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- It is essential to wash your hands by rubbing them for at least fifteen seconds with soap and water. In case of not having access to a sink, we recommend using alcohol-based sanitizer.
- Between three and five days before surgery, we recommend a daily shower with soap with a solution of 4% chlorhexidine, which can be found in pharmacies.
- Once at the hospital, we recommend asking anyone who treats you that you wash your hands in your presence. This must be done with either the doctor or nurse to be examined or to visit relatives or friends who want to touch him, hug him or shake his hand. Do not be shy! His life is more important than a passing moment of shame.
- Ensure that hospital staff prepared with an antiseptic (chlorhexidine glaciate or providence iodine) the incision area before cutting, as scalpels and other surgical instruments (despite being sterilize) bacteria can be dragged into the body from the surrounding skin.
Since the nineties and even now beginning to be introduced on a massive scale computing in the world of health information systems conforming to the health centers, with applications for electronic management of medical records, processes and systems additional tests and managing appointments, among others.
It is also the decade of the fusion between technology, communication and information. Enter the Internet and extending the development of artificial intelligence and robotics.
As we enter a new century, with some promising information-technology bases for the world of health, so much so, that example is already developing intelligent systems that can detect emotions therapeutic to interact with autistic children as well as systems Robotic surgical assistance.
Assist in this first decade of this century to the challenges of citizen participation in their health through the use and support in information technology and communications technology (ICT), the adaptation of health professionals to this new perspective doctor-patient relationship and the creation of better conditions of technological resources to provide quality health services.
Citizenship is the human capital of the Knowledge Society, and has gone from being mere consumers of information, to be perceptive consumers and targeted specific and specialized search engines especially on health related topics.
With the advent of social networks and other enabling mechanisms for citizen participation, there has been an evolution that necessarily has to adapt and improve policies and services related to health care.
In a town Algeria, Able, is conducting a small revolution in this regard and is shaping up as a clear example of where the paths have to go to this new concept of health, a health surnames, women and men committed to society and themselves in the task of health for all and for all.
That women have more migraines, depression and more suffering in them more often osteoarthritis of the knee and hip in them is no accident. The fact that gender differences are recognized in most diseases has been the biggest breakthrough of the last decade in women’s health. Historically, fewer women were included in clinical trials with drugs; therefore, for five years by EU guidelines, all products coming to market must be evaluated in both sexes.
And, says Dr. Santiago Palacios, director of the Institute Palacios, Health & Medicine Women, which organized the 10 the National Health and Medical Women’s 3 to 5 March, the three pillars on which settles gender differentiation are genes, hormones and environmental factors. Women live longer but with lower quality, and this has much to do, say the doctor, hormones. “They’re in a body, not only in the reproductive system. There are estrogen receptors in the brain, blood vessels, bone, skin,” he qualifies.
With all this, prevention of disease is a reality that will give way to the “prediction.” That is, through the genes, measures are taken to prevent a disease to which there is genetic predisposition. For example, enter Dr Palacios, in the case of osteoporosis, where genes influence 60 percent of the cases, you can tell a woman to be osteoporosis at menopause and that when you reach age 70 can have a fracture, should take action.
The health information manager is someone who has to maintain and care for the health records in a hospital, health department, clinic, doctor office or a center that provides medical or health records maintained.
The health information manager is responsible for maintaining medical records of health care organization have been contracted.
He has to evaluate the procedures and functions of medical records being user.
He has to provide training for clinical staff, administrative and professional with regard to content, confidentiality, security and coding of medical records.
He has to oversee the review of medical records to ensure proper documentation and timely completion.
He has to coordinate the release of correspondence and medical information bearing in mind local policy, federal and state laws and statutes.
He is responsible for organizing the storage, archiving, retrieval and destruction of medical records as well.
The health information manager should be equipped with administrative and organizational skills very good, because it will be responsible for a large number of records and data.
Technology skills are essential in this profession, because many of the works handling of medical records has to be done on the computer.
Must have management skills such as handling medical data of an entire organization is not easy.
He must have good communication skills verbal and written, that may be necessary to address a group of people.
The health information manager should have good people – skills. This allows you to get along with staff from different departments.