Patient Safety

Assessing the Impact of Telemedicine on Nursing Care in Intensive Care Units.

Publication Date: 
Jan 02, 2016

BACKGROUND: Information on the impact of tele-intensive care on nursing and priority areas of nursing care is limited.

OBJECTIVES: To conduct a national benchmarking survey of nurses working in intensive care telemedicine facilities in the United States.

[Mobile technology and health applications, what are they?].

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Publication Date: 
Nov 05, 2015

There are almost as many mobile telephone connections in the world as there are people. A vast number of mHealth apps related to health and welfare are available and can be used by mobile phones, smart phones and tablets.

Smartphones let surgeons know WhatsApp: an analysis of communication in emergency surgical teams.

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Publication Date: 
Dec 16, 2014

BACKGROUND: Outdated communication technologies in healthcare can place patient safety at risk. This study aimed to evaluate implementation of the WhatsApp messaging service within emergency surgical teams.

Review of mobile health technology for military mental health.

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Publication Date: 
Aug 08, 2014

Mental health problems pose challenges for military veterans, returning service members, and military family members including spouses and children. Challenges to meeting mental health needs include improving access to care and improving quality of care.

The use of global positioning systems in promoting safer walking for people with dementia.

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Publication Date: 
Oct 28, 2013

There are about 5 million people in Europe who have dementia, approximately half of whom need daily care. A common reason why dementia sufferers are admitted to long-term care is because of "wandering", i.e.

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