Medical Scoring Systems

There are several scoring systems in intensive care units (ICUs) today.   Adult scoring systems APACHE II was designed to provide a morbidity score for a patient. It is useful to decide what kind of treatment or medicine is given. Methods exist to derive a predicted mortality from this score, but these methods are not … Read more Medical Scoring Systems

Dewan Pengawas Rumah Sakit, Pro & Kontra Pembentukannya

Berdasarkan Peraturan Menteri Kesehatan Republik Indonesia Nomor 10 Tahun 2014, BAB I Pasal 1 angka 2, Dewan Pengawas Rumah Sakit yang selanjutnya disebut Dewan Pengawas adalah unit non-struktural pada rumah sakit yang melakukan pembinaan dan pengawasan rumah sakit secara internal yang bersifat non-teknis perumahsakitan yang melibatkan unsur masyarakat. Dari pengertian tersebut dapat diartikan bahwa Dewan … Read more Dewan Pengawas Rumah Sakit, Pro & Kontra Pembentukannya

Rekam Medis

Rekam medis dalam artian yang sederhana hanya merupakan catatan serta dokumen yang berisi tentang identitas serta kondisi keadaan pasien, namun jika dikaji Iebih mendalam rekam medis mempunyai makna yang sangat kompleks dan bukanlah sekedar catatan serta dokumen biasa, karena dalam rekam medis akan tercermin segala informasi menyangkut seorang pasien yang akan dijadikan dasar dalam menentukan … Read more Rekam Medis

Health And Health Care In Indonesia

Since the 1980s, health in Indonesia has shown overall improvement. Life expectancy was estimated at 70.8 years in 2009, a substantial increase since 1980, when it stood at 52.9 years. However, the distribution of improvements, like the distribution of resources for health maintenance and improvement, has been unequal. In 2003 life expectancy was 72 years … Read more Health And Health Care In Indonesia

Trauma Scoring Systems

Characterization of injury severity is crucial to the scientific study of trauma, yet the actual measurement of injury severity began only 50 years ago. In 1969, researchers developed the Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS) to grade the severity of individual injuries. Since its introduction, by the Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine (AAAM) International Injury … Read more Trauma Scoring Systems