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standard patient

, standardized patient
An actor who is trained to represent a patient during a clinical encounter with a health care provider. His or her performance is used in health care education to help trainees recognize the signs and symptoms of diseases and how to gather and relay information during a patient interview.
See also: patient
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This study evaluates and optimizes the performance of the emergency department through assessing the views of patients about standard patient satisfaction indicators.
Another study by Seibert, Guthrie and Adamo (2008) utilized standard patients via video-conferencing to evaluate health assessment skills of master's prepared clinical nurse specialists.
After controlling for the effects of caregiver age, and baseline measures of caregiver self-efficacy, baseline caregiver strain, and baseline home safety, caregivers who receive the Home Safety Toolkit will have improved home environmental safety higher postintervention self-efficacy, and lower postintervention caregiver strain than the control group which receives standard patient education.
Patient questionnaires for clinical research and improved standard patient care: Is it better to have 80% of the information in 100% of patients or 100% of the information in 5% of patients?
Similarly, standard patient trundling equipment such as tables, beds, stretcher, chairs, and commodes may well be too narrow or lacking in the necessary structural integrity to accommodate the morbidly obese.
To assist the CHWs to be vigilant, a set of questions related to the problem was incorporated in the standard patient's form.
The company's proprietary technology has multiple applications, including use in external and wearable defibrillators and with standard patient monitors widely used in hospitals throughout the world.
Its core proprietary defibrillation and electrode technology platform has multiple applications, including use in external and wearable defibrillators and with standard patient monitors widely used in hospitals throughout the world.
"Smart screens" that automatically fill in all known patient data from other screens-plus an intuitive approach that allows standard patient charting and links all patient care activity to the billing and reporting modules-provide an easy-to-use interface that eliminates duplicate data entry, while providing automatic accounting and reporting across functions.
Gormley and his team are developing a standard patient room design that standardizes features such as beds, bathrooms, sinks, and outlets.
The tower will increase surgical capacity, add cardiac-rehabilitation services, and will also feature First floor: a new main hospital entrance and lobby, patient admitting, cardiac rehabilitation, ambulatory therapy unit, gift shop and chapel, Second floor: a surgery registration area, pre-operation and post-anesthesia care units and 24 thoracic patient rooms, Third floor: 36 intensive care unit patient rooms, Fourth floor: 36 additional standard patient rooms, Fifth floor: shell space for future beds, Basement: new pharmacy, materials management department and a new loading dock.
(2) Reported dry eye symptoms with a standard patient evaluation for eye dryness (SPEED) score greater than 6 at the baseline

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