Eye Care Quality and Accessibility Improvement in the Community (EQUALITY) for adults at risk for glaucoma: study rationale and design.

Publication Date: 
Nov 20, 2015

BACKGROUND: Primary open angle glaucoma is a chronic, progressive eye disease that is the leading cause of blindness among African Americans. Glaucoma progresses more rapidly and appears about 10 years earlier in African Americans as compared to whites.

Advanced communication infrastructure for pre-hospital EMS care.

Publication Date: 
Nov 12, 2008

The traditional communication infrastructure of the pre-hospital Emergency Medical System (EMS) is limited to voice communication using radio or cell phone technologies.

The 2011 Tuscaloosa tornado: integration of pediatric disaster services into regional systems of care.

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Publication Date: 
Aug 24, 2012

OBJECTIVE: To empirically describe the integration of pediatric disaster services into regional systems of care after the April 27, 2011, tornado in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, a community with no pediatric emergency department or pediatric intensive care unit and few pediatric subspecialists.

Cardiovascular point of care initiative: enhancements in clinical data management.

Publication Date: 
May 15, 2003

The Department of Cardiovascular Surgery at East Alabama Medical Center (EAMC) initiated a program in 1996 to improve the quality and usefulness of clinical outcomes data.

Hand-held personal digital assistant program for the HEMOCHRON RxDx heparin and protamine dosing system.

Publication Date: 
Dec 04, 2003

The use of in vitro dosing assays for heparin and protamine during cardiac surgery has significantly improved overall postoperative patient outcome. The HEMOCHRON RxDx system (International Technidyne Corp, Edison, NJ) is widely used for anticoagulation management.