Otorhinolaryngologic Diseases

[QR-Code based patient tracking: a cost-effective option to improve patient safety].

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Publication Date: 
Feb 22, 2013

BACKGROUND: Hospitals are implementing a risk management system to avoid patient or surgery mix-ups. The trend is to use preoperative checklists. This work deals specifically with a type of patient identification, which is realized by storing patient data on a patient-fixed medium.

The use of camera mobile phone to assess emergency ENT radiological investigations.

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Eze, N | 
Lo, S | 
Bray, D | 
Publication Date: 
Aug 22, 2005

OBJECTIVES: To determine the accuracy of assessment of common ENT emergency radiological investigations using mobile phone digital images.

DESIGN: Prospective case controlled series.

SETTING: Tertiary referral otolaryngology centre.