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OBJECTIVE To rationalise oxygen procedures in adult medical and surgical inpatients with a view to improving patient safety. DESIGN Prospective pre- and post-intervention audit. SETTING Manning Hospital, a rural referral hospital in Taree NSW. PARTICIPANTS Pre-intervention: 82 patients aged 72.7 ± 14.7 years. Post-intervention: 77 patients aged 73.6 ±(More)
Telestroke services have been shown to increase stroke therapy access in rural areas. The implementation of advanced CT imaging for patient assessment may improve patient selection and detection of stroke mimics in conjunction with telestroke. We implemented a telestroke service supported by multimodal CT imaging in a rural hospital in Australia. Over(More)
Usability testing is often performed on health information systems in hospital settings. Task-completion time is a frequently used measure of efficiency and a marker of successful systems. This paper presents a systematic review of the literature to determine if usability testing during the implementation of health information systems in hospitals is(More)
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