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By Richard Gough Paramedic tutor, Post Qualification Manager
Wadi B Alonazi, Shane A Thomas
The aim of this study was to explore the impact of quality of care (QoC) on patients' quality of life (QoL). In a cross-sectional study, two domains of QoC and the World Health Organization Quality of Life-Bref questionnaire were combined to collect data from 1,059 pre-discharge patients in four accredited hospitals (ACCHs) and four non-accredited hospitals (NACCHs) in Saudi Arabia. Health and well-being are often restricted to the characterization of sensory qualities in certain settings such as unrestricted access to healthcare, effective treatment, and social welfare...
2014: Health Services Insights
Jonas Aléx, Stig Karlsson, Britt-Inger Saveman
BACKGROUND: Exposure to cold temperatures is, often, a neglected problem in prehospital care. One of the leading influences of the overall sensation of cold discomfort is the cooling of the back. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of a heated ambulance mattress-prototype on body temperatures and thermal comfort in an experimental study. METHOD: Data were collected during four days in November, 2011 inside and outside of a cold chamber. All participants (n = 23) participated in two trials each...
2014: Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine
Charlotte Yeh
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June 2014: Health Affairs
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