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Understanding Communications in Medical Emergency Situations

Lyuba Mancheva, Julie Dugdale
2016 2016 49th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS)  
Good communication is essential within teams dealing with emergency situations. In this paper we look at communications within a resuscitation team performing cardio-pulmonary resuscitation.  ...  This paper analyses communication problems in the case of CPR and proposes an architecture that merges a situation awareness model and the belief-desire-intention (BDI) approach in multi-agent systems.  ...  SA is an important concept in decision-making in complex, dynamic environments such as medical emergency situations.  ... 
doi:10.1109/hicss.2016.32 dblp:conf/hicss/ManchevaD16 fatcat:3j2weg56uvcc5fwgavytqwis7a

Racial Disparities in Healthcare: Are We Prepared for the Future? Brief Report on Emergency Medical Services in a County Health Department in California

Ken Russell Coelho, Virginia T. Nguyen
2012 ISRN Emergency Medicine  
Patients revealed challenges in both service provision and delivery of emergency medical services.  ...  Our qualitative study attempts to understand health disparities through focus groups with 76 patients and their feedback on the use of emergency medical services.  ...  No other funding was sought in the creation of this work.  ... 
doi:10.5402/2012/340273 fatcat:i4xrccqz2zb5tcqdskaszclstu

Emergency fall Response of Nurses Visiting the Homebound Elderly in the Community: An Experience-Based Study

Hyesun Park, Sunyoung Lim, Ryewon Ma
2021 Asia-pacific Journal of Convergent Research Interchange  
In this study, various experiences are identified among case managers in emergency situations with regards to falls. It was conducted to explore experience as a case manager in emergency situations.  ...  of high-risk groups in emergency management for visiting nurses of the home-based elderly, request to identify abnormal symptoms in emergency situations for visiting nurses of the home-based elderly,  ...  Most of the elderly who use domestic emergency medical centers are the at-home elderly in the local community [6] .  ... 
doi:10.47116/apjcri.2021.10.05 fatcat:foovwvv5wfa4xfp36y4fk3aq2i

Supporting medical decision making with argumentation tools

Jingyan Lu, Susanne P. Lajoie
2008 Contemporary Educational Psychology  
This study investigated the collaborative decision-making and communicative discourse of groups of learners engaged in a simulated medical emergency in two conditions.  ...  In one condition subgroups used a traditional whiteboard (TW group) to document medical arguments on how to solve a medical emergency.  ...  This study examines communication in the context of decision making as it leads to a shared understanding of the patient and how such understanding guides actions in emergent medical situations.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.cedpsych.2008.05.005 fatcat:ea5bgcuh3rhc5fvnbdxyteorie

Book Review - Rhetorical Work in Emergency Medical Services: Communicating in the Unpredictable Workplace

Marissa McKinley
2020 Rhetoric of Health & Medicine  
in Emergency Medical Services: Communicating in the Unpredictable Workplace.  ...  Overall, Rhetorical Work in Emergency Medical Services is a text that should occupy the bookshelves of those interested in the power of rhetoric and how it presides during emergency medical situations.  ... 
doi:10.5744/rhm.2020.1006 fatcat:quvospgxyrc65aniz4gnhl2voq

Conceptualizing and Managing Medical Emergencies Where No Formal Paramedical System Exists: Perspectives from a Remote Indigenous Community in Canada

Jeffrey Curran, Stephen Ritchie, Jackson Beardy, David VanderBurgh, Karen Born, John Lewko, Aaron Orkin
2018 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
The purpose of this study was to understand the characteristics of medical emergencies and to conceptualize and present a framework for what a medical emergency is for one remote Indigenous community in  ...  1) Background: Remote communities in Canada lack an equitable emergency medical response capacity compared to other communities.  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors would like to thank the community members of Sachigo Lake First Nation. The SLWEREI would not be possible without their support and leadership.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph15020267 pmid:29401706 pmcid:PMC5858336 fatcat:veta6jslbbgf5ln7s2nftlfsxu

Effective medical leadership in times of emergency: a perspective

Oded Hershkovich, David Gilad, Eyal Zimlichman, Yitshak Kreiss
2016 Disaster and Military Medicine  
Medical leadership is receiving increasing recognition especially in discussing actions to be taken in times of stress and emergency.  ...  the processes leading to outstanding performance in times of emergency. © 2016 Hershkovich et al.  ...  Moreover, in emergency situations the medical outcome may be influenced by different non-medical parameters, so we educate and train our medical leaders to broaden their perspective and to add to their  ... 
doi:10.1186/s40696-016-0013-8 pmid:28265438 pmcid:PMC5329946 fatcat:xbgyfmyahnfq5lnuiycuzrjmcm

Engineering effective cooperation and communication: a bottom-up approach

Julie Dugdale, Sandrine Darcy, Bernard Pavard
2006 International Journal of Emergency Management  
Her work concerns the design and use of new technologies for supporting the management of emergency situations.  ...  We argue that robustness, flexibility and self-organisation are key issues in designing emergency communication systems.  ...  The project is concerned with the development of communication technologies to support emergency rescue operations and which can provide a global view of the evolving situation at the CP level.  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijem.2006.010281 fatcat:yc6plobwhba23nyqruytlofqwy

Identification and Description of 1-1-5 Emergency Operators' Experiences in Kerman, Iran (2019); a Qualitative Research

Mohadeseh Motamed-Jahromi, Tayebeh Jalali, Tayebeh Mirzaei, MSc in Nursing, Dept. of Medical and Surgical Nursing, School of Nursing, Fasa University of Medical Sciences, Fasa, Iran., MSc of Nursing, Dept. of Medical Surgical Nursing, School of Nursing and midwifery, Geriatric Care Research Center, Rafsanjan University of Medical Sciences, Rafsanjan, Iran., Associate Prof., Dept. of Medical Surgical Nursing, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Geriatric Care Research Center, Rafsanjan University of Medical Sciences, Rafsanjan, Iran.
2020 Journal of Occupational Health and Epidemiology  
Emergency operators are often faced with difficult situations.  ...  Coping skills and communication skills were found out to be effective in managing such problems.  ...  Acknowledgement We sincerely appreciate all 1-1-5 medical emergency operators of Kerman, without whom this study would not be conducted. Conflict of interest: None declared.  ... 
doi:10.29252/johe.9.1.27 fatcat:5uzhdpkwbferfd63ceficqdbra

Exploring the views of young people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) on how to improve medical consultations

Alexander Mayor
2021 BJPsych Open  
to improve these interactions.BackgroundResearch has shown that general awareness around autism is poor among the general medical community and this can result in poor communication during medical consultations.MethodAn  ...  seeking verbal consent.ResultAmong the 8 parents interviewed the themes emerging were a deep lack of understanding and awareness among medical staff of the challenges faced by individuals with autism,  ...  Research has shown that general awareness around autism is poor among the general medical community and this can result in poor communication during medical consultations. Method.  ... 
doi:10.1192/bjo.2021.553 fatcat:rzghto3ft5efvko5v3g35qvbwu

Lean Six Sigma for Disaster Evacuations: Case Study

Engelbert Zefaj
2020 European Journal of Economics, Law and Social Sciences  
This paper addresses the response to the emergency situation that occurred during the evacuation and shelter of people affected by natural disaster.  ...  This paper is a case study that is realized based on the actions of an emergency team to assist evacuees who were affected by the earthquake in Albania in November 2019.  ...  In order to understand the outcome achieved aft er the emergency action, a comparison was made with the situation before the action. As shown in the table 6, we have ideal results for each indicator.  ... 
doaj:75b50f4a380445808531fcc98012a789 fatcat:d7h77ceahfe2neglupjduzk3j4

Pharmacy Leader's Role in Hospital Emergency Preparedness Planning

Christopher Bell, Sarah Daniel
2014 Hospital Pharmacy  
an emergency situation.  ...  Pharmacists Volume 49, April 2014 should be expected to understand the pharmacology as well as dosing information for all medications that may be used in an emergency.  ... 
doi:10.1310/hpj4904-398 pmid:24958947 pmcid:PMC4062753 fatcat:5ejwl5kxx5dbrlxpkgywwo4oly

The need for purposeful teaching, learning and assessment of crisis resource management principles and practices in the undergraduate pre-hospital emergency care curriculum: A narrative literature review

Mugsien Rowland, Anthonio Oladele Adefuye, Craig Vincent-Lambert
2021 Australasian Journal of Paramedicine  
setting include situation awareness, decision-making, verbal communication, teamwork as well as leadership and followership skills.  ...  IntroductionTraditionally, undergraduate emergency medical care (EMC) training programs have, over the years, typically focussed on developing individuals with proficiency in clinical skills who can perform  ...  This growing understanding of the importance and value of communication has necessitated the need to support and disseminate the theory and practice of medical communication during acute care (36, 37)  ... 
doi:10.33151/ajp.18.820 fatcat:mv4lj6r4j5cepic35iam4pvzc4

The non-verbal communication in handover situations are the spice between the lines, to understand the severity of the patient's condition

Hanna Engstrand, Janet Mattsson
2016 Journal of Nursing Education and Practice  
Practical implications: The non-verbal communication in the handover situation is key to understand the severity of the situation and give the nurses profane knowledge how to prepare the continuing nursing  ...  To further support the understanding of the situation, information should be presented in chronological order.  ...  The key to safety in a handover lies within the communication in the situation.  ... 
doi:10.5430/jnep.v7n5p1 fatcat:kqebozmravdn5ctdgxrkdhwsny

Participatory Development of an Image-Based Communication Aid for Migrant Patients and Emergency Nurses [chapter]

Kerstin Denecke, Friederike J.S. Thilo, Christopher Lueg, Loraine Olalia, Anouk Haldemann, Beatrice Kaufmann
2022 Studies in Health Technology and Informatics  
In such situations, nurses often fall back to use ad hoc communication aids, including translation apps and visual dictionaries, to collect information about a patient's medical history.  ...  In this paper, we report on the participatory design process for a novel image-based communication aid.  ...  Apps were considered relevant when they aimed at supporting medical communication in emergencies and mentioned that they were aimed at supporting migrant patients.  ... 
doi:10.3233/shti220312 pmid:35575843 fatcat:wqaerd3ytvgsxmtrpjuzgz3qfu
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