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A controlled trial of smart infusion pumps to improve medication safety in critically ill patients1
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Omdat alarmeringen van limietoverschrijdingen veel te vaak voorkwamen, werd deze functie niet meer serieus genomen, wijn waarschijnlijk beïnvloed door de volgende factoren. Expand
Video decision support tool for advance care planning in dementia: randomised controlled trial
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Older people who view a video depiction of a patient with advanced dementia after hearing a verbal description of the condition are more likely to opt for comfort as their goal of care compared with those who solely listen to a verbal descriptions. Expand
Comparisons of patient and physician expectations for cancer survivorship care.
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Patients and physicians have discordant expectations with respect to the roles of PCPs and oncologists in cancer Survivorship care, supporting the need to make survivorship care planning a standard component in cancer management. Expand
Is the professional satisfaction of general internists associated with patient satisfaction?
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The patients of physicians who have higher professional satisfaction may themselves be more satisfied with their care, according to a cross-sectional survey of patients and physicians in the greater-Boston area. Expand
Health literacy not race predicts end-of-life care preferences.
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The findings suggest that clinical practice and research relating to end-of-life preferences may need to focus on a patient education model incorporating the use of decision aids such as video to ensure informed decision-making. Expand
A controlled trial of smart infusion pumps to improve medication safety in critically ill patients*
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Intravenous medication errors and adverse drug events were frequent and could be detected using smart pumps, but there was no measurable impact on the serious medication error rate. Expand
The Association of Physician Attitudes about Uncertainty and Risk Taking with Resource Use in a Medicare HMO
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Attitudes toward uncertainty were significantly associated with patient charges and may improve prediction of patient-care charges, offer insight into the medical decision-making process, and perhaps clarify the relationship between cost, uncertainty, and quality of care. Expand
An evaluation of risk factors for adverse drug events associated with angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors.
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Cox proportional hazard model identified the following independent risk factors for discontinuation because of adverse drug events: age, female gender, ethnicity other than African American or Latino, no history of previous ACE inhibitor use, history of cough caused by another ACE inhibitor, hypertension, anxiety or depression, no hemodialysis, and elevated creatinine. Expand
Assessment of education and computerized decision support interventions for improving transfusion practice
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Overuse of blood products is common, but prior efforts to improve transfusion decisions have met with limited success. Expand
Differences in the quality of care for women with an abnormal mammogram or breast complaint
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It is found that a substantial proportion of women with a breast problem managed by generalists did not receive care consistent with a clinical guideline, particularly younger women with an abnormal mammogram and a normal or benign-appearing mammogram. Expand
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