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Patients Know Best patient-controlled medical records

With PKB, each patient gets all their records from all their clinicians - GP and hospital, NHS and non-NHS, UK and non-UK - and controls who gets access to these records. The patient can also conduct online consultations with any member of their clinical team, receive automated explanations of their results, and work with clinicians for a personalized care plan. http://www.PatientsKnowBest.com PKB is already used by ...more »

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Patient access to the (GP) electronic health record

Patients can easily book appointments, order prescriptions, see summary information, view consultations they have had including all free text, see past medications, see their immunisation history, see blood test results and see letters including outpatient letters and results of scans and other tests that have been scanned into their medical records. The records are linked to local Map of Medicine pathways (linked by ...more »

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Paediatric Anaesthesia App Birmingham Children's Hospital

At Birmingham Children's Hospital we are developing an app that is a paediatric anaesthetic drug dose calculator based on the drugs in our formulary that we use every day. These doses will have been checked by our pharmacists and anaesthetic consultants. Our hospital anaesthetic guidelines for emergency care of children will be available at a glance. This will provide an easy check for our doctors giving drugs and care ...more »

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‘Patient Safety Manual’ by Cranworth Medical. Free to download

The ‘Patient Safety Manual’ originally existed in paper format and had been created by senior consultants from Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust to aid junior doctors. Over several years this paper manual evolved into an invaluable guide to common clinical situations, such as chest pain, alcohol withdrawal or hypertension, and commonly needed reference material, such as optimum fluid management, common drug doses ...more »

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'My Meds'

An app which allows patients and/or their carers to get the most from their medicines. Patients/carers can log their medicines by name, dosage, frequency as indicated on their prescription/medicines and a special alert feature on he app will remind patients/carers when to take each medicine. This app will help people to a) keep a log of their medicines, b) describe to any health professional the medicines they are taking, ...more »

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Thrombosis Guidelines

'Thrombosis Guidelines' by Cranworth Medical Ltd. Free to download. Over the last few years the multidisciplinary Thrombosis and Thromboprophylaxis committee at Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust have developed a unique and expansive range of guidelines for the prevention and management of venous thromboembolism and also for the management of anticoagulation in adult hospital inpatients. The guidelines are presented ...more »

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Mobile app for patient observations - safety and health benefits

This app is intended for use on inpatient psychiatric units where patients are ambulatory but their movements and whereabouts on the ward - and type of behaviour/activities engaged in - needs to be monitored (this is currently done on paper with all of the associated issues of that). The app is meant purely to monitor behaviour and whereabouts not mental/emotional state. As a mobile app this software would be loadable ...more »

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ECG Me

With 'ECG Me', patients would have a record of any ECGs they have had stored on their phone, allowing all clinicians (GP, hospital, primary care centres) to access this information in order to improve the management of patients with cardiac disease. This would benefit 1) Clinicians - enabling comparison of current with old ECGs, looking for new changes or confirming that ECG changes are longstanding, improving patient ...more »

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