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Chapter 1. An Atlas to Enhance Patient Care, Learning, and Teaching > Expanding Our Internal Image Banks

The Color Atlas of Family Medicine, 2e

... The larger our saved image bank in our brain, the better clinicians and diagnosticians we can become. The expert clinician has a large image bank stored in memory to call on for rapid pattern recognition. Our image banks begin to develop in medical school when we view pictures in lectures...

Disorders of the Male Reproductive Tract

Pathophysiology of Disease: An Introduction to Clinical Medicine, 7e

... undergo magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the pituitary gland and the hypothalamus to evaluate the possibility of a pituitary tumor. If the serum gonadotropin levels are low and the serum testosterone level is half the lower limit of normal, further evaluation of the remaining pituitary hormones should...

Nervous System Disorders

Pathophysiology of Disease: An Introduction to Clinical Medicine, 7e

Chapter 2. The Operating Room Environment

Morgan & Mikhail's Clinical Anesthesiology, 5e

... a component of either diagnostic imaging or radiation therapy. Examples include fluoroscopy, linear accelerators, computed tomography, directed beam therapy, proton therapy, and diagnostic radiographs. Human effects of radiation are measured by units of absorbed doses such as the gray (Gy) and rads...

Chapter 39. Anesthesia for Trauma & Emergency Surgery

Morgan & Mikhail's Clinical Anesthesiology, 5e

... clinical trials. It is important to establish which personnel are empowered to invoke use of the MTP, given the expense and implications for the blood bank in terms of blood inventory, personnel training and availability, and disruption of routine blood bank duties. Establishing an MTP benefits both...

Proteins: Higher Orders of Structure > Schematic Diagrams Highlight Specific Structural Features

Harper's Illustrated Biochemistry, 31e

... The three-dimensional structure for literally thousands of proteins can be accessed through the Protein Data Bank ( http://www.rcsb.org/pdb/home/home.do ) and other repositories. While one can obtain the images that indicate the position of every atom, since even small proteins contain many...

Chapter 54. Anesthetic Complications

Morgan & Mikhail's Clinical Anesthesiology, 5e

... workers (including anesthesiologists), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention proposed guidelines that apply to all categories of patient contact. These universal precautions, which are equally valid for protection against hepatitis B or C infection, are as follows: The use of imaging equipment...

Child Development & Behavior > THE FIRST 2 YEARS

Current Diagnosis & Treatment: Pediatrics, 24e

... an hour. This was faster than a steamboat had ever gone before. Crowds gathered on both banks of the river to see this new kind of boat. They were afraid that its noise and splashing would drive away all the fish. Answer: “What river was the trip made on?” Ask to write the sentence: “The fishermen...

Healthcare: People, Roles, and Third-Party Partners > Medical Technicians

Healthcare Information Security and Privacy

... in support of performing procedures in the specific clinical practice. This would include diagnostic imaging, cardiac catheterizations, and hemodialysis. For all of these different types of medical technicians, their reports and findings of tests and examinations are what the physicians will use to diagnose...

Protecting Digital Health Information: Cybersecurity Fundamentals > Availability

Healthcare Information Security and Privacy

... unorganized raw data is a security issue. The privacy and security frameworks such as the DPD and HIPAA, for instance, address the issue of having relevant information versus having more than is needed. A provider that requires a relevant prior MRI image when treating an orthopedic injury must certainly have...

A Digital Handshake at the Virtual Front Door > The Power of Networking

It's About Patient Care: Transforming Healthcare Information Technology the Cleveland Clinic Way

... This is pretty much where the image of the computer as an all-knowing, card-spitting, lightbulb-blinking piece of mechanical wizardry likely got its start. It is also more or less where public perception stayed throughout the sixties, seventies and even into the early eighties. Computers were autonomous, self...

Application of the Right Tool to the Right Problem > TRIZ Tools

Performance Improvement for Healthcare: Leading Change with Lean, Six Sigma, and Constraints Management

.... It is similar to looking at a dynamic presentation rather than a static image. According to system operator, we have to take into account not only the system itself but also its supersystem and subsystems. For each of these supersystems, systems, and subsystems, the past, present, and future also must...

Disrupting the Business Model of the Physician's Practice > INTRODUCTION

The Innovator's Prescription: A Disruptive Solution for Health Care

... economical on-site testing and imaging, 5 and online diagnostic road maps that integrate large bodies of research to bring more and more diagnostic capabilities to primary care physicians (fourth component). 6 It happens again and again in the world economy. Architects have been disrupted...

Future Directions for Medical Devices and Diagnostic Equipment > GROWTH WAVES OF CENTRALIZATION AND DECENTRALIZATION

The Innovator's Prescription: A Disruptive Solution for Health Care

... and diagnostic equipment. The first wave of growth arises through centralizing sophisticated expertise and equipment in hospitals. The next waves are enabled by rapid in vitro assays, imaging diagnostics, and medical devices that shift the point of care to clinics, offices, and ultimately homes. FIGURE 9.1...

Collaborative Care Is More Effective > Working Together in Institutes

The Cleveland Clinic Way: Lessons in Excellence from One of the World's Leading Healthcare Organizations

... from Cleveland Clinic's Taussig Cancer Institute, Imaging Institute, Ob/Gyn & Women's Health Institute, and others. Patients who are suffering from prostate cancer, kidney cancer, urinary incontinence, sexual issues, and many other urological and kidney-related conditions can now walk into one...

High-Tech, High-Touch > The "E-Volution" of Medical Practice (It Sounded a Lot Cooler in 1999)

It's About Patient Care: Transforming Healthcare Information Technology the Cleveland Clinic Way

... case would ever arrive on a physician's desk, and no physician would ever waste time digging through a jumbled stack of photocopied notes, looking for missing images or results. The initial idea was fairly simple: there are diagnoses for which, even if a patient traveled to see a Cleveland Clinic...

The Role of Disruptive Technology and Business Model Innovation in Making Products and Services Affordable and Accessible > THE DISRUPTIVE INNOVATION THEORY

The Innovator's Prescription: A Disruptive Solution for Health Care

... in the established market. Airplanes that fly farther, computers that process faster, cellular phone batteries that last longer, and televisions with larger screens and clearer images are all sustaining innovations. We have found in our research that in almost every case the companies that win the battles...

The Internet of Healthcare > Access, an Increase by Addition

It's About Patient Care: Transforming Healthcare Information Technology the Cleveland Clinic Way

... services, and, should your situation require it, a direct line to an entire hospital-based medical care support system, including emergency medical capabilities, specialty surgeons, oncologists, hematologists, x-ray, ultrasound, and other diagnostic imaging modalities, radiation delivery devices, skilled...

Foreword >

Understanding Telehealth

... of specialty services including mental health and physical therapists. It will also be a component of large technology and retail companies that have been exploring ways to enter the health care market. Soon to be introduced is the ability of patients to take their own vital signs and images at home...

Anemias Due to Bone Marrow Failure or Infiltration > ACQUIRED

Pathophysiology of Blood Disorders, 2e

... FIGURE 4-1 Aplastic anemia. A) Normal bone marrow biopsy. B) Bone marrow biopsy from patient with aplastic anemia. (Used with permission from Dr. Stanley Schreier, American Society of Hematology Image Bank.) Because over 95% of the cells in the bone marrow are progeny...
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  • x Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 20e

Molecular Mechanisms of Microbial Pathogenesis > Bacterial Adhesins

Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 20e

... FIGURE 116-1 Bacterial surface structures. A and B . Traditional electron micrographic images of fixed cells of Pseudomonas aeruginosa . Flagella ( A ) and pili ( B ) project out from the bacterial poles. C and D. Atomic force microscopic image of live P. aeruginosa...

Molecular Mechanisms of Microbial Pathogenesis > Bacterial Adhesins

Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 20e

... FIGURE 116-1 Bacterial surface structures. A and B . Traditional electron micrographic images of fixed cells of Pseudomonas aeruginosa . Flagella ( A ) and pili ( B ) project out from the bacterial poles. C and D. Atomic force microscopic image of live P. aeruginosa...