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A nurse or other trained profession who records events (e.g., intubation, medication administration, placement of endotracheal tube or IV line, etc.) during cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).


Emergency medicine A nurse who records events–eg, intubation, medication administration, placement of endotracheal tube or IV line, etc–during CPR. See Cardiac event recorder, Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, Code Blue, Insertable loop recorder.

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Q. ex-wife works in hospital and accesses my and my familys medical records what can i/we do about this legally this is done without any consent she has computer acess to any records and accesses them upon her own

A. If you are sure of this she is breaking the law...Hippa protects patient right and this is a clear voliation of those right. I suggest you get a copy of the hospitals Right to Privacy , HIPPA paperwork. Then If you can prove this write a letter to hospital admenistration and one to her supervisor and/or director. Let them know you know this is a violation of patient rights and you want it dealt with immediatly or you will seek out legal council. They should responded to your letter in avery timely matter. If you do not have proof discuss with someone in medical record about the "need to know" bases and if ther eis no reason for her to know this information( she could be one tha thas to put it on your records) you would like to be assured she has no access to them and if she is doing a job that would give her the right ask that they please have someone else in the department handle you and your family dure to personal reasons. I encourage you to handle this in a very proffesi

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The penetration of the recorder case, which is meant to withstand the worst of crashes, underscored the speed at which the jet plummeted when it fell 7,500 feet into the swamp.
Because of the holiday, it was unclear when analysis of the recorder would start, Benson said.
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The recorder memory expands with the use of the cards.
EASE-OF-USE -- Downloading files from the recorder and transcribing them is all done within the Dragon NaturallySpeaking window.
The recorder weighs under four ounces (excluding batteries), is slim and compact enough to fit easily in a shirt pocket and can be held comfortably in the palm of a hand.
When the user returns to his PC, he connects the recorder to the PC via the included cable and instructs Dragon NaturallyOrganized to process the recorded actions.
CREATE AND APPEND DOCUMENTS - Users can dictate new documents or append existing documents simply by talking into the recorder.
Lohman estimates that roughly one-third of the 1,200 sworn officers in the department carry the recorders.
Although a handful of Southern California police agencies require officers to carry the recorders, including the Orange County cities of Brea and Laguna Beach, police officers in Riverside County are not required to carry the devices.
Speakers for audio playback are located on the back of the recorders.
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