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Date: 2017
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1197145
Description: An observational workflow time study was conducted involving doctors in the emergency department (ED) of a large Australian hospital. During 121.7 h across 58 sessions, we observed interruptive events ... More
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Date: 2017
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1206079
Description: Multi-tasking is an important skill for clinical work which has received limited research attention. Its impacts on clinical work are poorly understood. In contrast, there is substantial multi-tasking ... More
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Date: 2017
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1206465
Description: Aims: Adverse drug reactions (ADRs) have major impacts on patients and the hospital system. Methods identifying ADRs from selected International Classification of Diseases–10th revision (ICD-10) diagn ... More
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Date: 2017
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1206097
Description: Objective: To examine the impact of an electronic Results Acknowledgement (eRA) system on emergency physicians’ test result management work processes and the time taken to acknowledge microbiology and ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1207854
Description: Aim: Haemolysis has a major impact on patient safety as the need for a replacement specimen increases the risk of injury and infection, delays test results and extends the duration of hospital stays. ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1196941
Description: Background: Medication is the most common intervention in health care, and written medication information can affect consumers' medication-related behavior. Research has shown that a large proportion ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1155102
Description: Objective: The objective of the present study is to quantify utilisation of imaging for patients presenting to an ED with back pain, their characteristics and dispositions. Methods: A retrospective co ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1172272
Description: Background: Gout is an arthritic condition that is characterised by extremely painful, debilitating acute attacks and eventual joint and organ damage if not controlled. Despite the availability of ver ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1070395
Description: Objective: To review evidence of the effectiveness of information technology (IT) interventions to improve antimicrobial prescribing in hospitals. Method: MEDLINE (1950-March 2015), EMBASE (1947-March ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1184591
Description: Rationale, aims and objective: Accrediting health care organizations against standards is a recognized safety and quality intervention. The credibility of an accreditation programme relies on surveyin ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1192176
Description: Background: Pathology laboratories are required to immediately report results which indicate a patient is at critical risk, but there is little consensus about what values are deemed critical. The aim ... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/349762
Description: Little is known about the types of incidents that occur to aged care clients in the community. This limits the development of effective strategies to improve client safety. The objective of the study ... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/359717
Description: Objective: To conduct a cost-effectiveness analysis of a hospital electronic medication management system (eMMS). Methods: We compared costs and benefits of paper-based prescribing with a commercial e ... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1029574
Description: Objective: Manual data-entry of handwritten laboratory test requests into electronic information systems has implications for data accuracy. This study sought to identify the types and number of error ... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/349334
Description: Background Patients are increasingly using the Internet to communicate with health care providers and access general and personal health information. Missed test results have been identified as a crit ... More
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