Use of Radio-frequency Identification (RFID) System Surveillance to Document Attending Physician Arrival to Trauma Activations Susan Schmunk, CSTR, CAISS A recent article published in Trauma Performance Improvement outlines the use of RFID chips in a New York Hospital to improve documentation and in turn determine compliance with the American College of Surgeon (ACS) guidelines …
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Susan Schmunk, CSTR, CAISS A recent article from the American College of Emergency Physicians concluded that transfusion of packed red blood cells (PRBC) 22 days or older in major trauma victims may expose patients to an increased risk of death within 24 hours.
It’s Just another Stage of Development For CTRs it has been an eventful and possibly overwhelming few months.
Of all a healthcare facility’s many departments, its trauma center is arguably one of the most critical for determining patient outcomes.