Patient Admission

Teletriage for patients with traumatic finger injury directing emergency medical transportation services to appropriate hospitals: a pilot project in Nagoya City, Japan.

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Jun 16, 2015

INTRODUCTION: Emergency medical technicians in Japan have experienced difficulties in identifying hospitals that will accept patients with severe finger injuries. We developed and managed a system named Interactive Teletriage using mobile phone photos to aid efficient patient transportation.

A telehealth nursing intervention reduces hospitalizations in children with complex health conditions.

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Sep 01, 2009

The U Special Kids Program (USK) at the University of Minnesota provides care coordination and case management services by telephone to children with special health-care needs. We measured the effect of the USK programme on hospital resource utilization using a retrospective record review.

Effects of a short text message reminder system on emergency department length of stay.

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Apr 05, 2012

PURPOSE: Specialty consultations and waiting for admission to a hospital bed are major contributors to increased length of stay and overcrowding in the emergency department.

Temporal relationships of emotional avoidance in a patient with anorexia nervosa--a time series analysis.

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Jan 29, 2013

OBJECTIVE: Anorexia nervosa (AN) is a serious eating disorder marked by self-induced underweight. In patients with AN, the avoidance of emotions appears to be a central feature that is reinforced during the acute state of the disorder.