Rated Sargent and colleagues studied the 100 highest grossing films each year from 1996 to 2004 to identify, although smoking has fallen on the screen over the years, it was still at 75 % of youths films in 2004 presented including G, PG and PG-13-rated movies. The images of smoking in these movies have a much larger potential an R – people because they are seen by three times young people young people as R-rated movies skin hives . The study also showed that, overall, the %age of films with cigarette use or images from 96 % in 1996, dropped to 77 % in 2004. ‘While we see a downward trend in movie smoking, which is encouraging from a public health perspective to do, we remember that young people continue to smoke in most of the films that have seen them,’says Sargent.
To further reduce the access that young people have with smoking scenes and depictions, the authors recommend an R – rating for all movies with smoking. The authors say that an R-rating for smoking could potential exposure of youth to movie smoking in new versions to reduce by around 50 %, which. In a significant reduction in exposure over time The American Legacy Foundation report was prepared by Sargent, Keilah Worth and Susanne Tanski, all at Dartmouth co-author.
SurgiCount for the Safety-Sponge System is comprised of individual barcode surgical sponges and a portable scanner improves traditional manual sponges include. North Shore Medical Center concludes today other forward-looking healthcare facilities in the country by SurgiCount and patient safety solution , including the University of California at San Francisco Medical Center, University of Florida in Shand, Loyola University Health Centre, hotels in Chicago, its Integris HealthSystem, any other of many. More than 100,000 Of all debris surgical sponges is most common and can lead to serious infection and cause death. Complain often lead having a leading decision in November last year the allocation of claimant a $ 10,000 settlement to a single retained sponge. This October, these never events and covered by Medicare and Medicare by. A new economic burden to healthcare facilities accept take preventive measures improving patient certainty – Our surgical sponge inventory / tracking system at over 100,000 process was not a single incidents of a retained a sponge use, says SurgiCount President Rick Bertran. order with a North Shore Medical Centre facilities work, is in fact honor and we will look forward to continuing null – incident rates in the months and years of. By the protection of patients and healthcare providers by manually counting errors .
SurgiCount Medical , a division of Patient Safety Technologies today announced that North was Shore Medical Centre , portion of Partners HealthCare network of SurgiCount few years enacted EDV eraser counting system. NSMC are SurgiCount and patient safety solution at over 12,000 surgical procedures annually the 22 operating theaters to use at two hospitals: NSMC at Salem Hospital in Salem, Massachusetts, and NSMC Union Hospital in Lynn, Massachusetts NSMC is the first medical Centre at New England implement the SurgiCount system of.