Songs to Do CPR By Susan Schmunk, CSTR, CAISS Have you ever thought that you wouldn’t be able to do CPR if you were called to? There is a collection of songs on Spotify, “Songs to do CPR to” playlist, that may help you.
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Susan Schmunk, CSTR, CAISS According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) on average, every day, 300 children ages 0 to 19 are treated in emergency rooms across the country for burn-related injuries and two children die as a result of being burned.
Concussion Research Update Susan Schmunk, CSTR, CAISS A concussion is a mild brain injury that occurs after a fall, crash or blow to the head.
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.
By Cathy Massaro, CCM, MSW The anniversary of 9/11 has come and gone yet the effects of the tragedy are still felt everyday by many struggling with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, PTSD.
By Cathy Massaro, CCM, MSW The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is issuing new Medicare cards to all beneficiaries.
By Cathy Massaro, CCM, MSW It is a very simple question, but do we as healthcare professionals ask it at the right times for the right reasons? Do we ask it to establish rapport with our patients or only to make sure the right patient is getting the right medical care? The timing of this question …
By Cathy Massaro, CCM, MSW Alzheimer’s disease is a degenerative brain disease and the most common form of dementia.
A Brief Overview of HCC and Risk Adjustment Coding I would like to take a moment and go over the importance of RA, HCCs and quality of data abstraction.