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AMA

(Automatic Message Accounting) The recording and reporting of telephone calls within a telephone system. It includes the calling and called parties and start and stop times of the call. When performed in a tandem switch, it is known as "Central Automatic Message Accounting" (CAMA). When done in an end office switch, where most billing is handled today, it is known as "Local Automatic Message Accounting" (LAMA). Also known as "Call Detail Reporting" (CDR).
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CPN: It is estimated that perhaps 1% to 5% of hospital discharges are done against medical advice, and that some hospitals take the position that it is easier to discharge patients who want to leave, as long as they are willing to sign out against medical advice.
However, the patient left the hospital against medical advice prior to the completion of his antibiotic regimen.
Despite the fact that he signed out Against Medical Advice (AMA) he brought suit against both the nurse and the facility for injuries sustained in a one car motor vehicle accident in which he was involved shortly after he left the facility AMA.
However, patient signed out against medical advice and was lost to follow-up.
The sheriff allegedly removed to inmate from the hospital against medical advice, failed to provide adequate treatment during his subsequent incarceration, and refused to readmit the inmate to the hospital.
John's treatment experience was tumultuous, marked by revocations of consents, threats of lawsuits against the provider, and numerous voiced plans to leave treatment against medical advice.
Several years ago, against medical advice, one of Lisziewicz' patients stopped taking his medication, restarted, and then quit again.
Patients are more likely to be found incompetent in emergency situations where the patient refuses treatment or threatens to leave against medical advice (Jourdan & Glickman, 1991; Mebane & Rauch, 1990).
Her husband has taken their terminally ill nine-year-old son out of the medical center, without her permission and against medical advice, because he believes that the doctors and nurses are responsible for his son's illness.
Over the last 18 months, we have reduced the number of clients leaving treatment against medical advice (AMA) from 18% to 7% by offering BrainPaint.
Brett and Naghemeh King were held in prison in Madrid last year after acting against medical advice by taking their son from Southampton Hospital, where Alexander is also being treated.
The boy, who is immobile and cannot speak, was wheeled out of his ward against medical advice on Thursday.