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Altindag, Ozlem - - 2009
Complex regional pain syndrome type 1 (CRPS-1) is characterized by pain, vasomotor and sudomotor changes and trophic disturbances. It may develop as a result of trauma, especially extremity fractures and surgery. Although the pathogenesis of CRPS-1 is not exactly clear, abnormal sympathetic nerve activity may be a potential etiological factor. ...
Tripathy, S.P. - - 2009
Wollersheim, Dennis - - 2009
Health Information Managers (HIMs) are responsible for overseeing health information. The change management necessary during the transition to electronic health records (EHR) is substantial, and ongoing. Archetype-based EHRs are a core health information system component which solve many of the problems that arise during this period of change. Archetypes are ...
Vartak, Smruti - - 2009
Mercy Medical Center--North Iowa implemented electronic health records (EHR), computerised provider order entry (CPOE) and event tracking systems in the emergency department (ED) as part of hospital-wide implementation of clinical information systems. This case study examines the changes in outcomes and processes in the ED following implementation. Although the system ...
Mair, Judith - - 2009
The issue of doctor-patient confidentiality in situations where the doctor can reasonably foresee that third parties associated with the patient could be put at risk by the patient's medical status is a continuing conundrum. In a case heard in the New South Wales Supreme Court in 1999, BT v Oei ...
Lee, Cheens - - 2009
The unimpeded functioning of hospital Health Information Services (HIS) is essential for patient care, clinical governance, organisational performance measurement, funding and research. In an investigation of hospital Health Information Services' preparedness for internal disasters, all hospitals in the state of Victoria with the following characteristics were surveyed: they have a ...
Hopgood, Nicole - - 2009
An innovative study to collect comprehensive cancer data is underway in the Barwon South Western region of Victoria. The Evaluation of Cancer Outcomes (ECO) Trial involves the collection of a nationally developed and agreed set of clinical cancer data items across the region. Cancer is the leading cause of death ...
Goodenough, Sally - - 2009
E-health implementation in Australia will depend upon interoperable computer systems to share information and data across the health sector. Semantic interoperability, which preserves the meaning of information and data when it is shared or re-purposed, is critical for safe clinical care, and also for any re-use of the information or ...
Freyne, Alice - - 2009
Information technology advances in healthcare provide many and varied opportunities for the Health Information Manager. Here is one example involving a Melbourne-based research project and an innovative approach to patient information delivery. The research project area of study is multimedia content delivery in the following applications: as an adjunct to ...
Fleming, Peter - - 2009
Across Australia there is a groundswell of support for a better more connected healthcare system. More than 80 per cent of Australians are in favour of electronic health records and the sector is increasingly aware of the safety and quality benefits that e-health can deliver. On behalf of the governments ...
Boulter, Rhonda - - 2009
The primary objective of the Australia Post eLetter project (1) was to determine the feasibility of using the eLetter service with the Patient Administration System Appointment Scheduling Module to provide a fully automated mailing function that would eliminate the need for manual processing of mail delivery. Issues with timely delivery ...
Al-Azmi, Saadoun - - 2009
Implementation of an electronic medical record (EMR) system increases efficiency of health services, quality of care and patient satisfaction. Successful implementation depends on many factors, one of which is how users respond to the new system. We studied medical receptionists' appraisal of the newly implemented EMR system in primary healthcare ...
Howard, Matthew - - 2009
Durmus, Hacer - - 2009
We report a 34- year- old female patient with the sole medical history of thalassemia minor who presented with multiple sclerosis-like attacks, once after oral contraceptive (OC) use and three times following separate pregnancies. Her first episode began after 1 month use of OC at the age of 28, when ...
Turkoglu, Recai - - 2009
Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) and Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS) are both immunologically mediated two inflammatory demyelinating diseases. The combined demyelinating process in the CNS and PNS is a rare occurrence. This may be explained by a shared epitope between peripheral and central nervous system myelin. We report a 49- year- old ...
Ozyalcin, Suleyman - - 2009
Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) is still a poorly understood disorder which pathophysiological mechanisms include the autonomic, sensory and motor systems as well as cortical areas involved in the processing of cognitive and affective information. The main CRPS clinical symptoms are pain and hyperalgesia, vasomotor, sudomotor and trophic changes in ...
Yazici, Olcay - - 2009
Although the lack of evidence in literature for the treatment of resistant depression has not been totally overcome by Star-D Study, and the basic questions are still unanswered; we can assume that now we have much more reliable data regarding the topic. The recent data can be seen as such: ...
Hariri, Aytul - - 2009
Objective: It is known that patients with bipolar mood disorder have a high risk of acquiring sexually-transmitted diseases ISTDI. The objective of this study was to evaluate bipolar outpatients regarding their knowledge on STD and possible high risk sexual behaviors, and to compare both sexes in patient group and patients ...
Algin, Demet - - 2009
Objective: It is known that plasma homocysteine (Hcy), folic acid (FA) and vitamin B12(vit B12) levels are affected by antiepileptic drugs (AED). The aim of this study was to assess the effects of oxcarbazepine (OXC) on plasma Hcy, FA and vit B12 levels.
Perdeci, Zulkuf - - 2009
Objective: Some biological researches on aggressive behaviors suggest that cortical excitability and inhibition imbalance cause behavioral problems like reactive aggression, impulsivity and inability to behavioral control. The purpose of the study is to evaluate whether cortical excitability-inhibition imbalance is responsible for aggressive behaviors in adult young men with antisocial personality ...
Kocaman, Gulsen - - 2009
Objective: To evaluate the electromyographic activation of cervical muscles before and after botulinum toxin injections and to investigate the distribution patterns of dystonia that may occur in other muscles during the disease in Cervical Dystonia (CD) patients with no history of previous Botulinum Toxin (BT) injections.
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