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By Inessa Yurtsev RN graduated in 2008 from SFSU with Bachelor degree in nursing. I work at Kaiser Santa Clara hospital on medical surgical floor. I plan to go to Grad school
Aaron Lazare
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 20, 2006: JAMA: the Journal of the American Medical Association
Megan K Devlin, Natalie K Kozij, Alex Kiss, Lisa Richardson, Brian M Wong
IMPORTANCE: Handover is the process of transferring pertinent patient information and clinical responsibility between health care practitioners. Few studies have examined morning handover from the overnight trainee to the daytime team. OBJECTIVE: To characterize current morning handover practices in 2 academic medical centers by assessing the frequency of omissions of clinically important overnight issues during morning handover and identifying factors that influence the occurrence of such omissions...
September 2014: JAMA Internal Medicine
Courtney E Reinisch, Rachel Lyons
The advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) working in the emergency department (ED) is asked to see a patient with an "eye infection." The patient has a severe retrobulbar orbital abscess requiring complex multidisciplinary specialty management and is ultimately transferred to a tertiary care center. The patient had first presented to a community ED per the recommendation of her ear, nose, and throat (ENT) specialist. The patient was advised to leave the first ED during triage and to go to a second community ED...
October 2013: Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal
M Graafland, J M C Schraagen, M A Boermeester, W A Bemelman, M P Schijven
BACKGROUND: Surgical errors result from faulty decision-making, misperceptions and the application of suboptimal problem-solving strategies, just as often as they result from technical failure. To date, surgical training curricula have focused mainly on the acquisition of technical skills. The aim of this review was to assess the validity of methods for improving situational awareness in the surgical theatre. METHODS: A search was conducted in PubMed, Embase, the Cochrane Library and PsycINFO using predefined inclusion criteria, up to June 2014...
January 2015: British Journal of Surgery
Luis T Sanchez
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
December 3, 2014: JAMA: the Journal of the American Medical Association
Charat Thongprayoon, Andrew M Harrison, John C O'Horo, Ronaldo A Sevilla Berrios, Brian W Pickering, Vitaly Herasevich
PURPOSE: The strategy used to improve effective checklist use in intensive care unit (ICU) setting is essential for checklist success. This study aimed to test the hypothesis that an electronic checklist could reduce ICU provider workload, errors, and time to checklist completion, as compared to a paper checklist. METHODS: This was a simulation-based study conducted at an academic tertiary hospital. All participants completed checklists for 6 ICU patients: 3 using an electronic checklist and 3 using an identical paper checklist...
March 2016: Journal of Intensive Care Medicine
Patricia Jabre, Vanessa Belpomme, Elie Azoulay, Line Jacob, Lionel Bertrand, Frederic Lapostolle, Karim Tazarourte, Guillem Bouilleau, Virginie Pinaud, Claire Broche, Domitille Normand, Thierry Baubet, Agnes Ricard-Hibon, Jacques Istria, Alexandra Beltramini, Armelle Alheritiere, Nathalie Assez, Lionel Nace, Benoit Vivien, Laurent Turi, Stephane Launay, Michel Desmaizieres, Stephen W Borron, Eric Vicaut, Frederic Adnet
BACKGROUND: The effect of family presence during cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on the family members themselves and the medical team remains controversial. METHODS: We enrolled 570 relatives of patients who were in cardiac arrest and were given CPR by 15 prehospital emergency medical service units. The units were randomly assigned either to systematically offer the family member the opportunity to observe CPR (intervention group) or to follow standard practice regarding family presence (control group)...
March 14, 2013: New England Journal of Medicine
Hyerin Roh, Seok Ju Park, Taekjoong Kim
AIMS: This study examined changes in the perceptions and attitudes as well as the sense of individual and collective responsibility in medical students after they received patient safety education. METHOD: A three-day patient safety curriculum was implemented for third-year medical students shortly before entering their clerkship. Before and after training, we administered a questionnaire, which was analysed quantitatively. Additionally, we asked students to answer questions about their expected behaviours in response to two case vignettes...
2015: Medical Teacher
David P Sklar
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
January 2013: Academic Medicine: Journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges
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