Cell Phones and pagers are mixed blessing
Cell phone users mostly could not balance its usage between office work and private life, as they feel that they are disturbed by their boss for instructions and work during evenings and weekends //when they are with their family members which interferes with their private life and during office ho...
InfoLogix Implements Wireless Multi-Site Medical Communications Solution for Sisters of Mercy Health System
...ions system began to surface immediately. From the first day of go-live, nurses noticed a significant improvement in their workflow by foregoing their pagers
and carrying handsets instead. Under the new system, there is no back and forth paging between nurses and doctors; doctors now call nurses directly on...
What is a critical lab value? it depends, Hopkins researchers find
...ending physicians said none of these required a page. Most fellows said all four but high creatinine should trigger a pager alert. Most residents said pagers
should go off for all four, except high sodium.
The study also points to the need to define what truly critical values are for newborns and stop e...
Ban on mobile usage in hospitals uncalled for, says a report
... that something is not dangerous rather than grounds that it is. It is ridiculous that in life-or-death situations doctors are still having to rely on pagers
while many patients would welcome the opportunity to talk to their friends and family without resorting to expensive hospital phones.' ...
Small Naps are Beneficial for Doctors to Overcome Fatigue
... a night up to 185 minutes. Interns on the nap schedule who forwarded their pagers
to the 'night-float' resident increased their sleep times even more, from 1...terns were reluctant to rely on the night-float residents, forwarding their pagers
only 22 percent of available opportunities. When interviewed, interns empha...
Is all this technology stressing you out?
...n costlier than you thought. The 24-hour accessibility that cell phones and pagers
provide could be adversely affecting people's lives // .
In a study of m...in the journal Marriage and Family, those who regularly used cell phones or pagers
experienced increased psychological distress and a decrease in family satis...
Snappy Mobiles Known To Cause Snappish Behavior in Families
...cing can cause a build up of stress and abet an impending blow-up in family unions.
The important message of the study is that, cell phones and pagers
allow increased intrusion in communication between work and home, and those who reported cataclysmic intrusions were decidedly cribbing about family l...