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*  Comparison of the Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation Score (APACHE) II with GCS in Predicting Hospital Mortality of...
II with GCS in Predicting Hospital Mortality of Neurosurgical Intensive Care Unit Patients ... Comparison of the Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation Score (APACHE) II with GCS in Predicting Hospital Mortality of ... Mortality increased in the elderly group. The mean survival score using APACHE II was 36.5 and death score was 67.4 . These ... This study compares the efficacy of the predicting power for mortality and functional outcome of GCS and APACHEII in patients ...
http://ccsenet.org/journal/index.php/gjhs/article/view/13811
*  30-Day In-Hospital Mortality After Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) and Aortic Valve Replacement (AVR)
... ... 30-Day In-Hospital Mortality After Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) and Aortic Valve Replacement (AVR). ... 30-Day In-Hospital Mortality After Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) and Aortic Valve Replacement (AVR). ... where the interventions were not coded as out of hospital or abandoned (Out-of-Hospital Indicator not equal to Y and ...
http://indicatorlibrary.cihi.ca/pages/viewpage.action?pageId=10682391&showChildren=false&decorator=printable
*  Two Methods Offer Good Mortality Prediction in Critically Ill HIV Patients
They conducted this study to compare predictions of mortality in the hospital, after 30 days, and after 1 year with two tools: ... They used logistic regression to assess mortality predictions with APACHE and VACS in the hospital, after 30 days, and after 1 ... analysis discerned little difference in predictive value with APACHE versus VACS for in-hospital mortality or 30-day mortality ... 30-day mortality (OR 1.652 for APACHE and 1.144 for VACS), and 1-year mortality (OR 1.323 for APACHE and 1.132 for VACS) (P < ...
http://natap.org/2016/IAC/IAC_28.htm
*  Comparison of trauma centre outcome performance for young adults and geriatric patients | Injury Prevention
Analyses were based on the evaluation of hospital mortality across the 59 trauma centres of the inclusive trauma system in the ... Among the 55 355 young adult patients, mortality was 3.6%. Among the 30 983 geriatric patients, mortality was 8.4%. The two ... Results for young adults (16-64 years) and geriatric patients (≥65 years) were compared using hospital ranks and outliers. ... The Spearman's correlation coefficient describing agreement between hospital ranks was 0.201 (95% CI −0.061 to 0.436). Results ...
http://injuryprevention.bmj.com/content/16/Suppl_1/A108.3
*  Hospital mortality league tables | The BMJ
Hospital mortality league tables Question what they tell you-and how useful they are ... but its hospital mortality figures will arouse the most interest. Many in the NHS and elsewhere will be asking themselves how ... Hospital mortality league tables. BMJ 2003; 326 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.326.7393.777 (Published 12 April 2003) Cite ... including equipment and services available at each hospital and how the hospital performs on waiting lists and complaints, ...
http://www.bmj.com/content/326/7393/777
*  Hospital Mortality Data Can Mislead - tribunedigital-chicagotribune
8 Illinois hospitals cited for high death rates`` stated that Rochelle Community Hospital has ``quality problems.`` This is ... Hospital Mortality Data Can Mislead. January 19, 1990,By Patricia Whitby, R.N., Utilization Review Department; Debbi Toth, R.N ... The use of a 30-day post-discharge mortality rate counts deaths that may have been unrelated to prior hospital care. ... Rochelle Community Hospital is the sole provider of both acute and hospital-based skilled care in the Ogle County area. We ...
http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1990-01-19/news/9001050928_1_mortality-data-mortality-rate-small-rural-hospital
*  New Hospital Mortality Rate Index To Be Used Across UK - Redorbit
In 10 weeks they produced a new index, the Summary Hospital Mortality Index (SHMI) based on the age, sex, method of admission ... In the past this has mainly been done by a company called Dr Foster, which produced the Hospital Standardized Mortality Ratio ( ... New Hospital Mortality Rate Index To Be Used Across UK. by Sam Savage ... A report from the Steering Group for the National Review of the Hospital Standardized Mortality Ratio (NHS Information Centre ...
http://www.redorbit.com/news/health/2061839/new_hospital_mortality_rate_index_to_be_used_across_uk/
*  Corning Hospital Hospital Mortality (Death) Rates | Guthrie
Patients should talk with their physicians and our hospital staff if they have questions about our quality scores or quality ... This information, and information on other hospitals, can be found on www.hospitalcompare.hhs.gov. ... Guthrie is committed to providing our patients the most recent quality data on our hospital. ... Hospital 30-day mortality (death) rates for Guthrie Corning Hospital patients compared to the U.S. national rate, by condition ...
https://www.guthrie.org/corning-hospital-hospital-death-mortality-rates
*  Hospital mortality rates unreliable - University of Birmingham research
... of Birmingham suggests that the system used by the Government to inform key decisions about the performance of NHS hospitals is ... Case mix adjusted hospital mortality is a poor proxy for preventable mortality: a modelling study. BMJ quality and safety. ... In England, adjusted mortality statistics for NHS hospitals have been published since 2001 by the Dr Foster organisation and ... Hospital mortality rates are widely used as a measure of quality in developed countries. ...
https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/news/latest/2012/10/16-Oct-Hospital-mortality-rates-unreliable---University-of-Birmingham-research.aspx
*  Scotland's hospital mortality rate drops by more than 10% - AOL
The mortality rate at Scotland's hospitals has fallen by more than 10% since 2014, new figures show.The Scottish Government ... giving a hospital standardised mortality rate (HSMR) of 0.86.. In this period, one hospital - Belford Hospital in Fort William ... The hospital standardised mortality rate takes account of those patients who die within 30 days of being admitted to hospital ... The mortality rate at Scotland's hospitals has fallen by more than 10% since 2014, new figures show. ...
https://www.aol.co.uk/news/2018/02/20/scotlands-hospital-mortality-rate-drops-by-more-than-10/
*  ED Closures & Nearby Hospital Mortality Risk | Physician's Weekly
... greater likelihood of inpatient mortality than those admitted to unaffected hospitals," Liu says. The risk of death was more ... California emergency department closures are associated with increased inpatient mortality at nearby hospitals. Health Aff ( ... The mortality increases observed in the study by Liu and colleagues may be attributed to longer travel times to farther EDs or ... The odds of mortality increased by 10% for non-elderly adults, 15% for those with AMI, 10% for patients with stroke, and 8% for ...
https://www.physiciansweekly.com/ed-closures-nearby-hospital-mortality-risk/
*  Abstract 3494: Gender Differences In Hospital Mortality After Percutaneous Coronary Intervention | Circulation
Conclusion Women with ACS who undergo PCI have a higher in-hospital mortality rate than men. In non-urgent procedure the risk ... Objectives Previous studies have shown higher in-hospital mortality in women than in men after PCI for acute coronary syndrome ... Abstract 3494: Gender Differences In Hospital Mortality After Percutaneous Coronary Intervention. Talia Chilon, Thibault ... Abstract 3494: Gender Differences In Hospital Mortality After Percutaneous Coronary Intervention. Talia Chilon, Thibault ...
http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/116/Suppl_16/II_791.2
*  Development of a nomogram for predicting in-hospital mortality of pati | COPD
In-hospital death occurred in 209 patients (6.8%). Higher mortality was associated with older age, being male, lower body mass ... We developed a nomogram based on these variables to predict in-hospital mortality. The concordance index of the nomogram was ... This nomogram could help clinicians to predict risk of in-hospital mortality in individual patients with COPD exacerbation. ... We performed multivariable logistic regression analysis to examine factors associated with in-hospital mortality and thereafter ...
https://www.dovepress.com/development-of-a-nomogram-for-predicting-in-hospital-mortality-of-pati-peer-reviewed-article-COPD
*  Hospital mortality: when failure is not a good measure of success
The article presents a case study of the outcomes-based perfomance measures for hospital mortality for specific conditions and ... The recommendation of supporters the use of the hospital standardized mortality ratio to monitor quality of care over time. ... Home » Hospital mortality: when failure is not a good measure of success ... The article discusses the validity of the hospital's standardized mortality ratio wherein it must correlate with accepted ...
http://connection.ebscohost.com/c/case-studies/32981165/hospital-mortality-when-failure-not-good-measure-success
*  Factors Associated within 28 Days In-Hospital Mortality of Patients with Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
... Nadia Sharif, ... M. Zambon and J.-L. Vincent, "Mortality rates for patients with acute lung injury/ARDS have decreased over time," Chest, vol. ... E. Seeley, D. F. McAuley, M. Eisner, M. Miletin, M. A. Matthay, and R. H. Kallet, "Predictors of mortality in acute lung injury ... J. Phua, J. R. Badia, N. K. J. Adhikari et al., "Has mortality from acute respiratory distress syndrome decreased over time? A ...
https://www.hindawi.com/journals/bmri/2013/564547/ref/
*  Financial incentives may improve hospital mortality rates, says study | The University of Manchester
A "significant" fall in mortality rates for certain conditions emerged in a study into the use of incentives at hospitals in ... A copy of the paper, 'Association between Mortality and Hospital Pay for Performance in England,' by Martin Roland et al, ... In the US, these schemes are voluntary and only 5% of hospitals take part, whereas all hospitals in the North West of England ... Financial incentives may improve hospital mortality rates, says study. 08 Nov 2012 ...
http://www.manchester.ac.uk/discover/news/article/?id=9006
*  Nurse staffing and education and hospital mortality in nine European countries: a retrospective observational study. - PubMed ...
Does hospital mortality increase due to a decrease in nurse staffing? - the lack of nurses is a problem - particularly in ... Nurse staffing and education and hospital mortality in nine European countries: a retrospective observational study.. Aiken LH1 ... Staffing and education of nurses and hospital mortality in Europe-Authors' reply. [Lancet. 2014] ... Staffing and education of nurses and hospital mortality in Europe. [Lancet. 2014] ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24581683?dopt=Abstract
*  Childhood in-hospital mortality from acute gastro-enteritis in Cape Town
Overall inpatient mortality in hospitals was 0.78%, a low figure given the very demanding circumstances in many of the ... These data have provided a first view of hospitalisation and in-hospital mortality due to AGE in a city in South Africa. ... 2. Patrick M, Stephen C. Child PIP: Making mortality meaningful by using a structured mortality review process to improve the ... morbidity and mortality. This involves the media, community and hospital services and progressive provision of basic amenities ...
http://www.scielo.org.za/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0256-95742010000400006&lng=en&nrm=iso
*  Hospital Mortality in Patients Submitted to Pharmacoinvasive Strategy With Tenecteplase (TNK) - No Study Results Posted -...
Hospital Mortality in Patients Submitted to Pharmacoinvasive Strategy With Tenecteplase (TNK). The safety and scientific ... Predictors of in-hospital mortality in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction undergoing pharmacoinvasive ...
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/results/NCT01791764
*  Diabetes is an independent risk factor for in-hospital mortality from acute spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage. | Diabetes...
The overall in-hospital mortality rate was 54.3% in the diabetic group and 26.3% in the nondiabetic group (P , 0.001). Previous ... Diabetes is an independent risk factor for in-hospital mortality from acute spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage.. ... Diabetes is an independent risk factor for in-hospital mortality from acute spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage. ... Diabetes is an independent risk factor for in-hospital mortality from acute spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage. ...
http://care.diabetesjournals.org/content/23/10/1527
*  Confronting Insurance Coverage as a Risk Factor in Hospital Mortality Rates | Medical School - University of Minnesota
Insurance Coverage Predicts Mortality in Patients Transferred Between Hospitals: a Cross-Sectional Study.This research seeks to ... identify the relationship between insurance coverage and the mortality rate of patients transferred between hospitals. ... Alternatively, hospitals could be providing patients with a mandated triage exam and then transferring them to another hospital ... Insurance Coverage Predicts Mortality in Patients Transferred Between Hospitals: a Cross-Sectional Study. ...
https://www.med.umn.edu/news-events/confronting-insurance-coverage-risk-factor-hospital-mortality-rates
*  Variation in hospital mortality in an Australian neonatal intensive care unit network
... in hospital E to 10.4% in hospital C. Adjusted mortality rates showed little CTC variation. No hospital reached the +99.8% ... The overall unadjusted hospital mortality rate for the network was 7.9% (n=572 deaths). This varied from 5.3% ... Variation in hospital mortality in an Australian neonatal intensive care unit network. ... Author Information: Department of Neonatology, Centenary Hospital for Women and Children, Canberra Hospital, Garran, Australian ...
https://insights.ovid.com/pubmed?PMID=29074720
*  ICU and hospital mortality rates according to ventilato | Open-i
ICU and hospital mortality rates according to ventilatory support, ARDS diagnosis and NIV failure. ARDS, acute respiratory ... Multivariate analysis was used to identifiy variables associated with hospital mortality and NIV failure.Current mortality of ... Multivariate analysis was used to identifiy variables associated with hospital mortality and NIV failure.Current mortality of ... Figure 2: ICU and hospital mortality rates according to ventilatory support, ARDS diagnosis and NIV failure. ARDS, acute ...
https://openi.nlm.nih.gov/detailedresult.php?img=PMC3672504_cc12594-2&req=4
*  In-Hospital Mortality From HIV Dropping as Non-AIDS Proportion Surges - TheBodyPRO.com
... though the proportion of hospital deaths caused by non-AIDS illnesses rose from ... ... In-hospital deaths fell steadily and significantly from 1995 through 2011, ... To address limitations in research on hospital mortality in HIV populations, these investigators examined trends in in-hospital ... In-hospital mortality fell steadily and significantly from 1995 through 2011, according to a large study at a U.S. urban ...
http://www.thebodypro.com/content/76842/in-hospital-mortality-from-hiv-dropping-as-non-aid.html?comments=on