The process of accepting patients. The concept includes patients accepted for medical and nursing care in a hospital or other health care institution.
Inflammation of any segment of the SMALL INTESTINE.
A subspecies of gram-positive, aerobic bacteria. It is the etiologic agent of Johne's disease (PARATUBERCULOSIS), a chronic GASTROENTERITIS in RUMINANTS.
A child or adolescent who, when compared to others of the same age or experience, exhibits capability of high performance in intellectual, creative, or artistic areas, possesses an unusual capacity for leadership or excels in specific academic fields. (From PL 100-297, Sec. 4103, Definitions)
The confinement of a patient in a hospital.
A chronic transmural inflammation that may involve any part of the DIGESTIVE TRACT from MOUTH to ANUS, mostly found in the ILEUM, the CECUM, and the COLON. In Crohn disease, the inflammation, extending through the intestinal wall from the MUCOSA to the serosa, is characteristically asymmetric and segmental. Epithelioid GRANULOMAS may be seen in some patients.
A form of bronchial disorder with three distinct components: airway hyper-responsiveness (RESPIRATORY HYPERSENSITIVITY), airway INFLAMMATION, and intermittent AIRWAY OBSTRUCTION. It is characterized by spasmodic contraction of airway smooth muscle, WHEEZING, and dyspnea (DYSPNEA, PAROXYSMAL).
Computer-based representation of physical systems and phenomena such as chemical processes.
The primary responsibility of one nurse for the planning, evaluation, and care of a patient throughout the course of illness, convalescence, and recovery.
The teaching or training of patients concerning their own health needs.
Drugs that are used to treat asthma.
Material used for wrapping or binding any part of the body.
Materials used in closing a surgical or traumatic wound. (From Dorland, 28th ed)
The medical science concerned with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases in animals.
Techniques for securing together the edges of a wound, with loops of thread or similar materials (SUTURES).
United Nations' action to intervene in conflict between the nation of Kuwait and occupying Iraqi forces, occurring from 1990 through 1991.
Partial or total replacement of all layers of a central portion of the cornea.
A traditional term for all the activities which a physician or other health care professional normally performs to insure the coordination of the medical services required by a patient. It also, when used in connection with managed care, covers all the activities of evaluating the patient, planning treatment, referral, and follow-up so that care is continuous and comprehensive and payment for the care is obtained. (From Slee & Slee, Health Care Terms, 2nd ed)
Printed publications usually having a format with no binding and no cover and having fewer than some set number of pages. They are often devoted to a single subject.
The use of community resources, individual case work, or group work to promote the adaptive capacities of individuals in relation to their social and economic environments. It includes social service agencies.
Persons with psychiatric illnesses or diseases, particularly psychotic and severe mood disorders.
Facilities which administer the delivery of psychologic and psychiatric services to people living in a neighborhood or community.
Services for the diagnosis and treatment of diseases in the aged and the maintenance of health in the elderly.
A bibliographic database that includes MEDLINE as its primary subset. It is produced by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), part of the NATIONAL LIBRARY OF MEDICINE. PubMed, which is searchable through NLM's Web site, also includes access to additional citations to selected life sciences journals not in MEDLINE, and links to other resources such as the full-text of articles at participating publishers' Web sites, NCBI's molecular biology databases, and PubMed Central.
A publication issued at stated, more or less regular, intervals.
"The business or profession of the commercial production and issuance of literature" (Webster's 3d). It includes the publisher, publication processes, editing and editors. Production may be by conventional printing methods or by electronic publishing.
The premier bibliographic database of the NATIONAL LIBRARY OF MEDICINE. MEDLINE® (MEDLARS Online) is the primary subset of PUBMED and can be searched on NLM's Web site in PubMed or the NLM Gateway. MEDLINE references are indexed with MEDICAL SUBJECT HEADINGS (MeSH).
Publications in any medium issued in successive parts bearing numerical or chronological designations and intended to be continued indefinitely. (ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983, p203)
All of the divisions of the natural sciences dealing with the various aspects of the phenomena of life and vital processes. The concept includes anatomy and physiology, biochemistry and biophysics, and the biology of animals, plants, and microorganisms. It should be differentiated from BIOLOGY, one of its subdivisions, concerned specifically with the origin and life processes of living organisms.
Refusal to admit the truth or reality of a situation or experience.
Control of drug and narcotic use by international agreement, or by institutional systems for handling prescribed drugs. This includes regulations concerned with the manufacturing, dispensing, approval (DRUG APPROVAL), and marketing of drugs.
An acute febrile disease transmitted by the bite of AEDES mosquitoes infected with DENGUE VIRUS. It is self-limiting and characterized by fever, myalgia, headache, and rash. SEVERE DENGUE is a more virulent form of dengue.
The branch of psychology which investigates the psychology of crime with particular reference to the personality factors of the criminal.
A species of the genus FLAVIVIRUS which causes an acute febrile and sometimes hemorrhagic disease in man. Dengue is mosquito-borne and four serotypes are known.
The science or philosophy of law. Also, the application of the principles of law and justice to health and medicine.
Persons ordained for religious duties, who serve as leaders and perform religious services.
Hospital department responsible for the administration and provision of immediate medical or surgical care to the emergency patient.
Pressure, burning, or numbness in the chest.
Radiography of the vascular system of the heart muscle after injection of a contrast medium.
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.
NECROSIS of the MYOCARDIUM caused by an obstruction of the blood supply to the heart (CORONARY CIRCULATION).
Abnormally high BLOOD GLUCOSE level.
Subsequent admissions of a patient to a hospital or other health care institution for treatment.
The administrative process of discharging the patient, alive or dead, from hospitals or other health facilities.
Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.
Glucose in blood.
Summaries that serve as the primary documents communicating a patient's care plan to the post-hospital care team.
Communication between persons or between institutions or organizations by an exchange of letters. Its use in indexing and cataloging will generally figure in historical and biographical material.
Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.
The integration of epidemiologic, sociological, economic, and other analytic sciences in the study of health services. Health services research is usually concerned with relationships between need, demand, supply, use, and outcome of health services. The aim of the research is evaluation, particularly in terms of structure, process, output, and outcome. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)
A generic concept reflecting concern with the modification and enhancement of life attributes, e.g., physical, political, moral and social environment; the overall condition of a human life.

Asthma visits to emergency rooms and soybean unloading in the harbors of Valencia and A Coruna, Spain. (1/2057)

Soybean unloading in the harbor of Barcelona, Spain, has been associated with large increases in the numbers of asthma patients treated in emergency departments between 1981 and 1987. In this study, the association between asthma and soybean unloading in two other Spanish cities, Valencia and A Coruna, was assessed. Asthma admissions were retrospectively identified for the period 1993-1995, and harbor activities were investigated in each location. Two approaches were used to assess the association between asthma and soybean unloading: One used unusual asthma days (days with an unusually high number of emergency room asthma visits) as an effect measure, and the other estimated the relative increase in the daily number of emergency room visits by autoregressive Poisson regression, adjusted for meteorologic variables, seasonality, and influenza incidence. No association between unusual asthma days and soya unloading was observed in either Valencia or A Coruna, except for one particular dock in Valencia. When the association between unloaded products and the daily number of emergency asthma visits was studied, a statistically significant association was observed for unloading of soya husk (relative risk = 1.50, 95% confidence interval 1.16-1.94) and soybeans (relative risk = 1.31, 95% confidence interval 1.08-1.59) in A Coruna. In Valencia, a statistical association was found only for the unloading of soybeans at two particular docks. Although these findings support the notion that asthma outbreaks are not a common hidden condition in most harbors where soybeans are unloaded, the weak associations reported are likely to be causal. Therefore, appropriate control measures should be implemented to avoid soybean dust emissions, particularly in harbors with populations living in the vicinity.  (+info)

Record linkage as a research tool for office-based medical care. (2/2057)

OBJECTIVE: To explore the feasibility of linking records to study health services and health outcomes for primary care patients. DESIGN: A cohort of patients from the Family Medicine Centre at Mount Sinai Hospital was assembled from the clinic's billing records. Their health numbers were linked to the Ontario Hospital Discharge Database. The pattern of hospital admission rates was investigated using International Classification of Diseases (ICD) codes for primary discharge diagnosis. A pilot case-control study of risk factor management for stroke was nested in the cohort. SETTING: Family medicine clinic based in a teaching hospital. PARTICIPANTS: A cohort of 19,654 Family Medicine Centre patients seen at least once since 1991. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Admission rates by age, sex, and diagnosis. Numbers of admissions for individual patients, time to readmission, and length of stay. Odds ratios for admission for cerebrovascular disease. RESULTS: The 19,654 patients in the cohort had 14,299 discharges from Ontario hospitals in the 4 years from 1992 to 1995, including 3832 discharges following childbirth. Some patients had many discharges: 4816 people accounted for the 10,467 admissions excluding childbirth. Excluding transfers between institutions, there were 4975 readmissions to hospital during the 4 years, 1392 (28%) of them within 28 days of previous discharge. Admissions for mental disorders accounted for the greatest number of days in hospital. The pilot study of risk factor management suggested that acetylsalicylic acid therapy might not be effective for elderly primary care patients with atrial fibrillation and that calcium channel blocker therapy might be less effective than other therapies for preventing cerebrovascular disease in hypertensive primary care patients. CONCLUSIONS: Record linkage combined with data collection by chart review or interview is a useful method for studying the effectiveness of medical care in Canada and might suggest interesting hypotheses for further investigation.  (+info)

Evaluation of the quality of an injury surveillance system. (3/2057)

The sensitivity, positive predictive value, and representativeness of the Canadian Hospitals Injury Reporting and Prevention Program (CHIRPP) were assessed. Sensitivity was estimated at four centers in June through August 1992, by matching independently identified injuries with those in the CHIRPP database. The positive predictive value was determined by reviewing all "injuries" in the database (at Montreal Children's Hospital) that could not be matched. Representativeness was assessed by comparing missed with captured injuries (at Montreal Children's Hospital) on demographic, social, and clinical factors. Sensitivity ranged from 30% to 91%, and the positive predictive value was 99.9% (i.e., the frequency of false-positive capture was negligible). The representativeness study compared 277 missed injuries with 2,746 captured injuries. The groups were similar on age, sex, socioeconomic status, delay before presentation, month, and day of presentation. Injuries resulting in admissions, poisonings, and those presenting overnight were, however, more likely to be missed. The adjusted odds ratio of being missed by CHIRPP for admitted injuries (compared with those treated and released) was 13.07 (95% confidence interval 7.82-21.82); for poisonings (compared with all other injuries), it was 9.91 (95% confidence interval 5.39-18.20); and for injuries presenting overnight (compared with those presenting during the day or evening), it was 4.11 (95% confidence interval 3.11-5.44). These injuries were probably missed because of inadequate education of participants in the system. The authors conclude that CHIRPP data are of relatively high quality and may be used, with caution, for research and public health policy.  (+info)

The effects of pravastatin on hospital admission in hypercholesterolemic middle-aged men: West of Scotland Coronary Prevention Study. (4/2057)

OBJECTIVES: The purpose of the study was to assess the effect of lipid reduction with pravastatin on hospital admissions in middle-aged men with hypercholesterolemia in the West of Scotland Coronary Prevention Study. BACKGROUND: A prospective, randomized controlled trial was undertaken in primary care centers in the West of Scotland. METHODS: A total of 6,595 participants randomized to receive pravastatin 40 mg or placebo daily were followed up for a mean of 4.9 years (range 3.5 to 6.1 years). Analysis of hospital admissions was undertaken according to the "intention to treat" principle both for cardiovascular diseases and noncardiovascular diseases (including malignant neoplasms, psychiatric diagnoses, trauma and other causes). A secondary analysis of hospitalization in patients who were > or = 75% compliant was performed. RESULTS: During the trial, 2,198 (33%) of the 6,595 men were admitted to hospital on 4,333 occasions, of which 1,234 (28%) were for cardiovascular causes. Pravastatin reduced the number of subjects requiring hospital admission for cardiovascular causes by 21% (95% CI [confidence interval] 9 to 31, p = 0.0008) overall, and by 27% (95% CI 15 to 38) in compliant participants. The number of admissions per 1,000 subject-years for cardiovascular disease was reduced by 10.8 (95% CI 4 to 17.4, p = 0.0013) in all subjects, and by 15.6 (95% CI 8.3 to 23, p < 0.0001) in compliant participants. Pravastatin had no significant influence on hospital admission for any noncardiovascular diagnostic category. There were 13.4 fewer admissions per 1,000 subject-years for all causes in the pravastatin-treated group (95% CI -0.4 to 27.3, p = 0.076). No significant difference in duration of hospital stay was found between the pravastatin and placebo patients in any diagnostic group. CONCLUSIONS: Pravastatin therapy reduced the burden of hospital admissions for cardiovascular disease, without any adverse effect on noncardiovascular hospitalization.  (+info)

Patient readmission and support utilization following anterior temporal lobectomy. (5/2057)

The aim of this study was to examine factors precipitating patient readmission, following anterior temporal lobectomy (ATL) for refractory epilepsy. A second aim was to explore the use of hospital outpatient and community support services ('outpatient services') by this patient population. These aims served the more general goal of identifying patients most likely in need of services additional to those routinely provided by our Seizure Surgery Follow-up and Rehabilitation Programme. The medical records of 100 consecutive ATL patients were retrospectively examined for the incidence and diagnoses precipitating acute readmission, and the utilization of additional outpatient services. Twenty-one patients (21%) required readmission post-ATL, totalling 47 readmissions between them. Psychiatric diagnoses were the most prevalent (53%), including anxiety, depression and/or post-ictal psychosis. Epileptological diagnoses were the other main precipitant (28%). Additional outpatient services were predominantly utilized for ongoing psychological support. Of the 21 patients requiring readmission, 10(10%) also needed additional outpatient services. These patients were predominantly female or unemployed, in contrast to male or employed patients who tended to require readmission only. Seventeen patients (17%) were maintained within the community using additional outpatient services only. Characteristics of these patients included disrupted family dynamics, limited social networks, and/or a psychiatric history. These patients were also more frequently beyond the 24-month follow-up period of the programme. A profile of patients most in need of additional support services can be constructed to assist team planning of proactive management strategies for the rehabilitation phase of ATL.  (+info)

Effect of guidelines on management of head injury on record keeping and decision making in accident and emergency departments. (6/2057)

OBJECTIVE: To compare record keeping and decision making in accident and emergency departments before and after distribution of guidelines on head injury management as indices of implementation. DESIGN: Before (1987) and after (1990) study of accident and emergency medical records. SETTING: Two accident and emergency departments in England. PATIENTS: 1144 adult patients with head injury in department 1 (533 in 1987, 613 in 1990) and 734 in department 2 (370, 364 respectively). MAIN MEASURES: Recording of relevant symptoms and signs as determined in the guidelines; presence of, indications for, and rates and appropriateness of skull x ray examination and admission. RESULTS: The median number of guidelines variables recorded for all study periods ranged from 7 to 9 out of a possible maximum of 27. For key decision making variables the presence or absence of penetrating injury was least likely to be recorded (< or = 1%) and that of loss of consciousness most likely (> or = 75%). Altogether, the proportion of patients receiving skull x ray examination or admitted varied from 25%-60% and 7%-23% respectively; overall, 69% (1280/1856) and 64% (1177/1851) of patients were managed appropriately. However, no consistent change occurred in the departments between the study periods. For instance, in department 1 the proportion of appropriate x ray examinations rose significantly after distribution of the guidelines (from 61% (202/330) to 73% (305/417)) and appropriate decisions on whether to x ray or not also rose (from 65% (340/522) to 72% (435/608)). There was no significant change in department 2, although the proportion of appropriate admissions fell (from 33% (55/166) to 15% (19/130)). CONCLUSIONS: Recording practice and decision making were variable and had not consistently improved after dissemination of the guidelines. Strategies are required to ensure effective implementation of guidelines.  (+info)

Can admission notes be improved by using preprinted assessment sheets? (7/2057)

Inpatient medical notes often fail to record important details of patient history and findings on clinical examination. To overcome problems with content and legibility of notes we introduced preprinted notes for the admission of children to this hospital. The quality of the information recorded for 100 children whose admissions were clerked with the preprinted notes was compared with that recorded for 100 whose admissions were recorded with the traditional notes. All case notes were selected randomly and retrospectively from traditional notes written from April to October 1993 and from preprinted notes written from October 1993 to April 1994. The quality of information was assessed according to the presence or absence of 25 agreed core clinical details and the number of words per clerking. In admissions recorded with the preprinted notes the mean number of core clinical details present was significantly higher than those recorded with traditional notes (24.0 v 17.6, p < 0.00001). Admissions recorded with the preprinted notes were also significantly shorter (mean 144 words v 184 words, p < 0.0001). The authors conclude that information about children admitted to hospital is both more complete and more succinct when recorded using preprinted admission sheets.  (+info)

Falling diarrhoea mortality in Northeastern Brazil: did ORT play a role? (8/2057)

The impact of oral rehydration therapy (ORT) on the recent decline in diarrhoea mortality in the northeast of Brazil was studied. Proportionate infant mortality fell from 32% in 1980 to 17% in 1989 and infant deaths attributed to diarrhoea dropped from 41% to 25%, resulting in an overall reduction of 57%. Similar decreases were observed for children aged 1-4 years. Diarrhoea admissions also fell from 57% of infant hospitalizations in 1980 to 30% in 1990. None of the other major causes of death or admissions showed such decline. ORT was introduced in the early 1980s, being used in 35% of all episodes in 1991 and in 62% of those regarded as severe by the mother. Other changes included a worsening of socioeconomic conditions and increases in water supply, vaccine coverage, breastfeeding duration and nutritional status. A simulation model estimated that changes in factors other than ORT would lead to a 21% reduction in infant diarrhoea mortality, or about one-third of the actual decline. Finally, an ecological analysis showed that ORT use rates were inversely correlated to infant diarrhoea mortality (r=-0.61; p=0.04). Despite the shortcomings of the available data, these findings suggest an important impact of ORT on diarrhoea mortality.  (+info)

Besides the central patient admission on the first floor and second floor in building D2 there are several places for the patient admission according to the Department where the treatment will take place. Most of them are located close to the particular main entrance. You can find your respective patient admission with the help of the following list: ...
Data were analyzed for 90,345 housed patient admissions (mean cost, $12,555) and 3081 homeless patient admissions (mean cost, $13,516). After adjustment for age, gender, and resource intensity weight, homeless patient admissions cost $2559 more than housed patient admissions (95% CI, $2053, $3066). For patients on medical and surgical services, much of this difference was explained by more alternate level of care days spent in the hospital, during which patients did not require the level of services provided in an acute care facility. Homeless patient admissions on the psychiatric service cost $1058 more than housed patient admissions (95% CI, $480, $1635) even after adjustment for length of stay ...
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People at work are equally at risk of eye injuries as those at home. Fortunately, 90 percent of all eye injuries are preventable. Learn how to prevent eye injuries ...
According to the fall 2012 Economic Outlook from Charlotte-based Premier Healthcare Alliance, hospitals and health systems nationwide are projecting the growth of their capital expenditure budgets will drop below 2010 levels as they anticipate patient admission reduction.. Forty-one percent of 617 survey respondents - primarily hospital C-suite, and materials and practice area managers - are projecting their capital spending to increase compared to last year. This is down from 42 percent in fall 2010 and a two-year high of 46 percent in spring 2011. More specifically, when respondents were asked about the area in which they expect to make the largest capital investment over the next year, 43 percent cited healthcare information technology (HIT) and telecommunications, up from 34 percent in spring 2011.. Investments in imaging, lab, and surgical and clinical equipment are forecasted to drop by more than 23 percent compared to just six months ago, according to survey results. Product ...
Piedmont Virginia Community Colleges Division of Health and Life Sciences recently restructured and renamed its 16-credit Patient Admissions Coordinator (PAC) Program. The program, which prepares students for entry-level jobs in hospitals, medical practices, veterinarian offices, or personal care services, will now be called the Medical Administrative Support Assistant (MASA) Program.
Admissions is your first stop to accessing PCHS. Admissions handles scheduling, pre-registering and registering patients, verifying insurance data, collecting patient co pays, deductibles and coinsurance at the time of service. Our goal is to ensure customer services, while gathering the correct information to provide optimal care ...
If the patient is on intravenous medications, oxygen or needs wound dressing changes, it must be arranged in advance and services provided by the admitting hospital via home health care ...
Guidance and reports on patient safety aspects of the patient journey, which includes access, admission, transfer, and discharge.
The physician on the medical staff who admits you is responsible for directing your care while you are in the hospital, or your physician may choose to have your hospital care coordinated by one of the clinical care specialists called hospitalists, on our medical staff. In addition, nursing staff, care coordinators, social workers, chaplains, dietitians, volunteers and many behind the scenes workers give their best to make you feel better. Employees wear a picture ID name badge to assist you in identifying them. ...
Doan Q, Wong H, Meckler G, Johnson D, Stang A, Dixon A, Sawyer S, Principi T, Kam AJ, Joubert G, Gravel J, Jabbour M, Guttmann A. The impact of pediatric emergency department crowding on patient and health care system outcomes: a multicentre cohort study. CMAJ. 2019 06 10; 191(23):E627-E635 ...
If you are dropping off your pet for a routine suture removal, bandage change, or recheck, your pet will be examined by the doctor.
Background: institutionalisation following acute hospital admission is common and yet poorly described, with policy documents advising against this transition. Objective: to characterise the individuals admitted to a care home on discharge from an acute hospital admission and to describe their assessment. Design and setting: a retrospective cohort study of people admitted to a single large Scottish teaching hospital. Subjects: 100 individuals admitted to the acute hospital from home and discharged to a care home. Methods: a single researcher extracted data from ward-based case notes. Results: people discharged to care homes were predominantly female (62%), widowed (52%) older adults (mean 83.6 years) who lived alone (67%). About 95% had a diagnosed cognitive disorder or evidence of cognitive impairment. One-third of cases of delirium were unrecognised. Hospital stays were long (median 78.5 days; range 14-231 days) and transfers between settings were common. Family request, dementia, mobility, ...
RESULTS: A total of 54% out of 572 consultations resulted in admission. Patients were less likely to be admitted if baseline functional status was poor (OR, 0.29; 95% CI 0.17-0.50), if a do-not-resuscitate order was present (OR, 0.44; 95% CI, 0.21-0.89), and if the MICU attending spent more than 25% of professional time in MICU (OR, 2.44; 95% CI, 1.37-4.32). Patients were more likely to be admitted if functional status at time of MICU consultation was poor (OR, 2.30; 95% CI 1.46-3.48). Patients age, insurance, ethnicity, severity of illness, presence of malignancy, or whether patients primary physician was on staff were not independently associated with MICU admission decisions. MICU attendings rarely cited functional status as reason for MICU refusal on the consult forms ...
Results Presentations to the ED and subsequent admissions to hospital beds are not random and can be predicted. Forecast accuracy worsened as the forecast time intervals became smaller: when forecasting monthly admissions, the best MAPE was approximately 2%, for daily admissions, 11%; for 4-hourly admissions, 38%; and for hourly admissions, 50%. Presentations were more easily forecast than admissions (daily MAPE ∼7%). When validating accuracy at additional hospitals, forecasts for urban facilities were generally more accurate than regional forecasts (accuracy is related to sample size). Subgroups within the data with more than 10 admissions or presentations per day had forecast errors statistically similar to the entire dataset. The study also included a software implementation of the models, resulting in a data dashboard for bed managers. ...
Kahan, Brennan C., Koulenti, Desponia, Arvaniti, Kostoula, Beavis, Vanessa, Campbell, Douglas, Chan, Matthew, Moreno, Rui, Pearse, Rupert M., International Surgical Outcomes Study (ISOS) group and Hunt, Jennifer 2017, Critical care admission following elective surgery was not associated with survival benefit: prospective analysis of data from 27 countries, Intensive care medicine, vol. 43, no. 7, pp. 971-979, doi: 10.1007/s00134-016-4633-8. ...
To establish which major disorders are susceptible to increased mortality following acute admissions on weekends, compared with week days, and how this may be explained. Cohorts based on national administrative inpatient and mortality data for 14,168,443 hospitalised patients in England and 913,068 in Wales who were admitted for 66 disorders that were associated with at least 200 deaths within 30 days of acute admission. The main outcome measure was the weekend mortality effect (defined as the conventional mortality odds ratio for admissions on weekends compared with week days). There were large, statistically significant weekend mortality effects (| 20%) in England for 22 of the 66 conditions and in both countries for 14. These 14 were 4 of 13 cancers (oesophageal, colorectal, lung and lymphomas); 4 of 13 circulatory disorders (angina, abdominal aortic aneurysm, peripheral vascular disease and arterial embolism & thrombosis); one of 8 respiratory disorders (pleural effusion); 2 of 12 gastrointestinal
Objective: To quantify the additional hospital length of stay (LOS) and costs associated with in-hospital falls and fall injuries in acute hospitals in Australia. Design, setting and participants: A multisite prospective cohort study conducted during 2011-2013 in the control wards of a falls prevention trial (6-PACK). The trial included all admissions to 12 acute medical and surgical wards of six Australian hospitals. In-hospital falls data were collected from medical record reviews, daily verbal reports by ward nurse unit managers, and hospital incident reporting and administrative databases. Clinical costing data were linked for three of the six participating hospitals to calculate patient-level costs. Outcome measures: Hospital LOS and costs associated with in-hospital falls and fall injuries for each patient admission. Results: We found that 966 of a total of 27 026 hospital admissions (3.6%) involved at least one fall, and 313 (1.2%) at least one fall injury, a total of 1330 falls and 418 ...
Methods: This was a retrospective, observational, chart review study of data collected from January 1, 2015 to December 31, 2018. A total of 200 MDRO isolates were randomly selected for chart review, comprised of 25 Gram-positive and 25 Gram-negative isolates from each year. Patients age 18 or older and who grew an MDRO that met laboratory-defined criteria were included in the study. Patients under the age of 18 or those who had positive cultures while not admitted as inpatients were excluded. The primary endpoint was to assess the overall prevalence of MDRO infections over the past four years. The data was normalized to reflect the incidence based on 100 patient admissions and compared between the four years. Secondary endpoints included the prevalence of risk factors (coexisting infection, prior antibiotic exposure, previous ICU admission, recent surgery, previous hospitalization, residence in a nursing home or long-term care facility, history of cancer or immunodeficiency, central lines or ...
Background: Pain could potentially affect all aspects of patient admission course and outcome in emergency department (ED) when left undertreated. The alle ...
Hello, My name is Matt C. Yesterday afternoon I brought my father, Jeff C. to TCO Edina for an appointment with Dr. Seybold. Approx. 20 years ago, my father was in an accident, resulting in a severe distal tib / fib fracture. He had received 3 different surgeries to repair his leg. The past few years, he has had increased pain and lack of mobility. My dad is a very active person, and it has been sad to see him not doing things he enjoys. A few weeks ago, when we called to make an appointment for a consult, the person on the phone taking the info, was very professional and answered questions about insurance coverage. I was very pleased with the short wait time to get in for an appointment. Yesterday when we arrived, we were greeted at the door with courteous smiles. We proceeded to the desk, again were greeted with smiles and direction for patient admission. The admission staff were very patient with my dad and answered many questions he had. They were very helpful in assisting him filling out ...
What groups are considered to be a St. Dominics affiliate? St. Dominics currently has two affiliates that employ or contract physicians. These include St. Dominics Medical Associates and The MEA Clinics.. What does actively practicing mean? Physicians who are actively practicing at St. Dominics are on the active medical staff and have provided care to at least 12 patients at St. Dominics during the past 12 months. Physicians who have joined the medical staff at St. Dominics within the past 12 months are also included regardless of their current patient contacts.. What is considered to be a patient contact? Patient contacts include inpatient or observation patient admissions, consultations, and same day surgeries. Why 12 patient contacts? St. Dominics has determined that a minimum of 12 patient contacts annually is needed in order to monitor physician quality and performance. What if there are no physicians in a particular specialty with more than 12 patient contacts? Some specialties ...
My mother a none smoker was during WW2 on the anti aircraft heavy ack ack in London over many years she inhaled the fumes from the guns and during the bombing of the Guards chapel she was trapped for over 40 hours and was subjected to inhalattion of cordite and other explosive fumes this resulted in the total damage of one lung and over the next year had many in patient admissions to hospital with chest infections pneumonia but did return to duty after 3/4 sick leave episodes has not been proved as yet but many people with C.O.P.D. often develop lung cancer which may have been due to smoking but as my mother was a none smoker the consultant has said her 4 cm cancer in her good lung was probably due to the inhalattion of explosive fumes during WW2 ..pleased to say she has had stereo tactic radiotherapy treatment at Leeds over a 3 week period and looks as though she is all clear will find out in July if she is aokay ...
Data collected in the Weekly Returns Service are based on general practice recognition of new episodes. The congruence of temporal variations of these data with those in hospital admissions was striking, especially in children. This suggests that what doctors label as a new episode of asthma is the same whether they work in the community or in hospital. The numbers of episodes presenting to GPs were at their lowest in August. There were very similar reductions in hospital admissions at the same time which were particularly noticeable in school children who were most likely to be on holiday. Thus, it is unlikely that there was a significant bypassing of general practice with direct access to hospital at this time of year. Some anomalies in hospital admission data between weeks 9 and 13 were observed for adults which we suspect must be due to deficiencies in recording of hospital based data towards the end of the financial year (for accountancy purposes, the financial year ends in week 13). We can ...
Calderón-Larrañaga et al reported PCT GPs/100 000 patients to have had a multivariate regression coefficient of 0.995 (95% CI 0.992 to 1.00) with respect to hospital admissions. While not statistically significant, even with an upper 95% CI limit of 0.995 the effect size would have been so small that the predictive power of the number of GPs/100 000 would have been irrelevant in practice. In their Poisson regression of GP-based factors on hospital admission count, the effect of practice GPs/100 000 patients had an incidence rate ratio of 0.998 (95% CI 0.998 to 0.999). This is harder to interpret. The dependent variable was the count of COPD admissions/practice in any year of 3 years. The predictor variable, the number of GPs/100 000 population at practice level, is also hard to interpret. Its mean was 60 with an IQR between 10 and 180. This suggests that in the bottom 25% of practices there was less than 1 GP per 10 000 patients, with more than 1 GP per 550 patients in the top 25%. The IQR for ...
PURPOSE: As global initiatives increase patient access to surgical treatments, there is a need to define optimal levels of perioperative care. Our aim was to describe the relationship between the provision and use of critical care resources and postoperative mortality. METHODS: Planned analysis of data collected during an international 7-day cohort study of adults undergoing elective in-patient surgery. We used risk-adjusted mixed-effects logistic regression models to evaluate the association between admission to critical care immediately after surgery and in-hospital mortality. We evaluated hospital-level associations between mortality and critical care admission immediately after surgery, critical care admission to treat life-threatening complications, and hospital provision of critical care beds. We evaluated the effect of national income using interaction tests. RESULTS: 44,814 patients from 474 hospitals in 27 countries were available for analysis. Death was more frequent amongst patients admitted
Admission to Graduate Programs differs from undergraduate admission, as admission decisions at the graduate level are made by the individual academic departments. The graduate catalog is the final authority on requirements for your program of interest. Applicants must have completed or nearly completed the equivalent of a four-year U.S. Bachelors degree from a regionally accredited institution. Official transcripts with the degree posted are required prior to beginning of graduate classes.. International students or students with transcripts from countries outside the U.S. have additional documents and/or transcript evaluations required. Plan to begin the application process at least nine months in advance of when you would like to begin your program. Your completed application packet, which includes both general admission requirements and individual program requirements, should be submitted to the Office of Admissions by the posted admission deadlines. Send your application packet, transcripts ...
Introduction: Violence is increasingly recognised as a major public health issue yet, health data are underutilised for describing the problem or developing responses. We use English emergency hospital admissions for assault over four years to examine assault demography and contribution to health inequalities. Methods: Geodemographic cross-sectional analyses utilising records of all individuals in England (n=120,643) admitted between 1st April 2002 and 31st March 2006. Results: Over four years, rates of admission increased by 29.56% across England. Admissions peaked on Saturdays (22.34%) and Sundays (20.38%). Higher rates were associated with deprivation across all ages, including those ,15 years, with a six fold increase in admission rates between the poorest and wealthiest quintiles of residence. Logistic regression analyses indicate males are 5.59 times more likely to be admitted to hospital for assault and such admissions peak in those aged 15-29 years. Modelling based on national assault ...
There is no firm deadline for applications to be submitted. However, we request that all applications be submitted and completed (all supplemental documents received) no later than one month in advance of anticipated enrollment. Applications that are completed within 30 days of the start of the term may still be considered, but the Admissions Office will be unable to guarantee an admissions decision prior to the start of classes. Applications may be submitted up to one year in advance of anticipated enrollment. Once all supplemental documents arrive (references, transcripts, background check, etc.) and an application is completed, it will be sent for review. The prospective student will be notified of his/her admission decision within 30 days.. ...
Results In the 12 months prior to introduction of the individual care plans, the 32 patients accounted for 858 ED attendances and 209 admissions to hospital. In 12 months after introduction of the care plans, the number of ED attendances fell to 517, with only 77 hospital admissions. Median number of hospital admissions (as a percentage of ED attendances) fell from 18.8% to 7.1% (p=0.014) after introduction of the care plan. There were also reductions in median number of ED attendances (19 vs 5, p=0.001), median number of radiology tests (4 vs 1, p=0.001) and median number of blood tests (55 vs 12, p,0.001). ...
Differences in hospital staffing may influence outcomes for patients with acute conditions, including acute exacerbations of COPD, depending on which day of week the patients are admitted. This study was conducted to determine whether weekend admission increases the risk of dying in the hospital.. We analysed the clinical data of 289,077 adults with acute exacerbations of COPD admitted to the hospital at any public centre in Spain, in 2006 and 2007. We analysed day of admission, demographic, medical history and comorbidity for their association with death rate. During the study period there were 35,544 (12.4%) deaths during admission in COPD patients. Weekend admissions were associated with a significantly higher in-hospital mortality (12.9%) than weekday admissions (12.1%) among COPD patients (odds ratio [OR], 1.07; 95% confidence interval [CI], 1.04-1.10). The differences in mortality persisted after adjustment for age, gender, and co-existing disorders (1.05 OR 95% CI 1.02-1.08). Analyses of ...
Rudiger, A; Burckhardt, O A; Harpes, P; Müller, S A; Follath, F (2006). The relative lymphocyte count on hospital admission is a risk factor for long-term mortality in patients with acute heart failure. American Journal of Emergency Medicine, 24(4):451-4. ...
A computer-based hierarchical method was developed to code conditions leading to admission to intensive care in the UK. The hierarchy had five tiers: surgical status, body system, anatomical site, physiological or pathological process and medical condition. The hierarchy was populated initially using the free-text descriptions of the reason for admission from 10,806 admissions recorded as part of the Intensive Care Societys UK APACHE II study. After refinement and error-checking, a prospective evaluation was undertaken on 22,059 admissions to 62 UK intensive care units. Individual units coded between 60 and 1610 (mean 356) admissions. All but 50 (0.2%) of the admissions could be coded and 38 units coded every admission. Fifty admissions (0.2%) could not be coded within 24 h of admission but were coded subsequently when more information became available. Of the admissions, 96.1% were coded at all levels of the hierarchy in the coding method. Six hundred and thirty-seven of the 741 unique conditions (85
For full-time enrollment beginning in September, Trent University expects to send offers of admission on an ongoing basis starting in January. You must complete or be registered in six 4U/M courses. Admission decisions will be made using grades from a minimum of 3 final 4U/M courses if you are in a semestered school, or 6 interim 4U/M courses if you are in a non-semestered school. Grade 11 grades may be used to extend an early offer of admission when sufficient 4U/M grades are not available. All offers of admission are conditional pending the successful completion of all OSSD requirements and prerequisites with satisfactory academic standing.. ...
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Background:unexplained/nonspecific abdominal pain makes up a high percentage of surgical admissions to hospitals, both in emergency department, and as elective admissions,with a substantial diagnostic
Objective. To examine the relationship between social factors and planned and unplanned hospital admissions among older people.. Data Sources/Study Setting. 2011 data from the Swedish Panel Study of Living Conditions of the Oldest Old (SWEOLD) and data from the Swedish National Patient Register until December 31, 2012.. Study Design. The study had a prospective design. Data were analyzed via Cox proportional hazard regressions with variables entered as blocks (social factors, sociodemographic and ability factors, health factors).. Data Collection. Data were collected via interviews with people aged 76+ (n = 931).. Principal Findings. Living in institutions was negatively associated with planned admissions (hazard ratio (HR): 0.29; confidence interval (CI): 0.09-0.88), while being in receipt of home help was positively associated with unplanned admissions (HR: 1.57; CI: 1.15-2.14). Low levels of social contacts and social activity predicted unplanned admissions in bivariate analyses only. Higher ...
The CSUSB campus policy for admission to a post-baccalaureate program is a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50. If the cumulative GPA is below 2.50, the graduate admissions evaluators will also calculate the GPA of the last 90 units attempted. Title V regulations state that the absolute minimum GPA for admission is 2.50; therefore, if both the cumulative GPA and the last 90 GPA are below 2.50, admission will be denied. Applications that meet the minimum GPA requirements are sent to the program for an admission decision. Please keep in mind that each program may have additional admission requirements. ...
The Colleges open door admissions policy reflects the institutions philosophy of providing educational opportunities for all citizens within its service area. Admission to the College does not insure admission to a particular course or program of study. Students seeking admission for the first time should use the following procedure:. ...
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This study found a higher case fatality in women compared with men after admission to hospital after acute cardiac events but a lower case fatality in women before admission. Differences in baseline characteristics largely explain the higher case fatality in women after admission.. This study used patients from a community based coronary heart disease register rather than data only on patients admitted to hospital; the register has been shown to be highly accurate and complete.1 Although this enabled us to assess results for a wider range of patients and to compare results before and after admission, little angiographic information was available, and previously postulated theories which associated the extent and severity of infarcts to sex related differences in mortality were not assessed.5 Furthermore, as information on deaths before admission was gathered from relatives, these data were not as complete or possibly as accurate as they were for those admitted to hospital. There is, however, no ...
When you understand chemistry, you begin to understand the extraordinary nature of the world down to its most basic particles. Chemistry is the science of the materials we use, the medicine we take, the environment we live in and the food we eat.
To the man stranded in the hospital with a pelvic fracture, I wanted to say Im sorry. Contrary to what you have been told, it was not I who gave the order to make your admission an observation. In fact, I did just the opposite. I had clicked the full admission order while doing the requisite computer work after seeing you that first night in the hospital. But the next day, I received a call from a physician in a distant city who has been paid by the medical center to review such cases. Although he reluctantly admitted that he is a pediatrician who doesnt even take care of adults, he has been given the power to interpret medicare rules and has decided that you dont qualify for inpatient status. Unfortunately it is of little interest to medicare, or this physician, that you are non ambulatory and that your wife is to frail to lift you. If you want to go to a skilled facility to strengthen before returning home, youll have to pay for it yourself ...
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Admission Requirements are for the 2018-2019 year only, and are based on the Ontario High School System. Holding the minimum admission requirements only establishes eligibility for consideration. The cut-off averages for admission may be considerably higher than the minimum. See also the General Admission and Procedures section of this Calendar. An overall average of at least 70% is normally required to be considered for admission. Some programs may also require specific course prerequisites and prerequisite averages and/or supplementary admission portfolios. Higher averages are required for admission to programs for which the demand for places by qualified applicants exceeds the number of places available. The overall average required for admission is determined each year on a program by program basis. Consult for further details.. Note: Courses listed as recommended are not mandatory for admission. Students who do not follow the recommendations will not be disadvantaged ...
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Hospitals are organized into units where patients needing similar care (maternal, surgical or general medicine) are grouped together. Grouping patients needing similar services is considered best practice and every effort is made to do this for every patient. However, it is not always possible. Off-servicing occurs when a patient that would be best suited to one type of care is placed into a unit designed to offer another type of care. It is not the best situation for the patient or care providers.. The Region, as part of the follow on work from the 90 Days of Innovation: Ready Every Day initiative, is continuing efforts to eliminate off-servicing. To accomplish this, we are examining every bed and determining if the quantity of beds we offer for various types of care match the needs of our patients.. For example, by looking at total admissions by type of care needed over a two-year period, it was discovered that the Region actually needs more general medicine beds to meet patient need, and ...
Objective: To determine the effect of the introduction of an acute medical admissions unit (AMAU) on key quality efficiency and outcome indicator comparisons between medical teams as assessed by funnel plots.. Methods: A retrospective analysis was performed of data relating to emergency medical patients admitted to St James Hospital, Dublin between 1 January 2002 and 31 December 2004, using data on discharges from hospital recorded in the hospital in-patient enquiry system. The base year was 2002 during which patients were admitted to a variety of wards under the care of a named consultant physician. In 2003, two centrally located wards were reconfigured to function as an AMAU, and all emergency patients were admitted directly to this unit. The quality indicators examined between teams were length of stay (LOS) ,30 days, LOS ,30 days, and readmission rates.. Results: The impact of the AMAU reduced overall hospital LOS from 7 days in 2002 to 5 days in 2003/04 (p,0.0001). There was no change in ...
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TY - JOUR. T1 - Volume of emergency department admissions for sepsis is related to inpatient mortality. T2 - Results of a nationwide cross-sectional analysis. AU - Powell, Emilie S.. AU - Khare, Rahul K.. AU - Courtney, D. Mark. AU - Feinglass, Joe. N1 - Copyright: Copyright 2017 Elsevier B.V., All rights reserved.. PY - 2010/11. Y1 - 2010/11. N2 - Objectives: Emergency department resuscitation plays a significant role in sepsis care, and it is unknown if patient outcomes vary by institution based on the level of sepsis experience of the emergency department. This study examines whether there is an association between the annual volume of patients admitted via the emergency department with sepsis and inpatient mortality. Design: Cross-sectional analysis of the 2007 Nationwide Inpatient Sample. Setting AND Patients: We included 87,166 adult emergency department sepsis admissions from 551 hospitals. MEASUREMENTS: Hospitals were categorized into quartiles by 2007 emergency department sepsis volume. ...
Next week, Ill continue the story of Woodmont, for this week, we have the story of the State Hospital from volunteer Michael Green. July 12, 2017 mar...
Soluble urokinase plasminogen activator receptor (suPAR) is the soluble form of the membrane-bound receptor (uPAR) expressed predominantly on various immune cells. Elevated plasma suPAR concentration is associated with increased mortality in various patient groups, and it is speculated that suPAR is a low-grade inflammation marker reflecting on disease severity. The aim of this prospective observational study was to determine if the plasma concentration of suPAR is associated with admission time, re-admission, disease severity/Charlson Comorbidity Index Score, and mortality. We included 543 patients with various diseases from a Danish Acute Medical Unit during a two month period. A triage unit ensured that only medical patients were admitted to the Acute Medical Unit. SuPAR was measured on plasma samples drawn upon admission. Patients were followed-up for three months after inclusion by their unique civil registry number and using Danish registries to determine admission times, readmissions,
TY - JOUR. T1 - Acute pulmonary admissions following implementation of a national workplace smoking ban. AU - Kent, Brian D.. AU - Sulaiman, Imran. AU - Nicholson, Trevor. AU - Lane, Stephen J.. AU - Moloney, Edward D.. PY - 2012/1/1. Y1 - 2012/1/1. N2 - Background: The implementation of workplace smoking bans has contributed to a significant reduction in the incidence of acute coronary syndrome admissions, but their influence on adult acute pulmonary disease admissions is unclear. We sought to assess the impact of a national smoking ban on nationwide admissions of individuals of working age with acute pulmonary illness. Methods: Data relating to emergency hospital admissions of subjects aged 20 to 70 years preceding and succeeding the implementation of the Irish smoking ban were obtained from a central registry. Population, weather, pollution, and influenza data were obtained from the relevant authorities. Poisson regression analysis was used to assess adjusted risk of emergency hospital ...
BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to investigate trends in population-based mortality, hospital admission and case fatality rates for abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) from 1979 to 1999. METHODS: This was an analysis of routine statistics from 79 495 death certificates in England and Wales and 3217 hospital inpatient admissions in the Oxford Region. RESULTS: Mortality rates for all AAAs increased between 1979 and 1999 from 13 to 25 per million in women and from 80 to 115 per million in men. Admission rates increased in the same time interval from three to 22 admissions per million per year in women, and from 52 to 149 per million per year in men. Case fatality rates for all non-ruptured AAAs that were operated on decreased from 25.8 to 9.0 per cent and for all ruptured AAAs from 69.9 to 54.4 per cent. CONCLUSION: Mortality rates and hospital admission rates for AAA rose in men and even more so in women between 1979 and 1999. Perioperative mortality for ruptured AAA declined a little during the study
Admission to Cork University hospital is either pre-arranged or arranged by the Emergency or Out Patient Departments. For elective admissions, you will either be informed by phone or in writing the date and time of your admission. From time to time, emergencies may delay your own planned admission. On arrival to the Admissions Department, please take a number and remain seated until your number is called. Please note: patients for admission to DOSA (Day of Same Admission) will be prioritised. The Admissions Department will ask you specific questions on admission in order to validate your identification details and to register your admission.. ...
Background: Medical education worldwide is more expensive compared to other university courses due to the structure of the training into two phases: basic medical sciences and clinical sciences, each with extensive syllabuses and involves an array of professionals in various specialties. The burden of medical education was largely borne by the government in Nigeria until recently when the private sector forayed into the provision of tertiary education including medical education. Methods: The study was a cross-sectional survey study. All 94 final year medical students of Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti, a private sector-owned university in South Western Nigeria, were invited to participate in the study. The institutional ethical approval was sought and obtained (ERC/2020/04/07/364A). Structured self-administered questionnaires were used to collect relevant data. Participation in the study was voluntary and confidential. The data obtained were analyzed using SPSS version 20.0 (SPSS Inc., ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Size and clustering of ethnic groups, and rates of psychiatric admission in England. AU - Venkatesan, G.. AU - Weich, S.. AU - McBride, O.. AU - Twigg, L. AU - Parsons, H. AU - Scott, J. AU - Bhui, K. AU - Keown, P. PY - 2018/2/19. Y1 - 2018/2/19. N2 - Aims and Methods: To compare rates of admission for different types of severemental illness between ethnic groups and to test the hypothesis that larger and moreclustered ethnic groups will have lower admission rates. This is a descriptive study ofroutinely collected data from the NHS in England.Results: There was an eightfold difference in admission rates between ethnicgroups for schizophreniform and mania admissions, and a fivefold variation indepression admissions. On average Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) groups hadhigher rates of admission for schizophreniform and mania admissions but not fordepression. This increased rate was greatest in teenage years and early adulthood.Larger ethnic group size was associated with lower ...
Admission PolicyThis admission policy will outline the process of admission and requirements for admission to the social work major. It will continue with a description of the make up, role and responsibilities of the
Nicole Le Saux is Associate Professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of Ottawa *. As physicians we should be concerned about the inappropriate use of antibiotics. Have you ever had a patient with an extended spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL), E. coli or Klebsiella urinary tract infection, a Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) or a drug-resistant N. gonorrhoeae?. Whereas resistant bacteria and CDI were rare a decade ago, these clinical situations are now commonplace in hospitals, long term care facilities and emergency departments. According to the the rate of CDI in hospitalized patients is 3.4 cases per 1000 patient admissions (approximately one in every 300 patients admitted). As of 2014, 18.2% of isolates of Neisseria gonorrhoeae were resistant to penicillin with worrisome decreased susceptibility to cefixime, ceftriaxone and azithromycin. ...continue reading →. ...
Nicole Le Saux is Associate Professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of Ottawa *. As physicians we should be concerned about the inappropriate use of antibiotics. Have you ever had a patient with an extended spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL), E. coli or Klebsiella urinary tract infection, a Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) or a drug-resistant N. gonorrhoeae?. Whereas resistant bacteria and CDI were rare a decade ago, these clinical situations are now commonplace in hospitals, long term care facilities and emergency departments. According to the the rate of CDI in hospitalized patients is 3.4 cases per 1000 patient admissions (approximately one in every 300 patients admitted). As of 2014, 18.2% of isolates of Neisseria gonorrhoeae were resistant to penicillin with worrisome decreased susceptibility to cefixime, ceftriaxone and azithromycin. ...continue reading →. ...
How exactly does Signapps work?. Signapps is a mobile-first secure communication and collaboration platform. It enables multi-disciplinary teams of healthcare practitioners to collaborate around the care of a patient. The medium for doing this is a mobile app - a secure messenger which allows group chats about a patient between a team of medical professionals (we call them Patient Threads). The Patient Thread is similar to Whatsapp groups except that the chat space is secure, used for professional purposes only and conversations are centred around a patient.. The product can be integrated into existing patient admission and electronic health record systems as well as service providers such as pathology and radiology companies. The idea is to push important information about patients from these systems into Signapps Patient Threads.. The product comes bundled with a number of value-added features, examples include digital forms for data gathering; workflows for process automation and chatbots to ...
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Complications of liver cirrhosis (LC) are the main cause of hospital admissions in liver units. In areas where hepatitis C virus (HCV) is highly prevalent, most of these admissions are attributable to HCV-LC. We aimed to assess the impact of direct-acting antivirals (DAA) in the profile of liver disease patients admitted into a referral liver unit from a University Hospital.We registered hospital admissions due to LC in our Liver Unit from 2011-2014 (pre-DAA period) and from 2015-2019 (post-DAA period).From a total of 14,865 hospital admissions, 10,053 were due to LC (corresponding to 6,256 patients). The number and proportion of hospital admissions due to HCV-LC remained stable during the period 2011-2014 (525 per year, 48.8% of the total), but decreased progressively after 2015 (p,0.001), reaching less than 300 (27.1%) admissions in 2019. Similarly, HCV-LC accounted for 3,885 inpatient days per year (44.9%) during the pre-DAA period and decreased steadily after 2015 (p ,0.001), reaching only ...
Background and design. HIV is a major contributor to childhood morbidity and mortality in South Africa. We describe HIV prevalence, disease profile, outcome and missed opportunities for early intervention in a cohort of HIV-infected children admitted to Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital's general paediatric wards between 1 October 2007 and 31 December 2007. Results. Of 1 510 admissions, 446 (29.5%) were HIV infected. Many children (238, 54.1%) were newly diagnosed in hospital and most had advanced HIV disease (405, 92%). The principal admission diagnoses were pneumonia (165, 37.5%), gastro-enteritis (97, 22%), sepsis (86, 19.5%) and tuberculosis (92, 21%). Of children identified as HIV infected before admission, 128/202 (63.4%) were not accessing antiretroviral treatment (ART), although 121/128 (94.5%) met ART eligibility criteria. Of 364 ART-naïve eligible children, only 15 (4.1%) were commenced on ART as inpatients. Problems with PMTCT implementation in infants under 6 months (N=166) included
I am the Patient Flow Manger at York Hospital, which I have done for the last year and for the previous three years at Scarborough Hospital in a similar role.. I manage several teams, including transfer, discharge liaison and bed managers. Together our job is to manage the movement of patients into, through and out of hospital.. Patients come to us via a variety of routes - GPs, emergency departments, outpatients, elective admissions and repatriation from other hospitals - to mention just a few. Between us we are responsible for putting patients in the right place at the right time.. I started my nurse training on 5 September 1983 in Kent - which is the day I also met my wife. We qualified together and moved to Leeds to continue our training. Over the years I have had numerous roles including working on medical wards, acute admission units, night nurse practitioner, clinical site manager, bed manager and I have managed discharge teams. Its difficult to say which has been my favourite role ...
Admission requires a bachelors degree or higher from an accredited college or university. Admissions committees in each program review applicants according to their personal statements, background and experience, record of academic achievement, demonstrated academic potential, letters of recommendation, compatibility of interests with program faculty, and other factors.. Test scores and GPAs provide competitive points of reference for admission, but are not alone decisive in the admissions review.. Strong quantitative skills are essential; a health services background is helpful, but not required. Some college level math is required. Statistics and economics coursework is recommended.. Complete applications are reviewed beginning in mid-January by an admissions committee. Applicants are notified in writing by mail of the admissions decision.. ...
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Results 18% of patients had no regular medications prescribed by clerking doctors, the majority of which were elective admissions during in-hour clerking and performed by experienced SHOs. Of the patients who had their regular medications prescribed on admission, 29% were prescribed inaccurately, and 16% in wrong doses. Total percentage of missed and error prescription was 46%, in which only 18% were corrected within 24 hours and 21% corrected up to 48 hours after admission. ...
When patients attend the emergency department with facial fractures that require surgery and are immediately admitted, surgery can be delayed as theatre time is prioritised for other more urgent patients. One solution is to send the patient home and admit them as an elective patient at a later date. The aim of this study was to investigate the outcomes of patients admitted directly and those seen as elective patients following fracture of the mandible or zygomatic complex. Data were taken from the hospital episodes statistics (HES) dataset for 2011-2018, and all hospital admissions for mandibular and zygomatic complex fractures within the National Health Service (NHS) in England were extracted. Patients were categorised as those admitted on attendance at the emergency department and given definitive treatment during the admission, and those not admitted on attendance at the emergency department but discharged home and seen as elective admissions within 30 days of attendance. Data were available ...
All you need to do is make one simple phone call to our general medical services department on 0800 029 4349.. Our dedicated senior medical officer will ask some questions over the phone to ensure you or your loved one are suitable for admission into hospital*. Once agreed you can arrive at the hospital there and then if you wish. You will be under the care of the general medical nursing team and you will be assessed by your consultant physician within 4 hours of admission. Your admission can be arranged by yourself, or on your behalf by a relative, GP, carer or care home.. ...
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Acceptance into the ADN program is competitive and while published minimum standards may have been met, it does not guarantee admission. The College reserves the right to make changes at any time with respect to course offerings, degree requirements, services provided, cost of attendance, or any other subject. Students who have met all ADN admission requirements by June 1 will be considered for admission. Admission decisions are made in mid-June for the fall semester and students are notified of their acceptance by mail. Students with two nursing course failures (elsewhere, at BCC, or in combination) will not be admitted to the program. The following criteria are considered in the admissions process: The number of required science courses completed and grades received; the number of ADN program and general education courses completed and grades received; ADN program course GPA; and completion of additional college degrees. All students applying for admission must begin the HepB immunization ...
Commparison of In-hosplital Mortality and Frequency of Coronary Angiography in Weekend Versus Weekday Adminssions in Patients with Non-ST-Segment Elevation Acut
The MBA program is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB), the premier accrediting agency for management education. The MBA serves working professionals through evening courses on the main campus in Carrollton, and our satellite locations in Newnan and Douglasville. Full time MBA students enrolled for the Fall semester on the Carrollton campus can complete the MBA program in one year. The online Georgia WebMBA® program is also available as a separate program (listed below).. MBA Admission Criteria. The MBA program in the Richards College of Business relies on a competitive admission process. In all cases final admission decisions are made by the appropriate Richards College of Business Graduate Program Director. Applicants must attain a score of 950 points based on the formula: (undergraduate GPA (on a 4.0 scale) x 200) + the applicants Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) score, and a 3.0 or higher on the analytical writing section ...
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Lots of fascinating and very useful response to a question I asked yesterday about conferences on weekends. When I wrote the post I had a personal point of view - that conferences on weekends were bad. But I knew I had heard many others argue that it was better for some people to have them on weekends and I thought it might be good to hear what people thought ...
ESA (European Society of Anaesthesiology). A systematic review and meta-analysis of hospital data worldwide, presented as this years Euroanaesthesia meeting in Stockholm, adds further evidence that patients admitted to hospital at weekends have higher mortality than those admitted on weekdays. The study is by Dr Hiroshi Hoshijima, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan, and colleagues.. The analysis included 72 studies from various world regions, covering 55,053,719 participants. The authors found that weekend admission was associated with increased morality of between 15% and 17% depending on the statistical technique used.. Subgroup analysis revealed that patients admitted during the weekend were at a higher risk of death than weekday admission in patients in almost all categories. There are at least two potential explanations for our results. First, these differences reflect poorer quality of care in hospital at the weekend, and second, patients admitted on at weekend could be more severely ill ...
Overall, 74 (28%) children died in the cotrimoxazole group and 112 (42%) died in the placebo group [hazard ratio (HR) 0.57; 95% confidence interval (CI) 0.43-0.7]. As reported previously, mortality was reduced across all ages (heterogeneity p=0.82) and across levels of baseline CD4 cell percentage (p=0.36).(1) Ninety-one children died in the hospital, 92 at home, two on the way to hospital, and one in a local clinic. Children receiving cotrimoxazole had similar reductions in the instantaneous risk of hospital death [cause-specific hazard ratio (CHR) 0.55; 95% CI, 0.36-0.84] and non-hospital death (CHR 0.60; 95% CI, 0.40-0.90) compared with the placebo group. There were 368 hospital admissions in total, of which 91 were admissions prior to death in hospital. Of the remaining 277 admissions in 166 children, 135 admissions were among 76 children on cotrimoxazole and 142 were among 90 children on placebo. The rate of hospital admissions not ending in death was 41 per 100 child-years at risk in the ...
5%) spent at least 24 h in the hospital prior to ICU admission, compared to 57 patients (30.8%) with late-onset NP (p = 0.001). However, it varies depending on patient and ICU attributes. Please fill out the form below to become a member and gain access to our resources. Kumar S, Merchant S, Reynolds R. Tele-ICU: efficacy and cost-effectiveness approach of remotely managing the critical care. Premier suggested that hospitals implement the following best practices for ICU optimization: • Implement evidence-based practices to reduce healthcare-associated infections and delirium, • Develop intermediate care settings as a transition for patients who no longer need ICU-level care, • Create checklists to monitor patient progress and goals, • Use multidisciplinary teams of physicians, nurses, pharmacists, residents, and other ICU staff to care for patients. Septicemia, also called sepsis, is a severe blood infection that is most often contracted via wound infection. Sepsis and cardiovascular ...
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Any prospective new student who is denied admission to Grambling State University has the right to appeal the decision by writing to the Admissions Appeal Committee - 403 Main Street, Box 4200 - Grambling, LA 71245. New Freshman Applicants: A letter of appeal from the applicant and two (2) letters of recommendation from the principal, teacher or counselor must be submitted to the Admissions Appeal Committee. The prospective student will be notified of the decision by regular mail or email. Transfer Applicants: A letter of appeal from the applicant describing special circumstances which contributed to students inability to meet the admission criteria, and two (2) letters of recommendation from an official at the school previously attended must be submitted to the Admissions Appeal Committee. The prospective student will be notified of the decision by regular mail or email. All decisions of the Admissions Appeal Committee are final.. ...
Applicants who are 21 years of age or younger must submit ACT (or SAT) results, an official high school transcript (if a high school graduate), or proof of GED and an official transcript for all previous college work as part of their application. In those cases where an admission decision can be made based on the students academic record, the requirement to submit ACT/SAT results may be waived. Applicants who are older than 21 years of age and who have valid ACT/SAT exam results (taken within the last 5 years) must submit those scores, along with an official high school transcript or proof of GED/HiSEt/TASC and an official transcript for all previous college work. Applicants who are older than 21 years of age and who do not have valid ACT/SAT results or who have not taken the exams are not expected to take the exam. However, they are required to submit an official high school transcript, if a high school graduate, and an official transcript for all previous college work. Applicants should also ...
Conclusion Pre-operative weight loss was associated with increased LOS and complication occurrence in patients undergoing LGI surgery. Early detection and treatment of malnutrition is an essential consideration in the pre-operative optimisation of patients undergoing LGI surgery. Planned elective admissions should have services in place to address nutritional status prior to surgery. Further prospective randomised studies would help elucidate optimal pre-operative nutritional interventions. ...
Discussion. The present study investigated whether a brief ICU stay could improve outcomes in patients with severe comorbidities after miscellaneous elective surgeries. Based on the retrospective analysis of patient data, postoperative ICU admission failed to affect any meaningful outcomes. The rate of emergency ICU admission or readmission was significantly higher in the non-ICU group than in the ICU group after matching. However, this difference disappeared when the rate of postoperative prolonged ICU stay in the ICU group was combined with the rate of readmission. This study was conducted retrospectively. Therefore, it is difficult to judge whether prolonged ICU stay prevented ICU readmission or whether some of the elective ICU patients deteriorated during the first ICU day as much as non-ICU patients who would be emergently admitted to the ICU. Interestingly, the additional multivariate logistic regression analysis of the entire cohort confirmed that postoperative ICU admission was not ...
The health insurance characteristics of the population changes sharply at age 65 as most people become eligible for Medicare. But do these changes matter for health? We address this question using data on over 400,000 hospital admissions for people who are admitted through the emergency room for non-deferrable conditions -- diagnoses with the same daily admission rates on weekends and weekdays. Among this subset of patients there is no discernible rise in the number of admissions at age 65, suggesting that the severity of illness is similar for patients on either side of the Medicare threshold. The insurance characteristics of the two groups are much different, however, with a large jump at 65 in the fraction who have Medicare as their primary insurer, and a reduction in the fraction with no coverage. These changes are associated with significant increases in hospital list chargers, in the number of procedures performed in hospital, and in the rate that patients are transferred to other care ...
A controversial admissions decision at the all-womens college shows how far some feminist institutions have yet to go in recognizing the fight for transgender rights as their own.. ...
These figures are of great concern, said Scottish Drugs Forum (SDF) CEO David Liddell. It highlights very clearly the need for greater and targeted interventions with this population both within the hospital setting and in the community, which can reduce unplanned hospital admissions. This will save the NHS resources and deliver a better service to people with a drug problem.. There were examples of good practice however, he said, such as drug and alcohol nurse liaison posts situated in hospitals. These posts aim to assist people in getting appropriate care while in hospital and help link people up with appropriate community based services. The trend in increasing admission rates for younger patients was also worrying, he added, and mainly linked to cocaine and cannabinoid use.. Meanwhile, a report from Audit Scotland shows a 71 per cent increase in drug-related deaths in Scotland since 2009, with 76 per cent of fatalities now in the over-35 age group. The 2017 figure was the highest ever ...
This is correct if you do not go to the hospital to do the admission or otherwise see the patient in the hospital on the date of admission. According to CPT, the initial hospital care codes (99221-99223) are used to report the first hospital inpatient encounter with the patient by the admitting physician. However, when you see a patient in the clinic and admit him or her to the hospital on the same day and you either go to the hospital to do the admission or see the patient in the hospital on the date of admission, you should submit an initial hospital care code rather than an office or outpatient visit code (99201-99215). In this case, for services provided to the patient in the hospital on the following day, you should submit subsequent hospital care codes (99231-99233). As CPT states, When the patient is admitted to the hospital as an inpatient in the course of an encounter in another site of service … all E/M services provided by that physician in conjunction with that admission are ...
The Academy reserves the right to accept language qualifications in conjunction with in-house proficiency tests.. School-based Requirements. Each School specifies its admission requirements which are discipline specific. Nonetheless, the applicants all fall under a common admission framework as follows:. (1) All applicants applying to the programmes of respective Schools will be subject to the same admission selection process and assessment criteria for determination of the competency level.. (2) Admission selection comprises a process of Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) with verification through Audition/Interview/Portfolio Presentation.. Back To Top. ...
Timely diagnosis and management of heart failure (HF) is critical, but identification of patients with suspected HF can be challenging, especially in primary care where patients can present with a range of symptoms of varying severity. In a paper published in the journal Heart, we describe the journey of people with HF in primary care from presentation through to diagnosis and initial management.. We used the Clinical Practice Research Datalink (primary care consultations linked to hospital admissions data and national death registrations for patients registered with participating primary care practices in England) to describe investigation and referral pathways followed by patients from first presentation with relevant symptoms to HF diagnosis, particularly alignment with recommendations of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence guideline for HF diagnosis.. 36 748 patients had a diagnosis of HF recorded that met the inclusion criteria between 1 January 2010 and 31 March 2013. For ...
臺大位居世界頂尖大學之列,為永久珍藏及向國際展現本校豐碩的研究成果及學術能量,圖書館整合機構典藏(NTUR)與學術庫(AH)不同功能平台,成為臺大學術典藏NTU scholars。期能整合研究能量、促進交流合作、保存學術產出、推廣研究成果。. To permanently archive and promote researcher profiles and scholarly works, Library integrates the services of NTU Repository with Academic Hub to form NTU Scholars.. ...
Nights and weekends have been described as times when the quality of care is at risk for poor outcomes. However, this study found no associations between patients admitted during these times and worse clinical outcomes.
Results There were 104 (53 Intervention, 51 Control) CPRD general practices were recruited to the study. Individual participants were Intervention, 294,259; Control, 264,065; and External Comparison, 518,315. Interventions were successfully installed at all intervention practices. Banners offering accessing to the intervention material were regularly viewed, but prompts were actively viewed at only 47 per 1,000 consultations for sore throat. The median (IQR) practice-specific proportion of RTI consultations with antibiotic prescribed were: Intervention, 53 (45, 57) Control, 54 (45, 59); External comparison 54 (45, 62). The linkage of CPRD with HES suggested no increase in hospital admissions following the intervention.. ...
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"Series VPRS 7456 Admission Warrants - Male and Female Patients". Public Record Office Victoria. Retrieved 2008-08-30.. ... The Commission recommended that criminal patients be kept apart from other patients;[56] thus male criminally insane patients ... Patients[edit]. Many of Kew's early patients were transferred from Yarra Bend Asylum and Carlton Lunatic Asylum and were housed ... As soon as possible after admission the superintendent of the hospital was required to examine the patient and either approve ...
Private hospitals with fewer than 30 beds are officially termed "health centres". Both accept patient admissions. Health in ... These will refer patients in need of more advanced or specialised care to general or regional hospitals. As of 2018, there are ... cure and rehabilitation of patients with medical and health-related conditions. The majority are operated by the Ministry of ...
"Patient Information , Temple University - Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry". Retrieved 2018-02-27 ... "Welcome to the Office of Admissions! , Temple University - Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry". ... printed official admissions files, and issued stock to raise funds for new teaching facilities. Regardless of whether they had ... logging more than 40,000 patient visits annually. Students also train through programs through Temple University Health System ...
In the house, a maximum of six-eight patients and two nurses can be accommodated. Admitted patients had to meet the following ... not more than one year before admission; at least two of the following six symptoms within the previous four weeks: severely ... Former patients declared that they needed "love and food and understanding, not drugs", and the Soteria Project was meant to ... Research at Soteria Berne found that most acute schizophrenia patients can be as successfully treated as by standard hospital ...
Patient admission started in 1847. Soon the hospital started developing and growing, and by the start of the twentieth century ... The Brooklyn Hospital Center Community-Based Facilities: All sites are NCQA-designated Patient Centered Medical Homes and ... easy-to-retrieve patient records. Extensive modernization of the hospital took place after World War II. Several mergers ... in Diabetes Physician Recognition Program for providing quality care to patients with diabetes. In 2013, the National Council ...
... tracking patient admission rates at hospitals; as well as reporting on the weights and measures of airplanes prior to take-off ...
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... program has its own admissions requirements and handles its own admissions process. Applicants must apply for admission to a ... The College reflects the diverse composition of its host city as well as the UIC patients it serves. The UIC Urban Health ... High school students may seek admission to the College of Pharmacy through UIC's Guaranteed Professional Program Admissions ... Although not required, nearly 70 percent of applicants to the PharmD program hold a bachelor's degree prior to admission. To ...
Total patient admission that year was 11,337, being 9135 males and 2202 females.[4] This hospital came under the administration ... The evacuation of patients from the flooded hospital made national headlines. After the storm, a temporary clinic named the ... Marie.[3] During the yellow fever epidemic of 1858, 2727 patients were admitted and of them 1382 died of the disease. ... The episodes often illustrated the rate of violence in New Orleans by chronicling the high volume of patients who were treated ...
Picture demonstrating associated forehead swelling in patient with Pott's puffy tumor. The patient requires admission for ... The patient typically presents with a headache overlying the frontal sinuses and an associated forehead swelling. This is often ...
10, pp 366-69 "The Medical Management of the Patient with Recurrent Affective Disorder" in The Journal of the Maine Medical ... 10, pp 387-394 "The Moment of Admission" in Psychiatric Clinics of North America, Vol. 8, No. 3, September 1985, pp 411-421 ... Christie, W. R. (September 1985). "The moment of admission". The Psychiatric Clinics of North America. Psychiatric Clinics of ... "Psychological management of the patient with recurrent affective disorder". Retrieved 2015-07-30. "The medical management of ...
Capability for patient admission was available the following year. In 2004, the hospital made an agreement to train medical ...
Conway et al., in a 2016 Irish study of 30,794 weekend admissions (in 16,665 patients) found that the admission rate was ... investigated 25,305 patients undergoing hip fracture surgery. When comparing admission during weekends with admission during ... for weekday admissions. Secondly, Albright et al., in a study of 8581 patients in the US, reported that weekend admission was ... than weekday admissions (36.9%; p. 100,000 patient studies show the weekend effect. 22/56 of these >100,000 patient studies, ...
Report of the Committee of Inquiry into Allegations of Ill - Treatment of Patients and other irregularities at the Ely Hospital ... By the beginning of the 20th century, increasing admissions had resulted in serious overcrowding, causing many problems for ... Goffman, Erving (1961). Asylums: essays on the social situation of mental patients and other inmates. Anchor Books.. ... A key text in the development of deinstitutionalisation was Asylums: Essays on the Social Situation of Mental Patients and ...
The first cross-contamination occurred during that patient's 1997 admission. The report concludes that the admission records of ... Through hospital records and the DNA sequences of the virus, they traced it to patient n.356 who was admitted 28 times between ... 1994-97 in Ward B, ISO and Ward A, and theorized that this patient was the probable source of the infection. ...
A patient has the right to attend their own tribunal. It also outlines the voluntary admission policy. Patients can leave the ... The Act provides for the involuntary civil admission of patients on grounds of mental disorder. It also established the Mental ... It aims to ensure the patient's best interest is the most important aspect of mental health. The Act says that the patient has ... Under the act, mental health workers are obliged to ensure the patient is treated in a way that respects their rights. The ...
... education and patient treatment through therapies tailored to the individual patient based on their genetics. In 2016, Inova ... Gregg, Sandra R. (6 June 1987). "2 New Hospitals in Fairfax Face Admissions Test". The Washington Post. Retrieved 4 October ... Thomas, Pierre (7 June 1987). "An Impatient Patient Hastens the Opening Of Fair Oaks Hospital". The Washington Post. Retrieved ...
A patient with congenital deafness exhibited partial Bálint's syndrome symptoms. This patient experienced an inability to ... Comprehensive neuropsychological and occupational therapy evaluations were performed at admission and at discharge. ... even as the patient focuses on the actual slipper (optic ataxia) a patient raising a fork or spoon containing food to a point ... The patient is unable to grab an object while looking at the object, due to a discoordination of eye and hand movement. It is ...
21693, admitted to Rainhill on 24 December 1901". UK, Lunacy Patients Admission Registers, 1846-1912. Provo, Utah: ... The story of a doctor's experience as he rides across a desert to visit a patient. The Morning Post said that "Skeaping's ... The National Archives (2014). "Class: MH 94; Piece: 37, Admission Serial No. ...
Some patients would wait weeks for admission. Early on, money was set aside for repairs to the old building and construction of ... Franklin M. Stephens, with the first patient, Alonzo House, arriving two weeks later. The majority of the patients in the first ... Despite the fact that patients generally feared hospitals, in 1893 and 1894 that the hospital often went over capacity and had ... Despite rarely having vacant beds, the hospital still went further into debt, largely due to not charging patients for their ...
21693, admitted to Rainhill on 24 December 1901". UK, Lunacy Patients Admission Registers, 1846-1912. Provo, Utah: ... The National Archives (2014). "Class: MH 94; Piece: 37, Admission Serial No. ...
The only good admission is a dead admission. If you don't take a temperature, you can't find a fever. Show me a BMS (Best ... and medications received by the patients known as "gomers" (see Glossary, below) actually harm these patients instead of ... Dorian saving a patient by "doing nothing," which is a major theme of the novel. Shem has published two sequels to The House of ... The patient is the one with the disease. Placement comes first. There is no body cavity that cannot be reached with a #14G ...
Catholic News Agency (January 30, 2017). "Doctor cleared after having family 'hold down' patient during euthanasia". Roman ... "US Bishops, Others Oppose Trump Executive Order Addressing Refugee Admissions". National Catholic Register. January 30, 2017. " ... suspended the United States Refugee Admissions Program for 120 days, and barred Refugees of the Syrian Civil War from entering ...
The clinician must protect the patient against hypotension, kidney failure, acidosis, hyperkalemia and hypocalcemia. Admission ... "pediatric patients and patients with history of cardiac or renal dysfunction." Use of a tourniquet can stall the life- ... If pressure is released during first aid, then fluid is restricted and an input-output chart for the patient is maintained, and ... Breathing and circulation must be checked out and the patient should be given oxygen if eligible. Oral or intravenous fluids ...
Former winter coat of a patient who embroidered the lining. In former times, patients were also set to work making shoes, rugs ... There is no admission, and it can be hired separately for parties or gatherings. There is also a rear hall that can be used for ... Some patients did in fact improve and leave, but many died there. A famous inmate who lived quite a long time was Malle Babbe. ... and also art from former psychiatry patients. Former gable stone of a Dolhuys in Den Bosch. ...
In the same year the Trust handled: Over 60,000 in-patient admissions; Over 200,000 out-patient appointments; Over 61,000 ...
The hospital has 343 in-patient beds. There are 30 day case beds, 30 endoscopy beds and 6 oncology day spaces. The hospital has ... The hospital has over 18,000 admissions and 29,000 outpatients attendances per year. The separate hospital and convent blocks ... In 2008 the hospital opened a Rapid Access Chest Pain clinic for same day assessment of chest pain referred patients. In 2009 ... a Daffodil Centre was opened in the hospital to provide information services to patients their families and the general public ...
A patient with Capgras delusion showed reduced GSRs to faces in spite of normal face recognition.[19] This theory for the ... At the time of her admission earlier in the year, she had received the diagnosis of atypical psychosis because of her belief ... Cases in which patients hold the belief that time has been "warped" or "substituted" have also been reported.[3] ... Since the patient could not put together memories and feelings, he believed objects in a photograph were new on every viewing, ...
... and various kinds of oil massages to the in-patients give the patients great relief from their disorders and diseases. The ... 50.00 2. Admission Fee - Rs. 100.00 3. Bed Charges Per Day - Rs. 25.00 4. Diet Charges Per Day - Rs. 75.00 + 5. Treatment ... Sun Therapy is useful for patients with Skin Diseases. It has both general wards and cottage accommodations for the in-patients ... For Bathing The Nature Cure Hospital also offers Out Patient Services which includes consultation and doctor advice to patients ...
Ten patients required admission to an intensive-care unit, and five died.[15][16] ... of autopsies and roughly 20 patients per every 100,000 admissions to that center.[12] In the United States, mucormycosis was ... Mucormycosis is a very rare infection, and as such, it is hard to note histories of patients and incidence of the infection.[6] ... "5 Children's Hospital patients died in 2008, 2009 after contact with deadly fungus". We acknowledge that Children's Hospital is ...
... super utilizers (defined as Medicaid patients with four or more admissions in one year) account for more hospital ... guidelines which recommend therapy for all patients with T-cell counts of 350 or less, or in certain patients commencing at an ... Medicaid patients had cut in half the probability of requiring loans or forgoing other bills to pay for medical costs.[114] ... 9,032).[78] Medicaid super-utilizers were more likely than other Medicaid patients to be male and to be aged 45-64 years.[78] ...
This has compromised patient care and created an incredible need for improvement in the emergency care system.[7] ... and half the hospital admissions were in municipal establishments. ... Still, significant delays in care can occur when patients are inappropriately triaged or when communication between the areas ...
Patient Assessment Tutorials: A Step-by-Step Procedures Guide for the Dental Hygienist. New York: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins ... especially with respect to acute coronary syndrome admissions.[72][73] ... "Lawyer: smoking ban may harm patients". 3 News NZ. 20 May 2013. Archived from the original on 3 July 2013.. ... In New Zealand, two psychiatrist patients and a nurse took their local district health board to court, arguing a smoking ban at ...
DHS provides health services to over 800,000 patients[5] including many uninsured patients.[25] LAC+USC Medical Center provides ... Admissions. Outpatient Visits. Births. Personnel. Total Expenses LAC+USC Medical Center[29]. Acute care. 633. 35,636. 571,245. ... DHS provided healthcare services to over 643,856 unique patients and 2,457,174 patient visits in Fiscal Year 2015-16.[5] For ... over 2.6 million ambulatory care admissions and nearly 230,000 urgent care admissions.[28] DHS hospitals recorded 295,000 ...
Admissions and tuitionEdit. Undergraduate admissions to Ohio State are classified as "more selective" by U.S. News & World ... This allows the entirety of donations made to the cancer fund to solely support patients without hindrance from outside costs. ... "Ohio State Undergraduate Admissions. Retrieved December 18, 2014.. *^ "Ohio Board of Regents 2007 Comparison of Tuition". 2006. ... "The Ohio State University Undergraduate Admissions and First Year Experience". Archived from the original on August 16, 2014. ...
Utilization of chiropractic care is sensitive to the costs incurred by the co-payment by the patient.[1] The use of ... for in-hospital admissions, 59% for hospital days, 62% for outpatient surgeries and procedures, and 85% for pharmaceutical ... van der Roer N, Goossens ME, Evers SM, van Tulder MW (2005). "What is the most cost-effective treatment for patients with low ... The following adjustive procedures were received by more than 10% of patients of licensed U.S. chiropractors in a 2003 survey:[ ...
Admissions and evidence of doping[edit]. On 3 April 2007, the German news agency sid said nine bags of blood marked Jan, number ... "Pantani, a Fuentes patient too". Retrieved 2008-04-01.. *^ "Report: Cipollini used 25 blood bags before 2003 ...
Contagious disease patients were sent to hospitals operated by the New York City Department of Health and Long Island College ... for the past year 0.63 percent of all admissions) that it is believed a description of the hospital, with special reference to ... Male and female patients were segregated, and there were also a dayroom, veranda, nurse's office, and small pantry on each ... These latter patients were stabilized and often sent back to their home countries. Between 1902 and 1951 the hospital treated ...
"Graduate Admissions". University of Cambridge. Retrieved 10 January 2013.. *↑ "State school participation rate". BBC News. 4 ... Addenbrooke's Hospital is where the medicine students go to learn how to cure patients. The Judge Business School is another ... Admission[change , change source]. Students need to pass some tests and interviews to be allowed in Cambridge. For ... Some people think that admission at Cambridge is not very fair. This is because it is easier to get in if you go to a private ...
... a subsidy paid to teaching hospitals that is tied to admissions of Medicare patients in exchange for training resident ... explained to patients, and applied to patient care. ... Anesthesia residents being led through training with a patient ... Some argue that it remains unclear whether patient safety is enhanced or harmed by a reduction in work hours which necessarily ... The first year of practical patient-care-oriented training after medical school has long been termed "internship." Even as late ...
Broad-spectrum antibiotics administered within two hours of admission/diagnosis. For every hour a patient is denied AB therapy ... Using bundles in health care simplifies the complex processes of the care of patients with severe sepsis. A bundle is a ... Lung Protective Ventilator Strategy utilising 5-8 mls/kg tidal volumes for mechanically ventilated patients to avoid volutrauma ... after the onset of septic shock, the patient's chance of survival is reduced by 7.9% ( 2005) ...
Craig JA (2012). Ferri's netter patient advisor (2nd ed.). Saunders. p. 913. ISBN 9781455728268. . Traditionally, two types of ... non-invasive positive pressure ventilation decreases the probability of death or the need of intensive care admission.[2] ... Torres M, Moayedi S (May 2007). "Evaluation of the acutely dyspneic elderly patient". Clinics in Geriatric Medicine. 23 (2): ... March 2020). "Pharmacologic Therapies in Patients With Exacerbation of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: A Systematic ...
Family role of patient is also important in other way also. If some injustice is done with patient in past or any lack of love ... most often occurring in the period following the first appearance of symptoms or the first hospital admission.[55] 20 to 40 ... develop an alliance with the patient and family, formulate short- and long-term treatment plans, and connect the patient with ... Patient generally feel confusion that he is ill or people around him/her are ill. He/her will never agree that he/she is ...
... patients were washed and given clean clothes on admission, and no new cases occurred within the hospital. This made him realise ... Since in the beginning it was provided with only 120 beds, every patient was so well isolated in his private room that each ... which created fake membranes in the small patients' throats, therefore killing them by suffocation. It was deservedly called " ... that the vector of the disease were lice that were discarded with the patient's own clothes.[3] Nicolle managed to attract ...
This was the first national patient register in the world.[15] Mycobacterium leprae, the causative agent of leprosy, was ... they provided treatment and safe living quarters for people with leprosy who were granted admission; they eased tension amongst ... Two additional patients were treated by injections of oil alone and appeared to be cured of the disease. The following year, ... He divided the patients into two groups - 'incipient' and 'advanced'. He reported that in the advanced cases, 25% (at most) ...
"Recurrent uncomplicated cystitis in women: allowing patients to self-initiate antibiotic therapy". Rev Prescire. 23 (146): 47-9 ... admission to a hospital for ongoing antibiotics may be needed.[3] Complications such as urinary obstruction from a kidney stone ... "Ten Things Physicians and Patients Should Question", Choosing Wisely: an initiative of the ABIM Foundation, AMDA - The Society ... "Five Things Physicians and Patients Should Question", Choosing Wisely: an initiative of the ABIM Foundation, American ...
"18 weeks patient pathway" (PDF). Retrieved November 30, 2016.. *^ Smee, Clive (October 2000). "Department of Health Special ... of hospital admissions are from a waiting list, with the remainder being either emergencies admitted immediately or else pre- ... booked admissions or the like (e.g., child birth).[143] One of the main goals of care management is to ensure that patients do ... real competition for patients is rare leaving most patients with little or no effective choice of insurer, and in many places, ...
A minority of individuals with hand, foot and mouth disease may require hospital admission due to complications such as ... The EV-71 virus has been known to generally cause severe complications amongst some patients." HFMD infected 1,520,274 people ...
As an example, consider two standardized data sets, Set A and Set B, that contain different bits of information about patients ... Some cancer registries link various data sources (e.g., hospital admissions, pathology and clinical reports, and death ... The two data sets identify patients using a variety of identifiers: Social Security Number (SSN), name, date of birth (DOB), ...
... and nursing home admissions.[5] Findings from the VHA Care Coordination/Home Telehealth program show that RPM deployment ... Remote patient monitoring (RPM) is a technology to enable monitoring of patients outside of conventional clinical settings (e.g ... A recent study of a remote patient monitoring solution for infertility demonstrated that for appropriately screened patients ... The remote patient monitoring product and service used had a cost-per-patient of $800, compared to the average cost of a cycle ...
Admission note. *Blue Button. *De-identification. *Electronic health record. *Health Insurance Portability and Accountability ... Patient participation. *Decision aids. *Doctor-patient relationship. *E-patient. *Health 2.0. *Health education ...
"First-Year Class Profile , Undergraduate Admissions , University of Miami". Archived from the original on ... which has been used by the UM students and faculty to provide patient care for many years.[88] ... AdmissionsEdit. Undergraduate New Freshman Statistics for Enrolled Students[113][114][115]. 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 ... "Admissions Statistics" (PDF). University of Miami. Archived from the original (PDF) on August 12, 2016. Retrieved July 8, 2016. ...
Historic Hospital Admission Records Project - containing archive of admission records for The Hospital for Sick Children at ... Charles West, the Hospital for Sick Children was founded on 14 February 1852 and was the first hospital providing in-patient ... Admission records from 1852 to 1914 have been made available online on the Historic Hospital Admission Records Project.[17] ... "Historic Hospital Admission Records Project". Archived from the original on 1 August 2012.. ...
Clinical guideline 50: Acutely ill patients in hospital. London, 2007. *^ "Acute care toolkit 6: the medical patient at risk: ... A score of five or more is statistically linked to increased likelihood of death or admission to an intensive care unit.[2] ... An early warning score (EWS) is a guide used by medical services to quickly determine the degree of illness of a patient. It is ... Designed to support the use of Track and Trigger with patients under 16, who have different normal ranges for observations [7] ...
a b Hospitals in New Orleans see surge in uninsured patients but not public funds - USA Today, Wednesday 26 April 2006 ... "As admissions have slumped and outpatient care booms, hospitals closing or shrinking". Modern Healthcare. Retrieved 2018-11-25. ... but a hospital might keep a patient under observation which is only covered under Medicare Part B, and subjects the patient to ... ensuring that there is a clear disincentive to admit such patients. In the United States, laws exist to ensure patients receive ...
As he wrote later, the Chinese "did as the Caucasian did in all respects, and, being more patient and frugal, did it a little ... "vehemently opposed to the admission of Chinese labour", apparently thanked Harte in writing for supporting his cause.[11] The ... In 1866, for example, he wrote a letter defending the "peaceable citizens" of San Francisco's Chinatown who were "patient under ...
I. Presentation of the illness and problems relating to admission". British Journal of Psychiatry. 148 (2): 115-120. doi: ... largely through reduced in-patient costs, and also save other costs to society.[44][45] However, the claimed savings have been ... they were significantly higher after 2 years for those patients who met the COGDIS criteria.[32] The COGDIS criteria measure ... with a need for monitoring of side effects and an intensive and deliberate period of psycho-education for patients and families ...
... patient] care, and strengthen the clinician-patient relationship. Clinical informaticians use their knowledge of patient care ... Admission note. *Blue Button. *De-identification. *Electronic health record. *Health Insurance Portability and Accountability ... The comprehensive records of 7 million patients are available on-line in the electronic patient record (ePR), with data ... "Patient power through records". Boston Globe. 2017. Retrieved February 2, 2017.. *^ "PaperChase A Computer Program to Search ...
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Characteristics and admission patterns of patients presenting with syncope to U.S. emergency departments, 1992-2000". Acad ... Reeves, Alexander g; Swenson, Rand S. „Chapter 14: Evaluation of the Dizzy Patient". Disorders of the nervous system: a primer ...
One way DHQP has worked to protect the health of patients is by the creation of the Hand Hygiene Saves Lives Patient Admission ... this new video is intended to be shown to patients upon admission to the hospital. The goal is that the video will inform ... Protecting patients from the transmission of infectious diseases and from conditions attributable to the care they receive is ... This video, available in English and Spanish, teaches two key points to hospital patients and visitors to help prevent ...
18-Year-Old Diabetic Covid Patient Dies After 3 Hospitals Refused Admission: Parents. ... 18-Year-Old Diabetic Covid Patient Dies After 3 Hospitals Refused Admission: Parents ... 18-Year-Old Diabetic Covid Patient Dies After 3 Hospitals Refused Admission: Parents ... "Even after knowing that my son was a COVID-19 patient, the KMCH initially did not want to admit him. After my wife threatened ...
Suboptimal care of patients before admission to intensive care Is caused by a failure to appreciate or apply the ABCs of life ... Mortality in the intensive care unit for these patients was 48%, almost twice that of the 20 patients who they agreed had been ... Suboptimal care of patients before admission to intensive care. BMJ 1998; 316 doi: ( ... Both agreed that 54 of the 100 patients received suboptimal care. ...
The number of out-patient hospital admissions for chronic enteritis (e.g. Crohns disease) has risen far above average. ... Out-patient hospital admissions are becoming more and more common. ... Steep increase in day-patient admissions for chronic enteritis. 12/07/2013 15:00. Out-patient hospital admissions are becoming ... Hospital admissions for chronic enteritis (standardised). More day treatments per patient. Several factors play a part in the ...
When time as educated patients was taken into account this reduction in risk of admission was found across all patients in the ... This intensive approach resulted in a reduction in hospital admissions among 104 patients with a history of multiple admissions ... Reducing hospital admission through computer supported education for asthma patients BMJ 1994; 308 :568 doi:10.1136/bmj. ... When patients received booklets on asthma management, personalised to their own prescribed drug their hospital admission rates ...
GNU Health/Patient Appointment and Admission Management. From Wikibooks, open books for an open world ... From here you will manage any kind of action related to the patients admission to or discharge from the hospital. ... Administrative Data: In this section you can enter all the administrative information related to the patient admission. ... To access the list of all appointments for a specific patient only you typically start from the patients record. Simply click ...
Please be assured that we provide comfortable quarters for all patients. We prefer that you do not leave valuable items at the ... For your pets protection, a medication for flea control may be administered upon admission. Please speak to a technician for ...
10 helpful tips for hospital admission. *Complete pre-admission so that you can be fast-tracked on the day of admission. You ... When a patient is allocated a private room according to availability and not by request, the patient may need to be moved when ... rounds and the discharging of patients. Unplanned emergency admissions can also influence availability. ... Visiting with patients has been shown to support the recovery process, and we know how important it is to see your loved ones ...
Day of the week of intensive care admission and patient outcomes: a multisite regional evaluation.. Barnett MJ1, Kaboli PJ, ... Adjusted ICU length of stay was 4% longer (P ,0.001) for weekend or Friday admissions, compared with midweek admissions. ... Patients admitted to an ICU on the weekend have a modestly higher risk for death and ICU length of stay. However, the similar ... The adjusted odds of in-hospital death were 9% higher (OR 1.09; 95% CI, 1.04-1.15; P ,0.001) for weekend admissions (Saturday ...
... utilization in patients with colorectal cancer to identify factors associated with ED visits and subsequent admission, as well ... Factors Associated with Emergency Department Utilization and Admission in Patients with Colorectal Cancer. ... utilization in patients with colorectal cancer to identify factors associated with ED visits and subsequent admission, as well ... 69.2% of patients who visited the ED were admitted to the hospital. A group of 1834 "super-users" comprised 13.6% of our ...
University of Minnesota researchers reported most patients with uncomplicated diverticulitis could safely go home with oral ... In low-risk patients, "we found that few patients had high fevers and most patients had normal or mildly elevated white blood ... American College of Surgeons Media Press Releases 2017 Press Releases More Patients Can Avoid Hospital Admissions after ... With Visits to Emergency Rooms for Diverticulitis Increasing, Study Shows More Patients Can Avoid Hospital Admissions. ...
No Dengue Patient is Denied Admission in Hospitals: North D... * Drought Situation Looms Large in 9 Districts of Odisha: Sta ... Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Orders Probe Over Denial of Admission to Dengue Patient. ... that patients suffering from dengue should not be denied admission in hospitals citing lack of beds, then why and how the ... The inquiry should cover the responsibility of hospitals, particularly those concerned with admissions and treatment, it added. ...
... either on the day of admission, or earlier for pre-admission). This ensures that on the day of your admission, all the relevant ... Before you can complete pre-admission, you need to get pre-authorisation from your medical aid. Either the patient or the main ... The pre-admission process. Once your doctor has decided to admit you to hospital, you can book in at the pre-admissions clinic ... Pre-admission ensures you are as prepared as possible for your hospital visit, and saves you time on the day of admission. It ...
... suggesting that routine inpatient admission may not be a beneficial strategy for this group of patients, according to an ... Patients with chest pain who are admitted to the hospital after an emergency department evaluation with negative findings and ... But a primary outcome event occurred in only four patients after excluding from the 20 patients those patients who were not ... Evaluating adverse cardiac events in patients with chest pain at hospital admission. The JAMA Network Journals ...
Elevated Admission Glucose and Mortality in Patients With Acute Pulmonary Embolism. Nathalie Scherz, José Labarère, Drahomir ... Elevated Admission Glucose and Mortality in Patients With Acute Pulmonary Embolism. Nathalie Scherz, José Labarère, Drahomir ... Elevated Admission Glucose and Mortality in Patients With Acute Pulmonary Embolism Message Subject (Your Name) has forwarded a ... Elevated Admission Glucose and Mortality in Patients With Acute Pulmonary Embolism. Nathalie Scherz, José Labarère, Drahomir ...
New Patient Admission Questionnaire. If you are a new patient, you have the option of preparing your paperwork before your ... Simply print out and complete the New Patient Admission Questionnaire and bring it with you to your appointment along with your ...
To determine whether shared decision making (SDM) intervention improves patient satisfaction in patients with first-admission ... Shared Decision Making for Patients With First-admission Schizophrenia. The safety and scientific validity of this study is the ... Shared Decision Making for Patients With First-admission Schizophrenia: a Randomized Controlled Trial. ... Efficacy of shared decision making on treatment satisfaction for patients with first-admission schizophrenia: study protocol ...
This statistic displays the share of individuals with at least one in-patient hospital admission in the last 12 months in ... Share of individuals with at least one in-patient hospital admission in the last 12 months in Ireland in 2017, by age group ... Share of individuals who with in-patient admission Ireland 2017, by age Published by Conor Stewart, Jun 16, 2020 ... "Share of Individuals with at Least One In-patient Hospital Admission in The Last 12 Months in Ireland in 2017, by Age Group." ...
Association of admission and patient characteristics with quality of discharge letters: a retrospective study. ... Langelaan, M., Baines, R., Bruijne, M. de, Wagner, C. Association of admission and patient characteristics with quality of ...
The characteristics of patients with a diagnosis of malnutrition were compared to those of non-malnourished patients. The ... The characteristics of patients with a diagnosis of malnutrition were compared to those of non-malnourished patients. The ... On the day of the study, demographic data, data on clinical conditions and the nutritional status of newly admitted patients ... On the day of the study, demographic data, data on clinical conditions and the nutritional status of newly admitted patients ...
However, this study found no associations between patients admitted during these times and worse clinical outcomes. ... The association between night or weekend admission and hospitalization-relevant patient outcomes. Journal of hospital medicine ... The association between night or weekend admission and hospitalization-relevant patient outcomes. ... Patient whiteboards as a communication tool in the hospital setting: A survey of practices and recommendations. Sehgal NL, ...
Congress general secretary urged the creation of a database of available hospitals and beds to that people can seek admission ... Uttar Pradesh: Simplify hospital admission process of Covid patients, Priyanka tells Adityanath. In a letter to Uttar Pradesh ... "Please simplify the process of admission of Covid-19 patients in hospitals by considering every life essential," she said. ... Home / India News / Uttar Pradesh: Simplify hospital admission process of Covid patients, Priyanka tells Adityanath ...
Medical costs of German COVID-19 patients who have left hospitals are on average 50% higher than before they were admitted, ... Share this Story: Medical costs of discharged German COVID patients 50% above pre-admission levels - study. *. Copy Link ... Share this Story: Medical costs of discharged German COVID patients 50% above pre-admission levels - study. *. Copy Link ... Share this Story: Medical costs of discharged German COVID patients 50% above pre-admission levels - study. *. Copy Link ...
Admission Glucose and Mortality in Elderly Patients Hospitalized With Acute Myocardial Infarction. Implications for Patients ... of patients had documented diabetes. Compared with patients who had lower admission glucose, greater proportions of those with ... Surprisingly, elevated admission glucose confers at least as high or a higher risk of 30-day and 1-year mortality in patients ... We also excluded patients who were discharged after the study period, had unknown mortality status, and had unknown admission ...
All central and state government hospitals managing COVID patients have been directed to ensure that no patient is refused ... admission due to lack of a valid identity card and a positive test report for coronavirus, the Centre has told the Supreme ... No patient shall be refused admission on the ground that he/she is not able to produce a valid identity card that does not ... Hospitals directed no COVID patient be refused admission for lack of valid ID, Centre tells SC. By: PTI , May 10, 2021 3:38 PM ...
Some private hospitals here who put up boards about not admitting coronavirus patients accepted their decision as incorrect ... After that, six private hospitals in the city hung posters that they have stopped admission of new COVID patients, in regard ... Putting up boards against admission of COVID patients was wrong, Kadapa private hospitals to District Collector. Read full ... As per the World Health Organisation (WHO), if the oxygen saturation level is 94 per cent or less, then the patient needs to be ...
Accurate determination of patients who might benefit from interventions is challenging: most pat ... Patients with frequent hospitalizations generate a disproportionate share of hospital visits and costs. ... Accurate determination of patients who might benefit from interventions is challenging: most patients with frequent admissions ... Medicaid Patients at High Risk for Frequent Hospital Admission: Real-Time Identification and Remediable Risks. ...
The low number of nighttime admissions to hospitals may reveal an opportunity for leveraging telehospitalist physicians to ... with the range of admissions per night only between zero and 10 patients. Eighty percent of admissions occurred before midnight ... Lower volumes of nighttime admissions in rural facilities may indicate a market for telehospitalist solutions to address the ... The low number of nighttime admissions to hospitals may reveal an opportunity for leveraging telehospitalist physicians to ...
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  • RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS We evaluated 13,621 patient discharges with a primary diagnosis of PE from 185 acute care hospitals in Pennsylvania (from January 2000 to November 2002). (
  • Methods and Results- We evaluated a national sample of elderly patients (n=141 680) hospitalized with acute myocardial infarction from 1994 to 1996. (
  • Methods Prescription of patient's regular medications on admission was audited. (
  • There is increased interest in the creation of effective healthcare teams trained in patient safety methods and involving patients. (
  • Methods: Patients suffered from COVID-19 were diagnosed and admitted to Renmin Hospital of Wuhan University. (
  • Methods: Longitudinal cohort study among 63 patients with MPM no dementia living in 17 GP-NH units across the Netherlands. (
  • METHODS: The study was a descriptive, quantitative study based on the patient data from a longitudinal survey of one CRHT team in Norway. (
  • Methods: We surveyed 40 consecutive patients admitted to the respiratory wards with AECOPD with a questionnaire covering areas such as home support, self management resources, usual treatment, recent contact with health care professionals, acute treatments and management on arrival to hospital. (
  • Methods Emergency department admissions to all 501 hospitals in New South Wales, Australia, between 2000 and 2007 were linked to the Death Registry and analysed. (
  • Methods A retrospective review of electronic patient records, ICU database and clinical notes was undertaken for all patients with confirmed ILD admitted to ICU between January 2006 and June 2012 in a single tertiary ILD referral centre. (
  • Methods Patients with ischaemic stroke and transient ischaemic attack were assessed with both MoCA and MMSE within 14 days after index stroke, followed by a formal neuropsychological evaluation of seven cognitive domains 3-6 months later. (
  • MATERIALS AND METHODS: Patients with treatment-resistant hypertension, defined. (
  • MATERIALS AND METHODS: A total of 616 study participants were 10-24 years old and had primary hypertension diagnosed after admission in a specialised inpatient ward. (
  • This video, available in English and Spanish, teaches two key points to hospital patients and visitors to help prevent infections: the importance of practicing hand hygiene while in the hospital, and that it is appropriate to ask or remind their healthcare providers to practice hand hygiene as well. (
  • Modeled after the video that airline passengers are required to view prior to take-off on a flight, this new video is intended to be shown to patients upon admission to the hospital. (
  • The goal is that the video will inform patients at the beginning of their hospital stay about what they can do to help prevent infections throughout the duration of their stay. (
  • Subhrajit's mother said that government-run Sagar Dutta Hospital also denied him admission following which they informed the police who advised them to take him to the KMCH. (
  • Out-patient hospital admissions are becoming more and more common. (
  • The number of out-patient hospital admissions for chronic enteritis (e.g. (
  • The number of out-patient hospital treatments has grown considerably in recent years. (
  • The amount of in-patient hospital admissions (usually more than one day) for chronic enteritis, has not risen so rapidly, i.e. from 2.2 per 10 thousand persons in 1993 to 3.4 per 10 thousand persons in 2011. (
  • The number of people admitted in hospital for treatment of chronic enteritis , for example, has grown since 2002, but the number of out-patient treatments has risen more than three times as fast as the number of patients admitted in hospital. (
  • Currently, chronic enteritis patients are often admitted in hospital several times a year for day treatment. (
  • The disease is more often diagnosed by means of an endoscopy during an out-patient hospital admission. (
  • The number of 20 to 65-year-old patients admitted to hospital for day treatment of chronic enteritis is considerably higher than in other age categories, because chronic enteritis is usually diagnosed in young adults and middle-aged persons. (
  • Numbers of hospital admissions, consultations with general practioner for asthma, steroid courses used, bronchodilators and inhaled steroids prescribed, days of restricted activity, and disturbed nights. (
  • An asthma education programme based on computerised booklets can reduce hospital admissions and improve morbidity among hospital outpatients. (
  • and admissions and days in hospital were reduced after an intensive outpatient treatment programme in 104 patients with a history of multiple attacks. (
  • From here you will manage any kind of action related to the patient's admission to or discharge from the hospital. (
  • Disclose general and specific condition-related waiting periods to your doctor and the hospital admissions staff. (
  • Relationships between day of the week of admission to hospitals and hospital outcomes have been poorly studied. (
  • Demographic and clinical data were collected from patients' medical records and used in multivariable risk-adjustment models that examined the risk for in-hospital death and ICU length of stay. (
  • Findings were generally similar in analyses stratified by admission type (medical vs. surgical), hospital teaching status, and illness severity. (
  • 69.2% of patients who visited the ED were admitted to the hospital. (
  • 2 However, these ER visits don't have to land patients in the hospital as frequently as they do, according to new findings published as an " article in press " on the Journal of the American College of Surgeons website in advance of print publication. (
  • Researchers at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, reported that most patients with uncomplicated diverticulitis could safely go home with a prescription for oral antibiotics after their ER visits with a very low risk of returning to the hospital. (
  • Among those patients discharged from the emergency room, 12.5 percent returned to the ER or were admitted to the hospital within 30 days, and only one patient required emergency surgery, but not until 20 months later. (
  • For the patients who were admitted from their emergency room visit, the hospital readmission rate was slightly higher, at 15 percent. (
  • Pre-admission ensures you are as prepared as possible for your hospital visit, and saves you time on the day of admission. (
  • Once your doctor has decided to admit you to hospital, you can book in at the pre-admissions clinic at the hospital, or download your pre-admission form and fill it in before taking it to hospital (either on the day of admission, or earlier for pre-admission). (
  • Patients with chest pain who are admitted to the hospital after an emergency department evaluation with negative findings and nonconcerning vital signs rarely had adverse cardiac events, suggesting that routine inpatient admission may not be a beneficial strategy for this group of patients, according to an article published online by JAMA Internal Medicine . (
  • Patients with potentially ischemic (restricted blood flow) chest pain are commonly admitted to the hospital or observed after a negative evaluation in the emergency department because of concern about adverse events. (
  • Michael B. Weinstock, M.D., of Ohio State University, Columbus, and Mount Carmel St. Ann's Hospital, Westerville, and coauthors reviewed data from adult patients who were admitted to the hospital or observed after presenting with chest pain, chest tightness, chest burning or chest pressure and with negative findings for serial biomarkers. (
  • We sought to examine the association between glucose levels and mortality and hospital readmission rates for patients with PE. (
  • This statistic displays the share of individuals with at least one in-patient hospital admission in the last 12 months in Ireland in 2017, by age group. (
  • Malnutrition upon Hospital Admission in Geriatric Patients: Why Assess It? (
  • To assess the prevalence of malnutrition according to the new ESPEN definition in a population of geriatric hospital patients and to determine how malnutrition affects the length of hospital stay (LOS) and hospital mortality. (
  • A new ESPEN consensus of malnutrition was easily applicable in a population of geriatric hospital patients. (
  • Given that the nutritional status of geriatric patients was strongly correlated with the LOS and hospital mortality, the use of this simple and non-time consuming tool is highly recommended in clinical practice. (
  • Patient whiteboards as a communication tool in the hospital setting: A survey of practices and recommendations. (
  • Priyanka Gandhi Vadra claimed there are reports from many places in the state that Covid-19 patients require the CMO's permission for hospital admission. (
  • Earlier on Twitter, she levelled the same charge about the hospital admission system. (
  • Prior studies have suggested that an elevated admission glucose level is common in patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) and is a risk factor for increased mortality and in-hospital complications. (
  • No patient shall be refused admission on the ground that he/she is not able to produce a valid identity card that does not belong to the city where the hospital is located. (
  • The government told the apex court that admissions to the hospital must be based on need and it should be ensured that beds are not occupied by persons who do not need hospitalisation. (
  • We too have sensitized them that it is not correct to collect huge amounts of money from the patients or demand deposits immediately after their getting into the hospital. (
  • Patients with frequent hospitalizations generate a disproportionate share of hospital visits and costs. (
  • We obtained encounter data for 36,457 Medicaid patients with any visit to an urban public hospital from 2001 to 2006 and generated an algorithm-based score for hospitalization risk in the subsequent 12 months for each patient (0 = lowest, 100 = highest). (
  • Robbins JM, Webb D. Hospital admission rates for a racially diverse low-income cohort of patients with diabetes: The urban diabetes study. (
  • Since recent past, there has been a surge in hospital admissions caused by increasing cases of atherosclerosis, and soaring prevalence of CAD - coronary artery disease globally. (
  • Patient sociodemographics, health status, and hospital use were assessed in year 1, with hospital use categorized as elective or emergent hospitalization (based on whether it was preceded by an emergency visit). (
  • In a nationally representative sample, elective (but not emergent) hospitalizations were associated with subsequently higher overall satisfaction with health care providers, suggesting a nexus between discretionary hospital use and patient satisfaction. (
  • Medicare-certified hospitals must publicly report standardized metrics of patient satisfaction, 1 and payers are increasingly adjusting hospital and provider reimbursements based on these metrics. (
  • A principal goal of Ontario's Excellent Care for All initiative is to enhance patient satisfaction in both hospital and ambulatory settings. (
  • Researchers from Northwest Hospital and Lifebridge Critical Care in Randallstown, Md. conducted a study of patients with sepsis admitted in the ICU and found that a significant decrease in mortality, ICU length of stay, and intermediate care unit-to-ICU transfers occurred when a collaborative culture was created between the ED and ICU. (
  • Although ICU level of care is costly, earlier inclusion of borderline patients may improve mortality,' says Dr. Joseph Carrington, of Northwest Hospital and lead researcher. (
  • Planned command structure for potential admission of a patient with viral hemorrhagic fever, Major Incident Hospital (MIH), University Medical Centre of Utrecht, the Netherlands, 2014. (
  • ADEN, YEMEN/NEW YORK, April 4, 2019- Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has suspended all patient admissions to the organization's emergency trauma hospital in Aden, Yemen , following the kidnapping and killing of a patient. (
  • On the morning of April 2, a group of armed men threatened guards and medical staff at Al Sadaqah hospital before entering the building and kidnapping a patient who had been admitted the previous day and was due to undergo surgery. (
  • This incident follows several other threats and security incidents this year involving patients and staff, even as the hospital is particularly busy treating people wounded in the escalating violence in Aden. (
  • The hospital continues to treat previously admitted patients. (
  • In 2018, MSF increased the capacity of Al Sadaqah hospital to 104 beds to respond to an influx of war-wounded patients following the Hodeidah offensive. (
  • Continuity of care in general practice is associated with fewer hospital admissions among older patients, researchers have found. (
  • Improved continuity of care could form 'a key line of defence against rising hospital admissions', according to a study published in the BMJ . (
  • Continuity of care among elderly patients reduced hospital admissions for ambulatory care sensitive conditions - those that could be managed in primary care - such as asthma, diabetes, influenza and pneumonia. (
  • The researchers, from charity The Health Foundation, warned that the government's focus on improving access to primary care could be undermining continuity of care and inadvertently driving up hospital admissions - the exact opposite of what extended access was intended to achieve. (
  • Patients with 'medium' continuity experienced an average of 9% fewer hospital admissions for these conditions. (
  • The relationship that GPs have with their patients is unique, and in many cases built over time - today's study shows that this continuity of care can lead to both better health outcomes for patients, and reduced healthcare costs because of fewer hospital admissions,' she said. (
  • Patients registered with GP practices that offer more accessible care and those who see the same GP over time are less likely to be admitted to hospital, new research has suggested. (
  • The Health Foundation looked at trends in emergency admissions over the past decade, and found that the number of patients admitted urgently to hospital had increased by 42% over that period, while the number with five or more health conditions rose from one in 10 to one in three. (
  • The new research examined data for patients aged between 65 and 85 years and found that those who saw the same GP over time were admitted to hospital less often than those who didn't see the same GP as much. (
  • Failure to promptly diagnose crystalline arthritis results in delay in treatment and even potential hospital admission due to uncertainty about diagnosis. (
  • We hypothesised that hospital admissions are associated with exercise capacity decline in these patients. (
  • The objective of this work is to improve the quality of patient care in the admission office service of the University Hospital Virgen del Rocío (HUVR) by standardizing and systematizing its procedures using Lean methodology. (
  • In our hospital, the admission services were decentralized, heterogeneous, and perceived by patients and clinical staff as inadequate, which had an impact on patient care. (
  • Four admissions offices work independently to manage hospital/inpatient admissions, emergencies, surgery, and outpatient appointments. (
  • BACKGROUND: Rural/urban variations in admissions for heart failure may be influenced by severity at hospital presentation and local practice patterns. (
  • Laboratory data reflect clinical severity and guide hospital admission decisions and treatment for heart failure, a costly chronic illness and a leading cause of hospitalization among the elderly. (
  • Hospital discharge records from 2008 to 2012 were derived from the State Inpatient Databases of the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project, and were merged with results of laboratory tests performed on the admission day or up to two days before admission. (
  • We extend our deepest gratitude to the participants on the study units and the study hospital for helping us discover what nurses do with and for patients during patient turnover events. (
  • Under the Section 9 of the Mental Health Act 2001 an Authorised Officer (AO) is a staff member of the mental health services who is authorised to make an application to a registered medical practitioner for the involuntary admission of an adult to hospital. (
  • At the outset of the Mental Health 2001, it was envisaged that the AO would play a central role in the application and admission of a person with a mental disorder to hospital. (
  • Introductio n: Sparse data is available regarding hospital admission rates greater than 30-days following a bariatric procedure. (
  • The purpose of this study is to assess hospital admissions for two-years following bariatric surgery in order to identify potential differences by procedure and at risk patient populations. (
  • SPARCS is a comprehensive data reporting system which collects patient-level risk characteristics, treatments, and outcomes for all New York State (NYS) hospital discharges. (
  • Identified bariatric patients were followed for two years after surgery to identify all-cause hospital admissions. (
  • One out of four bariatric patients will be admitted to the hospital within 2 years of surgery. (
  • Operative procedure significantly correlates with hospital admission. (
  • LSG is associated with both the highest rate as well as highest frequency of hospital admissions, followed by RYGB, then LGB. (
  • It publishes original research articles on nursing interventions on the critically ill patient (Intensive Care, semi-critical, Emergency Department, as well outside the hospital), not only in adults, but also in newborns, infants and children in their different healthcare environments. (
  • A 2009 study by the New England Journal of Medicine shows that 20 percent of Medicare patients are back in the hospital a mere 30 days after release. (
  • Emergency ambulatory care ('day-case' care that does not involve staying in a hospital bed overnight) is now well-established for medical patients and is being used increasingly for surgical patients. (
  • However, it is not known how emergency surgical patients feel about being managed in this way compared to being admitted to a hospital ward. (
  • The known Decompensated cirrhosis is characterised by recurrent hospital admissions and is associated high morbidity, mortality, and cost. (
  • Cirrhosis is a chronic liver disease, and is associated with multiple complications and repeated hospital admissions for as many as 50% of patients in whom it progresses to hepatic decompensation. (
  • Explore factors that may have led to their hospital admission/appointment. (
  • According to the referral letter from her General Practitioner, who arranged this admission to hospital, a number of people had recently commented that she looked ill and was not caring for herself as well as she used to do. (
  • Association of ICU or hospital admission with unintentional discontinuation of medications for chronic diseases. (
  • Patients taking their own medications while in the hospital. (
  • The aim of our study was to show which patients present to the emergency department and to record how treatment and clinical diagnostic testing of gout patients is performed in the emergency department of a university hospital in Germany. (
  • The purpose of this study is to improve patient care while decreasing rates of hospital re-admissions and emergency department (ED) visits by sending specific information about hospital ad. (
  • Subsequent admissions of a patient to a hospital or other health care institution for treatment. (
  • Hospital department responsible for the administration and provision of immediate medical or surgical care to the emergency patient. (
  • Association of hospital admission and forced vital capacity endpoints with survival in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: analysis of a p. (
  • Use of hospital admission as a predictor for mortality, independent of FVC decline, has not been well defined. (
  • We aimed to ascertain the independent and combined association of hospital admission and at least a 10% decrease in FVC with all-cause mortality. (
  • We compared the incidence of non-elective hospital admission and a 10% or greater reduction in FVC across strata of baseline physiological impairment. (
  • Most patients admitted to hospital did not have a 10% or greater decrease in FVC (30 vs eight). (
  • When causes of hospital admission were considered, only respiratory events were associated with mortality (5·97, 1·81-19·74). (
  • in the first 48 hours of hospital admission. (
  • These patients are on life support at the time of their hospital admission and adequate and reliable clinical examination is impossible. (
  • Hypothesis: Admission Computed Tomographic Perfusion (CTP) can diagnose brain death reliably in severe TBI patients in early stage upon hospital admission, which is not recognised in the usual clinical practice due to inadequate reliable clinical examination. (
  • In a small prospective pilot study of 19 patients with severe TBI, admission CTP could predict early in hospital mortality with 75% sensitivity, 100% specificity, 100% positive predictive value (PPV) and 94% negative predictive value (NPV) and perfect inter-rater reliability (kappa=1). (
  • We compared health services utilization patterns between these periods during the 4 study years, including the number of hospital admissions, the number of physician visits, the number of prescriptions filled and the number of prescriptions per physician visit. (
  • Among patients who were admitted to the hospital at least once, there were 0.013 more admissions per month during the cost-sharing period than during the free period ( p = 0.03). (
  • The rule requires Medicare and Medicaid patients spending fewer than two midnights receiving hospital care to be classified as outpatient or under observation. (
  • The rule also cuts hospital inpatient reimbursement by 0.2%, because CMS believes the number of inpatient admissions will increase. (
  • The concern is that [the two-midnight rule] sets an arbitrary time threshold that dictates where a patient should be placed," says Joanna Hiatt Kim, vice president of payment policy for the American Hospital Association. (
  • In an inner-city general hospital in the UK, 6.2% of all admissions and 12% of accident and emergency admissions were due to alcohol-related problems. (
  • One study conducted in Bern, Switzerland showed an increase in hospital admissions for alcohol intoxication from 1.4% of all admissions in 2000 to 3.3% in 2007 [11]. (
  • In French-speaking Lausanne, the local media have reported a large increase in social problems and hospital admissions related to alcohol intoxication that corresponds to the clinical observations reported by ED staff. (
  • Patients were recruited from two surgical ICUs at a single teaching hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. (
  • However, due to multifactorial barriers surrounding access to primary care, many patients do not get the care that they need, which in turn allows their condition to progress to the point of needing care in settings such as the Emergency Department (ED) or hospital. (
  • Although 2,416 of the patients were eligible for vaccination upon being discharged from the hospital, only 215 (9 percent) received PPV at this time. (
  • We believe that our results further the emphasize the importance of adopting current adult pneumococcal vaccination guidelines, particularly since only 22 percent of our population were vaccinated before their hospitalization and less than 10 percent of eligible patients were vaccinated before hospital discharge, the authors conclude. (
  • A total of 409 patients less than 45 years who survived to hospital discharge were age and sex matched with 818 patients with infectious disease without sepsis selected from internal medicine or surgical department admissions. (
  • The management of patients with acute myocardial infarction complicated by cardiogenic shock is highly complex, and outcomes may depend on the time of hospital admission and subsequent intervention (ie, ON-hours versus OFF-hours). (
  • However, it is unknown whether the time of hospital admission affects the overall outcome of these high-risk patients. (
  • We analyzed patients from the CULPRIT-SHOCK trial with respect to the time of hospital admission. (
  • Similarly, 1-year mortality was not affected by the time of hospital admission (54.4% ON-hours versus 51.7% OFF-hours, P =0.49). (
  • Among patients with myocardial infarction and cardiogenic shock, the risk of death or renal-replacement therapy at 30 days, and mortality at 1 year did not differ significantly according to the time of hospital admission. (
  • BACKGROUND: Clinicians in the Emergency Center (EC) and Urgent Care (UC) can play a vital role in preventing hospital admissions and improving outcomes of patients with newly diagnosed diabetes or pre-existing diabetes who present with hyperglycemia and the need to initiate insulin. (
  • Preventing hospital re-admissions is a priority whether you work in acute care, home care, or skilled/transitional care units. (
  • Through complex case analysis of these conditions you will be armed with the skills needed to make decisions quickly and independently to preserve a patient's safety and enable them to reach their full potential to help prevent hospital re-admissions. (
  • Background Following the National Chemotherapy Advisory Group report, calling for better management of patients with cancer admitted acutely to hospital, Clatterbridge Cancer Centre, with Merseyside and Cheshire Cancer Network, implemented an acute oncology service (AOS) for the region's seven acute trusts. (
  • We found an AOS has the greatest impact on reducing hospital stay of patients admitted with complications of cancer treatment, compared with patients presenting with cancer symptoms, or those presenting with a new cancer as an emergency. (
  • Conclusions Our network establishment of an AOS has had a positive impact on the quality of care cancer patients receive, in addition to saving local trusts valuable bed days, due to the overall reduction in hospital stay. (
  • There are ever increasing pressures for hospital beds with COPD being one of the top three leading causes of medical admission. (
  • The aim of this observational study was to analyse the events immediately prior to hospital admission for AECOPD and identify targets for interventions to reduce burden on the emergency departments. (
  • Results: 40% of the patients admitted to hospital lived in their own home alone, 52% own home with somebody while 3% were admitted from care homes. (
  • 37% of the patients were referred to the hospital by a clinician while 41% made the decision themselves or were advised by a family member raising the possibility that access to reliable out of hospital point of contact in case of crisis may be important factor in avoiding admissions. (
  • Objectives To investigate patient characteristics of an unselected primary care population associated with risk of first hospital admission and readmission for acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (AECOPD). (
  • Do variations in hospital mortality patterns after weekend admission reflect reduced quality of care or different patient cohorts? (
  • Many studies have demonstrated the existence of the weekend effect-a higher rate of death following weekend admission to hospital 1-4 -although not all agree it exists. (
  • ALTHOUGH the number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in the UK is beginning to drop, there are still regional variations and from 8am this morning (May 25) a hospital in Somerset has stopped taking in new patients due to the number of those suffering from coronavirus in its wards. (
  • A statement from University Hospitals Bristol and Weston Foundation Trust read "Weston General Hospital will temporarily stop accepting new patients, including into its A&E department, as of 8am today. (
  • This is a precautionary measure in order to maintain the safety of staff and patients in response to the high number of patients with coronavirus in the hospital. (
  • To investigate factors associated with involuntary admissions to hospital pursuant to a social services act of patients with substance use disorder by comparing the socio-demographic characteristics, substance use, and psychiatric comorbidities with voluntarily admitted patients. (
  • Therefore we conducted the present study with objective to identify trends of admissions and deaths of burn patients and to forecast the number of cases of admission and deaths in a tertiary care hospital, Maharashtra by using time series analysis. (
  • Conclusions: The trends and forecasting of admissions and deaths of burn patients will be useful for hospital administrators for management of cases. (
  • All 4 patients with IPF died before hospital discharge. (
  • To examine rates of, prognosis following, and the influences on first hospital admission with heart failure in Leicestershire during 1993-2001. (
  • 30 day and one year survival, temporal trends in survival, and the influence on prognosis of age, sex, comorbidity, social deprivation, and year of hospital admission. (
  • Rates of first hospital admission with heart failure reached a plateau in the late 1990s. (
  • The majority of first diagnoses of heart failure are made in hospital 18 and the prognosis for patients hospitalised is worse than for those remaining in the community. (
  • Patients were identified during post take ward rounds and using hospital electronic systems. (
  • As Table 1 shows, only 48% (n = 66) and 46% (n = 185) of asthma and COPD patients respectively, received medical attention and/or had an active intervention (e.g. administration of rescue pack of oral corticosteroids and/or antibiotics) prior to presenting to hospital. (
  • Conclusion Despite the majority of patients having access to a GP, a significant proportion of asthma and COPD patients either did not seek medical attention prior to presenting to hospital, or were unable to be reviewed by their GP. (
  • Patients admitted from 1st April 2001 to 31st March 2006 to the Regional Maxillofacial Unit ward, Liverpool were identified by a retrospective review of the hospital MRSA database and there were 10109 patient admissions. (
  • NEWS is routinely used to identify hospital patients at risk of deterioration. (
  • Near patient testing of biochemical variables at hospital admission is widespread. (
  • to compare patients who required hospital admission with those who did not and assess risk factors for hospital admission related to COVID-19. (
  • All patients attended at the rheumatology outpatient clinic of a tertiary hospital in Madrid, Spain with a medical diagnosis of AIRD and with symptomatic COVID-19 were included. (
  • The main outcome was hospital admission related to COVID-19. (
  • We ran a multivariable logistic regression model to assess risk factors for the hospital admission. (
  • Of these, 54 patients required hospital admission related to COVID-19. (
  • The mean age on admission was 69.7 (15.7) years, and the median time from onset of symptoms to hospital admission was 5 (3-10) days. (
  • Conclusion Our results suggest that age and having a systemic autoimmune condition increased the risk of hospital admission, whereas disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs were not associated with hospital admission. (
  • Patients with an autoimmune systemic condition have a higher risk of hospital admission related to COVID-19 compared with those with chronic inflammatory arthritis. (
  • Disease-modifying agents were not associated with a higher risk of hospital admission related to COVID-19. (
  • Our data show that, in a real-world setting, a high percentage of patients with autoimmune inflammatory rheumatic diseases and COVID-19 required hospital admission. (
  • Since the confirmation of the first patient infected with SARS-CoV-2 in Spain in January 2020, the current COVID-19 outbreak has had a considerable impact, especially in the Madrid region, where the highest incidence of COVID-19 cases has been recorded, with more than 41 304 patients admitted to the hospital until the first week of May. (
  • Emory was contacted by the U.S. State Department and asked to accept the patient in its SCDU, an isolation unit within the hospital in which four patients with Ebola virus disease were successfully treated in 2014. (
  • In 1925, William H. Field and Edwin P. Maynard, Jr., at that time two residents in the hospital, introduced a unit history system for keeping permanent, easy-to-retrieve patient records. (
  • In 2012, The Brooklyn Hospital Center's Williamsburg Family Health Center was recognized by the NCQA and American Diabetes Association (ADA) in Diabetes Physician Recognition Program for providing quality care to patients with diabetes. (
  • The Brooklyn Hospital Center Community-Based Facilities: All sites are NCQA-designated Patient Centered Medical Homes and provide primary, preventive and specialty care services including pediatrics and ob-gyn. (
  • Association of admission and patient characteristics with quality of discharge letters: a retrospective study. (
  • and the date of admission and of discharge or death of each patient. (
  • Rural patients were also less likely to be admitted with high levels of severity as measured by the All Patient Refined Diagnosis Related Groups (APR-DRG) severity subclass, derivable from discharge data. (
  • Interpretation: The clinical characteristics of COVID-19 patients at the onset became partially different as the novel coronavirus spreads over time and generations, positive infection even appeared in patients after discharge. (
  • Care transitions are a vulnerable time for patients, particularly following hospitalization when discharge communication , pending tests , and medication reconciliation are all known challenges. (
  • At the same time, hospitals now face penalties for patients readmitted within 30 days of discharge for a similar episode of care. (
  • Background: Discharge destination after critical illness is increasingly recognized as a valuable patient-centered outcome. (
  • Our goal was to investigate whether vitamin D status on ICU admission is associated with discharge destination. (
  • Mean 25OHD level was 19 (standard deviation 8) ng/mL and 41 % of patients had a non-home discharge destination. (
  • Conclusions: Our results suggest that vitamin D status may be a modifiable risk factor for non-home discharge destination in surgical ICU patients. (
  • CONCLUSIONS In patients with acute PE, elevated admission glucose is common and independently associated with short-term mortality. (
  • Conclusions- Elevated glucose is common, rarely treated, and associated with increased mortality risk in elderly acute myocardial infarction patients, particularly those without recognized diabetes. (
  • Conclusions Areas of improvement identified: prescription practice of experienced SHOs during elective admissions, medication and dose check on prescription in both elective and emergency settings, medication reconciliation within 24 hours and thereafter. (
  • Conclusions Several patient characteristics were associated with first AECOPD admission in a primary care cohort of people with COPD but fewer were associated with readmission. (
  • Conclusions Our series suggests that aggressive supportive and disease-targeted management of selected patients with ILD is appropriate, and such patients should therefore be considered for transfer to a specialist unit. (
  • Conclusions Brief screening tests during acute admission in patients with mild stroke are predictive of significant vascular cognitive impairment 3-6 months after stroke. (
  • Initially, results of educational interventions were not encouraging: patients' knowledge of some aspects of asthma improved, but clinical outcomes did not change. (
  • Intensive care units (ICUs) appear to be uniquely suited to examine such a question given the unpredictability of ICU admissions and the clinical instability of their patient populations. (
  • On the day of the study, demographic data, data on clinical conditions and the nutritional status of newly admitted patients were collected. (
  • However, this study found no associations between patients admitted during these times and worse clinical outcomes. (
  • This could potentially improve use of inpatient resources and the overall quality of patient care and should now be tested in a clinical trial" said Dr. Singer. (
  • Clinical and functional variables were collected for 342 clinically stable COPD patients. (
  • Regression models evaluated the relationship between clinical severity at admission and patient urban/rural residence. (
  • During the admission, we found several changes in the clinical characteristics of patients with COVID-19. (
  • Clinical records, laboratory results were retrospectively reviewed and matched with the admission date to analyze characteristic changes of patients at the onset of illness. (
  • HealthDay)-For patients with cancer, factors associated with late admission to hospice have been identified, according to a study published online Aug. 25 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology . (
  • Patient participants will be recruited to the study by the clinical team by means of short verbal explanation and the provision of an information sheet. (
  • Evidence-based clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) for the treatment of pneumonia and sepsis have existed for many years with multiple studies suggesting improved patient outcomes. (
  • Mortality is an impractical primary endpoint for clinical trials in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis who have mild-to-moderate physiological impairment because event rates are low. (
  • This is the first paper in a series of three from the longitudinal survey of patients of a CRHT team in Norway, which was aimed at describing the characteristics of patients served, professional services provided, and clinical outcomes. (
  • Further studies are warranted to determine whether concomitant glycometabolic regulation in patients with STEMI treated with PCI, particularly those with CS, will improve clinical outcome. (
  • In this prospective cohort study of patients presenting with febrile illness to a rural Ugandan health center, we examined demographic and clinical factors predictive of an initial disposition of inpatient admission after clinical evaluation, but before laboratory testing. (
  • The study also explored clinical and demographic factors associated with MRSA in a subset of consecutive patients managed by primary surgery for previously untreated oral and oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OOSCC) over the same time period. (
  • The mission of CDC's Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion (DHQP) is to protect patients, protect healthcare personnel, and promote safety, quality, and value in the healthcare delivery system. (
  • Rheumatologists and pathologists routinely examine fluid for crystals using PLM-, however this task is complex, and appropriate personnel to perform and interpret PLM are not always available in urgent cares, ERs and community healthcare settings where patient may present acutely. (
  • Among the most important challenges that a healthcare system faces are money flow and the quality of the care provided to patients. (
  • Lean methodology (LM), as a management method in healthcare, has helped to improve the delivery of care and service to patients. (
  • In the last several decades, the concept of improved management has been introduced among healthcare providers, specifically to optimize the use of available resources and improve patient care. (
  • 3 Lean methodology (LM) has gained popularity in the area of healthcare management as a way to improve patient care and efficiency by eliminating elements that do not add value. (
  • This has important implications in terms of patient care, resource utilization assessment and healthcare expenditure. (
  • However, to some degree, our findings indicate that either patients or healthcare professionals do entertain a degree of uncertainty that requires further evaluation before diagnosis,' the authors said in a study announcement . (
  • The findings from our study show that the patients of the CRHT team, while mostly having long-standing mental health problems and had been receiving healthcare for them, did not have severe mental health problems at admission, although could have been in crises. (
  • RESULTS: Within our single healthcare system's EC and UC (multiple sites), the kit has enabled clinicians to metabolically stabilize patients and decrease the need for hospitalization without experiencing hypoglycemia. (
  • 1 At a time of increasing demands on healthcare resources, these results pose the question of how we can better triage patients to appropriate care settings to minimise unscheduled care and improve patient access and care. (
  • We also find out more about why Wisconsin experienced a large drop in refugee admissions in 2017 and discuss key national news stories on Week in Washington. (
  • This retrospective cohort study included 156,136 patients admitted to 38 ICUs in 28 hospitals in a large Midwestern metropolitan area during 1991 to 1997. (
  • The statement said Sisodia directed it to be ascertained in the probe that when there were specific instructions issued to all hospitals of Delhi - whether government or private - that patients suffering from dengue should not be denied admission in hospitals citing lack of beds, then why and how the treatment was denied to the boy. (
  • The inquiry should cover the responsibility of hospitals, particularly those concerned with admissions and treatment, it added. (
  • In a letter to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, the Congress general secretary urged the creation of a database of available hospitals and beds to that people can seek admission directly. (
  • Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Monday slammed "red-tapism" in Uttar Pradesh, alleging that lives were lost because Covid patients needed permission from the district chief medical officers to get admission in hospitals. (
  • Please simplify the process of admission of Covid-19 patients in hospitals by considering every life essential," she said. (
  • Also, release a centralised database of hospitals and available beds, so that people can directly enroll Covid-19 patients in hospitals. (
  • Make such a system in which serious patients can be admitted to the hospitals easily," she said. (
  • FRANKFURT - Medical costs of German COVID-19 patients who have left hospitals are on average 50% higher than before they were admitted, data from a major insurer showed, a sign that even those who have recovered struggle to regain full health. (
  • However, 15% of the patients with no pre-existing conditions - those who had not submitted any bills for at least two years - also had to be treated in hospitals. (
  • All central and state government hospitals managing COVID patients have been directed to ensure that no patient is refused admission due to lack of a valid identity card and a positive test report for coronavirus, the Centre has told the Supreme Court. (
  • The Centre further said: "It is submitted that the Central Government has also directed that the hospitals under the Central Government, State Governments and Union territory administrations including private hospitals (in States and UTs) managing COVID patients shall ensure - Requirement of a positive test for COVID-19 virus is not mandatory for admission to a COVID health facility if clinically hospitalisation is necessary otherwise. (
  • Kadapa (Andhra Pradesh) [India], May 1 (ANI): Some private hospitals here who put up boards about not admitting coronavirus patients accepted their decision as 'incorrect' after Kadapa District Collector Hari Kiran and other administration officials on Friday held a meeting with the management of private hospitals. (
  • There were complaints against some private hospitals in Kadapa that they have been collecting exorbitant prices for treating COVID patients. (
  • The low number of nighttime admissions to hospitals may reveal an opportunity for leveraging telehospitalist physicians to deliver inpatient services during that time, a new study published in Telemedicine and e-Health finds. (
  • Results show that developing a collaborative culture and standardized ICU admission criteria for patients with sepsis not only provides smarter use of ICUs but may also help improve annual cost savings in hospitals, as well. (
  • The renal threshold for glucose (RTg) corresponds to a blood glucose of ~180 mg/dL, but in hospitals patients are often encountered who are hyperglycemic but urine glucose test-strip negative, who rem. (
  • That gigantic figure forced Medicare to start monitoring hospitals in order to track the high re-admission rate problem. (
  • Lack of proper communication seems to be the common ingredient when it comes to hospitals and skilled nursing facilities providing sub-par care that leads to re-admission. (
  • Although many hospitals have opened urgent care centers or partnered with retail health clinics to keep non-emergency patients out of the ER, a March report found that nearly half of recent ED patients-many of whom have insurance coverage, went for non-urgent care. (
  • Some hospitals have responded by allowing patients to schedule appointments at the ER, FierceHealthcare previously reported. (
  • Australian and international data show that transfer from inpatient rehabilitation to acute care hospitals occurs in one in ten patients. (
  • Hospitals and providers have until March 31, 2015, before auditors begin scrutinizing patient admission statuses for reimbursement determination. (
  • Evaluable responses were received from representatives of 254 (32%) hospitals in 38 countries, mostly tertiary care centres, of which 46% indicated that they would admit patients with suspected EVD. (
  • Patient transfer agreements were in place for the majority of hospitals that would not admit patients. (
  • Compared with non-admitting hospitals, admitting hospitals were more frequently engaged in various preparedness activities and more often contained basic infrastructural characteristics such as admission rooms and laboratories considered important for infection control, but some gaps and concerns were also identified. (
  • Jennie Johnstone, MD, and colleagues at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, collected data on 3,415 patients with community-acquired pneumonia admitted to six hospitals between 2000 and 2002. (
  • Patients admitted with sepsis to ICUs in seven tertiary hospitals between 2003 and 2011. (
  • The goal of this study was to decrease admission and readmission rate for the 2296 Medicaid patients in our clinic. (
  • Admission rate, avoidable readmission rate, as well as other quality of care measurements were assessed with electronic medical record reports and through North Carolina Medicaid data reports. (
  • 794 (11%) had at least 1 readmission and the risk of readmission increased with each admission. (
  • More severe COPD and COPD admission prior to primary care diagnosis were associated with increased risk of AECOPD readmission in an adjusted Prentice-Williams-Peterson model. (
  • High BMI was associated with a lower risk of first AECOPD admission and readmission. (
  • Prompt diagnosis in primary care may reduce the risk of AECOPD admission and readmission. (
  • 0.001) for weekend admissions (Saturday or Sunday) than in patients admitted midweek (Tuesday through Thursday). (
  • 0.001) for patients admitted on Monday (OR 1.09) or Friday (OR 1.08). (
  • 0.001) for weekend or Friday admissions, compared with midweek admissions. (
  • 0.001) in patients with more than one all-cause hospitalisation per year, as compared with those with no hospitalisations. (
  • 0.001) during ICU admission were significantly higher in non-survivors. (
  • 1-5,7-20 Second, although glucose is commonly elevated in hospitalized AMI patients both with and without known diabetes, 6,8,9 it is unclear whether hyperglycemia portends a different prognosis based on patients' diabetes status. (
  • 2,3,8,12,13,18,19 Although some studies have suggested that hyperglycemia-associated risk is greater in patients with AMI who do not have antecedent diabetes than in those with diabetes, 2,12,13 others showed that this risk is similar across patient groups. (
  • 3,8,18,19 Third, most previous investigations did not evaluate the association between glucose and increased mortality in the context of contemporary AMI management 1,5,6,8-10,14,16 and did not fully account for differences in severity of AMI or comorbid conditions that are more prevalent in patients with hyperglycemia. (
  • Admission hyperglycemia is associated with increased morbidity and mortality in trauma patients. (
  • Admission hyperglycemia was diagnosed as a serum glucose ≥200 mg/dL upon arrival at the emergency department. (
  • DH and SIH were diagnosed by admission hyperglycemia in patients with and without DM. (
  • DN and NDN were determined by absence of admission hyperglycemia in patients with and without DM. (
  • In the recent three years of use, of 42 patients given the insulin starter kit, there were only 2 patients with repeat EC/UC visits within the first six months (1 hyperglycemia and 1 hypoglycemia). (
  • Conclusion: This study revealed that admission hyperglycemia in the patients with thoracoabdominal injuries had a higher mortality rate than NDN patients with or without adjusting the differences in patient's age, sex, comorbidities, and injury severity. (
  • Accurate determination of patients who might benefit from interventions is challenging: most patients with frequent admissions in 1 year would not continue to have them in the next. (
  • The challenges addressed by alcohol intoxication-related admissions to the ED system are complex, and characterising the phenomenon is important to developing adequate interventions and responses. (
  • Older age at diagnosis, more severe COPD, low body mass index (BMI), current smoking, increasing deprivation, COPD admissions and interventions for COPD prior to diagnosis in primary care, and comorbidities were associated with higher risk of first AECOPD admission in an adjusted Cox proportional hazards regression model. (
  • Based on cause of death analysis, chronic underlying comorbidities might explain the excess mortality in patients with sepsis. (
  • Table 1 lists significant admission predictors. (
  • to examine predictors of mortality for these patients. (
  • Predictors of completeness of patients' self-reported personal medication lists and discrepancies with clinic medication lists. (
  • QUESTION UNDER STUDY: To investigate the change over time in the number of ED admissions with positive blood alcohol concentration (BAC) and to evaluate predictors of BAC level. (
  • Regression models assessed trends in the proportion of admissions with positive BAC and the predictors of BAC level among patients with positive BAC. (
  • We also evaluated the predictors of BAC level among patients with positive BAC. (
  • We sought to evaluate if BMI was associated with serum levels of several cytokines measured at intensive care unit admission due to sepsis. (
  • This retrospective study focused on 886 medical records from patients with sepsis and compared mortality and length of stay before and after making ICU admission criteria less stringent. (
  • The study goal was to assess long-term survival of severe sepsis in young patients. (
  • The median age in sepsis patients and the comparison group was 31 and 32 years, respectively. (
  • Young patients experiencing an episode of severe sepsis continue to be at higher risk of long-term mortality. (
  • Recently there have been significant resources invested in the determination of whether procalcitonin (PCT) can serve as a reliable biomarker for critically ill sepsis patients. (
  • Our objective was to employ a validated regression algorithm to case-find Medicaid patients at high-risk for hospitalization in the next 12 months and identify intervention-amenable characteristics to reduce hospitalization risk. (
  • We used ordinal logistic regression to estimate adjusted associations between year 1 hospitalization and year 2 patient satisfaction quartile. (
  • Logistic regression was performed to investigate the relationship between involuntary admissions and patients characteristics. (
  • Introduction Asthma and COPD account for a significant proportion of inpatient admissions in the UK. (
  • Health care provided to a critically ill patient during a medical emergency or crisis. (
  • To determine whether endotheliopathy is involved in COVID-19-associated mortality, markers of endothelial damage were assessed in critically ill COVID-19 patients upon intensive care unit (ICU) admission. (
  • Thirty-eight critically ill COVID-19 patients were included in this observational study, 10 of whom died in the ICU. (
  • The increase in the number of out-patient treatments is partly due to improvement of the diagnosis method and the size of the inflammations. (
  • Of 13,466 patients with colorectal cancer, 7440 (55.2%) had at least one ED visit within 12 months of diagnosis. (
  • Over half of privately insured patients undergoing treatment for colorectal cancer will visit the ED within 12 months of diagnosis. (
  • The characteristics of patients with a diagnosis of malnutrition were compared to those of non-malnourished patients. (
  • Our results suggest that RS used at POS for synovial fluid crystal detection could help guide initiation of targeted outpatient therapy and potentially reduce the need for inpatient admission in patients with joint effusion, in whom diagnosis might otherwise be uncertain. (
  • Bariatric surgery was identified by discharges with a primary diagnosis of overweight or obesity and a primary procedure code for laparoscopic gastric band (LGB), laparoscopic Roux-en-y gastric bypass (RYGB) and laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG). (
  • There is uncertainty surrounding the best way of looking after these patients as the diagnosis is often uncertain and it can be difficult to judge which patients require admission. (
  • Patients admitted with a diagnosis of decompensated cirrhosis during October 2013 - October 2014, identified on the basis of International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10) codes. (
  • We therefore assessed the relation between admission glucose concentration and 1-year mortality in patients with STEMI with CS without a prior diagnosis of diabetes on admission and treated with PCI. (
  • We investigated a cohort of 208 consecutive patients with STEMI without a prior diagnosis of diabetes with CS on admission. (
  • In patients with STEMI with CS and without a prior diagnosis of diabetes undergoing primary PCI, admission glucose concentration is a very strong independent predictor for 1-year mortality. (
  • Participants Data from 7002 patients from 72 general practices with a COPD diagnosis date between 2000 and 2008 recorded in their primary care record. (
  • Main outcome measures First and subsequent admissions for AECOPD (International Classification of Diseases (ICD) 10 codes J44.0, J44.1 in any diagnostic position) after COPD diagnosis in primary care. (
  • Sixteen of 430 diagnosis groups had a significantly increased risk of death following weekend admission. (
  • The aim of this study was to investigate trends in outcome following a first ever hospitalisation with a diagnosis of heart failure in a large cohort of patients in the modern treatment era. (
  • Background- The relationship between admission glucose levels and outcomes in older diabetic and nondiabetic patients with acute myocardial infarction is not well defined. (
  • The CULPRIT-SHOCK trial (Culprit Lesion Only PCI Versus Multivessel PCI in Cardiogenic Shock) demonstrated superior outcome for culprit-lesion-only versus immediate multivessel percutaneous coronary intervention in patients presenting with acute myocardial infarction, multivessel disease, and cardiogenic shock. (
  • Both one month and one year survival were lower for patients whose first heart failure admission was concomitant with acute myocardial infarction. (
  • Case fatality rates remain high and prognosis poor, in particular for those of increasing age, for men, and for patients with concomitant acute myocardial infarction. (
  • Moreover, in the context of established risks due to hospitalization, we believe that current recommendations to admit, observe or perform provocative testing routinely on patients after an ED evaluation for chest pain has negative findings should be reconsidered," the study concludes. (
  • According to the MUST, high risk of malnutrition at hospitalization was found in 28.2% of patients. (
  • The association between night or weekend admission and hospitalization-relevant patient outcomes. (
  • Patient satisfaction is increasingly used as a health care quality metric, although satisfaction has been associated with more intense health care, including hospitalization. (
  • This study analyzed a population-based data set containing both hospitalization and outpatient prescription records to identify the incidence of potentially unintentional medication discontinuation among patients 66 years or older. (
  • On p 0000 McQuillan and colleagues present the results of a confidential inquiry into the quality of care received by 100 patients admitted to intensive care (p 0000). (
  • Using a random sample of the original medical records, that translated to a primary outcome event occurring in 0.06 percent of patients, according to the results. (
  • Most prior studies did not directly compare the effect of glucose on outcomes in patients with and without recognized diabetes, 1,4,5,7,9-11,14,15,17,20 and the few that did produced conflicting results. (
  • Results 18% of patients had no regular medications prescribed by clerking doctors, the majority of which were elective admissions during in-hour clerking and performed by experienced SHOs. (
  • Our main objective was to examine the role of laboratory test results in measuring disease severity at the time of admission for inpatients who reside in rural and urban areas. (
  • RESULTS: Patients residing in rural areas were more likely to have missing laboratory data on admission and less likely to have abnormal or severely abnormal tests. (
  • RESULTS: A total of 319,489 admissions were recorded and 20,021 BAC tests were performed, of which 14,359 were positive, divided 34.5% female and 65.5% male. (
  • Results: 300 patients comprised the analytic cohort. (
  • RESULTS: Although diverse in their characteristics, the patients were over represented by females, young to middle aged, and people on public support. (
  • Results were similar when the researchers looked only at patients older than 65 or those living in nursing homesgroups for whom universal PPV vaccination is recommended. (
  • Results Over 7000 patient-episodes were analyzed. (
  • Results Weekends accounted for 27% of all admissions (917 257/3 381 962) and 28% of deaths (18 282/64 789). (
  • Results: There was increasing trend of admissions of burn patients in December to January. (
  • Results We identified 35 patients (21 male), mean age 48 (range 18-76) years. (
  • Results 300 patients were recruited, of whom 239 received formal neuropsychological assessment 3-6 months after the stroke. (
  • The results also show that the majority of patients were registered with a GP. (
  • Results The study population included 123 patients with AIRD and COVID-19. (
  • A primary outcome of life-threatening arrhythmia, inpatient ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction, cardiac or respiratory arrest, or death occurred in 20 of the 11,230 patients (0.18 percent). (
  • Primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) reduces mortality in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) complicated by cardiogenic shock (CS). (
  • Protecting patients from the transmission of infectious diseases and from conditions attributable to the care they receive is key to an effective infection prevention and control program. (
  • Both agreed that 54 of the 100 patients received suboptimal care. (
  • Mortality in the intensive care unit for these patients was 48%, almost twice that of the 20 patients who they agreed had been managed well. (
  • Day of the week of intensive care admission and patient outcomes: a multisite regional evaluation. (
  • However, the similar risk for death in patients admitted on Friday and Monday suggests that "weekend effects" may be more related to unmeasured severity of illness and/or selection bias than to differences in quality of care. (
  • A study of patients with diverticulitis who went to emergency rooms in a Minnesota health system found that about half of those admitted could have been sent home at significant savings to not only the health care system, but to the individual patients as well. (
  • To determine whether shared decision making (SDM) intervention improves patient satisfaction in patients with first-admission schizophrenia compared with usual care. (
  • Two hundred eighty-four newly hospitalized geriatric patients from acute care wards (mean age 82.8 ± 8.7 years), who gave their written consent to participate in the study, were enrolled. (
  • Billings J, Mijanovich T. Improving the management of care for high-cost medicaid patients. (
  • Nighttime could be one of the most useful times to employ telemedicine, study authors argued, because 'telemedicine is most effective when applied where physician resources are scarce, patient care is time sensitive and service volume may distributed across a network. (
  • Inconsistencies in the quality of nighttime vs. daytime care are unacceptable, the authors said, and therein lies the opportunity for a high-performing telemedicine service that's a viable source of patient care. (
  • Nighttime telemedicine services are inspired by telemedicine in the emergency department and the intensive care unit--in June, it was reported that the University of California-San Diego Health System has launched a telemedicine pilot program in order to help decrease emergency room wait times for patients. (
  • Year 2 patient satisfaction with health care providers was assessed using 5 items from the Consumer Assessment of Health Plans Survey. (
  • There is currently intense interest in instituting satisfaction as a measure of patient-centered quality of care. (
  • 2 On its Physician Compare website, Medicare will soon report patient satisfaction metrics for primary care and other ambulatory providers. (
  • 17 , 18 To the extent that satisfaction is associated with greater intensity of care, especially discretionary care, efforts to encourage higher levels of patient satisfaction may have untoward cost and health effects. (
  • The number of intermediate care unit patients who were transferred also decreased by 67.1 percent, from 3.89 percent to 1.28 percent. (
  • This suspension comes at a critical time for patients and their families from Aden, as well as patients from Hodeidah and Taiz governorates, from which we receive war-wounded patients in need of urgent surgical care on a daily basis," said Seguin. (
  • There were 31 admissions, including 15 to the intensive care unit (ICU). (
  • The study says that patients who saw 'the same general practitioner a greater proportion of the time experienced fewer admissions' - suggesting that a link between patients and a specific GP, rather than simply a wider team, has a significant impact on care. (
  • Data from over 230,000 records for patients in England aged 62 to 82 between 2011 and 2013 show that patients with 'high' continuity of care had over 12% fewer admissions for ambulatory care sensitive conditions than patients with 'low' continuity of care. (
  • The researchers concluded that continuity of care could 'promote a more effective and trusting relationship between patients and doctors', allowing them to better understand their health problems and the most appropriate way to treat them. (
  • Patient satisfaction surveys show that although most patients satisfaction with continuity of care remains high, falling numbers of patients who have a preferred GP report being able to see them all or most of the time. (
  • But delivering continuity of care is becoming increasingly difficult as GPs and our teams struggle to deal with increased patient demand, with fewer resources, and not enough GPs or practice staff. (
  • We desperately need the government to deliver the pledges in NHS England's GP Forward View to increase investment in general practice and significantly expand the GP workforce, so that family doctors and our teams can continue to deliver high quality patient care for years to come. (
  • A DH spokesman said: 'This government is committed to making sure patients can get the right care at the right time from well-resourced GPs and from April 2015, all patients have had the right to continuity of care through a named GP, as part of the GP contract. (
  • The report published by the Health Foundation found that around 14% of all emergency admissions were for conditions theoretically manageable in primary care, while more than a quarter of unplanned A&E attendees had previously been unable to get a 'convenient' GP appointment. (
  • The paper said: 'Research has shown that patients who are registered at general practices that offer more accessible care experience fewer emergency admissions, as do patients who tend to see the same GP over time. (
  • Our objective was to enhance the quality of patient care by improving the admissions office service. (
  • Communication problems with patients and among staff groups involved in patient care were identified, and solutions were found and implemented. (
  • Although much progress has been made, it is still uncertain if this progress has had the expected impact on care provided to patients (ie, if the achievements or improvements should have been more significant). (
  • Prediction of mortality in trauma patients is an important part of trauma care (3). (
  • The decision to rename and restructure the former Patient Admissions Coordinator Program came about as a result of feedback received from the program's curriculum advisory committee and the request of regional health care employers, who wanted a program that would better align with industry expectations. (
  • This publication was supported by a postdoctoral fellowship in Health care Quality and Patient Outcomes awarded by the National Institute of Nursing research/National Institutes of Health to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing, North Carolina, USA (2T32NR008856, 2009-2014 Barbara Mark, Director). (
  • Six years ago, there were over 80 'Authorised Officers' - mental heath care professionals who can help families with admission of a loved one to an approved centre - in Ireland. (
  • To calculate the number of analytical tests and blood volume drawn during the first 24 h of admission to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). (
  • Quality measures of hospice lengths of stay should include patient-mix adjustments for type of cancer and site of care," the authors write. (
  • The problem grows significantly for those Medicaid patients who are older and are shuttled between general and intensive care facilities. (
  • Medical care facilities will usher patients out as quickly as possible unless patients and their loved ones force them to slow down and answer questions. (
  • The investigators want to explore staff and patients' experience of this type of care with semi-structured telephone interviews. (
  • It makes up a considerable proportion of the patients being admitted under the care of general surgeons. (
  • This study aims to expand upon previous work in this area by conducting semi-structured interviews with patients who have experienced emergency general surgical ambulatory care. (
  • They will identify themes that influence patient experience of emergency ambulatory care and whether this might vary depending on patient factors such as age, social support/responsibilities and attending condition. (
  • A coordinated care model for managing patients with decompensated cirrhosis was associated with improved survival and fewer liver-related emergency admissions than standard care. (
  • The role of chronic disease management, the standard of care for chronic diseases such as congestive heart failure, is not well studied in patients with decompensated cirrhosis. (
  • The new Patients with decompensated cirrhosis managed in a coordinated care model, a chronic liver failure program supervised by hepatologists, had fewer liver-related emergency re-admissions and better survival than patients managed with standard care. (
  • A coordinated system of care for patients with cardiac failure - chronic disease management - has been associated with significant cost savings and reduced rates of heart failure-related admissions and mortality. (
  • Although triage services in emergency departments are meant to prioritize care to the sickest patients, a new study finds that in some cases, patients identified as non-urgent receive diagnostic services and procedures, and are even admitted to critical care units. (
  • In nearly half of the non-urgent cases, patients received diagnostic services, such as blood tests and imaging, and slightly more than 16 percent of the cases led to critical care admissions. (
  • An observational study of changes to long-term medication after admission to an intensive care unit. (
  • Patient Characteristics and Adherence of Care Processes to Current Guidelines. (
  • Timing of emergency interhospital transfers from subacute to acute care and patient outcomes: A prospective cohort study. (
  • It implies active responsibility shared by patient and health care providers. (
  • Objective: Aging societies will bring an increase in the number of long-term care patients with mental-physical multimorbidity (MPM). (
  • We investigated the effect of prescription drug cost-sharing on overall health care utilization among elderly patients with rheumatoid arthritis. (
  • In a predominantly publicly funded health care system, the implementation of cost-containment policies such as prescription drug cost-sharing may have the unintended effect of increasing overall health utilization among elderly patients with rheumatoid arthritis. (
  • Health information technology (Health IT) makes it possible for health care providers to better manage patient care through secure use and sharing of health information. (
  • Thus, before patient arrival, the trauma team alert should lead to the initiation of care procedures adapted to the announced severity of the patient. (
  • Recently, vitamin D status has been shown to be associated with important outcomes such as length of stay (LOS) and mortality in intensive care unit (ICU) patients. (
  • Postoperative treatment of these old patients presents a new challenge for intensive care specialists. (
  • Our focus was to eliminate patient identified barriers to care that led to decreased quality of care. (
  • A team-based, collaborative approach using members from all aspects of patient care. (
  • An initial survey identified which barriers to care our patients felt obstructed their care. (
  • Primary care provides the first line of access to health care by providing high-quality care in an efficient manner with an emphasis on patient experience. (
  • Through regular assessments of our panel, we noted multiple social determinants of health that negatively impacted our patients' care and access to our clinic. (
  • In a review of the national literature, the most common patient barriers include distance to care, difficulty with attending multiple appointments, accessibility of appointments, and cost of care. (
  • 4 Even if a patient has coverage and access to care, there still may be barriers limiting the health care they can receive. (
  • The patients were mostly referred to the team by self/family members and primary care physicians. (
  • The patients vaccination status was determined through interviews, medical record reviews, contact with primary care physicians and records from the regional office of community health. (
  • Of the patients, 22 percent had been vaccinated with PPV, and 624 died or were admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU). (
  • The Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist (CDCES) sees patients within 24-72 hours after the referral is placed. (
  • Patients have been admitted to the incorrect stream of rehabilitation or admitted inappropriately and there has been poorly coordinated continuity of care throughout the entire rehabilitation process. (
  • The absence of service provision for those waiting for admission has resulted in distressed families and referrers and a high percentage of delayed discharges in both the acute sector and the rehabilitation setting due to late collaboration with community and primary care services. (
  • Begley C, Twomey V. Supporting Patients through the rehabilitation continuum of care: The NRH Pre-admission Coordinator. (
  • The study highlights the important role of primary care in preventing or delaying a first AECOPD admission. (
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is largely managed in primary care and our study uses high-quality routine primary care data for all patients with COPD diagnosed in primary care in participating general practices, and therefore reflects the characteristics of patients in the population with COPD. (
  • Background Proposed causes for increased mortality following weekend admission (the 'weekend effect') include poorer quality of care and sicker patients. (
  • The aim of this study was to analyse the 7 days post-admission time patterns of excess mortality following weekend admission to identify whether distinct patterns exist for patients depending upon the relative contribution of poorer quality of care (care effect) or a case selection bias for patients presenting on weekends (patient effect). (
  • Recognising these different patterns should help identify at-risk diagnoses where quality of care can be improved in order to minimise the excess mortality associated with weekend admission. (
  • Introduction and Objectives Little is known about outcomes of patients with interstitial lung disease (ILD) requiring emergency admission to the intensive care unit (ICU). (
  • A national review of asthma deaths found that a significant proportion of patients die without seeking medical assistance or before emergency medical care could be provided. (
  • Objectives Establish the pathway that patients undertake to access care in the lead up to an A and E attendance and/or inpatient admission. (
  • NEWS was associated with death or critical care admission. (
  • Admission glucose concentration is an independent predictor of mortality in patients with STEMI and is associated with the occurrence of CS. (
  • Whether admission glucose is also a predictor of mortality in CS patients treated with primary PCI is unexplored. (
  • We performed a retrospective study of hospitalized patients with 2009 H1N1 influenza infection during the second wave and compared our findings with literature reports from the first wave. (
  • 2 in a retrospective study, the 30-day re-admission rate was 37%, with 22% of re-admissions classified as preventable. (
  • Part of the effect is potentially a selection bias where the cohort of patients admitted on weekends has different characteristics (eg, sicker and older) compared with those admitted on weekdays. (
  • Patients had not all spent a full year as "educated" patients within the study year: when "educated days" were controlled for, annual admission rates for the entire enhanced education group were 49% (31% to 78%) of those in the control group. (
  • Dr. Kwaan and coauthors found that 53 percent of the admitted patients in their study could be safely discharged home. (
  • Of the 45,416 encounters the authors examined, 11,230 patients met the criteria to be included in the study. (
  • Our study does not demonstrate that patients derive no utility from further management or diagnostic workup after the ED [emergency department] evaluation. (
  • The study from Germany's second-largest health insurer DKV , seen by Reuters on Sunday, looked at the data of 5735 COVID-19 patients, of whom 605 were hospitalized and 49 died. (
  • The study investigates history and changes among patients who have been discharged one year ago and sees how they have recovered from severe Covid-19 pneumonia. (
  • During the study period, 139 high-risk patients were admitted: 60 met inclusion criteria and 50 were interviewed. (
  • Mean Medicaid expenditures for the interviewed patients were $39,188 and $84,040 per patient for the years immediately prior to and following study participation, respectively. (
  • Delayed medical attention possibly explains the high number of ICU admissions in our study. (
  • Findings from this study suggest that initial symptoms of recently infected patients seem more insidious. (
  • The study included 100 patients. (
  • This is a qualitative study of patient and staff experience. (
  • The purpose of this study is to demonstrate that canakinumab given upon acute gout flares relieves the signs and symptoms and prevents recurrence of gout flares in patients with frequent f. (
  • This study aimed to assess the effects of SIH and DH on the mortality outcomes of traumatic femoral fracture patients with NDN and DN. (
  • p = 0.012) increase in the adjusted mortality odds ratio of patients with SIH and DH, respectively, were found in this study. (
  • This study demonstrated that SIH and DH patients with traumatic femoral fractures had higher mortality when compared with NDN patients, but not when compared with DN patients, with or without adjustment of the differences in patient's age, sex, co-morbidities, and injury severity. (
  • We did a pooled cohort study of 517 patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis from three IPFnet multicentre randomised controlled trials. (
  • Overall, 2968 elderly patients reached the annual maximum cost-sharing amount at least once during the study periods. (
  • This study was based on the assessment, treatment, and outcome registration-data of a total of 363 patients of the CRHT team in a period from February 2008 to July 2009. (
  • This study also highlights deficiencies in the cancer journeys of certain patients with cancer, such as patients who present with a new cancer as an emergency admission, or patients unable to be discharged due to a lack of community resources. (
  • This prospective cohort study finds that high serum calcitonin levels upon admission are associated with elevated risk of invasive respiratory or vasopressor support (IRVS) within three days. (
  • The aim of this study was to evaluate outcomes of patients with ILD admitted to ICU. (
  • Month wise admissions (7674 patients) and deaths (2865) of burn patients in last seventeen years (2000 to 2016) were used for this purpose. (
  • Regardless of admission time, patients had a benefit from culprit-lesion-only as compared to immediate multivessel percutaneous coronary intervention. (
  • To access the list of all appointments for a specific patient only you typically start from the patients record. (
  • PVCC's redesigned program will teach important medical office skills such as managing medical records, filing insurance claims, scheduling patient services and appointments, customer service, basic medical coding and billing. (
  • 7 - 9 In a randomised pilot trial, our group found that patients with decompensated cirrhosis treated in a chronic liver failure program based on chronic disease management principles were more likely to attend clinic and surveillance (endoscopy and radiology) appointments. (
  • Extent to which the patient follows prescribed treatment such as keeping APPOINTMENTS AND SCHEDULES and MEDICATION ADHERENCE for desired therapeutic outcome. (
  • Unplanned emergency admissions can also influence availability. (
  • This comes after the National Audit Office told NHS England earlier this year that it must make 'measurable' reductions in emergency admissions by 2020 , despite warnings that it could 'create additional demand' for general practices. (
  • Alongside this, the cost of emergency admissions increased from £5.5bn to £17bn between 2006/07 and 2016/17. (
  • CONCLUSION: Heart failure patients from rural areas are hospitalized at lower severity levels than their urban counterparts. (
  • CONCLUSION: We observed an increase in the percentage of admissions with positive BAC that was not limited to younger individuals. (
  • We assessed emergency department (ED) utilization in patients with colorectal cancer to identify factors associated with ED visits and subsequent admission, as well as identify a high-risk subset of patients that could be targeted to reduce ED visits. (
  • Both surrogate events were associated with subsequent time to death from any cause (hazard ratio [HR] for admission 4·05, 95% CI 1·36-12·11 vs HR for 10% or greater decline in FVC 4·68, 1·83-11·99). (
  • Practices were incentivised to allocate a named GP with lead responsibility for each patient on their list aged over 75 from 2014, and required to allocate a named GP for every patient from April 2016 . (
  • These patients were allocated into four groups: SIH ( n = 75), DH ( n = 280), DN ( n = 309), and NDN ( n = 1326), with detailed information retracted from the Trauma Registry System at a level I trauma center between 1 January 2009, and 31 December 2016. (
  • In 2016, it was identified that a solution to the fragmented arrangement of services to patients with acquired brain injury was required. (
  • The number of out-patient treatments for chronic enteritis has increased even faster, from 0.4 per 10 thousand persons in 1993 to 21.2 per 10 thousand persons in 2011. (
  • Exercise capacity declines with time and is an important determinant of health status and prognosis in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). (
  • Asthma patients have a range of strategies available for controlling severe episodes and for maintaining their everyday functioning at the best possible level. (
  • Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) has become established as a treatment option for patients with severe symptomatic aortic valve stenosis. (
  • Patients who had been involuntarily admitted were more likely to be females, had utilized public welfare services more often, presented more severe substance use patterns, and had a history of more frequent visits to physicians for somatic complaints in the last 6 months, they also had fewer comorbid mental disorders. (
  • 60 (25%) patients had moderate-severe VCI. (
  • Pragmatic randomised trial comparing outcomes over 12 months between patients taking part in an enhanced education programme (four personalised booklets, sent by post) and patients receiving conventional oral education at outpatient or surgery visits. (
  • A group of 1834 "super-users" comprised 13.6% of our population yet accounted for 52.1% of the total number of ED visits and 32.3% of admissions. (
  • Within this group, we identify common factors for a high-risk subset of patients with three or more ED visits who account for over half of all ED visits and a third of all admissions. (
  • The researchers also looked at the impact of extending opening hours and saw that patients registered to practices with extended access were 26.4% less likely to initiate A&E visits for minor complaints than patients at other practices. (
  • Despite these reductions, this only equated to a 3.1% drop in A&E visits overall, and no information was available for admission rates. (
  • To ensure patient confidentiality, visitors aren't allowed during doctors' rounds and will be asked to exit the ward during this time. (
  • Patients are waiting for hospitalisation for a long time and their families are running around from one place to another, she said citing "information" received by the party. (
  • She said at a time when families of patients are suffering, such red-tapism is increasing their misery. (
  • Lin C-H, Chen Y-S, Lin C-H, Lin K-S. Factors affecting time to rehospitalization for patients with major depressive disorder. (
  • 3 ⇓ ⇓ ⇓ ⇓ ⇓ - 9 At the same time, patient satisfaction has been consistently associated with the fulfillment of patient requests, 10 , 11 and clinicians have expressed concern that incentives to maximize satisfaction may lead to excessive testing or treatment in attempts to satisfy patients. (
  • During this time, MSF teams also ran an advanced emergency post and surgical mobile clinics in the city to stabilize the war-wounded patients and improve their chances of survival. (
  • Instead, it was originally meant to predict the amount of time patients could safely wait to be seen in the ER. (
  • The concern is that [the two-midnight rule] sets an arbitrary time threshold that dictates where a patient should be placed. (
  • It does little to clear confusion for patients when it comes time for them to pay their bills. (
  • A better understanding of the change over time of ED admissions related to alcohol intoxication, its sex and age distribution, and the characterisation of potential changes in the level of observed intoxications will yield information on what measures could be implemented. (
  • This management has to be organized to minimize loss of time that would be deleterious for the patients outcome. (
  • Because of a lengthy waiting list of patients with diverse and complex rehabilitation needs, the waiting time for admission has been extensive, i.e. waiting longer than 12 months. (
  • Arrival time is not yet confirmed, however, the patient is expected to arrive via air transport this weekend. (
  • This predicted 30-44 admissions and 9-13 deaths of burn patients in the year of 2019. (
  • New patients are being directed to other treatment centres in the county and the closure is temporary as patients who have recovered from the virus will be discharged and once an acceptable level of Covid-19 patients is reached, new admissions will be accepted. (
  • It said that if older patients saw their most frequently seen GP two more times out of every 10 consultations, this would result in a 6% decrease in admissions. (
  • High blood glucose levels in surgical patients with and without diabetes are associated with increased risk of medical complications and death. (
  • Pilot studies have shown that up to 30% of emergency general surgical patients could be managed in this way. (
  • Data from Optum Labs Data Warehouse, a national administrative claims database, was retrospectively analyzed to identify patients with colorectal cancer from 2008 to 2014. (
  • This audit aims to review the practice of medication prescription by junior doctors during patient admission to a national neurosurgical unit, and to identify areas of improvement for prompt and accurate prescription. (
  • Following IRB approval, New York Statewide Planning and Research Cooperative System (SPARCS) administrative data was used to identify 22,139 adult patients who underwent bariatric surgery from 2006-2008. (
  • In addition, several factors were identified that significantly identify at risk patients. (
  • Identify a patient, stating the reason for admission/appointment. (
  • OBJECTIVE Although associated with adverse outcomes in other cardiopulmonary conditions, the prognostic value of elevated glucose in patients with acute pulmonary embolism (PE) is unknown. (
  • But a primary outcome event occurred in only four patients after excluding from the 20 patients those patients who were not likely to be sent home from the emergency department because of abnormal vital signs or other concerning findings. (
  • However, our findings suggest that further evaluation may be best performed in the outpatient rather than the inpatient setting, and that this information should be integrated into shared decision-making discussions regarding potential admission. (
  • 1-20 On the basis of these reports and similar findings in patients with critical illness, 21 the association between glucose levels and adverse outcomes has been a focus of growing attention from expert groups and professional societies. (
  • New research findings presented this week at the American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting in Boston reveal that Raman spectroscopy (RS) used at point of service could reduce the need for inpatient admission in patients with gout and pseudogout. (
  • Findings: From Jan. 16 to Jan. 29, 2020, 89 patients had been identified as confirmed COVID-19. (
  • Such findings allowed more accurate disease severity scores and improved the process for identifying high risk patients. (
  • Self et al, then, have added to the growing wealth of knowledge about this particular biomarker with their findings gleaned from examining whether PCT is helpful to ICUs in assessing disease severity and stratifying patients suffering from community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) by risk. (
  • The patients were mainly elderly, with comorbidities and a systemic autoimmune condition. (
  • All the information entered here is related to medication during the admission (indication, treatment period, dosage etc. (
  • For your pet's protection, a medication for flea control may be administered upon admission. (
  • Simply print out and complete the New Patient Admission Questionnaire and bring it with you to your appointment along with your complete medication list, insurance card and photo I.D. (
  • Not sharing the right info on patients and medication are among the communication issues at hand. (
  • Analyzing nearly 400,000 patients, investigators found high rates of medication discontinuation ranging from 5% to 19% across 5 evidence-based medication classes (e.g., lipid lowering, thyroid replacement, antiplatelet agents) for hospitalized patients. (
  • Admission to the ICU was associated with an even greater risk of medication discontinuation. (
  • A qualitative analysis of outpatient medication use in community settings: observed safety vulnerabilities and recommendations for improved patient safety. (
  • The effect is a reduction in waiting times for admission, the provision of effective intervention while waiting for admission and reducing the numbers of delayed discharges plus returns to the acute setting. (
  • Elevated levels of these markers upon ICU admission could possibly predict mortality in COVID-19. (
  • Sixty-five patients were involuntarily admitted pursuant to the Social Services Act and 137 were voluntarily admitted. (
  • More attention is required for involuntarily admitted patients in order to meet the needs associated with complex and mixed disorders. (
  • He was a juvenile diabetes patient and had complained of breathlessness on Friday morning. (
  • 240 mg/dL) and continuous variable for its association with mortality in patients with and without recognized diabetes. (
  • Two-thirds of patients with diabetes avoid regularly monitoring their blood glucose levels because of the painful and invasive nature of current blood glucose detection. (
  • furthermore, patients with normoglycemia may not only have non-diabetic normoglycemia (NDN) but also have a possibility of diabetic normoglycemia (DN), with the diabetes under control. (
  • Elderly patients (≥ 65 years) were selected from a population-based cohort with rheumatoid arthritis. (
  • With the utilization of LM, the admissions services have put ongoing rapid improvements of the admissions process into place, eliminating elements that do not add value. (
  • Previous research has shown that patient cost-sharing leads to a reduction in overall health resource utilization. (
  • Historically, based on data for patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), in whom outcome is poor, there has been a reluctance to provide advanced support for individuals with ILD. (
  • 22,23 However, although recommendations are being developed for strict glucose management in all hospitalized patients, 22,23 glucose measurement is not included in AMI risk indexes, 24-27 and current AMI guidelines do not suggest specific therapeutic targets for glucose control. (
  • This relative lack of guidance concerning the risk stratification and management of AMI patients with elevated glucose may reflect the fact that many aspects of the relationship between glucose levels and mortality in AMI patients have not been adequately defined. (
  • They found 19 percent of common hospitalist admissions occurred between 7 p.m. and 7 a.m., with the range of admissions per night only between zero and 10 patients. (
  • Lower volumes of nighttime admissions in rural facilities may indicate a market for telehospitalist solutions to address the dilemma of hospitalist staffing shortages. (
  • Before you can complete pre-admission, you need to get pre-authorisation from your medical aid. (
  • Either the patient or the main member must call the medical aid for an authorisation number. (
  • The low volume of nighttime admissions indicates an opportunity to leverage a telehospitalist physician service to deliver inpatient medical admission services across a network,' the study's authors concluded. (
  • We are extremely worried by the deteriorating security situation inside Aden and its consequences for our medical activities, as incidents like these endanger the lives of both patients and staff. (
  • The course will train people to assist patients to manage their medical experiences. (
  • Financial experts are warning practices about the pitfalls of promoting medical credit cards to their patients. (
  • Since 80's, admissions in Emergency medical services increase regularly. (
  • Children represents 30% of the patients in Emergency medical Service. (
  • A new report reveals that doctors who are banned from practicing or shunned from the medical community in one state can move to another and serve patients on a clean record. (
  • Although medical needs can be quantified, there are often other, nonmedical factors that put patients at risk and influence when and whether a patient is admitted. (
  • Objectives Timely and correct prescription of patients' regular medications on admission to neurosurgical unit is noticed not to be fully compliant with set standards. (