Hospital

Hospital

Man, Woman, Birth, Death, Infinity, Plus Red Tape, Bad Behavior, Money, God, and Diversity on Steroids A warts-and-all exploration of the struggles suffered and triumphs achieved by America’s health-care professionals, Hospital follows a year in the life of Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, which serves a diverse multicultural demographic. Unraveling the financial, ethical, technological, sociological, […]

Baker V. Children's Hospital Medical Center

Baker V. Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Plaintiff/appellant Roger Baker appeals from summary judgment for defendants/respondents Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Joyce Hane and Jerry Howe in appellant’s action for employment discrimination. Appellant contends the trial court erroneously concluded that he failed to exhaust his administrative remedies, in that his complaint before the Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) was insufficiently comprehensive […]

Admissions to the State Hospital: A One-Year Study (Report)

Admissions to the State Hospital: A One-Year Study (Report)

Introduction There are at present, two inpatient acute care mental health facilities operated by the West Virginia Dept of Health and Human Resources with a total of 240 beds to serve the mentally ill population of West Virginia. Each hospital has a designated catchment area with corresponding Community Mental Health Centers. William R. Sharpe, Jr. […]

Hospital Librarians' Perceptions Related to Evidence-Based Health Care (Brief Communications) (Report)

Hospital Librarians’ Perceptions Related to Evidence-Based Health Care (Brief Communications) (Report)

INTRODUCTION According to the 2006 needs assessment conducted by the Hospital Libraries Section (HLS) of the Medical Library Association (MLA), 30.4% of the members responding to the assessment considered evidence-based medicine (EBM) the most important issue they would face in their workplace over the next three years [1]. The responsibilities and support systems of hospital […]

Isolation of Legionella Pneumophila from Clinical & Environmental Sources in a Tertiary Care Hospital (Report)

Isolation of Legionella Pneumophila from Clinical & Environmental Sources in a Tertiary Care Hospital (Report)

Legionella pneumophila and other members of genus Legionella are Gram negative bacteria that are ubiquitous in both natural aquatic and moist soil environment (1,2), and in artificial aquatic habitats(3). Human infection with Legionella has two distinct forms- Legionnaires’ disease, which is a severe form of infection which includes pneumonia; and Pontiac fever, a milder flu […]