How to Be a Patient

From registered nurse and public health advocate Sana Goldberg, RN, a timely, accessible, and comprehensive handbook to navigating common medical situations. From the routine to the unexpected, How to Be a Patient is your ultimate guide to better healthcare. Did...

A Patient Reflects on Chronic Illness–and Support from Family and Physicians (Editorial) (Editorial)

Thanks for my award for surviving chronic illness! Imagine bloody, seeping wounds on your legs. Imagine how they look–so deep you can see the bone, so painful to look at and extremely painful to have. You have to take...

Unexpected Tension Pneumothorax Occurring in an Elderly Patient in the Post Anesthesia Care Unit (Clinical Report)

Byline: Jinguang Du and Yunxia Zuo ABSTRACT

Linking Joint Commission Inpatient Core Measures and National Patient Safety Goals with Evidence.

The Joint Commission’s core measures serve as a national, standardized performance measurement system providing assessments of care delivered in given focus areas (1-3). The current set of hospital-based Joint Commission core measures represents the results of a stepwise development...

Patient Safety and Quality in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation

This volume provides a concise yet comprehensive overview of patient safety issues and quality improvement for the pediatric hematology/oncology/stem cell transplant practice. The book reviews patient safety in complex healthcare delivery systems, delineates the various safety issues affecting pediatric...

Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction in Association with Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease: A Case Report in a Trauma Patient (Scientific Article) (Clinical Report)

INTRODUCTION Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD), previously known as adult polycystic kidney disease (PCKD), is one of the most common hereditary disorders; an estimated 500,000 people have the disease in the United States (U.S). Numerous cysts develop in...

USMLE Step 2 CK Lecture Notes 2019: Psychiatry, Epidemiology, Ethics, Patient

The only official Kaplan Lecture Notes for USMLE Step 2 CK cover the comprehensive information you need to ace the USMLE Step 2 and match into the residency of your choice. • Up-to-date. Updated annually by Kaplan’s all-star faculty.•...

Implementing Electronic Patient Record and VIPS in Medical Hospital Wards: Evaluating Change in Quantity and Quality of Nursing Documentation by Using the Audit Instrument Cat-Ch-Ing.

Introduction Computerization of nursing documentation is ongoing in large parts of Norwegian health care services. Application of Electronic Patient Record (EPR) will influence how patients experience continuity of care and how nurses can perform safe care (1). Nursing documentation...

New York-Based Healthcare Leader Turns to Wyse and Vmware View to Deliver Secure Patient Care and Meet HIPAA Regulations at Lower TCO; Interfaith Medical Center Virtually Eliminates Tech Support Costs Via Wyse Cloud Client Computing Solutions

ENPNewswire-1 September 2010-New York-based Healthcare Leader Turns to Wyse and VMware View to Deliver Secure Patient Care and Meet HIPAA Regulations at Lower TCO; Interfaith Medical Center Virtually Eliminates Tech Support Costs via Wyse Cloud Client Computing Solutions(C)2010 ENPublishing...

Case One: Patient Interests and Medical Paternalism (Focus: Bioethics)

The most fundamental question presented by this case is, “Who is in position to judge what is in the patient’s best interest?” To many, the answer seems clear. Respect for the autonomy of the patient requires that he have...

The Electronic Medical Record System: Health Care Marvel Or Morass? (Surfing the Information Technology Wave) (Patient Privacy)

FRONT PAGE STORIES IN THE BOSTON GLOBE (“Computerized Medical Records Put Privacy On Line,” “Attorney General’s Office Examining Privacy Of HMO Files,” and “Patient’s Files Allegedly Used for Obscene Calls” *) have reported that patients of a well known...

From Patient to Payment, Insurance Procedures for the Medical Office-AAA

Facts101 is your complete guide to From Patient to Payment, Insurance Procedures for the Medical Office-AAA. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key...

Health Insurance Issuers Implementing Medical Loss Ratio (MLR) Requirements under Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (US Department of Health and Human Services Regulation) (HHS) (2018 Edition)

The Law Library presents the complete text of the Health Insurance Issuers Implementing Medical Loss Ratio (MLR) Requirements under Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (US Department of Health and Human Services Regulation) (HHS) (2018 Edition).Updated as of May...

Medical Management of the Thoracic Surgery Patient

Medical Management of the Thoracic Surgery Patient, by Michael I. Lewis, MD and Robert J. McKenna, Jr., MD, is a comprehensive pulmonary and thoracic reference that takes a practical approach to the diagnosis, workup and care of the thoracic...

Medical Management of the Surgical Patient

Now in its fifth edition, Medical Management of the Surgical Patient: A Textbook of Perioperative Medicine has been fully revised and updated and continues to provide an authoritative account of all aspects of perioperative care for surgical patients. Including...

Leading Hospital Chain Delivers High Quality, Affordable Healthcare with Desktop Virtualization Solutions from Wyse and Citrix; Leon Medical Centers Switch from Pcs to Virtual Desktops to Improve Secure Access to Patient Data, Achieve Greater System Reliability and Cut Cost

ENPNewswire-12 May 2010-Leading Hospital Chain Delivers High Quality, Affordable Healthcare with Desktop Virtualization Solutions from Wyse and Citrix; Leon Medical Centers Switch from PCs to Virtual Desktops to Improve Secure Access to Patient Data, Achieve Greater System Reliability and...

Recognizing the Deteriorating Patient Prior to Cardiac Arrest: Predictive Criteria and Risk Factors/Kardiyak Arrest Oncesinde Kotulesen Hastayi Tanimak: Ongoru Kriterleri Ve Risk Faktorleri (Report)

Kardiyak Arrest ve Sagkalim Zinciri Kardiyak arrest, “kalbin mekanik aktivitesinin durmasi ve bunun dolasimin bulgularinin olmamasiyla kanitlanmasi” olarak tanimlanmaktadir (1). Arrest, bir cok degisik patofizyolojik yolagin ortak bir sonlanim noktasidir. Arrest sonrasinda, kardiyopulmoner resusitasyon (KPR) uygulanan bir hastada hem...

Health Information Disparities? Determining the Relationship Between Age, Poverty, And Rate of Calls to a Consumer and Patient Health Information Service (Brief Communications) (Report)

INTRODUCTION Growth and demand for consumer health information services has been well documented . In the past twenty years, medical librarians have transitioned from cautious providers of consumer and patient health information to leaders of outreach programs in which...

Rhinocerebral Mucormycosis in a Diabetic Patient with Cranial Nerve Involvement (Clinical Report)

Byline: Javadzadeh Bolouri A, Delavarian Z, Dalirsani Z and Tonkaboni A We report a case of 50year-old diabetic edentulous woman (FBS=396mg/dl) with chief complain of left side facial pain treated by her physician with corticoid and antibiotic for 15...

Depression, Anxiety, And Delirium in the Terminally Ill Patient (Case Study)

In this article, I discuss depression, anxiety, and delirium in the context of terminal illness. These highly prevalent disorders are frequently underdiagnosed in this setting. The failure to diagnose and treat them may subsequently prevent “quality dying.” Death is...