Tag: "symbols" at medical news
Northwestern Memorial Hospital honored with one of the nation's top awards for quality
CHICAGO One of the nation's preeminent symbols
of quality in health care the 2005 National Quality Health Care Award was bestowed upon Northwestern Memorial Hospital. The award is presented annually by the National Committee for Quality Health Care (NCQHC) with corporate sponsorship from the C...
Article highlights confusion about Homeland Security safety symbols
SANTA MONICA, CA-- Safety symbols
designed to instruct American citizens how to reac...rity (DHS) introduced a series of pictorial safety symbols
designed to help prepare citizens in the wake of specific scenarios that might occur during a nuclea...
Developmental issues among triplet infants
...eir cognitive development and their ability to use symbols
during free play, such playing "mom" by feeding a doll and putting it to sleep. Moreover, among the triplet set, the child who was the most medically compromised at birth received the lowest level of maternal sensitivity across infancy, meaning the...
'Use it or lose it' warning rings true when it comes to exercise
...ng lists of words in specific categories, matching symbols
to corresponding numbers and completing a complex connect-the-dots task. "These cognitive tasks in our study tested a person's ability to maintain a train of thought," Emery said. "COPD-related cognitive impairment usually isn't noticeable to ...
Researching a workout device to help keep the balance system in shape
...g each foot-fall; all this while subjects identify symbols
on a computer screen to measure visual acuity. With this unique set-up, Bloomberg and his group can determine how the nervous system responds and adapts to different alterations in sensory input during walking. To complement the treadmill test, the...
Looking at pesticide labels through multi-colored glasses
...erences in how one interprets language, color, and symbols
may exacerbate the problem. To reduce the possibility of pesticide exposure, two researchers are investigating the use of cultural ergonomics to prevent pesticide exposure. Tonya Smith-Jackson, assistant professor of human factors engineering and er...
Multiple characteristics of HAART affect adherence
...cific attributes of each regimen, and pictures and symbols
were used to indicate features such as food requirements, pill size, number of pills and adverse event profiles. Neither the brand nor the generic names of the medications were mentioned and identifying markers were obscured.The data collected in t...
Kaleidescope eyes: the secrets of a novel gift
...ivid experiences of color, taste or odour. Visual symbols
like letters or numbers might elicit specific colors producing for the person a kaleidoscope experience. This extra layer of information may be behind synaesthetes' excellent rote memory. "They have color as an extra bit of information to help them r...
Researchers recommend community advisory boards to prevent lapses in informed consent
...nity members who share a common identity, history, symbols
and language and culture, he said. For example, gay activists and gay HIV-affected individuals could serve on a CAB for an AIDS clinical trials group interested in recruiting participants from the gay community, Strauss said. Representatives from the...