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[4 years of experiences with Karbase. A tool for quality development in vascular surgery].

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature216878
Source
Ugeskr Laeger. 1994 Nov 21;156(47):7032-5
Publication Type
Article
Date
Nov-21-1994
Author
L P Jensen
T V Schroeder
J E Lorentzen
P V Madsen
Author Affiliation
Karkirurgisk afdeling, Rigshospitalet, København.
Source
Ugeskr Laeger. 1994 Nov 21;156(47):7032-5
Date
Nov-21-1994
Language
Danish
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Denmark - epidemiology
Evaluation Studies as Topic
Follow-Up Studies
Humans
Quality Assurance, Health Care
Registries
Risk factors
Surgical Wound Infection - epidemiology
Vascular Surgical Procedures - adverse effects - standards - statistics & numerical data
Abstract
Karbase, a Danish register for vascular surgery is presented with data from four years experience. The register consists of 65 variables centered on risk factors, the perioperative course as well as follow-up information. During the four-year period 1989-1992 a total of 4902 admissions were registered in 3810 patients. Surgery was performed during 4005 admissions. Output data from Karbase is presented with results on survival and postoperative complications, related to preoperative risk factors. The incidence of surgical wound infections was 3.9%, with a significant reduction during the years (p = 0.004). Karbase is now used by all vascular surgical units in Denmark. We conclude that the establishment of a continuous registration has been beneficial to the department. We have achieved valid data on treatment, outcome and complications in relation to individual risk factors. In the future the use of Karbase will be extended with the aim of further quality development, locally as well as nation wide.
PubMed ID
7817410 View in PubMed
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The 10-year COPD Programme in Finland: effects on quality of diagnosis, smoking, prevalence, hospital admissions and mortality.

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature135938
Source
Prim Care Respir J. 2011 Jun;20(2):178-83
Publication Type
Article
Date
Jun-2011
Author
Vuokko L Kinnula
Tuula Vasankari
Eva Kontula
Anssi Sovijarvi
Olli Saynajakangas
Anne Pietinalho
Author Affiliation
Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary Medicine, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland. vuokko.kinnula@helsinki.fi
Source
Prim Care Respir J. 2011 Jun;20(2):178-83
Date
Jun-2011
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Adolescent
Adult
Diagnostic Techniques, Respiratory System - standards
Female
Finland - epidemiology
Hospitalization - trends
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Prevalence
Program Evaluation - methods
Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive - diagnosis - epidemiology - therapy
Quality Assurance, Health Care
Retrospective Studies
Smoking - adverse effects - epidemiology
Smoking Cessation - statistics & numerical data
Survival Rate - trends
Young Adult
Abstract
The Finnish National Programme for Chronic Bronchitis and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) 1998-2007 was set up to reduce the prevalence of COPD, improve COPD diagnosis and care, reduce the number of moderate to severe cases of the disease, and reduce hospitalisations and treatment costs due to COPD. Over 900 events for 25,000 participating healthcare workers were arranged. The major strengths of this programme included multidisciplinary strategies and web-based guidelines in nearly all primary health care centres around the country.
Data from national registries, epidemiological studies and questionnaires were used to measure whether the goals had been reached.
The prevalence of COPD remained unchanged. Smoking decreased in males from 30% to 26% (p
Notes
Comment In: Prim Care Respir J. 2011 Jun;20(2):109-1021603847
PubMed ID
21431275 View in PubMed
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[A 7-year experience with goiter surgery in an otorhinolaryngologic department. A retrospective study of the the period 1990-1996]

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature21042
Source
Ugeskr Laeger. 1999 Apr 26;161(17):2537-41
Publication Type
Article
Date
Apr-26-1999
Author
T R Nielsen
F. Clement
H. Pihl
S. Vadstrup
Author Affiliation
Centralsygehuset Nykøbing F, øre-, naese- og halsafdelingen og medicinsk afdeling.
Source
Ugeskr Laeger. 1999 Apr 26;161(17):2537-41
Date
Apr-26-1999
Language
Danish
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Adult
Aged
Denmark
English Abstract
Female
Goiter - pathology - surgery
Humans
Male
Microscopy
Middle Aged
Monitoring, Intraoperative - methods
Postoperative Complications - diagnosis - prevention & control
Quality Assurance, Health Care
Retrospective Studies
Thyroid Diseases - pathology - surgery
Thyroid Neoplasms - pathology - surgery
Thyroidectomy - adverse effects - methods - standards
Abstract
The aim of this study was quality assurance and to analyse the frequency of complications following thyroid surgery. The most dreaded surgical complications are permanent injury to the recurrent laryngeal nerve or persistent hypocalcaemia. Our surgical procedure included the use of the surgical microscope in connection with thyroid grand surgery. Our materiel includes 122 patients who underwent surgery for benign thyroid diseases in our department from 1990-1996. In nearly 50% of all cases a lobectomy was performed, reserving resections and subtotal thyroidectomy to special cases. Resections were primarily done in the beginning of the period. The surgical microscope was used as a standard procedure to identify and expose the recurrent laryngeal nerve and the parathyroid glands. Primary thyroid grand surgery in benign disease resulted in permanent unilateral laryngeal nerve palsy in one case or in 0.83% of the patients. When calculated as nerves at risk, the complication rate was reduced to 0.67%. In benign completion surgery the complication rate was 0%. No patient developed persistent hypocalcaemia.
PubMed ID
10327876 View in PubMed
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AACVPR/ACC/AHA 2007 performance measures on cardiac rehabilitation for referral to and delivery of cardiac rehabilitation/secondary prevention services endorsed by the American College of Chest Physicians, American College of Sports Medicine, American Physical Therapy Association, Canadian Association of Cardiac Rehabilitation, European Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation, Inter-American Heart Foundation, National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists, Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association, and the Society of Thoracic Surgeons.

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature161050
Source
J Am Coll Cardiol. 2007 Oct 2;50(14):1400-33
Publication Type
Article
Date
Oct-2-2007

[About a comprehensive pseudonymous registry]

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature23731
Source
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen. 1994 Feb 10;114(4):487-8
Publication Type
Article
Date
Feb-10-1994
Author
O H Iversen
P F Hjort
Author Affiliation
Statens Institutt for Folkehelse, Oslo.
Source
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen. 1994 Feb 10;114(4):487-8
Date
Feb-10-1994
Language
Norwegian
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Confidentiality
Humans
Neoplasms - epidemiology
Norway - epidemiology
Quality Assurance, Health Care
Registries - standards
PubMed ID
8009492 View in PubMed
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Academic and nonacademic laboratories perform equally on CIQC immunohistochemistry proficiency testing.

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature113089
Source
Am J Clin Pathol. 2013 Jul;140(1):55-60
Publication Type
Article
Date
Jul-2013
Author
Zhongchuan Will Chen
Heather Neufeld
Maria A Copete
John Garratt
C Blake Gilks
Emina E Torlakovic
Author Affiliation
Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.
Source
Am J Clin Pathol. 2013 Jul;140(1):55-60
Date
Jul-2013
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Academic Medical Centers
Breast Neoplasms - diagnosis
Canada
Data Collection
Female
Hospitals, Rural
Hospitals, Urban
Humans
Immunohistochemistry - standards
Laboratories - standards
Laboratory Proficiency Testing - standards
Paraffin Embedding
Pathology - standards
Quality Assurance, Health Care
Reproducibility of Results
Tissue Array Analysis
Tumor Markers, Biological - analysis
Workload
Abstract
To test whether academic centers (ACs) are more successful than nonacademic centers (NACs) in immunohistochemistry (IHC) external quality assessment challenges in the Canadian Immunohistochemistry Quality Control (CIQC) program.
Results of 9 CIQC challenges for breast cancer marker (BM) and various non-breast cancer marker (NBM) tests were examined. Success rates were compared between AC/NAC laboratories and those located in small or large cities. Performance was also correlated with annual IHC case volumes.
There was no statistically significant difference in performance in any of the comparisons. However, overall performance on BM was significantly better (P
PubMed ID
23765534 View in PubMed
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[A care program for traffic accidents. An American model for improvement of trauma care].

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature217703
Source
Lakartidningen. 1994 Jul 27;91(30-31):2792-4
Publication Type
Article
Date
Jul-27-1994

[Accelerating development of bariatric surgery in Sweden].

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature125605
Source
Lakartidningen. 2011 Dec 7-13;108(49):2574-7
Publication Type
Article

[Accessible facts are necessary for the development of diabetic care]

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature48320
Source
Lakartidningen. 1996 Jan 24;93(4):236
Publication Type
Article
Date
Jan-24-1996
Author
A. Ericsson
M J Bergvall
Source
Lakartidningen. 1996 Jan 24;93(4):236
Date
Jan-24-1996
Language
Swedish
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Diabetes Mellitus - therapy
Humans
Quality Assurance, Health Care
Registries
Sweden
PubMed ID
8569343 View in PubMed
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