...
- Development and evaluation of an inpatient [correction of impatient] holistic nursing care services department
Holistic Care Services Department, St. John's Riverside Hospital, 2, Park Avenue, Yonkers, NY 10703, USA
Complement Ther Nurs Midwifery 10:168-74. 2004
..Discomfort and distress was decreased and patient satisfaction high when CAM therapies were used in conjunction with traditional inpatient medical and nursing care...
- Rural hospital HIPAA readiness and resource needs
J Patrick Hart
Rural Policy Brief 2003:1-8. 2003
- Removing the roadblocks to medical and health student training in rural hospitals in Victoria
Graeme I Jones
Rural Clinical School, School of Rural Health, University of Melbourne, Shepparton, Victoria
Aust J Rural Health 11:218-23. 2003
- Hospital nurse staffing and patient mortality, nurse burnout, and job dissatisfaction
Linda H Aiken
Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Research, School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, 420 Guardian Dr, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6096, USA
JAMA 288:1987-93. 2002
- Organizational culture in a terminally ill hospital
Health Management and Policy Department, School of Public Health, University of North Texas Health Science Center, Fort Worth, TX 76107, USA
J Hosp Mark Public Relations 18:39-60. 2007
- Meeting the challanges in today's outpatient oncology setting: a case study
OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center, Rockford, Illinois, USA
J Oncol Manag 12:24-6. 2003
- Alternative indicators for monitoring the quality of a continuous intervention program on antibiotic prescribing during changing healthcare conditions
Services of Infection Control, Hospital San Martin, Parana, Entre Rios, Argentina
J Chemother 17:277-82. 2005
- Meeting the challenge of managing vaso-occlusive crisis
Mary Beth Mitchell
Chestnut Hill Hospital, 8835 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19118, USA
J Healthc Qual 24:4-8, 56. 2002
- Pharmacy helps hospital win national quality award
Cheryl A Thompson
Am J Health Syst Pharm 62:343, 347. 2005
- Extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae in a neonatal intensive care unit: risk factors for infection and colonization
C L Pessoa-Silva
Faculdade de Medicina and Instituto de Microbiologia of Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
J Hosp Infect 53:198-206. 2003
..In an outbreak setting the proportion of neonates colonized with ESBLKp was observed to increase with the duration of stay and antimicrobial use, and once colonized, infants exposed to invasive devices may become infected...
- Standardizing sliding scale insulin orders
Richard J Rafoth
Providence Everett Medical Center, Wash 98201, USA
Am J Med Qual 17:175-8. 2002
..The cost savings (not including the value of good will and perceived increase in quality by the patients) justifies the time and effort to make these changes...
- Enforcement outdoes education at eliminating unsafe abbreviations
Am J Health Syst Pharm 61:1314, 1317, 1322. 2004
- Preserving dignity and access to care. The Broadlawns Model for the Uninsured
Trustee 57:25-6. 2004
- Outbreak of carbapenem-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa producing VIM-8, a novel metallo-beta-lactamase, in a tertiary care center in Cali, Colombia
M P Crespo
Group of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Universidad Santiago de Cali, Colombia
J Clin Microbiol 42:5094-101. 2004
- Springhill Medical Center finds IT outsourcing formula
J Healthc Inf Manag 17:42-6. 2003
..The ability to offload day-to-day IT management for a determinable and reasonable fee eliminates a large distraction for administrators while bringing much-needed financial stability...
- Setting up QI programs for pediatric specialty clinics
Caroline B Lathrop
Phoenix Children s Hospital Outpatient Specialty Clinic, Phoenix, AZ, USA
J Healthc Qual 25:10-6, 27. 2003
..Examples of the data and format of QI studies are presented as well as future plans for continuing program development...
- Endemic carbapenem resistance associated with OXA-40 carbapenemase among Acinetobacter baumannii isolates from a hospital in northern Spain
Departamento de Immunologia, Microbiologia y Parasitologia, Facultad de Medicina y Odontologia, Universidad del Pais Vasco, 48080 Bilbao, Spain
J Clin Microbiol 40:4741-3. 2002
..Disk synergy tests and PCR indicated the production of a zinc-independent OXA-class carbapenemase. Sequencing identified this enzyme, OXA-40, as a variant of the OXA-24-OXA-25-OXA-26 cluster...
- Protecting infants in healthcare facilities from abduction: a facility's search for a sound infant security system
Annette L Burns
Metropolitan Methodist Hospital, 1310 McCullough Ave, San Antonio, Tex, USA
J Perinat Neonatal Nurs 17:139-47; quiz 148-9. 2003
..This article describes the process of evaluating and selecting an infant security system in order to reduce the risk of infant abduction...
- Practical ethics. Habla usted Español?
Hosp Health Netw 78:35. 2004
- Stretching the limits: Calif. Children's Hospital uses tech to monitor its inventory of beds, letting it increase capacity without actually adding any more beds
Mod Healthc 34:46-8, 50. 2004
- Vista wins important convert
Mod Healthc 35:30. 2005
- Trustees of the year 2008. 'An important thing to be part of'
Mod Healthc 38:27, 29. 2008
- Gearing service quality into public and private hospitals in small islands: empirical evidence from Cyprus
School of Tourism and Hospitality Management, Eastern Mediterranean University, Famagusta, North Cyprus, Turkey
Int J Health Care Qual Assur 21:8-23. 2008
..The instrument contained both service expectations and perceptions questions...
- Nurse absenteeism and workload: negative effect on restraint use, incident reports and mortality
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Princeton, New Jersey, USA
J Adv Nurs 60:673-81. 2007
..This paper is a report of a study to assess the impact of nurse absenteeism on the quality of patient care...
- Gender disparities: a medical detoxification program
Health Management and Policy Department, School of Public Health, University of North Texas Health Science Center, Fort Worth, TX 76107, USA
J Hosp Mark Public Relations 18:21-37. 2007
..These results can be also explained by aggressive case management utilization, socio cultural barriers and/or discriminatory practices, both intentional and unintentional...
- Looking for a solution. Review process questioned after Maryland fiasco
Mod Healthc 34:17-8. 2004
- Managing the revenue cycle effectively: success factors from the field
Ellen Lanser May
Healthc Exec 19:10-8. 2004
- Evaluating success. Strategies and challenges for understanding IT implementation in a rural hospital
UCSF School of Nursing, USA
J Healthc Inf Manag 23:62-7. 2009
- They're coming to America ... for care as some facilities recruit foreign patients
Mod Healthc 37:20. 2007
- Antibiotic misuse in medium-sized Swiss hospitals
Department of Internal Medicine, City Hospital of La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland
Swiss Med Wkly 134:481-5. 2004
- Alabama feud ends. Cullman Regional now completely in local hands after deal is closed with Baptist
Mod Healthc 35:24. 2005
- Day-surgery, one-day surgery: the experience of an ENT unit in a 250 bed hospital
Unit of Otorhinolaryngology, Santo Spirito Hospital, ASL 21, Casale Monferrato AL, Italy
Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 25:365-9. 2005
..The Authors highlight the importance of communication for an active and responsible involvement of the patients: the human factor is an indispensable quality for the good outcome of the procedure...
- Zero lift programs in small rural hospitals in Washington state: reducing back injuries among health care workers
Washington Hospital Services, Seattle, USA
AAOHN J 54:355-8. 2006
..Patient-handling injury claims decreased by 43% in the participating hospitals from 2000 to 2004 (i.e., from 3.51 to 2.23). The time lost frequency rate decreased by 50% (i.e., from 1.91 to 1.03)...
- Finding a solution: two small hospitals finally come together
Mary Ellen Poe
Gnaden Huetten Memorial Hospital, Lehighton, PA, USA
Trustee 58:23, 28. 2005
- Baptist Memorial Hospital for Women: quality lifelines for a lifetime
Baptist Memorial Hospital for Women, USA
Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 32:549-55. 2006
..5 hours in April 2006. CONCLUSION: Expectations of teamwork, proactive problem resolution, communication on all levels, and customer service are the cornerstone of Baptist Women's culture of quality...
- Association between intention to stay on the job and job satisfaction among Japanese nurses in small and medium-sized private hospitals
Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Kitasato University School of Medicine, Kanagawa, Japan
J Occup Health 48:504-13. 2006
..The result of the multiple regression analysis suggests that the intention to stay on the job was higher among nurses who were older and more satisfied with work as specialists (1st factor) and working conditions (6th factor)...
- Surgical management of breast cancer in a small peripheral New Zealand hospital
Don Wai Gin Lee
Department of General Surgery, Wairau Hospital, Nelson Marlborough District Health Board, Blenheim, New Zealand
ANZ J Surg 76:1060-3. 2006
..Wairau Hospital is a 100-bed peripheral hospital in New Zealand with no on-site radiotherapy unit...
- Carbapenem-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa outbreak in an intensive care unit of a teaching hospital
Ana C Gales
Division of Infectious Diseases, Sao Francisco University, Braganca Paulista, SP, Brazil
Braz J Infect Dis 8:267-71. 2004
..aeruginosa strains. Interestingly, a similar PFGE pattern was encountered in a P. aeruginosa strain isolated from Hospital São Paulo that was used as a PFGE control...
- Medication dosing errors in hospitalized patients with renal impairment: a study in Palestine
Waleed M Sweileh
College of Pharmacy, An Najah National University, Nablus, Palestine
Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 16:908-12. 2007
..The aim of this study was to determine whether appropriate dosage adjustments were made for drugs that are nephrotoxic, excreted, or metabolized (TEM medications) by the kidney in patients with renal impairment...
- Battle in Alabama. Agency, system fight for control of Cullman hospital
Mod Healthc 35:20. 2005
- Noise level in a 222 bed hospital in the 18th health region-PR
Marcelo Henrique Otenio
Luiz Meneghel FFALM School, Department of Health and Education DSE
Braz J Otorhinolaryngol 73:245-50. 2007
..Our goal with the present study was to investigate the noise level present in the different hospital environments, within a 222 bed hospital located at the 18th health zone, PR...
- Case study: novel ways automation enhances medication safety
Alliance Community Hospital, Alliance, OH 44601, USA
Am J Health Syst Pharm 64:S21-3; quiz S24-6. 2007
- Use of antibacterial agents in an intensive care unit in a hospital in Brazil
E F dos Santos
Braz J Infect Dis 11:355-9. 2007
- Trialling diagnosis-related groups classification in the Iranian health system: a case study examining the feasibility of introducing casemix
School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
East Mediterr Health J 16:460-6. 2010
..R2 (variance in length of stay explained) was 44% for untrimmed cases, increasing to 63%, 57% and 58% after trimming by L3H3, IQR and 10th-95th percentile methods respectively...
- One CFO's success with transitioning to an automated patient record
Craig C Kinyon
Reid Hospital and Health Care Services, Richmond, Ind, USA
Healthc Financ Manage 57:52-6. 2003
- High prevalence of historical risk factors for blood-borne infections among inpatients at three community hospitals
D H Havlichek
Department of Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing
Am J Infect Control 19:67-72. 1991
..This high historical risk supports use of a type of body substance isolation for all patients...
- Investment in a rural residency program: a case study
R A Catalano
Olean General Hospital, 515 Main St, Olean, NY 14760, USA
J Rural Health 16:224-9. 2000
- A total healing environment: the Yavapai Regional Medical Center story
J Healthc Manag 44:495-512. 1999
..In addition, the research methodology used to examine the relationship of healing model characteristics to selected organizational outcomes is described...
- A supervisory level self-directed work team in health care
Hospital for Special Care, New Britain, CT, USA
Health Care Superv 17:14-21. 1999
..The response of Hospital for Special Care included development of a supervisory self-directed work team...
- Target marketing for the hospital-based wellness center
J D Cangelosi
University of Central Arkansas, Conway 72035, USA
J Hosp Mark 11:61-80. 1997
..The focus of the research is the experience of a particular hospital with regard to the programs, facilities and services deemed most important by its target market...
- Education and marketing: a new link to productivity
K M McVeety
Alpena General Hospital, MI
J Healthc Educ Train 7:5-8. 1993
..This task is accomplished by utilizing the education department as a marketing tool for the hospital...
- Information technology can improve healthcare quality
Tarrant County Hospital District, Fort Worth, TX
Comput Healthc 13:43, 45-6. 1992
..Implementing a patient tracking system has allowed ED managers and clinicians to assess outcomes, reengineer patient flow and investigate clinical issues, ultimately resulting in better, more timely care...
- Remote computing gives hospitals new information systems options
R G Hogg
Grace Hospital, Morganton, NC
Healthc Inform 8:30, 32. 1991
..Grace Hospital in Morgantown, NC, replaced its information system with a remote computing system. As a result, the hospital is free of the burden of operating, maintaining and programming a large system...
- Statistical process control: a practical application for hospitals
L M VanderVeen
Summit Medical Center, Oakland, CA
J Healthc Qual 14:20-5, 28-9. 1992
..The best outcome of the program was the increased commitment to quality improvement by the members of the department...
- Impact of a dedicated intravenous therapy team on nosocomial bloodstream infection rates
P A Meier
Wilford Hall Medical Center, San Antonio, USA
Am J Infect Control 26:388-92. 1998
..CONCLUSIONS: The introduction of a dedicated intravenous therapy team was associated with a significant reduction in nosocomial bloodstream infections. Further work is needed to maximize the cost-benefit ratio of this intervention...
- A survey of infection control professional staffing patterns at University HealthSystem Consortium institutions
Department of Infection Control and Epidemiology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor 48109 0066, USA
Am J Infect Control 26:239-44. 1998
..This survey provides preliminary data for determining the "best practice" in staffing for infection control departments. More information may be needed to evaluate other factors that affect infection control professionals' workload...
- Benefit of two-step PPD testing of new employees at a New York City hospital
K A Sepkowitz
St Clare s Hospital and Health Center, New York, USA
Am J Infect Control 25:283-6. 1997
..2% to 4.7%. CONCLUSION: Two-step tuberculin testing is an essential means of identifying persons with a baseline positive tuberculin test result, thus allowing accurate reporting of subsequent employee tuberculin conversions...
- Relocation stress syndrome. A patient and staff approach
C J Brugler
Hillside Rehabilitation Hospital, Warren, OH
J Nurs Adm 23:45-50. 1993
..The authors present a successfully implemented relocation plan, highlighting the need for awareness of relocation stress syndrome...
- Relationship of physician ratings of severity of illness and difficulty of clinical management to length of stay
Office of Health Services Research, Baltimore U S Public Health Service Hospital, MD
Health Serv Res 27:841-55. 1993
- Aerosol bronchodilator delivery methods. Relative impact on pulmonary function and cost of respiratory care
Department of Medicine, Lousisiana State University Medical School, New Orleans 70112
Arch Intern Med 149:618-23. 1989
..In hospitalized bronchodilator-responsive patients with acute exacerbations of obstructive airway disease, the MDI/spacer combination is the preferred approach when the status of the patient allows its use...
- Strategic acquisitions by academic medical centers: the Jefferson experience as operational paradigm
G F Schwartz
Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
Health Care Manage Rev 16:39-47. 1991
- Emergency and primary care at a Melbourne hospital: reasons for attendance and satisfaction
S T Liaw
University of Melbourne
Aust Health Rev 24:120-34. 2001
- Credentialing for critical care in small hospitals
D J Powner
Rutland Regional Medical Center, Rutland, VT, USA
Crit Care Med 29:1630-2. 2001
..S. hospitals. The presence of a critical care specialist appears to influence only slightly the ICU credentialing processes for other selected specialists...
- Changing attitudes among nurses and physicians: a step toward collaboration
Waterbury Hospital, Waterbury, CT, USA
J Healthc Qual 24:9-15; quiz 15-6, 56. 2002
..Students demonstrated a trend toward improvement on the attitudes survey. Medical students highly valued the program and better appreciated nurses' roles...
- Boost regulatory compliance with electronic nursing documentation
Holland Community Hospital, Holland, Mich, USA
Nurs Manage 34:51-2. 2003
..Demonstrate accountability and uncompromised patient care with exceptional documentation from electronic systems...
- Weapon of debt reconstruction. Ohio hospital hopes to stay open after filing second Chapter 11
Mod Healthc 33:16. 2003
- Le Bistro serves up cultural change
Mark S Leggitt
Bristol Hospital, PO Box 977, Bristol, CT 06011 0977, USA
Nurs Adm Q 27:318-23. 2003
..The change has enabled the hospital to increase its market share, increase its satisfaction rankings, increase its employee retention, and enjoy consistent financial success...
- Uncovering pressure ulcer incidence
Diane K Langemo
Universityof North Dakota, Grand Forks, USA
Nurs Manage 34:54-7. 2003
..Researchers compare state-specific pressure ulcer incidence, staff mix, and nursing care quality outcomes data...
- Estimating HIV prevalence and the impact of HIV/AIDS on a Ugandan hospital by combining serosurvey data and hospital discharge records
Laboratory of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Istituto Superiore di Sanit, Rome, Italy
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 34:62-6. 2003
..Providing a continuum of care through inpatient, outpatient, and outreach home care services probably represents the only means of relieving the pressure on overloaded hospitals...
- Enterobacter cloacae bloodstream infections in pediatric patients traced to a hospital pharmacy
Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC, Atlanta, GA, USA
Am J Health Syst Pharm 60:1440-6. 2003
..cloacae in the environment, noncompliance with guidelines for the preparation of sterile infusions and medications, and a susceptible population may have contributed to the infections...
- Recognizing the institutional benefits of bar-code point-of-care technology
Northern Michigan Regional Health System, Petoskey, Michigan, USA
Jt Comm J Qual Saf 29:345-53. 2003
..Conducting a thorough assessment of a hospital's readiness for a BPOC system will guide system implementation and help avoid potential installation pitfalls...
- Federal Trade Commission v. Tenet: a retrospective review and analysis
Sonnenschein Nath and Rosenthal, St Louis, USA
J Health Law 36:133-68. 2003
..Nonetheless, at the two-year mark, it remains too soon to determine whether the government's concerns in opposing the merger have been justified...
- Employee satisfaction. Vying for health
Hosp Health Netw 76:20, 22. 2002
- John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety Awards. System innovation: Concord Hospital
Paul N Uhlig
Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA
Jt Comm J Qual Improv 28:666-72. 2002
..A culture of continuous program improvement has been implemented that continues to evolve and produce benefits...
- The maternal mortality review meeting: experiences from Kalabo District Hospital, Zambia
Leeuwarden Medical Centre, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The Netherlands
Trop Doct 32:219-23. 2002
..It can easily and directly correct some substandard care factors, has a high educational value for staff and leads to a better understanding of maternal mortality for everyone involved...
- Blazing the trail to a service-driven culture
Laboratory Services, Newton Memorial Hospital in Newton, New Jersey, USA
Clin Leadersh Manag Rev 16:277-80. 2002
..The hospital also would strive to decrease patient length of stay, to decrease cost per Case Mix Index adjusted, and to increase volume...
- A multidisciplinary team approach to reducing medication variance
Terri A Sim
Williamsburg Community Hospital, 301 Monticello Ave, Box 8700, Williamsburg, VA, USA
Jt Comm J Qual Improv 28:403-9. 2002
..The team implemented a number of quick fixes that generated momentum and provided some immediate successes...
- Emergence and control of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a children's hospital and pediatric long-term care facility
B H Stover
Kosair Children s Hospital, Louisville, KY 40232 5070
Am J Infect Control 20:248-55. 1992
..CONCLUSION: Prompt institution of MRSA surveillance, barrier isolation, and therapy to eliminate colonization should be considered in hospitals with a new introduction of MRSA...
- Burkholderia cepacia lower respiratory tract infection associated with exposure to a respiratory therapist
A H Ramsey
Wisconsin Division of Public Health, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 22:423-6. 2001
..Respiratory therapy departments must pay close attention to infection control practices, particularly among new or temporary staff...
- The Children's National Medical Center story: nursing shortage to employer of choice
Nellie C Robinson
Patient Services, Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
Nurs Econ 22:91-3. 2004