Use of a Major Medical Center Clinical Laboratory As a Reference Laboratory for a Developing Country: Ordering Patterns Help Set Laboratory Priorities (Other Areas of Clinical Chemistry)

Use of a Major Medical Center Clinical Laboratory As a Reference Laboratory for a Developing Country: Ordering Patterns Help Set Laboratory Priorities (Other Areas of Clinical Chemistry)

Setting priorities for which tests a hospital clinical laboratory should perform involves consideration of the expected volume of testing, its clinical impact, the technical skill levels available, the equipment needed, cost benefits, and whether testing can be obtained elsewhere. Most clinical laboratory directors in the US and other developed countries can obtain the above information […]

Major Trauma in West Virginia Dementia Patients Injury Patterns, Discharge Dispositions and Implications for Treatment and Injury Prevention (Scientific Article: Special Issue)

Major Trauma in West Virginia Dementia Patients Injury Patterns, Discharge Dispositions and Implications for Treatment and Injury Prevention (Scientific Article: Special Issue)

Introduction The 2000 census showed that 15.3% of West Virginia’s population or 276,895 people were 65 years or older. (1) The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources in 2000 estimated that 40,000 West Virginians had Alzheimer’s Dementia, the most common form of dementia. (2)

Operations of - and Challenges to - the Army Medical Department (AMEDD) During the U.S. - Mexican War, 1846-1848: Field Operations of Major Generals Winfield Scott and Zachary Taylor

Operations of – and Challenges to – the Army Medical Department (AMEDD) During the U.S. – Mexican War, 1846-1848: Field Operations of Major Generals Winfield Scott and Zachary Taylor

This excellent report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. Throughout its history, the Army Medical Department (AMEDD) has faced unique challenges not shared by other organizations within the Army. The origins of many of today’s organizational structures and operations are rooted in experiences in the mid-19th century, specifically the US-Mexican and […]

Major Incident Medical Management and Support

Major Incident Medical Management and Support

Major Incident Medical Management and Support (MIMMS) is the coursebook for the Advanced Life Support Group’s internationally taught training for health care professionals responding to major incidents. The practical approach employed in MIMMS has proved an invaluable aid to both civilian and military doctors, nurses and paramedics working in disaster management worldwide. The third edition […]