Tag: Trauma Centers

Use of Radio-frequency Identification (RFID) System Surveillance to Document Attending Physician Arrival to Trauma Activations

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  Use of Radio-frequency Identification (RFID) System Surveillance to Document Attending Physician Arrival to Trauma Activations Susan Schmunk, CSTR, CAISS A recent article published in Trauma Performance Improvement outlines the use of RFID chips in a New York Hospital to improve documentation and in turn determine compliance with the American College of Surgeon (ACS) guidelines …

How Old Is That Blood?

  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.