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PURPOSE Improvement of performance during image-guided procedures begins with close observation of existing systems. Recording of procedures and detailed analysis of those recordings may provide considerable insight into how performance might be improved. MATERIALS AND METHODS Multiple video and audio recording devices were used to capture the(More)
BACKGROUND Central venous catheter placement is a common procedure with a high incidence of error. Other fields requiring high reliability have used Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) to prioritize quality and safety improvement efforts. OBJECTIVE To use FMEA in the development of a formal, standardized curriculum for central venous catheter(More)
The use of high doses of vitamins C, E and beta-carotene in pig diets had a positive effect on daily gains and feed conversion per kg weight gain. Vitamin C was the least efficient, while vitamin E had the greatest effect on meat quality. Vitamin E supplement improved the oxidative stability of meat to a greater extent than did vitamin C. Beta-carotene(More)
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