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Safety climate, hearing climate and hearing protection device use among transportation road maintainers.

It is important to understand workplace factors including safety climate that influence hearing protection device (HPD) use. We sought to investigate the association between HPD use, safety climate, and hearing climate, a new measure specific to hearing.

Human Error Bowtie Analysis to Enhance Patient Safety in Radiation Oncology.

While the vast majority of radiation treatments (RT) are effective and carried out without resulting in patient harm, quality and safety events of varying clinical significance do occur. Ensuring safety within RT is of paramount importance. To further support and augment patient safety efforts, a robust methodology is needed for analyzing human errors that defeat individual controls within RT quality assurance (QA) programs. We herein demonstrate an adapted use of a human error bowtie analysis to evaluate a...

The Radiation Safety Officer as an Advocate for Patient Safety.

The role of the radiation safety officer is to maintain radiation exposures as low as reasonably achievable. Traditionally, the focus has been on reducing or eliminating unnecessary occupational exposure to employees and ensuring exposure of visitors and members of the public is maintained below regulatory limits. Over the last three decades there has been increasing concern expressed in the medical literature on the potential risks of radiation exposure to patients undergoing diagnostic medical imaging pro...

Opportunities for improvement in nursing homes: Variance of six patient safety climate factor scores across nursing homes and wards-Assessed by the Safety Attitudes Questionnaire.

Safety climates are perceptions of safety culture shared by staff in organizational units. Measuring staff perceptions of patient safety culture by using safety climate surveys is a possible way of addressing patient safety. Studies have documented that patient safety climates vary significantly between work sites in hospitals. Across-ward variations in the measurements of safety climate factor scores may indicate ward-specific risk of adverse events related to patient care routines, work environment, staff...

Efficacy and safety of a novel catheter for transradial cerebral angiography.

The goal of this study was to evaluate the safety and efficacy of a novel catheter for right radial artery approach cerebral angiography.

Coronary CT angiography by modifying tube voltage and contrast medium concentration: Evaluation of image quality and radiation dose.

Currently, there is an increasing interest in noninvasive imaging of cardiovascular system such as computed tomography coronary angiography (CCTA). The risks of radiation-induced cancer and contrast-induced nephropathy (CIN) have always been regarded as concerns which increased demand for CCTA using reduced radiation dose and iodine intake. We aimed to evaluate the image quality and radiation dose of CCTA by modifying tube voltage and concentration of contrast media.

Comparing the impacts of climate change on the responses and linkages between terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems.

Aquatic and terrestrial organisms are being exposed to a number of anthropogenically-induced environmental stresses as a consequence of climate change. In addition, climate change is altering various linkages that exist between ecosystems on land and in water. Here we compare and contrast how climate change is altering aquatic and terrestrial environments and address some of the ways that the organisms in these ecosystems, especially the primary producers, are being affected by climate change factors, inclu...

Evaluation of the patient safety climate in hospitalization units: a cross-sectional study.

To evaluate the perception of nurses from different hospitalization units of a teaching hospital in Goiás about the climate of patient safety.

A dual perspective on risk perception and its effect on safety behavior: A moderated mediation model of safety motivation, and supervisor's and coworkers' safety climate.

Previous studies have acknowledged the impact of risk perception on safety behavior, but were largely controversial. This study aims to clarify this conflict and the mechanism through which risk perception can have an impact on safety behavior. From the perspective of the dual attribute of the job demand concept in job demands-resources theory, we posit that risk perception can be considered as a job hindrance or a job challenge depending on the context, thereby resulting in a negative or positive impact on...

Comparison of diagnostic accuracy of dual-axis rotational versus standard coronary angiography.

The data about the accuracy of dual-axis rotational coronary angiography (DARCA) in detecting coronary artery disease (CAD) is scare. This study aimed to compare the diagnostic accuracy of DARCA versus standard coronary angiography (SA). 70 patients with possible CAD underwent SA following by DARCA were prospectively enrolled. The primary endpoint was the non-inferiority comparison of the two modalities regarding diagnosis of CAD. Coronary lesion assessment, quantitative coronary angiography (QCA) analysis,...

An augmented patient-specific approach to administration of contrast agent for CT renal angiography.

This hybrid retrospective and prospective study performed on 200 consecu¬tive patients undergoing renal CTA, investigates the opacification of renal vasculature, radiation dose, and reader confidence.

Estimated radiation dose according to the craniocaudal angle in cerebral digital subtraction angiography: Patient and phantom study.

Routine use of cranial angulation with 15-20 degrees, craniocaudal angled (CC) view, for cerebral digital subtraction angiography (DSA) helps minimize bone subtraction artifacts with less overlapping of the vessels, however, it may increase the radiation dose. We designed the phantom and patient studies to determine the effect of the angulation to the radiation dose and the feasibility of true posteroanterior angled (PA) view, in cerebral DSA.

Exploring leading nurses' work values and their association with team safety climate.

To explore leading nurses' work values and their effect on the safety climate in neonatal intensive care units (NICUs).

Psychosocial safety climate and unsafe behavior among miners in China: the mediating role of work stress and job burnout.

Work stress among coal miners may affect health and well-being, which could have safety implications for their work. The purpose of the present study is to explore the mechanism of how psychosocial safety climate, work stress and job burnout impact on the unsafe behavior of miners. A cross-sectional survey was conducted in Shanxi Province, China during 3 months in 2018. A total of 862 male miners were recruited from 30 coal mines; participants were aged 23-49 years (M = 33.54 yrs), with mining experien...

Radiation Exposure Safety Patterns with the Use of Intraoperative Fluoroscopy.

To examine current practice patterns in occupational radiation safety by members of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) and to assess if these vary by surgeon demographics and experience.

Patient safety analysis in radiation burden of head computed tomography imaging in 1,185 neurosurgical inpatients.

We performed a retrospective analysis in a cohort of 1,185 patients at our institution who were identified as undergoing one or more head CT exams during their inpatient stay on the neurosurgery service. To quantify the number, type, and associated radiation burden of head CT procedures performed on the neurosurgery service.

Safety and efficacy of liver stereotactic body radiation therapy for hepatocellular carcinoma following segmental transarterial radioembolization.

With increasing use of radiation for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) through trans-arterial radioembolization (TARE) and stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT), there is concern for increased radiation related complications when using SBRT after TARE. This study compares safety of SBRT following segmental TARE versus trans-arterial chemoembolization (TACE).

ProtDCal-Suite: A web server for the numerical codification and functional analysis of proteins.

Computational tools for the analysis of protein data and the prediction of biological properties are essential in life sciences and biomedical research. Here, we introduce ProtDCal-Suite, a web server comprising a set of machine learning-based methods for studying proteins. The main module of ProtDCal-Suite is the ProtDCal software. ProtDCal translates the structural information of proteins into numerical descriptors that serve as input to machine-learning techniques. The ProtDCal-Suite server also incorpor...

Electrocardiogram-gated Computed Tomography with Coronary Angiography for Cardiac Substructure Delineation and Sparing in Patients with Mediastinal Lymphomas Treated with Radiotherapy.

(1) Demonstrate feasibility of electrocardiogram-gated computed tomography with coronary angiography (E-CTA) in treatment planning for mediastinal lymphoma and (2) Assess whether inclusion of cardiac substructures in the radiation plan optimization (CSS optimization) results in increased cardiac substructure sparing.

Assessment of radiation protection and awareness level among radiation workers and members of the public in Afghanistan - A pilot study.

 In this study, the level of radiation protection and awareness among radiation workers and members of the public in Afghanistan is assessed using two different survey mechanisms. The onsite survey conducted by the regulatory authorities covered 472 facilities while the online survey covering 1200 responses was conducted via the Survey Monkey online survey platform. Both the onsite and the online surveys show that more than 70% of radiation workers have insufficient knowledge of radiation s...

A novel phosphorus-containing MoS hybrid: Towards improving the fire safety of epoxy resin.

Layered molybdenum disulfide (MoS) has received significant attention due to various applications, such as catalysis, supercapacitors, batteries, and polymer nanocomposites. However, developing highly effective MoS-based polymer nanocomposites with superior dispersion resulting in improved thermal and flame retardant properties still remains a huge challenge. Herein, a kind of MoS hybrid was synthesized by the reaction of exfoliated MoS nanosheets with (4-carboxybutyl) triphenylphosphoniumbromide (TPP) via ...

Artificial Intelligence for Aortic Pressure Waveform Analysis During Coronary Angiography: Machine Learning for Patient Safety.

The study developed a neural network to perform automated pressure waveform analysis and allow real-time accurate identification of damping.

Clinical impact of low-radiation computed tomography coronary angiography diagnosis for coronary artery stenosis: Study Protocol.

The objective of this study aims to assess the clinic impact of low-radiation computed tomography coronary angiography (LR-CTCA) diagnosis for coronary artery stenosis (CAS).

Increasing sensitivity of alpine grasslands to climate variability along an elevational gradient on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau.

Monitoring and mapping the sensitivity of grassland ecosystems to climate change is crucial for developing sustainable local grassland management strategies. The sensitivity of alpine grasslands to climate change is considered to be high on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau (QTP), yet little is known about its spatial pattern, and particularly the variations between different elevations. Here, based on the Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) and three climate variables (air temperature, precipitation, and...

Patient safety in radiation oncology in Spain: a need to change.

The Working Group on Patient Safety and Quality of the Spanish Society of Radiation Oncology, revised the most relevant national and international recommendations, selecting a series of important aspects for patient safety, evaluating whether they are included in Spanish legislation MATERIALS AND METHODS: We have considered a concept as relevant to the patient safety in radiotherapy if so defined in at least 8 of the 16 documents reviewed.

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