CONUT: A Useful Alarm of Malnutrition in the Centralized Laboratory of a Spanish Hospital

Miriam Menacho-Román; Gilberto Pérez-López; José Manuel del Rey-Sánchez; Domingo Ly-Pen; Antonio Becerra-Fernández

Volume 3, Issue 4 , October 2018, , Pages 113-117

  Background: Hospital malnutrition, usually secondary to various diseases and their treatments, is an important problem in our clinical practice. For its proper assessment, it is crucial to use a nutritional alert system, such as the CONUT (COntrol NUTrition) program; this tool uses 3 analytical parameters: ...  Read More

Using Ergometer and Timing Activities in Determining the Manpower Required in Chosen Units of Laboratory in the Shiraz Faghihi Hospital

Tahereh Shafaghat; Emmanuel Ajuluchukwu Ugwa; Kofi Aduo-Adjei; Mohammad-Kazem Rahimi-Zarchi

Volume 1, Issue 1 , January 2016, , Pages 27-31

  Background: The quantity and quality of manpower, especially in health systems, are major factors affecting speed of service delivery, cost, and accuracy, or, in other words, the quality of service. Objective: This study purposed to investigate the manpower required in various units of the laboratory ...  Read More