Christine Blakeley

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PURPOSE Using quantitative and qualitative methods, this study evaluated the impact of a radiographer image-reading service supporting a minor injuries unit in a UK emergency department. METHODS Quantitative analysis included a review of key performance indicators before and after implementation of the service and an audit of the radiographers'(More)
BACKGROUND Patients attending for complex imaging examinations may experience anxiety and discomfort with associated poor satisfaction and reduced compliance. This may lead to poor quality imaging, repeat scans and nonattendance. Analysing and understanding patient experience to improve the quality of care is of paramount importance within the National(More)
Heart failure is a major health problem, particularly among the elderly who experience the long term consequence of coronary artery disease. Over the past several years, the heart failure program at Michael Reese Hospital has seen a large number of elderly patients with heart failure. Two-thirds of these patients had a previous myocardial infarction, while(More)
housekeeping frequently result in more concentrated waste water making good treatment practices even more important though not more difficult. The definition of the problem, the first essential step in the design of an abatement program, becomes easier because more concentrated wastes are easier subjects for accurate analysis. For good definition of the(More)
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