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Implementation and Evaluation of a Protocol for Recording Process Documentation in the Presence of Failures [chapter]

Zheng Chen, Luc Moreau
2008 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
We have designed F-PReP, a protocol to guarantee the recording of process documentation in the presence of failures. This paper discusses its implementation and evaluates its performance.  ...  Failures result in process documentation not being recorded, thereby causing the loss of evidence that a process occurred.  ...  In this paper, we have evaluated a protocol, F-PReP, for recording process documentation in the presence of failures.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-89965-5_11 fatcat:aihmpffg4bhlhcv5367heamllq

Protocol implementation in anesthesia: beta-blockade in non-cardiac surgery patients

Alan D. Baxter, Salmaan Kanji
2007 Canadian Journal of Anesthesia  
Secondarily, the incidence of PMI/I was also evaluated as a measure of protocol efficiency. The protocol was implemented in May 2003.  ...  Evaluation of protocol introduction The primary goal of the evaluation of the protocol was to assess protocol utilization.  ...  APPENDIX 1 Eligibility criteria for use of perioperative beta-adrenergic blockade Two or more of: -Age ≥ 70 yr -High/intermediate risk surgical procedure, defined as ip, intrathoracic, major arthroplasty  ... 
doi:10.1007/bf03022007 pmid:17272250 fatcat:mya6asutijbhjjy2fovz3zee6u

Development of a Protocol for Successful Palliative Care Consultation in Population of Patients Receiving Mechanical Circulatory Support

Shilpee Sinha, Carey Belcher, Alexia Torke, Joycelyn Howard, Marco Caccamo, James E. Slaven, Irmina Gradus-Pizlo
2017 Journal of Pain and Symptom Management  
The authors have no disclosures. This research did not receive any specific grant from funding agencies in the public, commercial, or not-for-profit sectors.  ...  The electronic medical record was also used for documentation and storage of ACP/SDM documents in a defined location to ensure easy and consistent accessibility.  ...  Detailed information about involvement of the PC team was also recorded, including presence of PC consult before and after implantation, presence of documented SDM before and after MCS implantation, members  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2017.07.021 pmid:28716615 fatcat:wxjjrcwgwvbchkng3vswwpkyrq

Recording Process Documentation in the Presence of Failures [chapter]

Zheng Chen, Luc Moreau
2009 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This paper describes our solution, F PReP, a protocol for recording process documentation in the presence of failures.  ...  Previous work has conceived a computer-based representation of past executions for determining provenance, termed process documentation, and has developed a protocol, PReP, to record process documentation  ...  Conclusion In this paper, we have presented a generic protocol, F PReP, for recording process documentation in the presence of failures.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-00867-2_10 fatcat:nxluobmytvh4jc2ksvcm5srjd4

The PQUAL Open System Quality Model

Cristian IONITA
2012 Informatică economică  
Quality assessment of open business enterprise systems is very important because those plat-forms play a central role in the organizations that implement them.  ...  The current paper proposes a new easily applicable software quality model called PQUAL that evaluates the quality of such systems.  ...  The aspects analyzed for fault tolerance are the presence of node and process redundancy and isolation mechanisms.  ... 
doaj:342aac46f0cf4340ac70e5429d699415 fatcat:3hjnk724enf6nkuwflg4aknc6m

Assessing written communication during interhospital transfers of emergency general surgery patients

Felicity N.R. Harl, Megan C. Saucke, Caprice C. Greenberg, Angela M. Ingraham
2017 Journal of Surgical Research  
Elements of written communication were abstracted from referring facility documents scanned into the medical record using a standardized abstraction protocol.  ...  In 12.4% (n = 14), referring documents arrived after the patient's ED arrival and were not part of the original documentation provided.  ...  Elements examined in the final analysis included the presence of outside records, the total number of scanned pages, and the role (i.e., physician, nurse) of the author of the documentation.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jss.2017.02.069 pmid:28624064 pmcid:PMC5614521 fatcat:blm7qsmhbfffbafvbjnzjftkky

Site-independent confirmation of subject selection for CNS trials: 'dual' review using audio-digital recordings

Steven D Targum, J Cara Pendergrass
2014 Annals of General Psychiatry  
The primary reasons for screen failure were insufficient documentation to support the intended diagnosis, symptom severity that did not meet protocol criteria, the presence of excluded comorbid conditions  ...  Site-independent review of subject eligibility for central nervous system (CNS) trials has been used as a surveillance method to enhance the integrity and precision of the subject selection process.  ...  Acknowledgements We would like to acknowledge Philip Rauh, Chelsea Toner, Alyssa Galley, Morgan Bailey, and Timothy Petersen for their participation and assistance in the implementation of the C-VISA TM  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12991-014-0021-3 fatcat:4ko7w67lkfea7brl6zzqql3rb4

Quality of nursing documentation and approaches to its evaluation: a mixed-method systematic review

Ning Wang, David Hailey, Ping Yu
2011 Journal of Advanced Nursing  
of wound (Gartlan et al. 2010) , specific assessment and interventions for older patients with chronic heart failure , nursing actions and evaluation for patients in palliative care (Gunhardsson et  ...  Documentation is a communication tool for exchange of information stored in records between nurses and other caregivers (Urquhart et al. 2009 ).  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1365-2648.2011.05634.x pmid:21466578 fatcat:tlivz6szdzfhbb2b5asaigyd24

Guidelines for validation and qualification, including change control, for hospital transfusion laboratories*

S. Allard, G. Burgess, B. Cuthbertson, C. Elliott, R. Haggas, J. Jones, B. Robertson, D. Sadani, K. Smith
2012 Transfusion Medicine  
The outcome of each phase of validation should be recorded and the overall conclusions, with a scientific assessment of any failures should be documented in a validation summary report.  ...  Hence, it might be appropriate to revisit the risk assessment to identify and evaluate any possible change in risk after implementing a risk reduction process. 8.9 An example of a risk assessment, as part  ...  details of when the proposed interface will be operational and what functionality will be available for go live. 8.4 Where necessary it must be possible to use the equipment in a stand-alone mode. 8.5  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1365-3148.2011.01124.x pmid:22332648 fatcat:remervjc2rdpxpeam5efbxgdo4

Prospective Performance Assessment of an Out-of-Hospital Protocol for Selective Spine Immobilization Using Clinical Spine Clearance Criteria

Robert M. Domeier, Shirley M. Frederiksen, Kathy Welch
2005 Annals of Emergency Medicine  
Methods: A 4-year prospective study examined EMS and hospital records for patients after the implementation of an EMS protocol for selective spine immobilization.  ...  EMS personnel were trained to perform and document a spine injury assessment for out-of-hospital trauma patients with a mechanism of injury judged sufficient to cause a spine injury.  ...  immobilization protocol 27 asks EMS providers to evaluate patients for the presence of a mechanism of injury sufficient to cause spine injury and perform a spine injury assessment in these patients.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.annemergmed.2005.02.004 pmid:16046941 fatcat:wqf3fyah35ah5gu6t65oqoze2e

Towards Automatic Diabetes Case Detection and ABCS Protocol Compliance Assessment

N. K. Mishra, R. Y. Son, J. J. Arnzen
2012 Clinical Medicine & Research  
This study was primarily designed to evaluate the efficacy of employing clinical natural language processing to analyze discharge summaries for evidence indicating a presence of diabetes, as well as to  ...  Objective: According to the American Diabetes Association, the implementation of the standards of care for diabetes has been suboptimal in most clinical settings.  ...  Özlem Uzuner, i2b2 and SUNY. Authors also thank Danielle Kahn in assisting us with the literature search on use of NLP for disease screening and classification.  ... 
doi:10.3121/cmr.2012.1047 pmid:22634542 pmcid:PMC3421414 fatcat:rmqew6hbizgjvm6qu7fj5f7jha

Factors affecting adoption, implementation fidelity, and sustainability of the Redesigned Community Health Fund in Tanzania: a mixed methods protocol for process evaluation in the Dodoma region

Albino Kalolo, Ralf Radermacher, Manfred Stoermer, Menoris Meshack, Manuela De Allegri
2015 Global Health Action  
Discussion: This protocol describes a systematic process evaluation in relation to the implementation of a reformed MHI.  ...  Objective: In this paper, we describe a process evaluation protocol aimed at opening the 'black box' to evaluate the implementation processes of the Redesigned Community Health Fund (CHF) program in the  ...  Acknowledgements We would like to thank the HPSS project team in Dodoma for their input during the preparation of the theory of intervention and refinement of the conceptual framework.  ... 
doi:10.3402/gha.v8.29648 pmid:26679408 pmcid:PMC4683988 fatcat:rp2gyyuddvgjxaoue4lbfiaeqq

A Methodology for Classifying Root Causes of Outbreaks of Legionnaires' Disease: Deficiencies in Environmental Control and Water Management

Benjamin R. Clopper, Jasen M. Kunz, Simone W. Salandy, Jessica C. Smith, Brian C. Hubbard, John P. Sarisky
2021 Microorganisms  
The methodology included a classification framework to assess common failures observed in the implementation of water management programs (WMPs).  ...  We calculated the prevalence of EDs among facilities and explored differences between facilities with and without WMPs. A majority of EDs identified (81%) were classified as process failures.  ...  The findings and conclusions in this report are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official position of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  ... 
doi:10.3390/microorganisms9010089 pmid:33401429 fatcat:5yrytdqxizad7itejvdm4qkdlm

Impact of an Extraglottic Device on Pediatric Airway Management in an Urban Prehospital System

Daniel Ostermayer, Elizabeth Camp, James Langabeer, Charles Brown, Juan Mondragon, David Persse, Manish Shah
2019 Western Journal of Emergency Medicine  
We evaluated the impact of a pediatric prehospital airway management protocol change, inclusive of EGAs, on airway management and patient outcomes in children in cardiac arrest or respiratory failure.  ...  after implementation of an evidence-based airway management protocol inclusive of the addition of the EGA.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors thank the men and women of the Houston Fire Department for their contribution to the body of knowledge in the science of EMS.  ... 
doi:10.5811/westjem.2019.8.44464 pmid:31738725 pmcid:PMC6860396 fatcat:bnxbvenqfncidkbkpxvp4gqufq

Implementation of anesthesia quality indicators in Germany
Implementierung anästhesiologischer Qualitätsindikatoren in Deutschland : Eine prospektive, nationale, multizentrische Qualitätssteigerungsstudie

S. Ziemann, M. Coburn, R. Rossaint, J. Van Waesberghe, H. Bürkle, M. Fries, M. Henrich, D. Henzler, T. Iber, J. Karst, O. Kunitz, R. Löb (+9 others)
2020 Anaesthesist  
The trial consisted of an initial evaluation of pre-existing structures and processes by the heads of the participating anesthesia departments, followed by a 6-month implementation phase of the QI as well  ...  as a final re-evaluation phase.  ...  Aachen University for their support in setting up the OpenClinica database and the study's website www.qi-an.org.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00101-020-00773-y pmid:32377798 pmcid:PMC8674175 fatcat:ltlt4wlvxngwfkdtvppiffk4yu
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