B063: 2014 TechMed Pre-release Chapter 9 Revision

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Entertainment technologies are emerging technologies that are available in some hospitals. What do some some hospitals believe?
That patients who are happy and have good facilities recover faster.
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How is a touch screen entertainment system mounted?
It is normally mounted on a wall and makes use of a full motion tilt-and-swivel articulating arm so that a patient can position it how they want.
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What is a typical entertainment system size?
15 inch touch screen.
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What features could be included on an entertainment system?
TV, radio, Internet, email, films, audiobooks, gaming and telephone.
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What else could the hospital entertainment system provide that would help the hospital and the patient alike?
Basic information and the hospital website, details of the hospital staff, menus and the option to book meals and to allow the patient to check all contact and personal details and to correct them if necessary.
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What are some benefits to the patient for the entertainment system?
Noise level, independance, entertainment choice and communication.
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How is noise level a benfit to the patient?
It is reduces with the use of headphones. Patients can use their entertainment systems without disturbing other patients.
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How is independance a benefit to the patient?
The patient can choose their own entertainment and can contact friends and family. It reduced patient boredom and gives them feeling of being in control.
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How us entertainment choice a benefit to the patient?
The patient has a wide variety of entertainment choice compared to most hospitals that have communal TV and basic telephone facilities. Although some services may be chargeable, most aren't and the patient can get more things, non communial.
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How is communication a benefit to the patient?
They are directly in control of their communications with friends and family uses telephone services, Internet access, webmail and social media sites.
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What are some benefits to the hospital from using entertainment systems?
It could be used by staff to access patients' electronic records. This could easily be used by nursing staff to update patient records with each medication that was applied. Also, staff could explain test results from their bedside.
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How is a touch screen entertainment system mounted?

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It is normally mounted on a wall and makes use of a full motion tilt-and-swivel articulating arm so that a patient can position it how they want.

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What is a typical entertainment system size?

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What features could be included on an entertainment system?

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What else could the hospital entertainment system provide that would help the hospital and the patient alike?

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