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Reiki For Recovery: Incorporating Japanese Health Practices To Increase Contemporary Resiliency In American Health, Leif Peterson 2021 The University of San Francisco

Reiki For Recovery: Incorporating Japanese Health Practices To Increase Contemporary Resiliency In American Health, Leif Peterson

Master's Projects and Capstones

The Japanese health practice of Reiki attempts to maximize the latent ability of the human system to heal itself. The Reiki system, established over a century ago, combines multiple Asian health traditions, experimenting with practices that maximize the natural processes of the body to perform its own repairs. Reiki encourages healthy behaviors that balance the mind and body, return the human system to a lowered stress level, and allow for an optimal recovery state for the patient. This paper illustrates how this Japanese health-affirming method can be integrated and utilized within existing health and medical practices. An area that is ...


A Pilot Study Comparing Over And Under Triage Systems At A Center Pursuing Trauma Accreditation, Caitlyn N. Balsay BS, MR, Bree A. Harrison BSN, RN, TCRN, Joseph J. Stirparo MD, Michael T. Crowley MD, Nicholas P. Johnson DO, Bryan G. Kane MD, Kathleen E. Kane MD 2021 USF MCOM - LVHN Campus

A Pilot Study Comparing Over And Under Triage Systems At A Center Pursuing Trauma Accreditation, Caitlyn N. Balsay Bs, Mr, Bree A. Harrison Bsn, Rn, Tcrn, Joseph J. Stirparo Md, Michael T. Crowley Md, Nicholas P. Johnson Do, Bryan G. Kane Md, Kathleen E. Kane Md

Department of Emergency Medicine

No abstract provided.


A Pilot Study Comparing Over And Under Triage Systems At A Center Pursuing Trauma Accreditation, Caitlyn N. Balsay BS, MR, Bree A. Harrison BSN, RN, TCRN, Joseph J. Stirparo MD, Michael T. Crowley MD, Nicholas P. Johnson DO, Bryan G. Kane MD, Kathleen E. Kane MD 2021 USF MCOM - LVHN Campus

A Pilot Study Comparing Over And Under Triage Systems At A Center Pursuing Trauma Accreditation, Caitlyn N. Balsay Bs, Mr, Bree A. Harrison Bsn, Rn, Tcrn, Joseph J. Stirparo Md, Michael T. Crowley Md, Nicholas P. Johnson Do, Bryan G. Kane Md, Kathleen E. Kane Md

USF-LVHN SELECT

No abstract provided.


Emergency Medicine Resident Identification Of Medication Safety Issues, Natalie E. Ebeling-Koning DO, Charles A. Soares MD, Gillian A. Beauchamp MD, Gavin C. Barr Jr. MD, Terrence E. Goyke DO, Shawn M. Quinn DO, Kevin Weaver D.O.,FACOEP, Dawn M. Yenser C-TAGME, Bryan G. Kane MD 2021 Lehigh Valley Health Network

Emergency Medicine Resident Identification Of Medication Safety Issues, Natalie E. Ebeling-Koning Do, Charles A. Soares Md, Gillian A. Beauchamp Md, Gavin C. Barr Jr. Md, Terrence E. Goyke Do, Shawn M. Quinn Do, Kevin Weaver D.O.,Facoep, Dawn M. Yenser C-Tagme, Bryan G. Kane Md

Department of Emergency Medicine

No abstract provided.


Treatment Access For Dual Diagnosis Substance Use And Mental Health Disorders, Pedro Banuelos 2021 California State University, San Bernardino

Treatment Access For Dual Diagnosis Substance Use And Mental Health Disorders, Pedro Banuelos

Electronic Theses, Projects, and Dissertations

In 2018, of 1.3 million Latinx adults in the United States facing concurrent issues with substance use disorders (SUD) and mental health disorders (MHD) 93% remained untreated for either diagnosis. This is concerning since Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) data reveals that this population is at greater risk for suicidal thoughts, plans, and attempts. They also face structural barriers such as employment, housing, legal involvement, and insurability that further impede access to treatment.

This study’s purpose was to examine barriers to accessing treatment for Latinx populations confronting co-occurring SUDs and MHDs. This study used a ...


Access To Primary Care Among Emergency Department Patients, Megan Hanna, Nicholas Seitz, Steven Repas, Michael Harrington, David L. House, Tiffany Le, Derek Sorensen, Catherine Marco 2021 Wright State University - Main Campus

Access To Primary Care Among Emergency Department Patients, Megan Hanna, Nicholas Seitz, Steven Repas, Michael Harrington, David L. House, Tiffany Le, Derek Sorensen, Catherine Marco

Medical Student Research Symposium Abstracts and Posters

Primary care is an essential component of a robust healthcare system by promoting preventative medicine and health education. This study assessed the percentage of Emergency Department (ED) patients with access to primary care and barriers to primary care.


Efficacy Of Advanced Prehospital Communication In Acute Ischemic Stroke Treatment, Dylan Horinek 2021 University of Texas at Tyler

Efficacy Of Advanced Prehospital Communication In Acute Ischemic Stroke Treatment, Dylan Horinek

MSN Capstone Projects

Ischemic stroke outcomes are directly affected by time to treatment. This intervention demonstrates promise in decreasing time to treatment by optimizing pres-hospital communication, basically giving a report to providers and registration information before the patient arrives at the facility. The use of an advanced digital application has demonstrated in multiple studies significant difference in time to treatment in ischemic stroke, and ultimately leads to improved patient outcomes, increased staff satisfaction, and increased facility revenue.


Reduction In Hospital System Opioid Prescribing For Acute Pain Through Default Prescription Preference Settings: Pre-Post Study, Benjamin Heritier Slovis, Jeffrey Riggio, Melanie Girondo, Cara Martino, Bracken Babula, Lindsey Roke, John C. Kairys 2021 Thomas Jefferson University

Reduction In Hospital System Opioid Prescribing For Acute Pain Through Default Prescription Preference Settings: Pre-Post Study, Benjamin Heritier Slovis, Jeffrey Riggio, Melanie Girondo, Cara Martino, Bracken Babula, Lindsey Roke, John C. Kairys

Department of Medicine Faculty Papers

BACKGROUND: The United States is in an opioid epidemic. Passive decision support in the electronic health record (EHR) through opioid prescription presets may aid in curbing opioid dependence.

OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study is to determine whether modification of opioid prescribing presets in the EHR could change prescribing patterns for an entire hospital system.

METHODS: We performed a quasi-experimental retrospective pre-post analysis of a 24-month period before and after modifications to our EHR's opioid prescription presets to match Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines. We included all opioid prescriptions prescribed at our institution for nonchronic pain. Our ...


C25: The “Spot Sign”: A Predictor Of Hematoma Expansion, Mckenzie Merritt 2021 Roseman University of Health Sciences

C25: The “Spot Sign”: A Predictor Of Hematoma Expansion, Mckenzie Merritt

Annual Research Symposium

No abstract provided.


Analysis Of An Obstetrics Point-Of-Care Ultrasound Training Program For Healthcare Practitioners In Zanzibar, Tanzania., Elizabeth A Hall, Danielle Matilsky, Rachel Zang, Naomasa Hase, Ali Habibu Ali, Patricia C Henwood, Anthony J Dean 2021 Department of Emergency Medicine, Providence St. John's Health Center, 2121 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA, 90404, USA; Point-of-Care Ultrasound in Resource-Limited Environments (PURE), Malvern, PA, USA.

Analysis Of An Obstetrics Point-Of-Care Ultrasound Training Program For Healthcare Practitioners In Zanzibar, Tanzania., Elizabeth A Hall, Danielle Matilsky, Rachel Zang, Naomasa Hase, Ali Habibu Ali, Patricia C Henwood, Anthony J Dean

Department of Emergency Medicine Faculty Papers

BACKGROUND: A point-of-care ultrasound education program in obstetrics was developed to train antenatal healthcare practitioners in rural Zanzibar. The study group consisted of 13 practitioners with different training backgrounds: physicians, clinical officers, and nurse/midwives. Trainees received an intensive 2-week antenatal ultrasound course consisting of lectures and hands-on practice followed by 6 months of direct supervision of hands-on scanning and bedside education in their clinical practice environments. Trainees were given a pre-course written exam, a final exam at course completion, and practical exams at 19 and 27 weeks. Trainees were expected to complete written documentation and record ultrasound images of ...


The Protective Effect Of Traditional Chinese Medicine On Liver Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury., Wen Ma, Songling Tang, Dina Xie, Guoqiang Gu, Lu Gan 2021 Sichuan University-The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Institute for Disaster Management and Reconstruction, Chengdu 610207, China; Research Laboratory of Emergency Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610041, China

The Protective Effect Of Traditional Chinese Medicine On Liver Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury., Wen Ma, Songling Tang, Dina Xie, Guoqiang Gu, Lu Gan

Department of Emergency Medicine Faculty Papers

Liver ischemia-reperfusion (I/R) injury occurs during transplantation and major hepatic surgery, which may lead to postoperative liver dysfunction. More and more traditional Chinese medicines (TCMs) have been used to treat liver ischemia-reperfusion injury. The purpose of this review is to evaluate the different protective effects of TCMs in the treatment of liver ischemia-reperfusion injury and to summarize its possible mechanisms. The results indicate that TCMs attenuate liver I/R injury via multiple mechanisms, including antioxidation stress, anti-inflammatory response, antiapoptosis, and inhibiting endoplasmic reticulum stress. However, the in-depth mechanism of the protective effects of these traditional Chinese medicines still remains ...


Improving Emergency Department Throughput: Using A Pull Method Of Patient Flow, Jeffrey Collins 2021 University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences

Improving Emergency Department Throughput: Using A Pull Method Of Patient Flow, Jeffrey Collins

Student Scholarly Projects

Practice Problem: Overcrowding in the emergency department (ED) has been shown to increase the length of hospital stay, adversely impact patient outcomes, and reduce patient satisfaction. Problems with overcrowding and throughput are often thought of as an ED-specific inefficiency; however, the issue is indicative of hospital-wide inefficiencies.

PICOT: The PICOT question that guided this project was “For ED patients admitted to the medical-surgical unit at an acute medical center, will the implementation of a pull model for patient flow, when compared to the current push model, reduce admission delay and length of stay (LOS) within six weeks of implementation?

Evidence ...


Severe Hyponatremia Following Cystoscopy And Urethral Dilation: An Unusual Late Complication, Mir Ibrahim Sajid, Shanila Ahmed, Noman Ali 2021 Aga Khan University

Severe Hyponatremia Following Cystoscopy And Urethral Dilation: An Unusual Late Complication, Mir Ibrahim Sajid, Shanila Ahmed, Noman Ali

Medical College Documents

No abstract provided.


Evali During The Covid-19 Pandemic: A Needle In The Ground Glass, Derek J. Fikse DO, Matthew Nimmo DO, Alexandra Amaducci DO, Kenneth D. Katz MD 2021 Lehigh Valley Health Network

Evali During The Covid-19 Pandemic: A Needle In The Ground Glass, Derek J. Fikse Do, Matthew Nimmo Do, Alexandra Amaducci Do, Kenneth D. Katz Md

Department of Emergency Medicine

No abstract provided.


Escape This Emergency Room: Simulation Education During A Pandemic, Michael C. Nguyen MD, Nicole Elliott DO, Julie A. Fritzges DO, Louis Morolla DO, Steven A Johnson MD 2021 Lehigh Valley Health Network

Escape This Emergency Room: Simulation Education During A Pandemic, Michael C. Nguyen Md, Nicole Elliott Do, Julie A. Fritzges Do, Louis Morolla Do, Steven A Johnson Md

Department of Emergency Medicine

No abstract provided.


Interventions To Reduce Emergency Department Demand During A Pandemic, Cynthia Wang BS, Bryan G. Kane MD, Jason L. Forgeon MD, Justin Giordano DO, Armando Orta MD, Richard S. MacKenzie MD 2021 USF MCOM - LVHN Campus

Interventions To Reduce Emergency Department Demand During A Pandemic, Cynthia Wang Bs, Bryan G. Kane Md, Jason L. Forgeon Md, Justin Giordano Do, Armando Orta Md, Richard S. Mackenzie Md

Department of Emergency Medicine

No abstract provided.


Barriers To Healthy Births At Nigerian Hospitals, Caroline Johnston 2021 University of South Carolina - Columbia

Barriers To Healthy Births At Nigerian Hospitals, Caroline Johnston

Senior Theses

Maternal mortality is a problem everywhere, but it is especially dangerous in Nigeria where the average woman experiences pregnancy six times during her lifetime (Population Reference Bureau, 2001). Many researchers focus on the medical complications associated with labor, such as hemorrhage, eclampsia, or infection. Although these birth complications are the direct sources of maternal death, it is also important to recognize how maternal mortality is a multifaceted issue influenced by local cultural groups, religions, politics, poverty level and the absence of basic infrastructures. Although maternal mortality is interconnected with social and geographical elements, my paper concentrates on Nigerian hospitals and ...


Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (Cpr) Training Strategies In The Times Of Covid-19: A Systematic Literature Review Comparing Different Training Methodologies, Daniyal Mansoor Ali, Butool Hisam, Natasha Shaukat, Mirza Noor Ali Baig, Marcus Eng Hock Ong, Jonathan L. Epstein, Eric Goralnick, Paul D. Kivela, Bryan McNally, Junaid Razzak 2021 Aga Khan University

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (Cpr) Training Strategies In The Times Of Covid-19: A Systematic Literature Review Comparing Different Training Methodologies, Daniyal Mansoor Ali, Butool Hisam, Natasha Shaukat, Mirza Noor Ali Baig, Marcus Eng Hock Ong, Jonathan L. Epstein, Eric Goralnick, Paul D. Kivela, Bryan Mcnally, Junaid Razzak

Department of Emergency Medicine

Background: Traditional, instructor led, in-person training of CPR skills has become more challenging due to COVID-19 pandemic. We compared the learning outcomes of standard in-person CPR training (ST) with alternative methods of training such as hybrid or online-only training (AT) on CPR performance, quality, and knowledge among laypersons with no previous CPR training.
Methods: We searched PubMed and Google Scholar for relevant articles from January 1995 to May 2020. Covidence was used to review articles by two independent researchers. Effective Public Health Practice Project (EPHPP) Quality Assessment Tool was used to assess quality of the manuscripts.
Results: Of the 978 ...


The Covid-19 Pandemic: An Opportunity To Strengthen Health Systems In Afghanistan, Umerdad Khudadad, Najibullah Safi, Wafa Aftab, Asrar Ali, Sameen Siddiqi 2021 Aga Khan University

The Covid-19 Pandemic: An Opportunity To Strengthen Health Systems In Afghanistan, Umerdad Khudadad, Najibullah Safi, Wafa Aftab, Asrar Ali, Sameen Siddiqi

Department of Emergency Medicine

No abstract provided.


The Complicated Path To Wellness, Jennifer Reese, Martin Huecker 2021 University of Colorado School of Medicine

The Complicated Path To Wellness, Jennifer Reese, Martin Huecker

Journal of Wellness

No abstract provided.


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