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A Daponte-Codina, J Bolívar-Muñoz, E Sánchez-Cantalejo, I Mateo-Rodríguez, G Babio, N Romo-Avilés, F Rosell-Ortiz
OBJECTIVE: To identify factors associated with prehospital delay in people who have had an acute coronary syndrome. METHODS: Using a survey we studied patients admitted due to acute coronary syndrome in the 33 Andalusian public hospitals, obtaining information about different types of variables: socio-demographic, contextual,clinical, perception, action, and transportation.Multivariate logistic regression models were applied to calculate the odds ratios for the delay...
2016: Anales del Sistema Sanitario de Navarra
Carlos Polanco-González, Jorge Alberto Castañón-González, Sebastián Villanueva-Martínez, José Lino Samaniego-Mendoza, Thomas Buhse
INTRODUCTION: In most places all over the world–including our country–services in emergency rooms are oversaturated. This situation frequently forces the continuously arriving ambulances to be redirected to other medical units, delaying the admission of patients moved and thus adversely affecting their physical condition. OBJECTIVE: To introduce an improvement to the Índicede Saturación Modificado computational system, which monitors the degree of saturation of a network of emergency medical services, to include a network of ambulances, enabling in the system: (i) the effective allocation of ambulances to the site of the accident, or severe clinical event, and (ii) the remote booking of beds in the nearest and least saturated emergency room available...
May 2015: Gaceta Médica de México
P Gavorník, A Kristofovicová
The authors give information about their positive and negative experience at using computers connected to local network in ophthalmology department. They put the stress on a need to respect the requirements on hygiene of work at the beginning of the process of planning of suitable hardware choice software and workplace equipment. The need of sufficient number of workplace-terminals and software choice are considered to be necessary and the latter one allows a complex data processing and forming of the common database of patients for outpatient department, department and storage files...
October 1997: Ceská a Slovenská Oftalmologie
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