Patient Discharge: The administrative process of discharging the patient, alive or dead, from hospitals or other health facilities.Patient Discharge Summaries: Summaries that serve as the primary documents communicating a patient's care plan to the post-hospital care team.Length of Stay: The period of confinement of a patient to a hospital or other health facility.CaliforniaHospital Mortality: A vital statistic measuring or recording the rate of death from any cause in hospitalized populations.United StatesVaginal Discharge: A common gynecologic disorder characterized by an abnormal, nonbloody discharge from the genital tract.Stroke: A group of pathological conditions characterized by sudden, non-convulsive loss of neurological function due to BRAIN ISCHEMIA or INTRACRANIAL HEMORRHAGES. Stroke is classified by the type of tissue NECROSIS, such as the anatomic location, vasculature involved, etiology, age of the affected individual, and hemorrhagic vs. non-hemorrhagic nature. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp777-810)Brain Ischemia: Localized reduction of blood flow to brain tissue due to arterial obstruction or systemic hypoperfusion. This frequently occurs in conjunction with brain hypoxia (HYPOXIA, BRAIN). Prolonged ischemia is associated with BRAIN INFARCTION.Risk Factors: An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.KentuckyProspective Studies: Observation of a population for a sufficient number of persons over a sufficient number of years to generate incidence or mortality rates subsequent to the selection of the study group.Severity of Illness Index: Levels within a diagnostic group which are established by various measurement criteria applied to the seriousness of a patient's disorder.Registries: The systems and processes involved in the establishment, support, management, and operation of registers, e.g., disease registers.Microvascular Decompression Surgery: Surgery performed to relieve pressure from MICROVESSELS that are located around nerves and are causing NERVE COMPRESSION SYNDROMES.Neurosurgery: A surgical specialty concerned with the treatment of diseases and disorders of the brain, spinal cord, and peripheral and sympathetic nervous system.Decompression, Surgical: A surgical operation for the relief of pressure in a body compartment or on a body part. (From Dorland, 28th ed)Trigeminal Neuralgia: A syndrome characterized by recurrent episodes of excruciating pain lasting several seconds or longer in the sensory distribution of the TRIGEMINAL NERVE. Pain may be initiated by stimulation of trigger points on the face, lips, or gums or by movement of facial muscles or chewing. Associated conditions include MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS, vascular anomalies, ANEURYSMS, and neoplasms. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p187)Neurosurgical Procedures: Surgery performed on the nervous system or its parts.Hemifacial Spasm: Recurrent clonic contraction of facial muscles, restricted to one side. It may occur as a manifestation of compressive lesions involving the seventh cranial nerve (FACIAL NERVE DISEASES), during recovery from BELL PALSY, or in association with other disorders. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1378)Nerve Compression Syndromes: Mechanical compression of nerves or nerve roots from internal or external causes. These may result in a conduction block to nerve impulses (due to MYELIN SHEATH dysfunction) or axonal loss. The nerve and nerve sheath injuries may be caused by ISCHEMIA; INFLAMMATION; or a direct mechanical effect.Electronic Health Records: Media that facilitate transportability of pertinent information concerning patient's illness across varied providers and geographic locations. Some versions include direct linkages to online consumer health information that is relevant to the health conditions and treatments related to a specific patient.PennsylvaniaContinuity of Patient Care: Health care provided on a continuing basis from the initial contact, following the patient through all phases of medical care.Communication: The exchange or transmission of ideas, attitudes, or beliefs between individuals or groups.Electronic Mail: Messages between computer users via COMPUTER COMMUNICATION NETWORKS. This feature duplicates most of the features of paper mail, such as forwarding, multiple copies, and attachments of images and other file types, but with a speed advantage. The term also refers to an individual message sent in this way.Medication Reconciliation: The formal process of obtaining a complete and accurate list of each patient's current home medications including name, dosage, frequency, and route of administration, and comparing admission, transfer, and/or discharge medication orders to that list. The reconciliation is done to avoid medication errors.Physicians: Individuals licensed to practice medicine.Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus: A strain of Staphylococcus aureus that is non-susceptible to the action of METHICILLIN. The mechanism of resistance usually involves modification of normal or the presence of acquired PENICILLIN BINDING PROTEINS.Staphylococcus aureus: Potentially pathogenic bacteria found in nasal membranes, skin, hair follicles, and perineum of warm-blooded animals. They may cause a wide range of infections and intoxications.Staphylococcal Infections: Infections with bacteria of the genus STAPHYLOCOCCUS.Methicillin Resistance: Non-susceptibility of a microbe to the action of METHICILLIN, a semi-synthetic penicillin derivative.New England: The geographic area of New England in general and when the specific state or states are not indicated. States usually included in this region are Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island.Periodicals as Topic: A publication issued at stated, more or less regular, intervals.Journal Impact Factor: A quantitative measure of the frequency on average with which articles in a journal have been cited in a given period of time.Dyscalculia: Impaired ability in numerical concepts. These inabilities arise as a result of primary neurological lesion, are syndromic (e.g., GERSTMANN SYNDROME ) or acquired due to brain damage.Russia (Pre-1917)Faculty: The teaching staff and members of the administrative staff having academic rank in an educational institution.Education, Graduate: Studies beyond the bachelor's degree at an institution having graduate programs for the purpose of preparing for entrance into a specific field, and obtaining a higher degree.Faculty, Medical: The teaching staff and members of the administrative staff having academic rank in a medical school.Faculty, Dental: The teaching staff and members of the administrative staff having academic rank in a dental school.Faculty, Nursing: The teaching staff and members of the administrative staff having academic rank in a nursing school.Dementia: An acquired organic mental disorder with loss of intellectual abilities of sufficient severity to interfere with social or occupational functioning. The dysfunction is multifaceted and involves memory, behavior, personality, judgment, attention, spatial relations, language, abstract thought, and other executive functions. The intellectual decline is usually progressive, and initially spares the level of consciousness.Patient Isolation: The segregation of patients with communicable or other diseases for a specified time. Isolation may be strict, in which movement and social contacts are limited; modified, where an effort to control specified aspects of care is made in order to prevent cross infection; or reverse, where the patient is secluded in a controlled or germ-free environment in order to protect him or her from cross infection.Coercion: The use of force or intimidation to obtain compliance.Mental Disorders: Psychiatric illness or diseases manifested by breakdowns in the adaptational process expressed primarily as abnormalities of thought, feeling, and behavior producing either distress or impairment of function.Nursing Stations: An area in a clinic, unit, or ward in a health care facility that serves as the administrative center for nursing care. (from Mosby's Medical Dictionary, 8th ed)Hospitals, Psychiatric: Special hospitals which provide care to the mentally ill patient.Psychiatric Department, Hospital: Hospital department responsible for the organization and administration of psychiatric services.
The microspheres take approximately 15 minutes to be infused, the whole procedure taking about one hour. Most patients are ... discharged within 24 hours. Primary liver cancer, or hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is the most common form of liver cancer, ... Of those patients with metastatic liver disease, approximately 25% (on average) are eligible for liver re-section surgery, ... This has potential benefit for a wide range of cancer patients. It could also expand the number of patients able to be treated ...
Intra-aortic balloon pump
Pumping was performed for approximately 6 hours. Shock reversed and the patient was discharged. The size of the original ... The patient, a 48-year-old woman, was in cardiogenic shock and unresponsive to traditional therapy. An IABP was inserted by a ... Preoperative use is suggested for high-risk patients such as those with unstable angina with stenosis greater than 70% of main ... It consists of a cylindrical polyethylene balloon that sits in the aorta, approximately 2 centimeters (0.79 in) from the left ...
Kaiser Sunnyside Medical Center
Kaiser Sunnyside discharged 14,557 people and had a total of 57,425 patient days. As of October 2008, the facility had ... approximately 2,400 employees. List of hospitals in Oregon Kaiser Westside Medical Center Moody, Robin J. (June 9, 2006). " ... The south wing at the facility opened in 1984 as doctors' offices after initially being planned as standard patient rooms with ...
Admissions and discharges total approximately 1,300 patients each year, most within two weeks. Over 800 other patients are long ... The hospital has developed patient and ex-patient groups that have contact outside of the institution. These include Borda ... Of the several wards within the hospital, one, Penal Unit 20 Diego Alcorta, houses patients that are violent and come from the ... La Colifata is run by psychiatric patients in a makeshift studio. Support comes from the Argentine announcer, Lalo Mir, and the ...
Patients are usually seen three days after hospital discharge and then again one to two weeks later to confirm that the ... The cost of treatment is approximately $2,000 per patient, which equals about $1.5 billion annually. Though rare, TOA can occur ... Patients typically present with fever, elevated white blood cell count, lower abdominal-pelvic pain, and/or vaginal discharge. ... After discharge from the hospital, oral antibiotics are continued for the length of time prescribed by the physician. Treatment ...
Lower Manhattan Hospital
The new unit can treat between 500 and 1,000 patients an hour. The design is based on the decontamination unit at Shaare Zedek ... In 2005 the hospital discharged nearly 12,000 inpatients. The hospital, an affiliate of Weill Cornell Medical College, provides ... approximately 100,000 outpatient visits and 6,000 surgical procedures annually. In addition, as Lower Manhattan's only ... Before construction of the new facility the hospital's small decontamination unit could handle about 20 patients an hour. ...
Hazon Yeshaya Humanitarian Network
Approximately 600 children participated in 2008. After-School Programs Hazon Yeshaya provides structured after-school programs ... Hazon Yeshaya Dental Clinics offer free services to an average of 2,000 patients each year. Services offered include implants, ... Hazon Yeshaya offers a free vocational training for battered, divorced and single women, new immigrants, and discharged ...
Anatomy of an Epidemic
Whitaker asks why the number of Americans who receive government disability for mental illness approximately doubled since 1987 ... due to patients "dancing in the wards." These compounds were developed during a period of growth for the pharmaceutical ... He then notes that the arrival of Thorazine did not improve discharge rates in the 1950s for people newly diagnosed with ... the drugs that patients receive can perturb their normal brain function. Whitaker suggests that the "wonder drug" glow around ...
Some patients may be discharged shortly after being brought to psychiatric emergency services while others will require longer ... In addition, psychiatric emergency service settings admit approximately one third of patients from assertive community ... the patient has motivation to change, the physician is aware of the psychopathological history of the patient, and the patient ... Instances wherein a patient is depressed to such a severe degree that the patient cannot be stopped from hurting himself or ...
Disability Rating Scale
The assessor requires little training for accurate completion and approximately fifteen minutes to score. The patient can ... Topp have had success in using the DRS for its predictive capabilities on hospital length of stay and discharge for patients ... 4 - None The patient displays no signs of communication or sounds whatsoever. Motor Response 0 - Obeying The patient obeys ... 2 - Inappropriate The patient is able to talk with intelligible articulation but nothing meaningful is said. Patient's speech ...
The highest rate of occupancy was approximately 3,500 patients. During its first 100 years of service, Cherry Hospital served ... As a result of extensive use of psychotropic drugs, the rate of discharges began to increase and the length of hospitalization ... Patients participate in work therapy, therapaws, and in counseling sessions. A wellness clinic is part of the patients' program ... Black patients at Cherry were transferred to hospitals in their appropriate region while Cherry received white patients from ...
... and patient satisfaction. Its analysis is based on approximately 40 million Medicare discharges for the most recent three-year ... The Clinical Excellence awards bestowed by Healthgrades are intended to help patients make an informed choice about where to ... Lindsay Sobin (July 2014). "Trends of Online Ratings of Otolaryngologists- What Do Your Patients Really Think of You?". JAMA ... "Trying to find a doctor or specialist? Website tracks physicians' length of practice, specialty areas, training and patient ...
When considering the patient's current state, although the patient may be eligible for discharge it is important to examine ... In 2011, approximately one quarter of hospital stays in the United States were in the intensive care unit; these accounted for ... When considering patient discharge, there are a number of factors to take into consideration: the patient's current state, ... Follow-up appointments should also be coordinated with the patient prior to discharge to monitor the patient's progress as well ...
The incision is inspected and dressed, and the patient is discharged to recovery. (a) some surgeons prefer the use of a ... Buccal mucosa best approximates the tissue which composes the urethra. In this single-stage procedure the urethra will be ... The incision is inspected and dressed, and the patient is discharged to recovery. (a) At this time, some surgeons prefer to ... The incision is inspected and dressed, and the patient is discharged to recovery. (a) At this time, some surgeons prefer to ...
Open aortic surgery
After discharge, patients will take 3-6 months to fully recover their energy and return to their pre-operative daily activities ... The paravisceral and thoracic aorta are approached via a left-sided posteriolateral thoracotomy incision in approximately the ... toward the patient's head) and distal (toward the patient's foot) portions of the aorta, the aneurysmal sac is closed around ... Immediately following surgery, patients can expect to spend 1-3 days in the intensive care unit, followed by 4-10 days on the ...
During the Fort's time as the Malden Provincial Lunatic Asylum approximately 260 patients, mostly considered "quiet chronics", ... Malden-London asylum system was eighteen years in the 1860s with a discharge rate of 60% by 1869. ... and offered weekly dances and religious services for patient enjoyment. In addition, Dr. Fisher did not place patients in ... Fisher employed his patients as labourers for the asylum, with men doing much of the physical building repairs and women ...
The majority of patients who present with chronic epididymitis have had symptoms for over five years.:p.311 ... Surgical removal of the epididymis is rarely necessary, causes sterility, and only gives relief from pain in approximately 50% ... There will often be a recent history of dysuria or urethral discharge. Fever is also a common symptom. In the chronic ... It is generally believed that most cases of chronic epididymitis will eventually "burn out" of patient's system if left ...
Placental alpha microglobulin-1 (PAMG-1)
PAMG-1 in the cervico-vaginal discharge of pregnant woman and has been shown to detect rupture of membranes with approximately ... Lee SM, Yoon BH, Park CW, Kim SM, Park, JW . Intra-amniotic inflammation in patients with a positive Amnisure test in preterm ... PAMG-1 is present in blood and the amniotic fluid and cervico-vaginal discharge of pregnant women. The concentration of PAMG-1 ... A second peer-reviewed, published study by this same group of authors involved 203 patients and sought to compare the PartoSure ...
Economic policy of the Barack Obama administration
... created in the ACA have also driven a substantial decline in the rate at which patients return to hospital after discharge, ... Approximately 8.7 million private sector jobs were lost between January 2008 and February 2010 due to the Great Recession. The ... Obama ultimately extended the Bush tax cuts for approximately 98% of taxpayers as part of the American Taxpayer Relief Act of ... Federal spending per person rose approximately from $9,800 in 2008 to $11,400 in 2009 mainly due to the Great Recession, then ...
Prior to an attack, a patient may be pale with hypoperfusion. Normal periods of unconsciousness last approximately thirty ... occur because of brainstem hypoxia and not due to cortical discharge, as evident from EEG findings, which show no epileptiform ... As with any syncopal episode that results from a cardiac dysrhythmia, the fainting does not depend on the patient's position. ... Paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia or atrial fibrillation is the underlying cause in up to 5% of patients . The ...
South Western Ambulance Service
In addition approximately 62% of patients taken to hospital are admitted - this is again the highest (best) performance for an ... not simply treated and discharged, therefore confirming that is the right place for them to receive the care they need. There ... For 36.4% of incidents the patients experienced "see and treat", when the patient receives treatment or advice at the scene of ... In 2015/16 approximately one in eight 999 calls to South Western Ambulance Service were treated over the telephone. "Hear and ...
... best practices isolate these patients in rooms that are subjected to terminal cleaning when the patient is discharged. Terminal ... Nosocomial infections claim approximately 90,000 lives in the United States annually. When patients are hospitalized and ... identified as having methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus or infections that can be spread to other patients, ...
Patient safety organization
The HCUP is a Federal-State-Industry partnership providing all discharge data from 994 hospitals-approximately 8 million ... A patient involvement group, Patients for Patient Safety, built networks of patients' organizations from around the world, ... Patients for Patient Safety is part of the World Alliance for Patient Safety launched in 2004 by the WHO. The project ... A patient safety taxonomy was developed to classify data on patient safety problems. Prevalence studies conducted on patient ...
The patient is usually discharged within several hours following post-procedure observation provided that blood pressure is ... Cultures of the fluid can be taken, but the yield is approximately 40% (72-90% if blood culture bottles are used). Mild ... The patient is positioned in the bed with the head elevated at 45-60 degrees to allow fluid to accumulate in lower abdomen. ... These last two risks can be minimized greatly with the use of ultrasound guidance. The patient is requested to ...
Most neonatal nurses care for infants from the time of birth until they are discharged from the hospital. Approximately 40,000 ... Healthy babies typically share a room with their mother, and both patients are usually discharged from the hospital quickly. ... They have regular interaction with patients' families, therefore are required to educate parents or relative on the infant's ... Their competencies include the administration of high-risk medications, management of high-acuity patients requiring ventilator ...
... where a patient is discharged within 24 hours) Surgical nurses are responsible for approximately six patients, depending on the ... Teaching is further discussed on the day of surgery and also before the patient is discharged to leave the hospital. Nurses who ... This stage begins when the ward nurse, who has prepared the patient for surgery, delivers the patient and their notes to the ... While it is very important to prepare a patient physically it is also important to mentally prepare a patient prior to surgery ...
... discharging patients to post-hospital care (such as skilled nursing facilities) more quickly than was appropriate to save money ... In 2012, it was estimated that approximately one-third of the United States healthcare reimbursement used bundled methodology. ... Providers may seek to maximize profit by avoiding patients for whom reimbursement may be inadequate (e.g., patients who do not ... The HMO referred 111 patients to the surgeon for possible surgery; the surgeon would evaluate each patient for free. The ...
Ashtabula County Medical Center
The hospital discharges just under 7,000 patients, performs approximately 8,000 inpatient and outpatient surgeries, treats over ... In 1882, the Ladies Railroad Auxiliary was formed to care for the patients in this temporary hospital. In 1892, the Ladies ... is a multi-specialty physician practice that serves the residents of the Ashtabula County with out-patient services in allergy/ ... 35,000 people in the Emergency Department, conducts over 65,000 diagnostic tests and delivers approximately 400 babies each ...
Universal Health Services
... "violating a patient's right to be discharged or holding a patient without the proper documentation", and unnecessary extension ... The UHS facilities located in the U.S. had approximately 72,600 employees as of December 31, 2015, of whom approximately 52,400 ... In addition, the facilities located in the U.K. had approximately 2,000 employees as of December 31, 2015. Alan B. Miller, who ... The company introduced its Service Excellence program to focus on making patients the first priority. 1998: UHS was named to ...
Cardiac contractility modulation
However, only 30-40% of all heart failure patients show such a prolonged QRS complex, and therefore the 60-70% of patients who ... approx. 6.5 cm x 4.7 cm x 1.2 cm or approx. 2 9/16" x 1 7/8" x 1/2"). The IPG is usually implanted in the chest subcutaneously ... After discharge, treatment is continued under the care of an outpatient cardiologist. Check-ups are carried out after a few ... Similarly to patients with other electrical stimulation devices, patients with a Cardiac contractility modulation device must ...
Patients and household members. The infected person should be in barrier-isolation from other people. All equipment, ... which can be discharged into the air with a cough or sneeze, but observational data from previous epidemics suggests the actual ... the typical training period for the use of such safety equipment lasts approximately 12 days. ... On 29 December 2014, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the LightMix Ebola Zaire rRT-PCR test for patients ...
The human retina has approximately 6 million cones and 120 million rods. Signals from the rods and cones converge on ... The workers had tracked down patients with rare diseases wiping out classic rod and cone photoreceptor function but preserving ... When light activates the melanopsin signaling system, the melanopsin-containing ganglion cells discharge nerve impulses that ... Photoreceptor cells are typically arranged in an irregular but approximately hexagonal grid, known as the retinal mosaic. ...
... of electrical discharge. The ability of cells to produce electrical discharge is critical for body functions such as ... Potassium makes up approximately 1.5% of the Earth's crust and is the seventh most abundant element. Sodium is found in ... "Cured' cancer patients died, court told". The Sydney Morning Herald. 20 November 2010.. ... The mass of the Earth is approximately 5.98×1024 kg. It is composed mostly of iron (32.1%), oxygen (30.1%), silicon (15.1%), ...
Bengal famine of 1943
Approximately two acres of farmland would provide subsistence-level food for an average family (Mahalanobis, Mukherjea & Ghosh ... "children picking and eating undigested grains out of a beggar's diarrheal discharge". Author Freda Bedi wrote that it was ... Visitors were horrified by the state of the wards and patients, the ubiquitous filth, and the lack of adequate care and ... By April 1942, Japanese warships and aircraft had sunk approximately 100,000 tons of merchant shipping in the Bay of Bengal.[67 ...
Approximately 10,000 extant species of traditional reptiles are known, with birds adding about 10,000 more, almost twice the ... and so the male and female simply press their cloacas together as the male discharges sperm. ... "Rattlesnake bite in a patient with horse allergy and von Willebrand's disease: case report". Can Fam Physician. 42: 2207-2211 ...
Ellis Island Immigrant Hospital
Between 1902 and 1951 the hospital treated over 275,000 patients; there were approximately 4,000 fatalities and 350 babies were ... a three-story administrative building that contained the admitting and discharge facilities, residences for nurses, single ... Contagious disease patients were sent to hospitals operated by the New York City Department of Health and Long Island College ... Male and female patients were segregated, and there were also a dayroom, veranda, nurse's office, and small pantry on each ...
At approximately 3:04 pm, a shot from Liverpool's Peter Beardsley hit the bar. Possibly connected to the excitement, a surge in ... "Hillsborough jury discharged". BBC News. 24 July 2000. Retrieved 11 September 2006.. ... unsure of whether patients were coming to them, or vice versa.:138-140 Others who did leave their vehicles were then faced ... The remaining 39 ambulances were collectively able to transport approximately 149 people to either Northern General Hospital, ...
The 272,111 offenders discharged in 1994 had accumulated 4.1 million arrest charges before their most recent imprisonment and ... Howard, R; McCarthy, L; Huband, N; Duggan, C (31 January 2013). "Re-offending in forensic patients released from secure care: ... African Americans are disproportionately represented in the American prison system, representing approximately half the prison ... yet account for approximately half the prison population as well as ex-offenders once released from prison. As compared to ...
Apart from those who ranked 0 (71%), the largest percentage in between 0 and 6 was 1 at approximately 15%. However, the ... and blue discharge was almost certain if one identified oneself as a lesbian. As women found each other, they formed into tight ... featuring primarily male patients coming out to doctors, or staff members coming out to other staff members. These shows ... A patient's complete history helps medical professionals identify higher risk areas and corrects assumptions about the personal ...
Urinary tract infection
"Recurrent uncomplicated cystitis in women: allowing patients to self-initiate antibiotic therapy". Rev Prescire. 23 (146): 47-9 ... in the absence of vaginal discharge and significant pain. These symptoms may vary from mild to severe and in healthy ... They are the most common cause of hospital acquired infections accounting for approximately 40%. Rates of asymptomatic ... "Ten Things Physicians and Patients Should Question", Choosing Wisely: an initiative of the ABIM Foundation, AMDA - The Society ...
... if patients do have a pregnancy after tubal ligation, a greater percentage of these will be ectopic; approximately one third of ... Patients undergoing postpartum tubal ligations will not be delayed in their discharge from the hospital after birth, and ... patients who are unmarried at the time of sterilization, patients who identify as a non-white race, patients with public ... If the patient chooses a postpartum tubal ligation, the procedure will further depend on the delivery method. If the patient ...
... discharge time and capacity for a lead acid battery is approximated (over a typical range of current values) by Peukert's law: ... The likelihood that a disk battery will lodge in the esophagus is a function of the patient's age and battery size. Disk ... A 2C discharge rate means it will discharge twice as fast (30 minutes). A 1C discharge rate on a 1.6 Ah battery means a ... Very low rate of self-discharge. Terminal voltage varies from 4.2 to 3.0 volts during discharge. Volatile: Chance of explosion ...
... hospital discharge data from 2003 to 2011 shows that injury was the most common reason for hospitalization among patients aged ... Old age, death, and frailty are linked because approximately half the deaths in old age are preceded by months or years of ... Gary McCleane and Howard Smith, editors, Clinical Management of the Elderly Patient in Pain (CRC Press, 2006). 150. ... patients aged 65+ had the highest percentage of hospital stays for adults with multiple chronic conditions but the second ...
John Bingham, 7th Earl of Lucan
Following a failed romance she became a voluntary patient at a mental hospital near Redhill, Surrey, where she was treated for ... approximately equivalent to £38,900 in 2016). In 1960 he met Stephen Raphael, a rich stockbroker who was a skilled ... On the day Veronica Lucan was discharged from hospital, a High Court hearing confirmed that the children could return to live ...
After conducting experiments on six patients with schizophrenia, he claimed that half of his patients recovered or calmed down ... While approximately 80 percent of all people in the United States with a mental disorder eventually receive some form of ... Advice and guidance for post-discharge residence and re-employment after hospitalized care, for major life events in regular ... Psychiatric social workers conduct psychosocial assessments of the patients and work to enhance patient and family ...
Downlights can be incandescent, fluorescent, HID (high intensity discharge) or LED.. Track lighting, invented by Lightolier,[12 ... This study suggests that due to the nature of the scenery and daylight exposure was indeed healthier for patients as opposed to ... The introduction of LED lighting has greatly improved this by approx. 90% when compared to a halogen downlight or spotlight. ... Ballast: A ballast is an auxiliary piece of equipment designed to start and properly control the flow of power to discharge ...
Approximately 1% of all primary care office visits in the United States are related to conjunctivitis. Approximately 70% of all ... Allergic conjunctivitis is inflammation of the conjunctiva due to allergy. The specific allergens may differ among patients ... Bacterial conjunctivitis causes the rapid onset of conjunctival redness, swelling of the eyelid, and a sticky discharge. ... The gritty or scratchy feeling is sometimes localized enough that patients may insist that they have a foreign body in the eye ...
Nuclear and radiation accidents and incidents
None died from the plutonium itself. Patients from Rochester, Chicago, and Oak Ridge were also injected with ... "IAEA supports discharge of Fukushima Daiichi water : Regulation & Safety - World Nuclear News". world-nuclear-news.org. ... Approximately 350,000 people were forcibly resettled away from these areas soon after the accident. 6,000 people were involved ... Patients receiving treatment for prostate cancer and cancer of the cervix receive lethal doses of radiation. ...
In AFL, the discharges circulate rapidly at a rate of 300 beats per minute (bpm) around the atrium. In AF, there is no ... Thrall G, Lane D, Carroll D, Lip GY (2006). "Quality of life in patients with atrial fibrillation: a systematic review". Am. J ... A 12-lead ECG showing atrial fibrillation at approximately 132 beats per minute ... "FDA approves Eliquis to reduce the risk of stroke, blood clots in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation". FDA. ...
اکسیژن - ویکیپدیا، دانشنامهٔ آزاد
Water in equilibrium with air contains approximately 1 molecule of dissolved O. 2 for every 2 molecules of N. 2 (1:2), compared ... 2 around the patient and, when needed, the medical staff. Carbon monoxide poisoning, gas gangrene, and decompression ... Oxygen discharge (spectrum) tube. See also: Liquid oxygen and solid oxygen. Oxygen dissolves more readily in water than ... This is not a problem except for patients on mechanical ventilators, since gas supplied through oxygen masks in medical ...
... with three patients surviving to discharge. Another nonrandomized, observational study of individuals with HRS treated with ... The condition is quite common: approximately 10% of individuals admitted to hospital with ascites have HRS. A retrospective ... In patients who undergo hemodialysis, there may even be an increased risk of mortality due to low blood pressure in patients ... The prognosis of these patients is grim with untreated patients having an extremely short survival. The severity of ...
Three Mile Island accident
In total approximately 2.5 megacuries (93 PBq) of radioactive gases, and approximately 15 curies (560 GBq) of iodine-131 was ... With the pilot-operated relief valve still open, the pressurizer relief tank that collected the discharge from the pilot- ... a patient receives 3.2 mrem (32 μSv) from a chest X-ray - more than twice the average dose of those received near the plant.[40 ... The approximately 2 million people around TMI-2 during the accident are estimated to have received an average radiation dose of ...
In most labs, the test is completed and the patient is discharged home by 7 a.m. unless a Multiple Sleep Latency Test (MSLT) is ... Normal is approximately 85 to 90% or higher.. *Sleep stages: these are based on 3 sources of data coming from 7 channels: EEG ( ... CPAP is continuous positive airway pressure and is delivered via a mask to the patient's nose or the patient's nose and mouth ... Most recently, health care providers may prescribe home studies to enhance patient comfort and reduce expense. The patient is ...
Water in equilibrium with air contains approximately 1 molecule of dissolved O. 2 for every 2 molecules of N. 2 (1:2), compared ... 2 around the patient and, when needed, the medical staff. Carbon monoxide poisoning, gas gangrene, and decompression ... Oxygen discharge (spectrum) tube. See also: Liquid oxygen and solid oxygen. Oxygen dissolves more readily in water than ... This is not a problem except for patients on mechanical ventilators, since gas supplied through oxygen masks in medical ...
It is also recommended that patients be tested for gonorrhea and chlamydia prior to insertion, as a current STI at the time of ... The incidence rate of ectopic pregnancies is approximately one per 1000 users per year. Immediate removal the IUD is ... Vaginal discharge. *Breast pain, tenderness. *Edema. *Abdominal distension ... The string allows physicians and patients to check to ensure the IUD is still in place and enables easy removal of the device.[ ...
Rubin LG, Schaffner W (July 2014). "Clinical Practice: Care of the asplenic patient". The New England Journal of Medicine. 371 ... Severe sepsis will prove fatal in approximately 20-35% of people, and septic shock will prove fatal in 30-70% of people. ... From 1979 to 2000, data from the United States National Hospital Discharge Survey showed that the incidence of sepsis increased ... A meta-analysis of individual patient data from randomized trials". American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine ...
Dizziness affects approximately 20-40% of people at some point in time, while about 7.5-10% have vertigo. About 5% have ... Kutz Jr, JW (September 2010). "The dizzy patient". Medical Clinics of North America. 94 (5): 989-1002. doi:10.1016/j.mcna. ... Glutamate maintains the resting discharge of the central vestibular neurons and may modulate synaptic transmission in all three ... Goebel, Joel A. (2008). Practical management of the dizzy patient (2nd ed.). Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. p. 97 ...
In the initial variant of the urea breath test, a diagnostic test for Helicobacter pylori, urea labeled with approximately 37 ... Local effects of cloud-ground discharge through sample residues are unclear, but possibly significant. ... which can be detected by low-level counting of the patient's breath. The 14C urea breath test has been largely replaced by ... Plants fix atmospheric carbon during photosynthesis, so the level of 14C in plants and animals when they die approximately ...
... has approximately the same solubility in water as oxygen and is 2.5 times more soluble in water than nitrogen. Argon is ... Gas-discharge lamps filled with pure argon provide lilac/violet light; with argon and some mercury, blue light. Argon is also ... The procedure carries a risk of producing gas embolism and has resulted in the death of at least one patient. ... Argon is also used in incandescent, fluorescent lighting, and other gas-discharge tubes. Argon makes a distinctive blue-green ...
Patient recruitmentEdit. In addition to concerns about the use of non-specific diagnostic checklists on the Internet being used ... or other sorts of acute emotional discharge. To do this, a variety of coercive techniques are used, including scheduled holding ... Watkins was released on parole in August 2008 after serving approximately 7 years of her sentence. ... and to the patient recruitment and advertising practices used by their proponents." In 2007, Scott Lilienfeld included ...
Characteristics of Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients Discharged and Experiencing Same-Hospital Readmission - United States, March...
This report describes risk factors for readmission after discharge from an initial COVID-19 hospitalization. ... This report describes risk factors for readmission after discharge from an initial COVID-19 hospitalization. ... Approximately 15% of patients (19,594) died during the index hospitalization.. Among the 106,543 patients discharged from the ... Discharged (N = 106,543 [85%]). No. of patients discharged, (%). 64,475 (60). 16,339 (15). 12,223 (10). 3,807 (4). 4,404 (4). ...
Frontiers | Characteristics and Outcomes of Young Patients with First-Ever Ischemic Stroke Compared to Older Patients: The...
The majority of young adults (70%) had a favorable outcome (mRS≤1) at discharge, but 11.7% had poor outcome (mRS,3) and 18.2% ... Results: 336 first-ever ischemic strokes were identified among patients aged 50 years and younger and 3,243 among patients 51- ... Results: 336 first-ever ischemic strokes were identified among patients aged 50 years and younger and 3,243 among patients 51- ... The majority of young adults (70%) had a favorable outcome (mRS≤1) at discharge, but 11.7% had poor outcome (mRS,3) and 18.2% ...
Most concussion patients do not receive follow-up care after hospital discharge, says study
... study led by scientists at UCSF and the University of Southern California has found that more than half of the patients seen at ... Additionally, approximately half of the patients were discharged without a handout explaining symptoms and red flags requiring ... many had no further care after hospital discharge. Of the 236 patients whose CT scans indicated a lesion, and 279 patients with ... Most concussion patients do not receive follow-up care after hospital discharge, says study. *Download PDF Copy ...
Foodborne-associated Shigella sonnei, India, 2009 and 2010 - Volume 17, Number 11-November 2011 - Emerging Infectious Diseases...
All patients were discharged after complete recovery. S. sonnei was isolated as the sole pathogen from 14 (70%) of 20 fecal ... Approximately 150 persons reported diarrhea, vomiting, abdominal pain, and fever. They were admitted to the Government Medical ... Others were treated with oral cefotaxime until recovery and were discharged. Fecal samples from 15 patients were processed at ... A few sporadic S. sonnei isolates from patients of the Infectious Disease Hospital, Kolkata, were included for comparison. The ...
Microvascular Decompression Surgery - Treatments - For Patients - UR Neurosurgery - University of Rochester Medical Center
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Notes from the Field: Obstetric Tetanus in an Unvaccinated Woman After a Home Birth Delivery - Kentucky, 2016 | MMWR
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Virtual Continuity and Its Impact on Complex Hospitalized Patients' Care - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov
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RTLS helps Texas hospital save big time - and money - on patient discharge | Healthcare IT News
CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital-Westover Hills saved two hours and 40 minutes per patient discharge - and the increased capacity ... "Gained insight into 2,339 hours to prepare and pull the next patient by not batching and wasting approximately two hours and 40 ... If its unclear when the previous patient was discharged, that means the waiting patient may have a longer stay in the ... The combined result gives patient placement the ability to immediately see when a patient is discharged so they can then assign ...
Blood Loss through AV Fistula: A Case Report and Literature Review
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IBM News room - 2018-03-05 IBM Watson Health Announces 100 Top Hospitals - United States
... and patient satisfaction metrics and data. It has been conducted annually since 1993. ... Approximately 200,000 fewer discharged patients would be readmitted within 30 days.. In addition to the 100 Top Hospitals, the ... Lower Inpatient Expenses: Average inpatient costs per discharge were 7 percent lower (a difference of $460 per discharge) at ... More than 43,000 additional patients could be complication-free; *More than $4.4 billion in inpatient costs could be saved; and ...
Grynfeltt Hernia: A Deceptive Lumbar Mass with a Lipoma-Like Presentation
The patient was discharged the same day. No recurrences of the hernia or complications have been noted on six-month follow-up. ... The patient reported that she first noticed this mass approximately one year prior to that visit. While it had not noticeably ... In this position, a mass approximately 5 cm in diameter was palpable several centimeters inferior to the point the patient had ... Figure 2: Defect following reduction of patients hernia. Dashed line: approximate location of right 12th rib. Dashed arrow: ...
Acute renal failure in critically ill patients: a multinational, multicenter study. - PubMed - NCBI
The most common contributing factor to ARF was septic shock (47.5%; 95% CI, 45.2%-49.5%). Approximately 30% of patients had ... Overall hospital mortality was 60.3% (95% CI, 58.0%-62.6%). Dialysis dependence at hospital discharge was 13.8% (95% CI, 11.2%- ... DESIGN, SETTING, AND PATIENTS: Prospective observational study of ICU patients who either were treated with renal replacement ... Acute renal failure in critically ill patients: a multinational, multicenter study.. Uchino S1, Kellum JA, Bellomo R, Doig GS, ...
Goal Directed Haemodynamic Treatment for Patients With Proximal Femoral Fracture - Tabular View - ClinicalTrials.gov
The total study duration for each subject is approximately 12 months (+- 1 month); each patient will have 4visits (i.e. when ... PI extracts data to database) including regular praxis total: at registration; at discharge; 4 months and finally at 12 months ... For practical and logistic reasons, an interim-analysis will be conducted after approximately 100 patients whose data are ... Patients´ scheduled for operation of proximal femoral fracture during office hours. *Patient who have a witnessed or written ...
Ankyloglossia: Assessment, Incidence, and Effect of Frenuloplasty on the Breastfeeding Dyad | ELECTRONIC ARTICLE | Pediatrics
It should be approximately 1 cm posterior to the tip. The attachment of the lingual frenulum to the inferior alveolar ridge is ... Three patients stopped breastfeeding despite the procedure, and the mother of the 4.5-month-old infant with severe failure to ... Inpatients were followed for additional breastfeeding progress until discharge from the hospital. Telephone contact was made ... With sterile iris scissors, the frenulum is divided by approximately 2 to 3 mm at its thinnest portion, between the tongue and ...
Menorrhagia Treatment & Management: Medical Care, Surgical Care
Patients usually experience 1 week of watery vaginal discharge postprocedure.. Risks include perforation and suboptimal ... The procedure is performed in approximately 10 minutes under ultrasonographic guidance.. ... Patients should be pretreated with danazol or a GnRH analogue for 4-12 weeks before surgery to atrophy the endometrium, ... Medication cost and adverse effects are also considered because they may play a direct role in patient compliance.  ...
Decolonization Protocol Can Prevent Dangerous Infections Among Discharged Hospital Patients - Rush University Medical Center
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Community Academic Profiles - Faculty & Researchers - Stanford Medicine
We identified 7893 patients at AH and 34,581 at VHA. In both settings, most patients were discharged with O+A (60.6% and 54.8 ... Nearly all patients underwent surgery in a teaching hospital (98%) in urban centers (99%). Approximately 10% of patients ... Nearly all patients underwent surgery in a teaching hospital (98%) in urban centers (99%). Approximately 10% of patients ... and Patient Safety Indicators followed by patients at hospitals with partial EHR and then patients at hospitals with no EHR (P? ...
IBM Watson Health Announces 100 Top Hospitals - TheStreet
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Orbito-Ethmoidal Rhabdomyosarcoma in an Adult Patient: A Case Report
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When is inpatient care indicated for drowning patients?
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Hospital Pharmacy | AHRQ Patient Safety Network
Medication reconciliation at hospital discharge: evaluating discrepancies. Get Citation Wong JD, Bajcar JM, Wong GG, et al. Ann ... Approximately 1% of orders contained inconsistencies, usually relating to drug dosing. These inconsistencies had high potential ... The authors advocate for the use of clinical pharmacists to review and reconcile medication histories as a patient safety ... In this study, emergency department patients were evaluated by a clinical pharmacist for a possible drug-related cause of their ...
Children in ED Get Unnecessary Imaging for Bronchiolitis
... patients continued to receive unnecessary imaging, a study found. ... The majority (89.7%) of these patients were discharged, and ... Approximately half (46.1%; 95% CI, 39.5% - 52.8%) of those who had bronchiolitis underwent radiography. ... When the investigators specifically analyzed patients who were discharged from the ED, they saw that these patients were as ... Of these, 59,921 ED visits were by patients younger than 18 years. Of these patients, 1.1% (95% confidence interval [CI], 0.9 ...
Gaps, traps, bridges and props: a mixed-methods study of resilience in the medicines management system for patients with heart...
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Use of seclusion for managing behavioural disturbance in patients | BJPsych Advances
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Epidemiology of Infant Meningococcal Disease in the United States, 2006-2012 | Articles | Pediatrics
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- Our aim was to analyze clinical characteristics and outcomes of young patients with first-ever ischemic stroke compared to older patients. (frontiersin.org)
- Associations between risk factors for acute ischemic stroke and clinical outcomes have been analyzed predominantly in older rather than younger patients ( 5 - 10 ). (frontiersin.org)
- and to determine the impact of these differences on patient outcomes. (nih.gov)
- The goal of this study is to collect and describe patient and caregiver reported outcomes regarding surgical and non-surgical treatment for improving hand and arm function in the setting of cervical spinal cord injury. (stanford.edu)
- Death by Market Power: Reform, Competition, and Patient Outcomes in the National Health Service, " American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, American Economic Association, vol. 5(4), pages 134-66, November. (nber.org)
- Supported by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke of the NIH , the TRACK-TBI study has collected detailed information, including CT/MRI imaging, blood biospecimens and detailed clinical outcomes, for more than 2,700 brain injury patients from 18 different U.S. sites. (eurekalert.org)
- Older patients are at high risk for poor outcomes after acute hospital admission. (uva.nl)
- All outcomes will be measured at three, six and twelve months after discharge. (uva.nl)
- They stress that factors such as associated comorbidities and their severity, access to care, patient lifestyle decisions, patient compliance, physician adherence to diagnostic and therapeutic guideline recommendations, physician referral patterns, etc., which may have contributed to the observed outcomes, remain unknown. (elsevier.com)
- This project developed an automated system to provide feedback on patient outcomes to clinicians working in ambulatory settings. (ahrq.gov)
- Develop and evaluate an automated system for feedback to emergency medicine physicians of the concordance between their initial diagnoses and patients' final diagnostic outcomes. (ahrq.gov)
- The utilization of therapeutic hypothermia to improve patient outcomes after cardiac arrest dates back over 200 years to Russia, when patients were covered in snow to attempt to return circulation. (uspharmacist.com)
- Regional differences in quality of care may indicate opportunities to improve care for patients in places with worse outcomes. (ajmc.com)
- Identifying centers that have better outcomes than others and promoting the practice styles of those centers may be a practical way to improve patient outcomes. (ajmc.com)
- Using these data, we can learn so much about the care of heart and stroke patients and work with healthcare providers to improve treatment processes, ultimately improving patient outcomes and saving lives. (eurekalert.org)
- The investigators hypothesize that early treatment with chloroquine in patients with established COVID-19 is safe and will significantly improve prognosis and impact clinical outcomes. (clinicaltrials.gov)
- However, there is no cut-off, and many patients do have improved outcomes even in later cancer stages as a result of the procedure. (clevelandclinic.org)
- Strategies to improve the use of thienopyridines are needed to optimize the outcomes of MI patients treated with DES. (ahajournals.org)
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- Understanding the frequency of, and risk factors for, readmission can inform clinical practice, discharge disposition decisions, and public health priorities such as health care planning to ensure availability of resources needed for acute and follow-up care of COVID-19 patients. (cdc.gov)
- For patients with heart failure (HF), optimal medicines management is crucial to control symptoms and prevent hospital readmission. (bmj.com)
- It evaluated readmission rates from approximately 15 million inpatient, all-payer discharges across more than 600 diverse hospitals. (medicalnewstoday.com)
- Heart attack patients with diabetes or renal failure had a 42% higher chance of readmission. (medicalnewstoday.com)
- Discharge status also plays a key role, with heart attack patients discharged to a nursing home having a 43% higher chance of a readmission when compared to those that are sent home. (medicalnewstoday.com)
- The 30-day ACSC-related readmission rate was approximately 6% in our study sample, costing the Medicare program about $62 million. (ajmc.com)
- Patients with the following conditions were at high risk for readmission: heart failure, peripheral vascular disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, renal failure, deficiency anemia, fluid and electrolyte diseases, depression/anxiety, pressure/ stasis ulcer, and incapability of managing medication. (ajmc.com)
- Previous studies reveal that identifying patients at high risk of a 30-day readmission can be useful for coordinating care and make transitional care more effective. (ajmc.com)
- Readmission is a national problem, currently costing the U.S. healthcare system approximately $30 Billion. (businesswire.com)
- Objective: To identify predictors of early hospital readmission in a diverse patient population and derive and validate a simple model for identifying patients at high readmission risk. (harvard.edu)
- We performed logistic regression analysis to identify significant predictors of unplanned readmission within 30 days of discharge and developed a scoring system for estimating readmission risk. (harvard.edu)
- A cumulative risk score of ≥25 points identified 5% of patients with a readmission risk of approximately 30% in each cohort. (harvard.edu)
- Conclusions: Select patient characteristics easily available shortly after admission can be used to identify a subset of patients at elevated risk of early readmission. (harvard.edu)
- The other patients who need readmission return to the hospital because of new or more unusual pain, fever or other symptoms. (uhhospitals.org)
Aged 65 years and older3
- 2,5 Over 80% of deaths from CDI occur in patients aged 65 years and older. (uspharmacist.com)
- We included patients aged 65 years and older who were discharged from hospital with a diagnosis of myocardial infarction between Apr. (cmaj.ca)
- Therefore, our study was restricted to patients aged 65 years and older who were discharged from hospital with a diagnosis of myocardial infarction. (cmaj.ca)
- Hospital patients who have methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) can prevent future infections by following a standard bathing protocol after discharge, according to research results published in the Feb. 14 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine . (rush.edu)
- Results Interviews were conducted with 45 healthcare professionals, with 20 patients at three time points and 189 hours of observation were undertaken. (bmj.com)
- Full-thickness grafts but provide a subdartos pouch large e n o satisfactory form of wegener's granulomatosis presented with pulmonary hemorrhage in patients with mixed results, alternatively. (buffalo.edu)
- The data included such medical information as CT scan results, injury characteristics and the patients' admission score on the Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS). (eurekalert.org)
- Approximately one of six patients with spontaneous subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) has normal angiographic results and an unidentified source of bleeding. (ajnr.org)
- Several studies have now shown that patients with focal SAH in front of the brain stem typically have normal angiographic results, do not rebleed, and have an excellent prognosis (1-7) . (ajnr.org)
- Results Overall 38 229 patients were included, and during 2012 the mean age was 76.8 (SD 8.2) years and 43% (13 212) were male. (bmj.com)
- Results- Of the 2460 IS/TIA patients, 291 (11.8%) had AF, of which 5.5% of patients were discharged on aspirin alone, 49.1% on warfarin alone, 1.4% on clopidogrel alone, 34.7% on warfarin plus aspirin, 2.1% on aspirin plus clopidogrel, and 1.0% on aspirin plus clopidogrel plus warfarin. (ahajournals.org)
- Results: Approximately 17.5% of patients were readmitted in each cohort. (harvard.edu)
- Results from 47 patients demonstrated that administering BPX-501 following an alpha/beta T-cell depleted haploidentical hematopoietic stem cell transplant (alpha/beta T-cell depleted haplo-HSCT) produced rapid immune reconstitution, low incidence of acute and chronic Graft versus Host Disease (GvHD), and a low rate of disease relapse. (globenewswire.com)
- Methods and Results- We used prospectively collected data from a 19-center study of MI patients to examine the prevalence and predictors of thienopyridine discontinuation 30 days after DES treatment. (ahajournals.org)
Admission and discharge2
- Therefore, the researchers aimed to examine the prescription of preventative medication in a cohort of patients with advanced lung cancer at hospital admission and discharge across different health care systems. (curetoday.com)
- 191 patients), the researchers evaluated prescription of preventative medication during hospital admission and discharge for patients who died of lung cancer. (curetoday.com)
- Examining the comprehensive experience of patients who have undergone cardiac procedures such as CABG and valve replacement may provide tremendous value, given the labor-intensive and costly nature of these procedures. (elsevier.com)
- If a patient has already undergone kidney transplantation, either through living or cadaveric donation, he/she can be evaluated for PAK. (barnabashealth.org)
- The authors analyzed the Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS) hospital discharge database from 2007 to 2009 to determine factors that influenced hospital charges in patients who had undergone transsphenoidal surgery for Cushing disease. (thejns.org)
- Patients with RMS can present with an asymptomatic mass or with signs and symptoms that are associated with the primary tumor site and the presence or absence of distant metastases. (scirp.org)
- The most common primary site is head and neck (approximately 35 to 40 percent), the second common site are the genitourinary tract and the extremities (25 percent and 20 percent). (scirp.org)
- Patient adherence to visits with their primary physician remained stable during the study period. (ahrq.gov)
- An additional 214 injuries were managed and discharged at the 10 trauma stabilization points (TSP) and primary healthcare centers. (who.int)
- At presentation, 20-25% of patients will have clinically detectable liver metastases and up to 50% of all patients will develop liver metastases after re-section of the primary tumour within three years of follow up. (wikipedia.org)
- Problem definition: Inpatient beds are usually grouped into several wards, and each ward is assigned to serve patients from certain "primary" specialties. (ssrn.com)
- However, when a patient waits excessively long before a primary bed becomes available, hospital managers have the option to assign her to a non-primary bed though it is undesirable. (ssrn.com)
- There was no significant difference in the mean age (83 years), gender makeup (50% female), racial makeup (19% non-White), and primary payer between patients who did and did not have a 30dRA. (ahajournals.org)
- The primary end point was patient pain scores (visual analog scale [VAS], rated 0-10) for 48 hours after surgery. (thejns.org)
- 3 The primary symptoms in patients with uterine leiomyoma include feelings of pressure and pain in the pelvis, which tend to worsen as the size of the leiomyoma increases. (jaoa.org)
- In order to avoid that outcome, it is advisable to electively repair Grynfeltt hernias in patients without significant contraindications to surgery. (hindawi.com)
- The main outcome is the level of ADL functioning six months after discharge compared to premorbid functioning measured with the Katz ADL index. (uva.nl)
- The aim of this study was to validate the predictive value of serial creatinine concentrations and to study the utility of cystatin C and neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (NGAL) as predictors of outcome in patients with acute paraquat poisoning. (biomedsearch.com)
- In the hypothermia group, 49% survived with a good neurologic outcome (discharged home or to rehabilitation facility), while only 26% in the normothermia group survived with good neurologic outcome ( P = .046). (uspharmacist.com)
- Sensitivity analyses were also performed by calculating patient demographic-and case-mix-adjusted COV values for each outcome using weighted age- and sex-standardized values. (ajmc.com)
- Nine days postpartum, the patient experienced facial numbness and neck pain, which progressed over 24 hours to stiff neck and jaw and difficulty swallowing and breathing. (cdc.gov)
- Approximately 200,000 fewer discharged patients would be readmitted within 30 days. (ibm.com)
- The patients were taught to self-administer the decolonization regimen daily for five days, twice a month, for six months. (rush.edu)
- Attributable LOS of CDI was approximately 4 days. (cambridge.org)
- More than one in five patients undergoing TAVR is readmitted within 30 days of the procedure, most commonly for heart failure and infection. (ahajournals.org)
- The hospital stay can be up to 2 days, and during that time the patient may require an IV catheter, pelvic drain, pain medication and a urinary catheter, as noted by Johns Hopkins Medicine's James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute. (reference.com)
- We analyzed diabetic Medicare beneficiaries who received home healthcare within 14 days of hospital discharges in 2009. (ajmc.com)
- Eligible patients randomly received (concealed allocation assignment) five or 14 days of systemic glucocorticoids, beginning with 40 mg of intravenous methylprednisolone (Solu-Medrol) on day 1, followed by 40 mg of oral prednisone daily for days 2 through 5, and then 40 mg of oral prednisone daily or matched placebo for days 6 through 14. (aafp.org)
- Most women lose approximately 35-40 milliliters (1.2-1.4 fl oz) of blood during menstruation, over the course of 4-8 days. (wikihow.com)
- With RightCare, hospitals can reduce the number of patients who are readmitted to hospitals 30 days after their initial discharge. (businesswire.com)
- Paraquat was detected in 20 patients and 7 of these died between 18 h and 20 days post-ingestion. (biomedsearch.com)
- We determined the annual percentage of patients who filled a prescription for statins, β-blockers and angiotensin-modifying drugs within 90 days after discharge. (cmaj.ca)
- The patient was in the hospital for approximately 5 days and was treated with immune globulin. (medalerts.org)
- A primarily educational intervention was implemented in the patient's home for up to 15 days after hospital discharge. (revespcardiol.org)
- Among 500 DES-treated MI patients who were discharged on thienopyridine therapy, 68 (13.6%) stopped therapy within 30 days. (ahajournals.org)
- Using data from a multicenter, prospective registry of MI patients, we estimated the rate of thienopyridine discontinuation 30 days after DES implantation for acute MI, a time period during which there is universal consensus that thienopyridines ought to be used. (ahajournals.org)
- In a secondary data analysis, we used prescription data for 181 037 patients who visited 127 hospitals and compared the numbers of patients with prescriptions of benzodiazepines and Z-drugs 50 days before and 50 or 100 days after hospitalisation. (smw.ch)
- The proportion of patients who received benzodiazepines or Z-drugs increased from 3.1% before admission to 3.6% at 50 days after discharge and fell to the former level after an additional 50 days. (smw.ch)
- Until menopause, menstruation occurs approximately every 28 days when a woman is not pregnant. (medindia.net)
- We evaluated the incidence of SSI, the days until the wound closure and discharge. (go.jp)
- There were no significant differences in the days until the wound closure and discharge. (go.jp)
- California mandates MRSA screening at hospital admission in high-risk patients. (rush.edu)
- The amount of preventative medicines given during hospital admission may be associated with an increased amount prescribed at discharge - resulting in higher costs and an increased risk for drug-drug interactions in patients with advanced lung cancer. (curetoday.com)
- Each year, 10.4-15.0% (3015/29 077 in 2015 to 4537/30 231 in 2014) of patients had at least one hospital admission. (bmj.com)
- Notably, black patients were less likely to have had a heart attack during hospital admission or a prior history of heart attack. (eurekalert.org)
- 10 ] found that 57% of hospital in-patients who received a benzodiazepine during their hospital stay had not taken benzodiazepines at home prior to hospital admission. (smw.ch)
- Acute renal failure in critically ill patients: a multinational, multicenter study. (nih.gov)
- Prospective observational study of ICU patients who either were treated with renal replacement therapy (RRT) or fulfilled at least 1 of the predefined criteria for ARF from September 2000 to December 2001 at 54 hospitals in 23 countries. (nih.gov)
- Approximately 30% of patients had preadmission renal dysfunction. (nih.gov)
- Critically ill patients and acute renal failure. (nih.gov)
- Although oxycodone has been reported to be potentially safer than morphine in patients with renal impairment, active metabolites can still accumulate. (bpac.org.nz)
- The Renal and Pancreas Transplant Division offers the option of pancreas transplantation to patients who suffer from insulin dependent, type I diabetes mellitus. (barnabashealth.org)
- No patients needed treatment-related renal replacement therapy. (empr.com)
- The Changing Lives by Eradicating Antibiotic Resistance, or CLEAR, trial divided 2,121 adult patients at random into one of two groups. (rush.edu)
- Although rhabdomyosarcoma (RMS) is rare in adults, accounting for 2 to 5 percent of adult sarcomas, approximately 40 percent of RMS cases arise in adults. (scirp.org)
- In 2009, only 63% of patients in the adult emergency department (ED) at Auckland City Hospital were admitted, discharged or transferred from ED within 6 hours of arrival. (nzma.org.nz)
- From 2001 to 2010, rates of CDI among hospitalized adults rose from 4.5 to 8.2 CDI discharges per 1,000 total adult hospital discharges. (apic.org)
- The efficacy, safety and tolerability of eslicarbazepine acetate (ESL) has been demonstrated in three phase III double-blind, randomised placebo-controlled trials in 1,049 adult patients with partial onset seizures (2-4). (science20.com)
- This study was a single-center, randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled intervention trial involving adult patients with planned transsphenoidal surgery for pituitary tumors randomized into 2 groups. (thejns.org)
- The five most common secondary diagnoses for patients hospitalized for AF were heart failure, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, diabetes, and acute kidney injury. (elsevier.com)
- A secondary study conducted in the emergency department (ED) setting looked at the agreement between diagnoses made in the ED versus those given at the time of hospital discharge. (ahrq.gov)
- In the ED portion of the study, the diagnoses made in the ED differed from those made at the time of hospital discharge 10 percent of the time. (ahrq.gov)
- Patients who had been admitted to hospital with myocardial infarction in the year before the index admission were excluded to restrict the sample to patients with new diagnoses. (cmaj.ca)
- The EEG during seizures is most often high-voltage (200-400 µV) generalized discharges, which may appear to have a focal onset. (medscape.com)
- however, patients experience symptom onset before discharge in only 24.2% of cases. (uspharmacist.com)
- Epilepsy is one of the most common neurological diseases, affecting approximately 1 in 100 people - and the successful treatment of partial-onset seizures (the most common type of epilepsy) remains a challenge. (science20.com)
- Nick Burgin, Managing Director Eisai in the UK, said The effective treatment of patients with partial-onset seizures remains a major challenge for clinicians as well as for patients with epilepsy and their families. (science20.com)
- All research was based on the following public data sets: Medicare cost reports, Medicare Provider Analysis and Review (MEDPAR) data, and core measures and patient satisfaction data from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Hospital Compare website. (ibm.com)
- A new study conducted by Premier, Inc. and published in the Journal for Healthcare Quality suggests women and Medicare patients are more likely to be readmitted to a hospital. (medicalnewstoday.com)
- 24% higher for Medicare patients versus those with commercial insurance. (medicalnewstoday.com)
- however, none of these studies specifically focused on Medicare home healthcare beneficiaries who are discharged from hospitals. (ajmc.com)
- Investigators report on an analysis of the Canadian Patient Experience Survey responses obtained from cardiac patients in Alberta, which revealed areas that are highly rated by patients, but also reported findings around areas that could be the subject of future patient-centered quality improvements. (elsevier.com)
- Every year in the United States, an estimated 300,000 patients experience an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. (uspharmacist.com)
- Researchers studied patients 65 and older who suffered in-hospital cardiac arrest and survived until discharge between 2000-2011. (eurekalert.org)
- The black patients in this study were younger, more often female, and were sicker, with higher rates of kidney and respiratory insufficiency, pneumonia, and more often required dialysis prior to cardiac arrest, compared to white patients studied. (eurekalert.org)
- Patients with dementia, terminal non-cardiac disease, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease were excluded. (revespcardiol.org)
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- The patient had an uneventful postoperative course and was discharged without development of neurological sequelae. (nih.gov)
- Postural control is the ability of the body to balance an upright body position under the influence of gravity.The aim of the study is to investigate whether training with the Galileo device by means of vibration on the soles of the feet and / or by changing the position to 15 ° can improve the postural control and thus the postoperative mobilization of patients. (clinicaltrials.gov)
- 7 The spores are resistant to environmental insults (e.g., pH and temperature), and transmission typically occurs from workers and the environment to patients. (uspharmacist.com)
- Doc, my wife got lots of white vaginal discharge till today, before she was pregnant she never had this kind of discharges, i know that discharging do occurs during pregnancy untill date of delivery but now its been already more than a month but her discharges seems to be increasing more than before, is there any relationship with the virus(HIV) in her body? (thebody.com)
- The patient was successfully managed by blood transfusions and insertion of a tunneled dialysis catheter for dialysis access. (hindawi.com)
- Aneurysm should be considered in cases of acute vascular access bleeding in chronic dialysis patients. (hindawi.com)
- Dialysis dependence at hospital discharge was 13.8% (95% CI, 11.2%-16.3%) for survivors. (nih.gov)
- This project will lead to better communication between physicians and could decrease medication errors that tend to occur as the patient goes from hospital to home. (clinicaltrials.gov)
- Medication cost and adverse effects are also considered because they may play a direct role in patient compliance. (medscape.com)
- In turn, the researchers highlighted the need for physicians to reduce the amount of preventative medication prescribed at discharge that can be burdensome and no longer appropriate given the reduced life expectancy associated with advanced disease. (curetoday.com)
- They also evaluated factors that could have influenced preventative medication prescribing during hospital discharge. (curetoday.com)
- During admission, about 73 percent of patients in the UK and 80 percent in the US received a preventative medication. (curetoday.com)
- The intervention achieved impressive reductions in potential ADEs, defined as any incompletely written medication order, but did not document the incidence of ADEs resulting in patient harm. (ahrq.gov)
- However, it is important for you to listen to your doctors instructions regarding changing your medication routine, every patient is different. (clevelandclinic.org)
- Props were informal, temporary or impromptu actions taken by patients or healthcare staff to avoid potential adverse events. (bmj.com)
- Approximately 62% of these adverse events, which ranged from serious laboratory abnormalities to permanent disabilities, could have been prevented or alle- viated (7). (slideshare.net)
- Treatment-emergent adverse events affecting 10% of patients in the pivotal studies were dizziness, headache and somnolence. (science20.com)
- Of 902 patients admitted to hospital, who did not undergo cardioversion or catheter ablation, 41% were prescribed aspirin either alone or in combination with an anticoagulant. (pulsetoday.co.uk)
- Aspirin use was particularly common among patients with CHD, whereas the authors stressed that anticoagulation is the best option in patients with stable CHD. (pulsetoday.co.uk)
- However the QOF still uses the CHADS 2 score and rewards GPs for putting patients on either aspirin or an anticoagulant, for those with a score of 1. (pulsetoday.co.uk)
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- Perform brain computed tomography (CT) scanning, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), or both of these studies in every patient with neonatal seizures to exclude structural lesions and intracranial hemorrhage. (medscape.com)
- Up to 40% of patients with partial seizures do not achieve seizure control with current anti-epileptics (1). (science20.com)
- Unfortunately despite advances in treatment and investigation many such patients continue to have seizures. (science20.com)
- Epilepsy is a chronic neurological disease characterised by abnormal discharges of neuronal activity causing seizures. (science20.com)
- MADRID, Spain, June 23, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bellicum Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:BLCM), a leader in developing novel, controllable cellular immunotherapies for cancers and orphan inherited blood disorders, today announced data from its ongoing multicenter BP-004 trial of BPX-501 and rimiducid in a cohort of pediatric patients with acute leukemias who lack a matched donor. (globenewswire.com)
- Commented Rick Fair, President and CEO of Bellicum Pharmaceuticals, "We are pleased by the profile observed with BPX-501 in pediatric patients receiving a haploidentical transplant, and by its potential to reduce disease relapse. (globenewswire.com)
- Using the sigma-1 receptor (S1R) detector and experimental radiotracer [18F]FTC-146 and positron emission tomography/magnetic resonance imaging (PET/MRI) scanner, the researchers may potentially identify the source of pain generation in patients suffering from complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) and chronic sciatica. (stanford.edu)
- The researchers noted in the paper that persistent symptoms can be debilitating in many ways for patients. (eurekalert.org)
- MedTrak, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) electronic physician communication tool, has proven successful and is poised to move forward with an initiative the investigators call virtual continuity, allowing PCPs to follow their patients electronically if they cannot do so physically. (clinicaltrials.gov)
- and 3) a telephone call to the patient 3 weeks after a visit with no physician feedback provided. (ahrq.gov)
- We examined trends in the use of evidence-based drug therapies after discharge among elderly patients with myocardial infarction. (cmaj.ca)
- We examined the trends in the use of evidence-based drug therapies after discharge in a population-based sample of elderly patients diagnosed with myocardial infarction. (cmaj.ca)
- The use of seclusion and restraint has a long history, with its origin in the inhumane treatment of patients with psychiatric disorders in the 18th century and earlier. (rcpsych.org)
- InFocus: Discharging Psychiatric Patients Against Medical Ad. (lww.com)
- It's difficult to keep a psychiatric patient in the hospital against his will. (lww.com)
- Assess the issues concerning discharge against medical advice (AMA) in psychiatric patients. (lww.com)
- Formulate objectives to minimize problems with psychiatric AMA patients. (lww.com)
- Psychiatric patients pose unique challenges, but after reading this article, emergency physicians should be better able to assess the issues concerning AMA discharge in psychiatric patients, evaluate the Tarasoff ruling concerns, and formulate objectives to minimize problems with psychiatric AMA patients. (lww.com)
- It is certainly no secret that psychiatric inpatients are discharged AMA at a high rate compared with the general medical population. (lww.com)
- On average, 17 percent of psychiatric patients initially admitted voluntarily will subsequently leave AMA. (lww.com)
- Psychiatric patients are motivated to leave the hospital by mistrust, denial, fear, paranoia, or irrational dissatisfaction with their treatment. (lww.com)
- Patients at winning hospitals experienced 13.4 percent fewer complications and 18.7 percent fewer healthcare-associated infections than peer group hospitals. (ibm.com)
- Average inpatient costs per discharge were 7 percent lower (a difference of $460 per discharge) at 100 Top Hospitals versus peer group hospitals. (ibm.com)
- Patients who did not miss any doses of decolonization had 44 percent fewer MRSA infections and 40 percent fewer infections overall. (rush.edu)
- Approximately 5 percent of our patients are called back for additional studies following a screening mammogram. (vcuhealth.org)
- However, the amount reduced to 63 percent in the UK and 69 percent in the US at discharge. (curetoday.com)
- Approximately 15 percent of patients contacted at 1 week by telephone and IVR stated that their presenting issue remained unresolved. (ahrq.gov)
- Compared with white patients, blacks had substantially lower 1-year, 3-year and 5-year survival rates with 28 percent lower relative likelihood of surviving one year and a 33 percent lower relative likelihood of surviving to five years," said the study's lead author Lena Chen, M.D., M.S., assistant professor of internal medicine at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. (eurekalert.org)
- Approximately 10 percent of patients will need to be readmitted to the hospital after major abdominal surgery. (uhhospitals.org)
- These may occur in approximately 1 to 10 percent of patients, depending on the operation performed and the reason for surgery. (uhhospitals.org)
- The classic electroencephalogram (EEG) observed in 60% of patients with benign idiopathic neonatal convulsions (BINCs) is nonreactive, focal, rhythmic activity in the theta (4-7 Hz) frequency, which may be mixed with sharp waves. (medscape.com)
- The remaining patients with benign idiopathic neonatal convulsions have either a normal interictal EEG or focal abnormalities. (medscape.com)
- In a small percentage of patients, focal, often rolandic, discharges or spikes may be present. (medscape.com)
- Angiographic changes of vasospasm are uncommon in patients with this type of hemorrhage, and if vasospasm is present, it is mild and focal. (ajnr.org)