• doctors
  • Australia's surgeons and doctors have cautiously returned to work as the fallout from the collapse of the nation's largest medical defence organisation continued to unsettle both the profession and patients. (bmj.com)
  • ward
  • Arriving in Vietnam just days before the Tet Offensive, the Colleton handled 890 combat casualties from 29 January 1968 - May 1968, admitted 134 patients to the ship's ward, and evacuated 411 after emergency life-saving treatment and stabilization had been received. (wikipedia.org)
  • includes
  • An improved patient transfer sheet device includes a thin first sheet, having a low coefficient of friction for contacting inner surfaces thereof and substantially higher coefficients of friction for other surfaces contacting the first sheet, and a thin second sheet, fixedly connected to the first sheet. (patentgenius.com)
  • emergency
  • Citing '…dozens of complaints from upset patients, their families, and from whistleblowers within the medical transportation industry who feel that patient safety is being compromised and that the government's response to these issues has been inadequate…' the Ontario Ombudsman, André Marin, announced on January 11, 2011 that the Special Ombudsman Response Team (' SORT ') is conducting an investigation into non-emergency medical transfers. (lexology.com)
  • It was chosen by NHS Kent and Medway in January 2013 to provide non-emergency patient transport. (wikipedia.org)
  • HOH also receives daily referrals from the Intituto Medico San Nicolas (IMSAN), a large out-patient facility in the San Nicolas area, which attends approximately 16.000 patients through its emergency department. (wikipedia.org)
  • handle
  • The terminal usually closes at 6 p.m. but can be opened at any time to handle humanitarian emergencies, such as the transfer to Israel of a Druze dentistry student who suffered a stroke while studying in Syria. (wikipedia.org)
  • farmers
  • The first patients were all men, and most of them were farmers or laborers. (wikipedia.org)
  • The crossing is also used for the transfer of apples grown by Druze farmers under the auspices of the Red Cross. (wikipedia.org)
  • Apples in the Golan Heights being transferred to Syria via the Quneitra crossing Apple transferred to Syria at Quneitra crossing, February 2011 Druze women protest in call to open Golan border crossing Haaretz, Oct. 8, 2007 Druze Farmers in Israel's Golan Heights Sell Apples to Syria NPR, March 14, 2005 Syrian refugees to seek shelter in Israel? (wikipedia.org)
  • high
  • This eases the workload on EMS personnel, who are statistically at high risk of back injury from repetitive raising and lowering of patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • injury
  • Using logistic regression, the odds for occupational back injury (ie, sudden onset episodes) in 2006 from patient transfers in 2005 was modeled. (sjweh.fi)
  • Among those with daily patient transfer (N=3820), using an assistive device decreased the risk for back injury for "often" and "very often" use [OR 0.59 (95% CI 0.36-0.98) and OR 0.62 (95% CI 0.38-1.00), respectively] referencing those who "seldom" use assistive devices. (sjweh.fi)
  • Conclusion Daily patient transfer was associated with increased risk for back injury among healthcare workers. (sjweh.fi)
  • Persistent use of an assistive device was associated with reduced risk for back injury among healthcare workers with daily patient transfers. (sjweh.fi)
  • In wilderness or combat conditions, it may first be necessary to stabilize the patient prior to moving them to avoid causing further injury. (wikipedia.org)
  • treatment
  • the discussion was the outcome of an earlier reminder to subscribers that the treatment now being given to patients was not confined to Goulburn, but embraced areas within 100 miles radius. (wikipedia.org)
  • It was determined that the MRF needed a larger medical treatment and patient holding capacity and as a result, the Colleton was refitted at U.S. Naval Base Subic Bay, Philippines, in December 1967 and January 1968. (wikipedia.org)
  • back
  • This is not surprising since biomechanical studies have demonstrated how low backloads during common patient handling tasks frequently exceed recommended safe limits for maximal acceptable compressive forces on the back ( 10 , 11 ). (sjweh.fi)