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A 5-y follow-up of the radiation exposure to in-room personnel during cardiac catheterization.

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Source
Health Phys. 1992 Jan;62(1):10-5
Publication Type
Article
Date
Jan-1992
Author
L. Renaud
Author Affiliation
Department of Biomedical Engineering, Montreal Heart Institute, Canada.
Source
Health Phys. 1992 Jan;62(1):10-5
Date
Jan-1992
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Cardiac Catheterization
Coronary Angiography - adverse effects
Follow-Up Studies
Humans
Medical Staff, Hospital
Occupational Exposure - statistics & numerical data
Personnel, Hospital
Quebec
Radiation Dosage
Thermoluminescent Dosimetry
Abstract
This study documents the radiation doses received by all in-room personnel of three cardiac catheterization laboratories where more than 15,000 cardiac procedures have been performed over a 5-y period. It is shown that all in-room personnel was exposed to a body dose equivalent well below any regulatory limits. However, some workers may have exceeded the occupational 150 mSv y-1 recommended limit for the lens of the eye. The physicians-in-training and the staff physicians are the two groups more likely to reach this limit. It is also demonstrated that a low correlation exists between the annual number of procedures and the annual head dose equivalent of a physician, but more variation is likely to originate from his/her working attitude and techniques. The mean dose equivalent at the collar level of the physicians is estimated to be 0.04 +/- 0.02 mSv per procedure.
PubMed ID
1727405 View in PubMed
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Absenteeism among hospital staff during an influenza epidemic: implications for immunoprophylaxis.

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature240175
Source
Can Med Assoc J. 1984 Sep 1;131(5):449-52
Publication Type
Article
Date
Sep-1-1984
Author
G W Hammond
M. Cheang
Source
Can Med Assoc J. 1984 Sep 1;131(5):449-52
Date
Sep-1-1984
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Absenteeism
Adult
Canada
Disease Outbreaks - epidemiology
Humans
Influenza, Human - epidemiology - prevention & control
Nursing Staff, Hospital
Personnel, Hospital
Retrospective Studies
Abstract
The 1980-81 epidemic of influenza A/Bangkok 79 was responsible for increased absenteeism (1.7 times the rate for the corresponding period of the subsequent nonepidemic year) among selected hospital staff in Winnipeg's Health Sciences Centre. Retrospective study of employment records for 25 of the centre's largest departments showed excess sick-leave costs of about $24 500 during the 2-week period of peak absenteeism that included the epidemic. Although the centre was sampling prospectively for the virus the first positive results became available too late for chemoprophylactic measures to have been effective. The greater increase in absenteeism among nursing staff caring for patients with chronic respiratory disease and nurses working on general medical or pediatric acute infection/isolation wards suggested that these groups be targeted for influenza vaccination in hospitals.
Notes
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PubMed ID
6467117 View in PubMed
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Absenteeism among hospital staff during influenza epidemic.

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature238269
Source
CMAJ. 1985 Oct 1;133(7):641
Publication Type
Article
Date
Oct-1-1985
Author
R A Fralick
Source
CMAJ. 1985 Oct 1;133(7):641
Date
Oct-1-1985
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Absenteeism
Canada
Cross Infection - epidemiology
Disease Outbreaks
Hospitals, Chronic Disease
Hospitals, Special
Humans
Influenza, Human - epidemiology - transmission
Personnel, Hospital
Notes
Cites: Can Med Assoc J. 1984 Sep 1;131(5):449-526467117
PubMed ID
4042030 View in PubMed
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Access to hand hygiene in eastern Ontario.

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Source
Can J Infect Control. 2009;24(3):153-7
Publication Type
Article
Date
2009
Author
Joseph V Vayalumkal
Colette Ouellet
Virginia R Roth
Author Affiliation
Canadian Field Epidemiology Program, Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, ON, Canada.
Source
Can J Infect Control. 2009;24(3):153-7
Date
2009
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Data Collection
Hand Disinfection - standards
Humans
Hygiene
Ontario
Personnel, Hospital - standards
Point-of-Care Systems - standards
Abstract
Hand hygiene compliance improves when alcohol-based hand products (ABHP) are provided at the point-of-care (POC). However, it is not known how many facilities have the infrastructure available to provide easy access to ABHP currently.
To describe the extent to which facilities in the Champlain Infection Control Network (CICN) provide POC access to ABHP.
A survey was conducted of all healthcare facilities in the CICN in October 2007. Sites were asked to complete a one-page questionnaire regarding number and location of ABHP dispensers on one ward in their facilities. The primary outcome measures included: the proportion of facilities providing any POC access to ABHP and the proportion of ABHP dispensers that were at POC, hallways and other areas.
A total of 18 of 59 (31%) long-term care facilities (LTCF) and 14 of 18 (78%) acute-care facilities (ACF) participated in the survey. Intensive care units (ICUs) were present in seven (50%) of the ACF. POC access to ABHP was provided in 44% of LTCF, 50% of ACF and 71% of ICUs surveyed. In LTCF 20% of ABHP dispensers were at the POC compared to 23% in ACF and 42% in ICUs.
Although ABHP is available in these settings, most dispensers are not provided at the POC. Hospitals and LTCF need to increase the number of ABHP dispensers available, with a particular emphasis on placing them at the POC in accordance with provincial guidelines.
PubMed ID
19891168 View in PubMed
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Accuracy of healthcare worker recall and medical record review for identifying infectious exposures to hospitalized patients.

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Source
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2006 Jul;27(7):722-8
Publication Type
Article
Date
Jul-2006
Author
M. Aquino
J M Raboud
A. McGeer
K. Green
R. Chow
P. Dimoulas
M. Loeb
D. Scales
Author Affiliation
Department of Microbiology, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Source
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2006 Jul;27(7):722-8
Date
Jul-2006
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Disease Transmission, Infectious
Environmental Exposure
Hospitalization
Humans
Inpatients
Medical Audit
Mental Recall
Ontario
Personnel, Hospital
Abstract
To determine the validity of using healthcare worker (HCW) recall of patient interactions and medical record review for contact tracing in a critical care setting.
Trained observers recorded the interactions of nurses, respiratory therapists, and service assistants with study patients in a medical-surgical intensive care unit. These observers' records were used as the reference standard to test the criterion validity of using HCW recall data or medical record review data to identify exposure characteristics. We assessed the effects of previous quarantine of the HCW (because of possible exposure) and the availability of patients' medical records for use as memory aids on the accuracy of HCW recall.
A 10-bed medical-surgical intensive care unit at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto, Ontario.
Thirty-six HCWs observed caring for 16 patients, for a total of 55 healthcare worker shifts.
Recall accuracy was better among HCWs who were provided with patient medical records as memory aids (P
PubMed ID
16807848 View in PubMed
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[A consultant in child psychiatry at a neonatal department as support for parents and personnel]

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature60479
Source
Nord Med. 1982 Mar;97(3):78-80
Publication Type
Article
Date
Mar-1982

[A crisis intervention team for hospital personnel. "Visiting activities" with psychological support in incidents of severe violence].

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature217332
Source
Lakartidningen. 1994 Sep 7;91(36):3141-2, 3145
Publication Type
Article
Date
Sep-7-1994
Author
M. Omerov
L. Forsberg
B. Wistedt
L. Bejhed
Author Affiliation
Samtliga vid psykiatriska klinikerna, Danderyds sjukhus.
Source
Lakartidningen. 1994 Sep 7;91(36):3141-2, 3145
Date
Sep-7-1994
Language
Swedish
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Crisis Intervention
Emergency Service, Hospital - manpower
Humans
Occupational Exposure
Patients - psychology
Personnel, Hospital - psychology
Social Support
Sweden
Violence
PubMed ID
7990552 View in PubMed
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